Not only has the ark been in the news lately, but so has the shroud of Turin.

What are we to believe and think about these items?  And how do they help our faith (or do they)?

Al Mohler ponders these relics this morning — and the appropriate response to them by evangelicals.  Among his conclusions is:

The “happiness and relief” found in these relics is empty and delusional.  Christians are to find happiness and relief and infinitely more in Christ alone. The obsession with relics comes at a grave cost — the confusion of the Gospel, the marginalization of Christ, and the subversion of the Bible’s sufficiency.…

Our confidence is in the Bible as the Word of God, not in gopher wood.