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The Bible Vs. The Qur’an

Both Christianity and Islam express the theistic world view.  Theism affirms the existence of one transcendent and personal God who created and is involved with the world from which he is distinct. The Qur’an, or Koran, as it is sometimes referred to, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad over a period of 23 years.  He was forty years old when one…

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Deja Vu

Of the five human senses, it appears that the deja vu phenomenon only occurs to the sense of sight. Whether the other senses can be affected is unclear. Since deja vu is such an undocumentable experience, even this is not a certain statement. Going under the assumptions that it is exclusively a visual phenomenon, that it only seems to occur…

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Do we have an appointed time of death?

The Bible tells us that “All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be” (Psalm 139:16). So, yes, God knows exactly when, where, and how we will die. God knows absolutely everything about us (Psalm 139:1-6). So does this mean our fate is sealed? Does this mean we have absolutely no…

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Does the Bible contain errors, contradictions, or discrepancies?

We often receive questions along the lines of “Explain how these verses do not contradict!” or “Look, here is an error in the Bible!” Admittedly, some of the things people bring up are difficult to answer. However, there are viable and intellectually plausible answers to every supposed Bible contradiction and error. There are books and websites available that list “all…

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The Big Bang Theory – The Premise

The Big Bang theory is an effort to explain what happened at the very beginning of our universe. Discoveries in astronomy and physics have shown beyond a reasonable doubt that our universe did in fact have a beginning. Prior to that moment there was nothing; during and after that moment there was something: our universe. The big bang theory is…

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The Catholic Mass

The mass is a dramatic re-enactment in an un-bloody manner of the sacrifice of Christ on Calvary. First, it is affirmed that the priest by virtue of his office has the power to change the bread and wine into the actual body and blood of Christ when he pronounces the words of consecration. The priest is then supposed to immolate,…

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“Is hell real? Is hell eternal?”

Is hell real? Is hell eternal? Studies show that over 90% of people in the world believe in a “heaven” while less than 50% believe in an eternal hell. According to the Bible, hell is most definitely real! The punishment of the wicked in hell is as never-ending as the bliss of the righteous in Heaven. The punishment of the…

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All About Reincarnation Today

Reincarnation is the basic system for the 779 million Hindus, for the 324 million Buddhists, the 6 million Jains… for a variety of dects and cults reincarnation is an essential aspect of their teachings: Hare Krishna, Theosophy, New Age, Unity School of Christianity, Rosicrucianism, Urantia, Gnosis, Spiritualism… Almost all the Eastern cults and practices of Yoga and Transcendental Meditations base…

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The Science Behind The Death Of Jesus

THE DEATH OF JESUS At the age of 33, Jesus was condemned to the death penalty. At the time crucifixion was the “worst” death. Only the worst criminals condemned to be crucified. Yet it was even more dreadful for Jesus, unlike other criminals condemned to death by crucifixion Jesus was to be nailed to the cross by His hands and feet.  Each nail was 6 to 8 inches long. The nails were driven…

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“Are there different levels of Heaven?”

 The closest thing Scripture says to there being different levels of heaven is found in 2 Corinthians 12:2, “I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven. Whether it was in the body or out of the body I do not know-God knows.” Some interpret this as indicating that there are three…

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