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Couldn’t God just forgive instead of sending His Son to die?

Why couldn’t God just forgive all our wrongdoings? Because it would be like a judge who, faced with a murderer, stood up from his seat and said, “I forgive you.” Not only would he shock the courtroom and outrage the … Continue reading

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How can anyone love a God who killed all those people at the Flood?

Your question is tying unlike concepts together. That’s like saying, “How could anyone love a guy who holds up a umbrella in the rain?” The man was not holding up the umbrella in a love context; the action was not … Continue reading

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Isn’t it hypocritical of God to command us not to kill, yet he had killed millions at the Flood?

When a policeman arrests a person for murder, a judge condemns him to death, and a special group straps him to a death chair and kills him, none of them are saying, “Do as I do.” None of them are … Continue reading

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Doesn’t the Bible say that God created evil?

Here is the verse: “I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the Lord do all these things” (Isaiah 45:7). The word evil in this passage has been mistranslated in the King James Version … Continue reading

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What if God does not exist after all?

If the Christian God does not exist after all …   Then how did the prophets plainly foretell of Jesus’ coming, complete with the exact name of his birthplace, how he would die, even to pre-quote the words people will … Continue reading

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If God created all things, who created God?

It’s only natural to be curious about how people invent things. When we admire the intricacies of a created object, such as the iTouch or the Sistine Chapel paintings, we naturally are curious about the creator. When people find out … Continue reading

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If the Bible says that love keeps no record of wrongs, then why does God, who is love, keep such records?

Love and judgment are two different things, not opposites, so they can exist together. A federal judge can sentence lawbreakers to prison and still go home and love his kids. Love and hate can also exist together. When we love … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with thinking of God as being black (or any other color)?

Since the Scriptures say that God exists from eternity past to eternity future with no beginning or end, it would be disconcerting to think of God as possessing any kind of nationality – he was present before any nation existed … Continue reading

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Is there any way to prove that God exists?

God can do what no one else can do. If you wanted to prove that you were God, you would probably prove it by accomplishing what ordinary mortals cannot do. Perhaps you would fly. Or disappear and reappear in a … Continue reading

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Why do people believe that God is three persons in one God?

We believe God is a trinity of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit because that’s how he has revealed himself in scripture. Here is a way to explain the Trinity concept.

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How can we tell what God is like?

What do statesman Benjamin Franklin, football player Jackie Robinson, and television actress Lucille Ball have in common? They all wrote autobiographies. Their words are an open door to their world. We learn of their thoughts, plans, and accomplishments. Though they … Continue reading

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Is it true that if God doesn’t answer my prayers then there is no God?

People have many ideas about what God is like. Some treat him like a vending machine. Every time you put in money, the vending machine returns an item. Since they never get what they want every time they pray for … Continue reading

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Is God’s love unconditional?

God demonstrates his love in different ways to his children. If a child is in rebellion, he may demonstrate his compassion with chastisement to bring her back to repentance. If a child is living by faith, God may demonstrate love … Continue reading

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