Posts Tagged: scripture

What Makes the Bible So Special? 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.

Is the New Testament Reliable? 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.

Did Moses Author the Pentateuch?

Moses Author Pentateuch

The Pentateuch, the first five books of the Old Testament, is a core text for three world religions and the foundation  of the Christian Bible and the Jewish Scriptures. So it matters that the texts be viewed with authority. It is through these books, long believed to have been revealed by God and recorded by… Read more »

Were Some Books Left out of the Bible? Quick VIDEO

  [Original post by Sean McDowell found here] 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.

5 Game-Changing Books to Read this Summer

[Original Post by Sean McDowell]   I love reading. And what better time is there to read than summer? While there are certainly plenty of good books to read, here are five of my personal favorites. While they tend to be in the category of apologetics and culture, these books were all “game changers” for... Read more »

Alex and Adam on the Reliability of the Bible

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   When you ask some people about the Bible, some might say, “it’s pretty cool, there’s some good stuff in it, but some of it can’t be true.” You may ask a teacher about the Bible being a reliable historical… Read more »

Far from Everywhere

Rukshona was born in a remote mountainous village. She had never left her village and grew up in a very conservative culture and strict religious environment. The conditions for life were very difficult. They had no running water, no bathrooms. One day a mudslide came down on the village. Most of the houses were damaged…. Read more »

Can We Really Know If The Bible Is God’s Word?

By Craig T. Owens, originally posted here Have you ever been stumped by someone’s argument against Christianity or the Bible? Has anyone ever made fun of you because the Bible sounds like a fairy tale? Over 100 years ago Oswald Chambers described how our post-Christian world was beginning to treat Christianity and the Bible on… Read more »

Biblical Scripture: Truth or Tale?

Scripture: truth or tale?

Can we Believe What We Read in Scripture? The idea that “what’s true for you isn’t necessarily true for me” can lead a person to the conclusion that the moral truths from the Bible are all just a matter of opinion. But this conclusion simply reveals our confusion over the concepts of truth and belief. We are all… Read more »