Junior Ganymede
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Let Him Who is Filthy, Be Filthy Still

June 22nd, 2015 by G.

The tragic vision of Mormon Christianity has four dimensions.

The first tragedy is that growth can only come through suffering and death.

The second tragedy is that free will means people can choose with finality to reject God and damn themselves.

The third tragedy is the tragedy that those we love can only grow through suffering and death and sometimes choose not to grow. Love holds us hostage to them, and it has to, or else it wouldn’t be love.

The fourth tragedy is that people miss out on growth that they are capable of, because they refuse to take the steps that would get them there. And perhaps nothing can be done about this.

 

That fourth tragedy deserves a little explanation. (more…)

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June 22nd, 2015 12:00:50

The Formula for Christian Life

June 24th, 2014 by G.

There is no formula for Christian life – extremes are corrupt, and the middle ground is slippery.

-thus Bruce Charlton.

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June 24th, 2014 07:44:52

Perfect Justice and Infinite Mercy

April 12th, 2013 by G.

Elder Christofferson preached Sunday that the aim of the gospel is to draw down “perfect justice and infinite mercy” from heaven. The phrase stuck with me. Perfect justice and infinite mercy. (more…)

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