Heaven and Hell are Two Sides of the Same Coin

Two sides to every coin

To every coin there are two sides. Seems simple right? A couple days ago I criticized all the pastors around the country that have criticized Pastor Bell of Michigan for teaching that there is no hell. But just as a coin has two sides, this issue also has two sides. The existence of hell is necessary for Christianity to have purpose, for if you can’t be damned to hell, neither can you be saved from it. Without hell, there is no need for Jesus and those who criticize Pastor Bell…

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What do Mormons believe? | the short version

What do Mormons belief?

The formal name of the church is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. They are called Mormons because of their belief that The Book of Mormon is a holy book on equal ground as the Holy Bible. It started out as a derisive term, but has since gained acceptance as a simpler way of referring to the denomination of believers. Sometimes the long church name is shortened to the initials LDS. The Mormon Church was founded in 1830 in New York State by Joseph Smith. Ten years prior…

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What do Christians Believe? | Calvinists

John Calvin

Early in the 16th Century John Calvin revived the teachings of Augustine and developed the doctrines, which are now known as the five points of Calvinism. Total Depravity – this is the doctrine of original sin, and that all man is inherently evil. Unconditional Election – this is predestination.  God chooses who will go to heaven and who will be damned. What man does is of no consequence; God is sovereign and omnipotent, unilaterally deciding the fate of all. Limited Atonement – Jesus died only for those predestined to be…

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