The Case For Faith - Objection #4 – Objection # 5 Summary & Analysis

Lee Strobel
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In Objection #4, God Isn’t Worthy of Worship if He Kills Innocent Children, Strobel addressed atheist accusations that God is cruel, vindictive, unjust, tricky, and manipulative. Strobel met with Norman Geisler, PhD, president of Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina. Strobel began by quoting Thomas Paine’s book The Age of Reason, in which he heavily criticized Christianity and the Bible. Geisler countered that even though the Bible may contain things like rape and murder, it does not mean it approves of such things. Incorrect translations of the Bible can have serious impacts.

Strobel went on to ask about God’s orders to kill, such as in Deuteronomy 7 when He urged the total destruction of seven nations with no mercy which contradicted claims of God being loving and merciful. Geisler countered that this revealed God's just punishment of sins, that each punished...

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