Posts from March 2015

Skeptic – The Best Relationship Ever

Here’s what we discussed last night: Describe your ideal friendship, your ideal dating relationship, and your ideal marriage. Read these passages: Young people who obey the law are wise; those with wild friends bring shame to their parents. (Proverbs 28:7, NLT) There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. (John 15:13, NLT) Let love of the…

Skeptic – Who Am I?

Who am I? Psalm 139:13 reads, For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. If we don’t know who we are, then we’re vulnerable to other people telling us who we are. But the solid gospel truth is that we are who God says we are and no one else has a vote in the matter. Our…

Skeptic – Identity

    The question, “who am I?” is arguably one of the most asked. What identifies you as a person (where does your identity come from)? How important is the source of one’s identity? This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun! (2 Corinthians 5:17, NLT) What does…

Skeptic – Is Evil God’s Cruel Joke?

Many times in our lives, we see the evil that happens in the world around us and wonder how an existing “god” can allow that type of evil to happen, especially to good people. We hear people talk about how God is all-powerful, and all loving, but if this is true, then the allowance of evil seems like a cruel joke at…

Skeptic – Session 1: The Problem of Suffering

  What do you think are some qualities of a “good person”? Read Romans 5:12 and Psalm 51:5. What do these verses say about everyone that is born on earth? Paul tells us in Romans 3:23 that “all have sinned,” Does this change your view on what constitutes a “good person?” Why or why not? In your opinion, what role do motives…

Skeptic – Is Jesus a Copy of Ancient Pagan Gods?

A common objection to the Christian faith is that Jesus’ story is just a copy of the ancient pagan gods. If this claim is true, it does incredible damage to the Christian faith. It would mean that the Jesus we all worship and talk about is just another mythological figure, but what is the truth? Check out Christian philosopher and apologist William…