Posts Tagged: faith

How Can I Believe Christianity ?

Some time ago, I had the chance to sit down with someone who wanted to see if I could help him recover his long-lost faith in Christianity. As we talked, I found myself confused about what he was actually struggling to believe in. Questions such as the existence of God, the reliability of the Bible,... Read more »

Didn’t Jesus Chastise Thomas for Wanting Evidence?

At Josh McDowell Ministry, we seek to help people understand why belief in Christianity is true, because it's based on a real person, Jesus, and events surrounding Him 2000 years ago. But some people hold that idea that reason and evidence shouldn't be required for Christian faith, based on their understanding of Jesus’ interaction with... Read more »

Inspiration: Trust God in Your Waiting

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For 50+ years, Josh McDowell Ministry has been leading seekers into a deeper knowledge of God’s truth and power. We offer you our accumulated knowledge and research to help you find truth and encouragement to live a healthy and whole life in Christ. Set Your Mind on God’s Faithfulness Are you in a season of… Read more »

Why Believe in God if I Can’t Feel, Hear, or See Him?

Why should I believe in God

It’s easy to believe in things that we can perceive through our senses. But the sensory things of this world aren’t the only things we believe in, right? We believe in many things that can’t be felt, seen, or heard. Consider the following. We believe in: Scientific theories, such as the Theory of Relativity. Certain… Read more »

Elizabeth on “The Father Christmas Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth   “In Don’t Check Your Brains at the Door, this chapter talks about a 7 year old boy asking for God to prove himself. The boy kneels next to his bed asking for 1 million dollars from God. He… Read more »

Samantha on “The Killjoy Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth   “‘Wee woo wee woo…’ “The terrifying sound blasted from the intimidating cop car, or what some think is the sound of God turning on His punishment sirens. “The ‘cosmic cop,’ the ‘punishment police,’ the ‘killjoy king’–whatever He is called, it isn’t true…. Read more »

Maddison on “The Killjoy Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth     “Is God a cosmic cop? Is He a police officer who never lets us have any fun? “God is a cosmic killjoy. The devil is just a guy who wanders the earth trying to make us have fun… All of… Read more »

Victoria on “The Killjoy Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth   “‘The Killjoy Myth’ claims that God steals the joy out of a Christian life. “This is false. God IS our joy. “Satan is the one who steals our joy. 1 Peter 5:8 states that he is a roaring lion trying to… Read more »

CJ on “The Father Christmas Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth   “‘The Vending Machine God’ myth is a myth that states God will give you anything you ask for. He is a Father Christmas sort of figure, and he will give you anything you ask for. But that’s a… Read more »