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VIDEO: Moments that Matter – Contradictions (Part VI): Do the Accounts of Jesus’ Life Contradict Themselves?

Some say Jesus is surrounded by contradictions. In a recent podcast we began with one particular discrepancy relating to his name.  Another is when did Jesus start his teaching?  When listed, these issues can really look daunting. What are the logical and scriptural answers to these and other questions?  Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.

VIDEO: Bonus – Is the Bible Full of Contradictions?

Listen in as Christian Questions Host, Rick, and CQ Contributor, Julie, discuss two questions related to our recent podcasts on Bible contradictions and demonstrate a methodology that can be used to understand how to see how the scriptures compliment instead of contradict each other. Our conversation included: (2:40) Why wouldn't a book from God be flawless and therefore totally reliable? (6:10) Possible reasons for discrepancies between seemingly "contradictory" Scriptures. (11:33) The Bible is full of human sacrifices and killing. How can that be acceptable?

VIDEO: Bonus – How Can I Get to Know the Bible Better?

The conversation continues from our weekly podcasts to specfically address listener questions. Listen in as Rick and CQ Contributor, Julie, discuss three questions on how Christians at different periods in their walk can approach Bible study to make it even more impactful. If you would like a free booklet, "How to Study the Bible and Have it Make Sense," email us at: inspiration@christianquestions.com and let us know if you'd like a hard copy copy or a pdf for more tips on how to study the Bible!

Can We Know the Mind of God? (Part II)

A few weeks ago we began a discussion on the keys to understanding the Bible as the word of God and therefore to being able to understand the mind of God. Is it really possible to know what God is thinking and what He is planning for the entire race of mankind? Well, we believe it is not only possible but attainable as well! Come on! Let’s continue the discovery process of Bible study…

Can We Know the Mind of God? (Part I)

God is Almighty. He is all knowing and all seeing. We believe He is the very embodiment of wisdom, justice, love and power. As our Creator, we believe He has a plan - a detailed plan - that He will see accomplished for the good of all mankind. How do we think we know these things? The Bible. We believe that His Plan and its details are revealed in the Bible. Now, depending upon our brand of Christianity, we will come up with several contradictory interpretations of that plan unless we are willing to subject our understanding to a rigorous series of tests that will point us to Truth and not tradition. There are five rigorous tests, five ways of finding the mind of God in Scripture! Are you ready?