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Apologetics

Defending the Bible and the Christian faith ––– supposed Bible contradictions, tough texts, secular criticisms, philosophical arguments, false teachings, cults, religions, worldviews, cultures, social movements, and more.

Price Check

Did David pay 50 shekels of silver or 600 shekels of gold for Ornan’s threshing floor?

Price Check

Did David pay 50 shekels of silver or 600 shekels of gold for Ornan’s threshing floor?

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Although the Bible proclaims to be God’s flawless word, there appears to be a major discrepancy between the parallel accounts of 2 Samuel 24 and 1 Chronicles 21. In 2 Samuel 24:24 David pays a man “fifty shekels of silver” for his “threshing floor and
Flying Saucers & Spaghetti Monsters

A quick crackdown on New Atheism, Scientism, Naturalism, and the usual suspects.

Flying Saucers & Spaghetti Monsters

A quick crackdown on New Atheism, Scientism, Naturalism, and the usual suspects.

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Over recent decades, New Atheism evolved from a small elite group of militant anti-theists known as the Four Horsemen of Atheism – Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, Richard Dawkins – into a broad sweeping social attitude, a spirit even, characterized by its “reasonable” rebellion
Jesus in Eusebius

Examining extra-biblical evidence for the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

Jesus in Eusebius

Examining extra-biblical evidence for the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

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Although unbelieving scholars have tried very hard over the years to deny the historical existence of Jesus Christ, including His life, death, and resurrection, this has proven very difficult, if not impossible. One of the main reasons for this is that several historical documents and
Judah’s Sceptre

Was David permitted to be king of Israel according to the Mosaic Law?

Judah’s Sceptre

Was David permitted to be king of Israel according to the Mosaic Law?

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Although King David was considered a standard by which all other Israelite kings were measured, there has been some question surrounding the legitimacy of his right to rule. This stems from Deuteronomy 23:2, which clearly states that “One of illegitimate birth shall not enter the
Breath of the Wild

Is there life beyond the grave or will we share the same fate as the animals?

Breath of the Wild

Is there life beyond the grave or will we share the same fate as the animals?

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Although the Bible clearly teaches from the beginning that every human being is made unique in the image of God and that the soul of each human lives on after physical death, “the preacher” in Ecclesiastes, seems to present a very naturalistic view. In Ecclesiastes