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How do we answer supposed bible contradictions and difficulties. We are told that biblical stories are fine for children, and perhaps they even contain some moral value. Some have even gone to the extent to say that the bible contradicts itself, but in this series, bible contradictions, we. Demolishing supposed bible contradictions set book set. I have read the bible and quran, and a smattering of other holy texts, although i. The school of christian apologetics is based on trying to come up with ways to explain contradictions away. The biggest contradiction, says james, is a christian without good works. The list below contains every major bible difficulty from genesis to revelation. And, just like star wars, the awesomeness within the pages of the bible leads to plenty of continuity errors. Analysis of the original languages of the bible hebrew for the old testament and greek for. There are no contradictions in the bible christian forums. Many through the years have tried to prove that the bible does contradict itself but when the bible is studied and taught. Aside from the claim of contradictions, most objections to the bible are not actually problems at all from a logical perspective. Kairanvis izharulhaq presents 119 numbered contradictions, while others such as shabbir ally have supposedly found 101 contradictions.

Bible contradictions explained come reason ministries. Selfcontradictions of the bible william henry burr on. Demolishing supposed bible contradictions, volume 2 by ken ham. In that count how many fighting men were found in israel. While some passages might seem to show the bible contradicting itself, they can usually be understood correctly by applying one or more of the following principles. The list below contains every major bible difficulty from. Demolishing supposed bible contradictions volume 1. Solutions to bible errors how do we answer supposed bible contradictions and difficulties. Answering contradictions in the gospelschronological. But since it only has 10 contradictions in its 50 or so verses, it shouldnt be too hard to find out. In addition, there is no regret for any contradictions or errors that actually exist in the modern versions of the bible, forasmuch as there is only one holy. This booklet is a response to the pamphlet 6 bible contradictions printed by crusade publications of redmond, washington. Ken ham answered every question concerning does the bible contradict itself.

For example, that ahaziah was 22 or 42 years old when he became king 2 kings 8. I was looking to answer some questions on another site where people were asking about religion and stuff. Contradictions in the bible part 1 have you ever heard atheists and religious skeptics talk about how the bible is full of contradictions. This person supplied a list of socalled contradictions in the bible that someone listed. Product descriptionthere really is a lot of information in these books and if youre serious about. The question of internal consistency in the bible also involves the attribution of authorship to its books.

God has revealed himself and his truth through his creation general revelation and through his writing, in the written word of god, the bible. Bible contradictions book 1 by greg vanden berge nook. There are many more questions and issues to be discussed, about history, archeology, authenticity, textual integrity, interpretation of. This cheeky little book is a straightforward compilation of 144 of the most obvious contradictions that can be found in the bible. This proves, they say, that this cannot be gods book, its no different from any other human book with the usual errors and mistakes. Here, lenny responds to several objecions and shows why the approach of these skeptics fails. David murray is professor of old testament and practical theology at puritan reformed theological seminary. For example, the four gospels give four differing accounts as to what was written on the sign that hung on the cross. Not always easy to find the answers, but here are mine. A coin called daric before solomon began building the holy house of god, his father david challenged the israelites to consecrate themselves by bringing an offering to the lord that would be used in the temples construction 1 chronicles 29. Contradictions in the bible identified verse by verse.

When people criticize the bible, they often point to contradictions. The forums in the christian congregations category are now open only to christian members. These resources are not created by amazing discoveries and may contain occasional explanations that do not coincide with beliefs expressed on this website. Genesis god creates light and separates light from darkness, and day from night, on the first day. The vast majority of nonbelievers consistently and continually deny the existence of god and they use any resource they can get their hands on to do so. You can try, as the muslims do, to pit one verse against another, but you do so only in ignorance of the entire context. Contradictions in the bible is first and foremost a website dedicated to the bible. The answer to 70 apparent contradictions in the king james. There are always simple and natural answers on alleged bible contradictions. Many times they do this by claiming that the bible is full of contradictions. She will not try to explain them away but will use these contradictions to confirm her presuppositions and dispositions against god and the bible, without, many times, even looking at the evidence.

For instance, the words of the torah, or the first five books of the old testament, have traditionally been believed to be by the hand of moses, and the new testament gospels have been attributed to the four evangelists. Ok for starters, im a former catholic turned deist, so i do know what im talking about. Of the many different contradictions found, various people may agree or disagree which are truly contradictions. Ham wrote in the foreword, many people today buy into the assertion that the bible is full of contradictions, but they havent bothered to look into the claim for themselves. Socalled bible contradictions many people have the impression that the bible is simply an outdated book of fairytales and contradictions. The multiple authors of this book answer answer forty questions clearing up some biblical. Christian members please remember to read the statement of purpose threads for each forum within christian congregations before posting in the forum. Do you have concerns about bible passages that have bothered you for years. This book will be of keen interest to those particularly with a yec perspective studying biblical apologetics. The apocrypha contradicts scripture christian forums. While defending the churchs traditional teaching on christs mediatorship between god and man, an atheist shot back at me with a link to a website that claimed to point out 194 contradictions in the new. When you remove a verse from its context in an attempt to prove a preconceived idea you demonstrate your own gross ignorance of the bible as a whole. This writer begins with two presuppositions 1 god exists 2 god reveals.

Barry, there are questions and issues that cannot be answered. This page is only about the topic of errors and contradictions in the bible. That is to say that it is a website about the very nature of the biblical text itselfa nature, moreover, which is readily perceivable from a cursory glance at the bibles table of contents. Alleged bible contradictions explained hardcover june 1, 1982 by george w. Are there good answers to alleged bible contradictions. Any author can appear to contradict himself if his words are taken out of context. They claim that one cannot trust the bible because it says one thing in one place and says a completely different thing in another place. The simple answer is that gods control was always with them in their writings. In studying creation accounts, many skeptics will claim that the bible holds two different creations accounts the six days of genesis 1 and a different version in genesis 2. Who incited david to count the fighting men of israel. If a person reads the bible, without being on a mission to find contradictions, heshe will find the bible to be understandable, consistent, and in harmony. Admittedly, yes, there are some passages that are difficult to explain. Ive added links in the post to the list of contradictions for malachi and james. A list of over 700 inconsistencies in the bible from.

As for selfcontradictions in malachi, well, i dont know of any. There are lots of contradictions that i find fairly trivial. The infamous book that illustrates the contradictory. There are no contradictions in these accounts, simply additional details.

The bible is not simply one book compiled by one man as the muslims errantly. The bible says this here, but says the opposite over here. I have encountered individuals from the hebrew roots movement as well as muslims who find a. I have a different book on bible difficulties, but i do not think it is as nice as geisler and howe. Apologetics press the myth of factual bible contradictions. That aside there are many sites that list bible contradictions, one of the ones below lists over a thousand. Carl laney baker encyclopedia of christian apologetics baker reference library by norman geisler. Demolishing supposed bible contradictions, volume 2 book.

Bulgarian, dutch, french, indonesian, italian, spanish t he bible has many seeming contradictions within its pages. Book 1 of 2 in the demolishing supposed bible contradictions series. The companion volume to this book is demolishing supposed bible contradictions volume 2. The number of contradictions vary depending on whom you are talking to. Yet he didnt make the light producing objects the sun and the stars until the fourth day 1. Let me point out one factor you may be overlooking, and then perhaps comment on a couple of your questions. When we say composite text, we mean that the textstory in the form that it has come to us. Or how to hold your nose and write at the same timewhen you read the first three gospels, you are likely to observe countless similarities. Thanks for the question, but i disagree with your conclusion. O ne of the skeptics favorite tactics is to attempt to foster doubt concerning the reliability of the bible. Contradicting bible contradictions answering bible. Modern scholarship calls these attributions into question. I told them not to take things out of context but id like details.

One of the main reasons i ditched christianity, is because the book of truths, is a book full of contradictions. A collection of seeming contradictions in the bible with solutions and explanations. The claim of contradictions is a serious allegation against the christian worldview, and we must be prepared to defend the bible against such claims. Wesley edwards bible debates, perhaps more than any other debate topic, can become.

In fairness to those who believe in the bible, i make no assumptions that any of these contradictions are true. Contradicting bible contradictions answering bible contradictions. Top 20 most damning bible contradictions bob seidensticker. Answering contradictions in the gospels chronological problems a common objection to the inerrancy of scripture, especially regarding the gospels, is the synoptic problem. Muslims talk often about the many contradictions in the bible. This article gives a short impression concerning my book jesus stenographers. Many people have the impression that the bible is simply an outdated book of fairytales and contradictions. And above his head they put up the charge against him which read, this is jesus the king of the jews. We are told that it is 100% true, now of course, some are backing off, saying not all should be taken literal. Bible errors and contradictions december 30, 2011 by p. Apologists have many criticisms about identifying contradictions, and in many cases they go out of their way to add things to the bible in order to explain them away. Haley answers to tough questions from every book of the bible.

The bible, the book of truth, is full of contradictions. Now, there are scholarly books that examine every relevant passage and suggest plausible solutions e. There are a number of these works dating from the time between the old and new testament through the first few centuries. The thing that primarily killed my faith is that i read enough of the bible to realize that it teemed with contradictions and thus couldnt possibly have been divinely inspired, aka the infallible words of a perfect god that was dictated to human transcribers. No matter if youre christian, jewish, islamic or atheist, we can all agree on one point. Bible contradictions a matter of translation and context some bible contradictions appear contradictory solely because of the intricacies of bible translation. Hidden between the thou shalt nots and endless passages on who begat whom are stories of giant sex, rather well endowed egyptians and holy murderous bears. To be a christian is to be a follower of jesus christ.

There is no discussion or analysis of the discrepancies, they are simply presented under the groupings of theological doctrines, moral precepts, historical facts and speculative doctrines. The socalled synoptic problem is simply that the synoptic gospels matthew, mark, and luke contradict each other. Even biblebelievers realize that, if there were even one true. Many times skeptics will present a list of socall contradictions such as whether god repents, the time of jesus death, and when peter denied him. Answered jul 23, 2018 author has 129 answers and 209. To be fully god means freedom from finite forms and from helplessness, and to be full man means the absence of divinity. However, a closer reading reveals some differences in the details. If you want extremely detailed answers, youd almost need a separate book for each question.

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