Tag Archive: salvation

My favorite gift

That’s me in the brown hair, seemingly stunned by the incredibleness of the gift I just opened. I’m gazing in delighted wonder at what, if I had been honest with myself, was a… Continue reading

Like the rest of mankind

Us versus them. We’re right; you’re wrong. They’re bad; we’re good. We’re all about reason; you’re mentally insane. There are a lot of lines being drawn these days, lines meant to distinguish the… Continue reading

A Christmas story

-with apologies to everyone expecting poignant family moments, angelic birth announcements, or Red Ryder rifles and leg lamps The back side Those hateful games, which made the spectacle of human suffering and death… Continue reading

The end is coming. IT IS CERTAIN.

Last New Year’s Eve I looked ahead to 2020. I thought it might be interesting today to look back at my prognostications. Will I get that promotion this year? (turns ball over) WITHOUT… Continue reading

All truth matters

Black lives matter. Of course. You know what else matters? TRUTH. I question whether those loudly and proudly condemning the police, certain politicians, and virtually all whites as racists believe that truth matters.… Continue reading

Want to join the circus?

“The idea of a loving God is incompatible with the idea of a god that’s going to send [people] to hell if they fail to jump through just the right hoops in just… Continue reading

Hold on….heaven awaits

The more the world goes to hell the more I long for heaven. Peace…goodness…love…joy. Everlasting perfect bliss without the slightest hint or danger of violence, deception, immorality, hatred, sadness, suffering or pain. This… Continue reading

There’s woke, and then there’s awake

  Wake up, people! This is what I imagine God shouting from heaven at various multitudes of lost and errant souls. Or maybe it’s what I frequently hear myself shouting from my chair.… Continue reading

We are his cause

A lot of us humans have a pet cause, which is one of the things that sets us apart from the animal kingdom…our pets don’t have a human cause. But, of course, I’m… Continue reading

Death is all about perspective

We need to be thinking about heaven. People are dying and families are grieving and government leaders are making life and death decisions. Do they know that this life is not all there… Continue reading

Fear that saves

Sign of the times: People are thinking about hell. I had over five times the number of hits on my blog post about hell in March alone (354) than I did in the… Continue reading

What about the unreached? Part 3

This matter of how one is saved is like a priceless gem that must be handled very carefully, and that has made me a little hesitant to make truth claims about it. My… Continue reading

What about the unreached? Part 2

Before I continue I need to emphasize that I am expressing my own views on the doctrine of salvation and do not represent any particular denomination or church. I freely admit that I… Continue reading

What about the unreached?

“A god who condemns an Amazonian tribesman who never even had a chance to hear of him to an eternity of suffering is not worthy of being worshipped.” The heart of the the… Continue reading

The end is coming. IT IS CERTAIN.

Will I get that promotion this year? (turns ball over) WITHOUT A DOUBT Yes! Will my boyfriend and I still be together next Christmas? (turns ball) MY SOURCES SAY NO Hmm. What do… Continue reading