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#467606 Nov 18, 2012
G_O_D wrote:
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The tribe of Benjamin ceased to exist when Judah was conquered by Babylon in c. 586 BCE.
It is refered to as a "lost tribe". Just another case of PAul having no clue about Judaism. Also, as a non-Jew he would not have been a Pharisee...esp. if he was a Roman persecutor of Jews.
Actually, they were all lost tribes (so it would seem) when they got scattered into exile.. but mostly their tribalship got diluted. Eventually, the people who had called themselves Benjaminites merged in with Judah and just considered themselves Jews... but some Jews still kept accurate geneologies like other non-jewish people do today.
Doctor REALITY

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#467607 Nov 18, 2012

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#467608 Nov 18, 2012
Brother Lee Love wrote:
G_O_D...
Pardon my intrusion, but I can't help but wonder...
Which higher, intelligent, supreme being do you worship?
How did you come to learn of this being?
If asked to provide written evidence of this being, what source(s) do you recommend?
I believe in God. The non-anthropomophic creative force from which the entire universe came into being and whose rules govern it.

I see God in action every day of my life. That is the 'proof'.

Just as I do not have to be an electrician to accept that electricity is real, I do not need a religion to understand that God is real.
Doctor REALITY

Little Rock, AR

#467609 Nov 18, 2012

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#467610 Nov 18, 2012
Brother Lee Love wrote:
Regarding Melchizedek, I agree with "Jehovah's Witnesses" interpretation.
First, it's written of him: "Without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like unto the Son of God..."
In saying that he was made "like unto the Son of God," this must be in reference to how our anointed Savior was conceived in the womb of Mary. Like the creation of the very first man, intercourse was unnecessary in order for our anointed Savior to be conceived. Melchizedek's origins must have been identical, then. He wasn't conceived, nor born. He just was.
Also, to call Melchizedek the "king of Salem" identifies with our anointed Savior being appointed King, as well. "Salem" is nothing more than another name for Jerusalem. And Jerusalem is, after all, the resting place of "God's" earthly throne, even if a temple doesn't exist. Jerusalem is, with or without a temple, Zion.
Titles are most significant throughout the bible. Many times, titles are given as names. "Melchizedek" is one of these. As I believe, "Melchizedek" is the name and title of our anointed Savior as he appeared as a terrestrial being, but before he was born of a woman. When he was born of a woman, he was given a different name and title that identified with his overall mission. When in the spirit-realm, he was referred to, man times, as "the Angel of YHWH." And like "Jehovah's Witnesses," I believe that other than this title, that he was also called "Michael" when in the spirit-realm.
NOTE: For what reason would Abram offer tithes to Melchizedek unless he had knowledge of who Melchizedek was beforehand?
We read a few times how the most High visited Abram, even before Abram's visit by Melchizedek. According to what's written, though, we can easily conclude that a representative was actually sent to Abram, to talk with him. This representative, most likely, was our anointed Savior- the most High's foremost Angel. It's reasonable to conclude, then, that Abram recognized Melchizedek, having received visitations from him before.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
Good afternoon BLL... thanks for sharing your input... I'll take a look more in depth on this 2morrow.

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#467612 Nov 18, 2012
Qu_innocence wrote:
If you say that Jesus' spirit was God The Father... then The Father was being tempted because temptation not only appeals to the flesh but it has a spiritual characteristic as well. And to say God the Father can be tempted goes against scripture because God (The Father) cannot be tempted... but Jesus was in all ways tempted according to scripture.
Jesus clearly says in the scriptures over and over again that His Father was in heaven and prayed to His Father in heaven. I have to go with the scriptures Bro.
If you don't mind, I'd like to add that if our anointed Savior, like Father, could not be tempted, or was unable to sin, then his being tempted, all in all, was pointless, and makes null and void the fact that he conquered sin. None can't conquer what they never confront.

Additionally, he was our substitute on the cross. A substitute must, especially in the case of his sacrifice, identify perfectly with the initial subject, being susceptible to sin. As our sacrifice, he could not be unclean, nor a sinner, as such sacrifices were prohibited by the law. To avoid uncleanness, he was conceived without an earthly father. To remain perfect, he had to overcome every temptation while being just as susceptible to sin as we are. If he was not susceptible to sin, then he would not have been a proper, acceptable substitute.

Thank you for your time and consideration.
Doctor REALITY

Little Rock, AR

#467613 Nov 18, 2012
That must hav been before he got the ring.

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#467614 Nov 18, 2012
CORRECTION: None CAN conquer what they never confront.

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#467615 Nov 18, 2012
G_O_D wrote:
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LOL
As if he is going to tell his followers that the real Apostles told him to sit down and shut up.
Remember Paul was in Rome and visited Jerusalem only once and very briefly. Also there is much to indicate that his comments on Peter were were possible fabrications as there is much evidence that Peter was never in Rome:
"First of all, there is no place in the New Testament where there is any hint or any record of any kind that Peter was in Rome. In 1 Peter 5:13, it tells us very plainly that he wrote that epistle from the city of Babylon [In Peters day Babylon was still a city and a territory—See Josephus, Antiquities, Book xv, Ch 2, 2. "The ancient city of Mesopotamia, an area which was then a center of pure and uncompromising Judiasim" p. 65, 1 Peter by A. M. Stibbs. ACT 2:9 tells us they were in the Pentecost crowd. "After the fall of Jerusalem in AD 70 Babylonia became, and for centuries remained, a seat of Jewish Schools devoted to the study and interpretation of the law" Dictionary of the Bible, p. 72, by J. J. Davis]. This is far to the east of the Roman Empire and not in Rome which is in the western part of the Empire. This is where Peter apparently had much of his ministry among the many Jews scattered there from previous centuries. He was there preaching that the Messiah had come, that Jesus Christ was that promised Messiah, and that Jesus Christ was the only hope of salvation. He was there preaching to those people when he wrote the epistles of 1 and 2 Peter. He wrote to those who were in what is now Asia Minor or what is now modern Turkey. All of these districts that he mentions are in a little section of eastern Turkey. The New Testament gives no statement or hint whatever that Peter was ever in the City of Rome, the Capital of the Roman Empire in his day.
There is some groundless tradition that says Peter was in Rome. One problem with the tradition is that the tradition is full of errors, mistakes, things that are incorrect. I’ve read parts of Josephus, all of the Apostolic Fathers, in English translation. Time and time again, as I read in these old writings, or check some writers reference to them. The references are there but in the very context in which the references are found the whole thing was full of things that are contradictory to the New Testament. Therefore being contrary to the New Testament their evidence is worthless."
http://www.christianbeliefs.org/articles/pete...
I'll get more in depth with this post 2morrow. smile.

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#467616 Nov 18, 2012
Qu_innocence wrote:
<quoted text>Joseph and Mary were cousins from the same Judaean tribe... both of their lineages linked to King David who was from the tribe of Judah... and then the rest of the geneology shows King David's ancestral line and connection to judah.
Remember the Roman census? They had to go back to their home town to be counted (for tax reasons)... that was Bethlehem which was in Judah.
There are no records of Rome ever performing a census as described in the Bible. Rather, it is contraindicated by all other sources and archaelogy.

The closest one cancome is the cencus of Emperor Augustus (27 BC – AD 14) which places it long after Jesus "sat on the steps of the Temple".

It is more likely that in the telling of the legends, timelines got confused.
Doctor REALITY

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#467617 Nov 18, 2012

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#467618 Nov 18, 2012
"To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee."

William H. Walton

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#467619 Nov 18, 2012
LAWEST100 wrote:
<quoted text> Wow!!!!!!!... Do you ever have alot to learn in the Lord..........
You mean I have to accept your opinion.

ROFLMAO

I prefer using the Scriptures to explain reality, not using it to deny the truth.
Doctor REALITY

Little Rock, AR

#467620 Nov 18, 2012
G_O_D wrote:
<quoted text>
I believe in God. The non-anthropomophic creative force from which the entire universe came into being and whose rules govern it.
I see God in action every day of my life. That is the 'proof'.
Just as I do not have to be an electrician to accept that electricity is real, I do not need a religion to understand that God is real.
People who sneak into commerical airliner schools just so they can crash jumbo jets into 110 story buildings also understand that God is...R-E-A-L. But without TRULY accepting the Holy Cross of Calvary,all roads,and flightpaths,still lead straight....to HELL.

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#467621 Nov 18, 2012
Brother Lee Love wrote:
Regarding Melchizedek, I agree with "Jehovah's Witnesses" interpretation.....
ROFLMAO

So the JW's are right and the "real christians" are wrong.
Doctor REALITY

Little Rock, AR

#467622 Nov 18, 2012
G_O_D wrote:
<quoted text>

ROFLMAO
After die and find yourself in HELL,you'll need to change that to 'CMAO'. Just a freindly reminder.

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#467623 Nov 18, 2012
Qu_innocence wrote:
<quoted text>According to the original hebrew language for this verse in the Bible... Father isn't mentioned (Eternal is, but not Father):
http://interlinearbible.org/isaiah/9-6.htm
Yep.

Semper Fi !
Doctor REALITY

Little Rock, AR

#467624 Nov 18, 2012

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#467625 Nov 18, 2012
G_O_D wrote:
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ROFLMAO
You have ignored every FACT I presented in favor of the interpretation that you were taught to believe.
You choose to believe your opinion even when faced with facts that prove it to be in error.
Sorry but I rejected your "facts" because they fall in contradictory with what I know from God's spirit to be true, you rely far too heavily on historical tidbits that are not always factual and it will ultimately let you down.
Doctor REALITY

Little Rock, AR

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