Tag Archives: sin

Is Heaven like North Korea?

Instead of simply creating a perfect place for everyone to be, God allowed free will for us to decide if we want to go to the perfect place for eternity.  Now, this poses some difficulties. Sin comes with free will.  … Continue reading

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Hockey and the Bible!

Yes, I’m going there.  Hockey and the Bible! So you say Heaven and Hell are places we go after we’re done living?  I’m not so sure about that.  I am more of the impression that Heaven and Hell exist within … Continue reading

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Clarification of “Sin”

In my earlier post, “Can “Sin” be defined simply?“, I draw connection from sin to selfishness. “When one’s selfishness is to the point of affecting others in a negative way, that’s sin.” I haven’t been perfectly comfortable with that definition, and … Continue reading

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Why do Christians treat sinners so poorly?

One key thing I learned from reading the Bible is that Jesus brought understanding and release from sin to others through love and connection. Christians tend to battle sin with control and regulation.  Look at how fiercely some Christians want … Continue reading

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Can “Sin” be defined simply?

This seems to be a big sticking point.  Many Christians go straight to the specific acts listed as sins in the Bible to determine what is sinful.  The Bible does cover a lot of selfish, harmful actions as sins.  Basically … Continue reading

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