On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank welcomes back Dr. Paul Copan to continue discussing his book, Is God a Moral Monster as well as a book he coauthored with Matthew Flannagan titled, Did God Really Command Genocide? Dr. Copan explains the historical and biblical context surrounding God’s command to destroy the Canaanites and dispels the perceived similarities between this and Islamic jihad. He also refutes the mistaken notion that there is some difference in God’s character between the Old and New Testaments, and addresses the justified use of force in light of Jesus’ charge to turn the other cheek.
Hank also answers the following questions:
- Can you explain what Jesus meant when He said not to cast your pearls before swine and give what is holy to the dogs?
- Do Christians still have the gift of prophecy?
- How do I distinguish between God, the loving Father, and God the judge?