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Suffering Adversity and Character Development

Whatever difficulties you face, it's safe to say there is something else going on than what meets the eye. In what way is God working all things for good? According to Romans 8:28, God is conforming us to the image of his Son. Jesus Himself was brought to maturity through suffering. Hebrews 2:10 says, "For it was fitting for God, for Whom and through Whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to perfect the Author of their salvation through sufferings."

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | November 12, 2013

What Determines the Future?

If God is omniscient, He knows the future--so the future is fixed. Therefore we have no free will. True or False? Read further to find out.

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 22, 2013

The Upper Story Leap

What's at heart here is not so much science and facts, but a philosophy of doing science which says that you can only talk about things which are scientific and you must remove any reference to a supernatural force whatsoever.

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 7, 2013

The Upper Story Leap

What's at heart here is not so much science and facts, but a philosophy of doing science which says that you can only talk about things which are scientific and you must remove any reference to a supernatural force whatsoever.

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 7, 2013

God Is a Person, We Are Persons

An ant could never understand anything about us, so why would we think we could understand something about God?

Article | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | March 6, 2013

How to Know Immaterial Things Exist

Can you prove religious, ethical, or moral kinds of things? Learn how to avoid a materialistic view of the universe. If you’re Christian and you say, Yes, I believe there’s a Heaven and God, and there are souls and spirits, and right and wrong, but I don’t know it. I just have faith and hope that I’m right. Or if you hear others say something like, You can’t prove religious, ethical, moral kinds of things, these statements buy into a materialist view of the universe.

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 6, 2013

Does the Trinity Make Sense

Some people say the Trinity—the idea that there is one God Who subsists in three fully distinct but fully divine persons—doesn't make sense.  This depends entirely on what one means by the concept of making “sense.” 

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | February 28, 2013

God Can't Do Everything

Are non-Christians claiming that a half-full glass has more in it than a full glass? It would appear so. Let me just go over that argument very quickly. I hope you don't get lost in the details. It's important.

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | February 28, 2013

Placebo Faith

How do you know if your faith is a sugar pill or an effective medication? See how Greg confronts the argument of faith being merely a placebo.

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | February 28, 2013

If God Were Real...

If the God of the Bible didn't do what you think a real God would have done, that doesn't prove He doesn't exist; you might just be missing something. It's the temptation of some who reject the reality of God's existence to use the following kind of reasoning as part of their evidence:  "If the Christian God were real, He would [X].  However, He does not [X], therefore He is not real."

Article | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | February 28, 2013