Lee Strobel Quotes.
Few things accelerate the peace process as much as humbly admitting our own wrongdoing and asking forgiveness.
Believing the right things about Jesus isn’t enough. You’re not adopted as God’s child until you confess and turn away from your wrongdoing and receive the freely offered gift of forgiveness and eternal life that Jesus purchased with his death on the cross. Until you do that, you’ll always be on the outside looking in.
Science itself is steadily nailing the lid on atheism’s coffin.
A lot of people don’t give much thought to what they believe, and it’s easy for them to hold what often are two conflicting ideas in their head at the same time.
Intelligent design is consistent with any faith system I can think of, because most faith systems believe that there is a creator.
I am primarily a writer of books, and I enjoy that. But I come to realize that a lot of people prefer a visual medium.
Christians can have doubts and they can have questions, and the unhealthy way to deal with that is to keep them inside where they fester and grow and can undermine our faith. The healthy way to deal with it is to talk about it and be honest about it.
I think people who believe that life emerged naturalistically need to have a great deal more faith than people who reasonably infer that there’s an Intelligent Designer.
I certainly believe that God did create the world, yeah, absolutely I believe that.
The Internet has helped atheists and agnostics coalesce as never before.
Whereas much of what we know from ancient history is derived from one or two sources, we have no fewer than nine ancient sources, inside and outside the New Testament, corroborating the disciples’ conviction that they encountered the resurrected Jesus. That’s an avalanche of data.
I went to a psychologist friend and said if 500 people claimed to see Jesus after he died, it was just a hallucination. He said hallucinations are an individual event. If 500 people have the same hallucination, that’s a bigger miracle than the resurrection.
Doubts can produce positive side-effects – if you work toward resolving them.
The Resurrection is the supreme vindication of Jesus’ divine identity and his inspired teaching. It’s the proof of his triumph over sin and death. It’s the foreshadowing of the resurrection of his followers. It’s the basis of Christian hope. It’s the miracle of all miracles.
All Christians should be able to articulate reasons why they believe what they believe – not just for the sake of our spiritually confused friends, but also so that we ourselves will have a deeper and more confident faith.
Nobody is beyond the reach of the Gospel.
If God so precisely and carefully and lovingly and amazingly constructed a mind-boggling habitat for his creatures, then it would be natural for Him to want them to explore it, to measure it, to investigate it, to appreciate it, to be inspired by it – and ultimately, and most importantly, to find Him through it.
Faith is taking a step in the same direction that the evidence is pointing.
Virtually every scientist now concedes that universe and time itself had beginning. So, whatever begins to exist has a cause. The universe began to exist. Therefore, the universe must have had a cause.