Episodes
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank answers the following questions: In the early verses in Genesis 9, God expands the food sources for mankind. What is your take on those verses? The church I attend does not play music. What are your thoughts on this? Could there be someone like Enoch today? When did Jesus actually die, and when did He actually rise? Was there an extra sabbath that week? Is it unbiblical for couples who cannot have children to use medical science to have them? Is it...
Published 05/14/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (05/13/22), Hank answers the following questions: What is the age of the earth, and who created dinosaurs? Do unborn children carry original sin? Why did God leave room for people to doubt His existence? Could you help me understand David's statement, "I've never see the righteous forsaken or his seed begging bread?" Doesn't the Bible teach that the flood destroyed all life, including dinosaurs? How can you hold an old-earth view in light of scripture?
Published 05/13/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (05/12/22), Hank answers the following questions: What are your thoughts on James 1:27 as he defines true religion? How was Satan able to have a conversation with Eve in the garden, and did he actually look like a serpent? Can you comment on the record of Elisha's bones in 2 Kings 13:21? Can Satan or the demons command and control the natural world around us? Why did God honor men in the Bible when they had more than one wife? Would He do that today? How...
Published 05/12/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (05/11/22), Hank answers the following questions: I feel disconnected and unable to worship. What advice could you give me? Is there any particular translation of Scripture that you feel is superior to the others? Why doesn't God heal me of OCD? Can you help me explain the virgin birth to Muslims? A book was given to me called The Way of the Heart by Jayem. Have you heard of this book and what are your thoughts about it? Is it important to know the...
Published 05/11/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (05/10/22), Hank answers the following questions: How do we explain to someone that God chose Jesus alone as the way of salvation? Sometimes the Bible refers to books that are not in the Bible. Should we try to find those books and read them? How much one-on-one time will we have with Jesus when He comes again? How can your beliefs now be the same as codified in your books? Does Satan know he will be defeated? What are some of the best ways to preach to...
Published 05/10/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (05/09/22), Hank discusses an article he read titled, "People trust science, so why don’t they believe it?" Too often, scientists approach their data with faulty paradigms. Hank also answers the following questions: When Jesus told Peter He would build His church, was He referring to the Catholic Church? How can the universe be so vast, even with 13 billion years of time? What do you think of doctor-assisted death? Does it strike you as odd that my...
Published 05/09/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank reads from Proverbs 3, which the Lord kept flooding through his mind earlier in the day, emphasizing verse 3, which says, “Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart.” Hank also answers the following questions: How can I know if I have truly forgiven my estranged friend? Do you view the doctrine of the "real substance" as an essential doctrine? After the resurrection when Mary...
Published 05/07/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (05/06/22), Hank answers the following questions: In the early verses in Genesis 9, God expands the food sources for mankind. What is your take on those verses? The church I attend does not play music. What are your thoughts on this? Could there be someone like Enoch today? During creation week, when was Satan created? Were the angels created during creation week, or before? Recognizing that God said go and sin no more, what happens if a person chooses...
Published 05/06/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (05/05/22), Hank discusses the quintessential issue of prayer, noting that today is the National Day of Prayer, a day when people are asked to turn to God in prayer and meditation. One of the principal ways in which we thank the Lord and communicate with Him is through the Prayer of Jesus, also known as the Lord’s Prayer. While you may be familiar with this prayer, each word counts. And so, Hank goes over the Lord’s Prayer in-depth so that you may...
Published 05/05/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (05/04/22), Hank answers the following questions: What are your thoughts about a church that does not believe in the Trinity? Should Pastors only be paid if they travel around, and not if they stay in their community? How can I improve my prayer life? I've heard you say that forgiveness takes two people. Could you address this? Is asking forgiveness an integral part of being saved? You use a word when there is something in the bible that is beyond...
Published 05/04/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (05/03/22), Hank answers the following questions: Can you help me understand Paul's reference to angels in 1 Corinthians 11:10? Do you know anything about Pastor David F. Middleton and the Jesus Is Lord Church? Also, are David Jeremiah, Michael Youssef, and Charles Stanley people I should listen to? Are angels looking over us on our behalf, like a guardian angel? When did Jesus actually die, and when did He actually rise? Was there an extra sabbath that...
Published 05/03/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (05/02/22), Hank answers the following questions: Some Christian Zionists see Palestinians as sub-human. How does this line up with the command to love our enemies? Why don't you think that the smartphone that everyone carries around today is the mark of the beast? What happens when a person dies? What would you say are the top three biblical takeaways that dispute the rapture?
Published 05/02/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank interviews Dr. Paul Maier, former Russell H. Seibert Professor of Ancient History at Western Michigan University, about the DVD The Week that Changed the World. Hank and Dr. Maier discuss the significance of Holy Week, those who erroneously deny the fatal torment of Jesus, extra-biblical evidence for the life of Christ that corresponds to Scripture, and more questions and misinformation surrounding the most important week in all of history.
Published 04/30/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (04/29/22), Hank reads from Proverbs 3, which the Lord kept flooding through his mind earlier in the day, emphasizing verse 3, which says, “Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart.” Hank also answers the following questions: How can I know if I have truly forgiven my estranged friend? Do you view the doctrine of the "real substance" as an essential doctrine? My question is about...
Published 04/29/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (04/28/22), Hank answers the following questions: I've been memorizing the gospel of John. What is the identity of the prophet in John 1:21? An ossuary is claimed to have contained the bones of Caiaphas. Wouldn't those bones actually belong to a son of Caiaphas? Could you explain the saints who were raised from their graves as mentioned in Matthew 27? Have you heard of the phrase "Lordship Salvation"? Can you tell me what that is? I don't understand how...
Published 04/28/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (04/27/22), Hank answers the following questions: I am thinking of leaving the Roman Catholic church and joining the Orthodox church. Could you provide any evidence against the supremacy of the Pope? Are there any particular scriptures you could point me to that deal with addictions—specifically the addiction of smoking? After the resurrection when Mary encounters Jesus, what does He mean when He tells her not to cling to Him? Where did the giants after...
Published 04/27/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (04/26/22), Hank concludes his overview of the days of Holy Week, arriving at Pascha—also known as Easter. It is the day in which the body of Christ worldwide celebrates the ultimate game-changer—the resurrection of Jesus Christ. “If I face hardships in life for merely human reasons,” wrote Paul in his first letter to the Corinthian Christians, “what have I gained? If the dead are not raised, ‘Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.’ If Christ has not...
Published 04/26/22
Live stream of the Bible Answer Man broadcast for Tuesday, April 26, 2022.
Published 04/26/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (04/25/22), Hank resumes his overview of the days of Holy Week, arriving at Holy Saturday, which was observed by the Eastern Church this past weekend and the Western Church the week prior. Holy Saturday marks one of the most enigmatic of all mysteries—the mystery of Christ’s descent into Hades. Being “put to death in the body,” says Peter, he was “made alive by the spirit through whom also he went and preached to the spirits in prison who disobeyed long...
Published 04/25/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank answers the following questions: Is taking medication for my mental illness evidence that I am not a true Christian? Is it possible that a schizoaffective disorder is a spiritual problem rather than a medical problem? What are your thoughts on people such as Jews or Black Hebrew Israelites who believe they are good based on a covenant with God, rather than through Jesus Christ? Were there other people besides the Jews who wrote about Jesus during...
Published 04/23/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (04/22/22), Hank picks up his overview of the days of Holy Week, arriving at Holy Friday, the day a united Church is brought face-to-face with the fatal torment of Jesus Christ. A torment that began in the garden of Gethsemane following the emotional Last Supper of Holy Thursday. That night Jesus was betrayed by Judas, disowned by Peter, and arrested by the temple guard. Before Caiaphas the high priest, he was mocked, beaten, and spat upon. The next...
Published 04/22/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (04/21/22), Hank resumes his overview of Holy Week with Holy Thursday, the epicenter of the divine narrative. A narrative that begins with the tree of life in the garden of Eden. If Adam and Eve had rejected the serpent, they would have eaten from the tree of life and the tree of knowledge would not have been withheld from them. Instead, they were exiled from the Edenic garden and from traversing the slope leading upward toward the peak of deification....
Published 04/21/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (04/20/22), Hank continues to provide an overview of the days of Holy Week, picking up with Holy Wednesday, otherwise known as Spy Wednesday. For on the Wednesday of the last week of Christ’s earthly sojourn, Judas became a spy for the enemies of the Messiah. On this day, the ancient Church commemorates the ultimate in contrasts: a prostitute transformed into a pure bride in contrast to a chosen disciple who conspires with sinful men to betray the King of...
Published 04/20/22
On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (04/19/22), Hank continues to highlight the days of Holy Week. On Holy Tuesday we commemorate the Parable of the Ten Virgins as found in Matthew chapter 25. In this parable—this extended simile with extraordinary sharp teeth—the coming of Christ is likened to the coming of the bridegroom to the home of his bride during the sacramental ritual of marriage. In the narrative of the parable, there are ten virgins—five wise and five foolish. The five wise...
Published 04/19/22