If a person believes in God, then they understand that people are praying for their comfort. Also, it is our way of saying “our condolences”. There is not much else a person can do for those who have lost loved ones, what else can one do for them?
Now, those that say it can work with their state government to find a way to get guns out of the hands of criminals and out of the black market and make better laws for those with mental health issues to make sure they are unable to get a gun. Also, stop bullies
Who’s to say that person did not mean both?
Or human arrogance to think there is nothing greater than us that requires our obedience
Fear is an interesting word. Did it mean the same thing in context then as we seem to think it does now, or was it a bad translation?
Not a Universalist, but I do not recall anywhere in the scriptures saying etenal punishment, will have the look
There is one religion that believes that all but a very small handful will go to Heaven, but there will still be a separation of sorts between in accordance to your obedience to His law’s
That’s not common core math
We have two hours of church, and today was fast and testimony day, which means that people get up from the congregation and testify to the truths of the Gospel. The second hour is Sunday school where we separate into classes according to age groups and talk about the lessons from the scriptures. And, as someone else has said, could have been they had to be there by 9am