Q: I work with a woman who claims to be a Christian but she leads a pretty wild life and doesn’t seem to see anything wrong with it. When I confronted her about this, she said it doesn’t matter how she lives because Jesus will forgive her anyway. Is she right? — C.D.
- Many Christians believe that they will go to heaven only if they believe that Jesus died for them. … I think this is a lazy way for many to feel moral and righteous, since their actions don’t seem to matter, only their belief in a fictitious deity.
Three letters this month that deal with sin and redemption seem to be indicative of many Christians’ fear of hell and eternal torment. Christian churches (and I would guess many other organized religions) have always used fear as a means to control their faithful. I truly wish that more people would come to realize this, and break free of the oppression of organized religion and the irrationality of supernatural belief.
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