By Brian Baker
The writer of this e-book, Brian Baker, used to be a 'born back' fundamentalist Christian for seventeen years. For ten of these years he used to be the founding pastor of 1 of Australia's greatest church buildings (1979-89). Following the failure of his marriage, he resigned from the ministry after which spent the following couple of years heavily interpreting his religion and the veracity of the Bible. ultimately he got here to the belief that his Christian ideals have been heavily mistaken and that the Bible is totally the results of human invention, imaginations and myths handed down from iteration to iteration. because the Bible is then according to 'hearsay' and written via not less than forty diverse authors over a interval of as much as 1,600 years, none of whom have been eyewitnesses to the occasions they recorded, it can't substantiate the declare that it was once 'inspired by way of God.' the results of Brian's look for proof triggered a private transformation from believer to realist, rationalist, skeptic and atheist. He released his first e-book - From religion to cause - in 2009 which includes the explanations why he not believes within the lifestyles of God, angels, demons, the satan, heaven, hell or an afterlife. during this publication - Nonsense from the Bible - Brian makes use of the Bible texts to illustrate their inaccuracies, inconsistencies, contradictions and fantasies. He bargains with significant matters that are greatly believed and authorized as authentic occasions resembling the construction tale, the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus and the prophecies touching on Jesus. Chapters also are dedicated to the query of the second one coming of Jesus and Christian relations values. Brian additionally completely invalidates the so-called 'power of prayer' and the claims that God heals the ailing. this might be a 'hard learn' for lots of Christians who completely think that the Bible is actually 'The note of God' and settle for it as absolute fact. Brian additionally believed that for all these years yet over a time period and research by means of looking facts except the Bible he was once capable of settle for that he have been deceived and deluded - or as he now says, 'Once i used to be blind - yet now I see!' this can be an 'easy' learn when you may possibly query their very own religion because it offers a few convincing info about the validity of the Bible.
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The list continues – Rudolf Steiner*6 predicted it would be in the 1930s, The Assemblies of God Church in their Weekly Evangel newspaper predicted that the second coming would be ‘no later than in 1934 or 1935’ - Herbert Armstrong*7 said it would be in 1975. An eminent pastor in Tucson, Arizona, Bill Maupin, predicted June 21st 1981; his congregation believed him and sold their homes and everything they owned and sat with the pastor on a hill awaiting the return of Jesus on that date! Nostradamus predicted 1999 as the date.
If you check the internet for such evidence you will discover many websites by Christian ministries – all present the evidence only from the Bible. Most so-called archaeological evidence is based on supposition rather than fact. The tourist industry of the Holy Land naturally endeavours to proclaim the authenticity of such sights as the cave or tomb in which Jesus was laid. If we examine this so-called evidence in the Bible, we quickly discover many discrepancies in the written accounts of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
And the napkin, that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by itself. Then went in that other disciple, which came first to the sepulchre, and he saw, and believed. For as yet they knew not the scripture, that he must rise again from the dead. then the disciples went away again unto their own home. But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre, and seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.