Apologetic Arguments

Apologetics are arguments in defense of an idea or belief. The existence of God has been argued for millennia, leaving a rich history of apologetics.

Day One: The One True God
This is a profoundly important question. Because we live in a world with many competing truth claims—and many so-called gods—the identity of the one true God matters. The one true God is distinguished from all the false gods that have been foisted upon mankind by evil spirits and deluded men...
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Day Two: Monotheism
The word "monotheism" comes from two words, "mono" meaning "single" and "theism" meaning "belief in God." Specifically, monotheism is the belief in one true God who is the only creator, sustainer, and judge of all creation...
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Day Three: Is God dead?
German poet and philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche is most famous for making the statement "God is dead" in the Nineteenth Century. Nietzsche, influenced by both Greek philosophy and the theory of evolution, wrote, "God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him"...
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For more, see: "Did God die? If Jesus was God, and Jesus died on the cross, does that mean God died?"

Day Four: Deism
Deism is essentially the view that God exists, but that He is not directly involved in the world. Deism pictures God as the great "clockmaker" who created the clock, wound it up, and let it go. A deist believes that God exists and created the world, but does not interfere with His creation...
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Day Five: Theology Proper
Theology proper is the study of God and His attributes. Theology proper focuses on God the Father. Paterology comes from two Greek words which mean "father" and "word" — which combine to mean "the study of the Father." Theology proper answers several important questions about God...
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Published 10-25-16