One may not be able to deduce unique conclusions from some writings.
The main point is that when the truth is know, we realize that the
writings is consistent with the newly found truth. We cannot answer
all the important questions that we now have. Leave some for when you
meet the Lord. The main point is not to be a stumbling block or an
obstacle for leading people into the Lord. Moorad
From: Walter Hicks [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, May 03, 2002 6:51 AM
To: Dr. Blake Nelson
Cc: JW Burgeson; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com;
Subject: Re: Black Sea Flood
Dr. Blake Nelson wrote:
> Here is my first disclaimer. I am not saying that
> Genesis is necessarily untrue in an historical sense.
> What I am saying is that whether or not every aspect
> of it is literally true does not matter one fig to
> Christian faith or the vast majority of church dogma,
> so we should not get caught up on it as either a
> stumbling block or something that is necessary to
> bring into concord for the purpose of apologetics.
I agree -- but only for a microsecond, of course.
Walt Hicks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In any consistent theory, there must
exist true but not provable statements.
You can only find the truth with logic
If you have already found the truth
without it. (G.K. Chesterton)
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