Gospel Archive

What Is the Significance of the Proto-Evangel (Genesis 3:15)?

Eve was tempted to do the unthinkable—to take the place of God as arbiter of good and evil. Satan tempted, and the woman tasted temptation’s ripened fruit. God authored the potential for evil by providing the woman with choice; the woman actualized evil by exercising that choice. Yet the very passage that references humanity’s fall […]

Q&A: Jesus’ Temptation, the Magi, and the Gospel

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank answers questions on the following topics: If we use the word tested instead of tempted in Matthew chapter 4, wouldn’t this harmonize the rest of Scripture, which states that God cannot be tempted? Why did Jesus curse the fig tree? Why does the passage go on to say […]

Those Who Have Never Heard The Gospel

Are those who have never heard the gospel eternally lost with no chance of salvation? Does God allow exemptions for

What Happens to Those Who Have Never Heard of Christ?

Hank answers the question, will those who have no knowledge of Christ go to Hell? www.equip.org

What happens to a person who has never heard of Jesus?

One of the most frequently asked questions on the Bible Answer Man broadcast is “What happens to those who have never heard of Jesus?” Will God condemn people to hell for not believing in someone they have never heard of? First, people are not condemned to hell for not believing in Jesus. Rather they are […]

What distinguishes Christianity from other religions?

Christianity is unique among the religions of the world for several reasons. First, unlike other religions, Christianity is rooted in history and evidence. Jesus of Nazareth was born in Bethlehem in Judea during the reign of Caesar Augustus and was put to death by Pontius Pilate, a first-century Roman governor. The testimony of his life, […]

How can we be sure about the resurrection of Christ?

If devotees of the kingdom of the cults, adherents of world religions, or liberal scholars are correct, the biblical account of the resurrection of Christ is fiction, fantasy, or a gargantuan fraud. If, on the other hand, Christianity is factually reliable, his resurrection is the greatest feat in human history. No middle ground exists. The […]

Can an unbeliever be saved by marrying a believer?

In his first letter to the Corinthian Christians, Paul says “the unbelieving husband has been sanctified through his wife, and the unbelieving wife has been sanctified through her husband” (7:14). Does this mean that unbelievers are saved by virtue of being married to believers? First, if unbelievers can be saved through marriage, there would be […]

Does James teach salvation by works?

Critics of the Bible have long argued that the book of James contradicts the rest of Scripture in teaching “that a person is justified by what he does and not by faith alone” (James 2:24). Upon closer examination, however, the book of James, like the rest of Scripture, confirms that we are saved not by […]

Is religion the root of all evil?

A common refrain sung in the twenty–first century is that religion is the root cause of the great atrocities of human history. In reality, more people died as a result of secularist ideologies in the last century alone than have died in all the religiously motivated conflicts of Western history. First, the Nazi philosophy that […]