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1Peter 3:15-18(NIV)15But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer [apologia] to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, 16keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander. 17It is better, if it is God's will, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil. 18For Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive by the Spirit,

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      DEATH &

 RESURRECTION

 

PowerPoint presentations (viewer may be needed) for

"Apologetics to the Glory of God" by John Frame

Chapter1 Basics/Instro

Chapter2 The Message - whole counsel of God, see summary

Chapter3 Proof - Method 

      Are Science and Faith Compatible

    Great Debate Bahnsen part 1 mp3

    Great Debate Bahnsen part 2 mp3

    The Great Debate Transcript Word doc

Chapter4 Proof for the Existence of God

Chapter5 Proof of the Gospel
     What Scripture Teaches about itself:

      - 10 proofs Scripture is the Word of God, +9&8 pdf

      -  7 things that ought to accompany the study of Truth pdf

      - Why Read the Bible? Why should it be translated? pdf

      - Psalm presentations: 19, 111, 119 (see below)

        19

        111

        119

- part1 part2

 

- Words for Word and notes pdf (includes outline, Words for Word, responses, etc)

- Summary ppt

- Response pdf This lists the proper response to the Word of God.  The border lists characteristics of the Bible

Chapter6&7 Problem of Evil

    Logical Fallacies Handout Word doc

    Logic presentations for handout answers

Chapter 8 Offense

 

Gospel Presentations/Explanations:

Summary of the Bible ppt, pdf text accompanying illustration

    NEW "Joe version" for one on one Summary of the Bible- Joe pdf

      Summary of the Bible with Covenant Verses  ppt, text pdf, Word doc

      CovenantVerseCards2006pdf

Bridge ppt, link for one-verse evangelism

Quest for Joy pdf

Definition for repentance and faith pdf

 

Tools to encourage young/new believers:

Wheel illustration ppt (means of grace, see WLC Q153-4)

Word Hand illustration ppt

ABC Bookmark pdf- a bookmark that can remind you of the components of a daily Bible study. A = Analysis, B = Best Verse, C = Commitment

For more resources see Bird's Bible Site

Student Presentations:

   TOPIC

- Jehovah Witnesses

- Mormons

- Islam

- Buddhism

- New Age part 1, part 2

- Relativism

- Open Theism

- The FLOOD

- The RESURRECTION

    PRESENTED by:

 Alex

 Abbie

 Kharja

 Jack

 Sarah & Jocelyn

 Kaitlin

 Erin

 John

 David

 

 

 

 

 

Resources:

If you are new to the Apologetics Club, please read "Apologetics to the Glory of God" by John Frame.  We can discuss what you've read for part of each meeting. (See the above link for Cumberland Valley Book Store. Amazon has links to potentially good deals, too.)

2004_11_11JesusIsTheOnlyWay This meeting discussed 1Peter3:15, 2 Cor 10:5, and introduced the topic of apologetics. Apologetics We also looked up passages regarding the necessity for Christ for salvation. Christians and Muslims do NOT worship the same God but with different names.

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