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Seven Things I Wish Christians Knew
Theologian Dr. Michael Bird wants to help you get past seven of the most common mistakes Christians make when it comes to the Bible. Based on his book by the same name, Mike goes through everything from the truth about Divine Inspiration to the difference between taking the Bible seriously and literally. In each episode he gives the key lessons to a chapter from his book and interviews an international expert on the topic, so you can be certain about Seven Things I Wish Christians Knew.
The purpose of scripture is knowledge, faith, love and hope
This episode, chapter 6: The purpose of scripture is knowledge, faith, love, and hope. Scripture is not a divine list of Life Hacks. It has a greater purpose than providing good tips on parenting, work habits, marriage, and more.
We should take the Bible seriously but not alway literally
This episode, chapter 5: We should take the Bible seriously but not always literally. While often treated as a badge of honour, taking the Bible literally regularly becomes a pointless distraction from the real struggle to discern God’s will in Holy Scripture.