Archive for April, 2015

Pascal’s Wager?

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

I’m just going to cut and paste Wikipedia on Pascal’s Wager for consideration: “Pascal’s Wager is an argument in apologetic philosophy devised by the seventeenth-century French philosopher, mathematician and physicist Blaise Pascal (1623–62).  It posits that humans all bet with their lives either that God exists or not. Given the possibility that God actually does […]

No Accident

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

I was talking to a man about a week ago, and in presenting him the evidence for the faith, I called the alternative “an accident.”  He didn’t like the word, “accident.”  He liked chance better, but accident didn’t sound like something he was believing or thinking.  What I was saying is that he believed that […]

History Says Jesus Rose from the Dead

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Some like to frame the resurrection of Jesus as though it is a theological belief and not a historical event, but even based on the most conservative historical investigation, we must say that the tomb previously housing a doubtlessly dead Jesus was empty, and that people who before knew Him well saw and met someone […]

One Person at a Time

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

I was thinking this week about Philip and his evangelism of the Ethiopean eunuch in Acts 8.  I recognize that the eunuch was an important figure in a number of ways: he was a Gentile, he was African, he was a seeker who responded to the revelation he had and God made sure he got […]