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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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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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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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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Biblical Study: Does James Condemn Doubt?

When it comes to beliefs, opinions, and intellectual problems revolving around those said beliefs, doubt in them can be a sign of honest truth searching. But one Scripturally informed skeptic pointed to a passage from the book of James that seemed to condemn such thinking. Let’s see what’s really going on here.

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Does Exodus 21:22-25 Support Abortion?

In this article, I’ll take a serious look at an exegesis by an atheist skeptic in regards to a Biblical passage that’s said to support abortion. Are they right, or is the Bible pointing to something else?

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Bats as Birds and the Problem of Inerrancy

Fellow apologist Robert Caponi recently refuted an atheist meme regarding a verse in Leviticus that seems to equate the bat as a bird. I thought I’d add my own two cents and address another problem that follows.

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Bible Contradictions: Is Long Hair Right or Wrong?

Time to address another Bible contradiction found by every skeptic’s favorite source: EvilBible.com. This time on the issue of long hair.

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