First printing  March 2020 Copyright    2019 by Bryan Osborne. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be used or re...
Dedication First and foremost, all glory goes to my God, Creator, and Savior. This book is evidence of His grace, divine i...
About the Author Bryan Osborne is passionate about equipping believers with the truth of God   s Word to boldly defend the...
Foreword As the chair of the Editorial Review Board here at Answers in Genesis, I lead a team that ensures everything Answ...
X SE I AL U Q E  FE  TY  In this book, Bryan doesn   t shy away from any of the    tough questions,    even though many in...
Pg.8  Introduction Pg.22  Life Issues Pg.36  Equality Issues Pg.52  Marriage, Sexual,   Gender Issues Pg.70  Environmental...
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NT  E N V IR  E ON M X  SE LI A U EQ  TY  Introduction    You fool     10  Only two   12  The neutrality myth  14  Be    t...
X  SE I AL U EQ  TY     You fool       You fool,    said my friend and colleague with lighthearted laughter when I shared ...
Bible is trustworthy and authoritative, or none of it is  The collapse of the Christian worldview in America and throughou...
T  EQ UA LI LI F  E  Only two  It is often claimed that there are so many different religions, with diverse views, that it...
And no matter the issue in question     origins, morality, sexuality, significance of existence, salvation, future reality...
TY  LI  UA Q E  LI F E  The neutrality myth One of the most pervasive cultural myths today is that people can be and shoul...
and consequently not neutral. It must be recognized that no matter the issue, from origins to abortion, it   s ultimately ...
X SE  L EQUA  IT  Y  Be    tolerant    or else Tolerance is a single word encompassing the central creed of today   s enli...
no desire or inclination to reciprocate this practice to any other view. There   s an outright refusal by secularists to c...
IT  EQ UA L LI F  E  The Genesis connection    What do today   s social issues have to do with Genesis     Along with the ...
the ugly reality of death, suffering, brokenness and disease, all resulting from the fall.1 Noah   s Flood in Genesis 6   ...
Y  T  EN NM  O  VI  R  SE X  EN  How can you believe the Bible  Many argue that    The Bible cannot be trusted because it ...
It   s often asserted that science has disproved the Bible. Answers in Genesis has thousands of resources demonstrating th...
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NT ME ENVIRON  X  SE I AL U EQ  TY  Life Issues What   s the biblical response to abortion   24  Isn   t abortion a woman ...
What   s the biblical response to abortion  There are many powerful arguments against pro-abortionist claims, some of whic...
engaging a person, a human being, inside the mother   s womb. Every single time the Bible speaks of the unborn, they   re ...
EQ E  LI  F  Isn   t abortion a woman   s legal right and choice  It   s often said that abortion is a complicated issue. ...
Abortion is a woman   s right and choice  Nowhere in the Bible or in civilized legal codes around the world does a man or ...
FE  LI  Isn   t it just a fetus, unviable outside the womb  Again, if the Christian engages these questions with a biblica...
people. However, the reality of the pain of the victim does not change the reality of the person in the womb. A unique ind...
E FE  LI  Shouldn   t people have the right to die  Suffering and death are two unavoidable realities every human regretta...
Those are the ideas of fallen, fallible, finite men. What does the authoritative Word of God say  Humans aren   t animals....
E FE  LI  What about cloning  Cloning is the process in which a genetically identical copy of a gene, cell, or organism is...
There are two primary purposes for cloning  to produce an identical organism, called reproductive cloning, or to make a cl...
E FE  LI  What   s the big deal with stem cells  A stem cell is a cell that has the unique ability of turning into many sp...
from newborn to adult, and can be found in many different tissues in the body. They do have the disadvantages of occurring...
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NT ME ENVIRON  SE  X   metoo  I AL U EQ  TY  Equality Issues The biblical answer to racism  38  What about    interracial ...
TY  LI  UA Q E  LI F E  The biblical answer to racism The remarkable truth unseen by many, including a lot of Christians, ...
It   s important to note that if evolution were true, it would be impossible to coherently argue that racism is wrong. In ...
TY  LI  UA Q E  LI F E  What about    interracial    marriage  Biblically and biologically speaking, there   s no such thi...
This verse has absolutely nothing to do with marrying someone with a different skin shade, accent, or birthplace. Applied ...
TY  LI  UA Q E  LI F E  Doesn   t the Bible condone slavery  The short answer is no. There are at least three keys to unde...
sorts with the goal of eliminating debt. The debtor would go to the person they were indebted to, or another wealthy perso...
TY  LI  UA Q E  LI F E  Isn   t the Bible sexist  The Bible   s first chapter annihilates this fallacious secular claim. G...
30 10, 54 4, 118 7  Hebrews 13 6 . The responsibility of the position is one of gentle strength where the woman uses her g...
TY  LI  UA Q E  LI F E  What   s the biblical take on feminism  Feminism is often described as happening in three major wa...
all because there   s no real difference between the genders. Differences in biology are inconsequential. This is where fe...
TY  LI  UA Q E  LI F E  Are social justice and intersectionality part of the Gospel  No. To understand why, they must firs...
unjust sinners. And of course, God is concerned with justice  The Bible is replete with commands to act justly with impart...
TY  LI  UA Q E  LI F E  What about the inequality of genocide  Attempting to disprove the existence of the biblical God by...
homosexuality, bestiality, cultic prostitution, and grotesque child sacrifice. And lest one think God was showing partiali...
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NT ME ENVIRON  X  SE I AL U EQ  TY  Marriage, Sexual,   Gender Issues What   s the origin and definition of marriage   54 ...
EN  EX S  EQUALIT Y  What   s the origin and definition of marriage  In order to define marriage properly, one would need ...
companionship, completeness, enjoyment, blessing, and fruitfulness, which leads to the multiplying, filling, and subduing ...
EN  X  SE  EQUALIT Y  Sex, God   s creation   gift Sex is God   s idea. The same God who made galaxies, flowers, humans, m...
However, man   s sin corrupted everything. Since that time, mankind has found any number of ways to sinfully distort and a...
EN  X  SE  EQUALIT Y  The abandonment of God   s design for sex No doubt the cultural    norm    for sexual activity today...
With this in mind, it   s fairly easy to see why so many today, even inside the church, no longer have a biblical worldvie...
EN  X  SE  EQUALIT Y  How should Christians respond to homosexuality, gay    marriage,    and the    gay Christian     In ...
those sound, that   s what the title    gay Christian    is doing. It   s attaching a rebellious sin to the identity purch...
EN  X  SE  EQUALIT Y  Why do Christians harp on homosexuality when Jesus never mentioned it  Jesus did address it     nume...
Jesus was there, executing righteous judgment on Sodom and Gomorrah. All of Scripture is    God-breathed     2 Timothy 3 1...
EN  X  SE  EQUALIT Y  It   s all about love  Love wins     Love wins     is the popular rallying cry of the LGBTQ  movemen...
The love that originates and emanates from the biblical God is rooted in His nature and truth. Anything not in line with H...
EN  X  SE  EQUALIT Y  Why do Christians    pick and choose    from Leviticus  Leviticus 18 22 is an often-cited verse that...
understood in the larger context of the entirety of the Bible. God   s self-revelation of His unchanging divine nature and...
EN  X  SE  EQUALIT Y  How do we respond to the transgender revolution  The transgender movement has taken the western worl...
The realities of God   s created order are being progressively cast aside as we buy the Enemy   s lie that true happiness ...
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NT ME ENVIRON  X  SE I AL U EQ  TY  Environmental Issues You believe in climate change, don   t you   72  What   s a Chris...
T  EN EN  SEX  ON R I V  M  You believe in climate change, don   t you  Yes, climates change. But what causes the fluctuat...
Post-Flood, there was a transitioning climate, including an ice age that covered about 30  of the earth   s land surface i...
T  EN EN  SEX  ON R I V  M  What   s a Christian response to the    green movement     The green movement has garnered muc...
The truth of reality articulated in God   s Word couldn   t be more different. The earth, made by an all-wise Creator, was...
T  EN EN  SEX  ON R I V  M  What about animal rights  Who hasn   t been moved by those commercials with emotional music, d...
a cannibal  Animals do all these things. If animal rights activists were consistent, they shouldn   t be upset when a huma...
T  EN EN  SEX  ON R I V  M  Are aliens the answer  Surveys show half of Americans believe intelligent aliens exist.1 No do...
Aliens seem obvious to evolutionists because life isn   t a special creation. If it randomly, accidentally happened on ear...
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NT ME ENVIRON  X  SE I AL U EQ  TY  Conclusion Why are you judging when Jesus said judge not  Don   t you want progress an...
T  EQ UA LI LI F  E  Why are you judging when Jesus said judge not  Most quoted Bible verse today  Probably Matthew 7 1,  ...
The Bible is jammed with commands to judge and to do so rightly. Ironically, this is Jesus    teaching in Matthew 7 when y...
Y  T  EN NM  O  VI  R  SEX  EN  Don   t you want progress and to be on the right side of history  Yes and yes. Christians ...
care for humanity. Christians care because all humans are created in God   s image and have souls that will eternally exis...
EN  X  SE  EQUALIT Y  Every good thing secularists argue for comes from the Bible As seen repeatedly, secular arguments ar...
But again, if the universe is a cosmic accident with no absolute or eternal purpose, why care about any of these things  T...
T EQ UA LI  L IF  E  Why the visceral reaction to biblical Christianity, and how do we respond  Christianity is the most p...
portrayed in Genesis 3 6 . This has resulted in people feeling increasingly free to simply emotively attack what they view...
EN  X  SE  EQUALIT Y  A lesson from Rehoboam for Christians today In 1 Kings 12, Solomon   s son Rehoboam becomes king. Th...
friends, and culture     those around us whose ideas are modern, less combative  or in agreement  with the culture, and pr...
T  EN EN  SEX  ON R I V  M  Christianity is just like all other religions, right  It   s been said that all religions are ...
sin is against. And every sin is an act of treason against the sovereign of the universe, whom we   re attempting to suppl...
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