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Category Archives: Atheism
It might surprise some to meet the true citizens of heaven. Many religious leaders “shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces” (Matthew 23:13). Jesus said of them, “You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let those enter who are trying to. ….You travel over land and sea to win a single convert, and when you have succeeded, you make them twice as much a child of hell as you are” (Matthew 23:14-15). Jesus said to these religious leaders, “religious leaders “shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces” (Matthew 23:13). Jesus said, “You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let those enter who are trying to. …Jesus said to them, “Truly I tell you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you” (Matthew 21:31). Continue reading
Politics, culture and the role of law are agents of change that seem essential to our existence. These means offer limited solutions to some of our problems and offer the potential to promote human flourishing. But we have a deeper need that cannot be addressed through these agents of change.
What will it take to change a heart turned against God? It will require something as powerful as a creative act of God to open our eyes to our great need. Continue reading
The tension is not about belief in a Creator but whether or not it is safe to believe in one absolute God — especially if one’s beliefs discredit the beliefs of others. Continue reading
Are we humans really that bad that we need to be told not to spread false reports and accept bribes and twist the words of the innocent?
Perhaps we’d like to believe in some upward version or utopian vision of humanity, but the fact is that we cannot survive without a set of “Do not” laws and a significant means to enforce them. Continue reading