Category: Apologetics

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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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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Weekly Dose of Apologetics – 30 April – 6 May 2017

Apologetics Erik Raymond – Am I Sinning When I’m Not Content? Jon Bloom – Judge Not? What the Bible Really Says About Love “It’s not wrong to lovingly help our brother remove a harmful speck from his eye. It’s wrong to self-righteously point out a speck in our brother’s eye when we ignore, as no big deal, the ridiculous log protruding from our own.” Marshall Segal – Kill Pride Before It Kills You “True humility does not refuse affirmation. It refuses to keep it for ourselves.” Matthew Holst – A New Frame of Mind “If our mental diet consists...

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Weekly Dose of Apologetics – 23-29 April 2017

Current Issues Joe Carter – 5 Facts About Sexual Assault “In the United States, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, an observance to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it.” Apologetics Joel Beeke – Should We Preach like the Puritans? Yes “Only the Holy Spirit can imbue our preaching with such lasting, converting power. If you want to preach like the Puritans, or want your pastor to preach like the Puritans, then pray! “God will give His grace and Holy Spirit to those only, who with sincere desires continually ask them...

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Weekly Dose of Apologetics – 16-22 April 2017

Current Issues Joe Carter – Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Major Religious Liberty Case “The outcome of the case will determine whether the government can discriminate against religious organizations and exclude them from receiving a generally available public benefit simply because they are religious.” Bible Study/Preaching/Family Issues/Apologetics Thomas Schreiner – Do Paul and James Disagree on Justification by Faith Alone? “Why do Paul and James sound so different? Why does it appear at first glance they contradict? We need to remember that letters were written to specific situations facing specific churches. Paul wrote to churches where people were...

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