Worlds in Collision

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Sermon Text: John 13:33-38

What does the world to come have to do with this one? Sam Harris wrote this critique of doomsday religion in Newsweek Magazine: “Given the most popular interpretation of biblical prophecy, nearly half the American population is eagerly anticipating the end of the world. It should be clear that this faith-based nihilism provides its adherents with absolutely no incentive to build a sustainable civilization — economically, environmentally, or geopolitically.” Is he right? Karl Marx called religion “The opium of the people,” that is, religion offers us happiness in the coming world, so it doesn’t matter what happens to this one. Is Marx right?…See full sermon here