Category Archives: Quick Questions, Good Answers
Q: How could a good God command Abraham to sacrifice his only son?
A: As always, it’s important to read the whole text and not to take it out of context. Any Israelite encountering this story for the first time would have been genuinely horrified when they heard God’s command.… Read more
Q: I can’t make much sense of this story; it seems as if God is acting in an unfair, unjust manner.
Numbers 15 v 32 One day while the people of Israel were in the wilderness, one of them was caught gathering wood on the Sabbath day.33 He was arrested and taken before Moses and Aaron and the other judges.34 They jailed him until they could find out the Lord’s mind concerning him.… Read more