Category Archives: apologetics-reasons to believe
Hinduism (all branches) can explain evil as karma. If evil happens the person deserved it. Atheism claims we are all accidents of chance, just molecules bouncing around a meaningless, amoral universe. No evil or good exists. Islam says that Allah … Continue reading
A farmer noticed a fresh grave being dug in his friend’s back yard. Saddened, he notified the neighbors and they gathered around the open grave. They sang and prayed. Then a stranger appeared, explaining that he was there to … Continue reading
Is God more interested in drawing one into a deep relationship with Him or merely throwing out Q&A answers to satisfy intellectual curiosity?
Without suffering and a crisis in their lives some dear people would never think deeply about spiritual issues. People tend to ask more ‘why’ questions when their world is rocked, when their comfort zone is shaken or even removed. “God … Continue reading
Why doesn’t God keep Christians from committing suicide? He is supposed to supply all a Christian’s needs? (Phil 4.19)
Why doesn’t God keep every believer from committing every sin, every bad choice? Answer: Free will. Freedom of choice is a very serious responsibility. God chose to give us free will—not make us robots with no option to sin. Suicide … Continue reading
To stop the Christian faith forever, all Jesus’ enemies had to do was produce His dead body. Why didn’t they? – Ravi Zacharias
This Big Bang theory of creation as reported on a TV science program goes like this. In this theorized ‘beginning’ all matter was compressed into a tiny cube perhaps an inch square. Under tremendous pressure this matter exploded and filled … Continue reading
Joe: Can each one set his or her own right and wrong? Lifestyle? Bob: All truth is relative. There is no absolute truth. Joe: You say that there is no absolute truth, yet your statement sounds absolute. Are you absolutely sure that there is no absolute truth? -after Frank Turek, Stealing From God
When you hear statements like, “You have to let people believe what they want. Be tolerant.” What does this person mean by, “You must be open to every thing”? What it almost always means is: “You must be open to … Continue reading
God is all wise, not erratic or capricious. He moves in accord with His eternal purposes. What best glorifies God? What best enables a lost person to confront his sin? My little human speculations: Even the Devil is God’s Devil. … Continue reading
Did Jesus use apologetics (reasons/benefits of believing) with the woman at the well? Jesus said: “But whoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.” (John 4.14).
Christian apologetics are reasons to believe in God. It reminds me of a good salesman explaining the benefits of buying his product.