I cannot get past the John Locke quote as well as your second paragraph. Neither makes any sense to me regarding Biblical faith: “...faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” (Hebrews 11:1, NIV) It is, however, an accurate description of cultural faith. Cultural faith has historically led to everything from burning “witches” to horrendous wars between opposing “faiths.”

The kind of faith found in the Bible is not only a noun, but a verb, an adverb, and an adjective as well. The Book of Hebrews is permeated with the correct notion of faith and the description of faith percolates throughout all its chapters. “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us…” (Hebrews 12:1, ibid)

The rest of your essay is controversial hearsay and for the most part rejected by modern science and archaeology. An interesting piece of research has been done and is in the video: https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5luydh

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D L Henderson

D L Henderson

Born 1950; HS 1968; Born again 1972; Cornell ILR; Steward, Local President/Business Agent; Husband, father, grandfather; winner/loser/everything in between