Category Archives: Biblical Difficulties

Looking at passages that are commonly cited as posing a challenge to Christianity.

The Old Testament in One Diagram

So I am a big believer in simplicity and I was thinking of the simplest way to explain my interpretation of the Old Testament.  I did this once before with my “Reformed Christian Quiz“, but I didn’t think it was … Continue reading

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15 Common Bible Difficulties

As you browse through news stories on some sites, you will come across various sensational links.  You know the kind, “Ten most dangerous animals”, “Twelve Celebrity fails”, “Twenty Unbelievable dogs”.  A couple of days ago, I came across one entitled … Continue reading

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The LCD Principle of Bible Interpretation

If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink:  For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD shall reward thee.  (Proverbs 25: 21-22) One … Continue reading

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Where’s the Faith?

In 1984, Wendy’s began one of the most popular advertisement campaigns of all time.  Featuring three older women in search of a hamburger, every one of the commercials featured the tag line “Where’s the beef?”  These commercials were an instant  … Continue reading

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Direct Biblical Contradictions

Every once in a while, you come across a verse in the Bible that seems to directly contradict itself or a verse that was immediately previous to it.  When non-Christians use such verses to cast doubt on the divine inspiration … Continue reading

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The Death of a Pacifist

As a child, my parents taught me to abhor violence.  From “don’t hit your brother” to “violence never solves anything”, I was indoctrinated with pacifist and liberal ideas from the time I was old enough to walk.  As I have … Continue reading

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Reflections on Hell

When I was a young Christian and I would struggle with the idea of hell, some Christians would argue that the Bible’s teaching on hell should serve as a spur to make me want to go out and evangelize the … Continue reading

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