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Originally posted by junior_smith
Christianity doesn't work for me for many reasons but the one particular reason is the following:
if there is a perfectly good atheist, who has a perfect life he does nothing bad, he won't go to heaven
but a mass murderer who beggs forgiveness, by saying hail-mary's or whatever, can go to heaven; even though he was a horrible person and may still be a horrible person
please help me out if i am wrong, this is what my friendas paster said to him after he asked his paster about the above.
thx for any help
[edit on 7-8-2004 by junior_smith]
Originally posted by mutehalo
when every word of the bible is taken literaly, it makes god out to be the biggest dick in the universe. why would anyone choose to serve such a god is completely beyond me. the thing is there is no such thing as a christian that takes every word of the bible literaly. and if there was, there probally on death row or something.
Originally posted by Tiza
But the whole meaning of this has been lost over time. "Nephesh" means a creature with oxygen in the blood. Humans are a living nephesh and so are animals. This word does not mean that you have a separate entity inside you as the word "soul" seems to indicate, ...