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4 Tough Questions About Life, God and the Bible

Podcasts are just one of the many ways to grow and feed your faith. There are countless shows that offer short, powerful sermons and longer spiritual explorations — sermons from preachers who have a deep understanding of gospel truths.

And with podcasts continuing to explode in popularity, many people are discovering that the continuously expanding crop of shows offer not only another option for online church service, but also for answers to some of the toughest questions about life, God and the Bible. 

You can find many of these short, powerful sermons and in-depth gospel explorations on Edifi. Edifi is a new Christian podcast app that aggregates almost every Christian show, offering transformational and faith-inspiring Christian podcasts all in one place for your listening enjoyment (download the app today). 

And without a doubt, one of the categories worth exploring are shows that address “tough questions” about the Chritian faith. These are short, powerful sermons and talk podcasts that focus on questions people might have about the Bible or God’s nature.

You can find some of these mini-sermons and explanations below. These are timeless questions about faith that have sparked the curiosities of believers and non-believers, alike:

Short, Powerful Sermons: “The BibleProject Podcast”

TheBible Project Podcast tackles some fascinating conversations. Dr. Carmen Imes recently went on the show to answer an important biblical question: What does it mean when we hear people say, "Do not take the Lord's name in vain"? 

Explore this fascinating topic right here, and download the Edifi app for thousands of Christian podcasts.

“Bible Q&A With John MacArthur”

Pastor John MacArthur is known for his powerful sermons. He’s one of the most well-known pastors in America. In addition to your ability to listen to an online church service from MacArthur, he also has a podcast titled, “Bible Q&A With John MacArthur.”

In one special episode of this podcast, the preacher answered a powerfully important question: “What is the kingdom of heaven?” Listen to his response here and be sure to download the Edifi app for thousands of similar podcasts and show topics.

Short, Powerful Sermons: “Ask Pastor John”

Pastor John Piper is a well-known preacher who is often sought out for his theological views, and he shares those perspectives not only through sermons, but also through his show “Ask Pastor John.” It is there that he deals with tough questions many of us have.

In one specific episode, he answers a popular faith question: “Do my sins ruin God’s plan for my life?” Listen to Piper address this topic here, and download the Edifi app for thousands of similar podcasts and show topics.

“I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist”

In the “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist” podcast, hosted by Dr Frank Turek, a plethora of Christian topics are tackled. And anyone who has paid attention to sermons, preachers — or even atheists — knows that evil is one of the toughest issues to grapple with.

One of the questions surrounding the topic is: How can a good God allow evil? And this is a subject Turek deals with during one of the recent episodes, explaining how evil is actually a powerful argument for God. Listen to the episode here, and download the Edifi app for thousands of similar podcasts and show topics.

That wraps our list of tough questions and the podcasts that answer them. Want more? Edifi is filled with powerful Christian podcasts, with categories ranging from Bible studies to women, marriage, kids, prayer and op-ed content. Download the Edifi app today.