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Re: Jesus is Savior Sigismund

Posted by IAMtheWalrus on June 3, 2008, at 10:43:18

In reply to Re: Jesus is Savior, posted by Sigismund on June 3, 2008, at 0:33:35

> I'm not sure that I understand the ideas of sacrifice and a saviour.
>
> I don't see how sacrifice is (so to speak) transferrable, and I'm bothered that God should choose this method (if indeed He has).
>
> And while I have no difficulty understanding original sin and the fall, I can't see how we can be saved from it.
> Some versions of Christianity would respond by offering me eternal life (resurrection of the body), which I do not want, not even with every tear wiped from every eye.
> (Of course, as someone remarked, if life after death has been arranged, what I think about it will be beside the point.)
>
> I'm not sure I want too much hope either.
> Hope seems to me a thing we should be wary of.
>

If it wasn't for hope, i would have capped myself over 25 yrs. ago. Have you been let down/ disappointed a lot in your life? I wonder why you would be wary of hope? The hope of my salvation keeps me going day after day.

-W


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