Date: Wed Dec 18 2002 - 08:28:50 EST
In a message dated 12/18/02 12:40:58 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> the way of thinking 300 years ago is different from the
> way of thinking now,and that was different from the way of thing 600 years
> ago etc. Consequently we must always take into account the way of thinking
> of the time the bible books were written. If Moses had written in 21st
> century language (way of thinking) no-one would have understood him.
> To be sure that you understand me and many others on this interchange
> I believe that God created this universe.
> I believe that man sinned and was punished, thus losing the abilities he
> I believe that Jesus Christ came and died for our (that is believers') sins.
> I believe that Jesus will come back to judge the living and the dead.
> And I believe that God could have used evolution to develop the universe.
God DID use evolution to develop the universe. I would say it a little more
definitively. I have no issue with your other statements. It is a healthy
admonition that we take into account the time the Bible books were written.
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