What Was Paul’s Thorn In the Flesh?

2 Corinthians 12 verses 7-10 have been the cause of many debates throughout the history of religious scholarship. I’ve come across instances where speculation has gone beyond innocent or harmless solutions into something more apologetic in nature. Let’s take a look at this dividing passage.

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A Response to Ricky Gervais and the Problems With God

A video featuring comedian Ricky Gervais on a popular youtube talk show has been circling around the skeptic community for some time, but does it provide anything of substance? Let’s dive in.

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Response to “What Would It Take to Prove the Resurrection?” by Michael Shermer

Easter is around the corner and that means the sceptics have once again set out to disprove the resurrection of Jesus Christ. However, the way they go about it leaves a lot of room for improvement.

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Defending the Textual Reliability of the New Testament: Pt. 1

Are critics correct when they claim that the Bible was re-written and tampered with over the course of hundreds of years? How reliably has the New Testament been transmitted over time? In this article, we’ll look at some introductory facts that lay the basis for our defense.

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Logical Fallacies: Argument From Consequences

Since becoming a Christian apologist I’ve had my fair share of online debates with both skeptics and fellow believers. Although many were fruitful, we were committing many logical fallacies I was then unaware of. The first of these I will look at is the Argument From Consequences.

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TULIP: The Doctrine of Irrisistable Grace

I dive back into my look at the TULIP with the doctrine of Irresistible Grace, which corresponds to the fourth letter. As with previous examples, I find the Calvinist position lacking any Scriptural support.

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A Christian Analysis Of Martin Scorsese’s Silence

Legendary director Martin Scorsese’s latest film, Silence, is both a triumph of filmmaking and a controversial look at the Christian faith. It has seen praise and condemnation by many believers alike. In this article, I’d like to share my thoughts on this wonderful film.

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Bible Contradiction: Mark, Acts, and the Unforgivable Sin

Does Mark 3:9 contradict Acts 13:39 in regards to the unforgivable sin of blaspheming the Holy Spirit? The solution to this problem is found by defining the concept of forgiveness in the ancient world.

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Bible Study: Luke 14:33 and the Absurd Command

I’ve seen some confusion among skeptical circles concerning a strange command in Luke 14:33. Does Jesus tell us to sell all our possessions? If the disciples didn’t sell all they had, were they not taking Jesus’s words seriously?

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Is Christian Rock Unbiblical? Part 2. Is Silence Prohibitive?

In part one of my look at Christian rock, I examined four common arguments opposed to it and found there to be a lack of any serious prohibition. In this article, I’ll take a look at a position that seems to turn the above findings on its head. If the Bible is silent on music does that mean it prohibits it?

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