Misconceptions Series


  • Dec. 16, 2014

    Nativity displays often have three wise men. What does the Bible reveal about these wise men? Who were they? Where were they from?

  • Christmas Timeline of the Biblical Account
    Dec. 20, 2013

    The Christmas timeline of the biblical account makes sense when Luke and Matthew are carefully analyzed.

  • Are the Symbols and Customs of Easter of Pagan Origin?
    April 26, 2011

    If you were to ask the typical American to identify the symbols used to celebrate Easter, the likely responses would include bunnies, eggs, plastic grass, chicks, ham . . . and don’t forget candy!

  • Is the Name “Easter” of Pagan Origin?
    April 19, 2011

    The modern controversy over the name “Easter,” when used in association with the celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus, is interesting, to say the least.

  • Is the Date of Easter of Pagan Origin?
    April 12, 2011

    Many claim that what we call Easter today was developed as Roman Catholicism co-opted pagan festivals celebrated in different regions in honor of various false gods and goddesses.

  • Feedback Article
    Why Did God Condemn Jehu?
    April 8, 2011

    Was Jehu condemned for carrying out the command God gave him? Troy Lacey and Tim Chaffey explain this alleged contradiction.

  • David: Little Guy or Mighty Man of War?
    Feb. 1, 2011

    Was David just a “little guy” when he fought Goliath? Tim Chaffey, AiG–U.S., examines what the Bible actually teaches about the stature of David.

  • Christians Should Never Offend Anyone
    Jan. 25, 2011

    Do Christians need to avoid offending anyone? What does Paul mean when he says to “give no offense in anything”? Jeremy Ham, AiG–U.S., explains.

  • Does the Bible Condone Abortion?
    Jan. 18, 2011

    Does Exodus 21 teach that the life of an unborn child is unimportant? Tim Chaffey, AiG–U.S., examines the issue.

  • Feedback Article
    A Manger Misconception?
    Jan. 7, 2011

    Does a manger refer to a whole stall or just a feeding trough? Tim Chaffey, AiG–U.S., explains.

  • Bad Words Are Inherently Evil
    Jan. 4, 2011

    Why do we avoid certain words? Are they inherently evil? Jeremy Ham, AiG–U.S. explains.

  • Feedback Article
    Would Joseph’s Family Shun Mary?
    Dec. 31, 2010

    Would Joseph’s relatives still have accepted him, or more importantly Mary, into their homes, because they would have thought that Mary was pregnant out of wedlock?

  • Miscellaneous Misconceptions About Christmas
    Dec. 28, 2010

    Tim Chaffey and Jeremy Ham, AiG–U.S. examine a few miscellaneous misconceptions about Christmas.

  • Hark! The Herald Angels Said?
    Dec. 7, 2010

    The idea of an angelic chorus singing praises to God has become very common in our culture, but does the Bible state that the angels sang on the night of Christ’s birth?

  • Born in a Barn (Stable)?
    Nov. 30, 2010

    Was Jesus born among the animals in the stable because there was no room for Joseph and Mary at the inn?

  • Clearing Up Misconceptions: Introduction
    Nov. 29, 2010

    One of the keys to taking a stand on the Word of God is making sure we understand what is actually stated in the Bible. Tim Chaffey, AiG–U.S., introduces the Clearing Up Misconceptions web series.


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