Who Made God

Author: Ravi Zacharias
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310315308
Release Date: 2009-05-26
Genre: Religion

In the quest for the truth, you need to know what you believe and why you believe it. Who Made God? offers accessible answers to over 100 commonly asked apologetic questions. Bringing together the best in evangelical apologists, this guide is standard equipment for Christians who want to understand and talk about their faith intelligently. Part one answers tough questions about the Christian faith such as:• Who made God? • How can there be three persons in one God? • What is God’s ultimate purpose in allowing evil? • Where did the universe come from? • How long are the days of creation in Genesis? • Did Jesus rise from the dead? • Are the records of Jesus’ life reliable? • Does the Bible have errors in it?Part two answers tough questions about other faiths, including Islam, Mormonism, Hinduism, Transcendental Meditation, Yoga, Reincarnation, Buddhism, and Black Islam. Relevant stories, questions for reflection and discussion, and a comprehensive list of suggested resources help you dig deeper so you can be prepared to give careful answers that explain the reasons for your faith.

Who Made God

Author: Ravi K. Zacharias
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310247104
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Religion

This reference tool on faith presents a summary of accessible answers to over100 commonly raised apologetic questions.

A Reasonable Response

Author: William Lane Craig
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802483843
Release Date: 2013-09-01
Genre: Religion

Followers of Jesus need not fear hard questions or objections against Christian belief. In A Reasonable Response, renowned Christian philosopher and apologist William Lane Craig offers dozens of examples of how some of the most common challenges to Christian thought can be addressed, including: Why does God allow evil? How can I be sure God exists? Why should I believe that the Bible is trustworthy? How does modern science relate to the Christian worldview? What evidence do we have that Jesus rose from the dead? Utilizing real questions submitted to his popular website ReasonableFaith.org, Dr. Craig models well-reasoned, skillful, and biblically informed interaction with his inquirers. A Reasonable Response goes beyond merely talking about apologetics; it shows it in action. With cowriter Joseph E. Gorra, this book also offers advice about envisioning and practicing the ministry of answering people’s questions through the local church, workplace, and in online environments. Whether you're struggling to respond to tough objections or looking for answers to your own intellectual questions, A Reasonable Response will equip you with sound reasoning and biblical truth.

Why Jesus

Author: Ravi Zacharias
Publisher: FaithWords
ISBN: 9780892963096
Release Date: 2012-01-25
Genre: Religion

The author believes that over the past forty years movements like New Age spirituality and society's obsession with human potential have combined like a "perfect storm" to redefine for popular culture what has been for centuries the classic biblical definition of the person, work, and teaching of Jesus Christ. In WHY JESUS?, Ravi Zacharias looks at the impact of this "storm" by discussing the 60s-70s "Age of Aquarius," actor Shirley MacLaine's book and TV series Out On a Limb, author James Redfield (The Celestine Prophecy), Rhonda Byrne (The Secret), Dan Brown (The Da Vinci Code), and other books by Eckart Tolle, Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, the Dali Lama, and Marianne Williamson. Special attention will be given to the influence of Oprah Winfrey's media platform in reshaping society by introducing and promoting certain books and authors. Major new age and human potential tenets will be discussed like: the belief that we are all gods and have to discover our divinity; Jesus was only a good teacher; Christianity is but one among many ways to eternal life; reincarnation is real; Jesus was married; truth is relative; there is no sin; and perfection is possible. The truth of and the arguments for the bodily resurrection of Jesus will be presented as the most important argument for the exclusive claims about Jesus and Christianity.

Without a Doubt

Author: Kenneth R. Samples
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9780801064692
Release Date: 2004-07-01
Genre: Religion

The author tackles twenty classic questions that challenge the Christian faith, offering solid, succinct answers for believers and skeptics alike.

The Real Face of Atheism

Author: Ravi Zacharias
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9780801065118
Release Date: 2004-09-01
Genre: Religion

This analysis of atheism, drawn from a wide range of philosophy and history, exposes its flaws while defending the purpose and meaning that Christ brings to one's life.

Evidence for God

Author: William A. Dembski
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9781441211798
Release Date: 2010-07-01
Genre: Religion

There have always been challenges to belief in God as he is revealed in the Bible and each new year seems to add more questions to the doubter's arsenal. In Evidence for God, leading apologists provide compelling arguments that address the most pressing questions of the day about God, science, Jesus, the Bible, and more, including Is Intelligent Design really a credible explanation of the origins of our world? Did Jesus really exist? Is Jesus really the only way to God? What about those who have never heard the gospel? Is the Bible today what was originally written? What about recently publicized gospels that aren't in the Bible? and much more

Unshakable Foundations

Author: Norman L. Geisler
Publisher: Bethany House
ISBN: 9780764224089
Release Date: 2000-08-01
Genre: Religion

A comprehensive and readable survey of the central issues of Christianity that will help Christians to stand firm in a changing world.

How Do We Know the Bible Is True

Author: Ken Ham
Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780890516614
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Religion

We are an increasingly skeptical society - whether it comes to politics, science, or even faith. As various channels of media vie for our time and attention, people see conflict everywhere, even about fundamental aspects of the Bible. In this popular new series, a stellar group of biblical scholars, seminary professors and apologetics ministry leaders team up to offer compelling facts and research to reassure Christians about the validity and inerrancy of the Bible.

If God Made the Universe Who Made God

Author: Holman Bible Staff
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780805495805
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Genre: Religion

From Lee Strobel and Charles Colson to Hank Hanegraaff and Ravi Zacharias, today's most respected Christian apologists offer 130 essays in defense of biblical faith, covering topics such as Jesus Christ, God's Existence, Ethics, and Heaven and Hell.

Meet The Skeptic

Author: Bill Foster
Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781614581437
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Genre: Religion

Christian faith almost always meets skepticism. Are you equipped to effectively handle the skeptic’s questions and debates? Meet the Skeptic is a new approach to equipping believers to engage the non-believing culture. Author Bill Foster takes the multitude of objections and reduces them to four basic categories. Understanding these categories will enable you to effectively share your hope in the gospel of Jesus Christ and clarify the skeptic’s root objection. Foster offers pop culture references and biblical support so that you can: Recognize the Red-Flag Words that prop up objections Ask probing questions and acquire an ear for opportunities Develop an understanding of the skeptics ideas and better fulfill the Great Commission. This easy to read approach to apologetics and evangelism is a field guide to faith conversations. It is written for teens, college students, and adults and can be used as a group study with the leader’s guide and workbook.

Making Sense of Bible Difficulties

Author: Norman L. Geisler
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9781441207890
Release Date: 2009-10-01
Genre: Religion

This accessible volume offers readers clear and concise answers to alleged major Bible difficulties from Genesis to Revelation, staunchly defending the authority and inspiration of Scripture. Written in a problem/solution format, the book covers dozens of questions--old and new--that critics and doubters raise about the Bible. Multipurpose in scope and user-friendly in format, in many ways Making Sense of Bible Difficulties offers the resources of five books in one: • a critical commentary on the whole Bible • an apologetics text • a Bible difficulties reference • a theology manual treating important doctrines • a handbook on verses misused by cults

Answers to Tough Questions

Author: Josh McDowell
Publisher: Authentic
ISBN: 1850786593
Release Date: 1980
Genre: Bible

For more than 20 years, Josh McDowell has been hailed as one of America's most powerful and persuasive defenders of the Christian faith. In this book, he and co-author Don Stewart offer a wealth of Bible research and point-by-point logic to answer the 65 toughest questions asked by skeptics.

Why Suffering

Author: Ravi Zacharias
Publisher: FaithWords
ISBN: 145554969X
Release Date: 2015-10-06
Genre: Religion

Why would a loving and powerful God allow so much pain and suffering? In WHY SUFFERING? Ravi Zacharias and Vince Vitale carefully walk you through a variety of responses that considered together provide a clear, comprehensive, and convincing answer. Responses like: Where there is the possibility of love, there has to be the reality of freedom, and therefore the possibility of pain. Wishing God had made a different world is to wish yourself out of existence. In comparison with other world religions, the Christian response is highly distinctive. Here is a book written with great respect for the complexity of the issue, recognizing that some who read it will be in the trenches of deep suffering themselves and others questioning the very existence of a loving God. WHY SUFFERING? provides an answer to the problem of pain and suffering with emotional sensitivity and intellectual integrity.