Is the Bible reliable? From “The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict”

Among the many arguments skeptics make regarding the Bible, one is that it is supposedly not backed up by convincing historical data. To this, some believe that the Bible is like any other mythical writing. But Josh McDowell, in his book, “The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict,” examines the historical and archaeological evidence that supports events …

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What is apologetics? From “The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict”

Some forthcoming blogs will be based on the Josh McDowell book, "The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict." Here is a bit about the book, and what is meant by apologetics: Apologetics, from the Greek word, apologia, means to give a defense “of what one has done or of truth which one believes.” [1] It …

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How we should look at the Bible part 2

Last week, we discussed how to properly look at the Bible. We left off with how do we find reliability in scripture if there are disputes among interpretation? One of the most trustworthy ways in which a layperson can obtain proper interpretations of scripture is through attending a church or Bible study through a respected …

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How we should look at the Bible

Last week, I presented on what I believe. Now, I'd like to take some time to briefly discuss the Bible, and how we should examine it. It isn't enough to go to church, listen to preachers, read Christian ‘self help’ books and sing songs to and about God. In a world where the tenets of Christianity can be …

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