Coping with Contradictions

What do you tell someone who scoffs at your faith because they believe that the Bible contains too many contradictions? Today’s devotional by Lee Strobel, reposted from faithgateway.com, provides some practical answers to help us answer those who are skeptical about Christianity.

Editor’s Note: In this excerpt of The Case for Faith, Lee Strobel is having a theological debate with Norman Geisler, president of Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina. What a fantastic discussion to share with a friend who is seeking to know the truth today!

When I asked about alleged contradictions in the Bible, Geisler leaned back in his chair and smiled. It was an issue he had spent a lifetime studying.

“I’ve made a hobby of collecting alleged discrepancies, inaccuracies, and conflicting statements in the Bible,” he said. “I have a list of about eight hundred of them. A few years ago I coauthored a book called When Critics Ask, which devotes nearly six hundred pages to setting the record read more

 

source: Devotions Daily at faithgateway.com

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