The Journey of a writer and artist who loves the Lord

The Logic of Exclusivity

Salutations.

A few months ago, I wrote an article providing logical support for why a loving God sends people to Hell.  Ultimately, God does not want any to go to hell.  After all, He sent His Son to die on the cross to pay for our sins in order that we might spend eternity at His side, our sin pardoned.  However, when we shake our fists in the sky, say “I’ll do it my way, God,” we leave Him little choice.  To allow such selfish, destructive children into Heaven would quickly turn it into a version of Hell.

Another friend brought up this very subject, and upon thinking on it overnight, I found a logical inconsistency with how we evaluate God and our own relationships.  Now, my purpose in writing this is not to demonstrate another logical reason for judgment and Hell, though it might do just that.  Rather, I wish to display how we use a different standard in evaluating Christ’s approach to relationships versus our own. Read the rest of this entry »

Dragon Warrior IV: Part 3

One of the most beloved games of this venerable series.

One of the most beloved games of this venerable series.

Salutations.  RPGTrek continues with the well loved entry, Dragon Warrior IV.  Each week, I plan to detail my heroes journey through mysterious lands and deadly dungeons for your entertainment. If you play along, feel free to compare your experiences and leave comments about the similarities and contrasts.  Please be aware that my journals contain some spoilry spoilers.  If that works for you, click on the jump button and step into the shoes of this Utahan polygameist!

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Dragon Warrior IV: Part 2

One of the most beloved games of this venerable series.

One of the most beloved games of this venerable series.

Salutations.  RPGTrek continues with the well loved entry, Dragon Warrior IV.  Each week, I plan to detail my heroes journey through mysterious lands and deadly dungeons for your entertainment. If you play along, feel free to compare your experiences and leave comments about the similarities and contrasts.  Please be aware that my journals contain some spoilry spoilers.  If that works for you, click on the jump button and step into the shoes of this Utahan polygameist!

Read the rest of this entry »

Dragon Warrior IV: Part 1

One of the most beloved games of this venerable series.

One of the most beloved games of this venerable series.

Salutations.  RPGTrek continues with the well loved entry, Dragon Warrior IV.  Each week, I plan to detail my heroes journey through mysterious lands and deadly dungeons for your entertainment. If you play along, feel free to compare your experiences and leave comments about the similarities and contrasts.  Please be aware that my journals contain some spoilry spoilers.  If that works for you, click on the jump button and step into the shoes of this Utahan polygameist!

Read the rest of this entry »

Dragon Warrior III Review

Dragon_Warrior_III boxMy brother and I continue our RPGTrek with Dragon Warrior III.

This prequel wraps up the original Dragon Warrior trilogy in epic fashion.  From the humble beginnings of a long warrior out to save a land tyrannized by an evil overlord, we wrap this first series with a forty hou  story of four heroes out to… save a land tyrannized by an evil overlord.  But, don’t let the similarities fool you!  Dragon Warrior III brings a host of changes and improvements to the Dragon Warrior formula.  We have completed our epic quest, and a full review is ready for your reading pleasure!  Grab some popcorn and a coke, buckle down and get comfy.  Your next RPGTrek review is only a click away!

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Dragon_Warrior_III boxSalutations.  RPGTrek continues with the well loved entry, Dragon Warrior III.  Each week, I plan to detail my heroes journey through mysterious lands and deadly dungeons for your entertainment. If you play along, feel free to compare your experiences and leave comments about the similarities and contrasts.  Please be aware that my journals contain some spoilry spoilers.  If that works for you, click on the jump button and step into the shoes of this Utahan polygameist!  (You can read all of the Dragon Warrior III journals here from the beginning.  Start at the bottom.)

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Dragon Warrior III: Part 06

Dragon_Warrior_III boxSalutations.  RPGTrek continues with the well loved entry, Dragon Warrior III.  Each week, I plan to detail my heroes journey through mysterious lands and deadly dungeons for your entertainment. If you play along, feel free to compare your experiences and leave comments about the similarities and contrasts.  Please be aware that my journals contain some spoilry spoilers.  If that works for you, click on the jump button and step into the shoes of this Utahan polygameist!  (You can read all of the Dragon Warrior III journals here from the beginning.  Start at the bottom.)

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