background preloader

God and stuff

Facebook Twitter

10 Signs of a Jesus Follower // Plasticmind Journal. Anyone who’s spent any time on the Internet knows there is a growing sentiment of hatred towards religion.

10 Signs of a Jesus Follower // Plasticmind Journal

Spend a few moments perusing Digg or the Huffington Post and you’ll find droves of people decrying the evils of religion, religious thought or faith in general. 21 Things Jesus Wants Every Sinner to Know . . . Right Now. 3 Things Christian’s Should Know About Praying In Jesus’ Name. 1.

3 Things Christian’s Should Know About Praying In Jesus’ Name

Praying In Jesus’ name means we depend on Jesus for access to God The way to heaven is blocked up by our sins. There is no access for a sinful person to God without a Mediator. “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” Jesus Christ is that Mediator. “If anybody does sin, we have one who speaks to the Father in our defense — Jesus Christ, the Righteous One.” (1 Jhn 2:1) “In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence.” “Since we have a great high priest who has gone through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess.

6 ways to practice the presence of God throughout your day. 7 things God wants for your life. A Dozen Sayings of Jesus That Will Change the World—If Christians Ever Believe Them. When I began to write this post, I looked for a dozen passages in the Scriptures that Christians in the West largely ignored in practice, despite mentally assenting to the truths contained therein.

A Dozen Sayings of Jesus That Will Change the World—If Christians Ever Believe Them

But what scared me as I delved into this was that far too many passages of the Scriptures are simply ignored. Always Be Ready (ABR) - Christian Apologetics: Defending Your Faith. Ancient Evidence for Jesus from Non-Christian Sources. Evidence from Tacitus Although there is overwhelming evidence that the New Testament is an accurate and trustworthy historical document, many people are still reluctant to believe what it says unless there is also some independent, non-biblical testimony that corroborates its statements.

Ancient Evidence for Jesus from Non-Christian Sources

In the introduction to one of his books, F.F. Answers for Atheists and Agnostics. Apologetics. Athe.jpg (JPEG Image, 450x450 pixels) Bible Questions Answered. Bible verse. Bible Verses. C. S. Lewis. Don't bang on a closed door. End-Time Events. From Lynda Wolfe: "Thank you for your Biblical view on eschatology - so many times people try to fit their pre-conceived ideas from fictional books into end time outlines.

End-Time Events

It is such an encouragement to see that there are others out there who hold to the Bible as the final authority. Never give up on the Truth! I appreciate your site and the integrity of the articles. May God Bless you for your work. Berit's Response: Thank you, Lynda, for sharing our concerns. Evidence for the Resurrection. Facing Trials. Footsteps. How We Got the Bible. Ten key points you might not know about the Good Book excerpted from Guideposts Bible Companion.

How We Got the Bible

By Editors of Guideposts 1. The Bible is inspired by God (2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21). 2. The Bible is made up of 66 different books that were written over 1,600 years (from approximately 1500 B.C. to A.D. 100) by more than 40 kings, prophets, leaders, and followers of Jesus. Featured Product Navigate Best-selling author and pastor, Dr. 3. 4. 5. Jesus. Jesus according to sources outside the Bible.

Methodist Beliefs. Methodist Church - Beliefs and Practices of the Methodist Denomination. Popular Myths About the Bible. Well, perhaps there's another view that we can examine by looking at Scripture.

Popular Myths About the Bible

Remember, Jesus was a Jew and the Jewish Sabbath is Saturday; Christians are the ones who observe Sunday as Sabbath. Jesus made a direct, prophetic statement concerning His death: "FOR AS JONAH WAS THREE DAYS AND THREE NIGHTS IN THE WHALE'S BELLY; SO SHALL THE SON OF MAN BE THREE DAYS AND THREE NIGHTS IN THE HEART OF THE EARTH" (Matthew 12:40 KJV). So, Jesus may have been crucified Wednesday and arose on Saturday: Wednesday - 6pm - Burial & Night 1 Thursday - Day 1 & Night 2 Friday - Day 2 & Night 3 Saturday - Day 3 Jewish Sabbath* Wordstoliveby. Proof That God Exists. Favourite Quotes I realize that a few sites, such as Stumbleupon are linking directly to the 'favourite quotes' page without going through the proof.

Proof That God Exists

Please do enjoy the quotes, and feel free to e-mail me with some that you may like, but please also take the time to go through the proof by clicking 'The Proof' tab at the column on the left. Thanks. Scientific Facts in The Bible. Also See Scientists are now finding that the universe in which we live is like a diamond studded Rolex, except the universe is even more precisely designed than the watch.

Scientific Facts in The Bible

In fact, the universe is specifically tweaked to enable life on earth. Anthropic Principles. Scriptures to Strengthen Your Faith. (For learning to trust Him and give your problems to Him completely!)

Scriptures to Strengthen Your Faith

Scriptures taken from "The Book" ("The Living Bible") 1 Peter 5:7 Let Him have all your worries and cares, for He is always thinking about you and watching everything that concerns you. John 14:27 I am leaving you with a gift - peace of mind and heart! Philippians 4:6-7 Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything; tell God your needs, and don't forget to thank Him for His answers. Section6. Introduction Of the twenty-seven books in the New Testament, fourteen have traditionally been attributed to the great missionary Paul of Tarsus. These fourteen books all take the form of letters addressed to a given individual or community. Signs Of The End Times. The Four Spiritual Laws, Explained for Skeptics. The Letters of Paul. Top 10 Things We Take For Granted. Miscellaneous You wake up one morning and realize that you’re terribly late for work.

What do you do? You spring out of bed, hop on your feet, slap together a crude sandwich and dash out the door. After arriving to your workplace – in one piece hopefully – you surreptitiously sneak into your seat only to be approached by your boss. You quickly fabricate a seemingly legitimate reason for your tardiness, “there was a marching band full of seniors crossing the road next to my driveway. As hinted within the story above, people have an innate tendency to take some of their abilities for granted. On average, humans begin walking at approximately one year of age. United Methodist Church. A typical United Methodist church, in Page, Arizona, United States. What is Apologetics? When Was Jesus Born? Nowadays, most serious Bible students and scholars agree in that Jesus was not born on December 25th. Why “Do You Take the Bible Literally?” Is the Wrong Question.