Newsweek and the Bible : The Text

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Newsweek’s initial issue of 2015 is a devastating attack, not on the Bible as they might have hoped, but on Newsweek’s own credibility.  Kurt Eichenwald’s cover story The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin,  is completely one-sided, at best extremely misleading, in some places just flat out wrong, and in others just plain silly. So [...]

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The Ultimate Environmentalists

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In one sense, critics of the Bible are the ultimate environmentalists, for they recycle everything.  Refute one of their objections, and they just move on to the next, and over time they all get recycled.  The most recent example of this was Raphael Lataster’s article in the Washington Post that asks “Did historical Jesus really [...]

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The Bible Week 16

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The final part of a 16 part study. Bible, Bible Study, Reading the Bible.  Where to start? Goals, Effective Bible reading, Meditation on the word of God,  Bible Study,  Background, context, Book studies, Topical Studies, Word Studies, Memory Verses,  Philippians 1:6, Philippians 1:3-6,  John 3:16,  John 10:30,  My approach to Bible Study. Outlines. http://biblehub.com

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The Bible Week 15

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Is the Bible Inspired by God? Why is the Bible better than other books? 2 Tim 3:16, 2 Peter 1:20, What is Inspiration? Inerrancy, Infallibility, Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy, Circular Reasoning, Leviticus 26:27-28, Ezekiel 36:33-36, Daniel 9:25, The accuracy of Daniel. http://biblehub.com http://www.bible-researcher.com/chicago1.html http://www.consider.org/Classes/Bible/HandoutP.html

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The Bible Week 14

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Review of age of the earth. Internal tests for reliability, Consistency, contradictions, Acts 9:7, Acts 26:14, Samuel 31:4-5, 2 Samuel 1:9-10, Acts 2:4, 1 Corinthians 12:10, Matthew 20:30, Luke 18: 35 & 38, Mark 15:25, John 19:14-15, Dates of New Testament,  Style,  Influence of Hebrew Language on NT,  Matthew 28:18, dissimilarity, Mark 14:36, Inerrancy vs [...]

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The Bible Week 13

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Note: This video is short because of camera problems. Creation,  Age of Creation,  how long are the days in Genesis 1.  Augustine’s view of days.  4 theories of the Genesis days.  Young earth view,  Gap theory, Revelation Day theory,  Day Age Theory, Gen 2:4. http://biblehub.com

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The Bible Week 3

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Here is week 3 of the 16 week course on the Bible.

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The Bible Week 1

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This begins a 16 week study on the Bible, How we got it and why we can trust it.  

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The 72%-90%

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I have been reading a new book that I find both challenging and exciting. No, it is not the latest spy thriller, and in fact is not even a novel.  It is non-fiction and on a subject matter that has been dealt with many times in the past. Yet it does so by challenging cultural [...]

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In and Just Like

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Listen to the MP3 It is very common to hear Christians talk of impacting the world for Christ.  Or to talk of how we are to be in the world but not of the world.  But the latest numbers  from the Barna Group clearly show that the impact is the other way around.  Rather than [...]

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