Advertising: The Propaganda of 20th Century Society

The shopping malls are quieter now. The Christmas rush is over. Even the Boxing Day sales have run their course. The weekly local papers are no longer over-stuffed with ads that claim to have the best products at the best prices. “The... next...

Worship: Elements, Circumstances and Forms

Question: What are the elements of Christian worship? Answer: The reading of the Scriptures with godly fear; the sound preaching, and conscionable hearing of the word, in obedience unto God with understanding, faith and reverence; singing of... next...

War is Expensive

I used to have a pro-active attitude toward war. Around the age of seven I began taking an interest in things military, allured by their apparent glory. I loved to watch war movies like The Big Red One, Star Wars, and television series like... next...

Selling a Birthright for a Mess of Stew

The title of this article likely brings the story of Esau and Jacob to the minds of many of you. Esau, who was famished when he came in from outdoors, sold his valuable birthright to Jacob for a meal of stew (Genesis 25:29–34). In the... next...

Bible Studies on Genesis 1–11 – Lesson 15: Creation Preserved by Covenant (Part One)

READ GENESIS 8 The closing verses of Genesis 7 describe in sobering words the extent of the flood and its deadly effects: all the earth was covered with water for 150 days so that all life died. “Only Noah was left and those who were with... next...

Bible Studies on Genesis 1–11 – Lesson 16: Creation Preserved by Covenant (Part Two)

READ GENESIS 9:1–17 There is much in this passage that builds upon what is said in Genesis 8, especially 8:21 ,22. Genesis 9:1–17 elaborates on the blessing of God upon the whole of His creation-kingdom, particularly upon the race... next...

Until We’ve Learned Our Lesson

I have a dim recollection from my childhood days of being told I would have to endure one form of punishment or another until I had “learned my lesson.” My parents presumed, correctly, there were certain eternal lessons that would... next...

Christians facing attacks in the US

Do you have any idea how much you are under attack? If you call yourself a Christian, if you take the Bible seriously, and if you express your Biblical convictions in the public arena then that statement applies to you. Our enlightened culture,... next...

Feed My Lambs: Spiritual Nutrition

There has never been a time in world history when people in developed countries have been so carefully and well fed physically. Nutrition is a subject which fills pages of every homemaker’s magazine and captures the spotlight of many television... next...

The Shepherd’s Staff: Peacemakers (1)

Joe and Bil! both attend the same church, which is why Bm hired Joe to build his backyard deck. During construction, Bill made a few simple design changes that did not change the size or the amount of work required. Joe agreed, but charged more,... next...
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