Since every action presupposes an inclination first, Adam, Eve, and the angels must have had a sinful attraction to eat the fruit from the tree of knowledge after the serpent tempted them. Inclinations are involuntary reactions your body has to a stimulus. For example, straight men will only choose to have sex with women if … More Why did God make Adam and Eve with the desire for sin?
In one debate atheist Edward Tabash from California asked why can we not have super natural events to help us believe in a super nature creator, and I wonder: #1 has there been any more research or progress made on this answer? #2 Is my response in danger of any logical errors? I would have … More Why doesn’t God give more or better reasons to believe?
The more I thought about God, the more I realized: Doesn’t God just postpone the deep questions about existence, rather than really answer them? The more I consider it, the more I realize that using “God” to answer the questions of meaning, existence as such, and consciousness answers the questions locally to us, but the … More Why is *THIS* God the one that exists, instead of a different one?
My question relates to the honorable burial of Jesus by Joseph of Arimathea. Several mainstream scholars (Bart Ehrman in particular), have stated in books and blogs that Jesus probably never receive a decent burial. Ehrman basically says that Jesus, in the manner of other dissidents, was probably buried in a shallow / trench grave like … More Was Jesus *REALLY* buried by Joseph?
Matt, can you explain why is objectively true that moral being is always greater that a being that isn’t?
I have a Christian friend who says that we can know nothing empirically. He goes far enough to say that nothing can be proven with certainty. This has been bothering me because I cannot show that he is wrong. Is there a way to deal with uncertainty in our lives?
I have been married to my wife for 7 years. If ever I looked at a person and saw someone who loved Jesus, it would be my wife. Her words, actions, behavior, and heart reflect the grace of God in so many ways. Lately, however, her faith in God has been deeply shaken and she … More In light of the problem of evil, how do we know God is good?
I am a young new believer in Christ but I have some doubts with my faith. I am African American so my ancestry runs into slavery at some point along the way. I know that the bible does not support the idea that people from European descent are not superior to other ethnicities but I … More How can we trust the Bible when it permitted slavery?
Can you give me short explanation on how can we be sure that every book in the Bible is inspired by God?
I recently read an article that argued that Jesus did not actually die on the Cross, that it was all a ruse between Jesus and Thomas (the twin) who was supposedly Jesus’s twin according to the Acts of Thomas and the Gospel of Thomas, and that Jesus just appeared afterwards to the Apostles and carried … More Is there a better explanation of the facts than the resurrection?