Why didn’t you worship Thor like you were supposed to? We put him in comic books and movies! What is wrong with you people??
Hell. It’s not just a destination, it’s the intergalactic, interdimensional chum bucket.
“But who gets into heaven?”
“The Mormons. Yes, the Mormons was the correct answer.”
- South Park
This strip is silly, obviously you’re wasting your time and dooming your immortal soul unless you worship the One True God, Cthulhu-FSM (there was a merger if you didn’t hear about it.)
And that’s what happens when the information is poorly processed.
To begin with, the “Prosperity Gospel” is unbiblical and idolatrous: it attempts to use God as a means to an end.
Second, what counts isn’t simply works, nor is it faith in the sense of mere intellectual assent to a claim. What matters is trust in God expressed through acts of love (Galatians 5:6 and elsewhere).
You see, God is the necessary interface between us and others—between us and ourselves, too, for that matter—because he is the one who truly knows us. Apart from God, I am very unlikely to know myself as I am, and trying to know anyone else is even harder.
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