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Top ten outrageous things about the Bible

  1. Castlepaloma profile image23
    Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago

    Top ten most unbelievable things about the Bible

    No.1 being the most outrageous thing

    10. Christian  know a lot less than many atheists and agnostics do about the Bible,
    9.Jesus Christ was feeding 5000 people with five loaves of bread and a few fish.
    8.Holy Spirit impregnated Mary, who then gave birth to a man-god that got killed, came back to life and then ascended into the sky.
    7.About a 969 year old man.
    6.Noah Ark. 
    5.The earth began only thousands of years ago from the SUPERNATURAL CREATOR
    4.End of the World.
    3.Heaven only through Jesus Christ, and then prove this god exists" 
    2.Yahweh God,savior, creator of everything and the Universe
                     

    1.And the most Unbelievable, most outrageous thing about the Bible- Hell




    Name 3 or more of your most outrageous things about the  Bible

    1. mischeviousme profile image61
      mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      1Jesus walking on water
      2God rested on the seventh day and
      3Satan

      1. Castlepaloma profile image23
        Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        mischeviousme
        1. Jesus walking on water

        You have not seen those lizards walk on water

        Satan, Yes, the root of all evil or was that money?

        1. mischeviousme profile image61
          mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          That was a lizard and I so happen to believe that lizard can get me into heaven.

          Go figure...

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      raswposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Divinely inspired

      Book of Revelation

      Eating body of Jesus

      1. Castlepaloma profile image23
        Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        rasw

        Welcome to the forum

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          raswposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          smile

    3. pedrog profile image61
      pedrogposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      1. Two bears killing 42 children because they made fun of some bald man. (2 Kings 2:24)

      2. Ezekiel 23:20
      20 There she lusted after her lovers, whose genitals were like those of donkeys and whose emission was like that of horses.

      I always wondered how the author knew about that kind of emission...

      3. Deuteronomy 25:11-12
      11 If two men are fighting and the wife of one of them comes to rescue her husband from his assailant, and she reaches out and seizes him by his private parts, 12 you shall cut off her hand. Show her no pity.

      This seems a proper thing to do when a woman tries to help her husband.

      1. Castlepaloma profile image23
        Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        pedrog

        1. Two bears killing 42 children because they made fun of some bald man. (2 Kings 2:24)

        Yeah yes, I forgot about this one, it got me kick out of bible class for laughing out loud as a kid.

    4. pedrog profile image61
      pedrogposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      And a few more...

      1. Deuteronomy 23:1

      “No one whose testicles are crushed or whose male organ is cut off shall enter the assembly of the LORD.

      I guess we need to take special care with our manly-hood.

      2. Samson! This guy is the ultimate superhero of the bible, he killed a lion with his bare hands, he killed 30 men who threatened his wife. One time he killed 1000 men with a jawbone of a donkey. And like the biggest superhero of all time, Superman, also Samson had his kryptonite and it was his hair, once Delilah shaved his head he lost his superpowers, but hair grows again, and then, this one is my favorite, when he was chained in a temple he pushed two pillars and collapsed the temple killing all the 3000 people who went there to see him die.

      See Judges 13-16.

      3. Did you know there is a talking donkey in the Bible? Just read Numbers 22:21-29, seems legit!

      1. Castlepaloma profile image23
        Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Bible is the World's Best Selling Books of all Times  also in the Guinness World Records.

        Christian claim every word is true in the Bible,. But where do they recorded the strongest Man ever, or the oldest man ever, or the smartest man ever, or the largest or tallest man ever in any World record book?

    5. Don W profile image83
      Don Wposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Narrative. Fairytale. Whatever name you want to give, intermingling actual events with embellishments in order to communicate ideas about the human condition, is a device that's been used since the development of language.

      The literal meaning is rarely more important than the subtext. In communication there is obviously a difference between what is said, and how it's said. Those who spend time either defending or laughing at how things in the bible are said, are surely missing the point.

      The point being that the Bible is a an important piece of literature. It's more than a set of outrageous claims. It's an historical document that represents the early response of human beings to the conditions of existence, recorded over thousands of years. Other documents like the Mahabharata are similarly important.

      The responses are expressed in a naive way by our modern standards, but the themes are no less relevant. Why does the universe exist? Why do we exist? How should we live? Is there anything beyond what we perceive with the senses? We're still asking these questions.

      The fact that some of the responses expressed in the bible still resonate with people is remarkable, but of course I think it's a mistake to always try to live by the literal meaning. It's also a mistake to underestimate the usefulness of the Bible and other ancient texts when examining the human condition, on the grounds that they are old and their narratives seem a bit silly.

      Personally I'll ignore the talking snakes, but I'm still interested in the important philosophical, political, and religious themes and principles expressed in the Bible. Anything else would be kind of throwing the baby out with the bath water.

      1. Castlepaloma profile image23
        Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Keep throwing baby Jesus out with the bath water. Would he not be just reborn again?

    6. Druid Dude profile image59
      Druid Dudeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      That people who say "don't believe everything you read" believe everything they read.

      1. Castlepaloma profile image23
        Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        ha ha

  2. rbe0 profile image61
    rbe0posted 5 years ago

    IMO yall are wasting to much time on the details.

    Bigger picture is more important.

    1. mischeviousme profile image61
      mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Just having fun man...

    2. Castlepaloma profile image23
      Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      rbe

      OK, you are allowed to give one simply one

  3. psycheskinner profile image80
    psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago

    The rules about which slaves you are allowed to have

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    Muldaniaposted 5 years ago

    1) That a Bronze Age book still controls the minds of man in the Space Age.
    2) A talking snake
    3) The virgin birth

    1. Castlepaloma profile image23
      Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      No. 2

      I think it was the serpent talking through Satan, still very outrageous

  5. ahorseback profile image47
    ahorsebackposted 5 years ago

    TEN MOST OUTRAGEOUS THINGS ABOUT NON-BELIEVERS

    -They have to constantly attack believers to gain followers
    -The ask for proof of belief / when faith is all thats asked
    -They do the above five

    1. A Troubled Man profile image61
      A Troubled Manposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Couldn't even come up with one let alone ten.

      Oh yes, asking for proof of your god is totally outrageous. lol

  6. ahorseback profile image47
    ahorsebackposted 5 years ago

    Five times over .......

    1. Castlepaloma profile image23
      Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Got any more lame outrageous  things about non believers

      Just to be fair

      1. Castlepaloma profile image23
        Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Another Bible fact

        King Og (whose bed according to the Bible was 14 ft. by 6 ft.) was 14 feet tall! Noahwas 12 feet tall, Goliath was over 9 feet tall, and modern man is 6 feet tall. ...The other animals must have been biggest also because were breathing the same air and eating the same food

  7. couturepopcafe profile image62
    couturepopcafeposted 5 years ago

    "I'm still interested in the important philosophical, political, and religious themes and principles expressed in the Bible. Anything else would be kind of throwing the baby out with the bath water".

    1) Jesus appeared on the 3rd day as a vision in light.

    It inspires me to wonder if the metaphor of the light was a clue to our potential.  If we are all made of energy, perhaps Jesus' return as pure light was pure energy.  This is how it was possible.

    2) The woman who picked up the car when her child was stuck underneath it. (Same as Jesus walking on water.  If you believe strongly enough that something is possible, than it is).

    3) "Surely goodness and mercy will follow you all the days of your life..." This may not be in the Bible but it is certainly inspired by the religion.  Once again, if your perspective is one of goodness and edification, that is what you will receive because that is all you see.

  8. BfoBarney profile image61
    BfoBarneyposted 5 years ago

    I understand what you're trying to say completely and it must be unbelievable hard for a christian to believe in the Bible!

    1. Castlepaloma profile image23
      Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      That's right,

      I'm not against the Bible, take out the positive parts if they work for you, in fact, take out from  the other millions  books too and other ways of healthy thinking.

      It's make you wonder, how can balance be produced if science and math are taken out of the Bible reasoning. It is unkind to be over obedient to be one sided to one religion that suppressed many others and along with a million other species health .

      1. BfoBarney profile image61
        BfoBarneyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Exactly!

        There is still so much knowledge out there and good teachings, restricting yourself to one path seems quite ignorant in today’s modern society.

        1. Castlepaloma profile image23
          Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Too much fear mongering, numbness and crazed looks for me.

 
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