The conservative pundit knows Hebrew but, as Todd Friel notes, he doesn’t know how to understand the creation account.
It wasn’t Hitler, and it wasn’t Stalin – it was even worse than what they did. But like Stalin, it was a government, in the name of equality and advancement, and to pursue socialistic ends, killing its own citizens.
“Suppose you did not know humans came in different skin colors. Could you figure out that fact just from reading your Bible?”
“If the Bible is wrong, I’m wrong about today’s most pressing cultural issues: homosexuality, gay marriage, transgenderism, abortion, climate change. If the Bible is wrong, I’m wrong about today’s most pressing theological issues: the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the nature of same-sex attraction, the authority and sufficiency of scripture. If the Bible is wrong, I’m wrong in how I relate to money, how I honor my body, how I use my time. I’m wrong over and over, again and again, through and through. I’m poor, pathetic, pitiable, and blind.”
This is a secular take on the benefit that comes with having multiple counselors (Prov. 11:14, 15:22, 24:6). Of course, multiple counselors can only take you so far – we don’t want to simply take an average of culture’s many opinions when it comes to whether the unborn are valuable. To get to the truth there you need to begin with the fear of the Lord (Prov. 1:7).
When a bill to decriminalize abortion was introduced in Malta, the country’s president declared he would “never sign a bill that involves the authorization of murder,” and would have “no problem” resigning instead.
The author of Devoured by Cannabis: Weed, Liberty, and Legalization weighs in on how this question misses the point.