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Who Did Jesus Appear to First?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning the question, “Who did Jesus appear to first?” The argument is that Matthew 28:9 seems to say that Jesus first appeared to the group of women, but John 20:14 says that Jesus first appeared to Mary. However, there is a reasonable explanation that solves this alleged contradiction […]

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Who Bought Joseph, the Ishmaelites or the Midianites?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning who bought Joseph, whether it was the Ishmaelites or the Midianites. The argument is that Genesis 37:28 and 39:1 say that the Ishmaelites bought Joseph, but Genesis 37:36 says that the Midianites bought Joseph. However, there is a simple explanation that resolves this alleged contradiction. Scriptures The […]

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Who Arrested Jesus, the Crowd or the Romans?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning who arrested Jesus, whether it was the crowd or the romans. The argument is that John 18:12 says that the Romans arrested Jesus, but Matthew 26:47, 50, Mark 14:43, and Luke 22:47 say that the crowd came the arrest Jesus. However, the solution to this alleged contradiction […]

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Where Did Cain Get His Wife?

Some argue that the Bible cannot be true because the Bible says that Cain had a wife, but there would only have been one family, the family of Adam and Eve, so where would Cain have found a wife? The answer is simple, and there is absolutely no problem with the biblical text. Genesis 4:17 […]

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When Did Peter and Andrew Start Following Jesus?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning when Peter and Andrew started following Jesus. The argument is that Matthew 4:18-19 says that Peter and Andrew started following Jesus when they were fishing in the Sea of Galilee, but John 1:42-43 says that they started following Jesus somewhere else. However, there is a very simple […]

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What Were Jesus’ Last Words on the Cross?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning what Jesus’ last words were on the cross. The argument is that Matthew 27:46 and Mark 15:34 seem to contradict Luke 23:46 and John 19:30. However, there is a reasonable explanation that solves this alleged contradiction in the Bible. Scriptures – What Were Jesus’ Last Words on […]

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What Was Written on the Cross?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning what was written on the cross. The argument is that Matthew 27:37, Mark 15:26, Luke 23:38, and John 19:19-20 are contradictory. However, there is a reasonable explanation that solves this alleged contradiction in the Bible. Scriptures – What Was Written on the Cross? Matthew 27:37 And over […]

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What Is Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning blasphemy of the Holy Spirit, since Matthew and Mark say that blasphemy against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven, but Scripture elsewhere says that any sin can be forgiven. What exactly is blasphemy of the Holy Spirit, and does Matthew and Mark contradict what Scripture teaches […]

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Why Was a Man Stoned for Gathering Sticks on the Sabbath?

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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Why Was the Non-Virgin Woman Stoned?

Some argue that the Bible cannot be true because it was immoral for God to command the stoning of the non-virgin woman. The argument is that the punishment is very disproportionate to the crime. Deuteronomy 22:13-21 – Why Was the Non-Virgin Stoned? 13 “If any man takes a wife and goes in to her and […]

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