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No Apology Necessary

There is a rising amount of skepticism in our day towards Christianity. There is a need for Christians to defend the faith. As the claims of Bible inaccuracy and contradictions are thrown out by the unbelieving world, we must be apologists who will defend the truth. 1,262 more words

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THE SEVENTY DISCIPLES OF CHRIST

For the sola-Scriptura adherents, the sacred Scripture is complete and lacks nothing. According to them, there should be no any other sources in which the truth can be gotten — but in the Bible alone. 3,472 more words

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DO THE BIBLICAL CHURCHES STILL EXIST?

Within 10 years of the death of the Lord Jesus Christ, the apostles and other disciples had spread Christianity from Jerusalem to the different cities in the Hellenized Roman Empire and beyond into East Africa and South Asia. 3,278 more words

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3 More Bad Reasons to Reject Christianity

In my last article (here), I discussed 3 bad reasons to reject Christianity. Those previous 3 were just the tip of the bad-argument iceberg. 1,049 more words

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An inclination to dig

The last post consisted of strong support for the primacy of exegesis, which might be simplified to “digging.”  Well-conducted exegesis includes a range of sub-disciplines, including investigation into the historical and cultural backgrounds of the author, the text, and the original audience, along with analysis of grammatical and syntactical features in the text itself. 908 more words

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Becoming Paul in First Century Christianity

Christianity developed out of Judaism. While many argue that it is completely distinct from having any Jewish ties, others counter-argue that Christianity is the realization of the Jewish scriptures; they are fulfillments of what Jeremiah and Isaiah prophesied. 580 more words

Blue Parakeets in Space and Time

We say we live by the Bible’s precepts… this is admirable. If we’re honest though, we also recognize that we don’t really do everything that the Bible prescribes. 776 more words

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