Contributed by Sean Harder on Jun 24, 2009
This is not going to be a debate about creation or evolution, but I do want to share a quote from a well known pastor named Randy Croft:
Astrophysicists have found that there are over 60 criteria that are necessary for life on earth. For you and me to live. Life could not exist or form if any
Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Aug 11, 2009
WHAT AMERICANS BELIEVE
In the Barna Report: What Americans Believe, 1991, George Barna, the church statistician, states that there is "a great deal of ambivalence among Americans with regard to their beliefs. For instance, while 62 percent of the respondents said they have made a personal
Contributed by James Wallace on Nov 12, 2009
The Eternal Creator has ultimately revealed himself by becoming one incredible man, Jesus Christ, who demonstrated the truth about God---that He is gracious & willing to save us from our sins.
Now that is incredibly great news for us. Of all possible core realities behind this vast universe in
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 11, 2009
CHOOSING TO BELIEVE WHAT'S IMPOSSIBLE
Evolutionists say that life arose as a result of spontaneous generation; that it all began as inorganic matter, or pre biotic soup, a puddle of green slime. They call it a "fortuitous concourse of atoms." Doesn’t that sound intellectual? A flash of lightning
Contributed by Dave Kinney on Dec 6, 2008
ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE BIBLE
John McRay wrote the handbook on Biblical archaeology. He studied at Hebrew University, Vanderbilt University of Divinity and University of Chicago. He now is a professor of N.T. archaeology at Wheaton Collage. In His masterpiece "Archaeology and the New Testament," he
Contributed by Dave Kinney on Jan 17, 2009
George Gallup states, "This is the most crucial decade in history. Designer, a la carte religion flourishes as traditional
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 28, 2009
The late great American jurist, judge, author, and Christian apologist, Simon Greenleaf (1783 - 1853), once said:
"There should be a readiness on our part, to investigate with candor to follow the truth wherever it may lead us, and to submit, without reserve or objection, to all the teachings of
Contributed by Charles Wallis on Feb 18, 2009
INTELLIGENCE ISN'T ALWAYS SMART
A French nuclear submarine and an English nuclear submarine ran into each other without knowing it this week. Clearly, having modern technology and intelligence does not mean you are smart. You would think with all the technology and intelligence in the world,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2009
Ravi Zacharias: "A correct philosophy must be logically consistent, empirically adequate and experientially relevant; all answers must individually correspond to reality, all answers must be coherent with each other."
A philosophy must address origin,
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 23, 2010
ASKING GOOD QUESTIONS
A friend once asked Isidor I. Rabi, a Nobel prize winner in science, how he became a scientist. Rabi replied that every day after school his mother would talk to him about his school day. She wasn't so much interested in what he had learned that day, but she always
Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Oct 14, 2011
Religion in its highest form is a belief in a being greater than themselves. There are some people who would deny this: they are called "atheists" and say that God in any shape or form is neither necessary nor possible, and so couldn’t possibly exist.
When the Russians sent a
Contributed by Robert Sickler on Dec 8, 2011
WE NEED TO KNOW WHY!
As the new plant manager walked through the factory he noticed, in the distance, a worker hit the machine he was at with a large hammer. The manager stopped and watched the worker. It was remarkable, every three minutes the worker would pick up a large ballpeen hammer and
Contributed by Gene Gregory on Aug 27, 2012
One letter by James Armstrong of Casselberry said:
“Thomas is a fundamentalist Christian who believes in a
literal interpretation of the Bible. He used to work for the
moral Majority. From his narrow, myopic vantage point, he
self-righteously presumes to judge the human family.
Contributed by John Murphy on Mar 23, 2010
Simply cleansing the Temple was not Jesus' goal. This was just days before the Passover, and every house had to be cleaned from all leaven. The Temple
Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Apr 30, 2010
Lee Strobel, former atheist turned apologist said, “Because we are limited people with limited minds, we can’t understand everything about our unlimited God. So there are bound to be some
Contributed by Thomas Donelan on Jun 1, 2010
To tolerate means I can disagree with you while still respecting you.
One person is a Republican, another Democrat. We put aside our differences and get along.
One person is a (Florida) Gator, another a (FSU) Seminole. We put aside our differences and get
WHO AM I?
The German philosopher, Immanuel Kant, used to love to take long walks of a summer evening, meditating and thinking. On one occasion he was seated in a park when a suspicious policeman noticed that he had been there for several hours. The policeman came up to him and said, "What are
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on May 25, 2008
WHAT IS THE LARGEST ANCESTRY IN THE WORLD? HOW FAR CAN WE GO BACK?
WELL, WIKIPEDIA THE ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA STATES: THE LONGEST FAMILY TREE IN THE WORLD IS THAT OF THE CHINESE PHILOSOPHER AND EDUCATOR CONFUCIUS (551-479 BC). THE TREE SPANS MORE THAN 80 GENERATIONS, AND INCLUDES MORE THAN 2
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
A Methodist minister I served with in prison ministry used to tell us that in our eagerness to embrace the risen Christ on Easter we need to remember that we
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
A science professor at Westmont College wrote a book explaining how only one person could possibly have fulfilled the prophecies. He worked with 600 students to calculate the mathematical probability of just eight of the Old Testament prophecies being fulfilled in any one person up to the present