Christians can save another person’s soul by turning them away from a sinful course that would have cost them their eternal life had they not turned around and repented.
NTBDC: James 5:12 – Is oath-taking forbidden or blessed?
On one occasion, Jesus Christ was correcting the Jews in their practice of light, loose, and indiscriminate making of oaths.
How Can We Explain Bible Difficulties and the Existence of Hundreds of Thousands of Scribal Errors in Our Manuscripts?
Bible critics, be they atheists, agnostics, Muslims, and so on, want to tell us that there are mistakes, errors, and contradictions in the Bible, not to mention hundreds of thousands of scribal errors. In fact, they would like us to believe that the Bible is filled with such things. They make this claim because ...
What Are the Recommended Procedures in Dealing With Bible Difficulties?
In dealing with Bible problems of any kind, whether in factual or in doctrinal matters, it is well to follow appropriate guidelines in determining the solution. How can this be done?
What Are Bible Difficulties and How Can We Approach Them?
THE BIBLE: ERRORS! CONTRADICTIONS! MISTAKES! Critics claim the Bible is filled with errors, mistakes, and contradictions. Some even speak of thousands of mistakes. The truth is there is ...
OTBD: PROVERBS 1:7 In what way is the fear of Jehovah “the beginning of knowledge” and “the beginning of wisdom”?
If there is no fear of Jehovah, there cannot be any knowledge, for the Father is the Creator of all things and the Author of the inspired, fully inerrant Scriptures. (Rom. 1:20; 2 Tim. 3:16-17)
OTBD: PROVERBS 1:1 How could Solomon’s writings be part of the Scripture since 1 Kings 11:6 said Solomon did evil in the eyes of the Lord?
"PROBLEM: Solomon began his reign as a man who loved the Lord (1 Kings 3:3). Later in his life he began to turn away from following the Lord and did that which was evil in God's sight. How can the writings of an evil man become Scripture?" - Thomas Howe; Norman L. Geisler.
Matthew 1:18 NTBDC: Mary was a descendant of Adam and an imperfect sinner. Therefore, how could Jesus, Mary’s firstborn, be perfect and free from sin in his physical body?
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)?
Matthew 1:9 NTBDC: Was Matthew mistaken when it came to the father of Jotham?
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.
GENESIS Chapters 1-2 OTBDC: Is there a Different order of creation in Genesis 2 than Genesis 1?
Genesis 1:1-2 inform the reader of the creation of the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:3-31 gives the reader an outline of the six creative days and the basic events and creative activities on those days. Genesis 2:1-3 is some basics on the seventh day, while Genesis 2:4 is a summary verse of the whole six creative days.