Category Archives: Understanding the Bible

Addressing the Cosmological Problem

The Problem Christian leaders and writers have for a while been lamenting the loss of Biblical literacy and the decline of motivation to study the Bible in recent times. This loss and decline has relevance to them because it impacts … Continue reading

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Donkey, Ass, Mule, Hinney

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Seeing Gushee’s Treatment of LGBTQ Inclusion in the Light of our Larger Problem of Not Really Knowing What To Do With the Bible in our Secular Age

Link to David Gushee’s Talk at City Church San Francisco David Gushee at City Church San Francisco David Gushee recently did a Q/A at City Church San Francisco I assume as part of their process of exploring the inclusion of … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t the Resurrection of Jesus have been a great time for Him to drop that offensive immoral Old Testament?

Resurrection After my last three sermons one of the church members mentioned an ABC TV show entitled “Resurrection” where people in this small town return to life sometimes years later and how that impacted their relational networks. I decided to watch … Continue reading

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William Lane Craig and Bart Ehrman on the Resurrection

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What does it mean that Jesus fulfills Scripture?

“And So Was Fulfilled What the Prophet Had Said” This kind of language is common in the New Testament. Jesus did this or that in order that “scripture may be fulfilled”. I used to hear these parts of the Bible … Continue reading

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The “God is a Moral Monster” Objection Stated

I find this objection to Christianity to be increasingly common among Christian defectors. I thought it might be worth while exploring it further. As you’ll see later in this series, I don’t really thing it is as much an argument … Continue reading

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