Christians don’t have to love others–only followers of Jesus do

 

Love one another: A requirement for being followers of Jesus.We forget that Jesus was not a Christian. He was born Jewish and the cross on which he was sadistically murdered labeled him as “King of the Jews.” Perhaps that explains why so many Christians are not followers of Jesus. Instead, they boldly and consistently trample on what is said to be his core commandment: Love ye one another, as I have loved you. Read More

We bear false witness against the most unlikely suspect: God

God depicted as expelling Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden

Weapon-bearing God is depicted on this cathedral window in Brussels, Belgium, banishing disobedient Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden.

In a judge-not-lest-ye-be-judged world, perhaps so many of us are convinced that God will  judge us harshly because we so boldly and blithely do the same to God. Even more sassy, we actually bear false witness against God; so the expectation that something horrific will befall us is both reasonable—and reciprocal.

Imagine this: You answer your door and police announce that you’re under arrest on suspicion of mass murder.

Huh? Read More