Mudcat Café message #80376 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #11000   Message #80376
Posted By: Penny S.
21-May-99 - 02:33 AM
Thread Name: Religious (or otherwise) Doorknockers. (BS)
Subject: RE: Religious (or otherwise) Doorknockers. (BS)
Kb, I think you are going to get more listeners if you say what attracts you to Jesus, and what his friendship means to you than basing your argument on sin and the threat of hell. One of the points about eternity is that whatever it is, it is not any sort of time, so saying that it is a long one is beside the point. We cannot know what it is going to be like. You are supposed to tell us that, through Christ, we can know what God is like. He said that. And, fig trees aside, he was not someone who I sense was ready to write people off, or to set up what Rabbi Lionel Blue has called a concentration camp from which there is no exit. And, if I am wrong, and God is like that, then God is not worthy of love or worship. Which is not what I know in prayer. God has not drawn me by threats, but by love.
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