Why did God create marriage?
According to the Bible, marriage was given as a gift of God at the time of creation. (Genesis 1-3) The Creator made humans in His own image, both male and female. God’s stated intention still is that the two shall become one in a blessed partnership, to give birth and nurture children. Marriage is the […]
Were the days in Genesis 24 hours or longer periods of time?
We presume you are asking about the length of the days of the creation story in Genesis. Most likely, ‘day’ refers to a long period of time. Keep in mind that scholars identify the creation account in the first chapter of Genesis as poetry, not necessarily a scientific textbook. The Genesis account of creation states […]
What does it mean that God is going to create a new heaven and a new earth?
What does it mean that God is going to create a new heaven and a new earth? In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth (Genesis 1:1). God saw at all he had made and it was very good (Genesis 1:31). Everything was perfect without a blemish anywhere! Think of a park with […]
How can anyone be sure that the God of the Bible really exists?
If the universe with its trillions of galaxies and an unknowable number of stars and the irrefutable laws of physics and mathematics which control and govern it are not enough evidence to convince you that God exists, then look in the mirror and consider the complexity and supernatural intelligent design of your physical being. Your […]
What is the Christian worldview regarding the origins of man?
A Christian worldview is unique with a character and coherence that stands up to reason and is underpinned by both history and experience. It clearly differs from other worldviews. That can be easily seen both in the creation of all things and most specifically in the origin of man. The foundational tenet for the Christian […]
When did God create the earth and the universe?
A youngster asked this question recently at Vacation Bible School. The teacher passed it along to us along with the follow-up question: Was the creation seven days or over a long period of time? The short answer to both these questions is simple; we don’t know. God created everything out of nothing. That is a […]
Did God create everything?
A youngster asked this question recently at Vacation Bible School. The teacher passed it along to us. The question is simple, the answer is far more complex. Here, the definition of “everything” is all-important. So let’s start at the beginning. Out of nothing, God created the universe and all the matter that is within it. […]
What worldviews are in conflict with the Christian worldview? Why?
A worldview is “any ideology, philosophy, theology, movement or religion that provides an overarching approach to understanding God, the world, and the relationship of people to God and the world.” That definition is provided by Summit Ministries, an organization that is equipping and supporting rising generations to embrace God’s Truth and a Christian worldview. We […]
Truth, what is it? Can it be found? Are there Objective Truths?
Let’s begin answering this three-part question by defining truth. Truth is an assertion that can be proven through measurement. It is true, for example, that a cup can hold tea. We can prove the assertion by pouring tea into a cup and noting that it stays in the cup. Truth can also be an assertion […]
Does Mankind have a Noble purpose or do we just exist?
Mankind was created in the image of God to rule the earth and to fulfill God’s plan of redemption for the human race. Mankind’s role in this plan seems to point to a noble purpose. There are many ways to answer this question and not everyone will agree with our response but it will cause […]