Monthly Archives: January 2011

Can God’s Existence Be Proven?

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The Fallacy of Reducing All Life to Physics and Chemistry

John Lennox’ book God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God? explains the futility of trying to explain all of life using only matter and energy. The atheist believes in what has several names: naturalism, physicalism, or materialism. All these names refer to … Continue reading

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Evolution is Racist

Evolution is racist. Why is this concept not being proclaimed more clearly? Evolution, as is popularly defined, is a gradual continuance and weeding out of physical traits. Therefore all the physical traits that we know as defining race……skin color, shape … Continue reading

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Lord, Mr. Ford, What Has Dawkins Done?

In John Lennox’ book God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God? the author poses a simple but very informative illustration. Suppose a primitive man sees a car driving down the street. He might conclude that there is a god, Mr. Ford, … Continue reading

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Mathematical Proof That Naturalism Is Incorrect?

John Lennox has three earned doctorates and is a professor of mathematics at the University of Oxford and teaches Philosophy of Science at Green Templeton College in England. So in the area of mathematics and how it applies to science, … Continue reading

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Infinity, Christian Theology, and Greek Philosophy

Some have made the charge that early Christian fathers borrowed concepts from Greek philosophy and used it in forming Christian theology. The charge is that concepts like infinity, omnipresence, and omniscience are not taught in the Bible and that these … Continue reading

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Eyewitness Testimony of Voluntary Child Killing

An excellent blog post from a person who voluntarily killed her child. Despite what we are told by the pro-death industry, she is still affected. You can read her statement here. As you read this account, keep in mind that … Continue reading

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The Bible’s Teaching About Babies

A few years ago, the man who was then President of the United States, Bill Clinton, was quoted as saying that he had read the Bible and could not find in it where it said that unborn babies were persons, … Continue reading

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God’s Solution to Problem Pregnancies

We are told that the reason we need to allow voluntary child killing is that women who are not ready to raise a child should not have one. We are told that the problems created by unplanned pregnancies are so … Continue reading

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Stop Voluntary Child Killing

This is the time of year where we take a moment to remember the great blot on our country. Years ago the United States Supreme Court did not heed the principle of following legal precedent, and broke new ground by allowing … Continue reading

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Time to Discard the Zeitgeist Myth

There is a film series on the internet with the title Zeitgeist. It has gotten an extremely large number of people viewing it. Among other topics, the first of the series spends time trying to make the case that Christianity borrowed from … Continue reading

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God Is Not The Author of Sin

Since the days of John Calvin (or at least just after), there has been a branch of theology called “reformed theology.” It focuses a lot on the sovereignty of God. Reformed theology has always taught that God permits sin, knows it will happen, works … Continue reading

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Alice Cooper: Christian

Check these out: What do you think of this? Keep in mind that on one hand this guy is putting his mouth and his money into work for the Lord, but on the other is singing songs like “I Love The … Continue reading

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Choo Choo Ch’ Boogie: Theist and Atheist Discuss the Cosmological Argument

Scene 1: Christian: As I look out my window, I see a lot of boxcars moving by. Atheist: Yes, so do I. Christian: This is a very long string of boxcars, because they’ve been moving past for some time now. … Continue reading

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Atheists & Morality (Again)

Another blog post about atheists and morality. Before I start, let me respond to the inevitable criticism that always seems to come up. I affirm that atheists teach morality; I deny that atheists are nessesarily immoral. OK, I said it. I always have to … Continue reading

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All Truth is Absolute Truth: There is No Relative Truth

Many today believe that there is no objective truth……..no truth that is true for everyone. Most people think that it is possible for something to be “true for you, but not for me.” However, this is false. Objective truth means … Continue reading

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Aquinas, Free Chioce, & Divine Sovereignty, Part 4

Aquinas had a strong view of God’s sovereignty, but also of human free choice. Much of his teaching is rather dense, but one of his books is refreshingly clear. In his book De Rationes Fidei (Reasons for Faith) Thomas answers … Continue reading

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Kant on Infinite Series, Part 2

Last post we showed that Immanuel Kant’s first antinomy is not valid. Good thing, for its implications are significant; if true, it would preclude both science and religion from determining origins. As Christians, we would not know that God created … Continue reading

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Kant on Infinite Series, Part 1

Immanuel Kant (d.1804) was a giant figure in the history of thought. Kant had a major influence on many areas, including religion and philosophy, and even mathematics, science, and aesthetics. One of Kant’s ideas was something he called antinomy. Kant’s … Continue reading

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Jupiter-Sized Planets and Distances From Stars

In our solar system, Jupiter has been a key to human survival on earth. Jupiter acts as a type of cosmic vacuum cleaner, for with its large mass comes a large gravitational pull. Because of Jupiter, objects that enter our … Continue reading

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Rabbits Don’t Chew Cud, But Can We Trust The Bible?

You ask, ‘What in the world does rabbits chewing cud have to do with the Bible?’ Well, I’m glad you asked. In the Old Testament, God provides rules for living, including what foods should be avoided. The dietary laws say … Continue reading

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Change & God

To change, the thing changing must have the unrealized potential to change. When a thing changes, it must be moved from potentiality to actuality. But the question arises: Can being change? Ancient thinker Parmenides concluded that being cannot change, since … Continue reading

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What is Classical Apologetics?

There are different approaches to Christian apologetics. As you recall, apologetics comes from a greek word used in the New Testament that means to give a defence, to give reasons for something. A previous post on this blog covered the … Continue reading

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