Category: Apologetics

Can Something be True without Being Factual?

…we know that the Exodus and Passover are true because they are factual events. Christ is our Passover (1 Corinthians 5:7). He fulfilled Passover by paying the price for our sins and then rising from the dead.

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The Letter to the Galatians Outline

Paul encountered the first heresy of this young Church – the renunciation of Christ’s complete satisfaction for sin. What are the points of this heresy? Christ and His sacrifice were not enough. Grace was not enough. Peace with God was not enough.

Nothing But the Gospel

This book also affirms that only the gospel “is the power of God unto salvation for everyone who believes” (Romans 1:16).

What is the Point in Faith?

It [faith] is not irrational but very reasonable and joins with reason to makes sense of what exists…

Easter: Something Borrowed, Something New?

Christians need not fear fables, fiction, and allegations of the pagan sources for Easter.

Delusional Philosophy

The atheist Richard Dawkins authored a book entitled “The God Delusion.”  In it, he ridicules Christians specifically for believing God’s existence.  While Dawkins travels through a litany of stories, anecdotes, and diatribes, he never really gives a defense for his own position and why…

Taking Counsel

Family, friends, political leaders, and professors all have counsel to give to us.  Much is wise learned from experience and wisdom gathered over the years.  We do well to listen to such tested counsel.  However, some counsel is just plain wrong and foolish.  If…

The Spirit of Truth Vs. the Spirit of Error

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come…

Understanding God’s Message or Will

Recently, I had someone ask the question, By what process do I discern God’s message?” This question arose from the context of a discussion on a Christian website (The Gospel Coalition, (http://bit.ly/25BQ00I) about transgenderism and God’s acceptance of people regardless of their false beliefs…

Maunday Thursday

Yesterday many worldwide commemorated Maunday Thursday.  Many others pass over it and set their sites on Good Friday and Easter Sunday on which children run around in parks and back yards to locate colored eggs an Easter bunny hides.  The days that precede Easter…

Resurrection and Freedom

More often than not, Easter messages focus on the gospels, the first four books of the New Testament, and rightly so.  These are historical accounts narrating the life, death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus.  Less frequently do messages arise from the various New Testament…

Did Jesus Come Back to Life?

While some assert that Christianity stole the idea of resurrection from various mystery religions featuring a dying and rising figure, the Gospel accounts breathe a far different air – the air of factual actuality, of datable, verifiable history” (Douglas Groothuis, Christian Apologetics). Consider the…