August 11, 2022

Category: Bible

3 Essential Tools to Build Your ‘Mental Filter’ In The Art Of Deception Prevention
apologetics, Bible, brainwash, Christian, deception, discipleship, education, inoculation, knowledge

3 Essential Tools to Build Your ‘Mental Filter’ In The Art Of Deception Prevention

Should Christians approve same-sex marriage? This was the question that one book author was trying to address. His answer was in the affirmative. While I only got through the first chapter or two, what I read stunned me. What struck me was not his arguments or even his position, he did not bring anything new […]

Read More
apologetics, Bible, Christ-like, Christian, conversation, deception, discipleship, evangelism, exegesis, knowledge, self-refuting statements

Six Concerning “Christian” Ideas, And What The Bible Says About Them

A recent conversation got me concerned. The ideas were not new to me, but what was interesting was the volley of ideas that kept coming, kept coming without biblical justification. A Christian of a number of years, explained it is not good when Christians have “head knowledge”. In other-words, we should not study the Bible […]

Read More
apologetics, Bible, creation, evolution, intelligent design, multiverse theory, naturalism, Philosophy, religion, science

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Before the Universe and Why God is the Best Explanation

Near the end of his article, Neil deGrasse Tyson, an astrophysicist who starred in the series “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey”, talks about what was prior to the universe’s existences. After making some slightly disparaging remarks toward the theists view, he postulates a couple other “where the universe came from” ideas. The multiverse and it “just […]

Read More
apologetics, Bible, brainwash, Christian, deception, reason, religion, self-refuting statements, traditions, wisdom

How To Spot Deception and Prevent Yourself From Being Swayed by Illicit Arguments (Post 2)

The Maxim I Like Most catch phrases concern me, especially when one uses them at whim without reflection and deep background knowledge of the meaning and potential pitfalls. However, there is one I kind of like. Penned by nineteenth century Alexander Campbell, this maxim address Christian religious authority: “Where the Bible speaks, we speak; where […]

Read More
apologetics, Bible, brainwash, Christian, deception, Jesus, leadership, traditions

How To Spot Deception and Prevent Yourself From Being Swayed by Illicit Arguments (Post 1)

Adding to the Scripture If one does not hold the Bible as the ultimate authority and from God, there are greater concerns then what I’m about to address. However, I assume you hold the Bible to be foundational. I’m very concerned when people, Christians, elevate other concepts to biblical level. Or as Jesus put it […]

Read More
apologetics, Bible, Biblical word definitions, Christian, conversation, discipleship, evangelism, faith, kingdom of God, KJV, understanding, wisdom

An Urologist’s Principle You Can Use in Communicating Christ

While I was assisting in an urology procedure, the type where the patient wants to be knocked out and hopes he is unknown by staff, the doctor explained his patient communication method. His “technique” was his vocabulary, the type that would make great grandma Elsa blush in embarrassment. Very easy to understand terms – crude. […]

Read More
Bible, Christian, Ten Commandments, tolerant

The Little Girl and Her Watch

I once read a parable of a little girl – living before the time of atomic clocks – who noticed all clocks in her village told a different time. Ambitiously she set out to get everyone synced to the correct time – her time. Walking down the dusty streets, going from house to house and shop to shop, she attempted […]

Read More
apologetics, Bible, education, knowledge, Philosophy, reason, science, self-refuting statements, wisdom

The One View Some Christians and Some Atheists Agree On – And Why It is Wrong!

Interestingly, prominent agnostics, atheists [1] and Christians of various persuasions agree on at least one thing, philosophy is of little worth. Other Christians are afraid of the enterprise. Our Western culture downplays classical education – such as philosophy. Even so, philosophy is pivotal, yes pivotal. Especially for our days. We all have a philosophy and use it, […]

Read More