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Why Belief in the Bible is Rational: An Interview with K. Scott Oliphint

Faith is the foundation upon which the Christian life depends. But what are the good reasons for that faith? And how does the Bible factor in to the basis of that faith? Bible Gateway interviewed K. Scott Oliphint (@ScottOliphint) about his book, Know Why You Believe (Zondervan, 2017). [Read the Bible Gateway Blog, Why Creeds […]

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Investigating Faith with Lee Strobel: Find Answers to Tough Questions About the Bible

How reliable is the Bible? What should we make of apparent contradictions in it? Did Jesus really rise from the dead, or did his followers simply invent the story? Are there compelling reasons to believe in Jesus Christ? If you’ve ever asked yourself these or other difficult questions about faith and Christianity, we’ve got a […]

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Evidence for the Resurrection: 5 Reasons the Early Church Couldn’t Have Made it Up

What is the evidence for Jesus’ actual bodily resurrection? What facts related to the resurrection can be shown to be true beyond reasonable doubt—even when placed under the microscope of historical and critical scrutiny? Here are five: 1. Jesus was crucified by the Romans around AD30 No credible scholar denies that Jesus existed and that […]

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Do the Biblical Accounts of Easter Contradict Each Other?

Is the Bible full of contradictions? At some point every Bible reader, whether they’re a skeptic or a believer, must come to terms with perceived differences and contradictions in the Bible text. And these questions naturally assume a particular urgency around Easter. Why is that? Because the events of Easter—Jesus’ arrest, crucifixion, and resurrection, as […]

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Lee Strobel on Why People Don’t Read the Bible

Why don’t we read the Bible more than we do? We took that question to several leading Christian writers and thinkers this year, and they each offered their own perspective on the question. First up is apologist Lee Strobel with his answer to the question “What prevents people from reading and engaging with the Bible?”

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Praying and Learning During Ramadan

Today is the first full day of Ramadan, the month-long Muslim period of fasting. Here are a few interesting and useful links about Ramadan, and how Christians should understand and approach Islam.

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What is the “Unforgivable Sin”?

What is the “unforgivable sin” mentioned by Jesus in Mark 3? Is it possible that you’ve committed it without realizing it?

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Why Does God Allow Tragedy and Suffering?

It was the worst mass shooting in American history – 70 people shot by a gunman, 12 of them killed, while they were watching the midnight showing of a new movie just 21 miles from where we’re sitting. There are no words to describe the anguish being felt by those who are suffering today; our heart and prayers have – and will – go out to them. There are so many tragic stories, so much pain. And many people are asking the question, “Why? Why did God allow this?”

Filed under Apologetics, Reflections

Is God a Moral Monster?

Is the God of the Old Testament barbaric and bloodthirsty? Does the Bible condone slavery, polygamy, or other violence against unbelievers? Lee Strobel interviews author Paul Copan about the nature of the God of the Old Testament.

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Lee Strobel Talks About Faith, Doubt, and the Bible

In addition to his writing, Christian apologist Lee Strobel has given many talks about interviews over the years, and many of them are archived on his website. Here are some of our favorites.

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