Does apologetics seem like some kind of far away airplane that only other pilots are allowed to fly? Are believers supposed to live without it? Apologetics is all about being able to communicate what you believe and why you believe it. Why do you believe that God exists? Why do you believe the Bible isContinue reading “Why Do Apologetics?”
ARE YOU READY TO LEARN WHAT GOOD APOLOGETICS IS ALL ABOUT? Simply put, the work of apologetics is to explain what you believe and why you believe it. In Christian apologetics, the basic task is concerned with providing the truth claims of Christianity and providing reasons for those truth claims. If a Christian cannot tellContinue reading “WHAT IS APOLOGETICS? DO WE NEED IT IN THE LORD’S ARMY?”
A Beautiful Marriage Begins With Good Boundaries A beautiful marriage begins with a husband and a wife who love each other and have the desire to live happily ever after. How do two spouses keep a beautiful marriage? In the book, Boundaries In Marriage, Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend explain the way to liveContinue reading “How To Have a Beautiful Marriage”
#5: He made this wonderful universe.
What does the statement “God hated Esau” really mean? (Malachi 1:3, Romans 9:11-13) Is it the same kind of hate that a person has for cheesecake or lemon meringue pie? The purpose of this article is to list twelve things that God really does hate. In doing so, we will discover that God loves allContinue reading “Twelve Things God Hates”
Was John 8:2-11 in the original book of John or not? (The story of the woman caught in adultery.) One of the very earliest complete Greek copies of the New Testament, the Codex Sinaiticus from circa AD 350, does not have John 7:53-8:1-11. The purpose of this article is to give a few possible reasonsContinue reading “Story of the Woman Caught In Adultery”
Does God exist? It just might be that some people are looking for God in the wrong way. Evidence for the existence of God is available for anyone who wants to learn how to affirm the existence of an eternal Creator who interacts in this world. Who is our Creator? Where is he? How doesContinue reading “Does God Exist?”
Sometime around 1900 BC, Abraham was blessed with bread and wine by a holy priest and king named Melchizedek (Gen. 14:17-18). Later in about 1800 BC, Abraham’s grandson, Jacob, found an “awesome place” where he heard an incredible message from God. Jacob called that place the gate of heaven and the “House of God” (Gen.Continue reading “Archaeological Evidence For Melchizedek’s House of God”
Archaeologists found two ancient objects with the priestly benediction (priestly blessing) inscribed on them. Two silver amulets, ancient objects dated to about the 600s BC, were found with engravings of the blessing. The priestly benediction is known to have come from Moses who blessed his people (Numbers 6:22-26) as he was commanded by the LORDContinue reading “Archaeological Evidence For the Priestly Benediction”
Deir Alla Inscription Here is a piece of archaeological evidence in support of the book of Numbers in the Old Testament. It was written in Aramaic, referring to the false prophet, Balaam, mentioned in the book of Numbers, chapters 22-24. This inscription is dated to about 800 BC.