You are meeting a friend for coffee at your local Barnes and Noble. This friend is skeptical about Christianity and the Bible. During the course of the conversation your friend says, “The Bible is really just a bunch of stories that are designed to help people cope with life in the real world. They give you something to do so that you feel better about your place in this crazy world.” Based on the material from Chapters 1–5 in Everyday Bible Study (both text and videos), how would you respond to your friend? Remember to you support your answer using material from Everyday Bible Study and the Scriptures. You may find the material in Chapters 1 and 5 most helpful for creating your response.
Thread must demonstrate an excellent understanding of the Everyday Bible Study text and clearly answer the prompt you selected. Your thread must be well supported with material from Everyday Bible Study text. This material must be properly cited. You can do this simply by including something like the following after your quoted material: (Cartwright & Hulshof, p. 23). Citing specific Scriptures may also be beneficial in supporting your thoughts and ideas. You can cite Scripture by noting the passage and translation after the quoted text (John 3:16-17, NLT).