Tag Archives: Theology / Doctrine

What Does the Bible Teach About the Nature of the Soul?

The Biblical authors used two words currently translated as “soul”: “nephesh” (neh’-fesh) in the Old Testament and “psuche” (psoo-khay’) in the New Testament. These Hebrew and Greek words are used to describe many characteristics of animals and humans other than their soulish nature, so for the most part, they typically …

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Quick Shot Responses to “Being a Good Person is All That Really Matters” (Cold-Case Christianity S5E18)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner offers a number of brief, rhetorically powerful responses to the objection: “Being a Good Person is All That Really Matters.” Doesn’t God care more about your behavior than your religious beliefs? Why should anyone believe that God wouldn’t simply honor …

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What is the Meaning of the Cross?

When I first became interested in examining the Gospels as eyewitness accounts, I really had no interest in Jesus as God. I was willing to survey and consider the wisdom of Jesus as an ancient sage, but nothing more. Once I was convinced these Gospel accounts were reliable, however, I …

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The Importance of Theological Accuracy (Podcast)

In this podcast, recorded during a church presentation, J. Warner Wallace offers examples from his career in law enforcement to illustrate the importance of defending the truth. How does our ability to defend truth help us to withstand trials and tribulations? What is the difference between belief THAT and belief …

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