Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Just A Thought ...

I am beginning to think people want there to

be punishment and damnation, so that the 

promise of salvation from it, feels like a

reward for all of their efforts at being 

righteous.


It must seem too simple to not have anything 

to escape from.

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  1. Or anything to make them feel better than others... The high horse and all.

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  2. People that are fine with labeling themselves as Christian, do often feel they are entitled above everyone who reject the label. I will hear them say, I don't judge, God does. Then they turn right around and share a judgment. They feel qualified to judge because they believe God will "back them up" because of the label.

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  3. They also love to slap each other on the backs. I try to be tolerant of them but I cannot lie. They make me want to cringe very often. I even have family members and friends who I often avoid. I feel guilty for doing this but I can only take so much self-righteousness and condemnation with a fake smile and friendly nod of the head. I once had a friend directly tell me, "Sophia, you're a nice person, but you're going to Hell."

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    1. I have been engaged with an old English teacher of mine from way back in the 8th grade. She is a devout Christian and has been trying to tell me, in subtle ways, that I do not know what I am talking about. She actually told me, "I just don't believe I am going to see you in Heaven." Is that spoken like a true, judgmental Christian or what?

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