Jesus Christ Archive

Spiritual Boot Camp

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The gospel is at the heart of the Christian faith. If Christians do not know how to share their faith, they have probably never been to “boot camp.” The gospel should be so much a part of you that presenting it becomes second nature. Here’s an easy way to do just that. The first step […]

The Star of David

Hank answers a question about whether or not the Star of David is an occult symbol. Hank explains that historically, the Star

Those Who Have Never Heard The Gospel

Are those who have never heard the gospel eternally lost with no chance of salvation? Does God allow exemptions for

The “Whole” Gospel Has a Few Holes of Its Own

This review first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 33, number 02 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Is it possible to write a review that is at the same time sympathetic and critical? I hope so, because that is my goal with Richard Stearns’s […]

The “Whole” Gospel Has a Few Holes of Its Own

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume33, number2(2010). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org. Is it possible to write a review that is at the same time sympathetic and critical? I hope so, because that is my goal with Richard Stearns’s The Hole in […]

Mendacity and Whitewash

Angels and Demons, Ron Howard’s recent movie based on Dan Brown’s novels, is another Christophobic, slanderous attack on faith and reason. The movie, which features an anti-religious zealot posing as a pseudo-intellectual professor, attacks those who have strong faith in God, Jesus Christ, and the biblical accounts of God’s interaction with His creation. For example, […]

Deity Vs. Humanity

“Who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men” (Phil. 2:6–7).1 For centuries, the mystery of the Incarnation has served as a source of wonder for Christians […]

Are Jehovah’s Witnesses Christian?

Like Mormons, Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that Christianity died with the last of the apostles. They believe Christianity was not resurrected until their founder, Charles Taze Russell, began organizing the Watchtower Society in the 1870s. In their view the cross is a pagan symbol adopted by an apostate church and salvation is impossible apart from the […]

Biblical Grounds for Divorce and Remarriage

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 33, number 1 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Synopsis Many people, especially Christians, have serious questions about divorce and remarriage. As the American family appears to be imploding with divorce, and as blended families become […]

Do James and Paul Contradict Concerning Grace?

Scripture is a song, borne of the Spirit, repeated over time and countless generations, a gift of precious worth to those whose hearts are in tune to its underlying faith-inspiring tones. No matter how closely we may examine any one text, we must remember that it is but one movement in the symphony that is […]