The more I study the Bible…

study the Bible

The more I study the Bible, the more I realize how little I know about it.

The more I study the Bible, the more I realize how dangerous this book really is.

The more I study the Bible, the more I begin to see why the medieval Catholic church did not allow the average person to read and interpret it.

The more I study the Bible, the more I begin to wonder how much the Bible has truly influenced my theology, versus how much my theology has influenced my reading of the Bible.

The more I study the Bible, the less confident I am in saying that my theology is based on scriptural exegesis.

The more I study the Bible, the more confused I get by it.



Adolph Hitler on the Inspiration of Scripture

all truth is gods truth

I wrote two blog posts in which the comments (often by the same people) completely contradicted each other. In one, they argued that all truth is God’s truth, and in the second, they blasted anyone who thought that truth could be found in the writings of other religions.



The Holy Bible is not so Holy

holy Bible

Is the Holy Bible holy? No. God is holy. Ink on paper is not. This doesn’t mean the Bible is worthless. It is valuable. But let’s not worship the Bible.



Learn the Bible in 24 Words

learn the bible

One popular teacher shows how to learn the Bible in 24 hours. In this post, I teach the Bible in 24 words. These 24 words are the summary of Scripture. If you are not living by these 24 words, then you have no reason to study Scripture. These 24 words will help you understand and apply the Bible to your life.



Is the Flood Account a Beautiful Story about Rainbows?

the flood rainbow

Is the flood account really a beautiful story about rainbows? Hardly! It is a terrible, troubling text about a God who drowns everybody on earth. Christians often read the flood account with blinders on our eyes, and do not really see the way God is presented in this difficult passage.