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CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Three out of 10 British children have next to no understanding of the Bible and their parents aren’t that knowledgeable, either.

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  1. Knowledge of Adam and Eve, Noah’s Ark, King Midas or many of the other people and stories from the scriptures are not important.

    Here’s what’s “important” from the Bible —

    1. Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in your brother’s way……….Romans 14:13

    2. Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God…..Romans 15:7

    3. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love…..Ephesians 4:2

    4. Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble…..1 Peter 3:8

    5. Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves…………Philippians 2:3

    6. Be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone…….Titus 3:2

    7. Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven………..Luke 6:37

    8. Above all, LOVE EACH OTHER DEEPLY, because love covers over a multitude of sins………..1 Peter 4:8

    And so on……

  2. In another generation or two America will hopefully be the same. A few more generations from there, and hopefully all religion will be looked upon the same way we now look upon the 2000 or so past religions that have sought to interfere with with logic and reason in the thoughts of man.

    Religion is poison!!

    • The Irony is, your “Logic and Reason VS Religion” Dogma is itaelf nothign mroe than a Reigious Ideology. Religion is not the enemy of Logic and Reason, and often thsoe who tote the end fo Relgiion as a good thing as Reason Triumphs over it just identify their own beelifs with Logic and Reason, as if disagreement means beign Irrational. Its just another way to shout “Heretic” nd to make yoru own beleifs unquestionable.

      There is nothign Rational abotu Modern Secular Ideals.

  3. Why does the bible offend to this point because it teaches us how to live in holiness the only people that want to do away with gods word is the ones who are living in sin and don’t want to hear about it don’t want to know but Iv got news one day you will stand before a holy and a Ritcheouse god and then be judged for every word if your fine with going to hell for the rest of eternity then ignore me but if you want to escape this punishment I suggest you get a bible and read all of it because you cannot be saved if you don’t know what your getting saved from only in the bible will you find answers to every aspect of today’s life only in the bible will you find out about sin and hell and most importantly the saviour who loves us so Mutch he died in were place so that we do not need to go to this place :) #donotbedeceived

    • Alastair, So what you’re saying is that your god, who you think created hell, also created man in a manner that allowed man to commit “sin”, then created a son so he could be sacrificed to “pay” for the “sin” of man with his life, so man could be “saved” from going to the hell your god created?

      Your god sounds like a lunatic, and no one should want to worship for “all eternity” laying at the feet of this “god” like a dog.

      I’ve read your book, studied it in fact, and found many parts lacking in not only reality, but in what should be the morals of man. You can choose to spend your life doing the things your book tells you will let you live forever, or you can live this life in a manner that allows the human race to continue on as long as possible. I choose the latter.

      Pay attention to the children Alastair, they will show you the way.

      Religion is poison!!

      • Anythikgn can be made to soudn like lLunacy if you present it in a way that diliberatley cast it in that light.

        The “Relgiion is poison” rhetoric is gettign opld. Just because you can misrepresent what Christians beleive by substituting a Caricature of it dfoesn’t mean you’ve made a valid point.

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