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MORALITY, SPIRITUALITY, AND FOLLOWING THE RULES

You’ve heard it countless times: “if we make an exception for you, we will have to make it for everyone.” Maybe you’ve even said it to someone yourself. The thinking behind this statement seems to be that making an exception … Continue reading

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CAN ANY SIN FINALLY SEPARATE US FROM GOD?

One thing I find especially encouraging in the Bible is the infrequency of its allusions to unforgivable offenses. In fact, they come down to one kind of action only, “blaspheming the Holy Spirit.” Mark’s Gospel defines this as attributing the … Continue reading

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WHAT THE AFTERLIFE CANNOT BE LIKE

What happens to us after we die? The most sensible answer to this question — the one that relies most on sensory evidence — is that we return to the dust from which our atoms have come. This answer may … Continue reading

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IS THERE AN UNFORGIVABLE SIN?

One thing I find especially encouraging in the Bible is the infrequency of its allusions to unforgivable offenses. In fact, they come down to one kind of action only, “blaspheming the Holy Spirit.” Mark’s Gospel defines this as attributing the … Continue reading

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MORALITY, SPIRITUALITY, AND FOLLOWING THE RULES

You’ve heard it countless times: “if we make an exception for you, we will have to make it for everyone.” Maybe you’ve even said it to someone yourself. The thinking behind this statement seems to be that making an exception … Continue reading

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MUST MORAL AND RELIGIOUS PEOPLE ALWAYS FOLLOW THE RULES?

You’ve heard it countless times: “if we make an exception for you, we will have to make it for everyone.” Maybe you’ve even said it to someone yourself. The thinking behind this statement seems to be that making an exception … Continue reading

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WAITING FOR THE RAPTURE

For many Christians, a major purpose of faith is to make the world ready for Jesus Christ’s return in glory to usher in the end of the world. Here is how they expect the scenario to unfold: First, those who … Continue reading

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IS THERE AN UNFORGIVABLE SIN?

One thing I find especially encouraging in the Bible is the infrequency of its allusions to unforgivable offenses. In fact, they come down to one kind of action only, “blaspheming the Holy Spirit.” Mark’s Gospel defines this as attributing the … Continue reading

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