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Does the Promise of a Reward Eliminate True Morality?

Greg responds to the atheist claim that true morality can only exist without the enticement of reward or the threat of punishment.   Transcript: 00:06 There's a meme in play right now that basically says, "True morality is a 00:14 morality that is not motivated by the enticement of a reward or the threat of

Video | | Greg Koukl | December 11, 2017

Our Special Christmas Message for You

It’s almost here. You and I, with Christians across the globe, will celebrate the gift of God’s Son, Jesus Christ. It’s the best gift ever—one of infinite value, yet given freely for you and me more than 2,000 years ago. And more than worthy of all the festivities that come with Christmas. 

Video | Theology | Greg Koukl | December 6, 2017

Do You Need Religion to Have Morals?

Alan responds to an atheist's challenge: "You don't need religion to have morals. If you can't determine right from wrong then you lack empathy, not religion."      Transcript: 00:06 Here's a challenge I've been asked to respond to. People say, "You don't need 00:10 religions to have morals. If you can't determine right from wrong, then you lack

Video | Theology | Alan Shlemon | December 4, 2017

Why Don't More People Accept Jesus?

Greg discusses why many people reject Jesus.    Transcript: 00:06 I have a talk I give that's titled, "Bad arguments against God," and there are lots 00:13 of legitimate ways, I think, to go after Christianity. Like Paul says, if Jesus 00:17 didn't rise from the dead then we are of most people to be pitied,

Video | Theology | Greg Koukl | November 27, 2017

The Problem of Evil

Greg discusses a road block that often stands in the way of belief in Christianity.     Transcript: 00:06 Probably the most perennial challenge to any form of theism, especially Christian 00:13 theism, is the problem of evil. This is huge, and it's the kind of thing that 00:18 people bring up all the time. I actually like the problem of evil. I

Video | Theology | Greg Koukl | November 20, 2017

Standing Stronger Because You Give

A Thanksgiving Message from Stand to Reason

Video | Theology | Greg Koukl | November 14, 2017

Does God's Law Demand Perfection?

Greg discusses the standard of God's law.    Transcript:  

Video | Theology | Greg Koukl | November 13, 2017

Why Do Other Religions Emphasize Works for Salvation?

In Christianity, salvation is a gift rather than a reward for works. Alan shares why Christianity is different from many other religions in this way. Transcript: 00:07 I've been asked, why do you think there's an emphasis 00:09 on human works as a key to salvation 00:12 in other religions? 00:13 And the answer seems to me straight forward, and that is,

Video | Theology | Alan Shlemon | November 6, 2017

How Do We Know That God Can Sympathize with Our Weaknesses?

Since God is perfect and never does anything wrong, can He really understand our struggles in life?   Transcript: 00:06 So how do we know that God Himself can sympathize with our weaknesses? One of 00:15 the most frustrating things for me in being in a friendship with God is that 00:21 whenever anything goes wrong, it's always my fault. God's perfect. Nothing goes

Video | Theology | Greg Koukl | October 30, 2017

Can Genuine Love Only Be a Product of Free Will?

Is true love only possible if one has the ability to do otherwise? Greg explores this question in relation to God's love for us.    Transcript: 00:06 Sometimes I get a question that I don't completely understand the meaning 00:12 of, in a certain sense. So here's an example of that. How do you 00:19 reconcile free will with a loving God? And when I heard the question I thought to

Video | Theology | Greg Koukl | October 23, 2017