If God created the universe less than 10,000 years ago, we would not be able to see stars because the light would not reach us until the very distant future. That is, of course, unless he created the universe with light beams billions of light years away already reaching the Earth. Creating a new universe … More Stars in Genesis – Another Point Against Creationism…
People often argue, “If you do not incorporate the Bible into your life, believe in God, go to church, etc. then where do you get your morals from? You become your own God” Besides the cyclical nature of the argument always assuming their must be a God, one can answer that major breakthroughs in evolution … More We Do Not Get Our Morals From the Bible
I have been listening to Richard Dawkins’ audiobooks (The God Delusion and The Greatest Show on Earth) lately, and he brings up an interesting point about Creationism. He quoted someone – I’m sorry I cannot remember who – making the point that Creationists believe the world is less than 10,000 years old – many believe … More Interesting 5-minute theory against Creationism
Last week, a 19 year old family member of a good friend of mine was killed in a car accident. No alcohol, no drugs – just a freak accident. I have been hearing people say things like, “Everything happens for a reason,” “God has his reasons,” “I guess he needed to be an angel, with … More “Everything Happens for a Reason”
This is always said about people healed of invisible maladies, such as cancer, mental diseases, heart problems, or other sicknesses. Why does God never re-grow a lost limb? Why is it that people KNOW that once they lose an arm, they will never get it back and that praying for it would seem stupid and absurd – … More God – Heal Me!
There is no way you can read the New Testament and not think of Jesus as a separate entity from God and the Holy Spirit. Jesus demonstrates this fact himself, and believes it himself, through his prayers and dialogue with the father (“Father, why have you forsaken me?” or the prayer in the garden of … More Christianity is Polytheistic
“We don’t know God’s reasons.” This is what I call The Great Christian Cop-Out and it comes up on a regular basis during debates. Basically, when all logic and reason seem directly opposed to God existing or being good, all-knowing, all-powerful, loving, merciful, etc. a Christian comes out with a statement analogous to the great … More The Great Christian Cop-Out
Last night, I flipped through HBO On-Demand and made the mistake of ordering “Paradise Lost,” a documentary following the case of three Memphis teens charged with murdering three 2nd-grade boys (I was not convinced of their guilt and it turns out that they were later released – that part is fascinating). First, let me say the … More Paradise Lost
Let’s say I were a Christian, but my kids were not. How could I possibly enjoy heaven with the knowledge that my children were burning in hell in endless suffering? I would resent God and wouldn’t want to be with him in heaven because of his lack of mercy. How could I want to stay in heaven? Or … More Enjoy Heaven?
Apparently, Jesus’ own family – the very people who should know better than anyone else that he was born of the virgin Mary, lived a life without sin, was the Messiah, etc. – did not believe him to be the son of God. Moreover, they thought he was crazy. Here are two verses that made me tilt … More Jesus’ Own Family Did Not Believe In Him