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The Definition Of Atheism

What is the definition of atheism? How do atheists define atheism? How do dictionaries, standard and online, define atheism? There is some disagreement about the definition of atheism and it is interesting to note that most of that disagreement comes from theists – atheists themselves tend to agree on what atheism means. Christians in particular dispute the definition used by…

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The U In Jesus

Before U were thought of or time had begun, God stuck U in the name of His Son. And each time U pray, you’ll see it’s true, You can’t spell out JesUs and not include U. You’re a pretty big part of His wonderful name, For U, He was born; that’s why He came. And His great love for U…

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For Bible Skeptics

rich1@godandscience.org  Then God said, “Let the land produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds.” And it was so. The land produced vegetation: plants bearing seed according to their kinds and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds. And God saw that it…

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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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