Jesus Raises Lazarus from the Dead

The miracle of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead  as recorded in John 11 stands out in many ways. First we should point out that Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead is a resuscitation, not a resurrection. The term resurrection is reserved for Jesus’ rising from the dead because of one important factor; Jesus rose…

Putting God to the Test

In a recent post I wrote about the two ways Scripture uses the word tempt or test. When the Bible talks about the ways God tests our faith to make it stronger and when Scripture tells about the devil tempting us to sin, it uses the same word. In this post we will discuss how…

One Word, Two Meanings

The word temptation is used in two completely different ways in the Bible. The word is used to describe the times when the devil tempts us to abandon our faith. And the same word is used to describe the times when the Lord tests our faith to make it stronger. In Genesis 3 we read about…

Strikingly Different Worldviews

The last segment of the video “Our Created Stars and Galaxies”, produced by the Creation Astronomy ministry, features a series of statements demonstrating the profoundly different worldviews of some scientists and the Bible. First there is this quote from scientist Steven Weinberg in 1993: “It is very hard to realize that this all is just…