Paradise Lost – Paradise Restored

The eleventh century Archbishop of Canterbury, Anselm, had a question for people to ponder. But the letters he would have tattooed on the rear end of his horse were not WWJD. They were CDH. Cur Deus Homo. Why did God become a man? Why would... next...

Resurrecting the Resurrection

One of the undoubted articles of our historic faith is surely the resurrection of the body. And it is my contention that in selecting this item of Biblical teaching rather than the destiny of the soul at death, the ancient creed that we know... next...

In Spirit & Truth: Whither the Sabbath?

Now that “Super Bowl Sunday” (a.k.a. “the Lord’s Day”) is past, and all the understandable excitement about the Falcons is behind us, perhaps we might now raise the awkward question, “Whither the Christian... next...

Worship Music

Question: For whom does the church sing in worship? Answer: a sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things! His right hand and his holy arm have gotten him the victory (Ps. 98:1). As we turn our attention to music we come at... next...

Bible Studies on Genesis 1–11 – Lesson 17: Canaan and the Nations

READ GENESIS 9:18–10:32 The genealogy (“generations/account”) of Noah began in Genesis 6:9, and it now comes to its conclusion in Genesis 9:29. Genesis 10:1 begins a new section, one that deals with the three sons of Noah:... next...

Bible Studies on Genesis 1–11 – Lesson 18: Babel and Beyond

READ GENESIS 11 After the flood there was only one family on earth. It reminds us of the situation in early Genesis after God expelled Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden. But in the “generations/account” of Noah’s three sons,... next...

Honors Bestowed for Doing the Worst Best

It takes something really bizarre to shock me these days. But I must confess that the latest pulse check of the American people did, in fact, have me doing a double take. I found myself asking, “Is it really possible that my fellow citizens... next...

Telling the Truth about Homosexual Behavior

The recent series of full-page newspaper ads sponsored by conservative an ristian organizations telling homosexuals they can change their behavior and lifestyle if they want to, strikes at the heart of the intolerant gay rights movement. To... next...

The Way of the Wise: Teaching Teenagers about Sex (Part 1)

It doesn’t take much insight or cultural awareness to realize that we need to be concerned about the culture in which our children are growing. The philosophies of materialism, autonomy, entitlement, and hedonism beckon them at every turn.... next...

Concomitants of the Second Advent: The Final Judgment (III) “Will There Be Degrees of Reward in the Kingdom of Heaven?”

For the last several months, my column in The Outlook has been devoted to a series of articles on the life and legacy of Abraham Kuyper. Some readers may remember that, prior to this series, I had been writing a rather lengthy series on the... next...
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