Joel's Articles Published Online (October 2009)




Evidence for the existence of God: Lesson one
October 11, 2009
Over the years, I've had numerous discussions with those who do not believe in the existence of God. They often claim things as evidence for naturalism which are, rather, evidence of God. I have heard others say, that it...

Evidence for the existence of God: Lesson two
October 13, 2009
In part one of our presenting evidence for God's existence it concerned the universe and this planet earth. We also discussed the necessary role of water in the human body, and it's characteristics. In this new part, we...

Evidence for the existence of God: Lesson three
October 15, 2009
We can be assured that there are only three possibilities as to how our universe, which everyone can readily see, got here. Letís briefly describe those three. (1) It somehow emerged from nothing. When there is nothing, that...

A biblical explanation of the meaning and purpose of life
October 9, 2009
Life has definite meaning and definite purpose. The Holy Bible is our source for everything pertaining to life and godliness as described in 2 Peter 1:3. Although the atheistic theory suggests that man is here simply by a series...

Jewish claim to Palestine: Biblical or no?
October 9, 2009
This subject is difficult. It is embedded deeply in history as well as Old Testament and New Testament prophesy and history. The reader may be as confused upon completing this article as when he started. Although I am quite familiar...

"These were more noble than those in Thessalonica"...Why?
October 7, 2009
Thessalonica today is the second largest city in Greece and is the capital city of the region of Macedonia. The entire urban area holds approximately three-fourths million people. The ancient city was established by King Cassandra in 315 B...

Ancient beginnings of some of our present day problems
October 6, 2009
By backtracking and study of the history of the Edomites and Ishmaelites, how envy and resentment grew into hatred and violence becomes evident. Faithful Abraham and his virtuous wife Sarah, eventhough they found favor in God's sight, were weak...

John saw the Holy City, new Jerusalem, coming down
October 2, 2009
Almost everyone refers to the Revelation of John as recorded in the Holy Bible as an apocalyptic writing. And there is, indeed, several portions which warn of impending devastation or destruction, but the theme of the book is almost the...

Reasons Christians accept things which transcend natural laws
October 28, 2009
The age old debate between Christians view of creation and that of atheistic naturalists continues and shall do so until the earth no longer supports life. But why is this such a big deal? The big deal is, the Christians...

The mystery of Pharaoh's horses
October 26, 2009
Question: "Where did the Egyptians get the horses they used to pursue the Israelites with, after all of their horses were killed off during one of the plagues?" In Exodus 9:1-4, one of the plagues sent...

Clouds without water: Jude 1:12
October 24, 2009
The inspired writer Jude, brother of James and half brother to Jesus, in his short epistle, warns the church of certain people who had infiltrated their midst, who were not at all truly Christians as they should be. Here is...

The Scrooge in Halloween
October 22, 2009
All of us have heard of Ebenezer Scrooge and his ďBah! Humbug!" attitude toward Christmas and I hate to be classified with him, but I am one who thinks Halloween should be flushed down the toilet...

The Easter celebration and the Holy Bible
October 22, 2009
Easter came from the pagan celebration of Eastre, the Teutonic goddess of Spring. It originated not many centuries after the world wide flood and had nothing to do with Jesus Christ whatsoever. It, like our other religious holidays, started to...

Balaam the prophet: Good or bad?
October 20, 2009
We have instances in the Holy Bible where some individual appears on the scene, with little or no introduction. And sometimes their exposure is brief and then they vanish from view. The High Priest and King of Salem, Melchizedek, was...

Moses and the four legged grasshoppers
October 20, 2009
Of all the points disbelievers find in the Bible, which they claim proves the unworthiness of the sacred book, our title subject has been presented to me as many as any other one, I believe...

Evolution: Proponents against themselves
October 16, 2009
There are a number of reasons evolutionists are evolutionists. Some have heard, read and discussed it for years and believe it with all their hearts. Others are well paid scientists who recognize the areas of interest and methods that will...






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