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If You’re Honest, You’re Depressed (or You’re a Christian)

We know that countless people are depressed, and millions are addicted to alcohol or drugs, and millions take antidepressants. And I’m not surprised! Why? Because honest people—and by that I mean the people not living in denial, the people honest … Continue reading

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Killing the Canaanites

Richard Dawkins and other new atheists herald God’s ordering of the destruction of Canaanite cities to be divine “ethnic cleansing” and “genocides.”1 With righteous indignation, Dawkins opines that the God of the Old Testament is “the most unpleasant character in … Continue reading

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Ehrman’s Problem 7: The “Classical View” & the Holocaust

In my first series on Ehrman’s book God’s Problem, I reviewed some of his random ramble through the free will defense (there’s more to come). Now in his chapters two and three we turn to an even longer ramble spanning … Continue reading

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On Judging Men and Angels

In 1 Cor. 6:2-3 is an amazing truth: “Do you know not that we will judge the world…. Do you not know that we will judge angels?” Christians will judge the world? Judge Angels? That’s extraordinary! But, why would humans … Continue reading

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Lusting After God and His Kingdom

The trouble with lust isn’t that we lust. As I’ve said before, we were born to lust.1 You see, God created humans as beings with strong desires. God could have created humans with weak desires but then we wouldn’t care … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand—the Ugly: Rejection of Oversight

Two days ago I wrote that “Communism’s failure to recognize human selfishness was the number one reason for its collapse.” Similarly, if Ayn Rand’s objectivism was ever fully implemented, her failure to recognize the depths of human selfishness will be … Continue reading

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Should We Use Evidence In Witnessing?

In 1993 I started working for Simon Greenleaf University (now Trinity Law School) which offered an M.A. in Christian apologetics (Craig Hazen was the director). Much of my job was to promote the school and although I had studied Christian … Continue reading

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