Tag Archives: Jesus

Testing the Rational Foundations of the Faith

Apologetics is a reasoned defense of a position. In a Christian context, the biblical basis is from 1 Peter 3:15: “But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks … Continue reading

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Parables, Context, and the Prodigal Son

A quick examination of the famous parable, and why a couple of common interpretations just don’t fit the context. Parables, analogies, and metaphors are as common as they are useful. They can communicate a concept far deeper than a simple description. … Continue reading

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The Application for Every Verse

Sermons and Bible studies tend to have a standard format: start with the scripture, end with the practical application. It seems a bible teacher is obligated to get through all the doctrine stuff fast, and get to the “meat,” the … Continue reading

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Romans 9, 10, and 11 – Conclusion

This is the conclusion of our study of Paul’s answer to the question: How can we trust God’s promises to us, when Israel seems to be rejecting the gospel? Did God’s promise to them fail? In Part 5, we saw the ultimate reason … Continue reading

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Romans 9, 10, and 11 – Part 4

We are continuing our study of Paul’s answer to the question: How can we trust God’s promises to us, when Israel seems to be rejecting the gospel? Did God’s promise to them fail? In Part 3, we saw that not only can … Continue reading

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Resurrection Resources

Happy resurrection Sunday! I thought I would share some resources around the web (or, youtube anyway) from Apologists and scholars, on the historical evidence for the resurrection of Jesus. In the next few months, I hope to write (from a … Continue reading

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A Good Friday Post

Isaac said, “‘Look, the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?’ And Abraham said, “My son, God will provide for Himself the lamb for a burnt offering.” Genesis 22:7-8   Some Scattered Thoughts on … Continue reading

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