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Matthews: Jesus Preaches Mostly Compassion For Poor--Never About Hell

dreadnaught/13 Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 2:38 AM
Anathema? Maybe this heroic saint feels he has authority to curse another believer in Christ; Do I have to worry?

I assume that the majority of those who listened to this statement of ignorance took Matthews at his word. Let me correct him: No other person in the entire Bible spoke of "fire and brimstone" (Hell) more than Jesus Christ himself.

As for the "smells and bells" pomp of the Catholic Church, Matthews is right when he asks, "What does this have to do with Jesus? What does this have to do with Christianity?"

Answer: Nothing.

One more thing Chris: What "separates" Christianity from all other faiths is not "compassion," it is that Christians believe our...