Category Archives: Questions & Objections

“Since God is loving, why would He send people to hell?”

By Mark Spence  Why should we think God has less sense of justice than mankind? God is loving, but that’s not all He is. He’s also a good judge. Should a loving human judge allow criminals to go free? Of … Continue reading

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“How is a person “justified”?”

The Bible doesn’t mention “Catholics, Methodists, Lutherans, Episcopals,” etc. Instead, the Scriptures simply have two categories for humanity: the “just” and the “unjust.” The “just” are those whom God has justified (made right with Himself through their repentance and faith … Continue reading

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“How can you believe in a talking snake?”

I am sure a talking parrot, three hundred people flying through the sky in a big tin can called a jumbo jet, a human being growing inside another person, and men walking on the moon don’t sound logical to the … Continue reading

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“Can you appeal to the conscience if it is seared?”

Definitely. A “seared” conscience is not a “dead” conscience. In Scripture, the conscience is referred to as “weak” (1 Cor. 8:7–12), “good” (1 Tim. 1:5), “pure” (1 Tim. 3:9), “defiled” (Titus 1:15), and “evil” (Heb. 10:22), but it is never … Continue reading

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“What about radiometric dating?”

Does radiometric dating show that rocks are millions of years old? No! This dating method requires assumptions about the content of the original rocks and the decay rate in the past. Since the Bible is clear about the earth’s age … Continue reading

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“What do you say to those who believe in reincarnation?”

Don’t get sidetracked into discussing it. I normally ask people what they think they will come back as and what they would like to be in the next life. I may ask what they did to merit coming back in … Continue reading

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“Why does God want to torture people in hell?”

God will not “torture” anyone. He will simply give them justice. A criminal who viciously raped three teenage girls may believe that his being thrown into a cold prison is torture. The judge rather knows better. He calls it “justice.” … Continue reading

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