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The Presumptuousness of Atheism

Atheist Antony Flew has said that the “onus of proof must lie upon the theist.”1 Unless compelling reasons for God’s existence can be given, there is the “presumption of atheism.” Another atheist, Michael Scriven, considers the lack of evidence for God’s existence and the lack of evidence for Santa Claus on the same level.2 However, […]

The Bondage Maker: Examining The Message and Method of Neil T. Anderson. Part Three: Spiritual Warfare and the Seven “Steps to Freedom.”‘

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 21, number 3 (1998). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Summary: The Problems at a Glance Further problems with Neil T. Anderson’s spiritual warfare teachings include his emphasis on his seven “steps to freedom” to the extent […]

The Bondage Maker: Examining The Message and Method of Neil T. Anderson. Part Two: Spiritual Warfare and the ‘Truth Encounter’

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 21, number 2 (1998). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SUMMARY: The Problems at a Glance Included among the problems with Neil T. Anderson’s spiritual warfare teachings are his overstatement of the devil’s authority, including his assertion […]

The Bondage Maker: Examining The Message and Method of Neil T. Anderson (Part One)

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 21, number 1 (1998). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SUMMARY: The Problems at a Glance Through his influential ministry, Freedom in Christ, Neil T. Anderson brings his so-called captive-freeing message on sanctification and spiritual warfare to […]

Is Jesus Myth? Answering More Prime Time Fallacies

This article first appeared in the Practical Apologetics column of the Christian Research Journal, volume 23, number 2 (2000). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org A common refrain sung by those determined to demolish the biblical Jesus in the court of public opinion is that His death, […]

The Human Soul: Are Humans Nothing More than Bodies?

This article first appeared in the Volume 13, Issue 3 – August 2000 issue of the Christian Research Report. For further information go to: http://www.equip.org. One of the reasons I love the game of golf is that it puts me in touch with people whose worldviews are radically different from mine. One such person is […]

To the Jew First: A Biblical Analysis of the “Two Covenant” Theory of Atonement

Summary Many Christian and Jewish groups accept a teaching today, first taught by Franz Rosenzweig earlier this century, that there are two separate but equal covenants or ways to God. The New Testament rejects this, asserting that the gospel of Jesus Christ is for all people. The apostle Paul summarized this in his letter to […]

Pro-Life vs Pro-Choice: Annihilating the Abortion Argument

The following is an excerpt from article DA375 by Hank Hanegraaff. The full article in PDF format can be found by clicking here.     In light of the fact that both science and Scripture corroborate the view that abortion is the painful killing of an innocent human being, it is incumbent upon Christians to […]

Anti-Abortion Arguments: What Are Some Anti-Abortion Arguments?

Anti-Abortion Arguments- THE GRADUALIST THESIS Those who defend the gradualist thesis, such as Daniel Callahan and Robert Wennberg,29 argue that the unborn entity increases in value as it develops physically. Unlike the theories critiqued above, in this view there is no one decisive moment at which the unborn entity moves from nonperson to person. For […]