Comments on: Texas Baptists: not enough fire, brimstone … or heaven Religion, faith and ethics Sat, 23 Apr 2016 23:25:07 +0000 hourly 1 By: steve Tue, 19 Feb 2008 15:05:16 +0000 Well, one cannot know God unless He draw him. You might certainly be a vessel of dishonor, ready to do your part in the chastisement of God’s children, to perfect their faith, then off to judgement for you.

But not that baptists would know the difference with their escapism theology of the rapture that DOES NOT reconcile with God’s word, but is a twisting of minute scripture.

You see, the SUM of thy word is truth. Sum means nothing left out. It must agree with it all. So, some would say it cannot be. Those some do not have the discernment of the spirit to establish that perfect understanding and therefore believe the truth in error.

Lo, the time is upon us and your divisiveness will set your path.

But let him who is righteous continue, and he who is not, not.

By: heaven Fri, 08 Feb 2008 04:24:37 +0000 Seriously.. do these guys think that by beating us over the head with there religions and beliefs that we are all going to beg for our souls to be saved.. Why should we..there is no given that there is a heaven in the afterlife..

You give me proof and I might consider it. In the meantime I will just keep my

By: Asinus Gravis Wed, 06 Feb 2008 22:08:04 +0000 If only those Dixie Baptists would read the Bible they so loudly claim to believe to be the Word of God!

They would discover that not all preachers are called to be prophets.

They would discover that not all prophets talked about hell or brimstone.

They would discover that the earliest Christians did not shout hell and brimstone at people.

They would discover that the secret to the growth of the early churches was in how they lived and acted–they loved each other–not in terrorizing other people.

It is no wonder that the Dixie Baptists are over the hill and on the decline–they lost track of the gospel of Jesus of Nazareth.