Examining The 5 Best Objections To God by Andrew Corbett | 2012-04-10 | Apologetics, articles | 0 Comments Can the claims of the Bible be logically sustained and even proved? We examine the five best (and most popular and widely used) objections to the existence of God. Read Faith Statement by Andrew Corbett | 2017-11-01 | Theology | 0 Comments Statement Of Faith The Bible is inspired by God and is without error. We base our beliefs upon no other book (2Tim. 3:16; 2Pet.... Read Mankind’s 3 Greatest Unanswered Questions by Andrew Corbett | 2017-09-27 | Apologetics | 0 Comments People of all ages have lingering questions that have occupied and troubled the greatest minds of each generation. Most of the challenging philosophical conundrums are usually the exclusive domain of philosophers – but not these three questions. Both the philosophically adept and the philosophically untrained have a right to feel a vested interest in how these questions might be answered. Indeed, how we answer them has an immediate and potentially fatal bearing on how we view ourselves and those around us. And it is here we begin to question. Read About The Omnipresence Of The Risen Christ by Andrew Corbett | 2016-10-15 | Apologetics, Pastoral | 0 Comments It would be easy to think that the Bible presents an unimaginably glorious picture of God. After all, He is described as being light. His appearance seems radiate the kind of light that not only blinds the viewer but also attracts them as well. The light that God emanates is not the photonic light of this temporal dimension, but the kind of light which only eternity can sustain. It is the kind of light that warms and comforts those who are drawn to it and the kind of light that warns and exposes those who try to run from it. God’s eyes are described as being like fire – they pierce the soul of the onlooker. When He speaks His voice is variously described as being like mighty thunder or the sound of many crashing waters over a gigantic waterfall. When He speaks, whatever He decrees happens. Everyone who is permitted to be in His immediate presence is not only overcome with a sense of their deepest purpose being awoken – to fully worship the Most Glorious Being in the Universe – but also to discover that in so doing, their deepest longings are infinitely satisfied. Thus, every picture of God on His Throne which the Bible reveals to us is a scene of unimaginable worship. But even though it would be easy to think that the Bible presents an unimaginably glorious picture of God, it declares that what we see is actually just a dim view! Read How Cults Differ From Christianity by Andrew Corbett | 2017-12-23 | Apologetics | 0 Comments From the outset of the founding of the Church there have been direct and indirect assaults against it. Opposing religious ideas have been relatively easy to identify and distinguish from Christianity. What has not been as easy to identify are pseudo-Christian ideas which have been more of an indirect assault against Christianity. This is because they claim to be Christian and even use Biblical and Christian language to state their position. Shortly after Christ delivered and defined the Gospel, there arose those whom the Apostle Paul described as “proclaim(s) another Jesus” and “a different gospel” (2Cor. 11:4). He specifically warned the Galatians about this… Read Disappointment With Jesus by Andrew Corbett | 2017-11-27 | Devotions | 0 Comments Almost immediately after Jesus was resurrected, He joined two of his followers walking along the road to Emmaus. They were shattered. Their hopes were dashed. They had a picture of Jesus that Jesus didn’t live up to. And it seems ever since this time people- both Christ-followers and skeptics alike, have found reason to be disappointed with Jesus. They had “hoped”, we read in Luke 24:21, that Jesus would be the Redeemer of Israel, the One to deliver them from the oppression of the godless, ruthless, pagan Romans. But He didn’t. And therefore all that Moses, the Prophets and the Writings had said about Him was false. Or so they thought. Hope is a powerful drive. It keeps a person going despite their circumstances. It promises that bad times won’t last and good times are just around the corner. We all need hope. But when it seems that hope is continually without basis it has the affect of making the heart sick (Prov. 13:12). Read Can Euthanasia Ever Be Dignified? by Andrew Corbett | 2017-09-26 | Public_Policy | 0 Comments Those who advocate for legalised euthanasia (from a combination of Greek words, “eu”= ‘good’ + “athanatos”= ‘death’) argue that people experiencing “intolerable pain” should be helped to “die with dignity”. In an interview I conducted recently with a leading senior medical practitioner, I asked him about the concept of “intolerable pain”. Read Pentecostal Apologetics – Defending The Gospel With Power by Andrew Corbett | 2017-10-03 | Apologetics | 1 Comment Why do some people believe? Every Christian has a story of conversion. For some Christians their story is a journey from atheism to belief in the God of the Bible because of the evidence. For others, like Abdu Murray, their conversion story from Islam to Christianity was based on the credibility of the Bible. Then for those like Sy Rogers, former homosexual and formerly a Gay Rights activist, his conversion to Christianity was based on the love and acceptance he experienced in a Christian community. Many people become Christians for reasons like these, but, by far, the most common reason, at least statisticaly, is some kind of Pentecostal encounter. Read Is The World Really Getting Darker? by Andrew Corbett | 2007-07-10 | articles | 0 Comments This is the question I was recently asked to address to a gathering of year 9 school students. Before I could address this question though, I needed to share some insights into how we generally answer such objections to Christianity. Before we answer a question like this we have to identify the propositions within the question. This particular question has two propositions- since it assumes something about God, and something about the world in which we live. For a question to be reasonable its propositions must be true. For example, a question like, “Why do all criminals chew gum?” assumes that all criminals chew gum. Another example might be “If God created everything, who created God?” This question assumes that everything (including God) has been created- when logic demands that something must be eternal (it has always existed) since it is illogical that something could spring from nothing. Read Divine Healing by Andrew Corbett | 2011-02-25 | articles, Theology | 0 Comments God heals. The Scriptures contain and reveal some of the significant occasions when God healed people who were sick, diseased, or injured. It is easy to see why many people regard sickness as the result of sin and therefore divine judgment. From this perspective it is apparent why people would regard sickness as the opponent of God’s will and conclude that God never wills for anyone to be sick. This kind of view of God and the Scriptures can lead people to feel condemned when they are sick, or even worse, to regard others who are sick as being especially punished by God. Some people regard prayer and in particular healing in answer to prayer, as a powerful apologetic aid. When Christ of Nazareth ministered, He regularly healed the sick and demonstrated God’s compassion for the hurting by healing them. Read FTMtweets @FTMtweets - January 21, 2018, 2:15 pm “Christianity is nothing less than a framework for understanding all of reality.” -Charles Colson, ‘How Then Shall… https://t.co/c1yUJnGmT0 h J R @FTMtweets - January 16, 2018, 3:57 am RT @DrFWBoreham: Give your Pastor the inspirational gift of the 5 Part Documentary Series on the life and Ministry of Dr. F.W. 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