In a growing age of skepticism, it is essential for evangelicals to thoroughly know what they believe, and why they believe it. In recent days, there has been an aggressive attempt to undermine the Christian faith by attacking the Scriptures, particularly the Old Testament. “How can you serve a petty and jealous God that is so obsessed with praise and sacrifices?”  “Do you condone genocide and slavery? How then can you follow a God who called for the massacre of an entire ethnic group or warranted trafficking human beings as farm equipment?” These are just a few questions that are being directed toward Bible believers today. Some skeptics are not satisfied with merely causing Christian people to doubt; they are calling for them to de-convert and forsake this “destructive ancient faith.” They are appealing to our young people by claiming  that the God of the Old Testament is a blood-thirsty moral monster and should be rejected. In their words, the God of the Bible, or any religious book for that matter, is a fabrication of the religious world to keep people in bondage, and is a poison to society. Though this pressure from skeptics can be troubling, it should cause us as believers to dive deep into the Word of God and to move past a surface understanding of our Old Testament Scriptures.  Unfortunately, there are some leading evangelicals that are not encouraging a deeper examination of these Old Testament passages, but seem to be calling the Church to unhitch their faith from them. Should Christian people unhitch their faith from the Old Testament Scriptures? Is this the way forward for the Christian Church? Is this wise counsel? Please join Jon Beazley and Stephen Boyce for a Facebook live event ‪on Saturday, June 2 at 11am EST‬ as they address this issue.

Jon Beazley

Passionate about Jesus, husband to my gorgeous wife Bethany, father, and pastor, who enjoys power lifting, the great out doors, and a good cup of coffee!

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