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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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Does God Test Us And Why?

Does God test us? The Bible says He does. But why, when He already knows men’s hearts?[1 Kings 8:39, Jeremiah 17:9-10, Psalm 44:21, Luke 16:15, Acts 15:8, Romans 8:27] Clearly testing must be for our own benefit. In testing,  we come … Continue reading

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You Should Be Proud Of Yourself!

Have you ever heard someone with well meaning say ‘you should be proud of yourself’? Wrong! You should never be proud of yourself. Are you a Christian? Do you think Jesus was proud of anything he did? He worked miracles … Continue reading

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I’ll Pray For You…

Even as a Christian, I often find this phrase offensive if uninvited – especially so if there is some sort of disagreement involved. It seems to me to be just a passive-aggressive way of saying, “I’m telling God on you”. … Continue reading

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In the End, Does Everyone Get What They Deserve?

Although this seems to be the general consensus among religious or spiritual people, I do not believe this notion is correct. At least, I hope it is not. When I think really think about it, who ultimately deserves Heaven? In … Continue reading

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Is the Cross an Appropriate Symbol For Christ?

As a central fixture of most Christian churches you will find a cross.  Ask any Christian the significance of this symbol and most will say something similar to, “Christ died for our sins.” While true, is that really the most … Continue reading

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Aren’t We All Just a Little Religious?

I hear people say all the time that they are not at all religious. I don’t believe a word of it. Religion is hardwired into our basic DNA. Some call it superstition. We all have it to some extent. What … Continue reading

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Does The Bible Say That All Suicides Go To Hell?

I don’t really understand where the supposedly “Christian” idea that all suicides go to Hell comes from. But it’s certainly not Biblical. The Bible lists at least seven people who committed suicide. Some were heroes – some where villains. But … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Christianity

The truth is there is really no Dark Side to Christianity. If it is uncompassionate, unkind, bigoted, hateful, hypocritical, selfish, prideful or ignoble it is simply not Christian. To call it so is to dress a wolf in sheep’s clothing.

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Cafeteria Christian, Indeed!

I sometimes hear the derogatory term “cafeteria Christian” bandied about in Christian circles. The irony is that it is almost always used in hypocritical judgment of someone else’s lifestyle. Truly, anyone who claims that they do not pick and choose … Continue reading

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