As a science, linguistics is defined as “the study of human speech including the units, nature, structure, and modification of language” (m-w.com). Scientists have been studying the origin of human language and the diversity of human languages for centuries. Evolutionists have to admit that they have found no explanation for how man, in his supposed evolution from animals, acquired speech and how the many diverse languages supposedly evolved.read more
During the days of Jesus, a person’s lineage was proven by records kept with great precision. To the Jews, such proof of lineage was very important. (To see the importance of such proof of lineage, see Ezra 2:59-63 where some people were excluded from the priesthood because their genealogical record could not be found.) The Jews took great pride in being able to trace their lineage to Abraham.read more
This article was originally published in the Southside church of Christ’s bulletin, June 29, 2014. Read the original publicationIn Acts 16, Paul and Silas were on the Second Missionary Journey when they received a vision of a man saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us” (Acts 16:9). They set course immediately, concluding “that God had called us to preach the gospel to them.” While in Philippi, they taught and baptized read more
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