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  1. I Am a TULIP Calvinist AND a Molinist and the Two Do Not Contradict Each Other
    19 Mar, 2016
    I Am a TULIP Calvinist AND a Molinist and the Two Do Not Contradict Each Other
    Initially read this 13 premise and 4 conclusion syllogism! If God is perfectly purposeful, then he must actually utilize all his actual attributes. if God is just, then he must legitimately judge.  If God possess LFW then he must necessarily actually have the option of judging both ways, that is both condemnation and justification.  If God has the option of judging both ways, that is both condemnation and justification, then some must necessarily be condemned and others necessarily
  2. The Bootstrap Defeater Argument (an original)
    09 Feb, 2016
    The Bootstrap Defeater Argument (an original)
    Over the next several posts on here I will be briefly defending each of the premises of this argument. For now suffice it to say that, well, here is the argument.    If anything began to exist, something must have always existed. That which has always existed necessarily precedes that which began to exist. Anything that always existed could not be part of or the same as that which began to exist. The universe began to exist. The universe is necessarily material in essence. Therefore, something
  3. Is Christ Really the Central Focus of Your Apologetic? (originally posted on 5/22/2015)
    05 Feb, 2016
    Is Christ Really the Central Focus of Your Apologetic? (originally posted on 5/22/2015)
    ​(originally posted on 5/22/2015) Several years ago I had the phrase "1 Cor. 2:2" tatooed on my right upper arm. Why, because I realized that as I was growing in my knowledge of the Scriptures in Bible college I was becoming pretty arrogant, wanting to simply beat people down with my knowledge as if it were some kind of game that just had to be won at any cost. So what exactly does 1 Corinthians 2:2 say that helps keep me grounded? "For I have desired to know nothing among you except Jesus
  4. Arguing: The Primary Goal of the Apologist? (originally posted on 6/4/2015)
    05 Feb, 2016
    Arguing: The Primary Goal of the Apologist? (originally posted on 6/4/2015)
    ​(originally posted on 6/4/2015) Many apologists today say things like, "I love to argue," or "I love to debate!" Now before I go on I must admit that I too love a good intense conversation. However, the thing I like about these types of conversations is the fact that, at least in theory, the people in the discussion grow closer to the knowledge of the truth by the end of the discussion. I fear that this is not the case though for many apologists. For some, they seem to simply thrive off of the
  5. There is NO WAY I Would Be a Christian If....
    30 Jan, 2016
    There is NO WAY I Would Be a Christian If....
    As someone who has been through so much crap.....like two unwanted divorces, 75 jobs, 40 moves, being severely abused physically as a child, being picked on and ridiculed most of my life, six mental hospitalizations, suicidal ideations from age 7 on, and so on and so forth, THERE IS ONLY ONE WAY I WOULD STILL BE A CHRISTIAN. What is that way.....what is that reason?!??!?!? Simply put, there is no way I would be a Christian at this point in my life if I was not convinced of its logical validity,
  6. How Not To Argue With an Atheist
    30 Jan, 2016
    How Not To Argue With an Atheist
    "I believe that Christianity is true because I am convicted of its truth, and because I experience the love that it entails!" This was part of the conversation that I had with a charismatic Christian in Colorado Springs a few weeks ago. He had adopted the "Theology of Love" mentality regarding his faith, which basically says that love is all that matters; not logic, not truth, just love, since "God is love." While we were talking our Buddhist and Atheistic roommate came onto the scene and
  7. To be Intellectual or Emotional? That is the question!
    30 Jan, 2016
    To be Intellectual or Emotional? That is the question!
    This will be a short blog post, as I want the point to be clear and succinct. Many, if not most people appeal to emotion on some level when coming to hold their truth convictions. Even if they don't do it on purpose, they do it nonetheless. The reason for this is irrelevant here. What is relevant is the fact that to even assume that emotion exists in the first place one must necessarily bow at the feet of logic and reason. After all, logic is necessary to think in the first place, and we cannot

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