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Our fathers thought that everything in this world came from some other realm...

…that all ideas of right and wrong came from above; that conscience dropped from the clouds; that the darkness was filled with imps from perdition, and the day with angels from heaven; that souls had been breathed into man by Jehovah. 179 more words

Religion

Because he lives..

The resurrection of Jesus is a victory against death.

The resurrection of Jesus is a victory against sin. (Romans 6:23 The wages of sin is death) 95 more words

Sin

Movie Review: The Last Temptation of Christ (marked spoilers)

“Is there a story,” I once asked myself, “where instead of an ordinary person being propped up on a pedestal and touted as a Christ figure, the reverse happens?” I’d long imagined Jesus and Mary Magdalene enjoying an evening in a corner diner, savoring life at its most mundane as any of us might do. 4,361 more words

Movie Reviews

Many of the clergy are now ashamed to say that they believe in devils.

The belief has become ignorant and vulgar. They are ashamed of the lake of fire and brimstone. It is too savage.

At the same time they do not wish to give up the inspiration of the Bible. 352 more words

Christianity

Dealing With A Defeated Lion

“Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.  Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. 373 more words

Devotionals

Beware Prophet Peden on the Bass Rock

The Fortress Prison on the Bass Rock

Patrick Walker tells two stories about Alexander Peden’s imprisonment on the Bass Rock between 1674 and his banishment in 1678. 393 more words

History

Child abuse and Catholicism can go hand in hand

Honestly, I don’t know where to start this piece, this is the fourth first sentence I’ve tried and the fact that it got this far is making me stick with it. 808 more words