… that when the Israelites left Egypt after they crossed through the Red Sea they were only about a ten day walk from the promised land. So when we talk about the Israelites “wandering” in the desert for 40 years, that’s not entirely accurate. They all knew where the promised land was. They knew how […]Read More #2 I Bet You Didn’t Know…
… that it’s very possible that David did not slay Goliath. Yup. Its right there in Samuel II. There are two very clear, very contradictory accounts of the way that Goliath is killed. In 1 Samuel 17, you can read the familiar story of David vs Goliath. But! Then you read on and get to […]Read More #1 I Bet You Didn’t Know…
Well I’ve officially been studying the Holy Bible for a year now. So far I’ve made it all the way to the very end of 2nd Samuel. Can you believe I’ve only made it that far!? It has been one crazy year. I changed my diet because of it, my […]Read More A Year of the Bible
Greetings from The Second Book of Samuel! Saul has fallen on his sword, David is still not king of all of Israel and is just the king of Judah alone. He’s got two wives (three technically). The Phillistines are dopin’ around like knights in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. God is a little […]Read More Hallelujer! Praise the Lort!
“Kurt…. Are you still Mormon?” A blog post in which I address the question that so many people feel the need to ask me. I had a conversation yesterday that I’ve had dozens of times in the last eleven months. I can always tell when this conversation is going to take place because it starts […]Read More Are You Still Mormon?
“Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.” – Genesis 3:23 Adam and Eve have officially been kicked out of the garden. In our Bible, the KJV, the reason for this is due to their having to choose between ignorance and knowledge, […]Read More Apocrypha Now!
Episode two of the Reliable Bible Libel podcast dives into Genesis chapter 2, specifically the creation of Adam’s help meet – Eve, and other women in the Bible.Read More The Bible Treats Women Like Meet
TRIGGER WARNING: UNCHARACTERISTICALLY POLITICAL POST, LANGUAGE AND DISTURBING IMAGES I’ve been reading a lot of “news” and thinking a lot about what has happened in Charlottesville. Different groups conducted an organized, and at first, a peaceful march to protest the removal of a confederate monument in the city. We all sort of know what happened […]Read More Charlottesville, neo nazis, and the Bible
“And out of the ground the LORD GOD formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.” – Genesis 2:19 I love this verse! Its awesome. It makes […]Read More How Did This Get Named?
“These are the generations of the heavens and the earth when they were created…” – Genesis 2:4 Let me ask you a question… If you created a whole world would you want the people on that world to write about the time you created it and them just once? The answer is no! You would […]Read More Genesis Chapter Two – Creation Remix