Christ’s Nature Archive

Overcoming Doubt, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank explains how natural disasters can often cause doubt, and when disaster strikes, many inevitably ask, where is God? Yet in these difficult circumstances we must remember that Christian theism alone has an answer to the problem of evil. Questions and Answers: Is […]

Genuine Temptation and the Character of Christ

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This article first appeared in the Viewpoints column of the Christian Research Journal, volume 30, number 04 (2007). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ The writer of Hebrews assures us that in Jesus Christ “we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, […]

The Christmas Spirit, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Monologue: Hank broaches the question: what is the Christmas spirit? Is Christmas about family, friends, and gifts, or is the spirit of Christmas something more? Questions and Answers: What is the most scriptural form of church government? After God marked Cain in Genesis 4, […]

The Bible’s Divine Origin, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Monologue: Hank discusses the importance of being equipped to demonstrate that the Bible is divine, not merely human in origin. Questions and Answers: My wife is a Seventh-day Adventist. How can I equip myself to help my wife understand the biblical teaching about the […]

The Sinless Savior, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Monologue: Hank extols the sinlessness of Christ; the only one who was genuinely perfect because He was God in flesh. Hank goes on the describe Jesus’ supernatural power over nature, sickness, and even death, as well as the power to transform lives. Questions and […]

Webb Simpson Interview and Q&A

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast Hank welcomes professional golfer Webb Simpson to discuss golf, integrity, and living the Christian life in the public eye, as well as the book, Life in the Fairway by Chad Bonham. Hank also answers questions on the following topics: Where are the gates of hell located? Can you clarify […]

How can the eternal Son of God be “the firstborn over all creation”?

In his letter to the Colossians, Paul calls Jesus Christ the “firstborn over all creation” (Colossians 1:15). How can Christ be both the eternal Creator of all things and yet himself be the firstborn? First, in referring to Christ as the firstborn, Paul has in mind preeminence. This usage is firmly established in the Old […]

If God cannot be tempted, how could Jesus be tempted?

On the one hand Scripture tells us that “God cannot be tempted by evil” (James 1:13). On the other, it informs us that during his wilderness sojourn, Jesus was tempted by the evil one (Matthew 4:1–11). Could Jesus be tempted or couldn’t he? First, for sin to take place there must be a sinful inner […]

Did Jesus have any siblings?

The teaching that Jesus did not have any biological brothers or sisters is often championed in an attempt to support belief in the perpetual virginity of Mary. The most popular defense of this position holds that when the New Testament authors speak of Jesus’ brothers, the Greek word translated “brother” ought to be interpreted as […]

Was Jesus married?

In an age of historical and biblical illiteracy it has become increasingly popular to perpetuate the notion that Jesus was married. The role of “Mrs. Jesus” in these fanciful depictions is most often played by Mary Magdalene. Most recently Dan Brown’s bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code (Doubleday, 2003) has received much attention for its […]