Category Archives: Ponderings

Random stuff I’m currently ruminating about

What If You Don’t Want To Live Forever?

If a Christian does not want to live forever, can he or she opt out of the eternal life thing? At first blush, this may seem like a rather bizarre question. After all, who doesn’t want to live forever? But … Continue reading

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Atheism, Agnosticism and Religious Skepticism – What’s the Difference?

is, in a broad sense, the rejection of belief in the existence of deities. In a narrower sense, atheism is specifically the position that there are no deities. Most inclusively, atheism is the absence of belief that any deities exist. … Continue reading

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How Do You Know You Have the Right Religion?

How do you know you have the right religion, I mean, other than fact your religion’s holy books say you do? Lets face it, there are literally thousands of religions in the world. Chances should be pretty slim that you’ve stumbled on … Continue reading

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Can You Ever Have Too Much Religion?

At what point can religion become excessive? Surely, whenever it becomes dysfunctionally all-consuming and distresses the quality of your own life or anyone else’s, enough is enough. , immoderate religiosity, zealotry, hypocrisy, religious persecution and oppression can all be symptoms of having … Continue reading

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Why Are Christians Not Considered Jews?

Jesus Christ, the undisputed founder of Christianity was undoubtedly Jewish, both ethnically and religiously. He never set out to start a new religion but to fulfill the old. [Matthew 5:17] So why are today’s Christians not considered Jews? Clearly there … Continue reading

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What Is The Kingdom of Heaven Like?

Jesus never actually gave a detailed description of the Kingdom of Heaven that was recorded in the Gospels. Instead He explained the Kingdom of Heaven in similes, metaphors and parables: He put another parable before them, saying, “The kingdom of … Continue reading

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Was Jesus the Only Incarnation of God?

In the Bible we are told that God created man in His own image [Genesis 1:27] and later walks in the garden [Genesis 3:8]. He speaks to Moses face to face as with a friend [Exodus 33:11], wrestles physically with Jacob … Continue reading

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Religion vs. Science: Will There Ever Be a Compromise?

Will religion and science ever be compatible? Religion accepts authority as truth while science accepts truth as authority. While religion and science may sometimes agree isn’t this just a matter of mere coincidence? If science contradicts some of the specific “facts” … Continue reading

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Why Was God So Angry?

If Adam and Eve didn’t know the difference between good and evil why was God so miffed at them when they ate the fruit? To be sure, they disobeyed a direct order but they could not have known it was wrong … Continue reading

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Atheism vs. Existential Nihilism

Personally, I fail to see the difference. Existential nihilists believe that life is without objective meaning. For me, only God or a Higher Power lends objective meaning to life. Objective meaning can only come from a Power greater than myself. … Continue reading

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