Joel Osteen believes that prayer can make you rich. Prosperity Gospel Quotes: “It’s a new day God has given me! I’m on my way to a six-figure income!” “I’m dreaming big—because all of heaven is dreaming big.” “God gives us power to get wealth.” “I’m prospering because of the Book [the Bible].”
Apologetics is the discipline that deals with a rational defense of the Christian faith. It comes from the Greek word apologia, which means to give a reason or defense.
The drift in modern translations is to produce a colloquial Bible with a simple vocabulary and syntax. What lies behind this drift? Some of the prefaces answer the question. The assumption is that the Bible itself is a simple book intended for people of limited education and intelligence.
Agnosticism is the view or belief that the existence of God, of the divine or the supernatural, is unknown and unknowable.
Does determinism rule your life? How can we understand determinism, its implications, and God’s qualities? Wouldn’t determinism be nothing less than slander against Almighty God? Wouldn’t determinism mean that God is personally responsible for all the tragedies: sickness, pain, suffering, old age, and death?
Does the Bible harmonize with scientific truths about the natural world? Is it accurate when it mentions matters of science? Doesn't the Bible conflict with established scientific facts, like creation vs. evolution or the age of the earth? Doesn't the Bible contain scientific impossibilities like a global flood, resurrection, and converting water into wine?
Cloning is not a reproductive option presently available to couples; but, someday it may be. Thus, it warrants some attention.
Interactions between science and Christianity are often mistakenly described under the heading “Science and the Bible.” Little progress can be made, however, until one realizes that such a comparison results from a confusion of categories.
Christian apologetics (Greek: ἀπολογία, “verbal defense, speech in defense”) is a branch of Christian theology that defends Christianity, the Bible, and God as true, reasonable, right, and necessary.