Archive for June 2012
At EveryStudent.com Marilyn Adamson provides six reasons to believe in God. Click on the image below to read more…
Here are the six reasons that Adamson presents:
The complexity of our planet points to a deliberate Designer: Earth contains the right mixture of gases to sustain life. The Earth is located the right distance from the sun. The Earth contains water, which is uniquely suited to life. Water is a universal solvent and freezes from the top down so fish can live in the winter. The complexy of the human [...]
In this video Lee Stobel interviews Dr. J. P. Moreland of Liberty University, who explains why noted atheist and intellectual Anthony Flew began to believe in God.
Dr. J.P. Moreland shares why former atheist/intellectual Antony Flew began to believe in God. Moreland indicates there were three overwhelming strands of evidence that proved God existed:
The “Big Bang” scientific theory indicates that space, time, and matter had a beginning There are at least 50 constants of nature, such as mass of a proton, charge of an electron, the force of gravity in [...]
In this slide presentation author Robin Schumacher provides a quick proof of the existence of God.
A 30 Second Argument For God
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Here is the argument that Schumacher presents:
Something, the universe (time, space, and matter), exists Nothing cannot cause something (the universe had a beginning) Therefore, a Being outside of time, space, and matter exists
Scientists and other religions used to think the universe always existed; that it was eternal. However the “Big Bang” resulting from scientific discoveries now proves to skeptics that [...]
This week’s lesson is about the existence of God. To start out, go to the Three Reasons section, where I provide three reasons there is a God. Watch three short videos on the following topics:
What begins to exist has a cause. Complex design requires a designer. Moral laws require a law giver.
Our country was founded by Christians. One of the most prominent was Dr. Benjamin Rush. Learn more about him below.
Benjamin Rush (1745-1813) was a signer of the Declaration of Independence (1776), delegate to the Continental Congress (1776-77), and a state delegate to ratify the Federal Constitution (1787). Rush was a leading founder of the United States. He was a very learned man and devout Christian.
Consider the many other accomplishments of Benjamin Rush:
Graduated from Princeton College (1769) Studied medicine and received his M.D. from University of [...]
Some people say that Jesus did not claim to be God. Is it true? See what Lee Strobel has to say about that.
Lee Strobel asks, “Did Jesus claim to be God? The book Da Vinci Code says no. The book says that the idea that Jesus was God was made up 300 years after he died. However, is that what the historical record shows?
The earliest account of Jesus’ life is the Gospel of Mark. The most common reference to Jesus in Mark is “Son of Man.” (e.g. [...]
Lee Strobel addresses whether Jesus and his disciples could have arranged for the fulfillment of prophesies. For example, Zechariah 9:9 states that the Messiah would ride a donkey. Couldn’t Jesus have easily arranged that? Listen and read on to see why this claim does not stand up to scrutiny.
Although Jesus could have certainly arranged to ride a donkey into Jerusalem, there are many prophesies that he couldn’t have arranged, such as:
His ancestry, (Genesis 49:10) His place of birth, (Micah 5:2) His bones would remain unbroken on the cross, [...]
Jesus fulfilled many prophesies. In this slide presentation author Robin Schumacher discusses several of the 300 prophesies fulfilled in Jesus’ lifetime.
Is Jesus God?
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Here is a partial list of the prophesies fulfilled by Jesus in the slide presentation:
The timing of Jesus’ birth and death (Daniel 9:25-26) Perform miracles (Isaiah 35:5-6) Be betrayed, (Psalm 41:9) Would die, (Psalm 22:16, Zechariah 11:13) Would be resurrected from the dead, (Psalm 16:10) Come from line of Abraham, Judah, and David, (Genesis 12:2, Genesis 40:10, 2 Samuel [...]
In this video, Greg Koukl of Stand to Reason answers the question, “Why is Jesus the only way?”
As Greg Koukl explains in the video, Jesus is an exclusivist but not because of arrogance. Jesus is an exclusivist because he understands the human problem. The problem isn’t that good or sincere people exist in the world. The problem is that every person in the world has failed to keep God’s law as they were supposed to. Therefore, since God is perfectly just, His justice requires punishment. God does not [...]
Both Don Piper, a Baptist minister, and Colton Burpo, four-year-old son of a Wesleyan minister, visit heaven and return to tell about it. Read on to find out more.
Before I reveal more about the experiences of Don Piper and Colton Burpo, let me first address the subject of near-death experiences and their validity. Then, I will recount the accounts of the Piper and Burpo experiences in Heaven.
Validity of Near-Death Experiences Don Piper Near-Death Experience Colton Burpo Near-Death Experience
Validity of Near-Death Experiences
Some question the validity of [...]