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  • The Moral Argument for God's Existence
    Can Atheists Be Moral? That’s the Wrong Question
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on August 10, 2014

    Occasionally you will hear people question whether an atheist can be a moral person. But is this the right question to be asking? Can an Atheist be Moral? Of Course, but that is the Wrong Question As Christians we know that the moral law comes from a Creator God, and some think that those who …

  • CH Spurgeon Quote
    Live in the Bible
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on July 19, 2014

    “Visit many good books, but live in the Bible” – C.H. Spurgeon C.H Spurgeon, the “Prince of Preachers” of the 1800′s, seems to be an endless source of great quotes. Here he admonishes us to immerse ourselves in God’s Word. While we can certainly benefit from “visiting” other good books, we are to find our …

  • Who Wrote the Gospel of Luke?
    Did Luke Write the Gospel of Luke?
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on June 29, 2014

    Unlike the writings of the apostle Paul, the books of Luke and Acts do not record the author’s name. So how do we know who really wrote them? Despite not having a convenient title page with a copyright date and the writer’s name, there are several reasons to be confident that Luke wrote the gospel …

  • The Book of Acts
    Dating the Book of Acts
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on May 31, 2014

    The following is an excerpt from a guest post on the Blue Letter Bible blog – Acts: When it Was Written and Why it Matters “Many have undertaken to draw up an account of the things that have been fulfilled among us, just as they were handed down to us by those who from the …

  • Reliability of the Bible
    The Reliability of the Bible – 4 Quick Thoughts
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on May 21, 2014

    You are likely familiar with some of the hundreds of resources you can go to for an in-depth look at how Scripture has been preserved. In a conversational setting, however, it is not always practical to bring these resources into the discussion and it is difficult to recite from memory the relevant information that you’ve …

  • Who Were The Pharisees
    Pharisees, Sadducees, and Essenes…Oh my!
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on April 22, 2014

    The three main philosophies which characterized Judaism in the New Testament period and before were the Pharisees, Sadducees, and Essenes. So what’s the difference between these three groups? Though one may at first be struck at the apparent disunity that is suggested by the Jewish faith having such distinct sects, it is important to remember …

  • 16 Must Have Christian Apps
    16 Must-Have Christian Apps
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on April 14, 2014

    Here are 16 of the best Bible, theology, sermon, and apologetics apps for Christians to add to their tablets and smartphones.  These 16 Apps can turn your iPad into a virtual seminary (Tweet This List). Bible.isThis is a simple Bible that provides the text of the Old and New Testaments in several versions. It also has …

  • Was Christ a Copycat
    Was Christ a Copycat?
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on March 26, 2014

    As Easter approaches, so does the annual surge of skepticism about the existence of Jesus. Is it true that Jesus is one of many gods who were born of a virgin, died, and resurrected?  Those who encounter this claim online or elsewhere often start to wonder about the truth of New Testament history. Is the …

  • How to Have a Good Day
    How to Have a Good Day
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on February 23, 2014

    Article Written By Clayton Kraby “Have a good day!” is something we hear often and say to others regularly.  But have you thought about what makes your day good or bad? If you haven’t determined the criteria for what a good day is, how will you know if you’ve had one? To answer that question for …

  • 5 Quotes on Apologetics
    5 Apologetics Quotes For Apologists – Remember #2
    Posted by Clayton Kraby on February 14, 2014

    1 Peter 3:15 calls us to be prepared to give an answer for the hope that is within us, and to do so with gentleness and respect. These 5 apologetics quotes remind us to do just that: 1. Most people’s understanding of the Christian faith is a misunderstanding. Apologetics helps clarify so that they may …

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