Archive for February, 2012

How Can We Teach Children How to Go to Heaven?

Monday, February 27th, 2012

We need to teach our children how to go to heaven, and what Christianity is all about.  From God’s point of view, our purpose here on earth is to bring glory, honor, and praise to Him.  From our point of view, this means that we need to develop a relationship with God that will last throughout our lifetime on earth, and forever in heaven.  So, it’s only natural that we want to know how to go to heaven. 

There’s a song called “I Wasn’t There, But I Believe It Happened,” and I think that the words of this song explain what Christianity teaches about how to go to heaven, and it does so in a way that children, as well as adults, can understand. 

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On the “Fringe” of Reality

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Although I’m not a fanatic, I’ve become interested in the TV show Fringe–especially the biblical metaphors.  Some stand out more than others: 

– The alternate universes – Good vs. evil
– Time travel – Eternity
– Walter Bishop – God
– Peter Bishop – Jesus Christ
– Olivia Dunham – The Holy Spirit
– Observers – Angels
– Shapeshifters – Demons 
– Massive Dynamic – The Bible
– Transporting between universes – Salvation and Death

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