Monthly Archives: August 2014

Hope for the sensitive, guilty-feeling, introverted, introspection-prone soul

Jesus said: “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for … Continue reading

Posted in Justification, Salvation, The Atonement of Christ

Why Do you think Christianity is True? John Piper

Here is an excellent few minutes of why Christianity is true by John Piper, in which he gives three compelling reasons.    

Posted in Apologetics, Truth

Refuting Paul Bilal Williams on Luke 18 and the doctrine of justification

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
The British convert to Islam, Paul Bilal Williams thinks that Jesus’ teaching on justification ( Jesus mentions justification in Luke 18:14) is different than the apostle Paul’s teaching on justification by faith.   He has…

Posted in Apologetics, Islam, Justification, Muslims, Repentance, Roman Catholicism, Salvation | 1 Comment

Islam could not get rid of the concept of sacrifice, ransom, or substitutionary atonement

The Islamic sources could not completely get rid of the concept of sacrifice, ransom, or substitutionary atonement in their texts of the Qur’an nor Hadith collections, because it was so clearly taught in the Old Testament, the Jewish Scriptures. Muslims … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Crucifixion of Jesus Christ, Islam, Muslims, Substitutionary Atonement, The Atonement of Christ | 7 Comments

Iraqi Muslim TV host breaks down at the plight of Christians in Iraq by IS / ISIS barbarians

Posted in Islam, Jihad, Muslims | 2 Comments

Jesus always spoke the truth

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
Jesus always spoke the truth. John 18:37 Then Pilate said to him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. For this purpose I was born and for…

Posted in Apologetics, Bible is not corrupted, Islam, Reliability of the Bible | 74 Comments

The Concept of Dhimmi ذمّی in Islam

I appreciate Paul Bilal Williams letting me comment again on his [old] blog recently. Paul Bilal Williams had this video up at his blog; but his blog is no longer there; So I found Hamza Yusuf’s video on YouTube:   a … Continue reading

Posted in Dhimmi / Dhimmitude, Islam, Jihad, Muslims | Tagged , | 28 Comments

Early Dating for the Gospel according to Mark

Dr. Dan Wallace makes a good case for an early dating for the gospel according to Mark, around 55-61 AD. This [Addendum: and other arguments from other scholars below] fully refutes Shabir Ally’s argument that Mark was written in 70 … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Dan Wallace, Historical reliability of the Bible, Islam, Muslims, Reliability of the Bible | 2 Comments

Debate: James White vs. Shabir Ally, “Sin and Salvation”

James White debates Islamic scholar Shabir Ally on the topic of Sin and Salvation in the Qur’an vs the Bible at the Erasmia Hall Mosque in South Africa.

Posted in Apologetics, Islam, Muslims, Original sin, Salvation, Sin in Islam | 1 Comment