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In Torrey’s Difficulties in the Bible, he investigates some points that detractors have used to undermine people’s confidence in God’s Word such as Where did Cain get his wife? God hardening Pharoah’s heart, the slaughter of the Canaanites by God, Joshua commanding the sun to stand still, imprecatory Psalms, Jonah and the whale, supposedly mistakes and contradictions, etc.
Contents Difficulties in the Bible
1. A General Statement of the Case
2. Classes of Difficulties
3. How Shall We Deal with the Difficulties of the Bible?
4. Genesis One-Historical and Scientific?
5. The Antiquity of Man According to the Bible and According to Science
6. Where Did Cain Get His Wife?
8. God Hardening Pharaoh
9. The Slaughter of the Canaanites by God
10. Joshua Commanding the Sun to Stand Still
12. The Sacrifice of Jephtha
13. “Impure” Bible Stories
15. The Imprecatory Psalms
16. Does the God of Truth and Love Send Lying Spirits and Evil Spirits to Men?
17. Jonah and the Whale
18. Some Important “Contradictions” in the Bible
19. “Mistakes” in the Bible
20. The Two Genealogies of Jesus, the Christ
21. Was Jesus Really Three Days and Three Nights in the Heart of the Earth?
22. How Could Jesus Commend the Action of the Unrighteous Steward?
23. Were Jesus and Paul Mistaken as to the Time of Our Lord
24. Did Jesus Go into the Abode of the Dead and Preach to the Spirits in Prison? Is There Another Probation After Death?
Wikipedia.org article on Torrey
|Date:||April 8, 2016|