Though I would not go so far as to say that all religious writings are inspired by God, I think it is not too much to say that all religious writings derive in some way or another from people listening to what God whispers to their spirit.
What are some of the words Christians say, and what do we mean when we say them? It is always helpful to define our words. In this guest post by Mike Donahoe, he defines some key terms and invites us to start thinking differently about some of the words we use.
Most people find Jesus’ parables to be rather confusing. If that is you, guess what? You are on the right track to understanding Jesus’ parables. Jesus spoke in parables so that we would be confused by them so that we would come to Him for an explanation and in so doing, develop our relationship with Him.
In this principle of my chaos theory, I argue that just as Jesus incarnated Himself and appeared guilty on the cross, so also God incarnated Himself in Israelite history and appears guilty. From a human perspective, God appears guilty of horrendous crimes. But Jesus looked guilty on the cross, even though He was innocent. So also with God.
If the Bible is a myth, would your life change? Mine would not, for even if the Bible is a myth, it would be the truest myth ever written. Some people say the Bible is nothing but a myth. But there is no such thing as nothing but a myth.