What I love about this little secular "Bible Lesson" is that it shows that you don't have to be Christian to be well-versed in Christianity. It also shows that if the majority of the Christians who pretend Jesus is coming back had actually read their Bibles, they'd be gravely disappointed to find that the Bible itself (the very Word of God in their eyes) disproves their fantasy. I've always held that actually, truly, honestly sitting down and reading the Bible is one of the fasted and greatest tools to get to secularism. Does that mean you'll automatically turn into an atheist or an agnostic if you sincerely and carefully read every line of the Good Book? No. But it is a first step into becoming well-versed in Christianity. Something the majority of Christians are not. At least, in my experience.
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Although I've left blogging to pursue a full-time career as an author and publisher, that doesn't mean my past work still doesn't draw attention and get noticed once in a while. If people write me who seem genuine and not just trying to stir the pot and pick fights with atheists just to say they faced off with one, then I'm happy to answer. Here is the conversation with one such person who left comments elsewhere on this site. I figured the questions were tame enough but still insightful enough to share here. You asked: “First of all I understand you, your arguments are not uncommon. Out of curiosity, is your work stimulated by the desire to know the truth, existentially speaking?” Yes, in part. It’s partially an innate desire to know the truth of things, but it’s also more about using reason pragmatically. I don’t think we can be given a gift as special as the ability to have consciousness and reason and then not use it. And when I strive toward a more logical, more