Why do you put your faith in a book that teaches stories that are false?
All the stories below are provably false!
Adam and Eve
Tower of Babel - God believes man can build a tower that will reach heaven and is afriad it will happen?
Sun revolves around the Earth
Sun stands still
The world will end within the lifetime of the New Testament authors.
Verily I say unto you, that this generation shall not pass, till all these things be done." -- Mark 13:30
Stars so little that seven can be held in one hand
Serpents willl eat dust forever
Prayer is always answered
Whatever you ask in my name, I will do it, that the Father may be glorified in the Son; if you ask anything in my name, I will do it.
The hare chews its cud
And the hare, because he cheweth the cud , but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you. Leviticus 11:6
God has the strength of a unicorn
God brought him forth out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn: he shall eat up the nations his enemies, and shall break their bones, and pierce them through with his arrows. Numbers 24:8
Believers can pick up serpents, drink Draino and heal the sick by laying on of hands
And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues; they will pick up serpents, and if they drink any deadly thing, it will not hurt them; they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will recover.
The Nile river will dry up
And the waters shall fail from the sea, and the river shall be wasted and dried up. Isiah 19:5
Why do you put your faith in a book that teaches stories that are False by biblical contridiction
God creates Adam AND Eve on day six AFTER water, plants and animals (Genesis 1:27);
God creates water, Adam, plants, land animals, Eve in that order (Genesis 2:5 - 22)
God kills all the cattle with plague number five. Then the "firstborn cattle" are killed again in plague number ten.
Balaam says "his king shall be higher than Agag
His king shall be higher than Agag."(24:7) "
But Balaam couldn't have known about Agag since Agag didn't live until the time of King Saul.
(See 1Samuel 15:33 where Samuel hacks king Agag into pieces.)
Why do you put your faith in a book that teaches stories that are Not "Provably" false
but false by reason of impossibility?
The Israelite population went from seventy (Ex.1:5) to several million (over 600,000 adult males) in just a few generations!
Moses, imbued with God's superpower, turned a rod into a snake.
7:10 ...: and Aaron cast down his rod before Pharaoh,... and it became a serpent.
7:11 Then Pharaoh ...magicians of Egypt, they also did in like manner with their enchantments.
Moses, imbued with God's magic tricks, turns the rivers (note rivers...plural) into blood.
Six TRILLION quails in a pile two cubits high.
And there went forth a wind from the LORD, and brought quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp, as it were a day's journey on this side, and as it were a day's journey on the other side, round about the camp, and as it were two cubits high upon the face of the earth. Numbers11:31
Why do you put your faith in a book that teaches stories that are morally wrong?
It is OK to kill your child for talking back to you.
It is OK to sell your daughter into slavery.
It is OK to kill a non-virgin bride.
It is OK to beat, but not kill your, slaves.
It is OK to kill men and cut off their foreskins.
It is OK to kill those who do not honor the sabbath
It is OK to steal jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiments
Why do you put your faith in a book that contains foundational stories for which there is no evidence that the events described ever happened?
Exodus and the 10 plagues
Joshua - Jerico was in ruins at the time Joshua allegedly blew his horn.
Why do you put your faith in a book that teaches stories that are not "provably" false but false by reason of non-sense?
In between creating plants and land animals, God creates Gold... which is good.
The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold;
And the gold of that land is good: Genesis 2:11-12
Gold is only valued by man. Why comment on gold at a time like this?
Why do you put your faith in a book that teaches stories wherein the principal character (god) brags about how bad he is
And the LORD said unto him, Who hath made man's mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the LORD? Exodus 4:11
And the LORD said unto Moses, When thou goest to return into Egypt, see that thou do all those wonders before Pharaoh,
which I have put in thine hand: but I will harden his heart, that he shall not let the people go. Exodus 4:21