Posts Tagged: Bible

Why Apologetics Has a Bad Name

(Original post by Sean McDowell can be found here.) In the updated Evidence that Demands a Verdict, my father and I lay out some of the most recent and compelling historical evidence for the Christian faith. And yet before we present the evidence, we offer some reasons why many Christians dismiss apologetics entirely. The goal of this post… Read more »

5 Earth-Shattering Events Linked to the Bible

(Original posted by Sean McDowell here) In the recent update to my father’s classic book Evidence that Demands a Verdict, we begin with a chapter on the uniqueness of the Bible. Unquestionably, in comparison to every book ever written, the Bible stands out as unique in a number of areas including authorship, literary genres, translation, geographical production, circulation,… Read more »

Humorous Bible Translation Errors…and What They Mean for Biblical Reliability

Original post by Sean McDowell here. Jewish and Christian scribes took inordinate care in copying the Bible from one generation to the next. For a variety of reasons, we can have great confidence that our present Bibles have considerable fidelity to the original writings.[1] Hands down, the Bible is the most carefully preserved book from the… Read more »

A Word From Mrs. Clark

Mrs. Clark on her 7th Grade Bible Class: “Don’t Check Your Brains At the Door” As a 7th grade Bible teacher, I have the privilege of working with students each and every day as they grow in their faith, as they ask tough questions and as they deal with tough life issues. Reading Don’t Check… Read more »

Caden and Karlene on Real Miracles

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Changing Fact to Fiction The Myths and Legends Myth   This myth is saying that the miracles that were written in the Bible were just made up stories or myths or folklore. Well,  all those miracles really happened. People think that walking on water or raising someone from… Read more »

Madison and Daniel on True Stories

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Changing Fact to Fiction The Myths and Legends Myth     The Bible is pretty extraordinary and tells the best stories. The Bible states pure facts about God the Father and His Son Jesus who died on the cross for us. Over the long years, people and scholars… Read more »

Xiomara Debunks the “Variant Reading Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   In chapter 11 we learned about the Bible and how truly reliable it is. Some people might think it’s old so it can’t all be true, or that some things were lost in translation. Those same people… Read more »

Paige and Samantha on the Proof of God’s Word

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   Some people say that the Bible is kind of like the telephone game.  They think that what we read now is not the exact same thing that was written thousands of years ago.  Well… it is. The scrolls… Read more »