Originally Posted by jimhri
....and that bible may be the word of God BUT it is the word of God as remembered by and written down by humans in some cases hundreds of years after the events it records. and that bible does not contain all the writings that could / may be considered as true scripture.
when i see a copy of the bible autographed by God, then i will start taking it literally.
Things can be taken out of the bible and analyzed a lot of ways. The overwhelming messages I get out of it is Jesus was about love for all, forgiveness, and trusting in God's plan.