God made mankind creatures of intelligence, equipping us with the capacity for objective reasoning and logical analysis. But there are things that stand in the way—hindering one’s ability to recognize deceit, determine truth, and even see reality. Personal bias is one of the biggest obstacles, and we’re dealing with far too much bias in our
#1: THE DATING METHODS USED BY EVOLUTIONARY “SCIENTISTS” ARE FLAWED AD ABSURDUM. Here’s the thing: we are supposed to believe it when a man wearing a glistening lab coat and tinkling test tubes tells us that he and his colleagues, in their little diggings, found a rock that is a million years old. Tragically, most people don’t
Consider this conundrum: the moment a person experiences even COVID-19-related symptoms, they are told to seek medical testing or treatment, and, in the earlier stages of the outbreak, such may have even made national news! Meanwhile, not one word is uttered when 10,000 become infected with the virus that “can kill both soul and body
There are two things in this world that don’t mix: Pop Rocks and Dr. Pepper, but that’s not important right now. I’m talking about infection and indifference. As these words are written, there is panic in the streets. We are experiencing the effects of an outbreak. It is an epic epidemic at epidemically epic proportions.
One final thing we will consider in this series on sound reasoning and objective logic in Bible interpretation. Consider this statement: “Therefore let anyone who thinks that he stands take heed lest he FALL.” 1 CORINTHIANS 10:12 Questions: Who is writing? What did he say? To whom did he say it? Why did he say
So what is the point of all this talk about “believing” and “obeying”? There is a particularly powerful OT passage about Abraham, so much that it is quoted three separate times in the NT (Rom. 4:3; Gal. 3:6; Jas. 2:23): “And [Abraham] believed in Jehovah, and [Jehovah] counted it to him as righteousness” (Gen. 15:6).
THE LORD’S “SECOND” COMING (cont.) But there is more to this blockbuster epic than simply its supposed nearness. [Keep in mind that the items under this heading are the false claims of a false theology.] This “imminent” return (and all it includes) will be invisible/secret. A few verses are sufficient to break this one: “Then if
Isn’t it exciting when we read or hear something that boggles our minds, and, sometimes, even stretches our imaginations, leaving us in a sense of wonder and awe? Of course, it is. This is why we read books, watch movies or television, or play video games—it is a mental escape from the here and now;
Recently, we have seen this spiritual truth illustrated in both Testaments: In the holy, sovereign eyes of Jehovah God, to “BELIEVE” = to “OBEY.” We will now look at a final example further demonstrating this truth, found in Hebrews 3. In Heb. 3:7ff, the inspired writer is recounting some OT history—particularly how Jehovah had said He