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Is the Existence of Satan Reasonable?

Here is some great insight from J. Warner Wallace is a Dateline featured Cold-Case Detective, Senior Fellow at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, Adj. Professor of Christian Apologetics at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, author of Cold-Case ChristianityGod’s Crime Scene, and Forensic Faith, and creator of the Case Makers Academy for kids.

Most of us recognize the presence of evil in our world, but according to a recent Harris Poll, the number of Americans who believe in the devil is actually dropping (from 62% in 2005 to 58% in 2013). Christianity asserts the existence of Satan (in spite of what the culture may believe), describing the devil as a limited, personal being, subordinate to a holy and good God. Satan is, according to Christianity, a personal agent of evil in our world. But is this belief in a subordinate, personal, evil being rational? Is it reasonable?

When I was a new believer, one of the first Christian books I had the opportunity to read was C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity. Like millions of other readers, I was fascinated and impressed with both the thinking capacity and writing style of this incredible Christian apologist. But the one thing I remember (above all else) was Lewis’ rational, philosophical argument for the existence of a personal, subordinate source of evil in our Universe. I am happy to have the chance to restate it in a very brief (and certainly inferior) manner.

Read the article here: Is the Existence of Satan Reasonable? | Cold Case Christianity

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  1. I appreciate J Warner Wallace

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