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The Case for Christ

A few years ago, a former boss of mine, Cedric, gave me Lee Strobel’s book The Case for Christ. [1] I read it and thought it presented the claims for the validity of Christianity very well.  A movie was recently … Continue reading

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Does God Mean What He Says?

Does God always mean what he says?  When Jesus said:  “. . .but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.” (Matthew 6:15 ESV), did Jesus really mean it? [1]  A plain reading … Continue reading

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Normal Meaning

A Christian scientist with the Institute for Creation Research has stated in an interview with World Magazine his rules for interpreting the Bible which was taught to him at Moody Bible Institute. “Give words their normal meaning in their normal … Continue reading

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Batavia’s Graveyard

I recently read book that has disturbed me more than any book I had recently read.  It is about Jeronimus Cornelisz who sailed on the ship Batavia which was in engaged in the spice trade in the 17th century.  The … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy

Orthodox is defined as “pertaining to, or conforming to the approved form of any doctrine”.  The approved form of the Christian doctrine of salvation is that we are saved only through belief in Jesus and his death for our sins.  … Continue reading

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What Kind of God Do We Worship?

Nancy Pearcey’s book, Finding Truth, asserts that the Christian worldview is superior to other worldviews because it best explains our world and is logically consistent. [1]  Part of the Christian worldview is that God exists, that he is a person, … Continue reading

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Seeking Answers

In the last blog, we discussed Nancy Pearcey’s book Finding Truth.  Another reason I appreciate this book is Pearcey’s emphasis on having reasons for our faith instead of just accepting what is taught.  In the foreword to her book, J. … Continue reading

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Finding Truth

I had known of Nancy Pearcey’s book, Finding Truth, for some time but had never read it.  Recently my step brother, David, suggested that I read it.  So I took his advice and I am glad I did. The premise … Continue reading

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A Contradiction at the Heart of the System

The Christian doctrine of salvation states we must believe in Jesus and his death for our sins to be saved and go to heaven.  In this blog and in my book we have asked three questions about this doctrine.  One … Continue reading

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Of Being Very Sure

In an article on the impact black holes have on galaxies and the various theories scientists have about that subject, John Kormendy notes that “Scientists get very sure of things that they think they’re very sure of.  And sometimes they’ve … Continue reading

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