Discover the biblical perspective on why good people suffer. Explore the concept of sin and its role in human suffering, and understand how the Bible teaches us to find hope in the midst of our pain.
BIBLICAL INSIGHTS: Are We to Blame for Our Own Suffering?
In this article, we explore the question of whether we are to blame for our own suffering from a biblical perspective. We examine the role of personal choices and actions, as well as external factors such as oppression and health, and consider how Bible principles can help reduce suffering.
Is God to Blame for Our Suffering?
Does God cause our suffering? Many people blame him, but what does the Bible really say? Read on to understand why misrepresentation of God's character can lead to confusion and how he truly feels about our pain.
Foreknowledge and Free Will: Exploring a Bible Difficulty
Do you struggle with understanding how God's foreknowledge and human freedom can coexist? This article delves into the topic, providing a clear and detailed explanation of God's foreknowledge and how it relates to free will. Based on the work of world-renowned apologist Dr. William Lane Craig, this article will challenge your beliefs and help you better understand the relationship between foreknowledge and freedom. Get ready to learn about Chronological Priority, Logical Priority, and God's ability to see down the timeline. Don't miss out on this thought-provoking exploration of a Bible difficulty.
JOHN 13:4-16 NTBDC: Does This Mean that Foot-Washing Should be Ceremoniously Repeated by Christians?
Why Did Jesus Wash the Disciples' Feet at Passover? Are Christians to ceremoniously repeat this?
SCRIPTURES OFTEN MISUNDERSTOOD (1 John 2:2): Some Things in the Bible Are Not So Difficult After All
However, what happens if and when we do commit sin? Have we tried in vain to be holy? Do we start all the way back at the beginning and lose the spiritual ground we’ve gained?
Acts 20:28: What Does it Mean that God Obtained, Purchased, or Acquired His Congregation? Obtained from Where or Whom?
The church is often represented as having thus been bought with a price, (1 Co. 6:20; 7:23; 2 Pet. 2:1) But what or who was the price paid to? Who or What Did God Obtain His Church From?
1 JOHN 1:8-10; 2:1; 3:8-10: Can a Believer Lose His Salvation?
New Testament Bible scholars David Walls and Max Anders attempt to unravel this conundrum. The problem is, they are quite mistaken. We will look at their full argument, which sounds very biblically grounded, until the missing information is given.
MATTHEW 1: Virgin Birth of Mary Significance
Jesus’ miraculous conception, or virgin birth, is significant in Scripture. First, with God as his Father, he did not inherit Adam’s sin nature, as have all other men and women in the world who have two human parents. Thus, ...
EPHESIANS 1:4: How is it that Adam and Eve were blamed for their actions before the foundation of the world?
How is it that Adam and Eve were blamed for their actions before the foundation of the world (predestination) when they had not been created yet? Doesn’t that violate God’s principle of justice?