Free Will Archive

Joel Osteen’s Self-Affirmations, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank shares his thoughts on Joel Osteen’s misuse of Scripture. With an example from Genesis, Hank shows how Osteen takes passages out of context to promote his message of prosperity and positive self-affirmations. Questions and Answers: Has Joel Osteen ever responded to your […]

John’s Writings, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Monologue: Hank shares his thoughts on reading the five books of the Apostle John sequentially so that we can get a better understanding of his writings and see the distinct style of this beloved disciple. Questions and Answers: Will we have freewill in heaven? […]

The Virgin Birth, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Monologue: Hank shares his thoughts on the virgin birth of Jesus and demonstrates that reason and evidence force us to embrace supernatural explanations for not only the virgin birth, but the origin of the universe as well. Questions and Answers: What did Jesus mean […]

Q&A: Anxiety, Predestination, and Patriotism

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Questions and Answers: 1 Peter 5:7 says to cast our cares on the Lord, but I am struggling with anxiety because I lost my job. Is this demonic influence? Can I use the example of the medium of En-dor in 1 Samuel 28 to dissuade […]

Reclaiming Biblical Sexuality, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics: Hank’s Monologue: Hank discusses the latest issue of the Christian Research Journal, and the article, “Sex, Lies, and Christianity: Reclaiming Biblical Sexuality.” Questions and Answers: Is it possible for a believer to attain sinless perfection? Isn’t the correct day to worship Saturday and not Sunday? What […]

Between Radical Freedom and Total Determinism

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This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 02 (2011). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS A Christian view of human nature is situated between the two extremes of radical freedom and total determinism. On the one hand, humans have a real but limited freedom, […]

Questions and Answers with Hank

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics: How can true followers of Christ support gay marriage? Why is it so crucial that the Bible is true? How can we test the truth of Scripture when there are so many fallible human interpretations? Did Jesus ever say that homosexuality is wrong? Do people have […]

Questions and Answers with Hank

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics: How can I stop sinning and live the Christian life as I should? What should I be doing for God? What are your thoughts on Dr. J. Vernon McGee and his ministry, Thru the Bible? Is speaking in tongues for the church today? Does God call […]

Questions and Answers with Hank

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics: If you were to focus on one subject when talking with Jehovah’s Witnesses, what would it be? On a previous program, did you quote someone who said that ‘mind’ is simply a chemical reaction in the brain? Is sickness related to sin in our lives? A […]

Does God Determine My Actions?

Hank addresses an atheist who asks: If God determines my choices, does that mean my rejection of God and subsequent punishment in hell is God’s will?