24 June 2014

I'm No Longer A Creationist

As a Christian, I was taught to believe the world was created just how Moses told it in the Bible. I also believed the Bible was inerrant (without error or contradiction). However, my view of the Bible, Christianity, and how the Earth was formed has completely changed. Like the Apostle Paul, my eyes have been opened and I can finally see.

The rock that changed my view on Evolution.
First, I must explain my transition. When I finally realized and accepted that I was completely forgiven of all my sins on the cross, everything changed. That's right. As backwards as it may sound, Jesus rescued me from religion. I finally saw what Jesus was trying to do, and his entire message was completely opposite from what Christians preach. He wanted all people to run from religion, especially the people who push others to obey God's commands. He was trying to provide a way for everyone to know that you are good and there is nothing wrong with you.

Second, I found that the God of Moses and the God of Jesus were two very different people. The God of Moses was damning, angry, hateful, full of wrath, would kill you in an instant, and demanded you obey all his rules or else. However, the God of Jesus was loving, compassionate, forgiving, never demanded his own way, and never did anything to hurt anybody. Honestly, Jesus only attacked one group of people - believers. I know! Craziness. He couldn't stand the God-fearing followers who obeyed Scripture and demanded everyone else do the same. Honestly, I can't stand these people either. Therefore, I made a decision: I chose to believe the God of Jesus over the God of Moses. I honestly no longer have respect for Moses and think he is a liar from the pit of hell. I no longer believe anything that Moses said, nor do I think he ever knew Love in the first place. I think he just made up a bunch of stories to make himself look good and used "God" to force millions of uneducated and naive Jews (slaves) do whatever he wanted.