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Jonah is Just Hilarious!

No, Jonah is not a satirical fable about a false prophet. Why the Bible Project is dead wrong about the book and person of Jonah.

Jonah is Just Hilarious!

No, Jonah is not a satirical fable about a false prophet. Why the Bible Project is dead wrong about the book and person of Jonah.

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Surfing the web and scouting theological prospects is a dangerous game. None quite so dangerous as the one I stumbled upon just yesterday. The Bible Project is a famous Christian media group with over 3 million subscribers that produce very well-crafted animations about the Bible. From what I can tell,
On the Constitution of Man

What is the difference between the soul, spirit, heart, and mind?

On the Constitution of Man

What is the difference between the soul, spirit, heart, and mind?

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Perhaps one of the most enigmatic questions of Christian history: What is the difference between the soul, spirit, heart, and mind? Together it strikes right at the core of the gospel message and great commission, the Shema Yisrael (Deuteronomy 6:4-9) and the greatest commandments given by Christ (Mark 12:29-34; Matthew
In the Fullness of Time

Two prophecies that limit the window of time for the Messiah's arrival.

In the Fullness of Time

Two prophecies that limit the window of time for the Messiah's arrival.

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It is well known that the Bible is a book full of prophecy. As a matter of fact, scholars have noted that approximately one third of the entire Bible is prophecy. And hundreds of these prophecies relate to Israel’s promised Messiah. While most of these give specific details about the
The Darkness at Calvary

Was the three hours of darkness during Jesus’ crucifixion natural or supernatural?

The Darkness at Calvary

Was the three hours of darkness during Jesus’ crucifixion natural or supernatural?

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During the Lord’s crucifixion an eerie and unusual darkness came upon the land for three hours. While the synoptic gospels all testify to this event, they do not tell us how God accomplished this. Was this darkness a result of natural astronomical phenomena or was it a completely supernatural event?
The Triumphal Entry and Zechariah 9

Is Christ's Triumphal Entry mentioned in the Old Testament?

The Triumphal Entry and Zechariah 9

Is Christ's Triumphal Entry mentioned in the Old Testament?

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The triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem is recorded by all four gospels (Matthew 21; Mark 11; Luke 19; John 12). This event is remembered yearly by Christians as beginning the final days of Christ’s ministry before his crucifixion. There are two notable Old Testament references recorded by the gospel
The Gospel No One Knows.

Our faith is left of three–––mystery, humility, majesty.

The Gospel No One Knows.

Our faith is left of three–––mystery, humility, majesty.

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At the crux of Christian faith is mystery—the God-man, the incarnation, the Word in flesh, clothed in sin yet was not. It is a mystery that surpasses all understanding yet brings peace. (Philippians 4:6) It sets a boundary line for knowledge yet pours out wisdom. (Job 11:7) It buries empathy
Did Satan Really Say? Part 2

Understanding the depth of deception and how to defend against it–––the need for humility.

Did Satan Really Say? Part 2

Understanding the depth of deception and how to defend against it–––the need for humility.

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I do not doubt that the upsurge of empirical certainty in the West has had some effect in misunderstanding the depth of presumption in how we believe, where naturalism reigns supreme and, so, empirical facts are the only true facts – a deception in its own right – where Christian
Did Satan Really Say?

Understanding the depth of deception and how to defend against it–––the danger of presumption.

Did Satan Really Say?

Understanding the depth of deception and how to defend against it–––the danger of presumption.

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It is an easy thing nowadays to take for granted just how dangerously complex a lie truly is. Whether it is subtle or subliminal, or as plain as the high noon sun, a lie is never quite so simple. It is conventional to reduce a lie to mere logical contradiction,