"Where Can We Go?": What to do when the Bible doesn't make any sense

Monday, 01 Mar 2010

Before we get upset over them, however, we must first remember that some difficulties come not because the Bible is faulty but because we are limited.
When Jesus was on the earth, he said some difficult things. When he said these things, the crowd stopped following him. His disciples still hung on, despite the fact that they probably did not understand either (see John 6). Looking back, we can see why. Although much of what Jesus was talking about would make sense only in light of events that had not yet taken place, the disciples knew they could trust their master. We should always remember this scene as we approach Bible difficulties. It reminds us that our trust is not founded on everything fitting together neatly. ...

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