I'll never forget sitting in my rocking chair in the darkness, holding my daughter close to me, with quiet tears streaming down my face. I realized in that moment that my faith had become paralyzed. It wasn't gone....but it was damaged.
I know but I don't know. This is the best way I can describe the profound period of doubt I experienced after my faith was challenged by a clever agnostic. I knew God existed. I knew Jesus died and was resurrected. I knew Christianity was true. But I didn't....know.
The New Apostolic Reformation: What It Is And Why We Should Care With Holly Pivec —The Alisa Childers Podcast #16
It's no secret that biblical literacy is at an all-time low. This is not surprising, given that cultural trends show many people leaving Christianity for atheism, and many others embracing a "spiritual but not religious" mindset. You probably can't fool the average Christian into thinking that the Bible says, "God helps those who help themselves," or "Cleanliness is next to godliness." BUT there are some common "facts" and stories that regularly make their way into sermons, Bible studies, and conversations among otherwise biblically literate Christians. Here are 6 facts you think are in the Bible but aren't: