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#42 Ananias and Sapphira and more tricky theological questions

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#42 Ananias and Sapphira and more tricky theological questions

August 28, 2020
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How do we reconcile the New Testament account of Ananias and Sapphira being struck dead with the cross-shaped vision of a God of love?

These and other tricky theological questions on original sin, Open Theism and why God considers us ‘worthy’ of his love are answered by Tom in the latest episode.

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