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Is the Fruit of the Spirit Necessary for Salvation?

Greg explains what role the fruit of the Spirit plays in the life of the Christian and whether it's an indicator of regeneration. Transcript: 00:07 It's a basic teaching of Christianity that when a person receives the free 00:13 gift of forgiveness— In other words, it's not something you earn. You can't buy it.

Video | | Greg Koukl | June 11, 2018

What If Someone Uses the Columbo Tactic on Me?

Greg shares what he'd do if someone used questions to maneuver him out of the driver's seat in conversation about differing convictions. 00:05 For years I have been advocating using a technique of asking questions in order 00:13 to maneuver more effectively, carefully, and persuasively in conversations with

Video | | Greg Koukl | May 14, 2018

How Can a “Closet Apologist” Bolster Their Courage?

Greg discusses a few steps we can take to “get in the game” and share our convictions with others.

Video | | Greg Koukl | April 30, 2018

I Could Be Wrong...

Is it a good idea for Christians to use the phrase "I could be wrong..." when discussing their convictions? Transcript: 00:06 You know in the Ambassador material that we provide at Stand to Reason, of course, my 00:11 goal for you is that you become a better ambassador for Christ, and that's three

Video | | Greg Koukl | April 2, 2018

How Do We Know the Gospels Are Inspired?

Greg offers reasons we can know the gospels are the inspired Word of God both from objective and personal standpoints.

Video | Theology | Greg Koukl | March 26, 2018

Don't the Sincere Beliefs of Non-Christians Matter to God?

Greg explains why it matters what you believe, not just how sincerely you believe it. Transcript: 00:00 I want to talk for just a moment about sincerity because this is something that 00:09 comes into discussions about Christianity, and I think it's given more 00:16 weight in the discussion than it deserves. In other words, people think,

Video | Theology | Greg Koukl | February 12, 2018

Does God Literally Desire All to Be Saved?

Greg unpacks the definition of "desire" in light of 1 Timothy 2:3-4.  Transcript: 00:06 Okay, so here's a challenging question: Does God literally desire all to be 00:17 saved? Now of course, the emphasis of that question, with the word "literally," is on 00:22 the "all," but the operative word there is not "all." The operative word is "desire,"

Video | Theology | Greg Koukl | January 29, 2018

Does Christianity Brainwash the Vulnerable?

Greg refutes the challenge that those who turn to Christ during a difficult time in life have somehow been taken advantage of.

Video | Theology | Greg Koukl | January 15, 2018

Can Struggling and Doubt Ever Be Beneficial?

Greg shares how struggling and doubt can lead to growth in the life of a Christian.   Transcript:

Video | Theology | Greg Koukl | January 8, 2018

Does Faith Require God to Be Hidden?

There's a notion going around that in order for us to have real faith, God must remain hidden. Greg uses biblical support to respond to this claim.   Transcript:

Video | Theology | Greg Koukl | January 1, 2018