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

The Berean Call - Apologetic Report
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 17:00

Islamic Terrorists or Tragic Heroes?

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February 21, 2018
The so-called mainstream media’s approach to and apologias for Islamic terrorism have become as predictable as they are farcical. In a recent piece titled, “A Mysterious Act of Mercy by the Subway Bombing Suspect,” the New York...

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February 21, 2018
Right here we come to the most difficult part of the gospel to accept: that those who do not believe it are eternally lost—no matter what good works they do. The reasons for that fact are grounded in both...

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Monday, 19 February 2018 17:00

Truth vs. Uncertainty

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February 20, 2018
It seems that truth has become a somewhat dirty word, or at least a corrupted one. In its place we are left with a whole lot of uncertainty. In steps Jesus! Jesus tells Pontius Pilate that He has come into the world to “bear witness to the truth...

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February 19, 2018
Salvation comes on God’s terms and by His grace, and we negotiate the gospel neither with God nor with one another. “The Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world” ( 1 John:4:14 And we...

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Sunday, 18 February 2018 17:00

Harassment at Messianic Jews Center Begins Anew

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February 19, 2018
After opposition shut down a meeting center for Messianic Jews in southern Israel last May, ultra-Orthodox Jews are harassing it again since it re-opened this month, sources said. “Protests have taken place the last two weeks...

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February 17, 2018
Christ has commanded us to “preach the gospel [good news!] to every creature [person]” ( Mark:16:15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. See All... ). What...

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February 15, 2018
In Hebrews:2:3 How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him; See All... the vital...

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Wednesday, 14 February 2018 17:00

Does It Look Old?

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February 15, 2018
“And for the chief things of the ancient mountains, and for the precious things of the lasting hills” ( Deuteronomy:33:15 And for the chief things of the ancient mountains, and for the precious things of the lasting hills, See All... ). One lady who...

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Tuesday, 13 February 2018 17:00

Moody Blues

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February 14, 2018
The story sounds like something out of a movie. In 2017, a talk show host on the Moody Radio Network blows the whistle on the leadership of one of American evangelicalism’s flagship institutions, the Moody Bible Institute (MBI). On Jan. 9, 2018, she escalates the...

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February 13, 2018
Death not only ends this short earthly life, it separates sinful rebels from God forever. In His infinite foreknowledge, wisdom, and love, however, God had already planned how He would restore life and reunite mankind...

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Monday, 12 February 2018 17:00

Nothing From Evolution

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February 13, 2018
No product, discovery, medical procedure, or advance has come out of evolutionary theory. Without evolutionary theory, all practical biology would stand just as it is. No major corporation has a “Department of Evolution” because scientists who have...

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February 12, 2018
Since the nineteenth century, history has been regarded as an enemy of the Bible. For nearly two centuries, biblical scholars, taking their cues from F.C. Baur, the founder of what came to be known as the...

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February 11, 2018
What is the gospel that saves—and from what does it save us? In order to answer that question, we must go back to the Garden of Eden. It was there, in the most perfect environment that God’s heart of love and...

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February 9, 2018
There are many self-professed “experts” in spiritual matters. They claim to know about heaven and hell but have never been there. They generally offer weak reasons for trusting them: they have degrees from a...

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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 17:00

Beauty From Brokenness in the Mountains

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February 8, 2018
“The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that...

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February 7, 2018
True faith is absolute, unquestioning trust in God and in His love, wisdom, and will. Nor is such total trust foreign to man. It is a necessity. Trusting in another’s wisdom, ability, and integrity is something that all of...

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 17:00

Church Closures Spur Fear of Crackdown in Algeria

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February 7, 2018
Algerian Christians fear government officials may be coordinating intensified persecution against them following arrests, inspections, and church closures in recent months. Middle East Concern and World Watch Monitor reported that...

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Monday, 05 February 2018 17:00

Read the Word in Reference to Your Own Heart

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February 6, 2018
We should always read and meditate over the Word of God with reference to ourselves and our own heart. This is deeply important, and I cannot press it too earnestly upon you. We are apt often to read the Word with reference to others....

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February 5, 2018
Very similar to the faith movement within charismatic and Pentecostal circles is the New Thought Alliance of churches. Although they are far outside biblical Christianity, most claim to be Christian, and many of their...

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Sunday, 04 February 2018 17:00

Nazi Mosques in America

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February 5, 2018
It was another Friday night in the Islamic Center of Jersey City. And its imam, Sheikh Aymen Elkasaby, had some thoughts about the Jews. “So long as the Al-Aqsa Mosque remains a humiliated prisoner under the oppression of the Jews, this nation will never...

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February 3, 2018
Jesus said, “Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it to you” ( John:16:23 And in that day ye shall ask me nothing. Verily, verily, I say unto...

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February 1, 2018
Jesus said, “Have faith in God” ( Mark:11:22 And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God. See All... ). Does that mean that the God revealed in the Bible exists as our servant to give us what...

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February 1, 2018
“We stand with you, brothers and sisters,” he said. “The world stands with you.” The supportive statement comes after Iran’s foreign minister tweeted a “hypocritical” tweet...

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January 31, 2018
Not as famous as Martin Luther or John Calvin, Huldrych Zwingli is often treated like the red-headed stepchild of the Protestant Reformation. But Zwingli was neither late to the game nor insignificant in...

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January 31, 2018
And if that can be done, why bother with prayer at all? Why not simply affirm repeatedly what one desires? In fact, that is exactly what many people do, even those who are not at all religious....

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