Category Archives: Questions & Objections

“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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“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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