Why Atheists Call Christianity “Foolishness”

Why Atheists Call Christians Foolish

There is a never ending procession of online debates and discussions between those who believe in God and those who do not. In many, if not all, of these conversations atheists will submit that belief in God, the Bible, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, prayer, miracles, and/or any combination of these, is ridiculous, silly, or foolish. As I pondered the many times that I have seen this idea being fired at me, and others, this passage came to mind. Let us look at it and see that God knew that … [Read more...]

What Is The Difference Between New Wine And Old Wine In The Bible?


What is the difference between new wine and old wine in the Bible? Why does Jesus talk about the new wine and the old wine?The Old Wine When the Bible speaks about old wine, it may be referring to the Old Covenant teachings and the new wine, the New Covenant. The Pharisees and scribes were grumbling about the fact that John the Baptist’s disciples fasted but Jesus’ disciples ate and drank (Luke 5:33) and so Jesus tells them “Can you make wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with them? … [Read more...]

What Is The Difference Between Wealth And Riches In The Bible?


What is the difference between having wealth and having riches in the Bible? Are they the same or are they different from one another?Wealth Most of the world lives on about two dollars a day is what I heard. That’s amazing because that means that most of us who live in the West or in parts of Europe and Australia are incredibly wealthy compared to the rest of the world. Wealth is relative. A person living on welfare in the U.S. would be extremely rich in Ghana. A fast food worker here in t … [Read more...]

A Bible Comparison of Elijah and Elisha


Here is a comparison or contrast between the prophets Elijah and Elisha in the Old Testament and Who their miracles point to.The Old Testament Prophet No man ever called himself to be a prophet. It has always been God Who calls a man to be a prophet. Jeremiah is a prime example as God spoke to him saying “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations” (Jer 1:5). The very same thing happened to Aaron where God … [Read more...]

What Is A Concubine? Why Was This Allowed In The Old Testament?


What is a concubine? Why did God allow this in the Old Testament period?A Concubine is… A concubine is a female who willingly gives herself up to enslave herself or sell herself for a man for sexual pleasure. It is a relationship with someone to whom they are not or cannot be married. The reasons can greatly vary like the person’s religious beliefs, they are already married, a social rank status that prohibits their marrying, or even a recognition by others that restricts their marrying. Con … [Read more...]

What Is The Difference Between Clean and Unclean Animals In The Bible?


Is there a difference between clean and unclean animals? If so, what is the difference and should it matter today in the church?Unclean Animals In the Old Testament, there are lists of animals that were declared as unclean under the Mosaic Laws and these included pork, rabbit, camels, and animals with paws like dogs, cats, and lions but also what are called “creeping things” like mice, lizards, snakes, moles, and other such creatures. There are also lists of birds that were not suitable for … [Read more...]