I suspect that the complete biblical idea of forgiveness involves repentance on the part of the one being forgiven. Mark 1:4 (NIV) 4 And so John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. Actually, the following seems to make it very clear. Luke 17:3-4 (NIV) 3 … Continue reading Forgiveness involves repentance
Jesus’ actual existence as a real person is basically a historical fact. But I find it completely irrelevant for convincing anyone to become a Christian. Even if Jesus somehow actually rose from the dead, it’s still not particularly relevant. Because power has no relevance to morality. Jesus can die and resurrect as many times as … Continue reading Did Jesus really exist? Frankly, I don’t give a sh*t.
Some people enjoy saying things like “you shouldn’t judge”, when practically they are really saying “I don’t agree with your judgement, and I don’t realise that I too am making a judgement of my own.” Making judgement is actually a practical necessity, whenever anyone has to make some kind of decision or choice. When a … Continue reading “You shouldn’t judge”
Christians in general merely pay lip service to wanting to know objective truth (whether knowingly or unknowingly), because they do not seem at all interested in the logically prior concern of what is the objectively correct way to obtain objective truth. They seldom ever grow out of the naive and utterly inadequate test of “sounds … Continue reading “Objective truth” requires an “objective test”