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Why Don’t Christians Stone People to Death?

| January 10, 2014

Post Author: Bill Pratt  If you are a Christian, how many times have you heard a skeptic say, “If you believe that the Bible is really the Word of God, then why don’t you [fill in the blank with a divine command from Leviticus]?” Since the first five books of the Bible (aka the Pentateuch, […]

#3 Post of 2013 – If God Can Kill, Why Can’t We?

| December 26, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Critics of Christianity sometimes point to passages in the Bible where God takes human life, and they ask, “Isn’t God breaking his own commandment to not kill?” If God can ignore the sixth commandment, then isn’t it hypocritical for him to expect us to obey it? Does this argument really work, though? No. […]

Why Is the God of the Old Testament Worthy of Worship? His Mercy

| November 1, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Skeptics of Christianity love to point out all the difficult passages in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament. By noting these difficult passages, skeptics explicitly or implicitly imply that Christians are foolish (or even deranged) for worshiping the God described in the Old Testament. My problem with this implication is that […]

Why Is the God of the Old Testament Worthy of Worship? His Love

| October 30, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Skeptics of Christianity love to point out all the difficult passages in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament. By noting these difficult passages, skeptics explicitly or implicitly imply that Christians are foolish (or even deranged) for worshiping the God described in the Old Testament. My problem with this implication is that […]

Why Is the God of the Old Testament Worthy of Worship? His Truthfulness

| October 28, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Skeptics of Christianity love to point out all the difficult passages in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament. By noting these difficult passages, skeptics explicitly or implicitly imply that Christians are foolish (or even deranged) for worshiping the God described in the Old Testament. My problem with this implication is that […]

Why Is the God of the Old Testament Worthy of Worship? His Moral Perfection

| October 25, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Skeptics of Christianity love to point out all the difficult passages in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament. By noting these difficult passages, skeptics explicitly or implicitly imply that Christians are foolish (or even deranged) for worshiping the God described in the Old Testament. My problem with this implication is that […]

Why Is the God of the Old Testament Worthy of Worship? His Holiness

| October 23, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Skeptics of Christianity love to point out all the difficult passages in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament. By noting these difficult passages, skeptics explicitly or implicitly imply that Christians are foolish (or even deranged) for worshiping the God described in the Old Testament. My problem with this implication is that […]

Why Is the God of the Old Testament Worthy of Worship? His Majesty and Beauty

| October 21, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Skeptics of Christianity love to point out all the difficult passages in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament. By noting these difficult passages, skeptics explicitly or implicitly imply that Christians are foolish (or even deranged) for worshiping the God described in the Old Testament. My problem with this implication is that […]

Why Is the God of the Old Testament Worthy of Worship? His Wisdom

| October 18, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  Skeptics of Christianity love to point out all the difficult passages in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament. By noting these difficult passages, skeptics explicitly or implicitly imply that Christians are foolish (or even deranged) for worshiping the God described in the Old Testament. My problem with this implication is […]

How Does Jesus Help Us Understand the Binding of Isaac?

| May 8, 2013

Post Author: Bill Pratt  The story, in Genesis 22, of God commanding Abraham to sacrifice Isaac has always been perplexing to readers. However, this story takes on special significance to Christians, for it foreshadows the sacrifice of God’s Son for mankind. David Baggett and Jerry Walls, in Good God: The Theistic Foundations of Morality, bring this significance to light. […]

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