Christianity- I Understand Your Skepticism

As I Christian, I often find myself wondering how people refuse to believe in Jesus Christ. Many non believer’s say the same things. How do we know Jesus even existed? The bible was just wrote by a human being. The bible contradicts itself. There are other things that are said too but that’s not the point of this post.

As a young person, or even an older one, the Trinity Broadcast Network and the entire “prosperity gospel” turns so many folks away. God has never asked for you money and he never will. Tithing is giving God what is his. After all he gave you the health to work, the means to get there and back. This is what God says about tithing.

Malachi 3: 10-12

Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, so that there may be food in My house, and test Me now in this,says the LORD of hosts, “if I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you a blessing until it overflows . 11 “Then I will rebuke the devourer for you, so that it will not destroy the fruits of the ground ; nor will your vine in the field cast its grapes,” says the LORD of hosts. 12 All the nations will call you blessed, for you shall be a delightful land,” says the LORD of hosts.

Benny Hinn is a false prophet and his,”Miracle Crusades” are a complete joke and make true Christianity look bad.  Any man who claims if you “give” you will receive healing, or wealth or anything is a liar. God gives out those blessings and to use God and his word to gain any type of prosperity is wrong and deceitful.

The biggest hangup for any non-Christian boils down to faith. If you don’t have faith that the bible is the inspired word of God then how could you ever have faith in Jesus Christ? The bible tells us what faith is.

Hebrews 11:1

1 Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.

I never seen Issac Newton get hit on the head with an apple and thus he discovered gravity. I have faith  that was the case.

This post is just to say I get why you have questions. Even as a born again Christian I struggle with some things and have to discern what is true or not. I hope if you have never gave Jesus a truthful look, His word a truthful look, that you will examine your inner man and give God your best and a honest effort to get to know him.

Thanks for reading.

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Race, Politics, and Religion

As I said this blog is mainly a sports blog. Today however I veer from the sports world into the heaviest of topics. Race, Politics, and Religion.

Sadly there is still racism in the world today and here in America it’s still prevalent BUT it has also become a crutch and a way to stir things up that otherwise have no reason to be brought up. See Rob Parker‘s comments on Robert Griffin III.

http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2012/12/14/not-one-us-espn-commentator-slams-rgiii-over-gop-leanings-white-fiancee/

We American’s have a black President and if a white person doesn’t like his politics or just the man himself, it’s labeled as “racism”, this is not true. It’s just a person with different skin and a differing opinion on the leader of our country.

Obviously as a white man I understand the historical meaning behind Obama‘s election. I don’t say I can relate to the 80-year-old black person who is only 2 generations removed from slavery in the United States. I can simply only imagine how monumental seeing a black man become President of the United States of America was. Black people came out in record numbers for both of Obama’s elections. Which is understandable as well. I don’t however understand how people can back this man as our country’s leader. He hasn’t done anything for our economy, or any other thing that the people need. Our National debt has gone up astronomically since he’s been in office. Has zero to do with what color the man is. To me he has failed as our country’s leader.

When he announced he was running for President he was the “cool” guy who liked sports said the NCAA Division 1 needed a football playoff and went on to do what ALL POLITICIANS DO, say what people want to hear.

Politicians are legal modern-day mobsters. It’s sad but it is true. They do what they want no matter how it affects the people or how immoral and wrong it may be. I don’t like politics and have no real interest in them because of the inherit corruption that’s embedded in the very fiber of the political world known as the District of Columbia.

There’s been much said and written about Obama being a Muslim. I’ve never heard him say what faith he is. I do know that his positions and legislation’s are very anti Christian. Our country is still predominantly a Christian nation. Sadly our world has become very anti Christian in all ways. Television is the biggest culprit. You can watch any number of shows and they will use God’s name in vain and that’s not bleeped out but the word “shit’ is.  The popular show ‘Family Guy‘ blatantly mocks Jesus Christ and Christianity a lot.  People say, “I don’t want to hear about your religion.” OK well I don’t care to hear you bring up my religion and bashing it. So no matter what your beliefs are why would you trash mine? If you don’t believe there is a God then why bash people who do believe? It seems like a waste of your time if you don’t believe in anything debating those who do, does what exactly?

I have no shame in my belief in Jesus Christ the Living Son of God. I’d had battles with doubts, failure, lack of faith, everything you name it I have struggled with it. Through it all my faith in Christ has gotten me beyond the battles and struggles. I believe the Bible is the infallible word of God inspired by His Spirit, His disciples and it is our life’s guide-book.

This post is pretty much open and shut about what I believe and these topics that are ever so touchy issues but one’s I felt I needed to address.

Thanks for reading.