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Nowhere in the Bible will you read of any prophecy about Jesus appearing to Muslims in dreams and visions. Perhaps that’s because Islam (and Muslims) did not exist till the 7th century. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islam#History The first-hand evidence you provided of Jesus appearing to Muslims in dreams and visions is overwhelming and undeniable. There ...


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Introduction (personal opinion) Before presenting the Catholic Church's teaching on abandoning a person's childhood Catholic faith, I would like to review the connection of all elements in your question: God, heaven, the Catholic church, Atheism, the meaning of Catholic practice, and the fear of not going to heaven if Atheism turns out to be false. God, as ...


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There's many a slip twixt cup and lip, so until an actual law is actually passed, we can only surmise. The history tag is useful to remind us that in every generation, sections of Christians in different parts of the world have had legislation enacted against them to stop their God-given commission to share the good news about Jesus everywhere. Many vicious ...


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G.K. Chesterton might not have explicitly explained it, owing to the fact that he very rarely talked about his wife out of extreme prudence. From his poetry you can tell that he loved her dearly, but he was a "Kept Man" as it was who was not let out of her sight. Frances Chesterton for her part was a content Anglican. It was harder for her to ...


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The obvious one is the conversion of Saul of Tarsus, as he set forth on the road to Damascus to persecute Christians. He was interrupted by a vision in which Jesus reprimanded him, and ended up becoming one of Christianity's greatest missionaries and defenders under the new name of Paul.


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Fear shouldn't drive your actions There are many reasons to believe or not believe and each is personal - that isn't the debate here. It sounds like you've made your mind up and have realised that you don't believe in a God anymore. Your life so far has likely included many days in sunday school highlighting the importance of following Catholicism and the ...


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There is Francis S. Collins, M.D., PhD., who was the head of the Human Genome Project and who has described himself as an 'obnoxious atheist' in his academic years. He believed that all questions of life could be ultimately reduced to 'physics and chemistry'. It was only in later life, in his work as a doctor when he was faced with a broad spectrum of ...


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Is there any Scriptural support for claims about Jesus appearing to Muslims in dreams and visions? Just as Lesley mentioned in her excellent response that ”nowhere in the Bible will you read of any prophecy about Jesus appearing to Muslims in dreams and visions. Perhaps that’s because Islam (and Muslims) did not exist till the 7th century.” Nevertheless the ...


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This is going to be a partial answer, but probably as good as you are going to get. There are certainly congregations that practice prophecy in their open worship services. Many Pentecostals do. There is at least the possibility that a member of the congregation will prophecy aloud something that "discloses the secrets of the heart" of an outsider ...


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I don’t know if anyone would describe Paul Jones (lead singer with U.K. band Manfred Mann 1962-1966) as a notable militant atheist, but he was asked to represent the atheist side in a televised debate against Cliff Richard, a well-known U.K. Christian pop star. "Basically, I argued against Christianity. I mean I was a rabid atheist at the time. I'd got ...


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After some searching, I managed to find some relatively recent anecdotes. As a disclaimer, I want to make clear right away that I'm not aware of any medical records or other kinds of supportive evidence for these testimonies. I'm just sharing what these individuals claim to have experienced, and each one is free to either take their word for it or remain ...


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Has ever a lunatic locked up in a insane asylum/psych ward converted to Christianity after having their soundness of mind miraculously restored? The short answer is possibly. However fine toned this question could be, there are a few problems that seem to come with the territory. Mental health issues historically has been poorly understood. The term ...


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How is the new anti-conversion law going to affect Christians in India? The real short answer is that Christian Churches will adopt to the situation as they always have. Churches will continue to survive regardless of how legally they are mistreated in any time or place. To give you an example, I would like to mention with happened in Japan between 1614 and ...


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