Category Archives: Biblical Difficulties

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

The Purpose of Life: A Biblical Narrative

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  He was with God in the beginning.  Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.  (John … Continue reading

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The Nature of the Cross

One of the greatest difficulties involved in believing in the Christian faith is the idea that Jesus Christ had to die on the cross at Calvary in order for God the Father to forgive sins.  This idea does not seem to … Continue reading

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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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