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Contradictions Part 6: Jesus’s Genealogy

Originally posted on Finding Truth:
The first post in this series can be found here. Personally, I think this is one of the clearest contradictions in the Bible. Why does the Bible give us Jesus’ genealogy? I can think of…

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A Collection of Failed and Discrepant Bible Prophecy

Personally, I am not an expert in Bible prophecy nor I am studied in this topic.  So what I decided to do was put together a collection of failed biblical prophecy and general articles on failed biblical prophecy.  Just a quick note for the reader; this is dealing specifically with predictions and prophecies … Continue reading

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Book Review: Letter to a Christian Nation by Sam Harris

It was only after reading a book review on the Finding Truth blog about this book did I decide to buy this book on amazon.  And I have to say I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed reading.  It … Continue reading

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Does the God of the Bible measure up to his own Standard of Perfect?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, The bible says we should judge a tree by the fruit that it bears, so for the sake of being biblically sound we … Continue reading

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Why A New Covenant if the First was Perfect? Is the Law of God Perfect?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, This all together is a confusing topic to tackle, and somewhat difficult to explain or gather because of the way people/believers interpret the … Continue reading

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Is the Bible, God’s Perfect Word?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, The Question begins with, Is God’s Word Perfect?,  Is the autobiographical text perfect?,  Is God original spoken word divinely perfect?…..Well the Christian or Christian … Continue reading

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Is the God of the Bible Confused?

Bible Difficulty #11 Confusion-1 Corinthians 14:33 “God is not a God of confusion [disorder] but of peace…” (NIV) other versions say “God is not the author of confusion, but of peace….”(KJV) So is God the creator or not the creator … Continue reading

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Why I am no longer a Christian?

On several occasion I usually get some version of the two following Question and all these questions are really not about the existence of (any generic) God, but Why I don’t ultimately believe in the Christian God.: What is the … Continue reading

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Did Apostle John and Apostle Peter write their epistles?

Bible Difficulty #10 Could the Apostle John & Peter read and write?  Were they illiterate? Most conservative evangelicals hold to the traditional view that both Apostle John and Apostle Peter were the original authors of their epistle, but historical and … Continue reading

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The Contradictory Tone of Jesus vs. Paul

The Scriptural Difficulties of an Inerrant & Infallible Bible Please forgive the creepy back ground music.  This is a video I found on YouTube.  The thing I found the most interesting about the video, is that it recognizes the truth and … Continue reading

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My De-Conversion in One Sentence

“A book that changed me? The Bible. It turned me into an Atheist.” -Andy Hamilton *I have since updated my ABOUT page to include my de-conversion. Feel free to check on my new About page. To get the full de-conversion, … Continue reading

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An infinite God and his limitations

How could an infinite God take on limitations?  Could God still be infinite if he is limited? Well before we tackle this question, let’s define the topic as according to some traditional apologetics.  “The infinite nature of God simply means … Continue reading

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Celebrating an Atheist Christmas

I initially was not going to make a post about Christmas and atheism, until I saw this article about Atheist celebrating Christmas on the Finding Truth Blog and that for an atheist to celebrate Christmas is not just ‘merely insane, … Continue reading

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Why are there no early Aramaic or Hebrew Manuscripts?

Bible Difficulty #9 There are well over 5000 NT manuscripts.  In many languages, but mostly in Greek and Latin.  And the earliest of Manuscripts are in Greek.  However, not one is in the natural language of Jesus and his disciples….Hebrew/Aramaic. … Continue reading

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My De-Conversion on the ‘Matter of Doubt’ Podcast

The Matter of Doubt Podcast kindly did a podcast interview on me.  This podcast is a lot more personal in nature than I have been on my blog so check it out. Disclaimer:  Please forgive my annoying laugh, I was … Continue reading

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Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism…Reductive Reasoning (Part 4)

Go to Main Menu or Start at the Introductory Page Reductive Reasoning Reductio ad absurdum (Latin: “reduction to the absurd“) is a form of argument in which a proposition is proven or disproven by following it sequentially to an absurd result.  Another name for this (reductive reasoning) … Continue reading

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Bible Study with the Wife

So the Wife came up with the idea, of going through the entire bible together over the course of a year.  I generally try to avoid all religious topics and questions unless she brings it up.  So at first was … Continue reading

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Who is Bart Ehrman?

Who is Bart Ehrman?  And why am I making a post blog about this dude with the funny sounding last name. Well he is the world-renowned distinguished New Testament Historian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Ehrmans … Continue reading

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Questions for the Christian

Questions for the Christian presented by Brenda from Left Christianity via Why Christianity? Why the Bible? A while back I put up a YouTube post about Ravi Zacharias talking about Why the Bible and Christianity were unique for belief.  And Brenda respond with a questionnaire that … Continue reading

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Is Biblical Inerrancy, Biblical? Does Inspiration imply inerrancy?

Bible Difficulty #8 “Biblical inerrancy is not a doctrine that can be proven by an a posteriori deductive argument. It is a position that is accepted a priori, on faith, and not by reason. The many Biblical and historical references that support inerrancy are completely valid … Continue reading

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