Geoff FOWLER wrote: > >>> Chet favored us with the following: > >And every Protestant church I've dealt with has the > >doctrine that True Christians will be neutered angels > >in Heaven, with no more feeling for their spouse than > >one would have for a faithful brother or sister. > > If that is what they are expecting, and desire, then they'll get it. > That's the terrestrial kingdom in a nutshell!
What's especially ironic is that - despite what their churches' doctrines are - almost every member of those churches believe that their marriages (current or otherwise) are meant to last forever. > > I believe, however, that if they would just allow the Spirit to whisper > to their hearts how much more wonderful it would be to have their family > for eternity, then perhaps many would grasp onto that and learn of the > true Church. Yup. So why are we so stubborn and resistant (and I count myself) to the whisperings of the Spirit? Darned ol' Natural Man! > Ol' Scratch seems to be doing quite a number on families > these days however, and it makes it a little tougher for people to see > past their family problems and see their families for what they could > really be: a source of true happiness and joy forever. And the opposite - that the lack of family is the literal Hell. > > Your brother, > Geoff Thanks, Geoff! You have a knack for making things just a bit clearer. *jeep! --Chet "Start by doing what's necessary, then what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible." ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^================================================================ This email was sent to: email@example.com EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n.YXJjaGl2 Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] T O P I C A -- Register now to manage your mail! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/register ==^================================================================