On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (01/03/24), Hank discusses the importance of coming to grips with the language of the Bible, specifically when Paul refers to Christ as “the firstborn over all creation” in Colossians 1:15.

Hank also answers the following questions:

  • Did Jesus Christ have divine attributes of omniscience and omnipotence as an infant or toddler? Did he learn over time or know who he was firsthand as a young boy in His divinity? Todd – Arcadia, CA (4:03)
  • What is the verse in the Bible that Seventh-day Adventists use to defend soul sleep? Shelly – Perry, IA (6:56)
  • Are near-death experiences biblical? Shelly – Perry, IA (10:26)
  • As a youth leader, do you have any advice on how to engage young people in learning about God and the Bible? Eric – Troy, MO (15:14)


Resources related to today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast:

How Can the Eternal Son of God Be ‘The Firstborn Over All Creation’

Begotten of the Father Before All Ages: The Biblical Basis of Eternal Generation According to the Church Fathers

Jesus: The ‘Begotten’ of the Father

A Beginner’s Guide to Witnessing to the Jehovah’s Witnesses

Discussing Deity With Jehovah’s Witnesses

Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Deity of Christ

AfterLife: What You Need To Know about Heaven, the Hereafter and Near-Death Experiences by Hank Hanegraaff

Is Soul Sleep Biblical?

Is Seventh-Day Adventism Orthodox?

Can God Create a Rock So Heavy That He Cannot Move It?

The Complete Bible Answer Book—Collector’s Edition, Revised and Updated by Hank Hanegraaff

Has God Spoken? Memorable Proofs of the Bible’s Divine Inspiration by Hank Hanegraaff

Did the Universe Really Have a Beginning?

Ten Urgent Questions and Answers about Origins

Can the Big Bang Be Harmonized With Genesis?


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