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"Debate thy cause with thy neighbour" (Proverbs 25:9)

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When was the last time you heard a sermon defending public religious debating?† There are plenty of verses that do just that, and we canít just ignore them. If we say such debates are not approved of God, or do no good, or we just donít like them, following are some of the verses we will have to cut out of our Bible: Click Here

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Most Recent Debates:
August, 2019 Hyde Park, PA Gospel Meeting
August, 2019 Lancaster, PA Infant Baptism
March 16-19, 2017 West Mobile, AL Gospel Meeting Listen
July 30, 2016 Meridian, MS Women Preachers Listen
December 11-12, 2014 Harvest, AL Substitutionary Death Listen
June 2-7, 2013 Pleasant Grove, AL Gospel Meeting Listen
August 3, 2012 Hayward, CA Once Saved Always Saved Listen
July 16, 2012 Columbus, OH Gay Marriage Listen
July 14, 2012 Middletown, OH Once Saved Always Saved Listen
May 26, 2012 Nashville, TN Gay Marriage Listen
February 3, 2012 Huntsville, AL Sabbath Listen
December 10, 2011 Cullman, AL Women Preachers  
July 23, 2011 Meridian, MS Original Sin Listen
February 18-19, 2011 Cullman, AL Sabbath Listen
December 16-17, 2010 Jacksonville, AR Necessity Of Baptism Listen
2010 written May All The Divorced Remarry? Read
January 21, 2010 Meridian, MS Church Social Meals Listen
2010 written Baptismal Formula Read
October 12-13, 2009 Florence, AL Divorce and Remarriage Listen
2009 written Not Under Bondage - I Cor 7:15 Read
June 20, 2009 Hattiesburg, MS Unconditional Election Listen
June 20, 2009 Meridian, MS Divorce and Remarriage Listen
June 19, 2009 Hattiesburg, MS Infant Baptism Listen
March 21, 2009 Washington, DC Homosexuality Listen
March 20, 2009 Westerly, RI Sabbath Listen
March 16, 2009 Lancaster, PA Original Sin Listen
March 14, 2009 Washington, DC Sola Scriptura Listen

Tommy Thrasher's The Encyclopedia Of Religious Debates

Reasons We Should Publicly Debate Bible Topics

  • God teaches we should Jude 3, Acts 15:2,7, 17:17, 19:8-10, Matt 22:15-46
  • To listen to the other side with an open mind Matthew 13:15
  • To preach the truth as we presently understand it II Timothy 4:2
  • To allow our position to be examined/tested John 3:19-21
  • To seek religious unity Ephesians 4:3, I Corinthians 1:10, John 17:20-23
  • To reach the lost Mark 16:15-16, II Corinthians 5:10-11
  • To get an audience with those we believe need to be warned Ezekiel 3:18
  • To encourage study of the word of God II Timothy 2:15
  • To defend the gospel, the truth Philippians 1:17, Proverbs 25:9

What About the King James Version's Condemnation of "Debate" ?

And he went into the synagogue, and spake boldly for the space of three months, disputing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God. But when divers were hardened, and believed not, but spake evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus. And this continued by the space of two years ... Acts 19:8-10

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