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Old 13-06-2018, 12:57 PM   #40
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Originally Posted by Firewand View Post
I think all that not entering into heaven because of this that and the other is just a load of old dogmatic biblical rubbish. I'm pretty sure in the grand scheme of things that an all loving creator wouldn't shut the door on anyone just because they had fear in their heart at the moment that 10ft grizzly had you for supper.. All human emotions are deeply embedded in our design. For good reason. The important thing is to not let irrational fear control you. It's perfectly natural to feel a sense of fear if a 12 ft tiger shark bumps you while snorkeling. That's the little man in your head telling you that it's probably a good idea that you get out of the water. Like pretty sharpish.
Then you don't get it FW
If you genuinely believe in heaven and have a clean mind body and spirit, and have walked the walk, how can you fear death?
How can a 12ft grizzly bear frighten you when you KNOW you won't actually taste death, but the experience will take you straight to the place your soul longs to be?
Living in our reptilian brain r complex is fight or flight, completely physical defence mechanism that is only of the body, nothing to do with the eternal soul.
"Be in this world, but not of it"

You are entitled to your opinion, if you think living in any kind of fear helps you in your quest to find true salvation then you crack on mate.

The true Christians from 33 - 300 AD who were thrown to the lions and gladiators shown no fear, they welcomed death and forgive their killers and hoped they too found salvation before it's too late...
This frightened the Roman Empire to its core, forcing them to adopt Christianity and to change the message from forgiveness equals salvation, to pray in our churches for salvation..

How is it possible to connect with the Christ mind when one is in some type of fear and thus in fight or flight mode?
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