Articles Tagged: Exodus (10 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 it makes sense that the Sabbath is no longer a command that Christians must obey because it is burdensome to obey the Sabbath. However, Scripture teaches that the Sabbath was designed by God to be a blessing, or a delight, not a burden. Isaiah 58:13-14 – The Sabbath Is a Delight (blessing, […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether it is sinful to call someone “father” who is not God. The argument is that Matthew 23:8-10 says that we should not call anyone on earth “father,” while other passages, such as Exodus 20:12, tell us to refer to our earthly fathers as “father.” However, there […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether God is a God of peace or war. The argument is that Exodus 15:3 and Joel 3:9-10 say that God is a God of war, but Isaiah 2:4 and Romans 15:33 say that God is a God of peace. However, there is a very simple explanation […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether anyone has seen God. The argument is that some passages say that no one has seen God, while others say that particular people have seen God. However, there is a reasonable explanation that solves this apparent contradiction. Scriptures – Has Anyone Seen God? No One Has […]

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 God changes his mind. The argument is that God seems to change his mind in Genesis 6:6-7, Exodus 32:14, and Jonah 3:10, yet other passages, such as Malachi 3:6, say that God does not change. However, there is a very reasonable explanation that eliminates the supposed […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning the question, “Did God speak about offerings and sacrifices the day of deliverance from Egypt?” The argument is that Jeremiah 7:22 says that he did not, while Exodus 20:24 says that he did. However, there is a very simple explanation that resolves this alleged contradiction. Scriptures – […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether all of Egypt’s livestock died. The argument is that Exodus 9:1-7 says that all the livestock died, but Exodus 9:18-21 says that not all of the livestock died. However, there are multiple possible explanations for this apparent contradiction. Scriptures – Did All of Egypt’s Livestock Die? […]

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 […]