This article was first created on the 22nd of December 2015 and last updated on the 27th of April, 2016 by Patrick Carpen.
For those of you don’t know, the Skeptic’s Annotated Bible is a publication by “Steve Wells” which attempts to ridicule and disprove the bible. But reading some of his statements, I wonder if the problem is that he can’t read or he can’t understand. I mean, is he really this illiterate?
Steve first started bickering about his unbelief through a website: http://skepticsannotatedbible.com .
On the website, he throughly and methodically examines and cross-examines scriptures in the bible for absurdies, injustice, cruelty, contradictions, etc.
Here’s one example of Steve’s claim of absurdity:
God decides to kill all living things because the human imagination is evil. Later (8:21), after he kills everything, he promises never to do it again because the human imagination is evil. Go figure. 6:5
This guy, who claims to be a methodical thinker, a scientist and a University Lecturer, can’t understand the above condition.
When God decided to flood the earth, He said He will do it because “the heart of man is desperately wicked”.
But after the flood, God repents and says He will never again destroy the earth “because the heart of man is desperately wicked”.
Mr. Steve Wells, it does not mean that God will spare the earth “because of the wickedness of the heart of man”.
What that means is that “even though the heart of man is desperately wicked, God will have mercy and spare the earth”.
But of course, can we expect anything better from an aetheist? Someone who rejected his Maker?
There are so many more examples in Steve’s work in which he blatantly misunderstands some simple things.
One time, I made a comment on an aetheist’s post on Facebook “once again, simple grammar eludes the aetheist”.
Of course, the Facebook post against God had some glaring grammatical errors (not surprising).
The aetheist responded by saying “Christians can’t find a point grounded in education so they resort to grammatical errors”.
I responded by saying “Please be educated that ‘grammar’ is part of education.”
He didn’t reply.