The Nature of the Islamic Worldview and the Critical Differences between Islam and Christianity

Introduction Despite both Muslims and Christians espousing to similar beliefs e.g. in the monotheistic understanding of God, there exist strong differences between the two religions. The concept of monotheism understood by Muslims is quite different from that pursued by the Christians, the Islamic view of sin and its remedy is foreign to Christianity and the … Continue reading The Nature of the Islamic Worldview and the Critical Differences between Islam and Christianity

Synoptic Parallels: What we learn from them and how we may use them today

In doing textual analysis, one is confronted by certain similarities and differences in the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ ministry. However, if the intended purposes of the author are discerned from the initial moment, then Gospel parallels are not difficult to understand. Rather, an examination of the New Testament documents will show that each writer wrote … Continue reading Synoptic Parallels: What we learn from them and how we may use them today

How to Use Critical Analysis in the Study of the Four Gospels

Bible study is an amazing adventure; it leads to faith. However, in recent years, many people have moved from belief to skepticism because, instead of coming to the Bible with an open mind, many people have begun to see the Bible as a mere product of human geniuses. One particular section of the Bible that … Continue reading How to Use Critical Analysis in the Study of the Four Gospels

Reasons to have Confidence in the Biblical Text

Introduction Coming from a country that has witnessed a proliferation of men who have called themselves “prophets” and where their voices have become the notable sounding trumpets of true spirituality, one wonders why the writer still believes the Bible to God’s only true inspired, inerrant and authoritative world. The religious atmosphere in the writer’s country … Continue reading Reasons to have Confidence in the Biblical Text

Revelation, Inspiration and Authority

Introduction On the core of the Christian faith is the sound framework of a strong belief in the existence of a personal God who has revealed Himself to humanity in many various ways.[1] For the Christian, everything else concerning Christianity rises and falls upon this cardinal truth of God’s revelation. God has chosen to reveal … Continue reading Revelation, Inspiration and Authority

Denial of God Among Christians Today (Part 1)

These past weeks, I have devoted myself to a renewed fresh study of the biblical text. My aim has been simple: to look at the ancient record of God’s dealings with ancient Israel and the lessons that we can learn from them as today’s Christians who are living at a time when a great exodus … Continue reading Denial of God Among Christians Today (Part 1)