Category Archives: Questions & Objections

“But Adam didn’t die when he disobeyed.”

Skeptics point to the fact that Adam lived until he was 930 years old (see Gen. 5:5) and claim that he did not die “the day” he ate the forbidden fruit. Just as physical death occurs when our soul separates … Continue reading

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“Why God allows false prophets rise up?”

Jeremiah is mistaken in his accusation. All of God’s judgments are true and righteous altogether (see Psa. 19:9). However, it is a mystery why God allows false prophets to gain positions of authority, where they can deceive so many with … Continue reading

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A contradiction?

Skeptics argue that this verse, Acts 1:18, contradicts Matt. 27:5, which says that Judas “went and hanged himself.” So how did Judas die? Note that this verse doesn’t state how he died; it just mentions what happened to his body. … Continue reading

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“How can we witness to people in other cultures?”

While we must be culturally sensitive in foreign countries, we need not do what most missionaries have done in the past—spend years learning the culture and the language of the nation before they shared the gospel. The biblical gospel message … Continue reading

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“Does God’s anger last forever?”

Skeptics argue that some verses say God’s anger does not last forever (Psa. 30:5; Jer. 3:12; Mic. 7:18), contradicting others that say God’s anger lasts forever (Jer. 17:4; Matt. 25:46). There are two types of God’s anger mentioned in these … Continue reading

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“Did God sanction genocide?”

God instructed Israel to put these people to death (see Deut. 20:16–18). Skeptics often accuse God of sanctioning genocide. However, if God treated any of us according to our sins, we would not only be put to death (see Rom. … Continue reading

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“How do you respond when someone says, ‘Well, no one is perfect’?”

Agree with him. The person is seeking to justify his sinful heart by spreading the blame around all of humanity, and at the same time inferring that the standard God requires is too high. Say, “That’s right; you are not … Continue reading

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