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When Absolutism Is Relative

I had a conversation with Greg Cynaumon on Friday when I was a guest on his show Southern California Live. One of the things that came up was the killing of the abortionist, and I had made the comment that I have been making the last couple days, trying to clarify our moral position. Someone called in and was very, very frustrated with me because they felt that I had been giving some justification to the taking of a human life, though I certainly wasn't justifying the killing. I was trying to be clear about what my reasons were.

Article | Ethics | Greg Koukl | March 17, 2013

Following the Evidence

Can the argument really be made that the Christian view is less biased than your average scientist's or historian's? How open are you or what is it that compels you to make particular decisions about your beliefs? Two or three weeks ago I talked about a book I was reading called The Moral Animal by Robert Wright, and he made the case that morality is a result of the process of evolution. I think he's wrong.

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 21, 2013

Love of God, Judgment of God

When the armies of Israel conquered the Promised Land, God commanded them to kill every living thing, including women and children. Could there be any possible justification for barbarism? One of the hardest questions confronting Christians defending the biblical record is, "How could a good God commission Israel to destroy women and children when they're fighting their battles?"

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 22, 2013

Must We Believe Jesus Is God?

If you believe in Christ but reject His unique deity, you might have a very nice religion, but can you call it Christianity?

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 22, 2013

My Greatest Fear

There is discomfort that grabs us because we simply don't understand the gravity of our sin in the presence of a perfectly holy God.

Article | Ethics | Greg Koukl | March 22, 2013

New Movement of the Spirit—So What?

Are we grieving the Holy Spirit if we don't join in this new movement? Greg explains how you can't go wrong following the what has already revealed in the scriptures. I want to tell you about a very disheartening situation I recently encountered. It has to do with the alleged new movement of the Holy Spirit, the so-called Toronto Blessing.

Article | Christianity & Culture | Greg Koukl | March 22, 2013

Prayer and Free Will

The phrase, "God won't tamper with our free will" makes all answers to prayer impossible, except answers of direct intervention.

Article | Philosophy | Greg Koukl | March 22, 2013

Raise Children in the Lord

We have a responsibility to do this. We cannot just pawn it off on teachers, or Sunday school teachers, or our pastor, or a Christian school, if we have one. They can help, but it is our primary job to raise our children in the Lord.  

Article | Christianity & Culture | Greg Koukl | March 22, 2013

Read & Explain: The Key to Good Preaching

If it’s not the teaching of the text then it does not have the authority of the Word of God because it’s not what’s in the Word of God.

Article | Christianity & Culture | Greg Koukl | March 22, 2013

The Brighter Side of Being Judgmental

Greg uses the different fates of men and fallen angels to emphasize God's Sovereignty.

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 22, 2013