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This is from my daily Greek exercise of sight reading a few months ago, courtesy of Vincent S Artale Jr.

Our text is from the Greek translation of Ephesians 6:11.  Here is my translation:

“SENTENCE 11 ἐνδύσασθε τὴν πανοπλίαν τοῦ θεοῦ πρὸς τὸ δύνασθαι ὑμᾶς στῆναι
Put on the Armor of God in order you be able to stand

πρὸς τὰς μεθοδείας τοῦ διαβόλου”
against the scheme of the devil

Here are some observations:

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Here are links gathered from July 8th-14th, 2018 on Presuppositional Apologetics.

1.) Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris and Ben Shapiro Exposed

2.) Reminder of Resources on our Blog

3.) The Inevitable Consequence of An Atheistic Worldview

4.) What Is Truth? A Christian Perspective

5.) REFUTING THE CLAIM THAT THERE IS NO EVIDENCE FOR GODS EXISTENCE

6.) BibleintheRaw Episode 10: Depression & Theological Liberalism, the Recipe for Apostasy

7.) Proof that God Exists in 8 Minutes

8.) Starting-points in apologetics

9.) FRANCIS SCHAEFFER ANALYZES ART AND CULTURE Part 223 Bernard Berenson ( Featured artist is Nick Cave )

 

Missed the last round up?  Check out the repost of the previous round up!

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I’m out preaching at a retreat and won’t be as fast commenting and reading your posts.  Since we have gotten a lot of new readers and viewers this year I thought this would be a time to remind readers or share with you for the first time some of the various Christian resources we have gathered nearly 12 years of blogging on WordPress.

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This alleged Bible contradiction took some time to write.  I had to sleep on it and do more research to respond to it.

For today’s post we will tackle the question the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked: When (at what time of day) was Jesus crucified?

Here are the two answers which the skeptic believes indicate a Bible contradiction:

At the third hour

It was the third hour when they crucified Him.” (Mark 15:25)

Sometime after the sixth hour

Now it was the day of preparation for the Passover; it was about the sixth hour. And he *said to the Jews, “Behold, your King!” 15 So they cried out, “Away with Him, away with Him, crucify Him!” Pilate *said to them, “Shall I crucify your King?” The chief priests answered, “We have no king but Caesar.”16 So he then handed Him over to them to be crucified.” (John 19:14-16)

(All Scriptural quotation comes from the New American Standard Bible)

Here’s a closer look at whether or not there is a contradiction:

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This is a late post today since I’ve been chasing all kinds of details researching for a post refuting an alleged Bible contradiction all night but I realize I had to go to sleep.  It’s a more difficult one and I had to sleep on it, even dream about doing Greek translation!  I’m still not done but Lord willing I will post it tommorow.  But that goe me thinking about appreciating other apologists who produce volumes of materials in defense of the faith.

For those interested in apologetics in defense of the faith concerning Islam, the Old Testament, Messianic prophecies and the Trinity, Sam Shamoun is someone you should remember.  He’s written quite a lot of materials on these subjects over the years and they are free.  He’s also engage in debates that you can find online such as Youtube and we have featured some of his debates as resources on our blog in the past.  He’s an apologist worth financially supporting by the way which you can do here.

Here’s a series of posts Sam has written concerning the question “Is Jesus God’s Servant or Son?”  Enjoy the links below!

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Augustine. The Confessions of Saint Augustine. Escondido, CA: Hovel Audio Inc, February 28, 2006. 12 hours, 48 minutes.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Christian Audio Amazon

This is a classic by the early Church Father name Augustine.  It is an autobiography and the testimony of the long journey of how this famous Bishop came to trust in the Lord.  I struggled to make time to read this book but was delighted to find an unabridged audiobook of this work.  It was a blessing to listen to the audiobook.

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This is a Christian Home School Lesson Series for first graders on the Solar System that aims to fulfill the Science Content Standards from the California Department of Education.

Lesson 3: Venus

 

Purpose: To explore and know more about God’s creation of Venus.

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