Truth Tribe with Douglas Groothuis

Truth Tribe with Douglas Groothuis

Douglas Groothuis
 

Apologetics in a Nutshell

December 15, 2022   ●   45 min

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(See also the article of the same name at The Christian Research Journal: https://www.equip.org/articles/christian-apologetics-in-a-nutshell.)


I. The Need for Defending Christianity as True, Rational, and Pertinent: Apologetics

A. Biblical case for rational spirituality (Matthew 22:37-39; 1 Peter 3:15-16; Jude 3; 2 Corinthians 10:3-5)

B. Defending objective truth of Christian worldview in humility and dependence on God (Luke 9:23-26)

C. Showing existential significance and consequence of Christianity. Prudential reasoning (Pascal)

D. Being wise as serpent, innocent as a dove, bold as a lion (Matthew 10:16; Proverbs 28:1)
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