Only a fraction of Christ’s Words and Deeds are recorded in the Gospels (John 21:25). Truth be told, Jesus says more in the Old Testament than He does in the New Testament (wink).
“And, while with silent lifting mind I’ve trod the high untrespassed sanctity of space, put out my hand, and touched the Face of God.” – John Gillespie Magee, Jr.
Sometimes an object can best be described not by stating what it is, but by stating what it is not.
I love white people–and for good reason: God created them. And God never created anything that He did not love.
The difference was stark: thousands of years of religious pagan darkness withering under the illuminating Light of The Living God’s Gospel of Grace!
What is the point of all religion (at least from a Western Civilization perspective)? TO ESCAPE DAMNATION.
Guilt is used throughout our society as a source of motivation and a method of control.
I like writing about elephants: injustices, unjust laws and societal mores that drive the human species towards Extinction. Today’s Elephant is not Divorce (which is but a symptom) but the underlying, life-less, self-destructive mindset which has been the bane of every great civilization from the Sumerians to the Mayans.
“Religious suffering is, at one and the same time, the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.” – Karl Marx
Perhaps apart from the axioms of basic mathematics and the inevitability of death, the majority of society appears to have accepted the philosophy that truth is relative. That is to say: what may be considered as fact to you may be considered falsehood to me.