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March 20, 2019

Is Cross-Dressing Permissible?

“Cross-dressing, considered by some of little consequence today, was strictly forbidden in Israel because it obliterated the lines of distinction inherit in God’s creation of man and woman.” Apologetics Study Bible The term often associated with a cross-dresser is transvestite—someone who seeks to dress according to the opposite sex of […]
March 13, 2019

What’s the Big Deal About Premarital Sex?

“I have had plenty of people say, ‘Well, what’s wrong with sex outside of marriage?’ The answer is the Bible says God invented sex as a way to say to somebody else that I belong completely and exclusively to you. So if you use sex to say something else, you […]
March 6, 2019

Can Marijuana Be Used Medicinally?

“I doubt that we should oppose a regulated medical use of marijuana, controlled by appropriate physician oversight and prescriptions. Many drugs are sold by prescription which, if they were abused, would be even more destructive than marijuana.” John Piper Most Christians agree that it is permissible to use certain narcotics […]
March 1, 2019

Is It Okay to Smoke Marijuana for Fun?

“Drugs will not make one’s problems disappear; they will only delay the onset of having to deal with problems and will often create more problems.” Sean McDowell In my past, I smoked plenty of marijuana, so I get the attraction. Being high feels good, and when life stinks, who doesn’t […]
February 27, 2019

Is Drinking Alcohol a Sin?

“Drink because you are happy, but never because you are miserable. Never drink when you are wretched without it, or you will be like the grey-faced gin-drinker in the slum; but drink when you would be happy without it, and you will be like the laughing peasant of Italy. Never […]
February 20, 2019

Will There Be Sex in Heaven?

“I think our present outlook might be like that of a small boy who, on being told that the sexual act was the highest bodily pleasure should immediately ask whether you ate chocolates at the same time. On receiving the answer ‘No’, he might regard the absence of chocolates as […]
February 13, 2019

Did God Create the World to Boost His Own Glory?

“Let me be clear that of course, the Bible says it is our obligation to love, praise, and worship God, but this is a very different matter from the suggestion that God worships himself, is deeply worried about whether he has enough glory or not, and his deepest motivation for doing […]
February 13, 2019

God, Who Are You?

“What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” A.W. Tozer At the ripe old age of five, the great thirteenth-century philosopher and theologian Thomas Aquinas asked his teacher, “What is God?” His teacher was stumped. As a result, Thomas became a […]
January 14, 2019

Who Made God?

“To ask, ‘Who made God?’ commits a category fallacy: It assumes that God is a contingent (dependent), caused entity. God by definition is uncaused and eternally existent.” Paul Copan Asking the question, “Who made God?” is like asking, “How did Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata taste?” It just doesn’t fit. The question […]
January 14, 2019

Does God Exist?

“On our total evidence theism is more probable than not.” Richard Swinburne Some questions carry more weight than others. Such is the case with the question, “Does God exist?” People will often contend that God does exist (theism), or He may exist (agnosticism), or He doesn’t exist (atheism). And if […]