Theology and apologetics
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The Sirens present a powerful metaphor for the temptation faced by Christians. Like the Sirens, the temptation to fall into sin can be highly enticing and seductive. It may offer you pleasure here and now, but remember that the island is littered with the bones of previous victims.
Throughout the Scriptures, we see numerous examples of men who learned to be content and rest in God’s providence through the most challenging of trials and tribulations.
So many people in our modern evangelical culture assent to a set of propositional truths about God but in their hearts are practical atheists. I believe that Scripture gives us examples of people of this category — people who were doctrinally sound but whose lifestyles did not bear out their professed beliefs.
Without having intellectual grounding for belief, one is left with nothing to differentiate truth from falsehood.
In this article, I want to provide a definition of this important doctrine, explaining what exactly the Trinity is, as well as what is isn’t. I shall then examine the Scriptures to see whether they provide adequate substantiation of this concept.
In this article, I want to draw attention to yet another old testament parallel to Christ. This one occurs in the book of Ruth.
In this article, I want to consider yet another remarkable Old Testament foreshadowing of Christ, this time from the book of Zechariah.
Christianity is the only theistic worldview in which God has suffered with His Creation. Christianity is also the only religion in which one cannot say that God has done nothing about the problem of evil. Rather, God has dealt with it in a just fashion. He has extended the offer of salvation to humanity, made possible through Christ’s work on the cross.
In this article, I want to consider another well-known example of this category of evidence: The Passover, an event which has been celebrated by Jews for thousands of years.