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Today's Creation Moment

Jul
25
Abimelech the Watermelon
Judges 9:53
"And a certain woman cast a piece of a millstone upon Abimelech's head, and all to brake his skull."
In the book of Judges we read of how "a certain woman" gave the Philistine leader Abimelech a skull fracture when she threw a millstone on him from a tower. Some biblical scholars concluded that no...
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Well said Jason! You have put your finger right on the spot.
I am coming at this from a different starting point from many. I have never had a problem with accepting evolution and seeing how the theory neatly fitted the facts visible in the landscape and fossils etc.
For many years I was a committed Christian, church every Sunday, prayers every day, studying my Bible. But then I began to question my beliefs and read around the subject. I developed an open mind and debated with both church goers and non-believers.
The first thing that became quite clear to me after some while was that Jesus, whilst an historical figure, was not the son of God. I then remembered what a Moslem had said to me when discussing my faith - "I will stand before God and take responsibility for my sins. I do not need Jesus to intercede for me". At the time I strongly disagreed with him, but now I have come to realise that he was right.
I'm still the same person, but without having the pressure of religion on me and following my own conscience life is so much better and I am so much happier.

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