Category: Apologetics

Weekly Dose of Apologetics – 28 May – 3 Jun 2017

Apologetics Dan Fisher- An Impersonal Creator: Understanding Deism “Like all other religious/philosophical persuasions, there is a core conviction that drives deists to believe what they believe. In the final analysis, their rejection of divine revelation appears to be propelled by a deep desire to avoid any possibility of the unpleasant prospect of having their reason “shocked” by a faith-based religion. Essentially, deists adamantly refuse to embrace anything that offends human reason.” K. Scott Oliphint – The Divine Design of Salvation “We have to recognize who God is, not what we might want him to be. We must know him...

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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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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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