Category Archives: Apologetics

Samuel Johnson On the Absurdity of Materialism

The pen of 18th century London journalist Samuel Johnson produced many memorable quotes, but this one is by far my favorite. If only the legions of 21st century materialists would take it to heart… A learned gentleman who holds a … Continue reading

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A Reflection on the 21 Christian Martyrs Murdered by IS Who Died with the Name of their Savior, Jesus, on their Lips

Romans 8:28 assures us “that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.” and so when I saw the way my Egyptian brothers in Christ were calledĀ upon … Continue reading

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“But what will you do in the end?” (Jer. 5:31b) A Thought About the Nye/Ham Debate.

One of the things that struck me most profoundly during the Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate last night was Nye’s statement about how belief in a Creator would destroy “the joy of discovery.” It strikes me that exactly the opposite is … Continue reading

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Dear Atheists, Actually it’s NOT a Bronze Age Book

If there is one popular phrase used by atheists to criticize the bible that I’m heartily tired of reading it’s calling the bible a “Bronze Age Book.” There are two reasons I’m tired of it: 1) It’s Grossly Inaccurate: The … Continue reading

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“Where was God when religious fanatics killed those 2,800 people?”

Why does God allow terrible events like 9/11 to happen? Some men contend that He’d like to stop them, but either He is powerless to do so, or that if He did, it would involve a violation of human free … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Quote by Dabney on Materialism and Atheism

With my preceding post on Neo-Darwinianism in mind, I wanted to share the following quote from R.L. Dabney. I hope it will be an encouragement to OSP pastors who are sometimes wearied by having to labor in the midst of … Continue reading

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Refuting the Neo-Darwinian Faith

While I was on vacation last week my daughter and I went into NYC and one of the places we visited was the Museum of Natural History. As we were walking around, I couldn’t help but reflect that if Neo-Darwinians … Continue reading

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