A Note To Skeptics
Suffer me that I may speak; and after that I have spoken, mock on. -Job 21:3
Welcome. I am glad you have come, for I too am a skeptic. In 2 Thess. 5:21, Paul commands Christians to "test all things." Nevertheless, I have always been a very critically minded individual, never accepting anything at face value. Therefore, I hope you find that Den of Thieves is not just another apologetics web site. Actually, I loathe most apologists, recognizing that they inadequately and unfairly address most subjects. I have come to realize that skepticism is a gift that few have. I greatly the skeptic, to the extent that he fairly seeks the truth. And this is where the real problem begins, the problem I have with both Christians and non-Christians:
Rather, the more I learn about the Bible
If you have a serious grudge against Christianity, allow me to enlighten you:
1. You probably don't know what a Christian is.
Few people who claim to be Christians are actually Christian. It would be of great benefit to everyone if you learned to distinguish.
1. Non-Christians are not the only one's asking tough questions.
2. Knowledgeable Christians are well aware of what the Bible says.
Consider the opening of the introduction to EvilBible.com:
This web site is designed to spread the vicious truth about the Bible. For far too long priests and preachers have completely ignored the vicious criminal acts that the Bible promotes. [Continues on to cite many biblical examples of rape, murder, slavery, etc.]
Ignorance this haughty is laughable, not to mention a detriment to the atheist cause. Does the webmaster actually believe that in two millenia Christians have never noticed that the Bible contains violence and other graphic references? Such arrogance is astounding. If Bible atrocities concerns you, please read this.
Unfortunately, on all sides of the belief spectrum, many seek answers with the intent of affirming what they already believe, rather than seeking the truth itself.
Before you dwell too deep, please ask yourself some important questions. Firstly, why are you investigating Christianity? Humans have a tendency to draw towards the supernatural, even if they reject it. Are
I crafted this web site for fellow Christians, but nevertheless
This isn't just another apologetics web site, and I am no JP Holding.
Sarcasm is directed towards poor arguments, not individuals. I will never mock you.
A good article to begin with is Faith Is Not the Enemy of Reason.
Remember, a critical mind and a hard heart are not the same thing.
Den of Thieves