What Makes Me Strange?

What Makes Me Strange?

Christians need nothing more to be a pariah in a secular culture than the statement: “The Bible is true.”

Other statements do not have this effect:

“The Bible is true for me.”,  “The Bible contains some truth.” , or “I believe a lot of the Bible is true.”

These need not distance us too far from our cultural mindset.  Each statement contains a loophole, into which a pluralistic culture may squeeze itself without too much trouble.

But the statement “The Bible is true”  leaves no room for anything but the reputation of religious idiocy in a culture that absolutely rejects the absolute authority of God.  Of course, true Christians understand this rejection, love those who express it, look forward to final vindication, turn the other cheek, and stand fast without fear.

They do so, of course, because they know the Bible is true.