Some argue that it was immoral for God to command Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac in Genesis 22:1-2. However, this objection is based upon an unbiblical, arbitrary, and unjustified moral standard that is ultimately irrelevant. The fact is that God had the right to command Abraham to sacrifice Isaac, and he had a reason […]
Articles Tagged: Hebrews
Has Anyone Ascended Into Heaven Besides Jesus?
Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether anyone has ascended into heaven besides Jesus. The argument is that the Bible says Enoch and Elijah ascended into heaven, but John 3:13 says that no one has ascended into heaven besides Jesus. However, there is a simple explanation that resolves this alleged contradiction in the […]
Does God Asking Adam, “Where are you?”, Contradict His Omniscience?
Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether God is omniscient. The argument is that the Bible teaches that God is omniscient (Hebrews 4:13), but God did not know where Adam was in Genesis 3:9. However, this alleged contradiction has a very easy answer. Scriptures – Does God Asking Adam, “Where are you?”, Contradict […]
Did Jacob Worship at the Head of the Bed or Leaning on His Staff?
Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning the question, “Did Jacob worship at the head of the bed or leaning on his staff?” The argument is that Genesis 47:31 says that Jacob worshipped at the head of the bed, but Hebrews 11:21 says that he worshipped leaning on his staff. However, there is a […]
Did Abraham Have One or Two Sons?
Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning how many sons Abraham had, whether he had one or two. The argument is that Genesis 22:2 and Hebrews 11:17 say that Abraham had one child, but Galatians 4:22 says that Abraham had two children. However, the solution to this alleged contradiction is extremely simple. Scriptures – […]
Calvinism and Hebrews 2:9 – “taste death for everyone”
Some argue that Calvinism and Hebrews 2:9 are contradictory because Hebrews 2:9 says that Jesus would “taste death for everyone.” They argue that this contradicts the Calvinist doctrine of limited atonement. However, there is a very reasonable interpretation for Hebrews 2:9 that does not at all contradict the doctrines of Calvinism. Hebrews 2:9 and Calvinism […]