11 – Flood intro & Considering the Source

Apologetics 11 Consider the Source …. 1) Where do we get our info? 2) How do you know it’s believable? Illustration Consider NUTRITION INFO – why does it keep changing? 1. Nutrition Research Is Still Pretty New 2. Headlines Are Commonly Overblown or Oversimplified 3. Everyone Is Selling Something https://health.usnews.com/wellness/articles/2016-05-20/why-is-nutrition-advice-always-changing What did NOAH CONSIDER as … Read more

10 – Creation, Old ages and the Flood

Apologetics 10 ———————- Creation, Old Ages, & The Flood 2 Scripture passages worth remembering…. Ephesians 6:12 (NIV) 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. ROMANS 1:20 18 The wrath … Read more

9 – Was the world created or is it a cosmic accident?

Apologetics 9 – Creation or cosmic accident? Last week’s conclusion: how do we filter information? READ – Creation account in Genesis 1 World view again all important role Example : Foundation of a building determines the direction of the build TRUTH OR LIE in life – illustration Choose: Truth OR Lie (find the lie) 1. You … Read more

8 – Who is GOD ?

Apologetics 8 – Who is God? 2 Peter 3 New International Version (NIV) 3 Dear friends, this is now my second letter to you. I have written both of them as reminders to stimulate you to wholesome thinking. 2 I want you to recall the words spoken in the past by the holy prophets and the command … Read more

7 – the trustworthiness of the resurrection of Jesus

REVIEW : We’ve examined the reliability and trustworthiness of the Old and New Testament. That examination gives us every reason to be confident that the Bible is both reliable and trustworthy. With that foundation for our faith set we will look at what the Bible specifically teaches us. First and foremost we will look at … Read more

6 – Is the New Testament Trustworthy – part 3



Apologetics 6 – part 3

trustworthy C
(Continued reasons in support of the trustworthiness of the New Testament)

Messianic prophecies fulfilled

Psalm  22
Read: Verses 1-18 etc


how Psalm 22 lines up with the New Testament:


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5 – Is the New Testament Trustworthy – part 2

CONTINUED REASONS FOR THE TRUSTWORTHINESS OF SCRIPTURE: ABUNDANCE, PRESERVATION, & POWER 24,000 manuscripts 2000+ languages have some book of scripture or more… 500 + full bible What are the odds that this Book we hold as scripture is SO WELL AND ABUNDANTLY ATTESTED.. Number of languages BIBLE if found in the world   Survival / … Read more

4 – Is the New Testament Trustworthy?

Apologetics 4 – Is the New Testament Trustworthy? Part 1 SCRIPTURE AND THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE WRITERS First, the authors of the New Testament viewed each other’s writings as Scripture. This suggests that they believed that divine authority had been given to them by Jesus. Paul writes in 1 Timothy 5:18, “For the Scripture says, … Read more

3 – Is the New Testament Reliable?

Apologetics 3 NT RELIABLE Matt 24:35 Illus: History of Declaration of Independance ( age of document, deterioration, copies, loss of ” fair copy ” presented to congress ) – ROUGH COPY of Declaration of Independance – John Adams handwritten copy before June 28th, 1776 (Mass hist. Society) – FAIR COPY After making alterations to his … Read more

2 – Is the Old Testament Trustworthy?

Last week we examined how the Old Testament is in fact a very reliable and consistent document. Now we will examine it’s trustworthiness.   The current state of reality…. “Over the years there have been many criticisms leveled against the Bible concerning its historical reliability. These criticisms are usually based on a lack of evidence … Read more