James Yount's Blog – May 2012 Archive (2)

A Biblical Challenge and a Conversation

1 kings 18-27 It came about at noon, that Elijah mocked them and said, “Call out with a loud voice, for he is a god; either he is occupied or gone aside, or is on a journey, or perhaps he is asleep and needs to be awakened.”

In this passage Elijah mocks the prophets of Baal because their God is silent. But what of the God of the Bible today? Is he not as silent as Baal was in this passage? I argue then that the God of Abraham deserves the same mockery that his prophet Elijah leveled…

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Added by James Yount on May 17, 2012 at 11:00pm — 7 Comments

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