Archive for December 2019

#STRask - December 30, 2019

Questions about whether prophecies of Jesus legitimately point to Him, whether you can sell your soul to the devil, and whether an unbelieving husband is still the head of the family.

  • How can I respond to the charge that it’s easy to make Jesus look like the Messiah by inserting Him into Old Testament prophecies?

  • Can you sell your soul to the devil?

  • If your husband leaves the faith, does that affect the legitimacy of his headship?

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#STRask - December 26, 2019

Questions about what to do when family members don’t want to hear about your faith and how to balance training children in the faith and letting them freely choose to follow Christ.

  • What do I do when I’m the only Christian in my house and my family doesn’t want to hear about my faith?

  • How do I strike a balance between raising my son up in the knowledge of and obedience to the Lord and letting him freely choose to follow the faith?

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#STRask - December 23, 2019

Questions about Hebrews 5: Does verse 5 teach that Christ was created and verse 9 imply He wasn’t perfect at one time?

  • Can you explain Hebrews 5? Verse 5 describes Christ as being created, while verse 9 implies He wasn’t perfect at one time.

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#STRask - December 19, 2019

Questions about the difference between moral objectivism and moral absolutism and taking the roof off the claim that consent should be the basis of one’s sexual ethic.

  • What’s the difference between moral objectivism and moral absolutism, and does one allow for situational ethics?

  • How would you take the roof off the assertion “What two consenting adults do is nobody’s business”?

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#STRask - December 16, 2019

Questions about how we know the God who exists is the God of the Bible, whether Jesus wants everyone to be healed in this life, and pastors who wrongly say God has healed someone.

  • It’s obvious a God must exist, but how do we know it’s the God of the Bible?

  • Isn’t it clear that Jesus’ will is for everyone to be healed in this life?

  • How should a church respond to a pastor who says God has healed someone who then gets worse and dies?

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#STRask - December 12, 2019

Questions about the best atheist argument for objective morality, whether Jesus made amoral mistakes, and the idea that “God closed that door.”

  • What is the best atheist argument for objective morality, and why is it wrong?

  • How does the impeccability of Christ relate to amoral mistakes?

  • What do you make of the “God closed that door” sort of thinking?

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#STRask - December 9, 2019

Questions about God choosing to have Jesus die, Jesus forgiving everyone even though not everyone goes to Heaven, and whether we need to continue to ask for forgiveness.

  • Why should we give God our sympathy if He could have made a way for us to be saved that didn’t require Jesus’ death?

  • How would you answer someone who said Jesus forgives everyone though some don’t go to Heaven?

  • When we confess our sins, should we ask for forgiveness or just acknowledge the sin?

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#STRask - December 5, 2019

Questions about how to respond to snide questions about the unborn, moral issues with designer babies, and street preaching in controversial places.

  • How would you respond to these snide questions about the unborn?

  • Are there moral issues with designer babies that we should be concerned about?

  • What do you think about the practice of preaching in front of abortion mills and gay pride events?

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#STRask - December 2, 2019

Questions about the difference between mind and spirit and how mental disability affects people’s ability to understand the truths necessary for salvation.

  • Can you explain what people mean by mind vs. spirit?

  • How does mental disability affect salvation and the ability to understand necessary truths?

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