News Commentary
Applied Theology

by WordExplain

A Potpourri of Biblical and Practical Perspectives on a Variety of Topics . . .

"As for both kings, their hearts will be intent on evil, and they will speak lies to each other at the same table; but it will not succeed, for the end is still to come at the appointed time." Daniel 11:27

News Commentary from a Biblical Perspective

Headline Date of Publication
'A step back in time': America's Catholic Church sees an immense shift toward the old ways. By Tim Sullivan, Associated Press
May 1, 2024
The Myth about Lithium Batteries Saving the Planet
May 13, 2023
PC Glossary: A Politically Incorrect Glossary of Politically Correct Terms. (A work in progress.)
September 10, 2022
CDC Admits It Was Wrong
August 20, 2022
When Green Stabs Green in the Back
August 12, 2022
The Substitute Teacher
February 3, 2022
When Political Differences Exist Between Christians
June 19, 2021
A closer look at U. S. deaths due to COVID-19. By Yanni Gu. Originally posted Nov. 22, 2020
November 30, 2020
The Pope and Same-Sex Civil Unions
October 28, 2020
Evaluating the Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force Recommendations, Part 1
September 8, 2020
God's Penalty for Murder
September 9, 2020
The Christian and Government
July 6, 2020
Whither America?
July 3, 2020
A Plea for Justice
June 13, 2020
Whom Can You Trust?
April 30, 2020
COVID-19: Are We Nearing the Apocalpyse? 
April 2, 2020
A Comparison of COVID-19 with other Disease Outbreaks
March 14, 2020
Updated March 24, 2020
Anti-Semitism Is Alive and Well
January 15, 2020
What Is Heaven? Reflections by Pope Francis   March 20, 2018
Does the Earth Still Move? (Australian referendum on same sex marriage) November 10, 2017
The US Dept of Education Propagandizes the Gay Agenda June 29, 2015
Pope Francis alienates conservative Catholics   November 3, 2014
President Obama and Islam September 19, 2014
News Global Warming Gurus Don't Want You to Know   July 6, 2014
A Birthday Celebration, or a Funeral Wake?   July 4, 2014
Conservative Catholics Question Pope Francis October 15, 2013
When God Closes a Door   June 20, 2013
The Most Important Election   November 16, 2012
Is God a Marxist? February 20, 2012
Update on Harold Camping's Health August 4, 2011
When God Tweaks Nature July 20, 2011
Harold Camping Suffers a Silencing Stroke June 23, 2011
Why was there no Rapture on May 21, 2011? May 24, 2011
Political Upheavals in the Arab World - Who's Behind Them? February 4, 2011
A Memorial Tribute to Larry D. Sayler March 28, 2009
Happy Mothers' Day! May 14, 2011
My Idol, by Artharr Nelson November 8, 2010

Even so faith, if it has no works, is dead, being by itself.

James 2:17

Welcome to the Index Page of Applied Theology!

Index for WordExplain's Applied Theology

What Does the Bible Say About ...?

Antichrist.  Who is the Antichrist? A brief look at some of the Biblical texts.

Bible and Marriage

Bible Study, Personal.  How to study the Bible on my own.  
An illustration of a method of personal Bible study from the book of Jonah.

Book of Life, The   There exists in heaven a book of life, in which has been inscribed, apparently from the foundation of the world, the names of all those who would one day trust in God (OT) and Jesus Christ (NT). 

Children, Tips for Parenting:
Parenting Q&A.   Practical "How-To's" for training children. Archived articles by Mary Allen and by Christa Bartsch

Christ, Jesus - His Attributes

Christ, Jesus - His Role as Judge

Christian, The, and the World (The Christian and the World)

Church Humor

The Minister and the Children's Story:  "The Lesson of the Four Worms"

Clergy Counsel.  Practical Advice to Pastors

Cloning and Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer


Corn Plantin' Time 

Death, Physical

Death, Second

Death, Spiritual

Divorce What does the Bible say about Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage?

Easter. Happy Easter!

Flood, Noah's - The Effect on Human Longevity

Flowers.  If Flowers Could Speak

God and Homosexuality.

God, The Attributes of:  HTML Visualization;  PDF Discussion

Guilt, The Three Reasons Man Is Guilty

Inductive Bible Study.  How to study the Bible on my own.  An illustration of personal, inductive Bible study from the book of Jonah.

Is God a Marxist?

Is God a Zionist?  

Life-Span, Patriarchs and Modern Man

Marriage The Wedding Band symbolizes marriage as God designed it - one man and one woman joined together without end.

Origins:  How did everything begin?  

Parenting Q&A 
Practical "How-To's" for training children. Archived articles by Mary Allen and by Christa Bartsch.

Political Differences Among Christians


Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer and Cloning

Stem Cells:  Embryonic Stem Cells Webquest

Stem Cells:  Stem Cells in a Nutshell

Temptation and the Origin of Sin

Temptation, The Three Avenues of

What Does Roman Catholicism believe about the Bible?  

What Does Roman Catholicism believe about Mary?

Who Cares? The Philosophical Implications of Evolution?

Widows: No Plants, Please. (How to help out a new widow)

World, The Christian and (The Christian and the World)

Practical Advice on Money Management

This section does not deal with Bible studies.  But it does give some sound, practical advice on personal and family money management from a Christian point of view.  This section is NOT the work of WordExplain, but rather of Dave Ramsey.  Following are ten recommended links from his site, . - Get REAL debt help: Dave Ramsey's Total Money Makeover Plan

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(Scripture quotations taken from the NASB 1995.  Used by Permission.)

Updated May 1, 2024