Dan Delzell

Special to CP

Scientists Announce Consciousness Beyond the Grave

Sir Roger Penrose is a highly respected English mathematical physicist, mathematician and philosopher of science. He received the 1988 Wolf Prize for physics, which he shared with Stephen Hawking for their work in showing the necessity for cosmological singularities.

Why Atheism Is Dead on Arrival

Atheists try not to think about the question: "Why is there something rather than nothing?" Atheism has no rational answer to this fundamental question, and even considering the question has the potential to chip away at the beliefs of an atheist.

Why Flattering Yourself Gets You Into Trouble

In Psalm 36 David wrote, "An oracle is within my heart concerning the sinfulness of the wicked: There is no fear of God before his eyes. For in his own eyes he flatters himself too much to detect or hate his sin." (Ps. 36:1-2)

10 Things You Can Do While Waiting on the Lord

Last year my wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary. And as Tammy and I enjoy the Lord's blessing upon our journey together, I also realize that the 7 years of persistent prayer before we met were just as crucial as the past 25 years of marriage.

How the Law Leads People to Christ

"The law was put in charge to lead us to Christ that we might be justified by faith." (Galatians 3:24) In other words, the perfect law of God is like a mirror to man's soul. And when you and I look in this mirror, we see how far we have fallen from God's perfect standard.

Turning to God Turns the Tide

Our life on earth often gets caught up in waves. Sometimes we ride along on waves of joy. At other times we experience waves of temptation. And still other times involve waves of doubt and confusion. But through it all, there is One we can turn to who is able to turn the tide.

The Miracle of the Christian Life

Can you think of one miracle you have performed? Just one. Take your time. Think back over your entire life, and see if you can remember one occasion when you performed something supernatural.

How Can I Know I Am Born Again?

"How can I know I am born again?" That was the excellent question a Mormon missionary asked me recently after a lengthy discussion about biblical theology. And it indicated that he was giving the "born again" message some significant consideration.

How Romans 7 Describes Paul's Christian Experience

The book of Romans has been called "the cathedral of the Christian faith," and "the chief book of the New Testament." Martin Luther described Paul's epistle to the Romans as "a light and way" to all of Scripture. Luther said it "deserves not only to be known word for word by every Christian, but to be the subject of his meditation day by day, the daily bread of his soul."