The Big Book of Bible Answers: A Guide to Understanding the Most Challenging Questions

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Ron Rhodes, bestselling author and respected Bible scholar, offers readers an incredible array of answers to the most frequently asked questions about God and the Bible as well as questions people are intimidated to ask.

Rhodes uses his years of study and many years of ...

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Overview

Ron Rhodes, bestselling author and respected Bible scholar, offers readers an incredible array of answers to the most frequently asked questions about God and the Bible as well as questions people are intimidated to ask.

Rhodes uses his years of study and many years of talking to believers and seekers to create an exceptional resource that offers each reader:

  • confidence in God's truths and promises
  • clarity in place of uncertainty
  • wisdom for decisions and choices
  • strength for every challenge
  • assurances for their faith and hope in God

This volume is a must-have addition to personal and family collections of faith-building resources as well as to church, student, and professional libraries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736951401
  • Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/1/2013
  • Pages: 414
  • Sales rank: 273,193
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Ron Rhodes, president of Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministries, is heard regularly on nationwide radio and is the author of Bite-Size Bible Answers, Bite-Size Bible Definitions, Commonly Misunderstood Bible Verses and 5-Minute Apologetics for Today. He holds ThM and ThD degrees from Dallas Theological Seminary and teaches there and at several other seminaries.

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Table of Contents

My Interest in Strong Bible Answers 7

Part 1 Questions About the Bible

1 Scripture: From God to Us 11

2 The Trustworthiness of the Bible 19

3 The Books That Belong in the Bible 31

4 All About Bible Translations 37

5 Interpretation of Scripture: Sense and Nonsense 51

Part 2 Questions About the Old and New Testaments

6 Common Questions About the Old Testament 61

7 Common Questions About the New Testament 73

Part 3 Questions About God

8 The Trinity 83

9 Common Errors About God 91

10 Understanding the Holy Spirit 101

Part 4 Questions About Jesus

11 The Humanity of Jesus 111

12 Jesus and the Father: Equally Divine 119

13 Evidence for the Deity of Christ 127

14 Christ in the Old Testament 135

15 The Resurrection of Christ 143

16 Errors About Christ 151

Part 5 Questions About Humanity

17 The Origins of Humankind 161

18 Humans Related to God 169

19 The Human Fall into Sin 179

Part 6 Questions About Salvation

20 The Gospel That Saves 187

21 The Security of the Christians Salvation 199

22 God's Part and Man's Part 205

23 The Role of Baptism 213

24 Christians as Witnesses 221

25 All About the Church 231

Part 7 Questions About Angels and Demons

26 Angels Among Us 249

27 The Devil and His Fallen Angels 259

Part 8 Questions About Prophecy and the Afterlife

28 The Prophetic Future 271

29 The Wonder of Heaven 295

30 The Judgment of Humankind 305

31 Erroneous Views of the Afterlife 313

32 Near-Death Experiences 319

Part 9 Questions About Apologetic Issues

33 Apologetics and the Christian 331

34 Apologetics and Intelligent Design Theory 347

35 Apologetics and Danger Zone Issues 357

36 Apologetics and the Cults 367

Part 10 Questions About Ethics

37 Ethics and the Christian Life 381

38 Ethical Issues Related to Death 389

Notes 399

Subject Index 408

Primary Verse Index 413

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    In a world where information multiplies at warp speed, we tend to think we are too smart or too academically evolved to accept the veracity of the Bible or concepts like "Intelligent Design". Ron Rhodes, in his comprehensive book "The Big Book of Bible Answers" addresses those issues and many others. He begins by building a strong foundational support for the authority of scripture by looking at the plethora of archeological discoveries confirming specific sites in the Bible and the overwhelming manuscript evidence for it as well. Rhodes takes time to delve into the fascinating use of idioms, euphemisms and acrostics by the biblical authors and the various translations of the Bible available today. But, he affirms that the necessary criteria for reading and understanding the scriptures is the work of the Holy Spirit "illuminating our minds." He writes, ". . . human reasoning has limitations. Finite minds cannot possibly understand everything there is to know about an infinite being."

    "The Big Book of Bible Answers" covers a tremendous amount of valuable information about the Bible, and the mysterious concepts of the triune God, the virgin birth, election, and the resurrection of Jesus Christ. But the author also thoughtfully answers some of the dilemmas currently facing true believers, such as: the ordination of women, worship styles, tithing, capital punishment, homosexuality and abortion. Rhodes discusses baptism and communion, looks at angels and demons, and discusses heaven and hell. If you are seeking answers to any of these issues, you will most probably find a satisfactory answers to your questions somewhere on the pages of this book.

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