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TBW 2013 - Tough Questions for Dummies - Talk 4 - Answering Tough Questions (continued)

September 8th, 2013

A sermon by Stuart Pearson at St Tom’s Big Weekend 13. This is the last in a series of four talks on the topic of 'Tough Questions for Dummies'.

This talk is entitled 'Answering Tough Questions (continued)' and was delivered on the 8th of September 2013.

Outline:
  • Can I trust the New Testament documents?
    • Assumption 1: They are biased, but not distorted
    • Assumption 2: They are historically suspect
    • Assumption 3: They haven't been transmitted accurately
  • The Qur'an and the Bible
    • Islam is in the line of Judaism and Christianity
    • The Bible is God's revelation
    • The Qur'an and Christians
    • The Qur'an and the Bible
  • Dealing with the barriers: Christian doctrine
    The resurrection of Jesus from the dead
    • Evidence 1: The tomb was empty
    • Evidence 2: Women were the first witnesses
    • Evidence 3: Similarities and differences in accounts
    • Evidence 4: The disciples' transformation
  • Dealing with the barriers: Personal barriers
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