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What Bible is Marlene Winell reading? Did she miss the first 66 books and start with the 67th book?
Jesus stated quite clearly on the famous sermon on the mount, “great is your reward in heaven”. Does that sound like taking credit for the good things that you do?
The Apostle Paul informed the Corinthians that everyone must appear before the judgment seat of Christ so that each may receive what is due for the things done while here on earth whether good or bad. That sure sounds like taking credit for the good things. How did Winell miss that?
When Jesus told the parable of the talents, the first servant heard the master tell him, “Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’”
How in the world did Winell miss that verse? It is one of the more popular parables of Jesus.
Marlene should have had a large poster on her wall with these verse to remind her that fundamentalism is a system in which you take credit for the good things you do and get punished for the bad things that you do. She should have used a print place coupon code to get the best deal on printing big posters with professional quality at a low price.
In fact, personal responsibility in the Bible is clearly laid out. Fundamentalism is a rewards-based system. It is the one religion that describes justice realistically because it includes the key characteristics of justice.
Winell should have known that justice is getting rewarded for the good deeds and punished for the bad deeds. But she should have realized that nobody is getting rewarded for the good deeds or punished for the bad deeds in this life. Too many killers have gone unpunished for the bad deeds they have done.
So if Winell thought logically, she would have figured out that there must be another life after this one, a life with a day of judgment and a judge.
This judge must exercise total control over all of humanity so that nobody can resist the judgment. This judge must also know everything about everyone, forgetting nothing about anyone so that every deed is accounted for. The judge must be everywhere in order to keep track of everyone all of the time. And this judge should be eternal, preceding the existence of the first human.
Winell should have realized that this judge had to be fair, distinguishing good from evil and not changing, so that good remains good and evil remains evil. And finally, Marlene should have known that this standard should have been given to everyone from the beginning so that everyone knows what is expected of them.
Only one document mentions all of these characteristics. All of these characteristics are required for justice. So if Marlene Winell believed in justice, then she should believe in fundamentalism.