"Punishment from hell is vivid and clear-cut and apparently has more effect on behavior than the idea of heaven."

"We'll be standing on the promises of God."

"My first name, of course, would be I Am."

"It is quite inappropriate to refer to me, a mere man, as God. It is also disrespectful and dishonoring to God."

Related Elsewhere

Articles referenced above include:

Probing religion's role in economic successThe Christian Science Monitor (Oct. 21, 2002)
God becomes Who I Am—BBC (Oct. 10, 2002)

See Christianity Today's Quotation Marks from January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, and November.

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