Before becoming a Christian, Marcia Montenegro was a former professional (certified) astrologer and New Age Spiritualist, involved for many years in Eastern spiritual beliefs (Hindu and Buddhist), New Age, and Occult practices. Marcia now has a Master’s degree from Southern Evangelical Seminary, and is a writer for Midwest Christian Outreach. You can find this articles … Continue reading “LECTIO DIVINA and the FALSE REST” By Marcia Montenegro
Good Friday: Psalm 22 and Mark 15
Question: Have you ever wondered why Jesus exclaimed, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” before yielding His spirit to the Father? In order to adequately address this heartfelt query, we need to highlight an important cultural detail concerning how scripture was both memorized and shared around AD 30. Per numerous scholars, if … Continue reading Good Friday: Psalm 22 and Mark 15
What is the Christian’s Purpose? By Julissa Mena
This article can be found both on the Women in Apologetics Facebook and Instagram platforms. I hope and pray it blesses you! Facebook post link (click here)
What is The Gospel?
https://youtu.be/qqHUSwmv3gg 7 minutes with Jeff Durbin 1 Corinthians 15 Now I want to make clear for you,[a] brothers and sisters,[b] the gospel that I preached to you, that you received and on which you stand, 2 and by which you are being saved, if you hold firmly to the message I preached to you—unless you … Continue reading What is The Gospel?
“Looking for Brief and Accessible Books on the Origins of the Biblical Canon? Here are Two Good Ones” by Michael Kruger
March 28, 2022 Author: Michael Kruger Website: http://www.michaeljkruger.com Whenever I speak on the origins of the New Testament canon, I am regularly asked about whether there are brief, accessible books on the subject—the kind that could be given to lay folks in the church. Unfortunately, my books on canon usually don’t qualify (e.g., Canon Revisited … Continue reading “Looking for Brief and Accessible Books on the Origins of the Biblical Canon? Here are Two Good Ones” by Michael Kruger
Father’s Day Scripture
Verses supplied by OpenBible Psalm 103:13As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him. Ephesians 6:4Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Colossians 3:21Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged. … Continue reading Father’s Day Scripture
It All Hinges Upon Jesus’s Resurrection
As Sunday rapidly approaches, please consider examining the claims Jesus made about Himself. Friends, if His resurrection didn’t happen, Christianity isn’t a viable worldview…it would be futile and misleading. Christianity’s existence hinges entirely on Jesus’s resurrection. (1 Corinthians 15) As you research, you will find approximately 130 attestations, both Christian and non-Christian (Greco-Roman, Syrian, and … Continue reading It All Hinges Upon Jesus’s Resurrection
Why should you consider Christianity first and foremost? Well, if you dialogue with Dr. Craig Hazen from Biola University, he will enthusiastically provide you with 4 or 5 reasons why someone on a "religious quest" should consider Christianity at the start. And in a moment, I will share 4 of those factors in the paragraphs … Continue reading Why Christianity?
Friends, if you were like me, you grew-up with images of heaven as a location where angels perched themselves upon fluffy, white clouds…lounging peacefully, without a care-in-the-world. Beautiful and yet, if we are completely transparent, dull and impersonal. In addition to these characterizations of the afterlife, Scripture was taught predominantly via flannel graph and cartoons. … Continue reading Bucket Lists
“Jesus’s Unique Claims About Himself,” by Greg Koukl
Author: Greg Koukl Published: 3/22/2013 Website: http://www.STR.org A. Jesus either directly or indirectly made many profound claims for Himself: The Son of God (Matt 26:63)The Son of Man (Matt 16:13; Mk 14:62)1Giver of eternal life (Jn 10:28)One with the Father (Jn 10:30)One who forgives sin (Mk 2:10)The bread of life (Jn 6:35)The good shepherd (Jn 10:11)The … Continue reading “Jesus’s Unique Claims About Himself,” by Greg Koukl