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A Critique on Tremper Longman’s Theistic Evolution

A Review of Tremper Longman III, Confronting Old Testament Controversies: Pressing Questions about Evolution, Sexuality, History, and Violence (2019) I have only been acquainted with Tremper Longman III from his book How to Read the...

Abortion is Murder: Light from Creation, Conception, and Conversion

The Bible opens with the creation account which sheds interesting light. “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face...

Modern Evidence Changing the Face of Neanderthals

John Reader admits, “Preconceived notions have played a fundamental role in the study of fossil man. Indeed, the science itself was not founded upon the evidence of fossils that needed explanation, but upon the...

Hermeneutics of Psalm 1

Genre To properly understand any form of literature, it is necessary to interpret it from the proper grid of its genre.  David Aune discussed the need to identify genre, or the generic paradigm of any...

Thy Kingdom Come

Excursus: The Eschatological Kingdom Multitudes of passages from the prophets in the Hebrew Scriptures indicate a future restoration of the kingdom of Israel. A number of passages in Isaiah also predict and describe the visible...

What was Lucy?

The Australopithecine is viewed by most evolutionists as an ape-like ancestor that precede humans in developing an evolutionary lineage. Tim Bromage states, "the development of early hominids must have been more like apes than...

The Church: Local or Universal?

Most people are so immersed in New Evangelical teachings that they have never even been encountered with a reason to question whether the idea of a “universal” church is a biblically sound concept or...

The Genealogies of Jesus Christ

In Matthew 1:1-17 and Luke 3:23-38, the genealogies of Jesus Christ are recorded. Though skeptics have attempted to accuse the Bible as contradicting itself by presenting two different genealogies, however, “This should be expected,...

Is the Big Bang Compatible with the Bible?

During the debate, Bill Nye brought attention to the big bang theory. He said: Edwin Hubble sat there at this very big telescope, night after night, studying the heavens. And he found that the stars...

Was Sir Isaac Newton an Arian?

Sir Isaac Newton (Dec. 28, 1659-March 20, 1726) was a “renowned mathematician, astronomer and physicist.”1)Ed Reese, Reese Chronological Encyclopedia of Christian Biographies, AMG Publishers (Chattanooga, Tennessee: 2007), p. 260 who “left more than 1...

The Word of Faith Heresy

After studying the Word-Faith movement, Hank Hanegraaff, determined the Faith movement was considerably a cult, saying, “Given these definition of a cult, it is completely justified to characterize particular groups within the Faith movement...

Josephus’ Testimony of Christ: Evidence for Authenticity

Abstract: The authenticity of Josephus’ Testimony of Christ has been questioned since the 1600s. After presenting eleven arguments why it should be accepted as authentic, the context in which the Testimonium is present is...

History of the Heresy of Transubstantiation

The doctrine of Transubstantiation in the Roman Catholic Church is defined in the Catechism of the Catholic Church as: “By the consecration the transubstantiation of the bread and wine into the Body and blood...

Textus Receptus in the Early Church Fathers

Most Christians today superficially pick the Bible version they read based on what they perceive as being easy readability. Rarely has the discussion of the accurate manuscripts been thoroughly considered before choosing a Bible...

When and Where did Job Live?

Many have questioned the time and place of the events recorded in the book of Job. Even the author of the book is unknown and has been debated throughout the centuries by both Jewish...

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