Sunday, September 23, 2007

The Christian Bible and Faith

The bible that is used now is made up of thousands of years of bad translations and editorial comments - that there is wisdom there, there can be no doubt and if anyone finds comfort and guidance there, that is a good thing. But there was "religion" and "belief" and "faith" and the Divine long before there was a "bible" - Human beings seem to have an almost innate drive to believe in the Divine. The ineffable, the mysterious - human beings have always sought it - because, I believe, it is there to be sought and found.

I think that those who say they do not believe are afraid - afraid to believe and at the same time, afraid NOT to believe. It's hard to live your life afraid - And so we pray for those who say they live without Faith because, while they do not believe in the Divine, the Divine believes in them.

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