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The Philosophers - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection” (Acts 17:18). The important ministry of Paul in Athens, the cultural center of the world of His day, was climaxed in this confrontation with two groups of philosophers, representing...
The Old Paths and the Good Way - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing” (Acts 17:18,21). When the true gospel comes, however, it is genuine “good news” to all who are not merely curious to hear “this new doctrine” (Acts 17:19), but who...
Moses Or Miracle - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... who already believed in creation and the Scriptures (e.g., Acts 17:2,3), but they preached first the creation, then the resurrection to those who did not (e.g., Acts 17:18-31).Therefore, according to Christ Himself, people will not truly repent...
Creation Evangelism - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... preach Christ from the Scriptures. The best example is in Acts 17 when Paul came to Thessalonica, in Greece. And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the Scriptures, Opening and alleging,...
The Ultimate Proof of Christianity (The Resurrection of Jesus) - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... Athens. . . . in all things ye are too superstitious" (Acts 17:22). Just having some form of religion is nothing; even atheists have a form of "religion." "God that made the world and all things therein . . . is Lord of heaven...
Philosophy And Vain Deceit - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection” (Acts 17:18). The word “philosophy” literally means “love of wisdom,” and every philosophy—ancient or modern—is essentially a humanistic devotion to...
Beware! - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... of wisdom.” It is used only one other time, in Acts 17:18 of the philosophers on Mars Hill. Interestingly, the biblical word for “wisdom” is most often used in a negative way when referring to man’s wisdom....
A New Year's Resolution - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... with its humanistic philosophers at Mars’ Hill (Acts 17:18–18:1). Corinth, like Athens, was saturated with such worldly wisdom and, in addition, as a great seaport and commercial center, was a city of opulent immorality. The...
Acts 17:18
... certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached unto them Jesus, and the...
Needed: Pioneer Evangelists! - Article
Kenneth Ham - ... he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection" (Acts 17:18). This message was foolishness to them. This fits with what Paul states in I Corinthians 1:23, "But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumbling block, and unto...
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