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Jesus’ Healings as Types of Salvation: Nabeel Qureshi and Healing, Part 6

Part 1 of this series, “A Failed Experiment,” provides the necessary background and explains my purpose in critiquing the late Nabeel Qureshi’s views on healing.   In one of his YouTube vlogs (#15), Nabeel Qureshi cited Matthew 8:17 in support … Continue reading

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Glorifying God through Healing: Nabeel Qureshi and Healing, Part 5

Part 1 of this series, “A Failed Experiment,” provides the necessary background and explains my purpose in critiquing the late Nabeel Qureshi’s views on healing.   One of the reasons Nabeel Qureshi gave for thinking that it would be God’s … Continue reading

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If Jesus Healed Everyone Then, Why Not Now? Nabeel Qureshi and Healing, Part 4

Part 1 of this series, “A Failed Experiment,” provides the necessary background and explains my purpose in critiquing the late Nabeel Qureshi’s views on healing.   Perhaps Nabeel Qureshi’s main argument for thinking that it is always God’s will for … Continue reading

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Apostles, Prophets, Disciples, and Healing: Nabeel Qureshi and Healing, Part 3

  Part 1 of this series, “A Failed Experiment,” provides the necessary background and explains my purpose in critiquing the late Nabeel Qureshi’s views on healing.   A key argument in Nabeel Qureshi’s vlogs about healing is that not only … Continue reading

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Cessationism versus Continuationism—4 Reasons to Reject both Extremes: Nabeel Qureshi and Healing, Part 2

  Part 1 of this series, “A Failed Experiment,” provides the necessary background and explains my purpose in critiquing the late Nabeel Qureshi’s views on healing. Throughout this series, I will be citing Nabeel Qureshi’s video logs, or vlogs, simply … Continue reading

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Learning from a Failed Experiment: Nabeel Qureshi and Healing, Part 1

Nabeel Qureshi, who passed away on September 16, 2017, was a good friend of mine. He was a well-known convert from Islam to Christianity who went on to earn two Master’s degrees as well as his M.D. degree. I met … Continue reading

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Top 12 Books on the Resurrection of Jesus

Here are a dozen of the very best modern Christian books on the subject of the historicity of the resurrection of Jesus. I have attempted here to refer to as many different authors as I can while still listing what … Continue reading

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Does the Book of Revelation Teach that Christ Is an Angel?

In the course of discussing other ancient texts about ascents into or visions of heaven in her 2006 monograph on 2 Corinthians 12, Paula Gooder makes the surprising claim that the Book of Revelation identifies Christ as “an exalted angel.” She offers two arguments in support of this claim. Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons for Accepting Jesus’ “I Am” Sayings in John as Historically Reliable

In a recent online kerfuffle, various evangelicals have expressed diverse opinions about comments about Jesus’ “I am” sayings in the Gospel of John that were made by New Testament scholar Craig Evans in his 2012 debate with Bart Ehrman.[1] I … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Christology? Comparing Trinitarian and Nontrinitarian Views of Jesus Christ

Jesus famously asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” (Mark 8:27). The answers people were considering at the time were generally variations on a single notion, which was that Jesus was some sort of prophetic figure. Today … Continue reading

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