The kingdom of heaven is like unto two men, one who believed in God and one who did not.
The first man engaged in prejudice and hatred and various other forms of ugliness contrary to love, all the while saying to the world, “I believe in God! God is with me! God is on my side!”
The other man looked at all the injustice and abuse done in the name of God, and he said to himself, “I don’t believe in God,” and spent his life relieving the poor and defending the oppressed.
In due time, both men died, and on the day of final judgment, both men were resurrected and stood before God. Gesturing with His right hand, God said, “Come, my son, enter into the eternal bliss prepared for you.”
And the Lord said to him, “I think you’ve mistaken Me for some other god…”
The man who believed in God smiled and stepped forward, but God raised His left hand and said, “No, not you,” and gestured …
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