Does Jesus tell people to love Him or die?

I can’t do any better than this, so I thought you might like to read someone else’s writing for a change. Enjoy!

The Isaiah 53:5 Project

The following comment has prompted me to bump this post.

“And any ‘god’ that demanded subservience – love me or else – is not worth my spit.

And the Yeshua of the bible is not who you follow or revere, but the church’s version of this character as revealed in Pauline doctrine , you sanctimonious ignorant half wit.

Go and do some serious study.”

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A skeptical friend of mine recently told me he believes that Jesus offers the world an immoral “love me or die” ultimatum regarding Hell, a scripturally inaccurate claim that misrepresents both the true nature of God and the love God showed for us.

“But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”

– Romans 5:8

Since the God of the Bible is all about love, I would reword “love me or die” to the more accurate…

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One Response to “Does Jesus tell people to love Him or die?”

  1. Thank you for sharing this with your readers 🙂

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