Knowing for Sure

Knowing for Sure is a web site dedicated to glorify God and provide evidence to youth, or adults, that may struggle with scientific and philosophical information counter to their Christian beliefs.
Don’t let the fancy names above scare you. I just used them because they are common terms for the various arguments in apologetics. I briefly explain them below, but also go into more detail if you view their links. Check out my blog for an occasional post that will involve one of the arguments I list below and other information that may be of use to someone. Please sign up for my blog to be notified when I post something new.

The cosmological argument is an argument for a ‘first cause’ of the universe. Since everything that begins to exist has a cause, and our universe began to exist, it must have an original first cause. Christians call that first cause God.

The teleological argument is an argument based on the apparent design, (and fine tuning) of the universe. Apparent design can be observed in biological and mathematical, (the laws of nature) systems.

The moral argument, as William Lane Craig put it, has to do with the difference between what is good/bad and right/wrong. Good and bad have to do with the worth or value of something while right and wrong have to do with an obligation, or more specifically a moral obligation.

Simply put, the ontological argument is more of a philosophical argument, and Anselm of Canterbury, who was a monk and philosopher, provided the first such argument.

The documentation for historical argument is overwhelming. No other ancient text is so supported by various manuscripts which include eyewitness accounts. Not only accounts by the Gospel writers themselves, but by other non-Christian historians.

If you have any questions feel free to e-mail me. I will be glad to answer any questions you have, or direct you to someone who may know the answer if I don’t.

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