Articles Tagged: Deuteronomy (7 Posts)

A common objection against the Bible is that it is immoral because it condones slavery. Here, we’ll cover six points. 1. By What Standard? First, let’s remember that those who argue that the Bible is immoral needs to justify the moral standard they are using to judge the Bible. We would argue that secular moral […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether the Bible teaches that there is one God, or many gods. The argument is that several passages say that there is more than one God, and several passages say that there is only one God. However, there are very reasonable explanations for the passages brought up […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether God punishes children for the sins of their fathers. The argument is that Exodus 20:5, 34:6-7, Deuteronomy 5:9, and 1 Corinthians 15:22 say God does punish children for the sins of their fathers, while Deuteronomy 24:16 and Ezekiel 28:20 say that God does not. However, there […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether graven images are sinful. The argument is that Exodus 20:4-5, Leviticus 26:1, and Deuteronomy 5:8, 27:15 say that graven images are sinful, whereas Exodus 25:18 and 37:7-8 say that they are not sinful. However, there is a very simple explanation that solves this alleged contradiction. Scriptures […]