10. Salvation – A Reflection on the Christian Concept of Salvation (Part 2)

I showed why I think the precepts of Christian salvation contradict the idea of a just God, so if God is just, salvation through Christ can't be real. But one day a thought stroke me: What if God is unjust?? After all, there is no certainty for anything. PASCAL'S LOGIC My answer to that was … Continue reading 10. Salvation – A Reflection on the Christian Concept of Salvation (Part 2)

9. Salvation – A Reflection on the Christian Concept of Salvation (Part 1)

Salvation by faith in Jesus is a core concept of Paul’s theology, but it’s not so clear across the Bible. Needless to say that there is no mention in the Old Testament, the gospels are also quite unclear. Mark and Matthew only go as far as to say that Jesus’ death is a ransom for … Continue reading 9. Salvation – A Reflection on the Christian Concept of Salvation (Part 1)

8. The Hidden Forces – A Reflection on Inner Motivations for Faith in the Bible

What motivates people to stick to the idea of biblical inerrancy? There are many people who are aware they don’t have a rational justification to believe, yet somehow they feel like they need to. There is something inside them that urges them to. I don’t know if I can say for everyone, but based on … Continue reading 8. The Hidden Forces – A Reflection on Inner Motivations for Faith in the Bible

7. Harmonization Mechanisms – A Reflection on Bible-harmonizing Techniques

It’s curious to think that despite so many contradictions and errors in the Bible, so many Christian believers, including those who join Bible studies and seminars, seldom realize such things. The truth is that all religious groups that preach biblical inerrancy use techniques to harmonize the contradictions, to make them look non-contradictory (not only contradictions … Continue reading 7. Harmonization Mechanisms – A Reflection on Bible-harmonizing Techniques

2. The First Turn of the Wheel – A Reflection on Faith in the Bible

I was very happy for all of the moral teachings and inspiration I had found in the Bible studies, and I wanted to believe and accept the idea that the Bible was God’s inerrant word. But I couldn’t help but feel quite unsatisfied with the evidences I had. The practice of glossolalia, that is, of … Continue reading 2. The First Turn of the Wheel – A Reflection on Faith in the Bible

1. Life Testimony – A Reflection on My Experiences as a Christian Believer

This is a very quick review of my experiences with Christianity as a believer, and the important ways it affected my life. It pretty much happened in four phases: 1st PHASE – CATHOLIC CULTURE I was born and raised in a country with a lot of catholic tradition. My family was originally catholic too, as well … Continue reading 1. Life Testimony – A Reflection on My Experiences as a Christian Believer