The Miraculous Bible

What would prove the Bible itself is a miracle? Or what would be considered as evidence it could only be from God? As one writer said, "When you have the truth, education is the surest way to win the war of ideas." The Bible says only those who have a love (willing to sacrifice) for the truth will be saved. Others will believe a lie (2 Thess 2:10, Rom 1:20, 25).

Do you want your Bible teachers prepared to protect your children with evidence and more? Come to the Ministering To Youth Conference in Orlando (Sept 18-21, 2014). Biblically Equipping Those Who Serve Youth. Subjects like, “Why Are We Losing Our Teens?”, “The Pressures of a Secular Society on Our Youth Groups,” Noah's Ark, Dinosaurs, Creation, Addictions, Sexuality, Grief & Loss, Ministering to Girls, etc. Venue: keynote speakers, three different topics for each time slot, video clips, PowerPoint, singing, and exhibitors. Examine our 16-foot-long model of Noah's Ark and fill your bag with free, take-away materials.

Evidence & Other Subjects:


Evil Pain & Suffering - New Video
Woman's Choice - New Video
Searching for Truth - New Video
Dinosaurs & Noah's Ark - Videos
Creation vs. Evolution - AP

America's Godly Heritage
Evolution's Best Arguments
Carbon 14 - Age of the Earth
Truth About Dinosaurs
Causes of Unbelief

Why Baptism (100s Links)
100s of AP Evidences
100s of CC Evidences
WVBS (DVDs, Notes, MP3s, etc.)
1000 Hours of Video Courses

16' Model of Noah's Ark
Missing Sinner's Prayer (100s Links) Truth About Moral Issues - Videos
Truth About Worship - New Videos
Truth About Angels - New Videos
Why Are There So Many Churches?
History of Islam vs The Cross
Abstinence or Sex? - New Videos
America's Most Pressing Concern


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A Christian's faith is based on the evidence of the power of God, not persuasive words (. First century Christians had evidence that the message preached was from God by the demonstration of miraculous powers. We have a more complete evidence today through the miraculous Bible.

1 Cor 13:8-12 shows that miraculous powers would cease when that which is perfect (meaning complete) has come. That which is perfect (i.e. the Bible) has come. James 1:25 says the Bible is the perfect law of liberty. So how do we prove to ourselves and others that the Bible is miraculous (Rom 1:20, 1 Thess 5:21)? We can prove it using history, medicine, prophecy, archeology, paleontology, biology, physics, chemistry, etc.

Evolutionists hide the many miracles required by their theories. How often does upward evolution require miracles? You may be surprised to know that upward evolution requires miracles more often than Creation. And evolutionists do not have any proofs that their miracles actually occured. Yet the Bible has many proofs that it is a message from a God that worked miracles. Test (1 Thess 5:21) these evidences for yourself. Think for yourself.

True science has never relied on the majority opinions of educated men. Loius Pasteur could not get educated men to accept what is now called the fundamental law of biology (. He had to prove it to the public first. Only when the public saw the evidences clearly did the educated people grudgingly acknowledge the truth. Getting life started requires a miracle. Therefore evolution requires yet another miracle. Yet the public is mislead into thinking evolution does not require miracles.

Which miracles will you believe in? I will believe in the miracles that have the evidences to back them up.

Scientific Evidence That The Bible Is From God
Scientific facts that were in the Bible, long before man discovered them
Videos & Scientific Research Articles

See the article or video called "Do Bible Believers Do Better Science?" (full pfd version, short flyer pdf version),  (640x480 video. Click here for the smaller 400x300 video). By Geoffrey Rowe, Electrical Engineer @ Kennedy Space Center

Note the irony: The great founders of most branches of science said their science benefited and was guided by their following the Bible. They were in the minority then and so are liked minded scientists today.  The majority of scientists have always rejected God's word, just like 1 Corinthians 1:26 said they would (wise according to this world). Look how much these few scientists were able to accomplish since they gave honor to God. Will you?

Excerpt from the lesson above (press here for the video's text in PDF format);

Historical Proof - Spelling Of Kings' Names

Let us compare the accuracy of man’s best historians, with the Bible.  Has man ever been this accurate? ...  press here for the full article (or download the PDF).

Uniqueness of the Bible - Unity & Diversity

 

The Bible is a collection of 66 books written by 40 different authors, on three different continents, in three different languages, over a period of 1500 years. Yet all 66 books have a marvelous unity. ... 40 men have never written with such unity and agreement. ... Press here to see the graphical cross references diagram and the full article (or download the PDF flyer).

 

Signature of Life
The Bible's Creation Account Explains it, Evolution Cannot

... Making up excuses for not believing in God is nothing new.  Evolutionists have been inventing and then changing their “just so stories” for thousands of years just to avoid the obvious.  In the mid-1800s the famous scientist Louis Pasteur was ridiculed for not believing in upward evolution. Yet he is the one who found the signature of life in  ...

...   the evolutionists were not silenced until Mr. Pasteur showed the public his famous swan neck flask experiments (1862).  Then the “common” people easily understood what has now become called the Fundamental Law of Biology: “Life only comes from preceding life and that of its own kind.”  The public’s understanding of this law finally silenced the evolutionists.  Why didn’t the evidence itself convince the evolutionists?  Just like today, until the public understands the impossibility of evolution, the evolutionists (who control most of the sources of information in our culture – TV, newspapers, public schools, universities, etc.) will not give up their theories. Before we can understand this signature of life, we  ...  Press here to see the full article (or download the PDF flyer).

 

Does Evidence Matter?

Why Should I Believe The Bible?

Knowing God, Or Blind Faith? (09/17/06)

Faith & Nietzsche ...“Faith means not wanting to know what is true.”...  Many people today would likely agree with his severely flawed definition. They set faith in opposition to knowledge and act as if faith bypasses the brain.  ...

THE O’REILLY-DAWKINS CONVERSATION ON ATHEISM (05/13/07)

Debate On Atheism (09/27/09)

A REVIEW OF SINS OF SCRIPTURE (06/10/07)

CREATION VERSUS EVOLUTION AT UCF (03/07/04)

THE ZEITGEIST THEORY (PART 1) (11/11/07)  ... The thesis of The Zeitgeist is really bizarre when one thinks about the theory that the CTs present, but they do it in a convincing manner.  Basically, they search for scraps of historical material, which are loosely related, and then sew them together into an anti-religious quilt—a technique also used by premillennialists. ...

EVOLUTION: NO NEED FOR DEBATE (02/03/08)   ... She commands those who believe in intelligent design or the Bible to “stay out of my classroom.”  From whom does she derive this authority?  And what will be the next demand—to remove “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance”?  To delete “In God We Trust” from our currency?  What is it that she fears? ...

The Bible's Buried Secrets (A Review) (11/30/08) ... This two-hour television special on PBS did have a noble theme to it—that ...

 

Proof - Hundreds Of Articles

Other evidences from Apologetics Press (over 150 in-depth articles with technical references) and from Christian Courier (100s of articles).

Apologetics Press caution: Dave Miller (Ph.D.) is the head of Apologetics Press. Many Christians would like Dave to sit down and discuss his past affiliation and teachings on elder reconfirmation (and other doctrines). So until Dave is willing to "give an answer" (as commanded in 1 Pet 3:15) many conservative brothers do not want to use his materials (without at least warning others about Dave’s possible errors).   

Christian Courier caution: Wayne Jackson is the primary author of the articles at the Christian Courier. In the last few years he has written a few articles about praying to Jesus, that need revising. See these articles if this subject is of interest to you.

WVBS & Other Materials - DVDs, Books, etc.

Many of these DVDs are also on websites where you can view them for free. Some of the books are in PDF format that you can download for free. WVBS site, Videos, Free Apologetics Press Books.


Disclaimer: While many NASA scientists agree with the conclusions reached in the first video presentation above, it is politically incorrect in America's present climate for NASA to officially endorse these conclusions. The first head of NASA, Wernher Von Braun, (awarded more honorary doctorates than anyone in history) wrote letters to school boards strongly recommending that they teach this kind of evidence in the public school science classrooms. (Because of his stand, some evolutionists have called Dr. Von Braun a second rate scientist.)

But, since 1962-1963, nine unelected government officials (Supreme Court) have re-interpreted (lied about) the Constitution and forced the separation of these evidences from the classrooms. Results: our students' science grades have gotten worse ever since. We now rank at or near the bottom in Math and Science worldwide (in competition with "civilized" countries). We used to have the number one education system in the world, from the 1600s until the mid 1900s. Let us return to the great Biblical heritage that our country was founded upon (See America's Godly Heritage flyer).

Making up a story (evolution) to fit SELECTED facts is no more science than a Hollywood movie. Which is harder - changing your story (and therefore admitting you used to be wrong) or hiding the new facts that contradict your theory? Evolution has tried both of these.

There are many false religions in this world. Even true religion has been distorted by man (denominations - see the historical documentation and locations. Examples: Sun worship & Infant baptism have pagan roots.). Evolution is just one of many false religions. Evolution is more like a poor Hollywood story, than science. We need to look for a religious and scientific system that has evidence. Man has always distorted the truth. Remember, the Bible predicted 2000 years ago that man would deny creation and a world-wide flood (2 Pet 3:3-6).


General Evidences:

Evolutionists Best Arguments Answered

National Geographic Shoots Itself in the Foot—Again!   Evolution’s Best Evidences Exposed As Weak To Pitiful: (by Bert Thompson, Ph.D. and Brad Harrub, Ph.D.)  THE LATEST SELF-INFLICTED SHOT IN THE FOOT—NOVEMBER 2004.  The front cover of the November 2004 issue of National Geographic screamed—in giant dark-maroon letters—“Was Darwin Wrong?” The answer, of course, as provided in 250-point bold type at the beginning of an article that began on page 2, was “NO: the evidence for evolution is overwhelming.” But long before the reader ever gets to the beginning of the article, there is a strong hint that another disaster similar to that of the Archaeoraptor fiasco is beginning to take shape. Sure enough, it is. ...

15 Answers to John Rennie and Scientific American's Nonsense (Full version) (by Bert Thompson, Ph.D. and Brad Harrub, Ph.D.)   As of July 2002, however, evolutionists took that battle to an entirely different level. ...  Scientific American, editor in chief John Rennie published ... “15 Answers to Creationist Nonsense.” With a variant of vitriol and dogmatism rarely seen in the scientific arena, Mr. Rennie leveled a sustained attack on both creationism and creationists ...  “Only the intellectually challenged would dare doubt the scientific validity of evolution; and only an idiot would dare defend belief in creation.” Enough is enough! No amount of pejorative terminology on the part of editors and journalists is going to make the scientific evidence supporting creation somehow “disappear.” And no amount of intellectual snobbery on the part of materialistic scientists is going to make the woefully weak case for evolution somehow “stronger.” A significant ...

The Big Bang Theory—A Scientific Critique [Part II - Whole] (by Bert Thompson, Ph.D., Brad Harrub, Ph.D., and Branyon May)  In 1978, Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson were honored with the Nobel Prize in physics ... cosmic microwave background radiation. Described by some evolutionists as the “remnant afterglow of the Big Bang,” it is viewed as a faint light shining back to the beginning of the Universe ... This radiation, found in the form of microwaves, has been seized upon by proponents of the Big Bang Theory as proof of an initial catastrophic beginning—the “bang”—of our Universe. However, the temperature estimates of “space” were first published in 1896, even prior to George Gamow’s birth in 1904 (see Guillaume, 1896). C.E. Guillaume’s estimation was 5-6 K, and rather than blaming that temperature on some type of “Big Bang” explosion, he credited the stars belonging to our own galaxy. ...

Creationists Fight Back! A Review of U.S. News & World Report (Full version)  (by Brad Harrub, Ph.D. and Bert Thompson, Ph.D.)  It used to be that the only things certain in life were taxes and death. According to journalist Thomas Hayden, we now can add organic evolution to that list. The latest effort to shore up the ever-faltering theory of evolution was the cover story of the July 29, 2002 issue of U.S. News & World Report....  Yes, the slick graphics and full-color photos presented in Hayden’s article are impressive. And yes, the diminutive amount of alleged scientific evidence tossed in for good measure no doubt will convince some unsuspecting readers that evolution is indeed a “fact.” But the actual evidence tells an entirely different story. Sadly, this type of grandstanding and propagandizing in the media occurs all too often. And many people accept it as the “final word” on the subject—without any real knowledge as to what the evidence truly reveals. Given that millions of people read and respect U.S. News & World Report, we felt a thorough review of “The New Reality of Evolution” was in order. Someone needs to tell—if we may borrow a well-known phrase from respected news commentator Paul Harvey—“the rest of the story.” Here is that story.

The Scientific Case For Creation  Free Book (eBook):  ... Books are being written by evolutionists that attack the creationist stance; books are being written by creationists that attack the evolutionist stance. National news media have become involved. Science associations have become involved. Teachers’ associations and political groups have become involved. Far from diminishing, the controversy seems to be increasing. And both sides acknowledge that it is not likely to “go away.” As one evolutionist put it ...

 

Carbon 14 articles:

Dating in Archaeology: Radiocarbon & Tree-Ring Dating  The purpose of this first article is to discuss problems with radiocarbon and tree-ring dating (or dendrochronology), which are the two most common direct dating techniques in archaeology. Problems with relative dating by interpretation of material culture—arrowheads, pottery, tools—will be the subject of the next article. ...  tree-ring dating. This venerable science began in the early part of the twentieth century when A.E. Douglass was looking for a way to investigate the historical relationship between solar activity and climate. He noticed variations in the width of annual growth rings in yellow pine trees growing around Flagstaff, Arizona. The year-to-year variations were the result of ...

Superman and the Myth of Carbon-14 Dating  Without going into detail of the ins and outs of carbon-14 dating, consider one basic truth about this dating method that few people (especially in the film industry), it seems, have been taught: radiocarbon dating is totally ineffective in measuring time when dealing with millions of years. In his 2000 book, Genes, People, and Languages, renowned geneticist of Stanford University, Luigi Cavalli-Sforza, in a discussion ...

RATE Project Disproves Ancient Earth ... On November 5, 2005, the RATE research team presented groundbreaking research to more than 2,300 people who had gathered in San Diego for this special conference ... The panel of scientists introduced experimental evidence that poses serious problems for the evolutionary theory, and that strongly supports a young age for the Earth. ... some evolutionists would rather hide by attacking the researchers than deal with the evidence they presented. ... Russell Humphreys, Professor of Physics ... his research on helium diffusion, strongly indicating that the age of the Earth is only about 6,000 years,... Dr. Andrew Snelling, Professor of Geology, .... His research team investigated radiohalos. ...

 

America's Biblical Heritage
Why America Once Led The World In Science & Economics

Liberals and compromisers must love telling lies. Or maybe they would like to tell the truth, but they cannot get the truth to fit their agenda. For 50 years, Americans have been lied to about America's Christian type heritage. These liars ignore the monuments, writings, congressional records, Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, Founding Father's personal writings, Supreme Court decisions, names of cities, presidential declarations, etc. from America's founding years. Wallbuilders shows that numerous history texts make claims such as: our “national government was secular from top to bottom,” or that the Founders “reared a national government on a secular basis.” This is a total lie. But how are you to know?

A great resource on America’s Godly Heritage is Dave Miller's (Ph.D., Apologetics Press) seminars. Dr. Miller has the best video on the subject. You can get the two DVD set that contains 5 lessons on the Silencing of God in America. He also does a great job at calling the Lord’s Church back to what they need to be doing. But as you may know, many Christians would like Dave to sit down and discuss his past affiliation and teachings on elder reconfirmation (and other doctrines). So until Dave is willing to "give an answer" (1 Pet 3:15) many conservative brothers do not want to use his materials (without at least warning others about Dave’s possible errors).

Here is a link to many articles on America's Godly Heritage, by Apologetics Press. Dr. Miller also has some excellent lessons on Islam & Muhammad (Articles, DVDs).

The Silencing of God (Underpinnings of American civilization are collapsing)

The United States of America is undergoing swift transition as the forces of “political correctness” wage a vociferous culture war. Activist judges, secularist educators, morally bankrupt entertainers, and liberal politicians have teamed up to sell a sanitized version of America’s past. Their objective? To expunge every manifestation of God, Christ, and the Bible from American life. What has been the result of their intolerant, relentless assault on the traditional American values that lifted the U.S. to its unprecedented prominence among the nations of human history? The moral and spiritual underpinnings of American civilization are collapsing.

But America's intimate connection to Christianity from the very beginning was embedded deeply in our public life. Though for 50 years these sinister forces have steadily chipped away at America’s now crumbling foundations, many indications of our nation’s Christian heritage remain. The historical evidence is voluminous and decisive: the Founders of the American Republic intended the political institutions that they established to be based upon and rooted in the moral principles of the Christian religion.

How can a nation that has scaled such heights and viewed such vistas stray so far from its original moorings? The Silencing of God Seminar issues a stirring plea to the nation to return from the moral and spiritual depths to which she has plummeted, and to reaffirm the biblical values that are being systematically stripped from public life. Recommendations are suggested on what Christians can do to save our nation from moral destruction.

This 2 DVD set has five sessions @ 55 minutes each -- over 4 1/2 hours of eye-opening material.

 

Truth About Dinosaurs
Videos & Scientific Research Articles

Creation versus Evolution: Answers To Causes Of Unbelief

Flash VIDEOS with hundreds of pictures, animations, research results, etc. on the subject of creation versus evolution. Scroll down for more information: Scientific and Biblical information on creation. Also, click here to see pictures of our sixteen foot model of Noah's Ark.  Also see www.WhyBaptism.org

DINOSAURS

Video Seminar 1, Evidence That Man & Dinosaurs Co-existed, & How Did Noah Fit All Those Animals On The Ark?  (480x360)
Geoffrey Rowe, Electrical Engineer @ Kennedy Space Center

  • How did Noah fit all those animals on the Ark? Did he have to take dinosaurs on the Ark?

  • Are there reliable historical, archeological, and fossil evidences for the co-existence of man & dinosaurs.

  • Did dinosaurs die out 65 million years ago?

  • Did man used to live to vast old ages? Is there any evidence?

  • If dinosaurs got on the ark, what happened to them after the flood?

  • Flood Legends

  • Has Noah's Ark Been Found? Mt. Ararat?

 

 

Video Seminar 2, Truth About Dinosaurs. Dinosaurs Are Used To Teach Evolution, But The Evidence Says ...  (640x480
Kyle Butt, M.A. Specializes In Apologetics (Defense of the Scriptures)

  • Where did the name Dinosaur come from?

  • Reliable historical, archeological, and fossil evidences for the co-existence of man & dinosaurs.

  • Dinosaurs & Our Children. The Battle For Their Minds.

  • What Happens When The Child Is Shown The Truth?

 

Video Seminar 3, Discover The Truth. Lesson 1 of 5: Dinosaurs, The Ark, & The Age Of The Earth  (720x406
Brad Harrub, Ph.D. Neuroscience & Anatomy. Who's Who Among Scientists and Researchers (2001-2002 edition). Co-Founder of THINK Magazine

  • How Old Is The Earth According:
            To The Bible?
            To Science?

  • Scientific Evidences For A Young Earth. Gulf Of Mexico, Polystrate Fossils, Caves & Fossils Must Form Quickly!

  • Reliable Historical, Archeological, And Fossil Evidences For The Co-Existence Of Man & Dinosaurs: Indian Cave Drawings, Burial Stones, Ceramic Figurines, Engravings, etc.

  • Dinosaurs Are Used To Hook Our Children.

  • Dinosaurs & Man, In The Bible?

  • What Happened To The Dinosaurs?

 

God Is Not The Author Of Confusion - New Baptism Site
Will God bless a nation's scientific efforts, if HIS people do not stand up against religious error?
100s Of Videos, Audios, and Articles On The Subject Of Baptism
Answers That Can Cause Unity, 1 Pet 3:15 & 1 Cor 1:10

There is a new website with over 17 pages of just links (to 100s of articles, videos, and audios) on just one subject, BAPTISM. It includes recordings of live TV call-in shows, 4 night debates, PDF articles, high and low speed audio recordings, etc. It uses only the Bible to answer your questions on baptism. Many have been falsely taught that we are not to judge. Yet, Jesus said in John 7:24 "Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment." Proverbs 25:9 says "Debate thy cause with thy neighbor himself..." (KJV). Jude 3 "... ye should earnestly contend for the faith ...".  Acts 17:2 "... Paul ... reasoned with them out of the scriptures." Acts 24:25 "And as he (Paul) reasoned of righteousness ... Felix trembled, ..." See www.WhyBaptism.org. Also see

What is the purpose of Baptism? Does the purpose matter? Why did the men in Acts 19 have to be re-baptized?

World's most famous thief - What about the Thief on the cross? Was he baptized? Is he our example today?

Does the method of baptism matter to God? When should a person be baptized (as a infant, or as an adult)?

How many preachers on TV allow live call-ins? Why don't they? Read 1 Pet 3:14-15 & 1 Cor 1:10. (Answer even your enemies & we are commanded to have unity. These are not options, they are commands.)

1st Video: Can we be saved like the thief on the cross? I want to be saved like the thief on the cross, but not like the rich young ruler ...

2nd Video: Being Blunt got through. Caller admits one lesson showed him what the Bible says on baptism so clear that he needs to change. ...

3rd Video: Baptist smarter than Peter. Baptism "for the remission of sins"? What is the context? Baptist will not even read Acts 2:38 out loud. Why? ...

4th Video: Baptist preacher behaving badly. I thought Christians were commanded to be ready to give and answer. This young preacher (Micah) was invited to Sunday school by Pastor Andrews-and then threatened when he came in! See ...

5th Video: When you question some preachers in public (on baptism & other doctrines), their families call you up and threaten bodily harm (.38 Special). Bishop's wife threatens ...

6th Video: How to quickly answer denominational errors. Anti-Christ is saved, do not judge, join the Church, Billy Graham, Baptist churches do not baptize for ...

7th Video: The Baptist church is not in the Bible. But when you get people to recognize this, some get ...

Many more videos, audios, debates, PDF files, etc.

 

Here Are Some Other Evidences For God:

Causes of Unbelief [Part I]  Most rational, reasonable people would agree that actions have consequences. If a man commits a crime, is pursued and apprehended by law enforcement officers, tried by a jury of his peers, and sentenced to life in the penitentiary or death in the electric chair, who is responsible? When an individual decides to act, is it not true that ultimately the consequences of those actions fall squarely on his or her shoulders? Indeed, actions do have consequences.

But so do beliefs and ideas. Is that not one reason why the spoken word is so powerful. The ability to elucidate an idea via a speech, lecture, or other oral presentation can produce astonishing consequences. Think, for example, of the late president of the United States, John F. Kennedy, ...

Causes of Unbelief [Part II]  Pride: When the Lord asked in John 5:44, “How can ye believe, who receive glory one of another, and the glory that cometh from the only God ye seek not?,” He summed up one of the main reasons why many are unprepared to believe in God. Man is so busy seeking and reveling in his own glory that he has neither the time nor the desire to offer glory to His Maker. An unhealthy lust for power wrapped in a cloak of pride breeds unbelief. German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (he of “God is dead” fame) expressed ...

The Case for the Existence of God [Part I]  One of the most basic, and most fundamental, issues that can be considered by the human mind is the question, “Does God exist?” In the field of logic, there are principles—or ... The only way to answer this question, of course, is to seek out and examine the evidence. It certainly is reasonable to suggest that if there is a God, He would make available to us evidence adequate to the task of proving His existence. But does such evidence exist? And if it does, what is the nature of that evidence?

The Case for the Existence of God [Part II]  One of the laws of thought employed in the field of logic is the law of rationality, which states that one should accept as true only those conclusions for which there is adequate evidence. ...

The Case for the Existence of God [Part III]   (by Wayne Jackson, M.A.)  An examination into the existence of morality and ethics provides yet another link in the chain of logical thought that establishes the case for the existence of God. ...  anthropological, or moral, argument for God’s existence. ... If there is no purpose in the Universe, as Simpson and others have asserted, then actually there is no purpose to morality or ethics. But the concept of a purposeless morality, or a purposeless ethic, does not make sense, and so men have sought to read some meaning, as far-fetched as it may be, into the natural human inclination to recognize the need for morality. Let us give brief attention to several of the theories that propose to explain the function of human ethics. ...
 

 

Evil Pain & Suffering
Great New Video Online (press here - EvilPainAndSuffering.com) This Video Answers

Where Is God When I Hurt

Why Do Inocent People Suffer

How Could A Loving God Let This Happen?


Many people reject God because they have been taught a lie on the subject of evil pain and suffering.

Philosophers love to attack God with the question about evil pain and suffering.
The argument goes something like this:

  • If God is all-powerful, He could do something to prevent or end suffering.

  • If God is all-loving, He would want to prevent or end suffering.

  • There is a tremendous amount of suffering in the world.

  • Therefore, God either is not all-loving or not all-powerful, or God does not exist.

Articles that answer this argument:

  1. Causes of Unbelief [Part III] - Evil, Pain, and Suffering  
    ... (Conclusion) In the New Testament book of Mark, there is an intriguing comment about the Lord. The text states simply: “And he could there do no mighty work,... and he marveled because of their unbelief ” (6:5-6). What is the meaning of this statement?
    Certainly, it cannot mean that Jesus was incapable of performing miracles on this particular occasion. As a member of the Godhead, He was all-powerful (cf. Genesis 17:1, 1 Timothy 6:16), and could not be restrained (cf. Job 42:2). Thus, He could do anything not contradictory to His nature (Habakkuk 1:13; Hebrews 6:18; James 1:13) Performing a miracle certainly was not contradictory to that nature. In fact, on numerous ...

  2. The Value of Human Suffering (Wayne Jackson)
    In spite of our reluctance to admit it, pain and suffering has some value. ...

  3. The Problem of Suffering
    Where is this God when we need Him? Why doesn’t He do something? These questions may lead to doubt, and then to disbelief. Atheists see only vindication in events like the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. They hear a mother  ...

  4. The Problem of Suffering: Further Arguments

  5. The Problem of Evil and Human Suffering

  6. Divine Benevolence, Human Suffering, and Intrinsic Value

  7. The Problem of Evil, Pain, and Suffering  (David Lipe, Ph.D.) See online video here.
    Probably no charge has been made with greater frequency or with more intensity against the Christian faith than that the existence of evil cannot be harmonized with the existence of the infinite God of the Bible. This is the contention offered by many, among whom is H.J. McCloskey who wrote: “Evil is a problem for the theist in that a contradiction is involved in the fact of evil on the one hand, and the belief in the omnipotence and perfection of God on the other. God cannot be both all-powerful and perfectly good if evil is real” (1964, p. 61).
    McCloskey has suggested that there are a number of solutions available to the theist who is willing to modify his theism. First, “he can assert either (1) that God is not powerful enough ... (2) ... (3) ...

  8. Human Suffering

  9. Why Does God Allow Suffering?

  10. One of Suffering's Greatest Benefits

  11. The Christian and Medical Ethics

  12. Are the Dead Conscious?
    There is an ongoing controversy in the religious community as to whether or not human beings, after death, exist in a state of consciousness.

  13. Life and Death Ethical Issues
    In this world of technological achievement, the human family is confronted with numerous life-and-death decisions that are taxing indeed. Frequently we struggle with such issues. The Scriptures—divinely given and perpetually relevant—can guide us in these heart-rending decisions if we will seek their counsel.

 

 

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