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#2 Post of 2013 – If God Cannot Change, Then Why Should We Pray?

| December 27, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt The Bible teaches, and theology argues, that God cannot change. This is called divine immutability. But if God cannot change, then why do we pray to him? After all, when we pray, aren’t we trying to change God’s mind? Norm Geisler answers this question in his Systematic Theology, Volume Two: God, Creation. […]

Why Is the God of the Old Testament Worthy of Worship? His Mercy

| November 1, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Skeptics of Christianity love to point out all the difficult passages in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament. By noting these difficult passages, skeptics explicitly or implicitly imply that Christians are foolish (or even deranged) for worshiping the God described in the Old Testament. My problem with this implication is that […]

Why Is the God of the Old Testament Worthy of Worship? His Love

| October 30, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Skeptics of Christianity love to point out all the difficult passages in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament. By noting these difficult passages, skeptics explicitly or implicitly imply that Christians are foolish (or even deranged) for worshiping the God described in the Old Testament. My problem with this implication is that […]

Why Is the God of the Old Testament Worthy of Worship? His Truthfulness

| October 28, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Skeptics of Christianity love to point out all the difficult passages in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament. By noting these difficult passages, skeptics explicitly or implicitly imply that Christians are foolish (or even deranged) for worshiping the God described in the Old Testament. My problem with this implication is that […]

Why Is the God of the Old Testament Worthy of Worship? His Moral Perfection

| October 25, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Skeptics of Christianity love to point out all the difficult passages in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament. By noting these difficult passages, skeptics explicitly or implicitly imply that Christians are foolish (or even deranged) for worshiping the God described in the Old Testament. My problem with this implication is that […]

Why Is the God of the Old Testament Worthy of Worship? His Holiness

| October 23, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Skeptics of Christianity love to point out all the difficult passages in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament. By noting these difficult passages, skeptics explicitly or implicitly imply that Christians are foolish (or even deranged) for worshiping the God described in the Old Testament. My problem with this implication is that […]

Why Is the God of the Old Testament Worthy of Worship? His Majesty and Beauty

| October 21, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Skeptics of Christianity love to point out all the difficult passages in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament. By noting these difficult passages, skeptics explicitly or implicitly imply that Christians are foolish (or even deranged) for worshiping the God described in the Old Testament. My problem with this implication is that […]

Why Is the God of the Old Testament Worthy of Worship? His Wisdom

| October 18, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Skeptics of Christianity love to point out all the difficult passages in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament. By noting these difficult passages, skeptics explicitly or implicitly imply that Christians are foolish (or even deranged) for worshiping the God described in the Old Testament. My problem with this implication is […]

Did Jesus’s Disciples Think He Was God? Part 2

| April 11, 2011

Post Author: Bill Pratt Continuing from part 1, there are additional lines of evidence showing that Jesus’s disciples thought he was God.  Again, this material is excerpted from theologian Norman Geisler’s book, Systematic Theology, Volume 2. Picking up where we left off, the third line of evidence is that the disciples attributed the powers of […]

Did Jesus’s Disciples Think He Was God? Part 1

| April 4, 2011

Post Author: Bill Pratt A couple of years ago, I wrote seven posts on the subject of whether Jesus claimed to be God.  At the end of those posts, I promised to follow up with an additional series of posts discussing whether Jesus’s disciples thought he was God.  Better late than never, I suppose.  Here […]

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