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 ›
A while back a doctor and fellow blogger I follow wrote: “Doc, I wanted to ask you about something. I was watching Dr. Oz and he suggested this to help me lose weight.” She started rummaging in her very large… Read More ›
Not just pastors but lay ministers, church leaders at all levels, Sunday School teachers, deacons, elders, internet apologists, and ordinary Christians who read this blog. Have you ever taught or been taught to “shut up and just believe.” My guess… Read More ›
From the atheist philosopher of science Michael Ruse. “Evolution is a religion. This was true of evolution in the beginning, and it is true of evolution still today.”
God is right in front of you, all you have to do is look for Him.
“I look in the mirror and see the face of a man who has aged beyond his years, beaten, broken, lost…For what I am about to do, I am sorry but there is no other way…”
No God, no call, no angel, no intervention…
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…
Is it possible that evidence or a lack of it have absolutely nothing to do with why people come to faith at all?
Bottom line here is this. If you place your faith in anything other that the solid rock of Christ, it will suffer the same fate as a house built on sand—inevitably it will collapse.
I put down the book and wrote in my notebook, ‘the evidence surrounding the claims of Christianity is simply overwhelming…