What happens to people who never hear about Jesus? (4 Views)

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7 Minute Read Is it fair for God to treat people who have honestly never heard this stuff the same way he treats people who knowingly reject him? Is ignorance as bad as an intentional embrace of evil? Christians have historically answered these questions three ways, positing theories that are today called exclusivism, inclusivism, and postmortem evangelism.

Revelation’s climactic verse is dirty & powerful (how to avoid spiritual STDs)

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3 Minute Read I grew up around charts. Big. Scary. Charts. Can you relate? And on these charts were several pictures accompanied by verse labels and a timeline. Oh, yeah, gotta have the timeline figured out. These always came with the acknowledgement that no one could truly know the day or the hour. …

Jesus’ Radical Kingdom Reformation within Judaism (and some stuff about The Reformation)

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7 Minute Read ust like Luther, and the later reformers 500 years ago, the message of Jesus upset the gatekeepers of religious boundaries.
Whenever this happens, the gatekeepers must decide if they are going to tear down the arbitrary gates and redefine who is “in.” Or will they resist as though the movement of God is limited by human boundaries?