Numerous people are earning themselves a fortune as teachers of the prosperity gospel. God wants you wealthy, healthy and happy, they say, and show you just how wealthy, healthy, and "happy" they are... Don't say anything negative, because you will be stopping God from working in your life to make you all that you would … Continue reading IS THERE A DARK SIDE TO JESUS AND THE NEW TESTAMENT?
"Man is born to trouble as surely as sparks fly upward", observed Solomon. Sometimes, perhaps often, we all feel the same way about life... More recently, Bob Dylan wrote in his song "Trouble" Trouble in the water, trouble in the air Go all the way to the other side of the world, you’ll find trouble … Continue reading TROUBLE
We suffer as does all life on earth. Neo-Darwinists put this down to evolution, and if that's true then suffering, trouble and problems are natural and normal and we have nothing to complain about-all we can do is attempt to minimize our suffering. Under evolution the strong and the beautiful should survive and procreate and … Continue reading UNDERSTANDING THE DARK SIDE OF GOD
All ye who are weak and squeamish... all ye who are already teetering on the edge of that great chasm of despair...all ye who cannot bear to see truth in all its gory frightening detail...be warned! Herein lies your very own darkest nightmare! Enter ye not without strength, fortitude and courage...! Greetings, fellow travelers in … Continue reading LUKE, REY, AND THE DARK SIDE OF GOD
If there is a God, why do so many bad things happen? Is God really everything we want to think he is...or is he something altogether different? More specifically, is there a "dark side" to the God of the Bible? The concept of the "dark side" of George Lucas' "Force" in Star Wars is compelling in … Continue reading DOES GOD HAVE A DARK SIDE?