“The difficulty we modern Christians face is not misunderstanding the Bible, but persuading our untamed hearts to accept its plain instructions.”
This quote always gets me. Is God’s Word difficult to understand? You could spend years intently studying it and never run out of things to learn. the Bible is complex, no doubt. Is the best we can hope for just to glean some basic truths and leave the rest to the scholars? Or does the problem actually sometimes lie within our own heart?
We live in a strange time. Instant and immediate access to basically everything has turned us all into experts as well as skeptics. Christians pride themselves on asking the ‘hard questions’, but with no real intent on accepting the (sometimes hard) answers. The more information that becomes available, the more questions we have. It’s a paradox of our time. Questions aren’t inherently bad. The…
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