If Jesus existed and was so famous, we should have heard a lot more about him in historical sources outside the New Testament and the Church Fathers.
In spite of what many people, even some Christians, may think, God wants us to be certain and base our certainty on evidence that can be articulated to others who may have doubts: “Let each man be fully convinced in… Read More ›
The Bible, of course, teaches the correct shape of the Earth. Isaiah 40:22 says God sits above “the circle of the Earth”. The Hebrew word for circle, chuwg, can also mean roundabout, sphere, circuit, or something that has circular boundaries.
Bottom line is this. We will all die someday and we will all go somewhere after that. Good news is that we will all end up exactly where we wanted to be, in accordance with how we lived our lives, and based on what we chose to believe.
Yes I believe in talking snakes and donkeys.
God is right in front of you, all you have to do is look for Him.
When people reject the Bible’s historical accounts of Creation, a global flood, and/or the resurection of Christ, for example, Peter says they are willfully ignorant (2 Peter 3:5). It’s not a matter of evidence; they just don’t want to be convinced.
So it can be a mistake to proceed as though the main problem is a lack of knowledge or convincing evidence with non-believers who have a heart problem that has caused them to…
I put down the book and wrote in my notebook, ‘the evidence surrounding the claims of Christianity is simply overwhelming…
One of the things I hear from non-believers all the time is that Christians indoctrinate their kids.
I would be fine with this if the accusation, as it more often than not does, didn’t include the implication that not only is indoctrination a necessary part of Christianity but that it also an evil act that borders on child abuse