This article presents the argument of conservative Christian apologists who contend that religious experience can provide evidence for the existence of God. It examines key biblical passages that relate to the question of religious experience, and argues that religious experience, based on personal testimony and subjective experience, can be a valid form of evidence for God's existence. Conservative Christian apologists point to the transformative power of religious experience, the sense of moral conviction and purpose it can provide, and its consistency with biblical teachings about God's presence in the world. They argue that religious experience should be considered alongside other forms of evidence in a comprehensive case for the existence of God.
Does the Bible Provide Guidance Regarding Genetic Engineering?
This article presents the argument of conservative Christian apologists who contend that the Bible provides general principles that can guide our use of medical technology, including genetic technologies. It examines key biblical passages that relate to the question of medical technology, and argues that these principles, such as valuing human life, stewardship, respect for the natural order, and discernment, can provide a framework for responsible and sustainable use of genetic technologies.
Are Miracles Within the Bible Believable?
This article presents the argument of conservative Christian apologists who contend that the miracles described within the Bible are believable. It examines key biblical passages that relate to the question of miracles, and argues that the miracles are historically attested, consistent with the nature of God, have a purpose and a meaning, are accompanied by a call to faith, and are still happening today. While naturalistic explanations exist for many of the events described within the Bible, conservative Christian apologists would argue that these explanations do not account for the full picture, and that the miracles within the Bible are evidence of God's intervention in the world and provide a unique window into God's character and relationship with humanity.
Does the Old Testament Teach Salvation by Works?
This article presents the argument that the Old Testament does not teach salvation by works, but rather by faith in God. It examines key Old Testament scriptures that relate to the question of salvation, and argues that the overall message of the Old Testament emphasizes salvation as a gift from God that is received by faith, rather than something that is earned by good works.