11 Mar 2020

Is the Pre-Tribulation Rapture Found Before the 19th Century?

I’ve been corresponding with some dispensationalists on Facebook on the topic of the rapture. There are several people who claim that dispensationalism, mostly the pretrib rapture, has some historical precedent before John Nelson Darby. I don’t have enough access to historical sources to do the necessary research, so I am

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
10 Mar 2020

Dr. Greg Bahnsen’s New Book ‘Against All Opposition’ Is Nearly Complete

“We must not be satisfied to present Christianity as the most reliable position to hold among the competing options available. Rather, the Christian faith is the only reasonable outlook available to men.” ― Greg L. Bahnsen, Presuppositional Apologetics: Stated and Defended. In February 1973, Jesus Christ redeemed me in a

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
09 Mar 2020

Can Satan and His Followers Perform Miracles?

Christian commentators often turn to the story of Moses and Aaron and their encounters with the magicians of Egypt as evidence that demonic miracles are real and can rival God’s miraculous works. If miracles are a way to demonstrate God’s power and authority over the created order, then “if something

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
06 Mar 2020

Dispensationalist Charges William Lane Craig with ‘Willful Ignorance’ on the Rapture

While doing my daily trek through Facebook looking for relevant news stories, I came across a post with a link to an article with this title: “The Willful Ignorance of William Lane Craig.” The author of the article takes Dr. Craig to task for his comments on the historicity of

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
05 Mar 2020

Human Capital is What Makes Capitalism Work

Politics can be tiring. I need a rest from it, but it can never be escaped. In reality, politics cannot do what most people believe it can do, and when politics tries to do the things that it was never designed to do, it makes things worse. If you want

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
03 Mar 2020

The Bible and Western Civilization

An article in GQ magazine written by the editors declared that the Bible is one of 21 books that you don’t need to read. It’s 12th on the list, and the description by Jesse Ball begins with the following comment: The Holy Bible is rated very highly by all the

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
28 Feb 2020

Courageous Preachers Serve as the Nation’s Conscience

The following article was written by Rev. Mark H. Creech of the Christian Action League and is used here by permission. More than thirty years ago, Christian author, W. Phillip Keller, in his book, Predators in our Pulpits, wrote an indictment of most preachers today. He declared: “Pastors, ministers, evangelists, and teachers

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
27 Feb 2020

Atheism: No moral Difference between Adolf Hitler and Corrie Ten Boom’s Family

Atheism cannot account for morality. I am not accusing atheists of being immoral, but I do accuse them of borrowing their choice of moral living from concepts derived from the Christian worldview, the very worldview they denounce. They express moral outrage on several fronts, but they cannot account for any

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
25 Feb 2020

A Warning from a Former Communist

As I was getting ready for work, I was watching the 1949 film The Red Danube. It stars Walter Pidgeon, Peter Lawford, a very young and trim Angela Landsbury (Murder She Wrote), Ethel Barrymore, and Janet Leigh. Pidgeon plays British Col. Michael “Hooky” Nicobar who is assigned to assist in

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
24 Feb 2020

If Something Can Come from Nothing Can Anything be Wrong?

Nothing comes from nothing, Nothing ever could.1 Lawrence M. Krauss is a renowned cosmologist and professor of the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University. He is the author of numerous articles and books, including the best-selling The Physics of Star Trek and A Universe from Nothing

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
21 Feb 2020

Should We Trust an Evolved Monkey Brain?

With the death of Stephen Hawking in 2018, there were numerous articles written about his life and work. As to his life, Hawking deserves credit for not giving up in the face of nearly insurmountable odds. Living completely incapacitated for decades, not able to speak or move a voluntary muscle,

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
19 Feb 2020

The Evolution of Everything and the Rise of Moral Nihilism

The Evolution of Everything author Matt Ridley attempts to account for morality among evolved human animals as “a spontaneous thing produced by social interaction among people seeking to find ways to get along.” How does he know this since it’s hard to trust an evolved brain that arose from lower

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
18 Feb 2020

Do Only Old Testament Laws Repeated in the New Testament Apply Today?

A young woman asked Christian apologist Frank Turek a question about the applicability of Old Testament law in the New Testament in this short video clip that has been posted on Facebook: There are a lot of things we don’t follow now that are in the Old Testament. Like Don’t

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
17 Feb 2020

Some Surprising Things About Sex and Slavery in the Constitution

California Congressman and previous 2020 Democratic hopeful Eric Swalwell and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) took an oath to uphold the Constitution. Here’s the oath: I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
14 Feb 2020

How Did Nothingness Program DNA?

Christians begin with the presupposition that God created the universe and created man as a special creation different in kind from both inanimate and other animate creations. In fact, man is so special, the Bible tells us, that he is the very “image of God” (Gen. 1:27). One of these

Gary DeMar 1 Read More
13 Feb 2020

Don’t Know Much About America’s Christian History

With a title like The Myth of a Christian Nation, one would think that the author would have spent more time on the nuances of how the phrase “Christian Nation” is used by scholars in the field. If you’re going to critique a concept, it’s necessary to deal with those

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
13 Feb 2020

New Book: ‘The Rapture and the Fig Tree Generation’

On January 21, 2020, I traveled to Dinosaur Adventure Land in Conecuh County, Alabama, where I debated the topic of the Rapture with Kent Hovind. Kent took the Post Trib/Pre-Wrath position while I took the position that there was no rapture since there is no future seven-year period in which

Gary DeMar 0 Read More
12 Feb 2020

‘As It Is in Heaven’: What’s Often Missing in Today’s Biblical Teaching

The medieval church saw a vital connection between heaven and earth, with heaven being the pattern for earthly activity. “Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven” (Matt. 6:5–15). The eternal serves as a standard for the temporal. The Creator outlines parameters for living

Gary DeMar 0 Read More