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

Ray Combort's Daily Evidence - Apologetic Report
Sunday, 09 June 2019 23:00

Are you a good person?

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It deeply concerns me when I hear a professing Christian telling an unbeliever that he is a good person. Jesus said that there is no one good but God (see Mark 10:18). Anyone who says that human beings are good is calling Jesus a liar. My concern isn’t just that the unbeliever is being...

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Thursday, 06 June 2019 23:00

God is light.

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Before God created the sun to give light to the earth, He provided a light source for the first three days. Where would the original light have come from? The Bible tells us that God is light (1 John 1:5; Rev. 22:5), and that in the new heavens and earth there will be no need for the sun or moon,...

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Wednesday, 05 June 2019 23:00

What is “godly sorrow?”

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A woman in Florida was in court for running over a bike rider with her car. As she was in prison awaiting her sentence (which was predicted to be one to four years), she was allowed to take a phone call from a friend, and laughed as he made jokes about the victim’s death. When the judge heard...

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Tuesday, 04 June 2019 23:00

Sin is not light.

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“All who, without commission from God, dare to execute private revenge, and who, from ambition, covetousness, or resentment, wage war and desolate kingdoms, must one day answer for it. But if God, instead of sending an earthquake, a pestilence, or a famine, be pleased to authorize and command...

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Monday, 03 June 2019 23:00

A god who is “all loving.”

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The world often gravitates to the concept of a god who is “all loving.” Such a loving god would never judge people and damn their souls to hell. However, it is more biblical to say that God is love, but He is also the essence of truth, judgment, and righteousness. Therefore, God is...

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Sunday, 02 June 2019 23:00

An honest unbeliever.

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“If any person is an honest unbeliever and sincerely wants to know God, he will come to a saving faith. Folk with whom I have dealt who say that they cannot believe are not being honest. The fact of the matter is that no man’s eyes are blindfolded unless he himself chooses to be...

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Thursday, 30 May 2019 23:00

Do you smoke?

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No one smells like a smoker. It’s true, and what’s more, they don’t realize how bad they smell. The reason they smell so poorly is that they have deadened the sensitivity of their nose. They literally can’t smell the smells that a non-smoker can.

The conscience is like a...

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Wednesday, 29 May 2019 23:00

“Father, I have sinned…”

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Think of story Jesus told of the prodigal son (see Luke 15:11–32). The father had great pleasure when the son came into a right relationship with him. The son cried, “Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you, and I am no longer worthy to be called your son” (vv....

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Law of probabilities refutes evolution. “The chance that higher life forms might have emerged in this way is comparable to the chance that a tornado sweeping through a junkyard might assemble a Boeing 747 from the materials therein.” Sir Fred Hoyle, professor of astronomy, Cambridge...

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Monday, 27 May 2019 23:00

No hypocrites in the Church.

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Hypocrites may show up at a church building every Sunday, but there are no hypocrites in the Church (Christ’s body). Hypocrite comes from the Greek word for “actor,” or pretender. Hypocrisy is “the practice of professing beliefs, feelings, or virtues that one does not...

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Sunday, 26 May 2019 23:00

Win souls, live for souls.

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“Now concerning the salvation of our fellow-men; we shall never compass it unless our eyes look right on and our eyelids straight before us. Before we win souls we must live for souls. We need men and women who live to convert others to Christ. The minister had better quit his pulpit if it be...

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Thursday, 23 May 2019 23:00

An often misquoted verse.

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This verse, in Mat 5:38, is so often misquoted by the world. Many believe it is giving a license to take matters into our own hands and render evil for evil. However, these are judgments for civil law and not revenge for personal grievances. The spirit of what Jesus is saying here is radically...

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Wednesday, 22 May 2019 22:59

The popular “karma.”

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It is popular in Western culture to embrace something called “karma.” Hindus, Buddhists, New Agers, and others believe in this concept of a cycle of cause and effect. It is popular because it sounds reasonable—you bear the consequences for your own actions—and seems to give...

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Tuesday, 21 May 2019 23:00

Don’t forget the Law.

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We are not to forget the Law once we have trusted the Savior. Like John the Baptist, its function is to prepare the way of the Lord (see Gal. 3:24). Does the student, after he graduates, forget the knowledge given by his tutor? That knowledge may now be used to instruct lost sinners on why they,...

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Monday, 20 May 2019 23:00

Do you want “godly offspring?”

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If you want “godly offspring,” it is essential that you make the time to establish a family altar. Build it out of the unmovable rocks of resolution. You will need to be resolute about this because it will be a battle. Your flesh will fight it, and you can be sure there will be a...

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Sunday, 19 May 2019 22:50

The Creator of the sun.

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Make sure you don’t miss the magnitude of what God accomplished in creating the sun. Its surface temperature is about 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit, with the temperature at the core around 27 million degrees Fahrenheit. That’s hot. The sun’s diameter is about 870,000 miles (109 times...

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Thursday, 16 May 2019 23:00

“To stone our children?”

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This refers not to a young child but to a youth who was a continual drunkard and was persistently rebellious, stubborn, gluttonous, and disobedient (which describes many contemporary teenagers). If a son consistently refused to abide by his parents’ authority, the men of the city were to...

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Wednesday, 15 May 2019 23:00

A promise in the gospel.

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“Some think that these promises will not have accomplishment in full, till the general conversion of the Jews in the latter days. Also this promise is applied to the gospel, and the bringing in both the Jews and Gentiles to it, by St. Paul, Ro 9:25,26, and by St. Peter, 1Pe 2:10. To believe...

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Tuesday, 14 May 2019 23:00

“But Jesus didn’t even exist.”

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Surprisingly, some skeptics claim that Jesus didn’t exist, though to do so they have to reject the entire New Testament historical record. The New Testament contains hundreds of references to Jesus Christ, and in terms of ancient manuscript evidence, this is extraordinarily strong proof of...

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Monday, 13 May 2019 23:00

Women and evangelism.

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In Christ there is neither male nor female. We are alltold to present our bodies as living sacrifices to God (see Rom. 12:1). Never let anyone convince you that women shouldn’t be actively involved in the Great Commission. When we each appear before the Lord, none of us want to be...

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Sunday, 12 May 2019 23:00

Protect your thoughts.

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Keep yourself busy warring against the world, the flesh, and the devil. You cannot let down your guard for a moment. Protect your thoughts, and keep your heart free from sin. Don’t let your mind wander into lust. The Scriptures warn that lust brings forth sin, and sin when it is full grown...

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Thursday, 09 May 2019 23:00

“The Bible itself…”

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“God said He would blot out all remembrance of Amalek. The Bible itself disproves this by mentioning Amalek to this day.”

God told Moses to “write this for a memorial in the book,” and God preserved the Book for 5,000 years so skeptics would know that God keeps every promise...

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Wednesday, 08 May 2019 23:00

When Good People Have Affairs

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In 2008, a book was published called When Good People Have Affairs,giving seventeen motives for people committing adultery.

One motive is the “accidental affair.” This is when a woman has an innocent drink with her boss, and then goes back to his apartment to discuss business and ends up...

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Tuesday, 07 May 2019 23:00

Is your heart set upon God alone?

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“The First Commandment, ‘Thou shalt have no other gods before Me’: My friend, are you ready to be weighed against this Commandment? Have you fulfilled, or are you willing to fulfill all the requirements of this Law? Put it into one of the scales, and step into the other. Is your...

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Monday, 06 May 2019 23:00

It is not His will.

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God takes no pleasure in the death of the wicked. He is not willing that any perish, but that all come to repentance (see 2 Pet. 3:9). This is why it is biblical to tell sinners that God does not want them to go to hell. It is not His will. He does not send anyone to hell, in the same way a...

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