Archive for August, 2020

R.C. Sproul. Does Prayer Change Things?  Sanford, FL: Reformation Trust Publishing, March 14, 2019. 97 pp.

5 out of 5

Purchase: Westminster | Amazon

Have you ever wondered: Does Prayer Change Things?  Or have anyone ever asked you this question before and you don’t know how to answer it?  This book answers this question rather wonderfully.  It is not only biblical in the answer but also practical while also written in a vocabulary and style friendly for a general audience.


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Our “This Sunday at Church” series has included a few posts that’s specifically for Church in the age of COVID-19.  Here’s my temporary listing related to “This Sunday at Church” Corona Virus edition.

I pray this edify you.


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Here are the links related to Presuppositional Apologetics gathered between August 1st-7th, 2020.

1.) Presup Made Tangible: Unbelievers vs Christians

2.) Bible Contradiction? Did Enoch die?

3.) Another Wicked Atheist Meme Refuted

4.) Christianity, Minimalism, CRT/Wokeness, and the Pastor

5.) Cave to the Cross Apologetics’ Ep. 83 – Tactics – Two Reliable Rescues

6.) Not enough evidence, God!  Not enough evidence!

7.) Rocking the Foundation of Opposing Worldviews

8.) A Critique Of Sam Harris’ Morality
9.) Debate: Does God Exist? Greg Bahnsen vs Edward Tabash


Missed the last round up?  Check out the re-blogged post from a friend OR that of Another REBLOG HERE

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You ever pick up perhaps too many books at once that its kind of hard to finish them all–and also to write reviews?


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ReformedWiki spent some time to improve the audios for this famous debate between Christian apologist Greg Bahnsen vs Edward Tabash.  The debate took place in UC Davis in California back in 1993.  Unfortunately Dr. Greg Bahnsen died a few years after that debate.  Some of you know he’s my favorite apologist.  Bahnsen was a student of Cornelius Van Til (father of Presuppositional apologetics) and he  was a prolific apologist and theologian while he was alive.

Below is the debate and also further information about Greg Bahnsen:


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A lighter post today!  Review of a Christian Children’s book!


You See Me, God

Jan Spivey Gilchrist. You See Me, God. Grand Rapids, MI: Our Daily Bread Publishing, August 4th 2020. 32 pp.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

Would you like a children’s book that touches on God’s omniscience?  This book then might be worth your while.  Author and artist Jan Sprivey Gilchrist presents us a book on how God is all knowing, and how that is relevant for young children.  Gilchrist largely does that by drawing from our own childhood.  I love that.


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Last night our Bible Study was a Question and Answers session. One question that was asked was “How can I be convinced that anger and violence is not a good way to handle issues?”

(This is an expansion of a previous post on our blog)

Here’s my three part answer:


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It seems this year is a lesson on the importance of prayer.  Anyone feels the same?

I really enjoyed this series on prayer the last few weeks.   We went over the struggle of adoration, confession, thanksgiving and supplication.

Here’s the table of contents:


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For today’s post we will tackle the question the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked: Did Enoch die?

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


All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.’” (Hebrews 11:13)



Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took him.” (Genesis 5:24)

By faith Enoch was taken up so that he would not see death; and he was not found because God took him up; for he obtained the witness that before his being taken up he was pleasing to God.” (Hebrews 11:5)


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


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Our “This Sunday” series will be another a Corona Virus edition.  Two weeks ago I wrote “Pray for your Church to be able to meet again.”  For this Sunday here’s what you can do: Pray for other Churches to be able to meet again.


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Haven’t done a comic review in a while!  A weekend light reading review…because Pastors also need a break from heavy theological reading.

Greg Rucka.  Gotham Central, Book 4: Corrigan. Burbank, CA: DC Comics, March 15th 2011. 224 pp.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

Are you into Batman enough that you are interested in the world of Batman and also its peripheral characters?  Batman of course lives in Gotham City, a city that resembles a lot to New York City.  In this graphic novel (comic) volume Batman moves away from center stage so Gotham City’s police department’s Major Crimes Unit can take the limelight and focus for the readers.  DC Comics got a good team of artists and writers for this Gotham Central series and book four is no different.


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This latest round up has a lot more stuff than usual!

Here are the links related to Presuppositional Apologetics gathered between July 22nd-31st, 2020.

1.) God and Mathematics: God in Trinity as the only Starting Point for Math and Science

2.) Bible Contradiction? Why did God turn the sundial back ten degrees?

3.) Cave to the Cross Ep. 82 – Columbo Steps 1 & 2 – Gathering Information & Reversing The Burden Of Proof

4.) A Preliminary Response to the Davenant Institute on Van Til and Natural Revelation

5.) Reformed Forum Lecture: Introduction to the Theology and Apologetics of Cornelius Van Til

6.) Review – A Matter of Days – Chapter 21

7.) You Don’t Need To Respond To Every Claim Against Christianity – Make Them Prove It – Tacticians

8.) Personhood and the Challenge of Naturalism

9.) Review: Ultimate Questions


Missed the last round up?  Check out the re-blogged post from a friend OR that of another reblog here

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