On salvation: A dialogue between seeker and sage.

Seeker: “What must I do to be saved?” Sage: “Believe.” Seeker: “What does it mean to believe?” (here the question is proper, but the answer can take many forms. We will skip the disastrous but common; merely pass without comment on the catastrophic but pervasive; leave to his folly the fool and his foolishness) Sage: …

A resolution regarding eternal security

I tried to reason my way to security about salvation. Then I found lurking in my panting desperation something like the drive to avoid pain (hell) and attain pleasure (heaven). Thought of as external destinations at the end of my time it just began to feel like an extension of the earthly concerns I am …