Monthly Archives: January 2014

our amazing standard of living

Three very well written articles on the amazing standard of living we now share: Don Boudreaux explains that people from the past watching multimillionaires would most likely see as amazing the very things that all Americans have access to: Do … Continue reading

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william lane craig debates ehrman

William Lane Craig is said by atheists to be someone atheists should never debate. Atheists self-admittedly get trounced by William Lane Craig. Here is Common Sense Atheist on the matter: Let me repeat. Craig has done 20+ years of Ph.D+ … Continue reading

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God kills for a bad sermon

One clear Sunday morning my family and I arrived to church to find that our pastor, Pastor John, was away. He was absent due to a recent death of his dear friend. This friend happened to be another pastor, and … Continue reading

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arminianism and open theism

Arminianism is most commonly thought of as the belief that although God knows the future, God also allows free will in future actions. In this belief, adherents are able to maintain both the Classical attributes of God (such as Omniscience) … Continue reading

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understanding isaiah 41

In Isaiah 41, there is a section in which God challenges false gods to predict the future: Isa 41:21 “Present your case,” says the LORD. “Bring forth your strong reasons,” says the King of Jacob. Isa 41:22 “Let them bring … Continue reading

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repentance in Jonah

There are certain Christians who are well convinced that repentance involves only turning to God and not away from sin. Although that may be the case in some instances, it is not always the case. Take for example Nineveh: Jon … Continue reading

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failed Bible prophecy and power

Prophecy, as I have written before, is primarily about God’s power. God says something will happen and then uses His power to make it come to pass. Prophecy fulfillment is about validating that power. Prophecy is not about knowledge. In … Continue reading

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