You’re not as saved as you think

So now you’re a Christian. You’ve listened to the street preacher or that Christian at work and you’ve accepted Christ. You’re saved and going to Heaven when you die. Or are you? You’re not going to Heaven that’s for sure, … Continue reading

Another name for confirmation bias

Most Christians admit to a belief in the Holy Spirit. The majority also subscribe to the notion that this manifestation of God (or Jesus?) guides them in their spiritual journey, supernaturally from within. The Holy Spirit, the Bible says, lives … Continue reading

How To Be Saved (Possibly)

Personal righteousness, that’s how. Who says so? Not Paul, that’s for sure; he thinks you get right with God by accepting the salvation made possible by Jesus death (Romans 1.16-17). Jesus on the other hand thinks it’s by being righteous. … Continue reading

Idiotic Stuff Jesus Said 3: Whoever Is Not With Me Is Against Me

Jesus is reported as saying both that ‘Whoever is not against us is for us’ (Mark 9.40) and ‘Whoever is not with me is against me’ (Luke 11.23). What he doesn’t seem to realise is that these two statements, each … Continue reading

Idiotic stuff Jesus said 2: You need never have another bad hair day

Don’tcha just love him? Jesus says that whatever else happens, Christians will never, ever have a bad hair day. They may have limbs lopped from their bodies and they may be crucified just as he was, but – blessed assurance! … Continue reading

Christians’ Favourite Delusions 17: You get saved by being washed in the blood of the lamb (Romans 5.9 etc)

Not according to Jesus you don’t. And you’d think he being the Son of God – not to mention ‘the lamb’ in question – he’d be in a position to know. So how does Jesus say you find salvation? No … Continue reading

And another three things…

Following on from last time’s post, here, below the picture, are some more points I hold to be true. Human behaviour, not sin. There is no such thing as sin and we don’t need God’s forgiveness for it. Sin is … Continue reading

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

So I’m saved now. Saved? From what? My sins. Your sins. Right. How’d this happen then? My friend Marcus told me about a new Saviour. And how did Marcus know about a new Saviour? Gaius told him. And Gaius? His … Continue reading

Is Jesus the Saviour, the Messiah and the Son of God?

Is Jesus the Saviour, the Messiah, and the Son of God? No, no and no. We know he’s not the Saviour because he hasn’t saved anyone. Every single person who has believed in him over the last 2,000 years has … Continue reading

Just Like Jesus

Early in the first letter of John, we read, By this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments. The one who says, “I have come to know Him,” and does not keep His … Continue reading