The Bible Perspective

During the 15th century Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It is considered one of the greatest works of artistry ever accomplished. When Michelangelo completed the work, he admitted the difficulty he...

Why Do Churches of Christ Not Use Instrumental Music?

Churches of Christ do not sing a cappella because we dislike other kinds of music. Most of us have as many songs on iPods as the next person. We do not lack financial means to purchase instruments or capable musicians to play them. We are not just trying to be different or stubbornly upholding a longstanding tradition. Why, then, do we sing a cappella?

27 Things We Are Saved By…

Things to Which Salvation Is Ascribed Christ’s words (John 6:63). The Holy Spirit (John 16:8; Titus 3:5). Faith (Romans 10:10). Repentance (Luke 13:3; 2 Peter 3:9). Baptism (Mark 16:16; 1 Peter 3:21; Titus 3:5). ...

What New Testament passage gives Christians permission to eat pork and other foods formerly...

While the Jews were subject to various food laws, forbidding to eat several types of food (e.g. pork), the Christian is under no such restriction today.

We See Jesus

  We see His sacrifice: what He gave up (Philippians 2:8; cf. 2 Corinthians 8:9). We see His suffering: what He went through (1 Peter 2:21–24; Romans 5:1). We see His success: what He now enjoys (Hebrews...

When David Really Messed Up

David is one of the most popular characters in the Bible. He triumphed over a lion, a bear, and a giant. He maintained integrity while hunted like a wild animal by King Saul. He even...

The World’s Most Popular Thief

History’s most popular thief is the one who died on a cross beside Jesus. He is one of the best-known characters in the Bible, although he is mentioned in only three of its 1,189...

Bio: Saul of Tarsus

One could make a case that Saul of Tarsus (Paul) is the most remarkable follower Jesus ever had.

A Baptism in the New Testament

It is interesting to go back in time to see the church in its primitive state….when the Spirit was still directly instructing Christians on how God wanted religion practiced.

Three Gardens and Three Trees

What's the Bible all about? What's its major theme? If you were to write a Cliff Notes on the Bible, and be as brief as possible, what would you say about it? Well, at least...