Answers Update: AiG’s weekly email newsletter
December 2, 2006 

 Weekly News        

Q: How has the Bible been disconnected?

A: The majority of Christians today look at the Bible as a book of religion only—a book about salvation, but not a book of history that connects to every area of reality.

Christianity, unlike many other religions, is based in real history. If the events of Jesus Christ’s birth, death and resurrection didn’t happen in real history, then how can we be saved? If all people aren’t descended from the real first man in history, Adam, then why are we all accountable for sin?

We need to read the Bible as a history book. When we do, we also find the Bible touches on geology, astronomy, biology and so on. This means we need to make sure that our children understand that the Bible connects to dinosaurs, rocks, trees, dirt, stars, people—in fact, everything.

Because of the influence of evolution and old ages, many Christians have relegated the Bible to just a book of religion—thus disconnecting it from the real world. That’s why so many Christians lack answers to the world’s false teachings.


Read more in Living in a bubble.


This week on www.AnswersInGenesis.org

November 25: News to Note  <www.answersingenesis.org/news-to-note/1125.asp>
November 27: Inflating?  <www.answersingenesis.org/articles/am/v1/n1/inflating>
November 27: Deconstructing a deluded Dawkins  <www.answersingenesis.org/docs2006/1127dawkins.asp>
November 28: Sea Bear of the Frozen North  <www.answersingenesis.org/articles/am/v2/n1/sea-bear>
November 29: The Neandertals: Our Worthy Ancestors  <www.answersingenesis.org/articles/am/v1/n2/worthy-ancestors>
November 30: The Lie, chapter 4: The Root of the Problem  <www.answersingenesis.org/home/area/the-lie/chapter4.asp>
December 1: Feedback: Should Christians accept evolution because a leading skeptic says they should?  <www.answersingenesis.org/home/area/feedback/2006/1201.asp>

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