Category Archive: Bible

Jul 04 2014

Before The Beginning

Day one was the day in which God creates light, And the Earth—which came first, if my thinking is right— Day two, we get water, both vapor and sea; Then land, and some gardens, we get on day three; The sun, and the moon, and the stars, on day four; Day five we get fishes …

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Apr 04 2014

“A Greater Fool Than The Atheist”

There’s fools and then, there’s greater fools Like those who went to fancy schools For silly stuff like Kepler’s rules And other science stuff The planetary hows and whys Show God at work—that’s no surprise. You need to back your case with lies? The bible is enough So my aggregator threw a site at me …

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Mar 27 2014

“Noah” As A Stealth Climate Change Movie?

Could “Noah” be a metaphor For global climate change? At first, the claim is ludicrous– At second, merely strange The people didn’t listen, And the global waters rose: Replacing “God” with “Scientists”, The story likewise goes. Our sins will lead to flooding, That plot, too, remains the same– A global warming metaphor That dare not …

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Jan 13 2014

Let’s Laugh At The Atheists (Or, Motes And Beams)

The atheist churches, where folks get together And kinda do atheist things Where one week you might hear a poetry reading; The next week a music group sings Where some discuss books, or see movies, or plays, And agree, without god, that’s enough— Let’s all point and laugh with derision at them, Cos some like …

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Jan 09 2014

Ken Ham Clearly Doesn’t Believe (I Hope)

So I was just out walking the cuttledogs, and it occurred to me that the whole notion of a Noah’s Ark Theme Park showed either an incredible lack of belief on the part of the planners, or a psychopathic lack of empathy. I mean, it’s a theme park. Think Disney. But it’s built around the …

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Jan 03 2014

Texas (of course) Mayor Declares 2014 “Year Of The Bible)

The Christian mayor of Flower Mound Created a sensation— He searched his soul, and thus felt bound To make a proclamation: This year, he said, would be the year The town would find its way Because they’ll read (he made it clear) The bible every day Each day, he posts a bible verse; They study, …

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Dec 30 2013

100 Percent Chance Of Genocide

They were happy, oh so happy, Gran and Grandpa’s letter read— Cos their grandson was their shining star (Though that was left unsaid) When they saw him in a play, this year, Although I thought, instead, That the subject matter seemed a little grim See, their church put on a musical— It featured all the …

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Nov 27 2013

“How To Share The Gospel With An Atheist”

When you’re talking to an atheist The sort that’s kinda nice, And you don’t know how to handle it, Here—follow my advice: Remember, as you’re listening: He’s lying through his teeth— You’ll have to translate carefully The message underneath He’ll often try to shock you With the claim “there is no god” Just assume that’s …

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Oct 04 2013

It’s Not The Snake-Handling That I Disagree With…

“Our message is not ‘handle snakes, handle snakes, handle snakes,’ ” he says. “But our message is, ‘Be saved by the blood of Christ.’ We’re not a cult. We’re not freaks. We’re Christians.” Source–NPR: Snake-Handling Preachers Open Up About ‘Takin’ Up Serpents’. (A nice, and sympathetic, portrait of a snake-handling congregation in Kentucky.) Some people …

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Jan 27 2013

Documentary: Bible Quiz

Via the Beeb, a story of the Bible Quiz culture–the director, raised Christian, left the faith in college. The documentary is her attempt at understanding the culture she left behind, and at sharing that understanding with her new, secular culture. Brief video trailer here. Others here.

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