Monthly Archives: September 2015

One of Paul Bilal Williams’ favorite conservative Christian scholars proves him wrong

I wrote this back on August 21, 2012, at another blog that I also write for: Paul B. Williams’ favorite Christian scholar seems to be James D. G. Dunn, but he also likes to use Richard Bauckham on some issues, … Continue reading

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Rabbi Admits that the Day of Atonement is parallel to Jesus Christ!

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
In this lecture, beginning at around the 1:29:00 mark (between the one hour and 29 minute mark and 1 hour 32 minute mark)- Rabbi Michael Skobac admits that the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur…

Posted in Answering Jewish objections to Jesus, Apologetics, Crucifixion of Jesus Christ, Substitutionary Atonement, The Atonement of Christ | 6 Comments

The Forbidden chapter from the TaNaKh (the OT = the Torah, Prophets, and Writings)

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Mark 11:11-26 and 12:1-12 and faith

In order to understand this passage, a person needs to read the whole chapter of Mark 11 and 12:1-12 and the parallel passages in Matthew chapters 21-22. In another context, Jesus asks “Do you believe I am able to do … Continue reading

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The Bible Was My Lifeline

Originally posted on The Reformed Reader:
I could not set this book down: Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus by Nabeel Qureshi.  It’s an autobiography of a Pakistani-American man’s leaving Islam to follow Jesus.  Qureshi’s journey was (is!) a long, hard, thought-filled,…

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God spoke through the prophets and at last finally, in His Son

The Greek Text of Hebrews 1:1-2a (Dr. Thomas Schreiner of Southern Baptist Seminary) The nuances of the Greek text of Hebrews 1:1-2 are beautiful. Πολυμερῶς καὶ πολυτρόπως πάλαι ὁ θεὸς λαλήσας τοῖς πατράσιν ἐν τοῖς προφήταις ἐπ᾽ ἐσχάτων τῶν ἡμερῶν … Continue reading

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1 verse of Quran – Surah 5:47- causes a Muslim to Question Islam and eventually Convert from Islam to Christ

Sahih International “And let the People of the Gospel judge by what Allah has revealed therein. And whoever does not judge by what Allah has revealed – then it is those who are the defiantly disobedient.” Surah 5:47

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Debate: Towhid vs. Trinity – Shabir Ally vs. Nabeel Qureshi

Nabeel gave us some interesting information, such as the Mihna – المحنه – the Muslim “Inquisition”.  I recognize that word, because we have it in Farsi, محنت , meaning “trial”, “testing”, even “suffering”.  (Farsi does not have the Arabic definite … Continue reading

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