Monthly Archives: June 2015

Objection to Christianity #9: Why Would a Loving God Punish Anyone In Hell For Eternity?

First off, there is no Hell – not in the modern sense of the term anyway. Jesus promised eternal life only for his followers. Everyone else just dies and their souls are destroyed. End of story [Romans 6:23]. The fiery … Continue reading

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Wait, That’s From the Bible?

Here is a list of everyday words and phrases which you may be surprised to learn come directly from the Bible (KJV): “Let there be light” Genesis 1:3 “garden of Eden” Genesis 2:15 “tree of life” Genesis 3:22; Proverbs 3:18, … Continue reading

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So You Think You Know the “Ten Commandments”?

Christians are at least somewhat familiar with the so-called “Ten Commandments” that were spoken by God through Moses in the book of Exodus (Ex. 20:3-17), but what most Christians don’t realize, is that these are not the actual Ten Commandments … Continue reading

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What Does the Bible Really Say About Hell?

In popular culture, Hell has become place of eternal torment. The Bible, however, does not support this common misconception. In the Bible, Hell is simply the place where the soul is permanently destroyed – a second death, if you will. In … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Ever Say He Was God?

I have often heard people say that Jesus never claimed to be God. This popular misconception is patently untrue. In John 8:58, He specifically claimed to be YHWH (the God of Israel). Later in John 10:30, He claimed that He … Continue reading

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Is There Any Such Thing As a Completely Selfless Act?

Let’s face it.  We’re all only human. There are only two reasons we voluntarily do anything: hope of pleasure and fear of pain. However, it is what we find most pleasurable or painful which defines as individuals. We call people … Continue reading

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Is the Cross an Appropriate Symbol For Christ?

As a central fixture of most Christian churches you will find a cross.  Ask any Christian the significance of this symbol and most will say something similar to, “Christ died for our sins.” While true, is that really the most … Continue reading

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Was the Resurrection Really Supernatural?

I was thinking about the Resurrection today. At first blush, we might say it was supernatural – that is – against the laws of nature. Dead means dead, right? There’s no coming back from the dead without supernatural intervention.  But … Continue reading

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Were Adam and Eve Real People?

Polls show that almost half of all Americans think that Adam and Eve were real people that lived less than ten thousand years ago. In other words, they take the Biblical account in Genesis quite literally. As an American, this … Continue reading

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