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Evolution: Fact or Faith?

How good is the evidence that life evolved naturally, without a Creator? The first verse of the Bible tells us, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” It does not tell us precisely how He did it. It is “by faith [that] we understand that the universe…

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The Problem of Evil

Evil is a daily reality. Our suffering, as well as the suffering of others, vividly marks its presence in our world. In any given day, every newspaper contains many examples of evil and its painful consequences. Entire religious systems have come from human attempts to explain the presence of evil…

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Where Was God?

It was all there in her eyes, together with hundreds of questions only a little girl like her could ask. It was forever stopped in time, as she glanced at the camera on her very last walk. Buchenwald, Dachau, Auschwitz. It was all there. Sinister images of brick buildings and…

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An Introduction to God

As Christians, our most basic religious belief is the existence of God. By the capitalized word “God,” we mean the God described in the Bible: a good and powerful spirit Being who created all things, who cares about us, who cares about what we do, who is involved in our…

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