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God’s Ten Commitments

Historically, religion has always been based around a works-based philosophy. Yes, even Christianity, which supposedly stands apart from every other religion due to its grace-based foundation, easily slips into a works-based philosophy disguised as the former. It takes “you reap what you sow”” to preposterous lengths. Jesus paid it all . . . BUT . […]

ALL I Have Is Yours!

Among Christians, this phrase is pretty well-known because it is one of the key phrases in the parable of the prodigal son. Although the larger portion of this parable has to do with the prodigal son, this phrase was actually spoken to the older brother; the one who remained at home with his father.  As […]

In Response to “The Case for Annihilation” from Renew.org

See the article to which I am responding here. Annihilationism is the view that whoever and whatever cannot be redeemed by God is ultimately put out of existence. In the very first sentence of this article, there are already philosophical issues. This statement presupposes that certain individuals cannot be redeemed by God. Many Christians will not […]

The Second Death

From the moment of birth, death is just over the horizon. It is much like the sun as it rises in the east- beautiful and bright. With it, comes anticipation and hope. Anticipation, for what is to come. Hope, for seemingly an endless array of possibilities. At midday comes satisfaction for all that has been […]

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God?

For some reason, the Church, at large, has come to assume that God’s justice is at odds with his other attributes; as though his justice “must be taken into consideration” whenever his grace, mercy, or love is mentioned. Since this concept is one of the main topics in my book- Hell in a Nutshell- The […]

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