At the end of the day, I’m just tired of people saying, “Jesus says ABC about love,” when there are direct quotes from Jesus that say exactly the opposite.
Rob Bell, 2005, Velvet Elvis p. 40, “It was in that moment that I heard a voice. Not an audible, loud, human kind of voice, but inner words spoken somewhere in my soul that were very clear and very concise. What I heard was, ‘Teach this book, and I will take care of everything else.’” […]
This is a continuation of Part 1 Is a Far-Fetched Story Like Noah’s Ark Enough to Dismiss Jesus? and Part 2 Fact or Fiction: Four Ways to View the Old Testament and responds to the question, “Where is the dividing line between what someone needs to believe to be saved and what they need to […]
I just preached a sermon this past Sunday entitled “How To Read The Bible”, attempting to give tools for how to understand difficult Scripture passages such as God commanding the Israelites to wipe out entire nations (including the infants), some of the very odd commands in the Old Testament (e.g. no shaving, no eating lobster, […]