Believing is Seeing [Podcast]

Mark 8:14-35

Just as the disciples witnessed the blind man’s partial healing that eventually led to perfect sight, so we too can expect one day to see clearly, despite the crosses we currently bear.

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Is Hell Really Necessary? [Podcast]

How can a loving God send people to hell? How can we justify the existence of a God of infinite love who sends people to eternal torment? Is Hell Really Necessary?

The Bible explains how God’s justice subsists in perfect harmony with His love, because He sent Jesus to the cross to provide salvation. If heaven, a real place, is a monument to God’s grace, then hell—also a real place—remains a monument to God’s image.

Genesis 3:22; Exodus 34:7; Ezekiel 33:11; Matthew 25:41, 46; 2 Corinthians 5:21; 2 Peter 3:9

What Good is Evil? [Podcast]

2 Peter 2:3-9; 3:3-13

The problem goes like this: “If God was all-powerful, He could get rid of evil. If God was all-loving, He would get rid of evil. So since we have evil in the world, God must either be apathetic or absent.”

The Apostle Peter—almost as if writing for this very topic—teaches us that the problem of evil in the world stems from the problem of evil within our own hearts. God allows evil so that we may choose good . . . and one day God will permanently remove all evil.

Is There Absolute Truth? [Podcast]

Romans 2:14-15

The world opposes Christianity for intellectual reasons, among others. Even among those who call themselves born-again Christians, a shocking 2/3 don’t believe in absolute truth.

The Bible reveals that every person has God’s law written in their hearts and all people demand common justice. What does this say of an absolute standard? Is There Absolute Truth?