Category Archives: Questions & Objections

“Which ‘god’ are you talking about: Thor, Zeus, etc.?”

The inference in this question is, “These were mythical gods, and so is yours.” Atheists are correct about these gods being myths. Man gravitates toward idolatry (making up false gods) as a moth does to a flame. There are millions … Continue reading

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“What about those who have never heard?”

The inference is that those who have never heard the gospel are basically good people who do not deserve to go to hell. So, tell the questioner that they will be fine—if they are good people. However, in God’s eyes … Continue reading

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“If Christianity is true, why are so many atrocities committed in the name of Christ?”

Jesus often asked questions of His questioners, to help them think it through logically and see whether their question is even valid. So follow His example. People who pose this question seem to be saying that whenever atrocities are committed … Continue reading

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“But Jesus dishonored his parents!”

This biblical incident is a favorite of atheists, as they try to find fault with Jesus. The accusation is that Jesus dishonored His parents by staying behind in Jerusalem, when they were traveling back to Nazareth. Therefore, He was in … Continue reading

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“An error in Mark 4:31.”

Skeptics claim that Mark 4:31 is an error, that the mustard seed is not the smallest seed on earth. But keep in mind that Jesus is not leading a botany class—He is explaining the kingdom of God using an analogy … Continue reading

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“Why does the Bible call for the stoning of non-virgins?”

The Law of God did call for the stoning of non-virgin brides, as well as rebellious, drunken youths (see 21:18–21), with the purpose that “all Israel shall hear and fear.” However, there is no recorded incident in Scripture of either … Continue reading

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The best thing you can do for new converts.

“Is it wise to send new converts out into the battlefield before they are grounded in the Word and apologetics?” It is the best thing you can do for them. The woman at the well didn’t go to a seminary … Continue reading

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