"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."
Articles referenced above include:
Probing religion's role in economic success—The Christian Science Monitor (Oct. 21, 2002)
God becomes Who I Am—BBC (Oct. 10, 2002)1
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