Scripture

The Brian Dainsberg Podcast Is the Bible Reliable?

Most historians are quick to acknowledge the historical credibility of the works of Herodotus or Thucydides or Julius Caesar's invasion of Gaul. How does the Bible's reliability stack up against these? The evidence is overwhelming: the Bible is the most well-attested ancient document we have. Resources: Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth for a…

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The Brian Dainsberg Podcast Is Church Attendance Optional?

Attending church is a spiritually charged activity. More so than we realize. But it's often treated as a hobby. “I'll get to it when I can” is the adopted approach. As always, we'll search God's Word to provide us with clarity on this basic, but often misunderstood topic.

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BIBLE JARGON: REPENTANCE

Christians throw around Bible jargon often, but do we stop to look closely how Scripture defines those words? So far we have considered: justification, sanctification, and redemption. We’ll do one more today: repentance. As always, we must start with Scripture to construct a definition of the term. The very first person to use the term…

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BIBLE JARGON: REDEMPTION

Christians throw around Bible jargon often, but I’ve often wondered a couple of things regarding that practice. First, do the Christians who use those words truly know what the words means? And second, do people who are new to Christianity or are curious about it know what those words mean? This blog series will attempt…

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BIBLE JARGON: SANCTIFICATION

Christians throw around Bible jargon often, but I’ve often wondered a couple of things regarding that practice. First, do the Christians who use those words truly know what the words means? And second, do people who are new to Christianity or are curious about it know what those words mean? This blog series will attempt…

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SCIENCE ISN’T THE ONLY OPTION FOR DETERMINING WHAT’S TRUE

The scientist: Scientist: I establish what is true based on science. Science is my highest authority. Question: How do you determine science is your highest authority?Scientist: Through science. The Christian: Christian: I establish what is true based on Scripture. Scripture is my highest authority.Question: How do you determine Scripture is your highest authority?Christian: Through Scripture. Imagine a…

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HOW WERE OLD TESTAMENT BELIEVERS SAVED?

One question I’ve heard a number of times is: “How were Old Testament believers saved?” Mark Dever answers this question succinctly. To expound this a bit further, In Romans 4, Paul argues Christians are saved by grace not works. He quotes Genesis 15:6, “Abraham believed God and it was counted to him as righteousness.” What…

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HOPE FOR THE PRODIGAL

Jacob is a prodigal. He’s on the run from God and his family. He’s burned bridges. He’s soured relationships because of his deception. He’s alone. God feels remote. And Jacob isn’t pursuing God. He’s not crying out to God. Some of you have been, are, or have someone in your life who is in a…

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5 PROVERBS CHRISTIANS NEED TO PAY ATTENTION TO

Life is liking walking through a minefield. You never know what the next step will have in store for you. However, the book of Proverbs is like having a map showing you where all the mines have been buried; “step here, step there, don’t step over here…” While often overlooked, I wonder if we Christians…

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