Re: Solomon's 'molten sea' revisited

From: Michael Roberts <michael.andrea.r@ukonline.co.uk>
Date: Thu Apr 29 2004 - 17:46:41 EDT

Hope you preach like this!
An excellent point

Michael
----- Original Message -----
From: "George Murphy" <gmurphy@raex.com>
To: "Vernon Jenkins" <vernon.jenkins@virgin.net>; "Donald Nield"
<d.nield@auckland.ac.nz>; "Michael Roberts"
<michael.andrea.r@ukonline.co.uk>
Cc: <asa@calvin.edu>
Sent: Thursday, April 29, 2004 10:40 PM
Subject: Re: Solomon's 'molten sea' revisited

>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vernon Jenkins" <vernon.jenkins@virgin.net>
> To: "Donald Nield" <d.nield@auckland.ac.nz>; "Michael Roberts"
> <michael.andrea.r@ukonline.co.uk>
> Cc: <asa@calvin.edu>
> Sent: Thursday, April 29, 2004 5:00 PM
> Subject: Re: Solomon's 'molten sea' revisited
>
>
> > Don and Michael,
> >
> >
> >
> > I am surprised that you regard this as a trifling matter. You must
surely
> be
> > aware that The Sunday Telegraph correspondent (part of whose letter I
> > quoted) is but one of a multitude of 'clever people' who delight in
> > undermining the Judaeo-Christian Scriptures and the Gospel message. They
> > quote 1Kings 7:23 as proof positive that they are correct, and
undoubtedly
> > take heart from the fact that Christians like yourselves - though
blessed
> > with keen mental faculties - are prepared to yield the ground. It
> certainly
> > gives one a lot to think about!
>
> Pi is 3 to one significant figure. There is no "error" here & only a
> fool would make a public claim that there is. It is just as silly to
waste
> time trying to produce some complicated argument to show that the biblical
> writer "really" knew pi more precisely. Surely you realize that your
> argument will not convince such a person (or anyone impressed by his
claim)
> & that he'll just go on to find some other excuse for his views of the
> Bible. Jesus is quite explicit about the fact that if people won't hear
the
> gospel we're not to keep hammering at them with it but shake the dust off
> our feet & move on. Get a life, Vernon.
>
>
> Shalom,
>
> George
>
>
>
>
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