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“The World is Going to Hell in a Handbasket!”

“O tempora, o mores!” Marcus Tullius Cicero growled these famous words to the Roman senate in the first century BC to decry the deterioration of civilized society. “Oh the times!” he lamented. “Oh the standards!” Today, over two thousand years

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Posted in Science Philosophy and History

Do Atheists Go to Heaven?

Do atheists go to heaven? For most atheists, the obvious answer is, “No.” Ironically, atheists agree with traditional Christians on this point. It’s just that atheists don’t think anyone else goes to heaven, either. And traditional Christians think that atheists

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Posted in All About God, Science Philosophy and History

Is Heaven Physical? Can Angels Play Tennis?

In a comment on my recent article, “The Afterlife: It’s Not as Different as you Think!” a reader named Richard Neer responded to my statement that angels go through their daily life in much the same way we do here

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Posted in Science Philosophy and History, The Afterlife

Can God Fail?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Achilles: I just read in one of your articles that before Jesus – God had sent many priests and prophets in an ATTEMPT to…

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Posted in All About God

From Literal Slavery to Spiritual Freedom

In Exodus 6:5–6, God said to Moses: I have heard the groaning of the Israelites whom the Egyptians are holding as slaves, and I have remembered my covenant. Say therefore to the Israelites, “I am the Lord, and I will

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Posted in The Bible Re-Viewed

How can we have Faith when So Many Bad Things happen to So Many Good People? Part 2

Click here for Part 1 of this article. In Part 1, we talked about the painful struggles of life, our questioning of God, and how coming to realize that we don’t understand the way God runs this universe is a

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Posted in Pain and Suffering, Science Philosophy and History

Is the Bible a Book of Absolute Nonsense?

A reader named John recently left this comment on the post, “Curses or Consequences: Did God Really Curse Adam and Eve?“ I think it’s the same as 99.85% of the worlds Scientists .. That man evolved and the bible is

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Posted in Science Philosophy and History, The Bible Re-Viewed

Containers for God

This article is a sequel to the previous one, “Wavicles of Love.” If God is infinite, how can there be room for anything else? Wouldn’t everything just be a part of God? If God is infinite and therefore is present

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Posted in Science Philosophy and History

Wavicles of Love

There is an ancient theory that the deeper we look into the nature of reality, the simpler it gets. The Greek philosopher Democritus (c. 460 – c. 370 BC) is often given credit for being the originator of the idea

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Posted in Science Philosophy and History

Divine Love and Wisdom, by Emanuel Swedenborg

How did God create the universe? What does the universe say about God . . . and about the human psyche? This highly philosophical work will expand the boundaries of your mind, revealing many deep mysteries of the cosmos, the

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