The other day, a skeptic asked me, “How can you believe in a God who would command the slaughter of innocent people in the Old Testament?”
Something has happened in history and we cannot wish it away.
Episode 371 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer questions about why Jesus and the apostles didn't bring a sacrifice to Jerusalem, sharing the gospel with Jehovah's witnesses, understanding the Old Testament Prophets, potential dangers of focusing too much on justification, and Jesus' promise to the woman at the well.
The Christian's confidence and knowledge of the afterlife depend not upon the ability to gaze into the future, like some palm reader, but on looking back at the past to just two thousand years ago in the small region of Palestine. There, a man named Jesus claimed to be God—and proved it.
Episode 345 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer questions about why God doesn’t save everyone, growth in the Christian life, doubt, the new creation, and what it means that God will write his law on their hearts.
Episode 343 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer questions about how the Bible relates to its cultural context, Matthew’s teaching that Jesus would be “God with us,” what it means that Jesus is the Son of God, how to find motivation to pray, and what it means in Romans where it says, “do not let sin reign in your mortal bodies.”