There are some things I have seen in my travels that have caused me to question much of what I was taught my youth about centralized and organized religion, of any type. I can remember traveling though areas where the inhabitants basically live in huts and each day is just a struggle to survive for so many. And in the midst of this squalor, I have seen huge edifices of religion in sharp contrast. And I had to ask myself why? (more…)
Is there any real value in Alter calls? Or are people just kidding themselves. In my opinion, I see no real value in them, and find them to have a somewhat problematic scriptural basis. However, opinions are like certain body orifices, in that every one has one. (more…)
After watching several end time videos and listening to several preacher pontificate about the antichirst, I felt the need to tackle this particular piece of Christian dogma.
I remember being told, at a young age, that Genesis 1:1 means that God created everything out of nothing (Greek: creatio ex nihilo).
In the beginning God created the heavens and the Earth (Bereshit bara Elohim et hashamayim ve’et ha’aretz). Genesis 1:1. (more…)