I have been speaking to followers of Islam. Which means ‘peace’ there Quran follows off from the Bibles story of Jacob and Esau. I hold Christian faith and values yet I am appreciative that the Quran respects scholars to ask, repeat ask and interpret as we too try to interpret an ancient language. The acccount of Sodom and Gomorrah from Lots perspective is much more graphic and the way it is written is in greater detail of the sin of mankind. The bibles account is more from a sheltered perspective. Yet draws parallels. A man told me of the story of one who was bedridden for 50 years and healed still could not answer where he was going. I have learned this Easter not to dismiss anothers religion when we are yet to fathom the interpretation of true grace and humility of our own. Despite beliefs we all grow from our own truths.
Happy Easter from Australia.
Hey all! How are you doing? I hope good. I didn’t post last week, because I didn’t read any critical piece that I felt deserved The Spotlight. I was actually quite busy, so if there was one, I would have missed it :(.
Well, today’s topic caught my eye, and it was truly an interesting read. Very thought provoking, indeed. The author makes an astonishing claim that Christians won’t be heading straight to Heaven when they die! I’ve actually thought so myself in light of Paul’s teaching on the rapture and resurrection of the dead, but other Scriptures which suggest otherwise, such as when Jesus said to the thief that “today, you will be with Me in Paradise” (Luke 23:43), have cause a little confusion for me. However, I believe it is time to dig deeper to know what the Bible teaches, so that we…
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