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Can we be Objective when Examining the Bible?

We would all like to think that we can be objective when researching or examining a topic but, can we be objective if the topic has implications toward our current worldview? If we were reading about historical battles by Alexander [Read More]

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Christians Should be “People of the Book”

 In Judaism the term “People of the Book” was used to refer specifically to the Jewish people and the Torah, or what Christians would call the Old Testament. To the Jews, it was important that their children become educated in [Read More]

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A Text Out of Context: 2 Chronicles 7:14

written by Aaron Brake 2 Chronicles 7:14 is a frequently quoted verse which is often given a modern-day application for the United States of America. The verse states, If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves, [Read More]

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Is the Apocrypha Scripture?

written by Aaron Brake Roman Catholics and Protestants agree on many central doctrines of the Christian faith, including the Trinity, deity of Christ, and bodily resurrection of Jesus. But one important issue which separates Roman Catholics and Protestants is the [Read More]

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Is Biblical Inerrancy Irrelevant?

written by Aaron Brake Biblical inerrancy may be defined as follows: “when all the facts are known, the Scriptures in their original autographs and properly interpreted will be shown to be wholly true in everything that they affirm, whether that [Read More]

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The New Testament is Archaeologically Verifiable

The Accuracy of Luke Sir William Ramsay, an English historian and prolific writer, was a product of a mid-19th century education and, as a result, held a pervasive anti-Biblical bias. He believed the historical accounts in the book of Acts [Read More]

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The Old Testament is Filled with Fulfilled Prophecy

A Simple Litmus Test There are many ways to verify the reliability of Scripture from both internal evidences of transmission and agreement, to external confirmation through archeology and science. But perhaps the most persuasive argument can be found in the [Read More]

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The New Testament is Also Filled with Fulfilled Prophecy

New Testament ProphecyWhile the Old Testament describes a collective history of the Jewish people that spans thousands of years, the New Testament covers a much shorter period of time. As a result, while there are a number of prophetic declarations [Read More]

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The Old Testament Has Been Faithfully Transmitted

Do We Have What They Had? Wouldn’t it be nice to have a trustworthy source for truth? Even if you are someone who doesn’t believe that there is an objective truth, wouldn’t it at least be a little comforting if [Read More]

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The New Testament Has Been Faithfully Transmitted

The Truth is in the New Testament Too As Christians, we can be confident that the Old Testament is reliable. And as we turn to the New Testament, we can be just as confident that we have the Word of [Read More]

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The Old Testament Has Been Archaeologically Verified

Guilty Until Proven Innocent Many of us are confronted by people who level criticism against the Bible concerning its historical reliability. These folks will generally say that there is a lack of evidence from outside sources confirming the Biblical record. [Read More]

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The Bible Foreshadows Scientific Discoveries

Is There Science In There? Many skeptics of the Bible search for scientific corroboration within the scriptures to verify its accuracy, or more likely, to prove that it is NOT really the Word of God. Part of the problem is [Read More]

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The Scriptural Chain of Custody

Why Should We Trust It? Every day, in courtrooms across America, evidence is introduced to make cases of one kind or another. Juries have to assess this evidence and decide for themselves whether or not the evidence is reliable. One [Read More]

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There is a Single Theme in All of the Bible

A “Worldview” is More Than a “Point of View” Everyone you know has a set of beliefs that they use to filter everything in their life and in their world. This set of beliefs is the basis from which they [Read More]

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Mark’s Gospel Is An Early Memoir of Peter

An Argument for Early Dating There are many reasons to believe that the Gospel accounts we have in the Bible are a reliable record of eyewitness observations. Critics often try to claim that these Gospels first appeared late in history [Read More]

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The Bible Is Not Full of Contradictions or Errors

A Difficulty is Not a Contradiction Imagine that you are a scientist working in a biology lab many years ago. You are trying to understand how random association might bring individual amino acids together to form a single protein, and [Read More]

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