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.
SCRIPTURES OFTEN MISUNDERSTOOD: Deuteronomy 14:21: Why Could Israelites Give a Stranger an Animal Found Dead Yet Not Eat It Themselves?
Deuteronomy 14:21 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 21 “You shall not eat anything that dies of itself. You may give it to the sojourner who is inside your gates, and he may eat it, or it may be sold to a foreigner. For you are a holy people to Jehovah your God. “You shall not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk.”
Genesis 7:1-2 BDC: How many of the clean animals did Noah take into the ark: seven of each clean animal or seven pairs of each?
Jehovah told Noah after he had completed the ark: “Go into the ark, you and all your household, for I have seen that you are righteous before me in this generation. You shall take with you of every clean animal by sevens, a male and his female; and of the animals that are not clean two, the male and its mate.” (Genesis 7:1-2)
GENESIS 5:1: From Where Did Moses Get the Information He Included in Genesis?
Every piece of information that is found in the Book of Genesis came before Moses was seen born: from the Creation account to Jacob’s funeral and Joseph’s remaining time in Egypt, up unto his death at one hundred and ten years old. So, how did Moses receive this information?
Does Isaiah 45:7 mean that God Is the Author of Evil?
“According to this verse, God “creates good and evil” (KJv, Cf. Jer. 18:11 and Lam. 3:38; Amos 3:6). But many other Scriptures inform us that God is not evil (1 John 1:5), cannot even look approvingly on evil (Hab. 1:13), and cannot even be tempted by evil (James 1:13).”—Norman L. Geisler
IN QUEST OF THE HISTORICAL ADAM: Did Adam Really Exist?
Was Adam merely an allegorical (fictional) person? Were the events recorded in the Bible Book of Genesis true and historical? And if so, who was he, and when did he live? Was the Garden of Eden a real historical place? How long were Adam and Eve In the Garden of Eden before they sinned?
Is the Old Testament Ethical?
The prevailing prejudice against Scripture is that the Old Testament portrays a violent God of a violent people and is filled with narratives recounting horrendous events with disreputable people playing major roles. Is the Old Testament ethical? Here are some reasons why it is.