Reply to Geoff

John W. Burgeson (
04 Nov 96 15:44:24 EST

Geoff wrote, in part: " Accepting Christ without the physical Resurrection, if
indeed it
happened (as I believe it did) means that an major portion of the picture is
missing. "

I'd go further than that -- the MOST major part is missing. (Bad grammar, I

Assuming a normal intellect, and accessibility to the literature of the church,
I'd also suggest that anyone who has accepted Christ and not the resurrection,
after study, is a couple sandwiches short of a picnic.

That does not make them "not a Christian, however." At least not in my book.

Then there are also those of limited intellect. We have a class of mentally
challenged adults in our church, First Presbyterian of Austin, Texas. Yes, we
teach the resurrection. But some of them may yet not have gotten it all! They do
the best they can with the tools they have. And that's all any of us can do.