The Old Testament

“[The Bible] has noble poetry in it; and some clever fables; and some blood-drenched history; and a wealth of obscenity; and upwards of a thousand lies.” —Mark Twain, Letters from the Earth, Vol. II Let’s begin by putting “two of every sort (of animal) into the ark,” and then … Oh, wait. Was that “twoof … Read more

The New Testament

Both read the Bible day and night, But thou read’st black where I read white. —William Blake, The Everlasting   Gospel Of course, Blake’s sentiment in the quote above is nothing new. The New Testament contains enough inconsistencies to have spawned a dizzying variety of interpretations, beliefs and religions, all allegedly Bible-based. And so, we … Read more

Christian Healing Miracles – An Exposé

(part 1 of 2): What is a Healing Miracle? The word miracle has become so common place in today’s language that it is often used to refer to something as ordinary as individual good fortune. The Merriam Webster online dictionary defines a miracle as “an extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs”. Baker’s Dictionary … Read more

Is Jesus God?

(part 1 of 4) 1. The Bible Says that God is not Man The Bible says: Numbers 23:19 “God is not a man…” Hosea 11:9 “…For I am God, and not man…” Jesus is called a man many times in the Bible: John 8:40 “…a man who has told you the truth…” Acts 2:22 “Jesus … Read more

Trinitarian Verses

(part 1 of 4): “A Child Will Be Born To Us…Eternal Father, Prince of Peace” There are several key verses which Christians use to prove the biblical origin of the Trinity. Upon analysis of these verses, one can clearly see that they do not prove the Trinity, but rather the same monotheistic message of God. … Read more

The Miracles of Jesus

Jesus in the Quran holds one of the highest statures amongst the Prophets. Unlike other Prophets who performed miracles, Jesus himself was a miracle, as he was born of a virgin mother, and God describes him and his mother Mary as such: “…and We made her (Mary) and her son (Jesus) a sign for the … Read more

Divinity of Jesus? An Inquiry

Man is made to adore and to obey: but if you will not command him, if you give him nothing to worship, he will fashion his own divinities, and find a chieftain in his own passions. —Benjamin Disraeli, Coningsby The critical difference between Jesus’ teachings and the Trinitarian formula lies in elevating Jesus to divine … Read more

Do Miracles Necessite Divinity?

Some associate Jesus with divinity because he performed miracles. Many Unitarian Christians and all Muslims point out that Jesus did indeed perform miracles, but by the will of God and not through any divine powers of his own. To repeat the quote of Acts 2:22: “Jesus of Nazareth, a man attested by God to you … Read more