The Confirmation of Jesus Christ

by Jefferson David Tant The following is a presentation of the absolute evidence that confirms the true identity of Jesus Christ. There are those who admit that he was a great teacher, but that he was only one among others, such as Buddha, Mohammad, Vishnu, etc. But the evidence is overwhelming that he is who…

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Prove What Is Acceptable

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Prove-What-Is-Acceptable.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Thessalonians 5:16-24   I.         I doubt it has escaped your notice, but there are people around us who don’t always do what is right             A.        How do you know who to trust?             B.        People claim to be Christians, but we know people can and do lie             C.        For that matter, how do…

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Proof-Texting

by Doy Moyer In light of the way Paul sometimes quoted Scripture, even using isolated verses together in order to establish a point (e.g., Romans 3:10-18), can someone actually show from Scripture that what is typically called “proof-texting” is always bad? Don’t get me wrong. I believe in context. I don’t believe in randomly pulling…

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God’s Proof of His Existence

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Exodus 3:1-6   I.         Perhaps you have heard statements to the effect that the Bible doesn’t try to prove that God exists. It simply assumes the existence of God.             A.        At the beginning of the Bible we read “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1)                         1.         Since the…

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Prove All Things

by Gary Dennis Jones In feudal times, so the story goes, there were two rival kingdoms, one of which sent out a messenger to spy on the other. When the spy got to this kingdom, the inhabitants were all a-flurry, being in the midst of forming an army to kill the rats that were infesting…

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What constitutes a witness in the Bible?

Question: In Deuteronomy 17:6 and II Corinthians13:1, the passages refer to the “two or three witnesses.” I assume these are eyewitnesses. Does DNA count as an eye witness for justice biblically? So when individuals are convicted on DNA evidence alone for their crimes and incarcerated or put to death, is that biblical or not? Answer:…

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