Many people believe that the universe, including all forms of life, were created by a Supreme Being who is generally referred to as God. However, many other people believe that the universe, including all forms of life, came into existence as a result of a completely random universal force they might refer to as […]
Scientific evidence suggests that the universe is immense beyond the comprehension of the vast majority of humans. So, is there reason to believe that God is – or can be – present everywhere throughout the universe at the same time (i.e., omnipresent)? Let’s consider what the Bible says about where God is present.
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Some people believe that every person is a child of God, whereas other people believe that God’s only children are the Israelites and/or those who have genuinely trusted in Jesus Christ as their Savior. Which point of view does the Bible support?
We believe the scriptures that follow are the most relevant to resolving this […]
Some people believe the Bible indicates that God is impatient, whereas the Bible contains scriptures that instruct us to be patient. Does this infer there is a double standard – one for God and another for us – with regard to the matter of patience? To answer this question, we will consider what the […]
The Bible indicates in Revelation 20:11-13 that every person will eventually be held accountable to God for all their deeds. When the Bible and the laws of our society agree as to what is right and what is wrong regarding particular deeds (or behavior), there should be no uncertainty about whether we should or […]
Some people believe that the Ark of the Covenant (also referred to as the Ark of God), which God instructed Moses (in Exodus 25) to build, had mystical powers, but is such a belief supported by accounts that are recorded in the Bible? To assess the merit of this belief, we will examine the […]
In the four gospels (i.e., Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John), there seem to be discrepancies in the recording of various incidents in the life of Jesus Christ. We will address them under two primary categories: healing incidents, and other incidents.
Throughout the New Testament, there are numerous recorded incidents of healings by Jesus Christ. […]
Doesn’t the Bible indicate that a person is not guilty of sin if they do something wrong without knowing it is wrong (i.e., if they sin unintentionally)? Isn’t a person innocent in such circumstances and, therefore, they should not be concerned about being punished by God?
Perhaps surprisingly, the answer to both of these questions […]
To answer the basic question posed by this article, let’s first consider several instances reported in the Bible that pertain to God’s protection of His faithful followers in situations that otherwise probably would have resulted in premature death for those followers.
Genesis 6:9 – 8:18 provides an account of God’s protection of a righteous man […]
Although all people are endowed by their Creator with inalienable rights that include life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, as stated in the Declaration of Independence of the United States, all people are not born with equal attributes.
People are born with big differences in their intellects and aptitudes, their physical abilities and features, […]