Many versions of this text are different, book order different, passages missing, especially ones referring to the so-called resurrection (not found in the older bibles.) The books are clearly written by men in their opinions and not "the words of God." It's never referred to as the bible (Byblos means papyrus in ancient Egyptian.) It was called by 13 different names, Jesus was called many names, etc., proves different men wrote parts of it. Too many discrepancies to be called anything more than a collection of short stories.
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Hx,as a Christian,knowing there is a battle going on between Satan & God for the souls of men & women,aren't you burdened to share the truth with unbelievers when the opportunity arises?If the apostles felt like u would there be Christians?
TSAD, I've learned not to work where God's not working. The disciples did this, shaking the dust off their feet when they left a town that rejected the Gospel. When someone says "I'm not interested", I let them be.
Good point& I agree,but the apostles,to find out they are not interested,had to go there & say something,try,they didn't say,Oh u worship Idols?goodbye.Like the parable of the sower,the sower doesn't stop sowing because seed falls on rocks
The first apostles were working at a time that the world hadn't heard the Gospel, so it was new to everyone. Once a person knew, it was up to that person to accept or reject. America has heard the Gospel - so Americans will accept or reject.
Hx - Impressive response. Each person determines their own pathway based on their own understandings.
So you think in U.S. it's more likely here they have heard the gospel &already rejected it so why bother?Interesting,your view is hearts can't be changed?Well even if ur right,that doesn't justify not sowing the seeds evenon infertile grnd
RJ- My perspective is that the Gospel is the truth, and each will respond as they choose; that's what Christians call free will. TSAD- I wait for those the HS leads to ask me a question (genuine, not skeptical in nature), then I can share.
Really interesting discussion. We must all ask ourselves when the right time is to shake the dust from our sandals. And I keep in mind that people change and so the answer may change from both sides. Good stuff to meditate on.
When an entire civilization is destroyed in order to satisfy the Colonialist lust for material things and power, we can understand that the day to shake the dust from our feet was at the very beginning: Oct. 12 ,1492.
RJ I am not in competion with anyone.I was just posting on the question about why the corruption. Nobody made me believe anything and I do not expect anyone to do different then to search and look more into details.
Sorry but no trouble from me.
Christians talk a lot about free will - and yet, the bible basically instructs peeps to hand over free will and serve the state's religious authority. How can such a slight misinterpretation cause so much damage? Literal, unenlightened dorks did this
Misfit while some people may believe something they can still be wrong in how they handle the situation. Two doctors want to save life but one doctor may just practice his proffesion
Different while the other his.
There are doctors of malpractice.
What did I state in my question that isn't fact? No doubt it's an inspiring book, but nonetheless it's a book.
There are no experts on the bibleS. They took 1000 years to compose, and the selection of these 30 writings for the OT were selected by humans, not a God? The NT has little bearing to the OT, neither was written at the time of the events.
Who wrote Gensis? Was anyone taking notes in the garden of Eden?
Ralph, as I said, it would take too long to explain all about your conclusions here. If you care to understand why I said that, see this:https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HIwV__gW5v4
Sorry Savvy, just because this Craig Evans made a 20 minute video about his opinion doesn't make it true. If you enjoy being a Christian and think the bible is the best book on earth, then I respect your opinion.
Ralph, Dr. Evans is considered one of the most respected, if not the most renowned scholar of Biblical studies in North America and beyond. But if you prefer to believe lesser "scholars," whose standings are dubious, that is your right.
I'm happy you found an "expert" who supports your opinions to lean on for guidance savvy. His theories sound appealing to Christians.
Thank you, Ralph, But to clarify, I am not leaning, I am learning.
None here can nor should answer skeptic's questions because there isn't space,however a truth seeker has all the resources at his disposal today to conveniently investigate all sides of any question about the Bible.These skeptics haven't
It may be the most widely SOLD book in the world (questionable), but I truly doubt it is the most widely READ book in the world.
Agreed - lots of people own bibles because they have to, yet how many actually read them?
SavvyDating, your answers are both respectful and rational. Don't let the bashers bring you down.
Thank you, promisem. I very much appreciate your kindness and your observations throughout HP.
Ralph, in the Garden of Eden they were naked so had no pocket to carry a Notepad and the Biro had not yet been invented. The Flintstones might have thought of something to write with.
Ralph, there is a man named Louis Farrakhan, If a book is written about Farrakhan a century from now, one would think that Farrakhan was the dominant figure today. The Jews are a chosen people, and only a fraction of what was happening at the time.
Agreed - sanity in an insane conversation
Why is your answer not chosen as the best? To Christians the bible is a spiritual guidance and comfort. There are some who trust God when all is going well, and forget God in trying times, and others who are the opposite.
Thank you. I just think people are often very presumptuous, Christian or not. And it's often not what is said that is offensive, but how someone says it.Or.The motive for saying it.
Quite an amazing answer
Thanks Schwartz...just keeping it real my friend.
Great thought and understanding, What if the whole world were black and white and not a combination of faith and fact? Perhaps it would not be such a wonderful world.
May the Schwartz be with you...ha ha
Your right, I did ask this question based on that discussion, but not to smear you. You'd best watch your references to saying I'm using the liberal playbook - what comes around goes around.
Then why did you have to characterize Christians as getting "bent out of shape" or "miffed"? That is an obvious smear,you could have made your point about your belief the Bible isn't inspired without demeaning believers, a liberal tactic
Because it's true - look how bent out of shape you are over it. If you questioned my religion I'd say, OK, that's your opinion and move on. I don't need to demand everyone believe my way is the only right way, but it seems you do.
What is your religion?
But it's not my way.It's the truth given to you by your creator.You are rejecting His way,for what? Something that satisfies the flesh.If I wasn't your friend I'd say nothing,I wouldn't care if you knew the truth or not.I'm not that.
Ralph, Sorry. U R now just C-ing the REAL Tony. Claims 2B Christian, Reality is he's a "nasty," over-the-edge zealot. It was not 4 me 2 warn U. I knew U R intelligent enough to C in time. He never fails 2 show his true insanity. It gets worse.
Well isn't that sweet,Birds of feather?Thank u Paula.It certainly looks like the goal,Ralph&Paula,is purely to belittle &demean the messenger.Out of everything I've said about the Bible ALL you do is try to make me look"bent out of shape"
Evidently youo can't refute anything I've said about scripture (or don't want to try).It is obvious from the start what is really important to Ralph is making it look like Christians are angry nutcases,not the truth about the Bible
I thought you were an open minded truth seeker,but you have shown yourself to be anything but when it comes to the Bible. If you can't accept the Bible is the word of God then you have no basis for salvation from your sin,
eternal life beyond mortality withGodforever&yes the thought that anyone I know would take the path to destruction gets me bent out of shape&I'll be damned if I just standby& watch it happen without saying a word.Is that miffed enoughfor
Ralph...OK? I rest my case. He's pathetic. He can't understand that it's OK if he "just stands by"~& realizes all human beings have their OWN beliefs, faith & lives. BILLIONS of people in our world ~ONLY HE & his group have THE TRUTH! Tha
Who the hell dubbed U a "messenger?" U R NOT MY damned messenger! U have a delusion UR a MESSENGER?? Get a job with Western Union! U have NO RIGHT to INSULT anyone Bcuz they don't listen to U or don't pour over UR History Book! Shove it Tony!
Wow - Tsad, I've been off line all day. Your attacks remind of of a stalker - I don't respond so you keep posting more and more of them. My religion is none of your F business. Live and let live by each their own standards.
WOW yourself, here's a good Q&A for you, why-do-some-people-get-so-bent-out-of-shape-when-you-ask-what-their-religion-is?
I respect your opinion to defend your chosen faith as much as you want Tsad, but don't expect me to purposely open myself up to unwarranted attacks by you or anyone else. Don't expect me to interact with your commentary though.
I'm prejudiced against man. Since men wrote the bible I question their reasons/motivations. Since their values rose from an opposition to the ruling class, this makes them reactionary, not absolute. A nice attempt at systembuilding it was.
The men who wrote the Bible were men of God, not just men.If you seriously investigate the Bible instead of basing your opinion on your prejudice, you'd come to different conclusions,I guarantee you,because I once thought just as you.
You are the one who brought up the subject of your religion. I totally understand why you might not want to share that but just so you know I had no intention of attacking your religion.I Wish I could say the same of you.
In 1860, Seven clerical scholars published Essays and Reviews, defining the new science of Bible criticism. All were denounced and two were suspended from office, but the two who were suspended from office, took their case to court and won!
Well interesting comment , but if you feel no personal attachment you can feel anothers feelings and say what they feel and why. You are your own individual. That is like saying some says you are a bad person and you should not get upset about it.
A very interesting answer. Truly the written word is not a "just" a book. Writings are more important than that.
That is you can not say what other people feel and why. If I say I have a pain in my foot, can you say you should not because I do not have a pain in my foot.
People have individual experiences of what they feel and think.
K&T I see your point. But are you saying we "should" get upset over it? Maybe we do but "should" we? Seems totally unproductive.
they are all books and the faithful would be upset - why are these selected books any better than Dr Suess? All writing is valuable but it is still just writing
You misunderstand. There are 2 questions on the front page of HP and they are retorts to each other - nothing more. :) Why do atheists take the bible so literal? Why do Christians get so bent out of shape when you tell them the bible is just a book?
I think the Koran is basically a book - and mostly a copied book from the other so-called holy texts bu8t with added violence, abuses to women, and other vile things in the name of religion..
No one disputes the meaning of the book, however it is simply a bound stack of papers...it's not "living" nor was it written by god. Your rhetoric sounds so troll-like (I need psychiatric help, blah, blah, blah)
It's the truth. If a person doesn't understand why making statements like that is offensive, they are asking for help in understanding basic human emotions and empathy. It is a bound stack of paper and you are a bag of meat.
You ask a question about why people get upset when you offend their beliefs. The answer is, that it's human nature and you don't seem to understand that. You didn't ask if god wrote it. You asked why people get bent out of shape about it.
Well I do not understand latin and it is used in the medical profession to communicate. True if you approach me and start talking in it I would think something was wrong with you.
But if a translator was near by and knew the language he could help .
How wonderful ! Your comment gets right to the point , I appreciate how you explain the free will to believe as you wish but on limited time .satan is trying to steal all humans opportunity to live under a different New world free of problems
Hi! Satan wants us to believe, that what is wrong is right and what is right is wrong. But we know better! Because our Faith is the Power of God.
I'd agree that it does become personal to some people who feel no one has the right to put the bible up against historical and scientific scrutiny.
But misifit they both have the same interest.
As some have expressed here they do not like doctors .but if they can save your life from ending why let it happen.
This is a spitual life saving work We are to help as many as we can. We all face this
I don't delete anyone - since you're at the cave, how about a beer? Stay a while and ruffle some feathers if you like.
A good chance to chat and find some mutual understanding. Perhaps some love could cloud the judgment!
Actually the statue of liberty isn't made of concrete. Eiffel was far too sophisticated and brilliant an engineer to use it as a medium. It is made of worked copper over an intricate internal skeleton...
The bible is A SPIRITUAL BOOK. Romans 11 8 states (According, as it is written God hath given them the spirit of slumber, eyes that they should not see, and ears that they should not hear) unto this day. This is the reason some read only the NT.
Nicely spiritual, when it's mostly used to judge others, based on laws which appertain to ancient cultures, in distant lands; by modern people who think their gard has made them prefects.
A book that 'validates' itself? It's a biased work - anything else written at that time that validates it? No
How right you are and some know it is a trap.I think when we comment to these questions it is really not for the poster of the question it is for those who can also get a selective view on the subject.
Like a box of Chocolates as forest would say
Christians comment because stuff like this provokes them - intentionally. It makes fun of C's so non-C's can gang up. (C's flip things around in the same way). Unfortunately, this isn't a debate that C's can win - so its really just mean in the end.
Seems odd of you to make this statement after your lengthy comment earlier. If I wanted to be mean, then I'd demand that all Christians immediately start obeying all their own commandments or leave the religion - that'll never happen....
I don't like bullying Q?s. I respond the way I do for both info & balance - I don't always get it right. You find me sticking up for Christians almost as often as you see me attempting to 'set them straight' because I've been where they are now.
No different than trying to force someone to agree with an opinion based on a movie is it? It's a fair question with plenty of data to support it - how's that considered bullying? I'm not trying to force anyone to think or do anything.
No, you're not forcing - you're instigating an argument: Why do Christians get [so bent out of shape] when you [tell them] the bible is [just a book]? You judge them as 'bending out of shape'; TELL them; and your opinion as it being 'just a book'.
No, I'm relating an observation I encountered on several other threads. I've read your inflammatory comments made to anyone who dares criticize your opinion on 50 shades of grey or twilight - don't lecture me
Yeah, right - that is why your description backs up your argument. My 'opinions' about 50 Shades are actually FACTS viewed as opinion by people who refuse to inform themselves - similar to Christians & Atheists who debate with selective knowledge
Your opinions are only your opinions, and only called facts by you and your minions, but it's your choice and I respect the fact that you stand by your convictions - freedom of speech - stand down and we'll end this debate
What?! And let you discount the facts as so many do? No, I know what 'facts' are - and so do you. They are things that can be proven. Facts are only 'opinions' to people until they learn - such as where the bible came from and why it was written. ;)
OK - prove the bible is more than a book. Prove Jesus was divine. Prove God exists. Prove that God inspired the book. Should I continue? You could have walked away, but you chose otherwise....waiting for facts, not rhetoric
You missed my point: it can be proven that the bible is not the infallible 'word of god'; just like (well, maybe not 'just like', ha!) 50 Shades of Grey can be proven to be a remarkable example of rare, professionally-published literary negligence.
I agree Misfit.You did not mis a point in that truth here on hp.
So, which parts of Free Speech, Freedom of the Press, and Freedom do you want silenced? Who anointed you judge and jury over what is literary negligence? Are you jealous of them making money? I'm sorry, but I don't condone censorship
I've never suggested that (tho that is what many peeps hear). Again, FACTS are different than opinions. The world is a dangerous place, not bc of evil, but bc of those who do ZERO about it. Einstein. Now say I'm crazy cuz that never gets old.
But you speak as if what you say is a fact when it's only an opinion. You can be passionate and really believe in something that is just an opinion at the end of the day. Just like the bible is a book - symbolic but still a book
Very valid point - maybe an atheist can weigh in and share some thoughts on this comment.
Really interesting to ask why an atheist would even care.
This point has been made before - in fact, entire 'questions' have been made about it. Its amazing how these types of back & forth questions keep piling up while everyone acts dumb and continues to ask 'why'?!
But they do care, and they argue with zeal. Your statement is the point - why should anyone feel the need to care what others think about their religion or its icons, in this case a book.
I reckon Catherine, that there ain't nothin really new under the sun. Reminds me of sports -- same old game over and over again.
So Catherine - if this is so old-hat, why did you bother commenting?
Sounds a lot like the Democrat party...
That is the most accurate synopsis of the believer I have ever heard. The key is believing, because belief puts thinking into a cage. The moment you believe something you no longer question it or think about it. If you dont believe you go to hell...
Amen. We are told & taught that we are free-thinking individuals whom God highly values; which gives us a reason to freely-choose to become slaves to the realm without even needing to be concerned about something silly like the truth. Why questio
I like to say I was raised in Christian fundamentalism the way some are raised in poverty, or alcoholism. I congratulate my fellow escapees when we meet, but it is unwise to be unkind to those who are too damaged or invested to rid themselves of it.
This is a very smart and nice answer. You show we can be both and that is a very good thing.
I grew up with the bible and I'm also a historian - a religious text is biased and there's no sensitive way of saying that.
RJ I can not tell you for example what your taste buds are telling you when you bite into a special desert.You can tell people what your experience is why you have a problem with it But you can not tell people who have eaten it is bad. Religion same
Excellent response K&T - thanks for sharing it
Thank you RJ you are most appreciated.
It seems to me that I have responded to this a couple times - are you deleting my responses, RS? Some 'beliefs' are beautiful - except when they feel entitled and insist that everyone else is EVIL until when/if we start to believe the same way.
Prove it was inspired by God
Prove it wasn't,everything you've said has been addressed&debunked,you can find answers by a simple Google search,I have a hub page all about these things but you evidently are so full of yourself you need not investigate.UneedSTUDY :-)
Should the biblical God know how many angels that there are? If so what does the bible say about that number? 1/3 is not a number. Also there was not a single angel according to the bible to protect, or guard, Adam and Eve.
The purpose of the Bible is given to us in 2 Timothy 3:14-17. It's main purpose is so you know how to be saved and sanctified. It is not meant to talk about everything in history. God need not prove to you, his creation, that he is God.
It isn't meant to prove to u the existence of God although it's very existence is proof of God as is His description in Genesis of the greatest miracle of all,creation of the universe&all that is in it.It doesn't talk about a lot of things
because it is not in it's scope, there is no reason to talk about a lot of things because the purpose of the Bible is to make you wise unto salvation, to show you how to get saved and sanctified. That is the focus.
"Prove it was inspired by God".
That was funny. :)
The fundamental difference between religion and science is that folks believe while at the same time lacking scientific proof.
Tsad - I'm amazed at how someone who supposedly was my friend now attacks me in full force because I disagree with his doctrine - who sounds like a Liberal now?? I'd expect that from Norine, not you.
Why would you question that I'm a friend?A friend wouldn't stand by and let you go on without pointing out your error now would he,¬hing I've said isn't true,if anything you crossed the line of friendship by your behavior.Miffed?Really?
Nice try - your 1st paragraph is filled with anger, accusations, and negativity. No, you wanted to "hit back" first then preach to me. I'm sorry but using a quote from the book to prove the books validity isn't a sound agreement.
You see you aren't concerned at all with whether the Bible is the Word of God or not,you are upset that Christians don't ignore you when you express an opinion that will cause you to loose your eternal soul.Christians can't ignore that.
TSAD the fact the bible incl Genesis is not accurate, questions your assertion that it has to be from God. Yet, there is nothing Godly about the bibleS It is comparable to a Fable. The bibles can't be self authenticating! Authentication require FACTS
What specifically is not accurate in the Bible? A fable? And how does a fable have Scientific Facts & Foreknowledge before discovered by man? http://eternal-productions.org/101science.html
Hit back?No just telling it like it is, and you shouldn't be so thin skinned about honest criticism,seems you can dish it out but can't take it.You really are a bit full of yourself,I understand why you wouldn't want to submit to God.
Should U doubt me, ask nearly ANYONE else. Check his history of insulting, berating, attacks on those who don't AGREE w/ his every word. It's beyond rude & obnoxious. He IS Norine w/o the QUOTES. She has the excuse of stupidity, He's just nuts.
He knows he's hated. He LIKES that. It's a badge of HONOR to him. Now, as he did 2 me, he'll drop insults where ever & whenever he chooses. I trust U can handle him. He just disgusts me. He turns on people like a "mad dog." I KNOW & now U kno
TSAD the ? is what is true about it? How is Genesis accurate, or even most of the bible accurate, factual? Fable yes, a lot of stories many contradicting themselves. 1000 years to compose it, 30 authors. Where is God in it? GEN is vague and ambiguous
U know not enough room here but if you really cared about the truth u'd have googled these things&gotten answers to every objection u spew.I know that's too much work for someone who isn't looking for truth but only excuses to not believe.
Yeah..just google & what U'll see is MORE of the same by more people of the same mind set & So? Ur point? 500 people can B just as wrong as 1 or 1000.WHO addressed it?WHO debunked it? Not all can be brainwashed! Just the puppets. Just the num
That's right Paula,I mean how can there be anybody out there with more intelligence,insight&accomplishments,dedication to the truth,study&revelation than you!WHO addressed it?WHO debunked it?It's all right there if u look&study,takes effo
Someone around here really does attack the person and not the position. I think maybe we should take note of her propensities. The Bible self authenticates.
I'm going to walk the middle line. Genesis is an allegory of creation that has been blown out of proportion. Zecharian Sitchin, the late Jewish scholar, basically said the OT is an outline of history, and historians have to fill in the blanks.
El Shaddai - many news stories mention Barack Obama and his actions are stated differently across them all, same would hold with a charismatic man like Jesus. Would Valerie Jarret describe Obama differently than a conservative news site? Yes
How does one prove inspiration? Many musicians say that their music was inspired by somebody. How does one prove that? With regard to news stories. Which one would you believe? The one that is consistent.
I'm in full agreement that its amazing as a source of inspiration, especially with Christians, as is the Koran with Muslims, etc. My point is that its a collection of accounts of events recorded by men and subject to their interpretation.
I am sure you can use 250 char to show why Genesis isn't vague and ambiguous. It didn't give the church the correct info on Sun revolving round the Earth? No timeline, Also it was 10000 yrs into recorded history before it was written???
Brad,I've already told you the Bible isn't written to talk about everything in history.The purpose of the Bible is to make you wise unto salvation,to show you how to get saved and sanctified.If you notice in the old testament it basically
traces one bloodline through history.Whose bloodline?The Messiah.That's what it is all about.The whole theme is redemption,we lost it in Genesis&we're going to regain it in Revelation& the way we regain it is God is going to intervene
he's going to come in (through the inspired word of God) and we're going to trace what he has done throughout history.That's what the Bible is about.Not a lie,a super natural book.Because anything seems vague doesn't mean it's false.
This is the perspective you should explore https://streaming.answersingenesis.org/vid/ondeman... Any real scholar will tell u Bible must be analyzed in context of wholebook
myths and legends of other cultures - ancient paganism, modern mysticism, the non-Christian beliefs of people both civilized and uncivilized throughout the rest of the world were the source for the bible and it's legends.
Ralph that is what you choose to believe, not the truth at all. there are cases of borrowing, but in these cases the Bible was the source, not the pagan myths (despite pseudo-academic claims to the contrary)
The "Great flood" - Epic of Gilgamesh (700 BC) Puranas text great flood, build a boat, Greek Bronze race & Titans and an ark, other examples of the story in history that pre-date Christianity
TSAD, what you're missing is this: People have a right to have opinions that will cause them to lose their eternal soul. You say that Christians "can't ignore that" - yes we can. Christ didn't badger those who rejected his Gospel - PERIOD.
"the stories in the Bible had to be told. Otherwise, why tell them" that is why Perez Hilton and TMZ also exist I guess...
LoL! That is the scary truth! Humans WANT religions - and in fact, 'leaders' claim that they are needed. They certainly keep people both connected and divided - which is helpful for world governments. NT stories came from lots of places - do research
Religion is about control, just like government
So Jesus knowing their deciet went to peoples homes with their own genuine copies .they also were good remembering what was written as they faithfully stood and read from the original scrolls from habit
Again, WHAT deceit, K&T? What did Jesus supposedly expose that Jewish leaders didn't like or whatever?
BC people have been living on this planet seems to think they own it
well if that was case no one would die in it.We live as granted but what we do with our time and life exist free will though we may live against God wishes.
Will he envite again ?
True ,words thank you I read comments of many subjects here on HP .I really try to leave most truthful feed back
Results have been interesting some do not know the difference in just a comment to say I took time to hear your words. That is valuble
We don't take the time to hear words? We are reading and responding with our own perspective. Its just that everyone's perspective is apparently set in stone - and unfortunately, most of these questions are written to change minds, not exchange ideas
Misfit I have listen to your many words but you do not exchange with the same fairness you said.
You start your comments with the attitude of if you think a certain way you have the problem.
People can a will stand for their belief not yours
'Fairness' is a perspective. When people insist that the bible is the undeniable word of god when that is obviously not true - and has been proven to not be true, then whose idea of fair is reversed? There is a war going on. I don't care about 'fair'
Misfit you create your own war , no one has to engage becuse you say different. You show no proof just your statements does not prove anything but frustration that people are not bullied by your choiced words
There is not enough room for proofs I wrote a hub. There is a war to keep people deeply divided. All I am saying is do more research because the book you believe in is a proven manipulation. You can only disprove that by learning how it was disproven
In the war of division, you Catherine are marching in the front of the pack - this question was to ask for opinions based on facts - no one has been silenced or forced to convert
Whatever, RS. You shouldn't ask questions like this if you don't want to deal with the debate - and this is not a clean or pleasant one. If you're just going to continue to say 'everyone's beliefs are beautiful in the end' what's the point?
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Good points - ie., many Christians do not believe in the literal interpretation of 'Creationism' that fundamentalists insist upon. Why couldn't God use the holy spirit to 'keep his message straight' as well as keep it from becoming tainted by humans?
The Spirit/trinity was created ny mankind. And Im told by an expert in such matters, mis-used by the same.
The reason that Christians become contention when others present to them that bible is a fallible book written by men, is because the bible is a fallible book interpreted by men. So, to some people the bible is ALL.
Angel you said something true that people interpet bibles passages.
Differnt in what it means stays the same. But interpretations veries of understanding. Example money is the root to all evil. No it really say the love of money can be .1Tim 6:10
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If you aren't Christian, it's just a book. It's not art, it's contradictory, duplicative, just a book
Thats your view , that is your opinion, that is your choice to feel that way. But yours is not some one elses experience or choice so to conclude it is more then a book no matter what you say
I am staring on the "Hide extra comments". Why? These Q&A are just for comments, why get bent out of shape? Just marvel at this action. When Christ was crucified, to many people at the cross He was just a man, He healed the sick.
Angel most of the time my comments are directed to others. I have a problem finding comment boxes so I borrow the convenient box.
Your comments are interesting though I do have a hard time understanding them.
Actually since I'm an America - that little thing called free speech allows me to question anything.
RJ right now that is the case for most .but there exist a case of free will also to believe what you want. If you do not not respect that without critism how can some one respect your view with tact .you dont allow it.
I don't need someone else's approval or respect when it comes to what I beleive - why do Christians? Anyone who demands respect for their beliefs must have lots of "holes" in them. Muslims kill people who don't respect their cult
RJ I agree what Muslims may do .but that is not my belief.
And if you speak on HP you want to be heard. So if you do not care about the other guy that speaks .no one has to give you the same courtesy of listening to your comments.
But yet here you are.....
RJ if you know some one is trying to kill you
can they be trusted? After his mission was carried out the rest was to spread the news we have a purchaser who paid the price to take Adams place for us. Now we can live longer then a imperfect lifespan
Where is the great proof that the bible does not lie, K&T? I looked up your cumiforms - there isn't much about them online. How are you so sure that they 'tell the truth' - when even the OT has been proven to be a manipulated mess?
When he helps he can explain the words and meaning of the language.
Many people do not like the spiritual language of christains.They are annoyed. And feel you have a mental problem of speaking to them about it.
The problem is the doctor
The huge problem is that Christians do not all speak the same 'spiritual language'. Despite this, they all insist that their interpretations are right; and that the rest of the world still needs to be enlightened.
The doctor talking in latin is trying his best to say that something is going to happen in his language it was a life saving message that could effect all life.he tried to help you in his language like Katrina many spoke different languages but help
Hi! Thank you very much indeed for your very good comments about the Holy Bible! The Holy Bible is the best book ever been written in human history. Many will tell you the same! and will share the same view.
BC just think about you are in your owned paid house .you have a bathroom just for your guest You do not allow guest in your private. bathroom connected to bedroom.
You know why its off limits .should your guests judge you of what's not theirs No
An interesting observation. And to those of us confident, it makes no difference what someone else calls it.
A very interesting observation indeed...
This question is something my 2 year old would ask me. Asking for an explanation as to why offending someone's belief offends them is a little disturbing.
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