Bible Answers That Make Sense

Bible Answers That Make Sense

Does God Make People Deaf and Blind?
September 20, 2018 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Life's Tough Questions Tim Jennings, M.D.

This is Anisha, and I’m thirteen. I loved reading your book, The God-Shaped Brain, but I still have some doubts that needed clarification. Dr. Tim, in chapter 8, pages 116 to 118, you explained that God does not create all the health disorders that the human race suffers today, so how are we to fit the following verse in?

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Penal Substitution versus Design Law – What’s the Difference?
July 18, 2018 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Design Law Tim Jennings, M.D.

An online listener wrote:

What is the difference between penal substitution and design law? How do we explain the difference and reason with someone who believes in penal substitution?

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Anointing with Oil: Real Medicine or Superstitious Ceremony?
July 6, 2018 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Integrating Bible, Science, and Life Experiences Tim Jennings, M.D.

I received this question from an online listener:

I’m wondering if you could address the biblical teaching of anointing the sick referred to in the book of James from the design-law perspective? I just don’t understand this teaching having heard of many anointing services and seeing very few people healed. What’s the point? There must be more to it than just “blind faith.”

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Did God Create Adam and Eve with a Defective Void?
June 28, 2018 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Family and Relationship Health Tim Jennings, M.D.

I received the following question from an online listener:

Was mankind created (before the fall) with a void inside? Is that how Satan appealed to Adam and Eve, as far as the temptation in the Garden of Eden? Did Satan appeal to that hole or void inside mankind?

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Being a Priest of God
May 25, 2018 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

“You also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.” (1 Peter 2:5 NIV84)

Do you know the difference between a priest of God and a pastor, minister or clergy?

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Who Are The 144,000?
April 19, 2018 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

I received the following question from an online listener:

I have always wondered if the specific number, 144,00, refers to individuals or people groups, and if individuals, then is this quoted number telling us that, at the close of earth’s history, only this number of believers will be left alive, and that all other believers will have died and will be resurrected after Jesus descends from heaven? Or is this number representing select people from across ALL of history whose experience with Jesus is of a quality that no one else has? 

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Questions From a New Believer
February 6, 2018 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

A new believer in Christ, who is an online listener, wrote in with a list of important questions about Come and Reason and our beliefs, which I think everyone can benefit from.

Question. You said that trust in God comes from observing nature, from understanding Scripture, and from experience. What do you mean by experience? And how can we incorporate these truths into our lives?

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