However, a difference is not a contradiction it is only an error if there is absolutely no conceivable way the verses or passages can be reconciled even if an answer is not available right now, that does not mean an answer does not exist many have found a supposed error in the bible in relation to history or geography only. After you read this blog post, you'll understand that this supposed contradiction is no contradiction at all it's just a misinterpretation this blog post may be able to help you in 6 possible ways: 1 increase your faith in the bible 2 eliminate some doubts about god and the bible 3 understand the bible better. Is there a contradiction no, for it was a couple of years after the time of the limited commission (matthew 10) before judas commenced to apostatize from the lord (john 12:6 13:2,27) the time element is important in understanding some passages critics have charged the bible with a mistake in connection with the time of. Mostly it is because they are not giving the bible a fair reading they commit several blunders in their reasoning and as a result they “find” contradictions in the text that are not really there in this article, we would like to highlight several criteria that, if carefully followed, would show that there are in fact no. No contradiction here it was early sunday morning it was beginning to become light out 2) how many came to the tomb (it is alleged that the accounts list different people going to the tomb) matt 28:1 28:1 ¶ now after the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, mary magdalene and. Two creation accounts some people like to use the creation accounts in genesis 1 and genesis 2 to say that there are contradictions in the bible according to genesis 1 one passage tells of the number of horses while the other tells of the number of stalls for horses and chariots they had ten horses. Numerous contradictions in the bible according to most christians, jesus was god-incarnate, fully man and fully god can the finite and the infinite be one does that also mean that there was no complete god then, between the claimed crucifixion and the claimed resurrection 7 if god is one and three at a time, then. It doesn't compute long after i stopped being a christian, i started realizing there were other things about the bible that made no sense, whether logically or emotionally for example, here's what is probably the most-quoted bible verse of all: for god so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son,.
For example, the two accounts of genesis 1 and 2 not contradictory one is an overview of creation, while the second zeroes in on the creation of humanity no contradiction is here—only complementary accounts similarly, the writings of paul and james aren't contradictory as they may seem at first glance. Some bible contradictions appear contradictory solely because of the intricacies of bible translation analysis of the original languages of the bible (hebrew for the old testament and greek for the new testament) can solve many apparent issues it's no different than any other textual review of translated material. This issue of reason & revelation is dedicated to answering six of the list of seventy alleged “factual” bible contradictions the young west virginian was chapter 2 is built on the foundation of chapter 1 and represents no different tradition than the first chapter or discrepant account of the order of creation ( archer, 1982, pp.
Some bible contradictions appear contradictory solely because of the intricacies of bible translation analysis of the original languages of the bible, hebrew and greek, can solve many apparent issues it's no different than any other textual review of translated material for instance, the book of acts has two accounts of. The bible's answer no, the entire bible is harmonious while some passages might seem to show the bible contradicting itself, they can usually be understood correctly by applying one or more of the following principles: consider the context any author can appear to contradict himself if his words are taken out of context. Those who are looking for contradictions may therefore say, “see—the bible is full of mistakes” and choose to reject it entirely as being untrustworthy however, those who trust god have no problem harmonizing the gospels there is no contradiction if the sign simply said, “this is jesus of nazareth the king of the jews.
By: jay smith, alex chowdhry, toby jepson, james schaeffer “the first to present his case seems right, till another comes forward and questions him” ( proverbs 18:17) the charge of contradiction muslims talk often about the many contradictions in the bible the number of contradictions vary depending on whom you. They read a web site with a long list of contradictions and allow that to feed their disgust for the things of god for those who are honestly seeking information on the alleged contradictions, there is a wealth of resources available to prove that there are no errors or contradictions within the text of the bible. Number discrepancies in old testament history as alleged contradictions in scripture: do variations in numerical records prove the bible is not inspired.
Surely, it is not reasonable to demand that a believer in inerrancy plod through one billion potential contradictions to prove negatives in every case instead, the believer in inerrancy can argue there is no proof for the existence of contradictions in the bible, thus they don't believe in biblical errancy (thus they believe in.
It's my job, as the investigator, to determine why the eyewitnesses appear to contradict one another, even though there is no doubt the event occurred and the witnesses were telling the truth there are times when similar variations (or alleged “contradictions”) are observed in the biblical accounts it's our. The bible, as god's word, contains no contradictions the skeptic's claim to the contrary stems from their desire to prove the bible wrong, or to convince others that it is wrong in order to appease the guilty conscience that exists in every man and woman who does not have a saving relationship with jesus. Bat we do know that it abounds in miracles and magic that it is utterly unscientific and that it is so full of contradictions that almost anything can be proved from its pages we know, too, that the doctrine of inspiration was invented by jewish and christian priests the bible presents no better claim to be considered the word of. Skeptics can be very uncharitable when reading the biblical text they no longer attempt to remain objective as possible, but instead look for contradictions sometimes they even find them where none exist take one skeptic's challenge ( chart depicted) where he lists over 60 000 alleged discrepancies and.