|It is all in the celebration of contradiction (standard:humor, 918 words)|
|Author: Godspenman||Added: Mar 28 2010||Views/Reads: 1438/742||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|I was enjoying an early morning on the back porch with a steaming hot cup of coffee and celebrating the new day. After all, the winter was far behind me and Spring has sprung, finally. I was enjoying the early morning when the Gracious Mistress of the Par|
It is all in the celebration of contradiction by Rev. James L. Snyder I was enjoying an early morning on the back porch with a steaming hot cup of coffee and celebrating the new day. After all, the winter was far behind me and Spring has sprung, finally. I was enjoying the early morning when the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage startled me with her appearance. I thought she was still in her bedroom but, lo and behold, here she was in all her robe-optic glory. "Don't you think this week is full of contradictions?" She queried. Not knowing what she was talking about and thinking I might be in some kind of trouble, I told her I did not quite understand what she was getting at. My basic philosophy of life is simply this, if in doubt...don't. I cannot tell you how many unpleasant experiences this has saved me. "Well," my wife tried explaining to me, "Here we are this week celebrating two holidays. Don't you think that is rather a strange contradiction in holidays?" What I thought was strange was her plying me with questions that I had no understanding of what she was getting at. Furthermore, it would be the epitome of strangeness if I tried to answer in some intelligent form without understanding where she was coming from. "You don't know what I'm getting at, do you?" I learned a long time ago that it is better to agree with what you don't know than explaining why you disagree. I confessed to her that I had no idea what she was talking about. Then she explained the situation to me and I had one of those "Ah" moments. Occasionally I have one of these moments. Usually, and I am not complaining, it is when I am talking to my wife, or rather, she is talking to me. What she was referring to were the two holidays celebrated within several days of each other. The first being, of course, April Fools' Day and the second, Easter Sunday. I had to agree with her it was rather a strange sort of affairs. There could not be two more diverse holidays to celebrate then these. On the one hand, we have April Fools' Day. This is the primary atheist holiday and I base that on the Bible. "The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good" (Psalms 14:1 KJV). Of course, I do not believe in atheists. I have never met an atheist in my entire life. I have met people who said they were atheists, but I never believed it. Every time an atheist gets in trouble, he blames it on God. Remember 9/11? Now, if he really does not believe in God, why does he blame things on God? I must give credit to these people who think they are atheists. They firmly believe that there is no God despite the evidence to the contrary. Take the controversy between evolution and creationism. After all the efforts by so-called experts, nobody has come up with any solid proof supporting the theory of evolution. Despite the labors of many to prove otherwise, the evidence supporting creationism is overwhelming. For someone to reject solid facts and then cling on to an unproven theory has to be the epitome of foolishness. Then, on the other hand, we have Easter Sunday. This is a well-documented event in the history of mankind. Certainly, many have tried to disapprove the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but all to no avail. Very few events in history have more collaborating evidence then the resurrection of Jesus Christ. As my wife and I continued talking about this, she made a very good point. Her point being, that after 2,000 years of vicious attacks on the Bible to prove it wrong, nobody has ever come up with any proof that it is false. Not one word of the Bible has ever been proven to be Click here to read the rest of this story (29 more lines)
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