Category Archives: Questions & Objections

“Since the wages of sin is death, I’ll be okay because when I die I will have paid for my sins.”

It is true that the Bible says, “The wages of sin is death” (Rom. 6:23). Those who say such things are gambling the whole of their eternity on the meaning of one word: “death.” They assume it means the “termination of … Continue reading

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“Jesus never even existed.”

Surprisingly, some skeptics claim that Jesus didn’t exist, though to do so they have to reject the entire New Testament historical record. The New Testament contains hundreds of references to Jesus Christ, and in terms of ancient manuscript evidence, this … Continue reading

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“If this is the best God can do, I am not impressed.”

Atheist George Carlin (who passed into eternity in 2008) said, “But I want you to know something, this is sincere, I want you to know, when it comes to believing in God, I really tried. I really, really tried. I … Continue reading

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“What if someone doesn’t believe ‘taking God’s name in vain’ is a sin?”

The lost may argue that they don’t consider casually saying “God” to be blasphemy. In fact, the phrase “omigod” is so embedded in the vocabulary of youth today that it is shortened to “OMG” for ease in text messaging. It … Continue reading

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“When I ask someone if he is saved and he sarcastically says, ‘Saved from what?’ how should I respond?”

He almost has a right to be sarcastic (what Shakespeare called “the lowest form of wit”). As Christians, we should be careful when we use words like “saved,” because they make no sense to an unbeliever. We put up signs … Continue reading

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“Is lying acceptable… sometimes?”

This is a contentious issue. Most husbands would lie if an armed intruder asked if his wife was hiding in the house. If he said, “Yes, she’s under the bed,” then he would be enabling her murder. What would he … Continue reading

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“What was a concubinage?”

“Concubinage was practiced in many ancient cultures, especially in Mesopotamia…where a private citizen might have one or two concubines in addition to his primary wife…A concubine was often a slave or part of the booty of war (Judges 5:30). A … Continue reading

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