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Baptism and John 3:5 Apologetics

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"Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God."  4 Nicodemus *said to Him, "How can a man be born when he is old?  He cannot enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born, can he?"  5Jesus answered,

Prayer in Apologetics

Prayer in Apologetics

Prayer in Apologetics One of the dangers of the apologist is falling into the trap of relying on his own intellectual abilities to try to wrestle someone into the kingdom of God.  I am sad to say that I have been guilty of this. Pride hides itself in the heart, so it

Apologetics – Integrative Approaches to Defending the Christian Faith

Apologetics IPrayPrayer.com Christian Faith Defending Christian Faith

Integrative Approaches to Defending the Christian Faith Preface How to relate the Christian worldview to a non-Christian world has been the dilemma of Christian spokespersons since the apostle Paul addressed the Stoic and Epicurean philosophers in Athens. Twenty centuries of experience have not simplified this task, as new challenges have arisen in

Parables of Jesus – Parable of The Prodigal Son, Luke 15:1-2, 11-32

Parables of Jesus - Parable of The Prodigal Son, Luke 15:1-2, 11-32

Theme: Great joy in the salvation of the lost. 1 A son is lost - "Give me my share" |     2 Goods wasted in extravagant living |      |     3 Everything lost - "He spent everything-he began to want |      |      |      4 The great sin - "feeding pigs for gentiles |      |      |      |      5

Parables of Jesus – Parable of The Fig Tree, Luke 13:1-9

Parables of Jesus - Parable of The Fig Tree, Luke 13:1-9

The Fig Tree, Luke 13:1-9 1. Now on the same occasion there were some present who reported to Him about the Galileans, whose blood Pilate had mingled [shed along with] with their sacrifices. Josephus, the Jewish historian of the time of Christ and after, records a number of massacres during this period,

Experiencing the Word: The Mind of Christ

“Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus,…” Philippians 2:5 (NKJV) What was I thinking? Perhaps you’re like me and have wondered at times how you could have been so absent-minded, wrong-headed, misinformed, or thoughtless.  For example, I left the apartment on Sunday morning to go to my

Verses Showing Justification by Faith

Verses Showing Justification by Faith

Justification is the legal act where God declares the sinner to be innocent of his or her sins.  It is not that the sinner is now sinless, but that he is "declared" sinless.  This declaration of righteousness is being justified before God.  This justification is based on the shed blood

Isaiah and the Deity of Christ – Christian Apologetics

It has become popular in recent years to consider the divine nature of Christ as simply a doctrine invented by Christians long after Jesus’ death. In his blockbuster book The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown alleged that Jesus’ deity was concocted 300 years after His crucifixion (2003, pp. 233-234). Jehovah’s

What are some of the dangers of apologetics?

Apologetics is the branch of Christian theology that deals with the defense and establishment of the Christian faith. This means that those who defend Christianity must use logic, evidence, scripture, and wisdom when answering objections and challenges. We see this evidenced in the Bible. Acts 17:16–17, "Now while Paul was

Prayer in Apologetics

One of the dangers of the apologist is falling into the trap of relying on his own intellectual abilities to try to wrestle someone into the kingdom of God.  I am sad to say that I have been guilty of this. Pride hides itself in the heart, so it cannot be

An Introduction to Apologetics

Apologetics is the branch of Christianity that deals with the defense and establishment of the Christian faith.  Christian Apologetics is something every true believer should be involved in even if it is only a little. "But sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to

What is Apologetics? Defining Apologetics Apologetics may be simply defined as the defense of the Christian faith. Apologia to Apologetics

What is Apologetics? Defining Apologetics Apologetics may be simply defined as the defense of the Christian faith. The simplicity of this definition, however, masks the complexity of the problem of defining apologetics. It turns out that a diversity of approaches has been taken to defining the meaning, scope, and purpose of apologetics. From

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