Posts Tagged: Don’t Check Your Brains

Student Blogs on “Hide ‘n’ Seek”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Hide ‘n’ Seek: The Stolen Body Myth   When the chief priests had met with the elders and devised a plan, they gave the soldiers a large sum of money,  telling them, “You are to say, ‘His disciples came during the night and stole him away while we… Read more »

Student Blogs on “Blind Man’s Bluff”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Blind Man’s Bluff: The Wrong Tomb Myth The Resurrection of Jesus is the central point of the Christian faith. Those who do not believe in Christ often argue that the resurrection never happened. What if the women on Easter Sunday found the tomb empty, only because they… Read more »

Student Blogs on “Playing Dead”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Playing Dead: The Swoon Myth   Popularized centuries ago, the swoon myth insists that after being brutally beaten, brutalized and crucified, Jesus… fainted, rather than died. If this myth were true, the central event of Christianity, the Resurrection of Christ, would be lost. But it takes a… Read more »

Student Blogs on “Truth or Coincidence”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Truth or Coincidence: The Coincidence Myth     Many predictions (Nostradamus, fortune-cookies, horoscopes, etc.) are purposefully vague, allowing people to apply them pretty much no matter what happens. Many people assume the predictions of Scripture are the same–made-up and only accurate by accident or coincidence. But look… Read more »

Student Blogs on “The Vending Machine God”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God: The Christmas Myth  God wants us to love Him, not things. He wants us to seek Him, not answers to greedy prayers. When you live your life in communion with God, who gave His only Son to die for our sins and loves you beyond… Read more »

Student Blogs on “One Among Many”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   One Among Many: The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth     The Bible was written on Three continents in three languages on hundreds of controversial subjects. It contains flashes of inspired poetry as well as detailed history, captivating biography, letters, memoirs, and prophetic writings. Yet this astoundingly diverse book speaks… Read more »

Student Blogs on “Wimpy Jesus”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Wimpy Jesus: The Meek and Mild Myth     You are badly mistaken if you think that Jesus Christ was as weak, soft-spoken, or smooth-handed as some of our artists have made Him appear.   On reaching Jerusalem, Jesus entered the temple courts and began driving out… Read more »

Student Blogs on “Prophet Jesus”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Prophet Jesus: The Good Teacher Myth Jesus has made it very clear that He is the Son of God–but some people dismiss this His Lordship and divinity, calling Him a “good teacher” instead. Jesus claimed to be God–either He is who He says He is, or He… Read more »

Student Blogs on “The Luke Skywalker God”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Luke Skywalker God: The Impersonal Force Myth God is personally interested in you. He knows your name: "See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands."  Isaiah 49.16 "I love those who love me and those who seek me find me." Proverbs 8:17 "...even the very hairs... Read more »

A Word From Mrs. Clark

Mrs. Clark on her 7th Grade Bible Class: "Don't Check Your Brains At the Door" As a 7th grade Bible teacher, I have the privilege of working with students each and every day as they grow in their faith, as they ask tough questions and as they deal with tough life issues. Reading Don't Check... Read more »