Bethel, the Bible, and Resurrection Tales
In doing so, they continue the debate over whether or not this practice is “biblical” and a viable part of the Christian faith.
It’s “biblical” so far as the Bible does record numerous resurrections of the dead by God.
It’s not “viable” because there is no evidence that God has continued to do so since the Bible was written.
There are myths and anecdotes, “testimonies” from distant lands, but no real evidence.
Most of the Christian community finds exegetical and theological ways to explain this and to keep the faith and to keep praying for more “reasonable “miracles.
Bethel just swallowed the whole chicken, feathers and all.
I would applaud them for their consistency if they didn’t simultaneously put up a GoFundMe page for the expenses…
What would constitute real evidence for a resurrection?
So, I had an appointment with my cardiologist yesterday.
She and I spent half an hour discussing the progress of my own heart disease.
That entire conversation was transcribed by a “scribe” who was in the room at the same time.
If I would have passed away in that appointment, more scribes would have been involved and more records would have been created.
If I were prayed back to life, you can be assured that such would be noted as well.
Life and death are documented in Western societies.
Show us the documentation.
I believe, help my unbelief…with records.