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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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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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Public Prayer: Yea or Nay?

Jesus said, “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, … 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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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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Happy Holidays!

Some people are offended by this statement. For the life of me, I can’t figure out why. Would Jesus, a Jew who undoubtedly commemorated Hanukkah, be offended if you told Him “happy holidays” rather than “happy birthday”? Certainly not – … Continue reading

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Seeking Happiness Through Christianity

Though some televangelists may try to convince you otherwise, Jesus never promised happiness in this life. If so, early Christians martyrs would have certainly been disillusioned as lions gnawed off their limbs. Even Jesus himself was not always the picture … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Rich Young Man

This story appears in the Gospel of Matthew 19:16–30, the Gospel of Mark 10:17–31 and the Gospel of Luke 18:18–30. It is where we get the saying, “It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle … Continue reading

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What Would Jesus Say?

Billions of people worldwide proudly proclaim they are Christians. That’s great. But I can’t help but wonder, what would Jesus say? I mean, there has to be heaps of people who claim to be Christian but do not actually follow … Continue reading

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“Hate the Sin, Love the Sinner”?

“Hate the Sin, Love the Sinner.” That’s not from the Bible. That’s actually a quote from Mohandas Gandhi. Funny how conservative Christians treat the words of a Hindu as if they came straight from God. I like Gandhi, don’t get … Continue reading

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