God’s Nature Archive

Is God a Moral Monster?, With Paul Copan – Pt. 2

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast Hank welcomes back Dr. Paul Copan to continue discussing his book, Is God a Moral Monster? Hank and Dr. Copan explore the historical and biblical context surrounding God’s command to destroy the Canaanites, answer objections from skeptics and atheists, analyze human morality apart from God, and dispel the mistaken […]

The Biblical God, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank delineates many of the false views of God that are prevalent today. Is God like the Force in Star Wars, is He an old man in the sky, a super computer, male or female? No matter how prominent a view is, Hank […]

Q&A: Trinitarianism, the Rapture, and Oneness Pentecostalism

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast Hank answers questions on the following topics: Is belief in the doctrine of the Trinity necessary for salvation? I don’t see it taught in Scripture. What is your opinion of those who spend so much time discussing the rapture, that they neglect the Great Commission? I was raised in […]

Is God a Moral Monster? with Paul Copan – Part 5

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank welcomes back Dr. Paul Copan to discuss the culture’s ever increasing opposition to the Bible, as well as the mistaken notion that there is some difference in God’s character between the Old and New Testament. Hank also answers questions on the following topics: Is hyper-preterism cultic? My son […]

What Do You Think About God? and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank broaches the most important question: what comes to mind when you think of God? Many people, including Christians, have misapprehensions or even distorted views of God. Hank reminds us that what we think about God is of utmost importance and is ultimately […]

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 […]