APOLOGETICS

Christianity rests solidly on facts you can use to defend your faith against skeptics and people who discredit your faith.

What Is Apologetics?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | December 7, 2018

In the New Testament, the Greek word apologia is used in various places regarding a defense or answer. For example, 1 Peter 3:15-16 states, “But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer [a form of the Greek apologia] to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.

What is Baptism?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | November 14, 2018

Christians practice baptism, a Greek word that means to go into water. When a person believed in Jesus in the New Testament, the person would be baptized in front of other people to show he or she was a follower of Jesus.

What Are Some of the Differences Between Roman Catholic and Protestant Teachings?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | November 12, 2018

In the 1500s, a group of European Christians called Protestant Reformers separated from the Roman Catholic Church over a variety of differences in beliefs. What are some of these differences?

How Do We Know There Is Only One True God?

By Dr. John Weldon | September 8, 2018

The Bible does not teach any form of tritheism or polytheism, as in the Mormon faith, but that there is only one true God from all eternity. As Jesus taught: “Now this is eter­nal life: that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent” (John 17:3).

Are the Generations Listed in Matthew Wrong?

By Rev. Sam Harris | May 21, 2018

In Matthew 1:1-16, it mentions 14 generations 3 times, then in verse 17 it says again 14 generations 3 times for a total of 42. But when you count there are only 41 generations. Could you please explain this to me?…

Do Humans Inherently Know God?

By John Ankerberg Show Staff | May 21, 2018

The Westminster Confession of Faith declares that the chief end of man is to glorify God and to enjoy Him forever. At the time it was written, few Westerners had any real doubts as to which God it referred to. Today it is a different story entirely. The sheer number of religions confuses people when it comes to truth claims…

5 Ways Apologetics Strengthens Our Faith

By The John Ankerberg Show | April 2, 2018

When people hear the word “apologetics,” they often wonder why you are apologizing. However, apologetics is from the Greek word apologeia meaning a defense. Christians use the word apologetics to…

“The Bible Answer Man” Turns East: An Unlikely Conversion

By The John Ankerberg Show | April 28, 2017

It seems somewhat ironic that in the year that we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, a leading Protestant would reject the central tenet of the Reformation, Sola…

What is Apologetics?

By The John Ankerberg Show | April 24, 2017

Apologetics is the discipline that deals with a rational defense of Christian faith. It comes from a Greek word apologia which means to give a reason or defense. In spite…

How Does James’ Belief In Jesus Corroborate The Resurrection?

By The John Ankerberg Show | March 5, 2017

The astute reader will be astonished to see, in Acts 12, that James, the half-brother of Jesus, is mentioned by name by Peter before Peter leaves Jerusalem to escape Herod…