Monthly Archives: April 2014

Jesus rose from the dead in history; the empty tomb

N. T. Wright’s book on the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, that Dr. Habermas mentions, with a 550 page word study on the two Greek words for resurrection, anastasis (to stand up again) αναστασις and egeiro – εγειρω (to raise, to … Continue reading

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Paul B. Williams’ favorite scholar affirms the apostle Paul and 1 Corinthians 15:1-9

Muslims like to cast doubt on the apostle Paul and his writings; and they like to use liberal scholarship. Paul Bilal Williams likes to use James D. G. Dunn a lot in his polemics against the New Testament and against … Continue reading

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Response to Matthew Vines’ book, “God and the Gay Christian”

“God and the Gay Christian?”  A Response to Matthew Vines’.  Denny Burk had an article on Matthew Vines’ book earlier this morning. I responded with a couple of comments: Ken Temple April 22, 2014 at 9:27 am # James White … Continue reading

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Refuting Paul William’s take on “but some doubted” in Matthew 28:17

Paul Bilal Williams, in a tweet to Nabil Qureshi, asks about Matthew 28:17, “but some doubted”.  [No longer there, as Paul Williams has deleted several blogs over the years.]  Interesting that he left out the part about the disciples “worshiping … Continue reading

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Christianity is historical, public, objective, all other religions are private and subjective

How Christianity Got started vs. How other religions got started Michael Patton, author of Now That I’m a Christian: What It Means to Follow Jesus, writes: “The believer in the Islamic faith has to trust in a private encounter Muhammad … Continue reading

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Can We Still Believe the Bible?

Can We Still Believe the Bible?.  Greek scholar Daniel Wallace reviews chapter 1 of Craig Blomberg’s book, Can We Still Believe the Bible?, where Blomberg skillfully takes on Bart Ehrman’s Misquoting Jesus. Wallace blogs about the first chapter, “Aren’t the … Continue reading

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Dr. James White asks Mitchell Pacwa some pointed questions about the Roman Catholic priesthood

The issues: 1.  Is the office of priesthood a legitimate church office?  It is not even in the New Testament. 2.  1 Peter 2:4-10; Revelation 1:5-6; 5:9-10 teaches and shows us that all Christians are considered priests. 3.  The book … Continue reading

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Still looking for two references to famous Al Ghazzali quotes; the essence of differences between Islam and Christianity

Paul Bilal Williams said that the Bible’s statement, “God is love” is incoherent, non-sense, and incorrect grammar, for English, and says it should be “God is loving”.  (no longer there as Paul Williams has changed his web-site several times.)   … Continue reading

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Excellent question by a Pakistani Christian for Shabir Ally

Shabir needs to read the book of Acts more carefully: 29 “Brethren, I may confidently say to you regarding the patriarch David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day. 30 And … Continue reading

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Jesus is like bread for the hungry and water for the thirsty – the only one who can meet your spiritual need

John Piper preaching in the gospel of John.  John 6:27-40 – “Behold, Believe, Be Raised” “Do not labor for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to … Continue reading

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