Commentary

Origins of the Universe

  1. 06th January 2005
  2. Jeffrey Fall

The debate has raged for more than a century over the question of the origins of the universe. Has the universe always existed? If not, when did it come into existence—and how did it come into existence?

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The 'Evolution' of Society

  1. 06th January 2005
  2. Jeffrey Fall

There is an evolution occurring in our society; not in the sense of the development of new plant and animal species, but in the gradual change of what society considers its moral base. The list of taboos in place in society just a few decades ago is rapidly evolving into a new moral base.

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The Bible: History Recorded in Advance

  1. 06th January 2005
  2. John H. Ogwyn (1949–2005)

Not only does God talk about Jerusalem in the Bible, but many of the other cities and nations of the ancient world—their future—is described right in the pages of your own Bible. Now back in the same general time period when Jerusalem and Judah were reduced to captive parts of the Babylonian Empire, there was another great city state right on the Mediterranean....

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Visual Immorality

  1. 06th January 2005
  2. Jeffrey Fall

Today in our society, we seem to be inundated with visual images of human sexuality. You see it everywhere: ads in the newspaper, scenes on television and movies with partial nudity, magazines, the internet, and on the street or at the beach with people wearing tight or skimpy enough clothing that screams: "Look at me!" It all generates roving eyes and roving...

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A Cup of Trembling

  1. 06th January 2005
  2. Jeffrey Fall

Day after day we hear of more bloodshed in the Middle East. Palestinian suicide bombers and Israeli military actions are a part of life and death in Israel. Violence begets violence! Is there any possible end in sight?

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Pandora's Box

  1. 06th January 2005
  2. Jeffrey Fall

In recent years, amazing progress has been made in mapping the genetic blueprint of many bacteria and viruses that can cause human disease. The more we understand the genetic code of these microbes, the greater the promise of learning to control their deadly nature. Researchers have held out the possibility of developing new vaccines and antibiotics for all...

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Why Do You Go to Church?

  1. 06th January 2005
  2. Jonathan McNair

In the last few weeks and months, more people have attended church than for most of recent memory. But is this just a passing fad? What's the big deal about church, anyway? Besides, is it really necessary to go to church? Why should you go to church?

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To Clone or Not to Clone?

  1. 06th January 2005
  2. Jeffrey Fall

We hear a lot about cloning today, but it's an idea that has been around for over 30 years. Back in the 60s, embryologists were first able to clone frogs in the laboratory. This was exciting and seemed rather harmless at the time. The process was rather simple since frogs, which are amphibians, readily develop outside of the mother's body. No attachment to the...

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Where Was God - and Why?

  1. 06th January 2005
  2. Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

A horrifying tragedy struck the United States of America on September 11. Thousands have died, and billions of dollars in damage has been inflicted on America and its business enterprises. We should all feel deep sorrow and compassion for the people and families who are involved. This event has shaken our entire nation! And it should shake each one of us...

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Terrorism: Why?

  1. 06th January 2005
  2. Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

A few hours ago, the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City were each struck by airplanes in obvious terrorist attacks against the United States! Then, we heard that a third plane crashed into the Pentagon—the seat of the entire United States defense establishment in Washington, DC. Senator Chuck Hagel of Nebraska commented: "This is the second...

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