November 22, 2017

Adoption: The Precious Truth of Belonging

Robert Condict A reader might be tempted to quickly gloss over a list of technical terms that relate to our salvation: justification, sanctification, conversion, repentance, election, adoption, perseverance (or was it preservation?). The list may appear to be tedious. Perhaps we should just thank God we are saved. Why make this precious truth any more […]

Home Sweet Home

Ben Strohbehn An architect can design a house. A contractor can build a house. But only God can transform a house into a home. Do you remember the song, “Home, Sweet Home”? Remember how it begins? ‘Mid pleasures and palaces, Though we may warn, Be it ever so humble, There’s no place like home. But […]

Pray With Your Children

Thomas Overmiller “Chaplain Richard Halverson of the United States Senate told the story of a time when the subject of prayer in schools came up just before a Senator was to give a speech to several hundred men at a church’s annual men’s dinner. In response to the Senator’s question about how many of the […]

What the Biblical Home and the Fundamental Baptist Church Have in Common

John Vaughn When Satan skews the illustrations of God’s truth, he is actually working to skew the truth itself. We know that God has ordained marriage to be a committed relationship between one man and one woman, but why? His explanation is clearly given in both Testaments. In Genesis 2:24, we are told, “Therefore (because […]

How Much do we Love our Children? (3)

Ben Strohbehn This is the third of three parts • One • Two From Dr. Strohbehn’s introduction to part one: In essence Solomon says that the more dearly he was loved by his parents (“I was my father’s son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother”), the more carefully was he taught […]

How Much do we Love our Children? (2)

Ben Strohbehn This is the second of three parts • One • Three From Dr. Strohbehn’s introduction to part one: In essence Solomon says that the more dearly he was loved by his parents (“I was my father’s son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother”), the more carefully was he taught […]

How Much do we Love our Children? (1)

Ben Strohbehn This is the first of three parts • Two • Three “For I was my father’s son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother. He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words; keep my commandments, and live” (Proverbs 4:3- 4). Thus does Solomon give […]

Order in the Home and in the Godhead (1)

David Potter This is the first of two parts • Part Two A dispute over practical matters of the Christian life in which one side is absolutely right and the other side absolutely wrong is rare. On the other hand, although theology involves balance (i. e. divine sovereignty, human responsibility), theology is also a realm […]

The American Home (3)

Bob Jones Sr. This article first appeared in the first issue of the magazine, Faith for the Family, published March/April, 1973.It is reproduced here by permission. This is the THIRD of three parts • Part One • Part Two In Part One, Dr. Jones introduces his theme and his concern for Christian homes. In Part […]

The American Home (2)

Bob Jones Sr. This article first appeared in the first issue of the magazine, Faith for the Family, published March/April, 1973.It is reproduced here by permission. This is the SECOND of three parts • Part One • Part Three In Part One, Dr. Jones introduces his theme and his concern for Christian homes. In this […]