Out of the mouths of Babes

Many of you have been following the Lutheran blogger Gary and his quest for the truth.  DagoodS, Bruce, Ruth and many more of you have challenged him to use reason when determining what he truly believes.

What smacked him right between the eyes was the questions of his young children.  He wrote this on his blog http://www.lutherwasnotbornagain.com/?wref=bif ,   “As they began to ask me questions like, “Why did God kill all the children too? What did they do?” I began to ask myself, “Should I really be letting my children hear these blood and gore-filled horror stories? And…King David cuts off the penises/foreskins of 5,000 Philistines. What kind of a sick god tells someone to do that? Maybe I should wait until they are older to learn how their God is such a brutal, bloody, vindicative, baby-killing…loving Heavenly Father….

No way! I’m not teaching my children any more of that crap!”

Our good friend Ark has been preaching this for years !  Way to go Gary !

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9 thoughts on “Out of the mouths of Babes

  1. We are witnessing reason bubble up in another human being, and it is beautiful!

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    • Yes it is , John. And the questioning of his children was the final straw. Maybe children will be the catalyst in the future ? Teach the children to “question” and the parents will follow. Hmmm

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    • Beautiful indeed. And his children will be spared the horror and brutal imagery that represents the foundation of the Abrahamic faiths. People have been so desensitized by the horror, terror and brutality which has been sanctified and called holy.

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  2. Brilliant!
    It takes an adult to close the eyes and mind of a child but it takes a child to truly open the mind and eyes of an adult.

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  3. I saw that comment over there and I thought it was awesome! I’m so happy for Gary. I’m even more happy for his children.

    Sometimes, as was the case with Gary, just a little prodding because he was already having questions is all it takes. It thrills me to know his own children were the cattle poke! 😀

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  4. Kids will do that. I told my son once to pray about something to which he replied that it “never worked.”

    ouch

    So happy that Gary is finding out his own brain isn’t the enemy.

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  5. I just visited your blog. Looks like you have been dealing with questions like Gary and many of the rest of us. Thanks for stopping by.

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