Tag: give account

Paradise Lost

Students of the bible correctly believe that faithful followers of Christ will be found in Paradise upon death.  However, not all believe that some in Paradise will not make it to the final reward.  This seems counterintuitive.  Paradise is a place of rest in the presence of God.  How could a person make it to Paradise but not to Heaven? The mention of paradise produces visions of aesthetic gardens.  The word paradise is derived from ...

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Careful What You Say

Have you paid close attention to your speech recently? Many of us say things that should embarrass us if we truly understood what we said. The words that we chose to express ourselves are important. According to Matthew 12:32-37, we will give an account to God for every idle word that we speak. Let us make sure that we understand what kinds of words that God finds unacceptable. Respect and Reverence for God God is ...

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