Say It Better: ‘Jesus Is Your Ticket To Heaven’

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Warrior Poet

Sayings have undeniable power. These short extracts, compiled, construct a metanarrative that form the context for understanding everything else we say. In this 3-part blog series, I want to look at 3 sayings we Christians use that obscure the story of Jesus, and because, well, they just rub me the wrong way. I will break down what we say, the problem it creates, and how to say it better. In my first post, I discussed inviting people to church, and in the second, asking Jesus into your heart. Now, bear with me on #3: “Jesus is your ticket to heaven.” Yes, we have to stop saying this.

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