mid-week apologetics booster (8-30-2018)

Good morning friends,

This summer I have been working on a new and updated version of my Bible nuggets program. You can try it here. The newly modified version contains the following features:

  1. Read and search the full Bible in 8 different translations
  2. Browse selected “Nuggets” from the Bible
  3. Links to biblestudytools.com Interlinear Bible for any chapter or passage you’re reading (this will allow you to explore the Greek and Hebrew text)
  4. Setup and practice Bible memory verses
  5. Browse the Bible by Topic
  6. Browse, search and memorize non-Bible quotes and facts
  7. Works great on mobile devices
  8. Content can be copied to clipboard for pasting into social media postings, emails or text messages
  9. There are many more features in this program that I’m continually updating, contact me if you have any questions about the features or how to use it

Note: if you would like to request a new feature or notify me about a bug, you can add a new issue on my GitHub page for this project!

Here is one random quote (of over 500) from this new program:

Good philosophy must exist, if for no other reason, because bad philosophy needs to be answered.

 – C.S. Lewis

To view more of these quotes, visit:

http://www.ps11911.com/nuggets?dest=quotes

Remember, if you login (no password required), you can create and store your own database of quotes, facts and Bible memory verses. Be sure to take advantage of this extremely helpful resource, which will help you grow in your Christian walk!

Now, here are your weekly links:

  1. 5 Terrible Reasons Your Kids May Think They Can Outgrow Christianity: http://christianmomthoughts.com/5-terrible-reasons-your-kids-may-think-they-can-outgrow-christianity/
  2. Why Aren’t More Women Interested in Apologetics? | Stand to Reason: https://www.str.org/blog/why-arent-more-women-interested-apologetics#.W4brpDNlA0N
  3. Why you should be able to defend your faith: https://roblundbergapologetics.com/2018/08/26/why-you-should-be-able-to-defend-your-faith/
  4. Apologetics is Unassuming: http://www.travisdickinson.com/apologetics-is-unassuming/
  5. The Multiplexed Design of Neurons: http://www.reasons.org/explore/blogs/the-cells-design/read/the-cells-design/2018/08/22/the-multiplexed-design-of-neurons
  6. Can We Examine the Universe Like A Crime Scene? – YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHGjmO3PEXA&feature=youtu.be
  7. Faith: Fearless parenting: http://www.pineandlakes.com/lifestyle/faith/4489589-faith-fearless-parenting
  8. Something the scientific method can’t test: http://www.thepoachedegg.net/the-poached-egg/2018/04/something-the-scientific-method-cant-test.html
  9. Should Christians Ever Offend Anyone? | Answers in Genesis: https://answersingenesis.org/bible-questions/christians-should-never-offend-anyone/
  10. 4 Reasons It is Critical to Believe the Bible Is God’s Word – Sean McDowell: http://seanmcdowell.org/blog/4-reasons-it-is-critical-to-believe-the-bible-is-gods-word
  11. Learning from Academics Who Left Mormonism: https://crossexamined.org/learning-academics-left-mormonism/
  12. Video: The Case Against Theistic Evolution by Stephen Meyer: http://truthbomb.blogspot.com/2018/08/video-theistic-evolution-by-stephen.html
  13. From Genesis to the Gospel – the real focus of the Genesis account is Jesus Christ | Answers in Genesis: https://answersingenesis.org/jesus-christ/from-genesis-to-the-gospel/

These are the things which you should do: speak the truth to one another; judge with truth and judgment for peace in your gates. Zechariah 8:16

Blessings to you all

mid-week apologetics booster (8-23-2018)

Good morning friends,

This summer I have been working on a new and updated version of my Bible nuggets program. You can try it here. The newly modified version contains the following features:

  1. Read and search the full Bible in 8 different translations
  2. Browse selected “Nuggets” from the Bible
  3. Links to biblestudytools.com Interlinear Bible for any chapter or passage you’re reading (this will allow you to explore the Greek and Hebrew text)
  4. Setup and practice Bible memory verses
  5. Browse the Bible by Topic
  6. Browse, search and memorize non-Bible quotes and facts
  7. Works great on mobile devices
  8. Content can be copied to clipboard for pasting into social media postings, emails or text messages
  9. There are many more features in this program that I’m continually updating, contact me if you have any questions about the features or how to use it

Note: if you would like to request a new feature or notify me about a bug, you can add a new issue on my GitHub page for this project!

Here is one random quote (of over 500) from this new program:

Whereas every other life ended in death, Jesus’ death ended in life, and His resurrection is the basis of all Christian confidence. – Nabeel Qureshi

To view more of these quotes, visit:

http://www.ps11911.com/nuggets?dest=quotes

Remember, if you login (no password required), you can create and store your own database of quotes, facts and Bible memory verses. Be sure to take advantage of this extremely helpful resource, which will help you grow in your Christian walk!

Now, here are your weekly links:

  1. 1,839 Soldiers in 5 Months: ‘A Great Move of God’ in Missouri as Record Number of Troops Come to Christ | CBN News: http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2018/august/1-839-soldiers-in-6-months-a-great-move-of-god-in-missouri-as-record-number-of-troops-come-to-christ
  2. Do Self-Replicating Protocells Undermine the Evolutionary Theory?: http://www.reasons.org/explore/blogs/todays-new-reason-to-believe/read/tnrtb/2015/11/13/do-self-replicating-protocells-undermine-the-evolutionary-theory
  3. DNA Battles – creation.com: https://creation.com/dna-battles
  4. Design Without a Designer | Answers in Genesis: https://answersingenesis.org/charles-darwin/design-without-designer/
  5. Problem of Evil: the Logical Problem Answered | Stand to Reason: https://www.str.org/blog/problem-of-evil-the-logical-problem-answered#.W3VxILiQyUl
  6. MasterCard says it blacklisted Robert Spencer because of illegal content: https://www.jihadwatch.org/2018/08/mastercard-says-it-blacklisted-robert-spencer-because-of-illegal-content
  7. Chelsea Clintons Brand New Argument FOR Abortion Sparks Heated Debate Faithwire: http://www.faithwire.com/2018/08/15/chelsea-clinton-stuns-the-abortion-of-60-million-babies-has-helped-boost-u-s-economy/
  8. Three Possible Models for Cultural Engagement THINKAPOLOGETICS.COM: https://chab123.wordpress.com/2018/08/17/three-possible-models-for-cultural-engagement/
  9. How did all the animals fit on Noah’s Ark? – creation.com: https://creation.com/how-did-all-the-animals-fit-on-noahs-ark
  10. Made in His Image or evolved over time? Truth, Faith and Reason: https://truthfaithandreason.com/a-case-for-creation-101-made-in-his-image-or-evolved-over-time/
  11. Three Reasons the Story of Jesus Was Not Borrowed From Pagan Mystery Religions – Jonathan Morrow: http://www.jonathanmorrow.org/three-reasons-story-jesus-not-borrowed-pagan-mystery-religions/
  12. The Importance of Defining Terms: https://crossexamined.org/importance-defining-terms/
  13. Can We Be Good Without God? | Andy Bannister: http://www.andybannister.net/can-we-be-good-without-god/
  14. Can Evolution Produce an Eye? Not a Chance! | Answers in Genesis: https://answersingenesis.org/human-body/eyes/can-evolution-produce-an-eye-not-a-chance/

The creation waits in eager expectation for the sons of God to be revealed. Romans 8:19

Blessings to you all

mid-week apologetics booster (8-16-2018)

Good morning friends,

This summer I have been working on a new and updated version of my Bible nuggets program. You can try it here. The newly modified version contains the following features:

  1. Read and search the full Bible in 8 different translations
  2. Browse selected “Nuggets” from the Bible
  3. Links to biblestudytools.com Interlinear Bible for any chapter or passage you’re reading (this will allow you to explore the Greek and Hebrew text)
  4. Setup and practice Bible memory verses
  5. Browse the Bible by Topic
  6. Browse, search and memorize non-Bible quotes and facts
  7. Works great on mobile devices
  8. Content can be copied to clipboard for pasting into social media postings, emails or text messages
  9. There are many more features in this program that I’m continually updating, contact me if you have any questions about the features or how to use it

Note: if you would like to request a new feature or notify me about a bug, you can add a new issue on my GitHub page for this project!

Here is one random quote (of over 500) from this new program:

Give me grace to know more of my need of grace; Show me my sinfulness that I may willingly confess it; Reveal to me my weakness that I may know my strength in thee. I thank thee for any sign of penitence; give me more of it.

– Valley of Vision

To view more of these quotes, visit:

http://www.ps11911.com/nuggets?dest=quotes

Remember, if you login (no password required), you can create and store your own database of quotes, facts and Bible memory verses. Be sure to take advantage of this extremely helpful resource, which will help you grow in your Christian walk!

Now, here are your weekly links:

  1. Has the Bible been corrupted, altered, edited, revised, or tampered with?: https://www.gotquestions.org/Bible-corrupted.html
  2. Faith Does Not Save You | Stand to Reason: https://www.str.org/blog/faith-does-not-save-you
  3. Biblical Faith VS. Blind Faith: http://cerebralfaith.blogspot.com/2012/12/biblical-faith-vs-blind-faith.html
  4. Blind Faith – A common misconception among atheists, humanists, and evolutionists is that those who reject evolution in order to hold to a fundamental, literal understanding of the biblical documents are guided by blind faith: http://www.apologeticspress.org/APContent.aspx?category=92&article=444
  5. Naturalism: A World View – the naturalistic world view is the overall belief that nature itself is all that there is. God did not design it. Intelligence was a result not a cause of the developing world. Nature formed itself by strictly natural processes. This claim has several implications…: https://www.namb.net/apologetics-blog/naturalism-a-world-view/
  6. Is Today’s Bible the Real Bible? | Institute For Religious Research: http://irr.org/todays-bible-real-bible
  7. Has the Bible Been Accurately Copied Down Through the Centuries? – SES: https://ses.edu/has-the-bible-been-accurately-copied-down-through-the-centuries/
  8. J. Warner Wallace: I am not a Christian because it works for me | WINTERY KNIGHT: https://winteryknight.com/2018/04/13/j-warner-wallace-i-am-not-a-christian-because-it-works-for-me-6/
  9. Churches Should Welcome Sinners, Not Affirm Their Sins: http://thefederalist.com/2016/11/21/churches-welcome-sinners-not-affirm-sins/
  10. True Repentance, Real Change – Repentance is a biblical word… The Bible commands it, our wickedness demands it, justice requires it, Christ preached it and God expects it. The divine, unalterable edict is still valid: God commands all men everywhere to repent.: https://billygraham.org/decision-magazine/january-2007/true-repentance-real-change/
  11. 3 Things Christians Do That Non-Christians Despise – CareyNieuwhof.com: https://careynieuwhof.com/3-things-christians-do-that-non-christians-despise/
  12. Why the Gospels Were Written Much Earlier than We Thought – A Clear Lens: https://clearlens.org/85175-2/
  13. Four Reasons the New Testament Gospels Are Reliable (Free Bible Insert) | Cold Case Christianity: http://coldcasechristianity.com/2015/four-reasons-the-new-testament-gospels-are-reliable/
  14. Examining Islam: is it a reasonable faith to trust?: https://thinkdivinely.com/examining-islam-is-it-a-reasonable-faith-to-trust/
  15. Respectfully Engaging with Hindus: http://apologeticsguy.com/2018/08/engaging-with-hindus/
  16. DNA Points to Design Cyber Penance: https://cyberpenance.wordpress.com/2018/08/13/the-odds-of-dna-points-to-design/
  17. What Is Presuppositional Apologetics?: https://zondervanacademic.com/blog/presuppositional-apologetics/
  18. Updated – Are Young People Really Leaving Christianity? | Cold Case Christianity: http://coldcasechristianity.com/2018/are-young-people-really-leaving-christianity/
  19. Why Does It Matter if God Is a Trinity? | Stand to Reason: https://www.str.org/blog/why-does-it-matter-if-god-trinity#.W3R7vDNlA0N
  20. The standard genetic code is optimized to reduce costly errors: https://uncommondescent.com/intelligent-design/the-standard-genetic-code-is-optimized-to-reduce-costly-errors/
  21. How to Make the Case Like a Case Maker | Cold Case Christianity: http://coldcasechristianity.com/2018/how-to-make-the-case-like-a-case-maker/
  22. Resurrection: Real? Or Real Dumb? Coffeehouse Questions: https://coffeehousequestions.com/2018/08/14/resurrection-real-or-real-dumb/
  23. Bible Contradiction? Did Jesus baptize anyone? The Domain for Truth: https://veritasdomain.wordpress.com/2018/08/14/bible-contradiction-did-jesus-baptize-anyone/
  24. Ten Reasons Tent-Makers Make Great Christian Case Makers: http://coldcasechristianity.com/2018/ten-reasons-tent-makers-make-great-christian-case-makers/
  25. Should Missing Apostolic Letters Cause Us Concern? | LogosTalk: https://blog.logos.com/2018/08/missing-apostolic-letters-cause-us-concern/
  26. IS OUR FAITH IN JESUS A BLIND FAITH?: https://mannsword.blogspot.com/2018/08/is-our-faith-in-jesus-blind-faith.html
  27. Apologetics Press – Cutting the Roots, But Still Expecting Fruit: http://apologeticspress.org/APContent.aspx?category=7&article=5598

The sluggard craves and gets nothing, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied. Proverbs 13:4

Blessings to you all

mid-week apologetics booster (8-9-2018)

Good morning friends,

This summer I have been working on a new and updated version of my Bible nuggets program. You can try it here. The newly modified version contains the following features:

  1. Read and search the full Bible in 8 different translations
  2. Browse selected “Nuggets” from the Bible
  3. Links to biblestudytools.com Interlinear Bible for any chapter or passage you’re reading (this will allow you to explore the Greek and Hebrew text)
  4. Setup and practice Bible memory verses
  5. Browse the Bible by Topic
  6. Browse, search and memorize non-Bible quotes and facts
  7. Works great on mobile devices
  8. Content can be copied to clipboard for pasting into social media postings, emails or text messages
  9. There are many more features in this program that I’m continually updating, contact me if you have any questions about the features or how to use it

Here is one random quote (of over 500) from this new program:

God is aware of your relationship with this Word of Truth and how it is being applied in your family. – James MacDonald

To view more of these quotes, visit:

http://www.ps11911.com/nuggets?dest=quotes

Remember, if you login (no password required), you can create and store your own database of quotes, facts and Bible memory verses. Be sure to take advantage of this extremely helpful resource, which will help you grow in your Christian walk!

Now, here are your weekly links:

  1. 7 Reasons the Old Testament is Divine – Sean McDowell: http://seanmcdowell.org/blog/7-reasons-the-old-testament-is-divine
  2. Chick-Fil-A Expansion into Canada Sparks LGBT Outrage | Answers in Genesis: https://answersingenesis.org/family/homosexuality/chick-fil-expansion-canada-sparks-lgbt-outrage/
  3. Every Book of the Bible in One Word: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/every-book-of-the-bible-in-one-word/
  4. Top Five Apologetics Books Lucas’ Theological Novelties and Apologetics: https://lucsnovelties.com/2018/08/05/top-five-apologetics-books/
  5. Does Islam View Women Equal to Men? | Stand to Reason: https://www.str.org/blog/does-islam-view-women-equal-men
  6. Uprooting a Bad Design Argument: http://www.reasons.org/explore/blogs/todays-new-reason-to-believe/read/tnrtb/2010/03/04/uprooting-a-bad-design-argument
  7. Logical Fallacies: Ad Hominem | Answers in Genesis: https://answersingenesis.org/logic/ad-hominem/
  8. Debate between Frank Turek and David Silverman: https://player.vimeo.com/video/64415351
  9. How We Got the Bible: The English Bible to 1611: http://truthbomb.blogspot.com/2014/03/how-we-got-bible-english-bible-to-1611.html
  10. Christian Medical Comment: Twenty good arguments for Christianity: http://pjsaunders.blogspot.com/2013/01/twenty-good-arguments-for-christianity.html
  11. Sean McDowell and Michael Shermer talk about the Fine-Tuning of the Universe, Objective Morality, and the Evidence for God Thinking Matters: http://thinkingmatters.org.nz/2013/03/sean-mcdowell-and-michael-shermer-talk-about-the-fine-tuning-of-the-universe-objective-morality-and-the-evidence-for-god/
  12. Its Back The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife and the State of Modern Scholarship – AlbertMohler.com: https://albertmohler.com/2014/04/14/its-back-the-gospel-of-jesuss-wife-and-the-state-of-modern-scholarship/
  13. America’s Godly Heritage series – David Barton – YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pme3o0WimkU&list=PL9A8002C80FA935C5&index=1
  14. Is There Any Evidence for Jesus Outside the Bible? | Cold Case Christianity: http://coldcasechristianity.com/2017/is-there-any-evidence-for-jesus-outside-the-bible/
  15. 9 Undeniable Prophecies of Jesus from the Old Testament Christian Apologist: https://christian-apologist.com/2018/07/29/9-undeniable-prophecies-of-jesus-from-the-old-testament/
  16. Engaging Skeptical Challenges to the Old Testament (12 page PDF): http://apologeticsguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Challenges-to-the-Old-Testament.pdf
  17. A Sign of the Times? Pastor Greg Laurie Forced to Remove Billboards Featuring the Bible | CBN News: http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2018/august/a-sign-of-the-times-pastor-greg-laurie-forced-to-remove-billboards-featuring-the-bible
  18. Witnessing Tips: Apologetics, Truth, and Humility – Christian Research Institute: http://www.equip.org/articles/witnessing-tips-apologetics-truth-and-humility/
  19. Can We Trade Sexual Morality for Church Growth?: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/can-we-trade-sexual-morality-for-church-growth1/
  20. Jesus Is A Myth, Just Like President Kennedy | Cold Case Christianity: http://coldcasechristianity.com/2016/jesus-is-a-myth-just-like-president-kennedy/
  21. Rubber Crutches | Stand to Reason: https://www.str.org/quickthoughts/rubber-crutches
  22. The Sower’s Apologetics Profile – When is Apologetics Effective?: http://www.cltruth.com/2017/the-sowers-apologetics-profile/

Jesus said to his disciples: “Things that cause people to sin are bound to come, but woe to that person through whom they come. It would be better for him to be thrown into the sea with a millstone tied around his neck than for him to cause one of these little ones to sin. So watch yourselves. “If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him. If he sins against you seven times in a day, and seven times comes back to you and says, ‘I repent,’ forgive him.” Luke 17:1-4

Blessings to you all

mid-week apologetics booster (8-2-2018)

Good morning friends,

Here are your weekly links:

  1. Do faith in God and science contradict?: https://www.gotquestions.org/science-God.html
  2. Giving the Bad News First – and Accurately | Stand to Reason: https://www.str.org/blog/giving-the-bad-news-first—and-accurately#.W1sPNDOp40N
  3. What I Wish I Knew Sixteen Years Ago About Sharing The Good News With Mormons – Straight Talk with Claudia K: http://straighttalkwithclaudiak.com/what-i-wish-i-knew-sixteen-years-ago-about-sharing-the-good-news-with-mormons/
  4. Are Your Christian Students Ready for College? | | Cold Case Christianity: http://coldcasechristianity.com/2017/are-your-christian-students-ready-for-college/
  5. Apologetics and the Object of Our Faith Help Me Believe: https://helpmebelieveblog.com/2018/07/23/apologetics-and-the-object-of-our-faith/
  6. The Nature of Apologetics: http://ses.edu/the-nature-of-apologetics
  7. 5 Reasons Why the Church Should Care About Apologetics – ChristianWeek: http://www.christianweek.org/5-reasons-church-care-apologetics/
  8. Minimal Facts Argument for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ | Worldview of Jesus: https://worldviewofjesus.com/2013/02/03/minimal-facts-argument-for-the-resurrection-of-jesus-christ/
  9. Why the Debate over Christian Origins Matter THINKAPOLOGETICS.COM: https://chab123.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/11107/
  10. Canadian landscape a testimony to the Flood – creation.com: https://creation.com/cypress-hills-planation-surface
  11. Put a Stone in His Shoe | Stand to Reason: https://www.str.org/blog/put-a-stone-in-his-shoe
  12. The Challenge of Moral Relativism: Three Problems with Relativism: http://www.mandm.org.nz/2018/06/the-challenge-of-moral-relativism-three-problems-with-relativism.html
  13. Transgender’s Faith – Walt Heyer (J1706) | Daystar On Demand – Christian Videos: http://www.daystar.com/ondemand/video/?video=5535343586001
  14. Sexual Identity #6 – Kegan Wesley (J1527) | Daystar On Demand – Christian Videos: http://www.daystar.com/ondemand/video/?video=4654213440001
  15. Everything is theological – Adam4d.com: http://adam4d.com/theologic/
  16. What Do You Say To Someone Who Listens To A False Teacher?: https://www.whatchristianswanttoknow.com/what-do-you-say-to-someone-who-listens-to-a-false-teacher/
  17. What Drives a Cult Leader like David Koresh? | Come Reason’s Apologetics Notes: http://apologetics-notes.comereason.org/2018/03/what-drives-cult-leader-like-david.html
  18. How Bacteria Help Our Bodies Survive: http://www.icr.org/article/10785/
  19. God’s Specific Plan For Your Life (A Parable) | Christian Post: http://ipost.christianpost.com/post/gods-specific-plan-for-your-life-a-parable
  20. Guidance and God’s Plan | Reasonable Faith: https://www.reasonablefaith.org/question-answer/P10/guidance-and-gods-plan
  21. Twelve Reasons Why Atheism Cannot Explain Reality Seeing God’s Breath: https://godsbreath.net/2016/05/12/reasons-why-atheism-is-irrational/
  22. The Most Common Objection to Gods Existence on a College Campus THINKAPOLOGETICS.COM: https://chab123.wordpress.com/2018/07/26/the-most-common-objection-to-gods-existence-on-a-college-campus-3/
  23. Apologists are Fighting the Wrong Battle – Capturing Christianity: http://capturingchristianity.com/apologists-are-fighting-the-wrong-battle/

The LORD is exalted, for he dwells on high; he will fill Zion with justice and righteousness. He will be the sure foundation for your times, a rich store of salvation and wisdom and knowledge; the fear of the LORD is the key to this treasure. Isaiah 33:5-6

Blessings to you all