Category Archives: Bible

Historical Details in Luke & Acts

In the next post, we will consider the census described in Luke chapter 2. Before we do so, we need to give some space to the overall accuracy of the author’s writings as a whole. Before we can rightly consider … Continue reading

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Greek Scholars and the Watchtower

I have written on the books written by the Jehovah’s Witnesses, specifically their rendering of John 1:1c, “the word was a god” when all English translations have “the Word was God” or similar. One hundred percent of the Greek scholars … Continue reading

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Was the Process for Establishing the Canon Inspired by God?

Question:  Was the process used for selecting the books of the Bible inspired by God? Response:  The way a question is phrased, and the assumptions it makes, often determines or biases the results. This question implies that there was a … Continue reading

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Why Do We Accept the Biblical Writers as Inspired?

This is another in a series of questions about the Bible. Question: Why do we accept the writings of some people as inspired books of the Bible, while the sayings of other prophets, ancient and modern, are not accepted as … Continue reading

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Is Daniel Accurate About the Attack of Nebuchadnezzar?

The book of Daniel is very accurate prophecy concerning history and the coming messiah, Jesus. As such, it is much attacked by critics. Daniel 1:1-2 say the following: In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, … Continue reading

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Does the Bible Speak of a Virgin Birth in Isaiah 7 and Matthew 1?

In Christianity, the virgin birth of Jesus is an essential doctrine since the sin nature is passed along from father to son. A natural-born person would have sin and thus not be able to save himself, let alone others. Since … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Answer to the Problem of Evil & the Unfairness of God

In our day, it seems one of the most-repeated criticisms of God is that He is unfair and cruel. In what theologians and philosophers call the problem of evil, skeptics tell us that God is not worthy of worship because … Continue reading

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