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When Did Man Begin Eating Meat?

Question from a reader:

In Heaven Randy writes that it appears that neither animals nor people ate meat until after the flood. But Genesis 4 says Abel kept flocks and gave fat offerings, which suggests he ate meat. What are your thoughts?

Were Old Testament men and women saved by their keeping of the law?

Question from a reader:

Are the men and women we read about in the Old Testament saved and going to Heaven because of their keeping of sacrificial requirements of the law? Today we know we must believe in his death on the cross for forgiveness of our sins and salvation, but what about the people born before Jesus came to earth?

Are People Born in Israel Automatically Saved?

Question from a reader:

Are people born in Israel automatically saved and going to Heaven (Romans 11:26), or do they still have to accept Jesus as their personal Savior to be truly saved?

Is accepting Jesus as Savior really the only way to be saved?

Question from a reader:

Many people say there is only one way to Heaven by accepting Jesus Christ as personal Savior, but then they default to several other ways (young age, mental illness, being born in Israel, keeping sacrificial requirements of the law) and make excuses when cornered. Is believing in Jesus really the ONLY way?

He is Always Sovereign

Is God sovereign only when I get my way, or is He always sovereign? The God who’s sovereign in small things also controls the big ones.

C.S. Lewis and Hell

In this panel discussion with Desiring God in 2013, Randy Alcorn discusses C.S. Lewis and his perspective on Hell. Watch the complete panel discussion here

C.S. Lewis' Influence on Future Generations

In this panel discussion with Desiring God about C.S. Lewis in 2013, Randy Alcorn shares how C.S. Lewis has impacted his life, many other's lives and how he will likely continue to influence many others. Watch the complete panel discussion here

Playing a Part in God's Story

In this panel discussion with Desiring God about C.S. Lewis in 2013, Randy Alcorn talks about the difference between our story vs. God's story. Watch the complete panel discussion here

The Therapy of Laughter

In this panel discussion with Desiring God in 2013, Randy Alcorn shares about how helpful and Christ-centered laughter can be in deep grief. Watch the complete panel discussion here.