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Elizabeth on “The Father Christmas Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth   “In Don’t Check Your Brains at the Door, this chapter talks about a 7 year old boy asking for God to prove himself. The boy kneels next to his bed asking for 1 million dollars from God. He… Read more »

Samantha on “The Killjoy Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth   “‘Wee woo wee woo…’ “The terrifying sound blasted from the intimidating cop car, or what some think is the sound of God turning on His punishment sirens. “The ‘cosmic cop,’ the ‘punishment police,’ the ‘killjoy king’–whatever He is called, it isn’t true…. Read more »

Maddison on “The Killjoy Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth     “Is God a cosmic cop? Is He a police officer who never lets us have any fun? “God is a cosmic killjoy. The devil is just a guy who wanders the earth trying to make us have fun… All of… Read more »

Victoria on “The Killjoy Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth   “‘The Killjoy Myth’ claims that God steals the joy out of a Christian life. “This is false. God IS our joy. “Satan is the one who steals our joy. 1 Peter 5:8 states that he is a roaring lion trying to… Read more »

Trace on “The Killjoy Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth   “‘The Killjoy Myth’ states that God is like the ‘Fun Police.’ He doesn’t allow us to have any fun. “We think ‘God just wants to spoil it for us,’ as Don’t Check Your Brains at the Door says. We see Satan as… Read more »

CJ on “The Father Christmas Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth   “‘The Vending Machine God’ myth is a myth that states God will give you anything you ask for. He is a Father Christmas sort of figure, and he will give you anything you ask for. But that’s a… Read more »

Elliott on “The Killjoy Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth “According to this myth, God is a ‘cosmic cop’ standing in the center of the universe punishing people. “People think that God is some authoritative figure striking people down with lightning if they do wrong. This myth is NOT true. “Sure, some parts… Read more »

Can We Really Know If The Bible Is God’s Word?

By Craig T. Owens, originally posted here Have you ever been stumped by someone’s argument against Christianity or the Bible? Has anyone ever made fun of you because the Bible sounds like a fairy tale? Over 100 years ago Oswald Chambers described how our post-Christian world was beginning to treat Christianity and the Bible on… Read more »

Abbi on “The Father Christmas Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth   “‘The Vending Machine God’ is about people thinking that God will answer any question they have, or give them anything that they are wishing for. People believe if they try hard enough God will just get things for… Read more »

What Child Is This Anyway?

This season, don’t run from questions about the origins of Christmas. Use them to point people in the right direction. A couple of years ago as we were setting up for our Living Nativity, I was wrapping a towel around the doll we were going to use for the infant Jesus. A young boy from… Read more »