Hover over Romans 1:20-22 for proof of God's existence, and over Matthew 5:27-28 for Judgment Day’s perfect standard. Then hover over John 3:16-18 for what God did, and over Acts 17:30-31 for what to do.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The silly ol' Bible...

"Alright Ray in simple words please tell us why it is OK for a Christian to enjoy a rare steak in light of this passage from Act 15:29 'You are to abstain from food sacrificed to idols, from blood, from the meat of strangled animals and from sexual immorality. You will do well to avoid these things.'" Iago

I wouldn't eat an under-cooked steak. This isn't only because the Bible says not to, but because science says the same thing. Scientists tell us that food contains unseen bacteria which can result in food-borne illness. The way to kill them is to well-cook the meat. It's no fun getting up in the night and having your body wracked with pain, as it ejects these toxins.

Still, many people nowadays like their meat still moving on the plate. Although most of these infections are unreported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has estimated that around 76 million people in the United States become ill from pathogens in food. Of those, about 5,000 tragically die. I'm sure they wished that they had taken notice of what that silly old Bible out-dated says.

The same portion of Scripture also tells us to abstain from sexual immorality. You can also save yourself a lot of pain by taking notice here as well. If someone obeys God’s instructions and remains sexually pure until marriage, they won’t get gonorrhea, sexually transmitted herpes, syphilis or sexually transmitted AIDS.

That means that they won't have a problem with painful urination or pelvic pain, painful blisters, horrible headaches, swollen glands, itchy skin, genital bumps, genital warts, foul discharges, and ulcers. These are just some of the symptoms that come from sexually transmitted diseases that result from being sexually immoral. Some of these are incurable and can be past onto the one you love. Of course many are dead because of these diseases also. They thought they knew better than God, and ignored the voice of both conscience and Holy Scripture.