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Was Jesus’ Robe Scarlet or Purple?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether Jesus’ robe was scarlet or purple. The argument is that Matthew 27:28 says that Jesus’ robe was scarlet, but Mark 15:17, 20 and John 19:2, 5 say that Jesus’ robe was purple. However, the solution to this alleged contradiction in the Bible is simple. Scriptures – […]

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Was Jairus’s Daughter Dead When He Saw Jesus?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether Jairus’s daughter was dead when he came to see Jesus. The argument is that Matthew 9:18 says that she was dead, but Mark 5:22-23 and Luke 8:41-42 say that she was near death. However, there is a reasonable explanation that solves this alleged contradiction in the […]

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Was It Wrong for God to Command Abraham to Sacrifice Isaac?

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 […]

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Was God Wrong to Multiply the Pain of Women in Childbearing?

Some argue that it was immoral for God to multiply the pain of women in childbearing in Genesis 3:16. However, those who object to what God did in Genesis 3:16 are imposing an external, arbitrary, and unjustified moral standard upon God. The simple truth is that it was not wrong for God to punish both […]

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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, […]

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Was David Guilty of Numbering Israel?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether David was guilty of numbering Israel. The argument is that 2 Samuel 24:1 says that God incited, or moved, David to number Israel, but 2 Samuel 24:10 says that David sinned in numbering Israel. However, the solution to this alleged contradiction in the Bible is simple. […]

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Ahimelech or Abiathar the High Priest

Was Ahimelech or Abiathar the High Priest?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether Ahimelech or Abiathar was the high priest. The argument is that 1 Samuel 21:1 says that Ahimelech was the high priest, but Mark 2:26 says that Abiathar was the high priest. However, there are at least two reasonable explanations that solve this alleged contradiction in the […]

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Was “He shall be called a Nazarene” an Old Testament Prophecy?

Some argue that since the prophecy in Matthew 2:22-23 about Jesus being a Nazarene is not found explicitly in the Old Testament, it demonstrates that there is a mistake in the Bible. However, there are several reasonable explanations that would resolve this alleged problem in the Bible. Matthew 2:22-23 – Was “He shall be called […]

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Should We Let Our Good Works Be Seen?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether we should let our good works be seen. The argument is that Matthew 6:1-4 and 23:3-5 say that we should not let our good works be seen, but Matthew 5:16 and 1 Peter 2:12 say that we should let our good works be seen. However, the […]

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Is the Order of the Temptations of Jesus Contradictory?

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning the order of the temptations of Jesus. The argument is that Matthew 4:1-10 and Luke 4:1-12 present the temptations of Jesus in different orders. However, there is a reasonable explanation the solves this alleged contradiction in the Bible. Scriptures – Is the Order of the Temptations of […]

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