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Category Archives: Theology

What is The Apostles’ Creed: An Interview with Ben Myers

Is the Apostles’ Creed still relevant? How was it created and why has it endured through the centuries? What does it actually mean and how is it counter-cultural? [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Why Creeds are Still a Big Deal: An Interview with Justin Holcomb] Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. Ben Myers (@_BenMyers_) about his […]

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Can Science Explain All the Complexities of Our World?

By Lee Strobel Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, or with the breadth of his hand marked off the heavens? —Isaiah 40:12 Allan Rex Sandage, the greatest observational cosmologist in the world—who deciphered the secrets of the stars, plumbed the mysteries of quasars, revealed the age of globular clusters, pinpointed […]

Filed under Apologetics, Books, Guest Post

Love Biblical Theology But Don’t Know Where to Start Reading?

Biblical Theology answers the question, “How has God revealed his Word historically and organically?” It studies themes of individual books of the Bible and then traces out these themes as they develop through Scripture. Zondervan is releasing a new study Bible that specializes in helping readers see God’s redemptive plan as it unfolds throughout Scripture: […]

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How Friendship Helped a Follower of Islam See the Truth About Jesus

How does a committed and passionate follower of Islam reconsider his faith and become an outspoken apologist for Christianity? This is a story of being introduced to Jesus through friendships, investigations, dreams, and visions. What follows is a conversation between the late Nabeel Qureshi (@NAQureshi), author of Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus (Third Edition) (Zondervan, 2018)—the […]

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God’s Sovereignty and Human Responsibility

Points to Consider Regarding the Sovereignty of God vs. Human Free Will The Bible presents both as realities in tension with each other God is the great initiator who draws people to himself Salvation is by grace received by faith in Christ Faith is not a work or meritorious act God holds humans responsible for […]

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What Does It Mean to Live in a Post-Truth World?: An Interview with Abdu Murray

Increasingly, Western culture embraces confusion as a virtue and decries certainty as a sin. Those who are confused about sexuality and identity are viewed as heroes. Those who are confused about morality are progressive pioneers. Those who are confused about spirituality are praised as tolerant. Conversely, those who express certainty about any of these issues […]

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Bite-Sized Bible Knowledge: An Interview with Michael Heiser

What if aspects of biblical scholarship could be distilled into understandable bite-sized insights you could read each in 60-seconds to unlock the Bible’s individual sections and main teachings? Bible Gateway interviewed Michael Heiser (@msheiser) about the 60-Second Scholar Series (Zondervan, 2018). What is the 60-Second Scholar Series and for whom is it written? Michael Heiser: […]

Filed under Bible, Bible Study, Books, Interviews, Literacy, Theology

Infographic: 9 Facts About Jesus’ Resurrection

By Sean McDowell, PhD, co-author of the newly updated edition of Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth for a Skeptical World (Thomas Nelson, 2018) (website) The historical fact of the resurrection is the very foundation for the Christian faith. It is not an optional article of faith—it is the faith! The resurrection of Jesus […]

Filed under Apologetics, Easter, Evangelism, Infographics, Jesus

Would You Believe a Healing Miracle Caught on Tape?

By Lee Strobel Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires […]

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Easter is On April Fool’s Day But the Resurrection is No Joke

Easter is the celebration of Jesus’ resurrection. But did it really happen? Is the supernatural real? In his new book, The Case for Miracles: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for the Supernatural (Zondervan, 2018), Lee Strobel (@LeeStrobel), with his trademark investigative approach, examines whether New Testament miracles pass for historical facts; if near-death experiences offer a […]

Filed under Apologetics, Easter, Evangelism, Video