Producing Honor Students

One of our members gave me a copy of an eighth-grade final exam given in Salina, Kansas in 1895. The test covered grammar, arithmetic, U.S. History, orthography, and geography. Here are a few questions from the grammar section of the exam: • Give nine rules for the...

Quench Not the Spirit

I Thessalonians 5:19 says, “Quench not the Spirit.” The first word in this sentence is “quench.” “Quench” means to “suppress.” The word “not” we know to be an adverb that means “negation.” The word “the” is an adjective denoting the Noun. The Noun of the sentence is...

The Bible- Truly Holy

A few years ago some atheists printed a book called The X-Rated Bible. It criticized the Bible because of its graphic details of violence and sex. The authors listed Bible passages describing unfair, vicious, and even perverted acts. How could a book containing such...