Dr. Norman Geisler

Does God Experience Feelings?

By Dr. Norman Geisler / January 21, 2019

Persons have mind, will, and feelings. A variety of people believe that if God cannot experience suffering, then He cannot experience feelings like love and joy.

What Day Is the Sabbath Supposed to Be On?

By Dr. Norman Geisler / July 12, 2018

This commandment states that the seventh day of the week, Saturday, is the day the Lord selected for rest and worship. However, in the New Testa­ment, the Christian church began to worship and rest on the first day of the week, Sunday. Are Christians violating the Sabbath commandment by worshiping on the first day of the week rather than the seventh day? Some Sabbatarian groups, such as Seventh-Day Adventists, think so…

How Reliable is the Modern Bible?

By Dr. Norman Geisler / June 5, 2018

Nowhere in the Bible is there a promise of purity of the text of Scripture throughout history, but there is a great deal of evidence that suggests that the Bibles we read are extremely close to the original, inspired manuscripts that the prophets and apostles wrote.

What Are the Apocrypha and the Gnostic Gospels?

By Dr. Norman Geisler / June 5, 2018

The Apocrypha is a set of books written between the third century B.C. and the first century A.D. It consists of fourteen books (fifteen if you divide the books differently) which are found in the several ancient copies of important Greek translations of the Old Testa­ment and reflect some of the Jewish tradition and history that came after the time of Malachi (the last Old Testament prophet)…

How was the Bible Put Together?

By Dr. Norman Geisler / June 4, 2018

How do we know that the sixty-six books of the Bible are the only writings that should be included in Scripture? What about the Apocrypha, or the Gnostic gospels? Why shouldn’t they be included? The answer lies in the idea of canonicity…

Was The Garden of Eden a Real Place?

By Dr. Norman Geisler / May 15, 2018

Indeed, the Bible speaks of it as an actual place on earth that abounded with trees, plants, and animals. It had rivers and a gate (Genesis 2-3). However, critics point out that there is no archaeological evidence that such a place existed. They conclude that the story of Eden is just a myth…

Was Adam a Real, Historical Person?

By Dr. Norman Geisler / May 14, 2018

Critical scholars generally consider the first chapters of Genesis to be myth, not history. They point to the poetic nature of the text, the parallel of the early chapters of Genesis to other ancient myths, the alleged contradiction of the text with evolution, and the late date for Adam in the Bible…

The Death of Christ

By Dr. Norman Geisler / June 26, 2000

The death of Christ is the necessary prerequisite to his resurrection, which is the crowning proof of Jesus’ claim to be God. Further, Islam, one of the chief opponents of…