View #1: The Torture View

I recently attended a church service where the preacher gave a seven minute presentation of the gospel. It was the standard fundamentalist, evangelical Protestant version of the gospel which I had not heard for a while. My involvement with Catholic teachingand the study of early church historyhas changed my perspective so this gospel message sounded pretty weird. Here it is in a nutshell:

This gospel message does not make God out to be particularly loving, merciful, gracious, or even sane.No wonder so many reject this gospel.

View #2: My View

My view of the gospel:

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