Morality Archive

Typhoon Haiyan, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Monologue: Hank comments on typhoon Haiyan in response to questions he’s been asked as to whether or not this is God’s judgment on the Philippines. Questions and Answers: Is it okay to learn more about evolution in order to refute it? Why did the […]

Hank Hanegraaff with Special Guest, Joe Dallas

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Joe Dallas, Program Director of Genesis Counseling in Tustin, California and author of The Game Plan, The Men’s 30-Day Strategy for Attaining Sexual Integrity, joins Hank to discuss the legitimization of homosexuality, pedophilia, and the controversy involving San Francisco 49ers cornerback, Chris Culliver. Hank and Joe also answer questions […]

Hank Hanegraaff with Special Guest, Jay W. Richards

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast Hank discusses the question “What is Marriage” with Dr. Jay W. Richards, a senior fellow and director of the Center on Wealth, Poverty, and Morality at the Discovery Institute. Hank also answers questions on the following topics: Romans 1:26-28 speaks against same-sex relations. What are some other Biblical passages […]

Questions and Answers with Hank

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics: Does the word “for” in Acts 2:38 mean something different in the Greek? Does this mean that baptism is necessary for salvation? What does Word of Faith mean? Can you lose your salvation? Who was Lilith? How do we address racism among Christians? Can there be […]

Monkey Morality: Can Evolution Explain Ethics?

This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 20, number 04 (1998). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: SYNOPSIS Some people argue that morality is the result of blind evolutionary forces rather than an omnipotent Creator. This view is flawed because (1) it assumes a morality that transcends […]

Should Christians be tolerant?

Today tolerance is being redefined to mean that all views are equally valid and all lifestyles equally appropriate. As such, the notion that Jesus is the only way is vilified as the epitome of intolerance. Rather than capitulating to culture, Christians must be equipped to expose the flaws of today’s tolerance, while simultaneously exemplifying true […]

If Christianity is true, why are so many atrocities committed in the name of Christ?

This is a classic smokescreen question often asked to avoid having to grapple with the evidence for authentic Christianity. At best, it involves a hasty generalization. At worst, it’s a way of “poisoning the well.” To begin with, this question was anticipated by Christ, who long ago proclaimed that His followers would be recognized 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 […]

Why does God allow bad things to happen to good people?

This is perhaps the most common question Christian celebrities are asked to answer on shows such as Larry King Live. At first blush, it may seem as though there are as many responses as there are religions. In reality, however, there are only three basic answers, namely pantheism, philosophical naturalism, and theism. Pantheism denies the […]

If jealousy is sin, how can God be jealous?

God is referred to in Scripture as jealous, and jealousy is referred to in Scripture as sin. The second commandment explicitly says that God is a jealous God (Exodus 20:4–5; cf. 34:14); yet, in Galatians Paul condemns jealousy in the same breath as idolatry (Galatians 5:19–20). How can this be? First, there is such a […]