The Gods Of The Nations

It is written: Psalm 96:5-For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the LORD made the heavens. The Bible is clear that there is only one true God, Yahweh. Yet it also teaches us that there are many “gods” and “goddesses.” These are identified in Psalm 82 as fallen angels (cf. Psalm 82:1,... Continue Reading →

Where Alcoholics Anonymous Misses The Mark

It is written: Exodus 20:3-You shall have no other gods before Me. David L. Simmons was a firm believer in the “A.A.” (Alcoholics Anonymous) program. He spent years in A.A., sponsored many people, and was a firm believer in the “Big Book” (i.e., the primary text of A.A.). He did not believe in the God... Continue Reading →

Hitler-The Man Who Would Be God

It is written: “For God knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil." (Genesis 3:5) The age-old lie of Satan continues to be promoted in our world: man can become God. Adolf Hitler-the terrible leader of the Nazi party... Continue Reading →

What About U.F.O.’s?  

By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) About two weeks ago, while waiting on some friends for a Bible study at Wendys in Hazard, I started talking with some of the workers while I was getting a Frosty (chocolate, of course). I posed a simple question to them: "If you could read a relatively well-researched article on any... Continue Reading →

Do Similarities Between Christianity And Paganism Prove That Christianity Borrowed Its’ Teachings From The Pagans? Part Five

By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) In this last article on the "Copycat" series, I want to suggest that we can quickly disprove the theory that Christianity borrowed its' teachings from the pagan religions by showing that many of the alleged "parallels" are exaggerated to the point of ridiculousness to quickly show that these alleged "parallels" are... Continue Reading →

Do Similarities Between Christianity And Paganism Prove That Christianity Borrowed Its’ Teachings From The Pagans?   Part Four

By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) In our study of the alleged "Christian Copycat" theory (I.e., the belief that the Christians borrowed their teachings from the pagans), we have learned several things. First, that similarities between stories does not necessarily mean that "copying" took place. Second, we observed that the late date of the sources of the... Continue Reading →

Do Similarities Between Christianity And Paganism Prove That Christianity Borrowed Its’ Teachings From The Pagans?  Part Three

By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) Despite the clear evidence that New Testament Christianity was not influenced by the pagan religions, some still maintain that this is not the case. Indeed, it is possible that some pagan religions before the time of Christ taught the idea that a Savior would be born of a virgin who would... Continue Reading →

Do Similarities Between Christianity And Paganism Prove That Christianity Borrowed Its’ Teachings From The Pagans?  Part Two

By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) While many hold that Christianity borrowed its' main doctrines from the pagan religions of the day, the simple fact of the matter is that Christianity could not have done such; for the dating of the ancient documents of paganism clearly shows that Christianity and its' doctrines actually predated the pagan doctrines... Continue Reading →

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