It was the response of professor Cullen Story, on Bart Ehrman’s paper during his Ph.D. at Princeton Theological Seminary, which sent Ehrman onto the road of Agnosticism: “Maybe Mark just made a mistake.” Really?
The first book of the Bible, Genesis, and the book of Job explains why God has allowed bad things to happen when he has the power to stop them. William Lane Craig writes, “God has morally sufficient reasons for permitting the evil and suffering in the world.”
Should Christians Own a Gun? The act of self defense in association with the use of a gun is a topic that remains highly controversial amongst society - especially Christians.
Let me begin by saying, none of you know where this article is going. But what I can tell you is that it will be factual, biblically grounded, and historically grounded. I can also tell you that it will be brief and to the point. However, we will have another linked article herein that will dig deeper for those interested. If you are interested in an objective answer to these three questions, please continue reading.
The apostle Paul tells us in Galatians 4:4 that the Father “sent forth his Son, born of a woman.” How did the laws of heredity work with this union of perfection (the life of the Son) with imperfection (the ovum or egg cell in Mary’s womb)?
The Bible tells us in 2 Kings 15:1-7 that the father of Jotham was Azariah, while in 2 Kings 15:32 and 34, we are told that Jotham's father is named Uzziah. The Bible critic would claim that the Bible author made a mistake when he listed two different people as the father of Jotham.
Here Matthew says, “and Joram became the father of Uzziah.” Yet, 1 Chronicles 3:11 says, “Joram his son [and then], Ahaziah his son, Joash his son.” Thus, which is it?
Here James says that Abraham, our father, was justified by works. However, Paul wrote, “For by works of the law no human being will be justified.” (Rom 3:20) How is it that these two were not contradicting one another?
The Bible difficulty here is that the Bible says that for one to receive salvation, they must “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved.” (Ac 16:31)