Originally Posted by _Joy_:
Originally Posted by Magpie:
Where have I been???????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
If I were a betting woman, and I'm not, I'd put my money on spending every free moment lying about complete strangers on the internet.
Anyone who has been here a while and discussed religion with me would know that I believe in once saved, always saved.
Deep it just occurred to me; I know there must be some element of fear, however small it might be, that upon your being deceased you soul could be whisked away to eternal torment. According to some on here you could assure that this is not the ultimate case for you. You could, for some short period, adopt the doctrine of Joy; once saved always saved, then return to your Godless ways of sin and upon receiving corruption enjoy salvation. Not a bad deal.
As you know, I have wrestled with how Joy could claim to be “Captain Christian” yet she sins against me, while taking a band of atheistic’cs and naughties into her bosom on that xxx-rated forum of iniquity.
Now I understand; the sins don’t count. That my friend is called designer religion.
Two kinds of religion:
1. Decorator kind. Made up of anything available at the moment ,possibly tacky to the untrained eye, hodge podge, inconsistent in color co-ordination, appealing to the non-affluent but workable.
2. Designer kind. Well researched then constructed in such a way as not to appear as unpleasant baggage to the user but allows the aire of freedom in any circumstance where sin might be the order of the day.
You know like drinking, cussin’, smoking’, dippin’, chewing etc……and oooooooooohh the nasty stuff.