Showing posts from May, 2019

My Struggle with Pornography (And Why Pornography is Bad)

So, I'm going to come out about something very personal that I've been hiding for a while. Also, discretion is advised on this blog, since this is about a very adult topic. Because the subject matter I am going to be talking about today, is the subject of pornography. The truth is, I have been struggling with pornography for 9 years and counting. I remember my first exposure to pornography was when I was 16 years old. When I was in public school, public school acquaintances were all talking an unmentionable anime that they said was so awful and that it was the worst anime ever. So, out of teenage curiosity, I looked it up and gave it a watch. That's when I found out all too late that what I was watching was a hentai, which is the official name for anime porn. It was a shock to my virgin eyes, as I watched the episode of the anime from start to finish in horror. I felt dirty, no longer an innocent boy, now that I had seen pornography under the age of 18. It was then that I

Torment or Annihilation? Examining the fate of the wicked

Today we're going to talk about a topic that is rather uncomfortable, but is very much a big part of the Gospel. Today we're going to talk about hell. While the Gospel is the Good News, there is Bad News that goes along with it, which is that the wicked, those who don't not accept Christ and repent of sin, will be going to hell, to suffer torment for all eternity. You would think that this is an accepted doctrine in all of Christianity, since it's what you hear so much. However, it turns out that there is another view held by certain groups of Christians known as annihilationism. This view teaches that the wicked do not suffer eternal torment, but are instead annihilated, ceasing to exist. Is there any truth to this alternate view? Well, let's search the scriptures to find out. There are a couple of verses in the Old Testament that suggest that the wicked suffer eternal torment. First is Isaiah 66:24. " And they shall go forth, and look upon the carcases of