Originally Posted by cosmo20002
I know people who claim to be devout Christians, but they maintain the "there are many paths to heaven" thing. Well, if they think one doesn't need to embrace Jesus to get there, are they truly Christian? I don't think that they know that they are SUPPOSED to believe one has to embrace Jesus to make the cut. Or maybe they are just trying to humor me and don't want to admit that they think I'm going to hell. In that case, I'm offended that they aren't trying to save me. Jerks.
The love of Christ and the gift of grace are, IMHO, far too sweeping and precious to be contained within the rules of any religion, the confines of this universe nor are they offered only for the term of your brief instant on this planet.