Category: Hypotheticals

Articles addressing hypothetical questions asked of Christians which attempt to discredit their legitimacy and call their character into question.

The “God Commands ‘Kill a Child'” Hypothetical: Part 1: Handling Hypotheticals

Moral Subjectivity In the Bible? I came across the following video on my Facebook feed about a week ago from Frank Turek’s page. In this video we have the challenge being put forward that would suggest God’s morality is subjective, or Biblical Morality is subjective. It is done in the form of a hypothetical […]

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The “God Commands ‘Kill a Child'” Hypothetical: Part 2: In Context

Now that we understand what we must do in considering the Christian response to the “God Says Kill a Child” hypothetical, let’s apply these rules and conduct some rational analysis of its implications. First thing’s first, we must put this hypothetical into proper context. We will call the individual Christian being asked the hypothetical within […]

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The “God Commands ‘Kill a Child'” Hypothetical: Part 3: The Response

Let us first re-state the hypothetical in its simplified form: “If you were told by God to kill a child, and you knew for certain that it was God telling you, would you kill the child?” Here is the link to the video for additional clarity: So far, we have brought into consideration the […]

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The “God Commands ‘Kill a Child'” Hypothetical: Part 4: Conclusion

So now we have the response, and we understand that if the full context of the Biblical Judeo-Christian Worldview is accepted as true, a person who is commanded by God to kill a child is morally justified and morally good in so doing, what are the implications of this outside of the Christian context? If […]

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