I am religious, but I am not stupid

I am a Christian, but I am not stupid. I know some things in the Bible are completely out of date. I hate it when people tell me I’m not a good Christian because I cherry pick the versus I like and do not like. Doesn’t Judaism teach us to question everything? I know I am not a Jew. But I did my ancestry kit and it turns out that I’m actually quite Jewish. We were the kind of Jews that are in Fiddler on the Roof. You don’t talk about it. But your blood can’t tell a lie. So I am Christian with Jewish blood. Which is kind of cool, because Jesus was a Jew. And Jesus is my favorite person! Today is Passover. A holiday that I love. I am Christian so we are currently in the middle of Lent, but I love Passover. You read the book of Exodus and you remember the story of Moses, and it’s lots of fun! But just because I know about religion, does not mean I’m stupid. I am not about to kill an animal so I can put his blood on my doorstep so that God will bypass me and I won’t get covid-19. It would make a nice story, but I don’t think it would really happen. I think the Bible is a complete allegory. God is not a hateful and vicious God. God did not want to kill the firstborn of the Egyptians. If you ask me, God probably had nothing to do with it. I think the story teaches us that it’s not right to enslave a people. Ever. Maybe all the Egyptian babies died because the Egyptian water was bad, I don’t know, I am just saying– just because we are religious does not mean we have to be stupid. Why would God be so vengeful? Why would God be so hateful? My God is a loving God. And I think most decent Muslims feel the same way. I stink the most decent Jews feel the same way. I think the most decent Amish feel the same way. I think the most decent Christian feel the same way. I think the most decent people feel the same way. So that’s my take on religion. I love them all in their own way. But I especially love religious people who are not stupid. Don’t be too fundamental about anyting. It never goes over well.

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