Jesus reads his bible
Some things make perfect sense in an ivory tower. Extract yourself from the ivory tower with its clinical reading of scripture and immerse yourself in real life and things start to look a lot different. I agree it is a mistake to allow our interpretation of life to twist the meaning of a text to our liking. But it is worse to twist lives for the sake of a text. You can buy my cartoon originals and prints! If you haven't bought my book of cartoons, I invite you too. It addresses concerns such as this. "Nakedpastor101: Cartoons by David Hayward", from amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.de. Great for laughs and serious discussion!