But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Wednesday, 17 October 2018 21:36

Free E-Book: The Jesus Quest: The Danger from Within

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Here’s a 722 page book edited by Norman Geisler and David Farnell.

This is the book’s description:

THE MOST SHOCKING EXPOSÉ OF THE MASSIVE EROSION OF THE DOCTRINE OF INERRANCY IN THE EVANGELICAL CAMP SINCE BATTLE FOR THE BIBLE (1978)! This work examines the historical and...

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For more of our posts responding to alleged Bible contradictions check out our Collection of Posts Responding to Bible Contradictions.

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For today’s post we will tackle the question the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked: Was Zechariah Iddo’s son or grandson?

Here are the two answers...

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This is from my daily Greek exercise of sight reading here and here many months ago, courtesy of Vincent S Artale Jr.

Our text is from the Greek translation of Colossians 2:3-4.  Here is my translation:

“SENTENCE 3 [CR ἐν ᾧ CR] εἰσιν...

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Monday, 15 October 2018 08:11

Review: A Tale of Two Sons by John F. MacArthur Jr.

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I’m posting this review after my discussion with Lee Duigon in his post ‘Behold the Power’ (2016) in which we were talking about John MacArthur’s insight into the Parables in the Gospels.  As a result of that discussion, I was looking for my review of...

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Sunday, 14 October 2018 18:20

Mid-October 2018 Presuppositional Apologetics’ Links

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Here are the links related to Presuppositional apologetics gathered between October 8th-14th, 2018.  Enjoy!

1.) Beyond cage stage: Beware of being a Nurmagomedov rage phase Calvinist/Apologist

2.) Evidence for Moses and the Book of Exodus

3.) The Biblical Worldview Against All...

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A few days ago I finished our 9 part series critiquing Rachel Held Evans’ new book Inspired chapter by chapter.  I appreciated Monergism.com has also shared this on their website here.

I thought I have a post to have it all in one place as a table of content for convenience of the...

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A late post, but here’s a weekend reading review…because Pastors also need a break from heavy theological reading!

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Gary Krist. The Mirage Factory: Illusion, Imagination, and the Invention of Los Angeles.  New York, NY: Crown Publishing Group, May 15th 2018. 416 pp.

5 out of 5

Pur...

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For today’s post we will tackle the question the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked:  Did Sarah have faith that she would conceive?

Here are the two answers which the skeptic believes indicate a Bible contradiction:

Yes, she had faith.

By faith even Sarah herself...

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This is part 9 of our critique of Rachel Held Evans’ book titled Inspired.  It is the final installment in this series!

Here are the previous posts in this series:

Part 1 click here

Part 2 click here

Part 3 click here

Part 4 click here

Part 5 click here

Part 6 click here

Part 7 click...

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We have quite a stream of readers of our blog from Southern California and I thought it would be helpful to post this.

This is courtesy of Craig Huey of Election Forum (HT).

I have gotten less political over the years and while I do not believe salvation or the kingdom of God is achieved by political...

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Wednesday, 10 October 2018 20:02

Prayer for Studies and Prep for Fall 2018 Missions Trip

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I’ve been preparing for my overseas trip to teach at an undisclosed location.  If God leads you, pray for my studies and preparation.

Also if you are interested in contributing a guest post while I am away it is still not too late!  Check out this post: Want to Write a Guest...

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Wednesday, 10 October 2018 04:09

HeartCry Videos and Praying for the Persecuted Church

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HeartCry is a missionary organization led by Paul Washer.  They recently posted a video that should lead us to pray for the Persecuted Church in Asia.

The ending is really good.  Everything about it capture my heartbeat.

Authors: SLIMJIM...

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I don’t watch UFC or MMA fights but I want to talk about something to make a spiritual point.

This weekend’s UFC 229 became big news and trending on social media because of the Khabib Nurmagomedov versus Conor McGregor fight.  If you didn’t know Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov...

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One day believers in Jesus Christ will be in the New Heaven and New Earth.  Believers will have a glorified body.

Here’s a witty ditty to keep that in mind:

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Here’s the ditty again:

Can’t wait for the day we are no longer in our body of sin,

to see Jesus Incarnate in flesh and skin...

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Here are links on Presuppositional apologetics or be interesting to those interested in Presuppositional apologetics that were gathered from the world wide web between October 1st-7th, 2018!

1.) Math Requires God

2.) Analysis of Rachel Held Evan’s Book “Inspired” Part 8:...

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Sunday, 07 October 2018 02:08

I’ve been asked to do my first funeral

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Yesterday I was asked to do a future funeral.

There is an older woman who is the equivalent of my spiritual mom (my own mom is not yet saved).  This woman has prayed for me as a young man in the Marines, in college, my relationship, seminary, ministry and various points in my life....

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Friday, 05 October 2018 18:25

It’s Saturday, Pray for Church on Sunday!

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One way to prepare for Church on Sunday is to pray for your time at Church on Sunday!  For some Saturday is busy with preparing sermons, Sunday school lessons and children instruction.  Take that time to pray for your ministry but also consider also praying for the church overall, that...

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This is part 8 of our critique of Rachel Held Evans’ book titled Inspired.  Here are the previous posts in this series:
In this post we will look at chapter 6...

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For today’s post we will tackle the question the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked:  How many blind men were healed near Jericho?

Here are the two answers which the skeptic believes indicate a Bible contradiction:

Two.

And two blind men sitting by the road, hearing that Jesus was passing...

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Wednesday, 03 October 2018 04:17

Singles, Court Someone Who Loves God

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As a pastor of young people I think it pays dividends to know apologetics and also be biblical in one’s teaching and living out of a biblical view of singleness, courtship, marriage and parenting.  Questions related to those areas come up often.

So I want to put it down in writing...

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There’s a video titled “I Stopped Believing In God After Pastoring A Megachurch” that went viral posted by Buzzfeed.

The original video is here:

I wanted to write a response but I see there’s no need to reinvent the wheel since there’s a Christian video response...

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Sunday, 30 September 2018 18:17

Late September 2018 Presuppositional Apologetics’ Links

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Here are links related to Presuppositional apologetics gathered between September 21st-30th, 2018.

1.) The Sad, Mad Case of Mean-Spirited Atheism

2.) Apologetics Sunday School Class by Keith Rice

3.) Jason Lisle’s The Canon

4.) 3 More Logical Fallacies to Avoid (and...

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Saturday, 29 September 2018 19:54

Go To Church Today to Edify The Church!

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It’s the Lord’s Day!

Go to church today not merely as a spectator or to be edified (being edified is a good thing) but to edify others!

1 Corinthians 14 has many things in the chapter that is debated by Christians.  But there’s no debate about what 1 Corinthians 14:12 states:

So...

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Saturday, 29 September 2018 10:37

Review: Batman: Blink

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This is my fun read while on Vacation.  Because sometimes Pastors also need a break from heavy reading…

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Dwayne McDuffie.  Batman: Blink. New York, NY: DC Comics, February 24th 2015. 168 pp.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

This volume is a reprint of some older Batman issues...

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Friday, 28 September 2018 19:01

Apologetics Sunday School Class by Keith Rice

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I have known of this individual Keith Rice for some time now, probably for nearly 15 years.  He use to run a blog on a website that once existed called Xanga.  In what follows below is his audio recording and when available the power point presentation and handouts of his lectures for his...

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