Refuting the Critics: Distant Starlight and ASC

Someone recently sent me an internet post of a critic who thinks he has disproved the ASC solution to the distant starlight issue. Peter offered thirteen propositions in an attempt to support his conclusion. Amazingly, not even one of them is correct. We will examine his errors here. Actually, if Peter has posed his claims as questions instead, they would have been good questions. So, hopefully my response here will help people get up to speed on this fascinating area of physics.

Denying the Holy Spirit

Our critic of the week is Ned who has taken issue with our recently posted articles demonstrating that the Bible teaches the doctrine of the Trinity. In particular, Ned rejects the Holy Spirit as the third person of the Trinity. But is his reasoning cogent and consistent with Scripture?

Denying Eternal Hell

Our critic this week is Larry, who takes issue with my previous article on the reality of hell. Let’s examine Larry’s comments and see if they are defensible. Larry’s comments are in purple text, with my comments in black.

Many, Many Misconceptions

I recently came across a post on Facebook entitled “28 Christian Errors that Don’t Appear Anywhere in the Holy Bible.” But in reading the list, it was immediately obvious that the person who created it (Purusha) is not knowledgeable of the Bible.

“To be” or not “to be”

The gap theory is the erroneous belief that there is an unmentioned gap of time between Genesis 1:1 and 1:2. Gap theorists would like to translate verse 2 “And the earth became without form and void…” instead of “And the earth was without form and void.” Can the word really be interpreted this way?

Formless and Void

Our critic this week is Joel who has responded to my article on the gap theory.  Joel argues that there must be a gap of time between verses one and two of Genesis 1 on the basis of the phrase “without form and void” used in Genesis 1:2.  Although I already refuted...