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Why Was the Rebellious Son Stoned?

Some argue that the Bible cannot be true because it was immoral for God to command the stoning of rebellious sons. The argument is that the punishment is very disproportionate to the crime. Deuteronomy 21:18-21 – Why Was the Rebellious Son Stoned? “If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey […]

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Were the Angels Sitting or Standing at the Tomb?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether the angels were sitting or standing at the tomb. The argument is that Matthew 28:2-5 says that the angels were sitting on the stone, Mark 16:5-6 and John 20:12-13 say that the angels were sitting in the tomb, and Luke 24:2-6 says that the angels were […]

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Were Plants or Humans Created First?

Some argue that Genesis 1 and 2 are contradictory concerning when plants were created. Those who make this argument say that Genesis 1 says that plants were created before humans, but Genesis 2 seems to say that plants were created after humans. However, there is a very easy answer to this alleged contradiction. Scriptures – Were Plants or Humans […]

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Were Animals or Humans Created First?

Some argue that Genesis 1:24-26 and 2:18-19 are contradictory concerning whether animals or humans were created first. The argument is that Genesis 1:24-26 says that animals were created first, while Genesis 2:18-19 says that humans were created first. However, there is a very reasonable interpretation of these passages that easily reconciles this apparent contradiction. Scriptures […]

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Was the Wine Mixed With Gall or Myrrh?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether the wine that was given to Jesus on the cross was mixed with gall or myrrh. The argument is that Matthew 27:34 says that it was mixed with gall, but Mark 15:23 says that it was mixed with myrrh. However, there is a reasonable explanation that […]

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Was the Tax Collector Named Matthew or Levi?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether the tax collector was named Matthew or Levi. The argument is that Matthew 9:9 says that the tax collector’s name was Matthew, but Mark 2:14 and Luke 5:27 say that the tax collector’s name was Levi. However, the solution to this alleged contradiction in the Bible […]

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Was the Stone Rolled Away Before or After Mary Arrived?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether the stone was rolled away before or after Mary arrived at the tomb. The argument is that Matthew 28:1-5 says that the stone was rolled away after Mary arrived at the tomb, but Mark 16:3-4, Luke 24:2, and John 20:1 say that the stone was rolled […]

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Was Maacah or Micaiah King Abijah’s Mother?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning who was King Abijah’s mother, Maacah or Micaiah. The argument is that 2 Chronicles 11:20 says that Maacah was King Abijah’s mother, but 2 Chronicles 13:2 says that Micaiah was King Abihah’s mother. However, there is a very simple explanation that solves this alleged contradiction in the […]

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Was Lot Righteous? Did He Sin Against His Daughters?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether Lot was righteous. The argument is that Genesis 19:8 demonstrates that Lot was unrighteous because he offered his daughters to the mob of men, but 2 Peter 2:6-7 says that Lot was righteous. However, there is a very simple explanation that eliminates this alleged contradiction. Scriptures […]

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Was John the Baptist Elijah?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether John the Baptist was Elijah. The argument is that Matthew 11:13-14 says that John the Baptist was Elijah, but John 1:19-21 says that John the Baptist was not Elijah. However, there is a reasonable explanation for this alleged contradiction in the Bible. Scriptures – Was John […]

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