Additions to My Reading List 2019

I have added three new books to my regular reading list for winter 2019 in addition to my Bible reading and study materials.Escaping the Beginning? Confronting Challenges to the Universe’s Origin by Dr. Jeff ZweerinkThe Potter’s Promise: A Biblical Defense of Traditional Soteriology by Dr. Leighton FlowersThe Grand Design: Strategy and the U. S. Civil … Continue reading Additions to My Reading List 2019

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 13)

However, the Bible reveals that God provides food for the predator, · “…young lions roar for their prey, seeking their food from God.” Psalm 104:21 (NIV)· “Who provides for the raven its prey when its young ones cry to God for help and wander about for lack of food?” Job 38:41 (ESV)If the Bible acknowledges … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 13)

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 12)

We must ask ourselves what is sin?In the Bible, sin takes the meaning of “violating of the law of God,” “breaking covenant with God,” and “willful and prideful rebellion against God.” Can an animal violate God’s law? Can an animal break the covenant made with God? Does an animal engage in prideful rebellion against God? … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 12)

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 11)

What does all this mean? How do we evaluate and integrate this evidence into a coherent whole? I have to say that this task requires objectivity. Objectivity requires us to follow the evidence where it leads.The controversy between Young-Earth and Old-Earth Creationists seems to focus on the issue of death before Adam’s Fall. I think … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 11)

Questions from the Grab Bag 2019 #1

J. in Shreveport, asks:“I saw a website recently which said that we should reject the writings of Paul as being contradictory to the teachings of Jesus in the Gospels. What do you think?Mark Riser – Apologist, replies: That’s a very interesting question, J.The website in question “argues the inspired New Testament consists of Jesus’ words … Continue reading Questions from the Grab Bag 2019 #1

IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT 2019 #8

What kind of responsibility does a believer have when he or she leaves the church on Sunday morning? The apostle Paul calls believers “new creations” in Christ. If we are new creations, then we have been given the title of Ambassador for Christ. On Wednesday, November 6, I will be speaking on “Ambassadors” at the … Continue reading IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT 2019 #8