The Story of a Question-Beggar
There once lived a fellow who had a good heart. He loved Jesus, the Bible, the gospel.
He wanted to share his faith with other people. So he’d tell them about Jesus, and how they needed to obey him.
They’d ask, “How do you know these things?”
He’d reply, “The Bible tells me so.”
They say, “Why should I listen to the Bible?”
He says, “Because it is the Bible.”
And when they say, “I know, but so what?”
He says, “look at these verses that say, ‘The Bible is authoritative.’ Look at all these prophecies.”
They say, “That’s cool. That’s really neat. So what?”
He stomps off and says, “They rejected Jesus.”
The moral of the story is: I’m afraid that you cannot prove the authority of the Bible by assuming the authority of the Bible. This is going to take a lot of rethinking for me to deal with. What do you think?
in HIS love,