That Christians should spend time reading the Bible is, itself, uncontroversial. But just how should we read the Bible? Is there a “best” way?
In our world, kids are treated as though they are an inconvenience. They are an “add-on” that some parents find nice to have, and others would rather not. This is not a biblical view of children.
The path to destruction is lined with those going with the grain. It’s easy to go along with the world into destruction. But the path to righteousness, the narrow path, is lined by those who, like Jesus, decide to go against the grain of society, sex, and self.
When does conversion take place in a person’s life? What evidence will be demonstrated when this happens? For how long is a person saved? Let’s tackle these questions and more.
I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” But what if that were not so? God, our Creator, is beautiful. And so is his creation. To talk about the objectivity of beauty, I’ve brought on a good friend of mine, nature photographer, and creation enthusiast, Pat Mingarelli.
The Bible is a book that, oftentimes, lays strange truths before us—at least, truths that are strange to 21st-century eyes. One of these truths concerns the ages of pre- and some post-flood biblical characters.
The gods of Israel’s ancient Near Eastern neighbors were not literally made of stone, gold, or any other material. Rather, they were real spiritual beings that had a dramatic—and demonic—influence in the lives of their worshippers.
A common feature of the debate surrounding apologetic methodology involves speculation as to the ground of our Christian belief. We might summarize the question before us this way: Do we believe in Jesus because we believe the Bible, or do we believe the Bible because we believe in Jesus?
Passages such as Hebrews 5:13-14 and 1 Corinthians 3:2 strongly suggest that we must go deeper with God’s Word, which will necessarily lead to a growth in understanding and, quite likely, a change in theology. But change isn’t always easy! How should we handle it?
The Bible is not a “scientific textbook”—of that, I’m sure. But it seems to common among critics of young age creation to claim that we think it is. Why is this, and what can we do about it?