We must challenge the Bible to verify its claims, and conversely, we must take up the challenge to put its instructions to the test in our lives.
The Bible may be the world's bestselling book that is never read. "Never" may be a bit hyperbolic, but people who study such things tell us that fewer people are reading it and not as often. ...
In one sense, we take the Bible for granted. In other times possessing God's Word was rare and expensive. Here is why having such ready access to God's Word is one of our richest blessings.
With the culture's emphasis on authenticity, the Bible is dismissed in favor of personal experience. Many consider their spirituality to be more real than the Bible.
The BIBLE—Superstition or AUTHORITY? Did you ever stop to PROVE whether the Bible is the divinely inspired Word of God?
Martin Collins, reflecting on anti-biblical "scholarship" emanating from pseudo-experts, assures us that, when properly evaluated, there are no discrepancies in scripture; God is not the author of confusion, but of peace and order. God purposely . . .
Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting that archeology continues to substantiate the accuracy and historicity of the Bible, examines the discovery of a 2,700 year-old bulla, a clay impression about the size of a dime. On the bulla are the figures of two men facing. . .
Why is the world's best selling book held in awe by some, in passive discredit by others, and understood by virtually none? Why do the many churches of traditional Christianity disagree about what the Bible says? Have you ever PROVED whether, as the book i. . .
Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the verdict of the macabre case in North Carolina, in which a couple had been collecting welfare benefits for an adopted daughter who had been mysteriously missing for two years, concludes that Judge Thomas Schroeder acted. . .
While the Bible does not contain all knowledge, it does contain foundational principles, enabling people to live in a godly, spiritual manner.
In his book, Figures of Speech in the Bible, E.W. Bullinger describes a staggering 217 different figures of speech in God's Word, each used multiple times. A figure of speech is the stylistic use of language ...
The liberal media and National Education Association strive to banish every hint of Christianity from public school. Surprisingly, one 'Bible class' is allowed.
How do we know that the 66 books included in most Bibles are truly authorized as part of the canon? How can we be sure that we have the complete Word of God?
Most readers will probably not be aware of the latest raging controversy over the Bible. ...
When God speaks, His words are never futile or useless. He never utters a word in vain. Genesis 1 shows what resulted from God speaking just a handful of sentences!
Back in February, this column reacted to a statement made on the radio by a local preacher who said that what we do does not matter. ...
Christ says His words are Spirit and Life; they have a quality above human words because their source is divine. If ingested, these words lead to eternal life.
The last few issues of Biblical Archeology Review (BAR) have reminded me why I cancelled my subscription in frustration several years ago. ...
Richard Ritenbaugh focuses on the double standards of the proponents of the Documentary Hypothesis, at once insisting that we treat the Bible like every other literary document while insisting the New Testament jump through extra hoops. Looking at the exta. . .
The oracles of God in Romans 3:2 are the revelation of God to mankind. These oracles are the message that gives us instruction for salvation.
The ancient Bereans have a wonderful biblical reputation. Just how special were these Macedonian Christians?
While not condemned by any means, human reason, scholarship, and logic must take a back seat to two important elements: divine revelation and the Holy Spirit.
John Ritenbaugh warns us that the Bible paradoxically is both simple and profound, understandable only to those who have been called, love the truth, and are given to careful scrutiny, enabling the searcher to describe every nuance of what it is they desir. . .
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