No one can be forced into believing anything

info@islandpacket.comDecember 16, 2013 

In response to the writer who stated that the U.S. Constitution provides for freedom from religion because it advocates the pursuit of liberty, I would state that no one can be forced to believe anything.

It is true that some fundamentalist Christians come across as too zealous in their attempt to convince non-believers. But their motivation, whether or not it appears to be so, is that of concern, caring, and love because they do not want anyone to miss out on God's promise of eternal life to those who accept and receive his son, Jesus, as savior. The choice to believe this promise is left up to the individual.

Theodore Kohner

Port Royal

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