Debate thy cause with thy neighbour (Prov 25:9)

Patrick's Upcoming and Most Recent Debates
Date Location Topic Link
February 9-14, 2025 Albertville, AL Gospel Meeting
December 12-14, 2024 Martinez, GA Once Saved Always Saved?, Is Baptism Necessary To Salvation?
April 18-19, 2024 Argo/Trussville, AL Is Baptism Necessary To Salvation? Listen
March 21-22, 2024 London, KY Must Adulterous Marriages Be Terminated? Listen
TBD Altoona, PA Gospel Meeting
August 22-25, 2019 Hyde Park, PA Gospel Meeting Flyer
August 27, 2019 Lancaster, PA Infant Baptism Listen
August 26, 2019 Marietta, PA Once Saved Always Saved Listen
March 16-19, 2017 West Mobile, AL Gospel Meeting Listen
July 30, 2016 Meridian, MS Women Preachers Listen
Dec 11-12, 2014 Harvest, AL Substitutionary Death Listen
June 2-7, 2013 Pleasant Grove, AL Gospel Meeting Listen

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Reasons We Should Publicly Debate Bible Topics

  • God says we should Jude 3
  • To follow the example of Jesus and Paul Acts 19:8-10, 15:2,7, 17:17, 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 Acts 20:31, Ezek 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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