John Shore recently authored a commentary for Patheos entitled, “What Christianity Without Hell Looks Like.” Patheos is a website providing information about various religions.
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N.T. Wright’s book, “Surprised by Hope” just keeps on giving. I recently found a another thought-provoking gem. In the chapter on Paradise, Purgatory and Hell, Wright states that “Judgment – the sovereign declaration that this is good and to be upheld and vindicated, and that is evil and to be condemned – is the only alternative to chaos. 561 more words
Text: Luke 2:22-35
This morning we will be looking at the narrative of Simeon and his recognition of the young Jesus as the messiah. This text should sound familiar, or at least part of it should, because we sing “the Song of Simeon” at the end of our service each week. 2,258 more words