Worldview in Question: Outlining the Worldview of Hinduism

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Worldview Composition A comprehensive and well-thought-out worldview must address twelve topics about reality, including: 1)    Theology / Concept of God / Ultimate Reality: What kind of God, if any, actually exists? 2)    Metaphysics / External Reality: Is there … Continued

Worldview in Question: Outlining the Christian Worldview

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Worldview Composition A comprehensive and well-thought-out worldview must address twelve topics about reality, including: 1)    Theology / Concept of God / Ultimate Reality: What kind of God, if any, actually exists? 2)    Metaphysics / External Reality: Is there … Continued

Supernatural Origin: Arguing for the Miraculous

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Introduction Skeptics, who maintain a naturalistic worldview, quickly reject the historicity of the gospel accounts because miracles appear within the narrative. Their a priori assumptions preclude supernatural occurrences, which severely limits their ability to analyze the narrative, thereby causing them … Continued

Cults in America: Mormonism

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Introduction In commencing the Olivet Discourse, Jesus provides a premonitory prophecy regarding the inevitable rise of false prophets/teachers (Matthew 24:3-5, 23-28). Similarly, in anticipation of his imminent martyrdom, Peter writes a final letter warning about false teachers and exhorting believers … Continued

Short Answers: Why is eternal punishment fair?

Summary: Eternal punishment is fitting for the eternally unrepentant. This question typically assumes the premise that people are generally good by nature, thereby rendering it inconceivable for a righteous God to condemn a person for merely making a mistake in … Continued

Short Answers: What about those who have never heard the gospel?

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Summary: God will make sure those who would repent, will have the opportunity. It is essential to understand that no one receives punishment for not believing in Jesus; instead, everyone stands condemned for his or her moral depravity (cf., John … Continued

Short Answers: Why Does God Let Children Die?

Summary: Death—including the death of children—is a consequence of man’s rebellion against God, and serves as a continual reminder for us to hate sin. When analyzing the problem of evil, and specifically the death of children, it is important to … Continued

Short Answers: Why do bad things happen to good people?

Summary: This question is irrelevant when we understand the extent of human depravity. The physical, moral, and spiritual corruption of humanity has resulted in a compromised worldview that fails to recognize the depravity of man, instead declaring that people are … Continued

Short Answers: What good is the suffering I endure?

Summary: God’s plan for your life is to bring you through regular periods of suffering. Most people do not invite hardship into their lives; instead, we actively seek the path of least resistance, purposing to avoid difficulty at virtually any … Continued

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