CHRIST IS RISEN! And, as Paul wrote, if he be not raised, then our faith is in vain and we are still in our sins. That’s the point of the day commonly called Easter.
Sadly, evangelical rock star Rob Bell, the focus of a new article in TIME (“What if Hell Doesn’t Exist?”), is making a splash with his universalist manifesto, Love Wins. If Bell is right and Hell will ultimately be empty, then the Crucifixion and Resurrection have no real meaning. In our view, Bell is leading people over a theological cliff.
Also: royal wedding and line of succession; beatification of John Paul II (on Beltane); rumored discovery of the God particle; a vision of Mary in the sun (link to video); the “Arab Awakening”; four years since Madeleine McCann disappeared; Newt Gingrich and Michelle Bachmann appear at Liberty University with Rick Joyner and other “new apostles”; the Great Central U.S. Shakeout (either last Tuesday, the 19th, or next Thursday, the 28th, depending on who you read); and a new perfume inspired by the scent of human blood.
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