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Presumptive arguments for the truth and divine authority of the Christian religion

James Duchal

Presumptive arguments for the truth and divine authority of the Christian religion

in ten sermons: to which is added a sermon upon God"s moral government. By James Duchal, M.A.

by James Duchal

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Published by printed for A. Millar in London .
Written in English


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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2975, no. 07.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[6],iii-447,[1]p.
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16907403M

The need of the hour is to distinguish and differentiate between "religion" and Christianity. Most people in the Western world have so long identified these terms and thought them to be synonymous and equivalent, that it takes a sharp can-opener of rational argument, or the sharper still "word of God" (Heb. ), to reveal the contrasting dichotomy between Christianity and "religion.".   The truth of the Christian religion. In six books by Hugo Grotius Item PreviewPages:

A Divine Hiddenness Argument For Christianity. The Judeo-Christian understanding of God in (1), (2), and (3) was developed thousands of years ago. The state of the evidence in (11) having persisted for centuries, it is remarkable for its endurance.   The truth is that there is no one and nothing that has absolute authority over and hold that book above the Church as THE authority. Your religion has that book as its source of God. Catholics have the Church as theirs, with that book being a part of the Church. the Bible is the ultimate authority in the Christian Church given that its.

Christian philosopher J.P. Moreland notes two main arguments which have been advanced in favor of the correspondence theory of truth: the descriptive and the dialectical. The descriptive argument simply presents specific cases that help illustrate the concept of truth. Orson Pratt, DIVINE AUTHENTICITY OF THE BOOK OF MORMON NUMBERS Liverpool, NUMBER 1 DIVINE AUTHENTICITY OF THE BOOK OF MORMON By Orson Pratt One of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. INTRODUCTIONTO EXPECT MORE REVELATION IS NOT UNSCRIPTURALTO EXPECT MORE REVELATION IS .


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Presumptive arguments for the truth and divine authority of the christian religion. London, Printed for A. Miller, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: James Duchal.

Christianity - Christianity - Arguments from religious experience and miracles: Religious experience is used in Christian apologetics in two ways—in the argument from religious experiences to God as their cause and in the claim that it is (in the absence of contrary indications) as reasonable to trust religious as it is to trust nonreligious experience in forming beliefs about the total.

James Duchal, D.D. (–) was an Irish Presbyterian divine. Life in 'Presumptive Arguments for the Christian Religion,' he "strongly asserts the Deity of the Lord Jesus Christ".

Andrew Kippis observed that William Leechman 'Presumptive Arguments for the Truth and Divine Authority of the Christian Religion,' &c.,(eleven. The ultimate authority in religion is God as He reigns in men's hearts. But both the experience itself and the expression and interpretation of it vary with each individual.

A religious authority to be real and effective must win the response of the human spirit, and in that personal relation of Spirit with spirit lie the conditions of variation. Presumptive arguments for the truth and divine authority of the Christian religion in ten sermons: to which is added a sermon upon God's moral government.

By James Duchal, M.A. by: Duchal, James, Published: (). The authority principle is God in self-revelation. The Christian evidence shows that religion is not man's search for God, but God's search for man.

Man could not begin to search for God unless he had already found Him, or rather been found by Him. Without God, man could not even desire truth or goodness.

Grotius’s The Truth of the Christian Religion was first published in Leiden in in Latin. Written in a plain and direct language for his countrymen, this short work aimed to show those who would encounter pagans, Muslims, and Jews that the Christian religion was the true revealed by: Presumptive arguments for the truth and divine authority of the Christian religion: in ten sermons: to which is added a sermon upon God's moral government / by James Duchal, M.A.

Book. Introduction to Dave Armstrong's Biblical Arguments Against Sola Scriptura Catholicism and Protestantism fundamentally differ with regard to authority: the "rule of faith," the basis or standard Christians use to determine true (and false) doctrine and tantism tends to see a divide between the "pure Word of God" in the Bible and the Tradition of the Catholic Church, which is.

The practice of religion recommended as excellent and reasonable, in three sermons. By James Duchal, M.A by: Duchal, James, Published: () Presumptive arguments for the truth and divine authority of the Christian religion in ten sermons: to which is.

Faith based arguments for the truth of Christianity Immanuel Kant admitted that he "found it necessary to deny knowledge in order to leave room for faith".

Christian arguments were no longer to be hard logical structures with agreed premises and clear modes of reasoning that could be tested. (absolute faith in one religion is often.

So, truth is a conception, and abstraction, a statement. But that's not all it is. Ultimately, truth comes from God as is found in his word. Truth is found in the Bible. All people who contradict the word of God are working against the truth.

Atheists are wrong because it's not God exists. John Abernethy,' &c. Belfast, 'Memoir' of Abernethy, prefixed to his posthumous'Sermons,' 'Second Thoughts concerning the Sufferings and Death of Christ,' &c.

'Presumptive Arguments for the Truth and Divine Authority of the Christian Religion,' &c. Funeral sermons for: Mrs. Bristow, Belfast, Authority of the Bible – A Strong Argument for Christianity Dr.

Pat Zukeran examines some of the compelling evidence for the reliability and the authority of the Bible. The uniqueness and astounding accuracy of this ancient text is an important apologetic for Christianity. This article is. The Truth about Religion Why are there so many religions. What are the major world religions in existence today.

There are so many different religions; how do I know which one is right. What is the origin of religion. True religion – What is it. What religion is the oldest. How is Christianity unique. What is Christian tolerance. Religious followers ask, how can religion possibly be bad if it honours our God, but once a person learns about the higher truths of the cosmos, and that the jealous, angry and vengeful god concept is a ploy to keep us in submission and stagnation, they will realize that Christianity and other religions are a lie and an abomination to divine.

'You will know the truth,' said Jesus, 'and the truth will set you free.' Christians have already begun to know God and his truth.

This handbook assists in that liberating knowledge, as it opens up the great themes of God's Word and shows how they fit together. Each chapter deals with one aspect of biblical truth and encourages further study with Scripture references to look up, questions for 4/5(3).

The Christian faith today as in the past is the option for the priority of reason and rationality. This ultimate question can no longer, as we said, be resolved by arguments drawn from the natural sciences.

Even philosophical thinking is blocked here. In this sense, there is. The Christian truth is the truth of God, through Jesus Christ the Living Word. This truth is our weapon against lies and falsehood. Through it we can discern and decipher truth from lies within and without.

Hebrews goes on to prove this point: "For the word of God is living and active.The divine Authority and Sufficiency of the Christian Religion. _____ LUKE xvi. 27– Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father’s house, for I have five brethren, that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of Size: KB.

As an introduction to the topic, I’d like to highlight three biblical passages that teach a very strong view of the authority of the Christian, or Catholic, Church. Matthew And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the powers of death shall not prevail against it.