Christian Research Journal Archive

How To Read A Book

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 26, number 2 (2003), as an introduction to a special book review section in that issue. For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org When I first read the title of Mortimer Adler’s How to Read a Book, I […]

Which Mode of Baptism Is Right?

The following is an excerpt from article DB040 from the Christian Research Journal by Hank Hanegraaff. The full PDF can be viewed by clicking the link below the excerpt. The mode of baptism is often as hotly contested as the meaning of baptism. In the early Christian church submersion or immersion was the primary mode. […]

Are We Saved by Faith or by Baptism?

The following is an excerpt from article DB040 from the Christian Research Journal by Hank Hanegraaff. The full PDF can be found by following the link below the excerpt. The thief on the cross provides perhaps the most potent proof that we are saved by faith or belief and not by baptism (or any other […]

When Apologetics Was Evangelism

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the Christian Research Journal, volume 26, number 1 (2003). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org The next time you have an opportunity to share the good news of Jesus Christ, think about this: There is no example […]

Is Baptism Necessary for Salvation?

The following is an excerpt from article DB040 from the Christian Research Journal by Hank Hanegraaff. You can view the PDF of the full article by clicking on the link below the excerpt. The most critical mistake one can make with regard to baptism is to believe that it is necessary for salvation. Several aberrant […]

Christian Evangelism: Apologetics and Evangelism

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the Christian Research Journal, volume 26, number 1 (2003). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org The next time you have an opportunity to share the good news of Jesus Christ, think about this: There is no example […]

Dead Silence: Must The Bible Say Abortion Is Wrong Before We Can Know It’s Wrong?

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 27, number 1 (2004). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS Abortion advocates contend that the Bible is silent on abortion and that none of the biblical passages cited by pro-life advocates actually say the unborn are […]

Abandon Hope, All Ye Who Enter Here

This article first appeared in the Practical Apologetics section of the Christian Research Journal, volume 23, number 1 (2000). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Let me ask you a question. Are you absolutely certain that one day those who have died in Christ will be resurrected […]

In Defense of Zionism: Hagee’s Mandate for Supporting Israel

This review first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 31, number 4 (2008). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org John Hagee is a New York Times best-selling author, prominent televangelist on Trinity Broadcasting Network, and pastor of the 19,000-member Cornerstone Church in San Antonio. In his […]

Deliverance Ministry in Historical Perspective

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 21, number 2 (1998) as a companion to the feature article The Bondage Maker: Examining the Message and Method of Neil T. Anderson, Part Two: Spiritual Warfare And The “Truth Encounter,” by Elliot Miller. For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal […]

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