We all know that God has a serious problem with sin, but if he is truly loving he should be more tolerant of our shortcomings, right? The reality is that God is merciful, but that isn’t quite the same as being tolerant. Tweet There is a reason God can’t stand sin. You see, his core… Read more »
Posts Tagged: apologetics
To understand the cause of sin, we need to understand the condition of people who sin. And we need look no further than ourselves or our children.
Evil is the corruption of that which is good. Humanity first experienced evil when Adam and Eve chose to exercise their freewill and eat of the forbidden fruit. Evil is the corruption of free will, which God gave us in order that we might have the choice to believe he is the arbiter of right… Read more »
Evil had to come from somewhere, right? But from where? We know that God is perfectly good and holy, and that there is no evil in him. There is the capacity for evil in us, however, as God created humanity with the freedom of choice. Evil comes from an abuse of good power called free… Read more »
The Bible says that God gets jealous over us. But we’re taught early on that getting jealous is wrong. So is God capable of doing wrong?
To ask the question, “Is God male or female?” is like asking if God is left- or right-handed. Or if his first language is Spanish or English. The questions are irrelevant, because God is not confined by our humanity. God created us in his image, but he is unlike us in many, many ways. True,… Read more »
The idea that God is three in one is confusing to many people. God exists as three persons, yet he is one being. Each person of the Trinity—the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit—has a separate identity while yet possessing the full nature of God. Jesus is the divine Son of God. This does not mean… Read more »
When we think of God, we may imagine the powerful Creator sitting on his throne in heaven. We may think of him in human form as Jesus, Savior of the World. But do we view him as the Holy Spirit? Just who is God in the person of the Holy Spirit, anyway? The Holy Spirit… Read more »
When we look at the world around us, we get glimpses of God’s creative nature and his incomprehensible immenseness. But God also reveals himself to us in Scripture. Through the reliable written Word of God we gain deep insights into God’s infinite characteristics, his relational heart, and his holy nature. Through Jesus, we get to… Read more »
One of the questions believers are asked is, “Who or what caused God?” The simplest answer is to reply, “If God could be caused to exist, then he would not be God!” God is eternal; he has life without beginning or end. Because God has always existed, he didn’t need a cause. This concept is… Read more »