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Answers to Questions

These broadcast talks present answers to some common questions people ask when they begin to think about the meaning of life and about God.

How can I be sure there is a God?

How can I be sure there is a God?

Here are some suggestions as to how you can think this leading question through. Question yourself along the following lines: What do I make of the fact that I exist at all? What do I make of the world around me?
What exactly is conversion?

What exactly is conversion?


Why is it necessary? Why does anyone need to be 'saved'? What actually happens when a person is converted? The best answer to these questions is given in the most famous parable in the Bible, the parable of the Prodigal Son.
Why does God allow wars, sickness and tragedies?

Why does God allow wars, sickness and tragedies?

This is a problem which crosses the minds of many of us as soon as we begin to think about God. "If He is a God of love (as Christians say), why does He allow such things as the gas chambers and disabled babies?"
Christianity is just a crutch!

Christianity is just a crutch!

"Christianity is nothing more than a crutch to help people who cannot stand up to life." How do we answer this objection? It would be easy to list the names of outstanding people who have been zealous Christians...
How can we accept the myths of the Bible?

How can we accept the myths of the Bible?

How can anyone be expected to believe in the myths and legends of the Bible? How can we take seriously a religion which comes from such a book? For thousands of people a great question-mark hangs over the Bible on account of its alleged fictions.
How could a God of love possibly send people to hell?

How could a God of love possibly send people to hell?

Here is an objection to the Christian message which seems to many to be insurmountable. Even serious seekers stumble at it, and critics make hay with it. The ideas of love and hell seem to be opposites.
Why are there so many different religions?

Why are there so many different religions?

How can we know which is right? And is it true all religions lead to God? There are bound to be many religions in the world because people are always ready to 'worship' in ways which they have designed for themselves...
Christianity is too narrow!

Christianity is too narrow!

This objection is heard very frequently from people of all ages and every possible background. People say, "How can we possibly take Christianity seriously? It is such a narrow belief. To be a Christian I'd have to be very naive."

You may also like to read the Sword & Trowel booklet How to Seek and Find the Lord 
available from the Tabernacle Bookshop.

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