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The Bible, apologetics, Jesus, and more

The Bible, apologetics, Jesus, and more

Does God Exist - Six Reasons to Believe that God is Really There - Existence of God - Proof of God PDFListen to article By Marilyn Adamson Just once wouldn't you love for someone to simply show you the evidence for God's existence? No arm-twisting. But first consider this. Many examples showing God's design could be given, possibly with no end. The Earth...its size is perfect. The Earth is located the right distance from the sun. And our moon is the perfect size and distance from the Earth for its gravitational pull. Water...colorless, odorless and without taste, and yet no living thing can survive without it. It has wide margin between its boiling point and freezing point. Water is a universal solvent. Water is also chemically neutral. Water has a unique surface tension. Water freezes from the top down and floats, so fish can live in the winter. Ninety-seven percent of the Earth's water is in the oceans. The human brain...simultaneously processes an amazing amount of information. The eye...can distinguish among seven million colors. The universe has not always existed. Why Jesus?

Isaiah 43:1-2 | Unchained Hope Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze. Like this: Like Loading... How I found God and peace with my atheist brother: PETER HITCHENS traces his journey back to Christianity Updated: 14:25 GMT, 16 December 2011 During his teenage years and early 20s, Peter Hitchens lost his faith and rebelled against everything he had been brought up to believe in. Here, in a moving and thought-provoking account from his controversial new book, he describes his spiritual journey back to God - and the end of his feud with his brother I set fire to my Bible on the playing fields of my Cambridge boarding school one bright, windy spring afternoon in 1967. Only after much blowing and encouragement did I manage to get it to ignite at all, and I was left with a disagreeable, half-charred mess. Most of my small invited audience drifted away long before I had finished, disappointed by the anticlimax and the pettiness of the thing. It would be many years before I would feel a slight shiver of unease about my act of desecration. In truth, it was not much of a Bible. But this was my Year Zero. As I had been raised to be an English gentleman, this was quite an involved process. I am 58.

The Shroud of Turin Website BiblePlan -- Helping You Read The Bible Bible Questions Answered acts17 Development of the Biblical Canon Apologetics Toolkit adapted from materials of Professor Paul Hahn of the University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas Development of the Old Testament Canon The Old Testament (hereafter "OT") books are written. Rabbis translate the OT from Hebrew to Greek, a translation called the "Septuagint" (abbreviation: "LXX"). Christians use the LXX as their scriptures. So Jewish rabbis meet at the Council of Jamniah and decide to include in their canon only 39 books, since only these can be found in Hebrew. Jerome translates the Bible from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (called the "Vulgate"). Luther translates the Bible from Hebrew and Greek to German. The Catholic Council of Trent reaffirms the canonicity of all 46 books. Development of the New Testament Canon The New Testament books are written, but during this same period other early Christian writings are produced--for example, the Didache (c. But the periphery of the canon is not yet determined.

Malcolm Muggeridge's Jesus JESUS by Malcolm Muggeridge "Jesus did not come into the world to found a Church but to proclaim a Kingdom - the two being by no means the same thing." If Jesus chose Peter to be the rock on which his church was to be founded, thereby in effect nominating him to be the first of a long line of his Vicars on earth, there have been many mundane intruders into this spiritual domain, from the Emperor Constantine onwards. Yet even if it is true that, despite the assurance given to Peter, the gates of Hell have prevailed, or at any rate are now swinging on ecumenical hinges, that is only a lost battle. I was hungry, and you gave me meat. The words (of Jesus) come alive, as no study or meditation could possibly make them, in the fulfillment in the most literal sense of Jesus' behest to see in the suffering face of humanity his suffering face, and in their broken bodies, his. And he said to them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. It effectively shut him up. How vivid the scene is!

Evolution and Mathematics Mathematics and especially the sub-field of statistics, is an area of study that has given the evolutionists trouble over the years. It is a primary focus area where the lie of evolution can be readily exposed. What statistics do is predict with great accuracy the odds that an event will occur. As you can see while a good baseball player hits at .333, he stills makes an out two out of three times, so that a hit is not a sure thing. Another area of probability that has been taken into mathematics is the field of biblical prophecy. Scientific Creationism, Dr. A Scientific Analysis of Genesis, Dr. The Collapse of Evolution, Scott Huse, 1995. (This article comes from Rocky Mountain Creationist Ministries and we offer them sincere thanks). There are MANY MORE articles which challenge evolution HERE. free hit counter

Christians Act When Disaster Strikes - Christian Living What do we do when disaster hits? Do we thank God for our family’s safety and then sit and wait for the clean- up crews to arrive? We see it often in the news – a natural disaster devastates a community. Recently, a small city near me was hit by a powerful summer storm. Straight line winds took down trees and with them went the power lines that serviced hundreds of neighborhoods. When the storm clouds cleared, city crews assessed the damage. Some outrage was expressed in the community when the power company admitted that they couldn’t guarantee those with medical conditions priority placement on the list of electricity restored. The Smiths (not their real name) live in a neighborhood hit by the disaster. Are there elderly couples or single mothers living there?

The 16 Best Apologetics Podcasts Over three years ago I posted my 16 Best Apologetics Podcasts. That list has changed a bit since then, updated twice along the way. Here's the new, updated list. (Previous version October 4, 2010; most recent update June 23, 2011). 1. Reasonable Faith - William Lane Craig - iTunes | Feed 2. And don't forget, you can podcast the audio from Apologetics 315 - get it. Enjoy. Ark of the Covenant Press here for video. One day, in 1978, Ron decided to go sightseeing near the Damascus Gate, in Jerusalem. Walking along an ancient stone quarry, known to some as "the Calvary Escarpment," he was talking with a local authority about Roman antiquities. Without warning, Ron's left hand pointed to a site being used as a rubbish dump and said, "That's Jeremiah's Grotto and the Ark of the Covenant is in there." Even though these words had come from his own mouth and his own hand had pointed, he had not consciously said or done these things. So he returned home to the US, and began to research as to whether or not the Ark could be in that area. Therefore, the Ark of the Covenant most probably remained within the Babylonian siege wall. The first find that they uncovered were recesses cut into the cliff face, three 'bookshelf-like' cut outs. Further excavation revealed an altar stone protruding from the cliff face like a shelf. Human cells normally have 46 chromosomes.

Franciscan Benedicion | Unchained Dreams May God bless you with discomfort At easy answers, half truths, and superficial relationships, So that you may live deep within your heart. May God bless you with anger At injustice, oppression, and exploitation of people, So that you may work for justice, freedom, and peace. May God bless you with tears To shed for those who suffer pain, rejection, hunger, and war, So that you may reach out your hand to comfort them and to turn their pain to joy. And may God bless you with enough foolishness To believe that you can make a difference in the world, So that you can do what others claim cannot be done, To bring justice and kindness to all our children and the poor. Like this: Like Loading...