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Operation: Helping Children to Identify Heresy

Recently, I was playing the game Operation with one of my children. If you’ve never endured enjoyed this pastime, let me break it down for you. Players take turns using tweezers to pull out various afflictions, ranging from a bird in the brain to a frog in the throat, from your patient “Cavity Sam.” But, if you’re not careful, the tweezers will hit the side of the opening, causing a loud buzzer to sound and red light to flash. Cavity Sam is riddled with ailments and he needs some desperate treatment. Enter heresy.

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good deeds and nice aren't getting you into heaven
Apologetics, Biblical Difficulties

“Good Deeds” and “Nice” Aren’t Getting You to Heaven

You’ve probably heard this before:

“People who are basically good and do their best will go to Heaven. I’m nice and I do more good things than bad things, so I’m going, too.”

Now, before we dive into the reasons that this thinking is flawed and dangerous, let’s first see what the Bible says about who gets to go to Heaven. Christianity’s teaching on this matter is unique, because other religions would largely agree that good works are the basis for a pleasant afterlife (We will address the false belief that “all religions are basically alike” in a future post).

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Apologetics, Biblical Difficulties

Unicorns and the Bible

This short, informative video, created by Nathan Hoffman, addresses a commonly raised objection about the accuracy of the Bible: unicorns!

We were fortunate enough to see this video shared on Facebook, and hope that it proves to be an interesting watch for you as well. Why does the Bible mention unicorns? Aren’t those things mythical? What is going on?? Watch with your kiddos, or explain what you learn to them as you read the verses provided in the video and in the article we’ve linked to below.

 

 

You can follow the link to the original article on Creationtoday.org. Enjoy!