Evidence for GOD: Fulfilled Prophecies by Jeremiah, Isaiah, Daniel, and MORE!

Around 700 years prior to Jesus’ birth, the prophet Isaiah stated that He would come from a stem of Jesse (11:1) in the line of King David and the tribe of Judah. He would be born of a virgin (7:14) and would be called Immanuel (God with us), a wonderful counselor, and a Prince of …

#Prolife Alert: U.S. Federal and States Laws Elevate Animals and Dehumanize Humans

The Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (passed in 1940) prohibits the “take, possession, sale, purchase, barter, offer to sell, purchase or barter, transport, export or import, of any bald or golden eagle, alive or dead, including any part, nest, or egg, unless allowed by permit(16 U.S.C. 668(a); 50 CFR 22). ‘Take’ includes pursue, shoot, …

Daniel in the Lion’s Den: Belshazzar, Nabonidus, and Nebuchadnezzar

Of the books of the Old Testament, Daniel is one of the most highly contested. Beginning with Porphyry in his book, Against the Christians in 285 A.D. and continuing to today, Biblical skeptics have denied Daniel's 6th century B.C. dating (claiming the book was written during the time of the reign of Antiochus Epiphanies IV …

Social Justice Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing: A Christian Response

One of my favorite graduate assistants, from a handful of years ago, grew up in Sweden, where she was raised in a Christian home by very loving parents. I met her parents upon her first graduation where they gave me a book entitled “Jerusalem” by Selma Lagerlöf, which presented a fictional account of a humble …

A Football Analogy for the Euthyphro Dilemma and the Divine Source of our Morality

The Euthyphro Dilemma Socrates and Plato once discovered what they determined to be a dilemma, which some have used to try to crack holes in the moral position that God is the grounding of our objective morality. They wondered whether someone is loved by the gods because he is pious or whether it is because …

How the Parable of the Talents is Applicable in Today’s Pandemic and Protests

In the Parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30), Jesus shared a story of a man who gave his servants five talents, two talents, and one talent, each according to his abilities. The servant with five talents traded with them, making five more talents. The servant with two talents did the same. But the one who …