God’s Nature Archive

Heaven is Real, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank shares his thoughts on the Bible’s description of heaven as opposed to what is found in the book, Heaven is for Real. Hank deals with frequently asked questions about heaven as well as the symbolism we read about in the book of […]

Is God a Moral Monster? with Paul Copan – Part 3

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank welcomes back Dr. Paul Copan to discuss the Old Testament nation of the Canaanites whom God commanded Israel to destroy. In response to Richard Dawkins’ claim that God is a xenophobic, ethnic cleanser, Dr. Copan addresses the historical context in which this command was given and the horrendously […]

Is God a Moral Monster? with Paul Copan – Part 2

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank welcomes back Dr. Paul Copan to discuss some of the complexities of the Old Testament law. Many people today raise objections to the Bible because they read it anachronistically. Dr. Copan explains how to contextualize these difficult passages. Hank also answers questions on the following topics: Is there […]

Is God a Moral Monster? with Paul Copan – Part 1

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank welcomes Dr. Paul Copan to discuss his book, Is God a Moral Monster?: Making Sense of the Old Testament God. Dr. Copan sheds light on some of the prevalent misconceptions regarding the nature of God and dispels the notion that God is somehow different in the Old Testament […]

If God Is One, Why Does the Bible Refer to Him in the Plural?

How could the Israelites be fiercely monotheistic and yet refer to their God using the plural word Elohim? First, this cannot be explained away as a “royal plural” or a “plural of majesty.” Hebrew Scriptures never used a first-person plural to refer to any speaker other than God himself (e.g., Genesis 1:26). Furthermore, while the […]

Who Is the “Us” in Genesis 1:26?

Commentators variously refer to the “us” in Genesis 1:26 as angels, a plural of majesty, or a divine plurality. Which interpretation is correct? First, though the Bible pictures God as surrounded by an angelic host who worship him and carry out his commands, there is no biblical basis for suggesting that angels took part in […]

Q&A: Literal Interpretation, Gnostic Gospels, and Atheism

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank answers questions on the following topics: If God knew my life was going to turn out this way, why did He allow it to happen? I feel like Satan has invaded my life. What parts of the Bible are we supposed to take literally? Are we supposed to […]

Sexual Sanity for Women and Q&A

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank welcomes Ellen Dykas, Women’s Ministry Coordinator of Harvest USA, to discuss her article in the current issue of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL titled, “Sexual Sanity for Women in a World Gone Mad.” Hank also answers questions on the following topics: Yesterday I remarked to a friend that Jesus […]

The Firm Foundation of Our Faith and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics: Hank’s Monologue: Hank exhorts us to remember the firm foundation of our faith so that, like the first century disciples, we can change our culture as ambassadors for Christ. Questions and Answers: Would it be okay for a Protestant to convert to Roman Catholicism, or would […]

Defense of Marriage Act, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics: Hank’s Monologue: Hank shares his thoughts on the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act today. Questions and Answers: My friend’s wife died and he is blaming God for it. How can I help him deal with this situation? Will there be homosexuals in […]