By Dave Gresham
The practitioners of priestcraft teach us to get on our knees to talk to God. But consider how our physical parents love to talk with us face to face and all they want in return is our friendship. How much better would our spiritual parents treat us?
Religions claim that God told Abraham to kill his son. We put people in jail or asylums if they follow voices like that. A real God would be too good to ask such a thing. A real God would be too almighty to need to.
The Bible makes God say, “Kill all the Midianites, except keep the virgin girls for yourselves.” Little girls owned as sex slaves? By the murderers of their families? This is the word of a God?
Or consider this decree: “No woman may teach a man.” Aside from the obvious, that we all had mothers, should a grown man go through his entire life and learn nothing from half the world?
God’s authorship of any religion collapses in absurdity if we just allow ourselves to think. And someday, just as we no longer believe Earth is the center of the universe, so it is that speaking for God will also pass away as ignorance. Until that day, religions will continue to stunt mankind’s growth. Nearly 7 billion people are subjected to their perversions of truth and common sense everyday. And the world is mentally, emotionally and spiritually malnourished because of them. Read more »