Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth “‘Wee woo wee woo…’ “The terrifying sound blasted from the intimidating cop car, or what some think is the sound of God turning on His punishment sirens. “The ‘cosmic cop,’ the ‘punishment police,’ the ‘killjoy king’–whatever He is called, it isn’t true…. Read more »
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Maddison on “The Killjoy Myth”
Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth “Is God a cosmic cop? Is He a police officer who never lets us have any fun? “God is a cosmic killjoy. The devil is just a guy who wanders the earth trying to make us have fun… All of… Read more »
Victoria on “The Killjoy Myth”
Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth “‘The Killjoy Myth’ claims that God steals the joy out of a Christian life. “This is false. God IS our joy. “Satan is the one who steals our joy. 1 Peter 5:8 states that he is a roaring lion trying to… Read more »
CJ on “The Father Christmas Myth”
Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth “‘The Vending Machine God’ myth is a myth that states God will give you anything you ask for. He is a Father Christmas sort of figure, and he will give you anything you ask for. But that’s a… Read more »
Abbi on “The Father Christmas Myth”
Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth “‘The Vending Machine God’ is about people thinking that God will answer any question they have, or give them anything that they are wishing for. People believe if they try hard enough God will just get things for… Read more »
The Need for Conviction in a Wishy-Washy World
How deep are your beliefs about God? Some kids are nearly undone by peer pressure. Especially if asked to publicly acknowledge their gratitude to Jesus for the forgiveness of their sins. The word “sin,” in case you haven’t noticed, has become a word to avoid, thanks to the growing influence of cultural tolerance. So how do we help our young people to honor God in a… Read more »
Is Some Truth Just Personal Preference?
You have probably heard someone say, “Well, that may be true for you, but it’s not true for me.” Behind this phrase lies a deep-seated confusion between the concepts of truth and belief. Clearly, we are all entitled to our beliefs. But does that mean that we have our own respective truths? No. Truth is… Read more »
Is it Even Possible to Know Truth?
First, let’s start by defining truth.
Why Did God Create Humans?
Did God create humans because he was needed someone to relate to? Was he bored and one day got really creative and produced a universe that included people?
Is It Wrong to Have Doubts About God?
God wants us to place our faith in him and believe that he has our best interest at heart. He wants our faith to be assured and become deepened by our convictions. Having some uncertainties at times is understandable, as we’re human. But seeking to know why you believe what you believe can strengthen your… Read more »