I hate funerals, and make excuses to avoid them. But sometimes the deceased was a friend, a relative, or a close acquaintance. And I have no choice but to sit through the ordeal and hate every second of it. I hate everything about funerals—the usually dimly lit room, the mournful music, the casket, the funny smell, the wreaths, the cemeteries…. I especially hate to see people cry. That tugs at my heart and makes me want to cry as well….
Introduction There is no book like the Bible. Love it or hate it, you can’t deny its power to transform lives. It is the most beloved book on the entire planet, and also the most hated. Millions have died for the Bible, and countless have killed for it. The Bible motivates some of our greatest achievements as a race, inspires some of our noblest actions. At the same time, it is blamed for wars and atrocities too horrible to mention….