ThoughtLetters filed under God

How Can God Command the Death of Children, Yet Love Unborn Babies?

Volume 30 • No. 3 • May-June, 2020 Download PDF

Posted in 2020, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

If All That Exists Needs a Cause, What Caused God?

Volume 29 • No. 2 • March-April, 2019 Download PDF

Posted in 2019, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Why Would a Self-Sufficient God Need Praise?

Volume 28 • No. 6 • November-December, 2018 Download PDF

Posted in 2018, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Why Does the Bible Say That God Created Evil?

Volume 28 • No. 5 • September-October, 2018 Download PDF

Posted in 2018, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Would God Ever Lead People Into Temptation?

Volume 28 • No. 4 • July-August, 2018 Download PDF

Posted in 2018, By Topic, God, ThoughtLetters

Why Did a God of Love Condone Genocide in Ancient Times?

Volume 28 • No. 2 • March-April, 2018 Download PDF

Posted in 2018, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Why Believe in God if Science Can Explain Everything?

Volume 27 • No. 6 • November-December, 2017 Download PDF

Posted in 2017, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Why Would a God of Love Damn People to Hell for Eternity?

Volume 27 • No. 5 • September-October, 2017 Download PDF

Posted in 2017, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Why Would God Have Done What He Knew He’d Wish He Hadn’t Done?

Volume 26 • No. 6 • November-December 2016 Download PDF

Posted in 2016, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Is God Personal? Is God Knowable?

Volume 24 • No. 5 • September-October 2014 Download PDF

Posted in 2014, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Does God Ever Get It Wrong?

Volume 24 • No. 1 • January-February 2014 Download PDF

Posted in 2014, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

If God Never Changes, Why Was He Once So Cruel?

by Daryl E. Witmer A: Well, for starters, we would have to disagree with the characterization of God as ever having been cruel. Q: Then you should read Psalm 137: […]

Posted in 2008, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Why Did God Harden Pharoah’s Heart?

by Daryl E. Witmer The best, most direct, simple answer to the question above is: “In order to demonstrate His power, and in order that His name might be proclaimed […]

Posted in 2007, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

How Did God Begin?

by Daryl E. Witmer How did God begin? He didn’t. God never began. “Began” is a time-word. God dwells outside of time. For this reason, the question is inherently irresolvable. […]

Posted in 2003, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Did God Condone Infanticide?

by Daryl E. Witmer “Thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘…go and strike Amalek and utterly destroy all that he has, and do not spare him; but put to death […]

Posted in 2002, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Is God Fair to Save Only Some?

Jesus, in His Sermon on the Mount, once said, “Enter by the narrow gate; for the gate is wide, and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and many […]

Posted in 2001, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Evidence for the Existence of God, Part 2

Again this month we are responding to what is perhaps the most basic and important question that any individual could ever ask: “How do I know that God exists?” In […]

Posted in 1998, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Evidence for the Existence of God, Part I

This month and next we respond to what is perhaps the most basic and important question that any human being could ever ask: “How do I know that God exists?” […]

Posted in 1998, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Why Was the Ancient God So Cruel?

The following conversation is fictitious as presented here, but it is based on many actual conversations and exchanges in which I have participated over the years. Arnie’s responses would represent […]

Posted in 1997, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Encounter on a Plane: Evidence for the Biblical God

by John M. Frame, Professor of Apologetics & Systematic Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary (CA) The following imagined and spontaneous exchange between author Frame and “Al”, his seat mate on […]

Posted in 1995, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Morality as Evidence for the Existence of God

This year, between May and September, I have had no less than four couples already living together ask me to officiate at their wedding. Two of the four had a […]

Posted in 1994, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters

Is It Possible to Comprehend the Trinity?

Christians are monotheistic-we believe in one God. But we are also Trinitarian-we believe in a God who is revealed in three Persons. Each Person of the Godhead is fully Divine, […]

Posted in 1994, By Topic, By Year, God, ThoughtLetters