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This is the sixth class in the Bible Myth or Fact series. In this lesson we will take a hard look at some of the most mentioned objections to the Bible. Does the Bible actually support slavery? Is it anti-women? Does it show that God is a genocidal maniac? These are modern day questions that cause many to doubt the validity of the Bible. If the Bible really does support these evil and bad things then there is good reason to reject the Bible. However, if it could be demonstrated that everything the Bible says about these issues has a rational explanation and that it was intended to lift people up as God intended, then there is reason to believe the Bible is true and trustworthy. We will cover many issues including:
We invite you to explore these hot button topics with us. We hope by the end you will have more confidence the Bible was written by a God who wanted to bless people and not make their lives miserable.
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|Section 1: What Do People Think?|
Fact or OpinionPreview
|Section 2: What Was Slavery in the Bible|
Is there Modern Slavery
Treatment of Slaves in the Old Testament
Slavery in the New Testament
|Section 3: Genocide and Judgement|
Judgment of Wickedness
Was God Fair
Who Can Take Life
|Lecture 15||3 pages|
Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.
|Section 4: How Were Women Treated|
What About Women
Punished For Being Raped?
|Section 5: Crime and Punishment|
An Effective Deterent
|Section 6: Next / Previous Course for 2-Year Curriculum|
Proceed to the next course to continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.
If needed, go back to the previous course & continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.
Kevin Conover lives in San Diego with his wife and three kids. He earned his BA from the University of California San Diego where he was also the commencement speaker. He earned a Masters Degree in Divinity from Trinity Biblical University and is currently working towards a Masters Degree in Apologetics from Biola University.
He taught Christian apologetics at Horizon Christian High School for four years and was voted by the students as teacher of the year four years in a row. He is currently in his third year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.
Kevin is a volunteer assistant pastor at Skyline Church with Dr. Jim Garlow, a frequent guest host on the Bob Siegel radio show, and speaks at a variety of events on the truth of the Bible. He is the founder of a Christian education ministry, Educate For Life, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.