Christmas Doubters

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There were some famous doubters in the Bible.  When Abraham heard God was going to bless his ninety-year-old wife Sarah with a son, he fell on his face and had a belly laugh.  God gave him a son anyway.  When twelve spies went into the Promised Land to get a report, ten of the spies doubted they could drive out the Canaanites.  Only Joshua and Caleb entered the land.  Luke tells us of a priest named Zechariah who was told by an angel God was going to bless his aged wife with a son.  Zechariah doubted and God rendered him unable to speak until John the Baptist was born.  I guess by the time He got to the New Testament, God figured if you can’t stop people from doubting, you can at least keep them quiet.

Published by Rev. Shane L. Bishop

Senior Pastor of Christ Church, Fairview Heights, IL since 1997. I am an orthodox Christian but I am not in a bad mood about it. A Distinguished Evangelist of the United Methodist Church.

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