Author: Mike Boling

Weekly Dose of Apologetics – 21-27 May 2017

Apologetics John Tweeddale – A Theology of the Home “The home front is the forlorn battlefield of the cultural wars. In our strivings to defend the gospel against doctrinal decline in the church and increasing secularism in the culture, we must not forget the importance of cultivating virtue in the home. For the church to remain a city on the hill, the light of the gospel must shine brightly in the home.” Jeff Vanderstelt – How to Win the War for Your Mind “Take your thoughts captive and examine them closely. Bring them into submission. Consider the fruit. Then...

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Weekly Dose of Apologetics – 14-20 May 2017

Apologetics Colin Noble – Better Than Busy: Recovering Rest in a Burnout Culture “We take a day of rest not by obligation, but out of a greater desire to pause, to remember, to look forward, and to worship. Declaring that we freely choose to celebrate freedom is a message sorely needed by those who are enslaved to the obligations of busyness and who feel like they cannot escape the tyranny of burnout.” Mike Leake – Why Denying Future Judgement Undercuts the Call of Lady Wisdom “The fool is complacent. And he is complacent because he doesn’t believe his life...

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Forensic Faith

Believers are commanded in 1 Peter 3:15 to always be ready to “to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you.” Being able to provide such a defense requires the believer to have a practical understanding of the faith in which they have placed their hope. Part of this effort involves the practice of apologetics. Moreover, developing a good apologetic for the faith includes utilizing the vast amount of evidence available in support of the faith. Having valuable tools on hand which outline in a helpful manner this fount...

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Weekly Dose of Apologetics – 7-13 May 2017

Apologetics David Mathis – Bible Reading is an Art Alistair Begg – Five Truths About the Holy Spirit “The Spirit is the parakletos, the one who comes alongside. Jesus said He would “be with you forever … he dwells with you and will be in you” (John 14:16-17). In other words, His ministry is both permanent and personal.” Tim Challies – 10 Strengths (and 10 Dangers) of Systematic Theology “Systematic theology is the discipline of looking to the entire Bible to determine what God says about a given topic. It answers the question “What does the whole Bible say...

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Yahweh: There is None Like Him

1 Timothy 1:17, “To the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.” I love declarations in Scripture that speak to the attributes of the Lord. One such passage is 1 Timothy 1:17. In this verse, the Apostle Paul provides us a summation if you will of who it is we pledge our allegiance and what our response should be to this Elohim of Elohim. The first description given by Paul of the Lord is He is the King of the ages. The word King is the Greek noun basileus, meaning “leader of the people, prince, commander, lord of...

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