Author: Christian Research Institute

The Swoon Theory: Did Jesus Die on the Cross?

THE SWOON THEORY- Introduction Well, you’d expect skeptics of Christianity to deny the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. What really blows my mind is that some of them also have the temerity to deny that Jesus actually died...

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What Is Pascal’s Wager?

WHAT IS PASCAL’S WAGER- Introduction When discussing God’s existence, the name Pascal immediately comes to mind. But can you remember what was meant by…”Pascal’s wager?” WHAT IS PASCAL’S WAGER- Blaise Pascal...

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God vs Atheism: Is Atheism Logical?

GOD VS. ATHEISM- Introduction Atheism is the world view that denies the existence of God. More specifically, traditional atheism argues that there never was and never will be a God. But is this position logical? GOD VS. ATHEISM-...

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If Christianity Is True, Why Is there Evil?

If Christianity is true, why has so much evil been done in the name of Christ?The question of evil being done in the name of Christ is a question of consistency (I’ll explain what that means in a moment). This question can...

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Is Theistic Evolution possible?

THEISTIC EVOLUTION- Introduction Creation versus Evolution. As the debate rages, there remain those who contend that they can subscribe to modern evolutionary theory and, at the same time, believe in God’s Good News as revealed...

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Is There Evidence for the Resurrection of Christ

THE RESURRECTION of CHRIST- Introduction It’s often said that the validity of Christianity rests upon the resurrection of Jesus Christ. But how do we know Jesus rose from the dead? THE RESURRECTION of CHRIST- A Historical Event...

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Does God Do Miracles?

DOES GOD DO MIRACLES- Introduction From cover to cover the Bible is full of miraculous accounts. But can miracles really happen? DOES GOD DO MIRACLES- WHAT IS A MIRACLE? A miracle is a unique and unprecedented event. But if this...

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The Problem of Evil

THE PROBLEM OF EVIL- Introduction One of the most difficult questions that Christians have posed to them concerns the problem of evil and human suffering. People frequently ask, if God is all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-good,...

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Is Faith Reasonable?

Christians are often accused of having “blind faith.” Is faith reasonable, and how are faith and reason related? The CRI Perspective in a moment. What is Reasonable Faith? Biblical faith is not a blind faith but is, in fact,...

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What Age Will We Be in Heaven?

Recently I’ve been reading through the prophets, specifically Isaiah. In Isaiah 35:5-6 it says, “Then will the eyes of the blind be opened and the ears of the deaf unstopped. Then will the lame leap like a deer, and the mute...

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What Is Christian Apologetics?

WHAT IS CHRISTIAN APOLOGETICS? “Apologetics” is a term thrown around quite a bit today. Just what is Christian Apologetics, anyhow? Christian Apologetics has had a long history going all the way back to the New Testament itself....

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