Is Date Setting Biblical?

by Manfred E. Kober, Th.D.

Harold Camping, owner of Family Radio Network, claims, “God has led us in these last days to discover Biblical evidence that judgment day for the unbelievers and the rapture of believers will occur on May 21, 2011.” (FRN Pocket Calendar for 2009).

Hundreds of previous dates set for the return of the Lord and the end of the world were erroneous predictions uttered by false prophets. Date setting is unbiblical. Below are some reasons why it is dangerous and wrong.

What Does It Mean To Stand For Something?

by Franklin G. Huling

The question is often asked about someone: “Where does he stand on that matter?” Many times the reply has to be made, “Well, in his own mind he thinks ‘so-and-so,’ but…” (this little word but often reveals a sad tragedy of inconsistency). If we really stand for what we think we do, we will prove it as follows: We will…

The Price of Prayer

By T. C. Horton (1848-1932)

While prayer is the simplest thing in the world, it is also the costliest; and while it is the easiest thing in the world, it is also the most difficult.

Why Should Christians Believe in Divine Special Creation?

by Robert Kofahl, Ph. D

The Church’s Prime Rule of Authority: Jesus Christ Is Lord of All

The principal reason, of course, that Christians should believe in divine special creation is that the Bible, God’s Word, teaches it. But let us consider the question in more detail.

"If Christ Be Not Raised …"

The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is not only a historical fact, but it is the spiritual foundation of the Christian faith. Without Christ’s resurrection, we are still in our sins and could be legitimately classified as fools before the world (1 Corinthians 15:12-19). In 1918, Dr. R. A. Torrey aptly described the important place the resurrection played in the life and teaching of the apostles of the early church. Consider his words: “The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead was the central fact in the testimony and preaching of the apostles.

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