Faith Alone, In What?

Faith alone in what?  Sola Fide.  Faith alone.  It’s one of the five “Solas” of the protestant reformation. It communicates the idea that it’s our trust in Christ that saves us, and nothing else.  But what exactly does that mean? They Have Faith, But In What? I was doing research recently on another group that claims to be connected […]

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Back to Basics: Can You Trust the Gospel Message?

Was Jesus the man the Bible claims he was, or is what we read in the gospels a legend written much later? Can you trust the gospel message and what it says about Jesus? There are a few key objections we need to answer to show that the gospel message is reliable and trustworthy.

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Quick Challenge Answer: Should Women Cover Their Heads in Church?

1 Corinthians 11 is a difficult passage to read with a 21st century lens. Paul issues a strong statement about the necessity of women covering their heads in church. Some have called this passage sexist, patriarchal, etc. Does this issue apply today?

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5 Reasons Protestants Don’t Include the Apocrypha

Any one of these points on their own may not be enough to fully discredit and understand why protestants don’t include the Apocrypha. When the arguments are all laid out together, the books simply do not stand up. The Apocrypha is not scripture.

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Quick Challenge Answer: Should the Apocrypha be in the Bible?

Is the Bible a Product of Its Culture?

Are we being truly objective in our thinking? Why is the Bible merely a product of its culture, while we are simply right? We read these texts with our skewed 21st century lens and assume that we know what is right.

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Quick Challenge Answer: What Are the Types of Bible Translations

3 Times Jesus Responded to Doubt

One would think that after everything John had said and experienced, he would be the last person to doubt Jesus. Shouldn’t the guy who baptized Jesus and witnessed the spirit descending and heard the voice of the father have all doubts removed?

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Is It Child Abuse To Teach Children About Hell?

Is it child abuse to teach children about hell?  Richard Dawkins has often repeated this claim about Christianity.  How can parents subject their children to the horror stories about hell?  Isn’t this just psychological manipulation to get them to behave?  Here is one quote from Dawkins on the subject: “”It was a very unpleasant and embarrassing experience, but the […]

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The Archeological Evidence For King David

The archeological evidence for Kind David.  I once had a Facebook exchange with another Christian that claimed the Bible was just a book of faith.  His claims were similar to the ones I often hear from Christians and non-Christians alike: “History relies on certain proofs like artifacts and written documents from the time. The Bible has very […]

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