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Rightly understanding, using, and critiquing statistical inferences that relate to correlation and causation is at the heart of statistical literacy, reasoning, and thinking. The framework of Hartman, Hunt, and Childers [4] for misconceptions of cause and correlation is used in this paper to understand Christian soteriology and its intersection with student’s statistical understanding. Bible verses are used to encourage deeper reflection and understanding by students during a statistics course to directly address misconceptions related to cause and effect.