Some argue that it was wrong for God to command that the man who was gathering sticks on the Sabbath in Numbers 15:32-36 be stoned because the punishment was not proportionate to what seems like a relatively minor crime. However, there are several responses to this argument that demonstrate that there is nothing wrong with […]
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Was God Commanding the Killing of Nations, Women, and Children Wrong?
Some argue that it was immoral for God to command the killing of entire nations, including women and children, in the Bible. However, there are several responses to this argument that answer this alleged problem with the Bible. Scriptures – Was God Commanding the Killing of Nations, Women, and Children Wrong? Moses said to them, […]
If God Is Not a Man, What About Jesus?
Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether Jesus can be God if “God is not a man.” The argument is that Numbers 23:19 says that God is not a man, but Jesus is a man. However, there is a very easy explanation that solves this alleged contradiction in the Bible. Numbers 23:19 – […]
Has Anyone Seen God?
Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether anyone has seen God. The argument is that some passages say that no one has seen God, while others say that particular people have seen God. However, there is a reasonable explanation that solves this apparent contradiction. Scriptures – Has Anyone Seen God? No One Has […]
Why Were the Midianite Virgins Spared?
The Moral Argument Concerning the Midianite Virgins Some argue that it was immoral for God to give the Midianite virgins to the Israelites in Numbers 31:17-18. However, there are several responses that answer this alleged problem in the Bible. 17 Now therefore, kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman who has known man […]