Posts Tagged: God

Can We Trust God?

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our third post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post we’ll dive a bit further into how our trusting God affects our everyday life. So here’s the thing: many of us don’t trust God. I’ll go a step further: NOT one of… Read more »

I Thank God for My Doubts: A Personal Reflection

    Original post by Sean McDowell here. Used with permission.   It might sound crazy, but I can honestly say that I thank God for my doubts. It’s not that I always appreciate having doubts. Sometimes doubts can be a burden. But even so, I realize something deeper about the reason God has for my… Read more »

God’s Origin Story: Guest Blog

      Original post by Sean McDowell here. Used with permission.   Along with my regular posts at SeanMcDowell.org, I am now featuring some of my former students in the Biola Apologetics Program. This post is by my friend Timothy Fox, who helped me with both the Awana Advocates curriculum and the updated and revised Evidence that Demands a… Read more »

Did Jesus Really Claim to be God? Quick VIDEO

Original post by Sean McDowell here. Used with permission. Sean McDowell, Ph.D. is a professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, best-selling author, popular speaker, part-time high school teacher, and the Resident Scholar for Summit Ministries, California. Follow him on Twitter: @sean_mcdowell and his blog: seanmcdowell.org.

Comics and Cosmic Origins: Guest Blog

      Original post by Sean McDowell here. Used with permission. Along with my regular posts at SeanMcDowell.org, I am now featuring some of my former students in the Biola Apologetics Program. This post is by my friend Timothy Fox, who helped me with both the Awana Advocates curriculum and the updated and revised Evidence that Demands a Verdict. He… Read more »

10 Biblical Reasons God Allows Suffering

    Original post by Sean McDowell here. Used with permission.   The existence of human suffering is arguably the most common and difficult problem raised against the existence and goodness of God. It is a particularly thorny issue because people experience it both emotionally and logically. The problem of suffering has been with us since the Garden… Read more »

Student Blogs on “The Vending Machine God”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God: The Christmas Myth  God wants us to love Him, not things. He wants us to seek Him, not answers to greedy prayers. When you live your life in communion with God, who gave His only Son to die for our sins and loves you beyond… Read more »

Student Blogs on “The Luke Skywalker God”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Luke Skywalker God: The Impersonal Force Myth God is personally interested in you. He knows your name: "See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands."  Isaiah 49.16 "I love those who love me and those who seek me find me." Proverbs 8:17 "...even the very hairs... Read more »

Freedom Through Obedience: A Lesson from Star Wars

  [Original post by Sean McDowell found here.] Personal autonomy has become the reigning virtue of our day. If it feels true to you, then it must be true for you. As SCOTUS Justice Anthony Kennedy famously said, “At the heart of liberty is the right to define one’s own concept of existence, of meaning, of the universe,… Read more »