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Get Into Heaven With —THE WHOLE SOUL WORK-OUT!

Discussion in '2007 Archive' started by moondg, Aug 26, 2007.

  1. moondg

    moondg Member
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    Jan 11, 2004
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    BOSTON, Mass. — "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied," said Bible scholar Douglas Carter of the Massachusetts Center of Religious Truth. "Everyone knows those words from Matthew. But until now, no one grasped what that statement truly meant."

    According to Dr. Carter's interpretation, Jesus was indicating to humankind that morality is literally food for the soul.

    "The spirit needs to stay fit, just like the body," said Dr. Carter. "If you eat too much junk food, your body gets fat. Similarly, if you sin too much, your soul will also get flabby.

    "You see, Jesus chose his words carefully," Dr. Carter went on. "He said ‘hunger and thirst.’ It's a nutritional analogy. By being morally upright, you eat and drink righteousness, which is non-fat. By committing sin, you consume evil. And evil is very high-caloric for the soul."

    Dr. Carter's theory has also put a whole new spin on the concept of the afterlife.

    "There's a practical reason why sinners don't go to Heaven,” he went on. “Their souls are just too heavy. They sink through the clouds and into Hell from all that weight. It takes a certain spiritual physique to ascend to paradise. Have you ever heard of fat angels? Fat demons, certainly, but not fat angels. Those wings can only handle so much mass."

    Unfortunately, if this discovery holds true it will be unpleasant news for many Christians.

    "They're used to the idea of repentance and absolution," said Dr. Carter. "However, if I'm correct, it will take a lot more than repenting one’s sins to get into Heaven. It will take a spiritual weight-loss regimen. Being aggressively good and cheerful, like TV weather people.

    “I have a feeling that only the dear departed know what true morbid obesity is." Has anyone heard of this nut.
  2. Don

    Don Well-Known Member
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    Oct 7, 2000
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    Sounds like this nutcase was sitting around, inhaling something, and said, "what if." Then he passed it on to a couple of his buddies, who probably replied, "that's cool, dude!" And thus was born the latest fad....

    (not to mention, it literally reeks of works-based salvation)
  3. Bro. Williams

    Bro. Williams New Member

    Jun 14, 2007
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    wow. that is so absurd it is hard to believe it is a true story.
  4. mcdirector

    mcdirector Active Member

    Jul 11, 2005
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    Well, good grief!