religion

Would a loving God send someone to Hell?

Of all the plot formulas in literature, perhaps the most popular and enduring is that of the epic journey. The reader who follows Frodo as he walks to Rivendell or Harry Potter as he hunts down Voldemort’s horcruxes quickly becomes a participant in the journey. Sharing in the adventure and the danger of the road, the reader realizes that he has also, in the process, made a pilgrimage into his own soul.

Did Jesus have to die for our sins?

Two things happen when we sin: one to God and one to ourselves.

When we sin, God is offended because it is His Law that we are breaking.

Also, when we sin, we also die. We don’t die right there on the spot, but we do make it a certainty that we will face a death that is far more severe.

Sin, even the slightest, kills us (Rom. 6:23)…