Monthly Archives: September 2010

Would you ever change your mind about the truth of the Bible?

Q: I saw a question asked of atheists on a discussion thread:  What evidence would it take to cause you to change your mind and believe in God? I turn the question around:  What evidence would be required to change … Continue reading

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What distinguishes Christianity from other belief systems?

Q: What distinguishes Christianity from other belief systems, such that it allows its adherents to believe in it and discount all the other believers of all the other religions?  How do Christians know that Hindus, Zoroastrians, Muslims, Jews, Buddhists and … Continue reading

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Does a belief in the literal truth of the Bible discredit science?

Q: People who believe in the literal truth of the Bible seem therefore not to accept scientific discoveries in certain disciplines such as archeology, physics, biology and cosmology.  Does a belief in the literal truth of the Bible discredit science … Continue reading

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Why is it important that the Bible be taken as truth?

Q: Why is it important that the Bible be taken as truth?  Would the Christian faith be diminished if the Bible were metaphorical, or is there some other issue with such an interpretation? George: The Bible says it is the … Continue reading

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How could Jesus appear before He was born?

Q: How could Jesus appear before He was born? In my last post, I explained that Jesus appeared to Abraham before He came into this world at His first coming. This may seem like a bit of a problem, to … Continue reading

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How could God become a man?

Q: How could God become a man? The Bible explains that God has revealed Himself in three distinct persons: God the Father, God the Son (Jesus), and God the Holy Spirit. This is one and the same God, who has … Continue reading

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When should I stop praying?

Q: When should I stop praying for a certain request? The Lord commanded us to pray always and not give up. “Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not … Continue reading

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Can I pray for the dead to be raised?

Q: Can I pray for the dead to be raised? In Matthew 10, Jesus told His disciples to raise the dead, saying, “Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons. Freely you received, freely give.” (Matthew … Continue reading

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Can I pray for the sick to be healed?

Q: Can I pray for the sick to be healed? In Matthew 10, Jesus told His disciples to heal the sick, saying, “Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons. Freely you received, freely give.” (Matthew … Continue reading

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What about micro-evolution?

Q: I have heard there is a difference between macro and micro evolution. Explain this. “Macro” evolution is the evolution that is being referred to when you hear about apes becoming humans. This has never happened, nor ever will happen, … Continue reading

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