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Contradictions Between Islam and the Truth of God

Contradictions Between Islam and the Truth of God

Contradictions Between Islam and the Truth of God Richard Hollerman Many people illogically hold that all religions are fine as long as the adherents are sincere in their beliefs. We say that this is illogical since it makes no sense at all. If one person believes that he may drink orange juice and another person believes that he may drink […]

Pride and its Practical Expressions

Pride and its Practical Expressions

Pride and its Practical Expressions Richard Hollerman Are you a prideful person? Does pride lurk in your heart and does it express itself in manifold ways in your daily life? Or perhaps is pride hidden in ways that others and even you cannot see? These are vital questions since pride is so evil in the mind of God! Pride has […]

Catholic Sex Abuse

Catholic Sex Abuse

Catholic Sex Abuse Over the years there have been rumors about how prevalent sexual abuse is found in the Roman Catholic Church. We’ve often wondered how much truth there is in these reports. After all, people are often prone to believe the worse about such things. However, over the past several decades there have been more and more studies that […]

Testimonies From Young Ladies Who Are Dresses Only

Testimonies From Young Ladies Who Are Dresses Only

GUEST ARTICLE Testimonies from young ladies who are dresses only To answer your first question, I’m “very” active in my skirts! 🙂 I love the outdoors. Some outdoor activities I’ve learned to do in a skirt include: hiking (in the mountains – just beautiful!), wading in our creek, driving four-wheelers, jumping on the trampoline, and playing running games with my […]

Are You Angry?

Are You Angry?

Are You Angry? Anger! Wrath! Mad! Irate! Anger is a common emotion but have we ever taken a serious look at it from God’s standpoint? Almost at the beginning of history, the sons of Adam and Eve came to present an offering to the Lord. Cain brought an offering of fruit of the ground, whereas Abel brought an animal of […]

Is Abortion Really Wrong?

Is Abortion Really Wrong?

Is Abortion Really Wrong? Richard Hollerman There is much talk today about the subject of abortion.  Abortion has been defined as “the removal of an embryo or fetus from the uterus in order to end a pregnancy” (Random House Webster’s College Dictionary). In short, abortion is the simple killing of a pre-born baby. How many abortions are carried out each […]

A Personal Relationship with God

A Personal Relationship with God

A Personal Relationship with God Does God seem “far away” from you? Do you find your spiritual life boring? Do you wonder what is missing in your life? Are you even sure that you are saved? Now is the time to draw near to God! What do you think about God?  We casually refer to Him, talk about Him, read about […]

Did Adam and Eve Actually Live?

Did Adam and Eve Actually Live?

Did Adam and Eve Actually Live? Richard Hollerman Some of our readers may think that asking this question is entirely unnecessary. If you have this thought, I commend you—for you are taking God’s Word seriously and rightly concluding that if the Bible says something, it must be true. I totally agree with you. However, not all people would concur. While […]

Is Jesus the ONLY Way?

Is Jesus the ONLY Way?

Is Jesus the ONLY Way?  Have you ever wondered about these questions:  Are there many roads that lead to eternal life?  Are we all eventually going to go to heaven?  Do all religions point us to God?  Do we all worship and serve the true God?  Is religious pluralism pleasing to God?  Have all religious leaders and teachers taught the […]

Jesus is Your Supply

Jesus is Your Supply

Jesus is Your Supply We know that Jesus lived in Galilee in Palestine in the first century of this era. He lived in history and this is important. However, we must advance beyond this superficial knowledge to a richer and deeper level of knowledge. We must have a deeply personal relationship with Jesus as a Person! Jesus not only lived […]

The Names of Jesus (list)

The Names of Jesus (list)

JESUS HIS NAMES, TITLES, AND POSITIONS Advocate Alpha and Omega Amen Anointed One Apostle Author and Perfecter of Faith Author of Salvation Beginning and the End Beginning of the Creation of God Beloved Branch Bread of God Bread of Life Bridegroom Bright Morning Star Chief Shepherd Choice Stone Chosen One Christ Corner Stone David Deliverer Door Eternal Father Faithful and […]

The Name of Jesus  (Poem)

The Name of Jesus (Poem)

The Name of Jesus Your name, dear Jesus, fills my heart When I remember You. The many titles, words and terms Are old but ever new. The name of “Jesus” signifies Salvation of the Lord. For God has saved us by Your blood And by Your holy Word. You are the “Messiah” of the Lord, The “Christ” of God most […]

Islam and the Person of Christ

Islam and the Person of Christ

GUEST ARTICLE Islam and the Person of Christ D. Short Contents Introduction In my paper The Exclusion of the Jews and Christians from the Arabian Peninsula, I questioned the historicity of the presentation of early Muslim-Christian relations that we find in the Sira and the Hadith. Not least among my objections was the depiction of Christian Christology and Theology (i.e. ontological doctrine […]

Is Allah the Name of God?

Is Allah the Name of God?

GUEST ARTICLE Is Allah the Name of God? [We realize that this article might be considered controversial. Some would firmly say that “Allah” is the name of the true God in the Arabic language. Others would say that it was the name of a false god before the time of Muhammad. This article takes the second position. Let’s all consider […]

Praying to Mary and the Saints

Praying to Mary and the Saints

GUEST ARTICLE Praying to Mary and the Saints Anyone who has glanced at the newspaper has probably come across the advertisement by the Knights of Columbus in which they advertise “Prayer conversation with God, his angels and his Saints.” The Pope prays to Mary and encourages all Catholics to do the same. In his Sunday mass in Denver in Aug.1993 […]

Is Lust Fornication?

Is Lust Fornication?

GUEST ARTICLE Is Lust Fornication? BY WAYNE JACKSON The word “fornication” derives from the Greek term porneia, one of a cognate group of five words that together occur fifty-five times in the New Testament. The noun form is found twenty-five times, predominately in the letters of Paul. The word is generic in scope in that it refers to a variety […]

A Simple Reason Why the Qur’an Cannot be the Word of God

A Simple Reason Why the Qur’an Cannot be the Word of God

A Simple Reason Why the Qur’an Cannot be the Word of God Jonathan McLatchie Qur’an The Islamic religion claims that the Qur’an, revealed allegedly by the angel Gabriel to the prophet Muhammad beginning in 610 A.D., is the inspired and inerrant word of God. Such an assertion, however, is highly problematic, and many, many arguments could be given to convincingly […]

Character Traits of the Spiritual Life: Decisiveness and Determination

Character Traits of the Spiritual Life: Decisiveness and Determination

  Character Traits of the Spiritual Life: Decisiveness and Determination  Richard Hollerman Do you waver in your commitment to the Lord?  When you have a large question to settle in your life, are you able to choose what to do and then do it—or are you dubious in your decisions?  Decisive means “having the power to decide; conclusive,” and “characterized […]

Deceived by the Lightning (the Church of Almighty God)

Deceived by the Lightning (the Church of Almighty God)

The so-called “Church of Almighty God” Deceived by the Lightning (The False Teachings and Deceptive Ways of the Chinese cult, “Church of Almighty God”) [The following article deals with a very deceptive and subtle cult that has origins in China but is growing around the world. On the surface, there are commendable activities, but under the surface, there are numerous false teachings […]

Godly Sorrow or Worldly Sorrow? (2 Corinthians 7:10)

Godly Sorrow or Worldly Sorrow? (2 Corinthians 7:10)

Godly Sorrow or Worldly Sorrow? 2 Corinthians 7:10 “The sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces death.” We know that repentance is a chief consideration in salvation. Jesus used the term repeatedly (e.g. Luke 13:3, 5; 24:47) and the book of Acts is […]