WHO IS GOD? WHAT IS THE GOSPEL? WHAT IS THE COST OF FOLLOWING JESUS?

Because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), these are especially lonely times for some people. Solitude leads to contemplation. For most of us, there are four big questions. –Why am I here? –What is right and wrong? –What brings me meaning –What happens to a human being when I die? List from Ravi Zacharias (an expert in …

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Differing Resurrection Accounts and No Resurrection in Mark’s Gospel?

An objection I hear quite frequently from skeptics is that there is no resurrection account found in the Gospel of Mark. Honestly, I’ve always found this objection to the resurrection puzzling because more or less the Gospel of Mark in the first eight verses has the essential circumstantial evidence of the tomb of Jesus being …

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God uses Oppression to draw you to Him; Repentance is a gift of grace.

How do we make proper sense of plagues and disasters when they come? Are they always temporal punishments? Afflictions are not always temporal punishments. Sometimes they can be temporal punishments or natural consequences for specific sin but more importantly afflictions are consequence for general sin, which is used to call us closer to God. It …

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Law and Gospel; the Lutheran Understanding

DIVISIONS OF THEOLOGY CONCEIVED AS DOCTRINE. - John Theodore Mueller Theology, considered objectively, is Christian doctrine, or Bible doctrine, which, as we have seen before, is inspired in all its parts, so that in the whole Bible there is not a single teaching which is not divinely given and profitable for salvation. Nevertheless, while it is …

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Pt. 3 C.S. Lewis’ Trilemma: Liar, Lunatic, or Lord.

Perhaps one of the most convincing arguments made by Bart Ehrman due to an emotional connection in recent Christian memory is the attempt to dispel the historicity of the gospels by challenging C.S. Lewis' trilemma proposition on Jesus Christ. Ehrman writes, “I had come to see that very premise of Lewis’ argument was flawed. The …

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