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The tennet is that God hates the Sin but Loves The Sinner. Therefore God can be all loving, and forgive all sins, except that one.
I think people make a mistake by making up definitions of God. We put Him inside our own limitations and God just does not fit.
after such a thing would he remain in hell? Not according to the teachings of the Bible
If I am correct there are two unforgiveable sins - not believing and suicide...
Kinda sick how a twisted institution such as christianity and catholicism maintain their membership levels through the the threat of eternal damnation if you do not buy into their program.
As far as im concerned, nature is our god
And i don't think i've read that part where Jesus went around preaching hell and damnation.
My comment was in regards to the institution itself...you must have missed that, but hey, cool...
I didn't miss it.
The institution is supposedly founded on the teachings of Jesus so therefore my statement is relevant.
You don't have much faith in your...faith.
So, you're stating that this institution based their teachings on a carpenters philosophies...the same institution that meedles in government affairs, has a major problem with its 'employees' molesting children, hoardes fortunes rather than share the wealth with its Flock....
Hypocrisy seems to fit both your beloved institution as well as yourself.
anyway, if the kingdom of heaven can be found within, wouldnt that make heaven and god already part of you? im probably way off the mark though so please correct me
one of the strange things ive never understood, why do catholics symbolically eat the flesh of christ and drink his blood?
and why are so many religions fixated with material wealth? whilst in london i saw a priest or bishop (god only knows which one it was) wearing a gold cross larger than some gangster rappers bling.