sapphireseve wrote:How can you possibly consider a newborn a sinner? What in heavens name could they possibly have done?
A newborn can't be a sinner. I'm not an expert on Christian dogma, but it's my understanding that all children, infants, toddlers, and what else have you, can't be sinners as they don't fully understand what a sin is. It's generally accepted among the christians that if the Rapture were to occur tomorrow, all the children would go with the non-sinners to heaven, as they're considered innocent.
Speaking of the Rapture, can we please speed this along some? Really. I can't wait for it to happen. It really amuses me, that if the Rapture were to occur tomorrow, I believe, more non-Christians would ascend to heaven than 'Christians'. As silly as this may sound, pagans, and wiccans in particular, more often than not, strive for a 'Christ-like' life. They look to further better themselves, to help others, to love everyone, and to treat everyone with respect. These ideals are definitely what Jesus Christ was trying to teach the people 2000 years ago, but it appears to show up more in the non-christians than it does in the christians. Where did the christians lose their way? I don't believe Christ was the son of God, but I know he was a great man that tried to teach people how to respect each other. Sadly, his teachings would be as mis-understood now as they were 2000 years ago.