God’s Providence as Seen in the Lives of Elijah and Ahab

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] Introduction Our English word, providence, comes from the Latin word, providentia, meaning foresight or to foresee. The equivalent Greek word is pronoia, but, ironically, it is not used…

“Enemies of the Cross”

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our New Uploads page.] In the mildest of his epistles (in terms of rebuke and correction), the apostle Paul nonetheless warned the Philippian saints of “enemies of the cross of Christ” (3:18–19),…

Burger King and God

Download article as PDF [Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.]             The Burger King fast food chain has long used the catchy slogan, “Have it your way”—build it like you want it. BK may have come up with…

DESTRUCTIBLE DEITIES

Download article as PDF             When a Buddhist temple burned in a Texas city, the image of Buddha, their object of worship, melted. While none should rejoice in the property loss our fellow-citizens sustained, the melted Buddha provokes reflection on the great contrasts between Christianity…

MICAIAH, THE UNHERALDED PROPHET

Download article as PDF Introduction Just as there are several Jameses in the New Testament, there are several Old Testament characters named “Micaiah.” Although at least eight persons (including one woman) have this name, the subject of our study was a prophet in the Northern…