Originally Posted by BeecherVol
Seriously tho. There are some things in the OT and the NT that are hard to completely understand, but the main concepts and purpose of Christ are pretty simple. And those are the essentials.
This, in a way, was what I was essentially getting at. Sorry Beech, I should have adressed the OP to sj and you as your posts indicate we were raised in similiar environments. I would be interested in your take as well.