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Answering Skeptics Challenges #1 - Doesn't God Do Miracles?

I’m so glad you’re here to get prepared to answer challenging questions that skeptics often ask. The skills you will be sharpening will be in the role as an apologist and in practicing apologetics. This doesn’t mean making an apology for your faith but to make a defense of the faith, like a defense lawyer may do in court. If you’ve ever studied apologetics before then you will be familiar with the apologetics creed,
“Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, 16 keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander.”  1 Peter 3:15,16 NIVThe challenging questions we’ll discuss in this class usually come from atheists but I’ve also heard many from those professing to be Christians as well. It does matter where they are coming from because the atheist will have a completely different worldview than som…