Why Should Jesus Love Me?

“Pillars of Creation....”

Since: Jan 11

Into this world we're thrown

#478125 Jan 18, 2013
Red Apples wrote:
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Of course Andy won't see it. He'll deny it like so many other things he does in here that he denies when he's confronted with them.
He responds to everything shrink says. Than shows his true colors by trying to insinuate that shrink somehow represents Christianity (which is so laughable) even after shrink himself (along with many others) have told Andy that shrink isn't a Christian at all. The whole thing is hilarious because Andy thinks that he's getting a dig in on shrink and Christianity at the same time when in reality all he's doing is exposing himself for the religious zealot that he truly is.
Poor Andy can't even see that shrink is playing him like a fiddle. Everyone in here (except Andy) knows that shrink posts his vile statements for the explicit purpose of getting a reaction from somebody/anybody with the hopes that somebody/anybody will respond to him. And with the hook firmly entrenched in his lip Andy falls for it every time.
Hope the rest of your day is a good one. God bless.
Your all an example of and represent christianity, not just Shrink, and its hilarious..........Its why i stick around.

Seems IIRC Shrink had his hook in you for quite some time. Yup, I got quite a few laughs outta that..........

“Messenger w/ a Message”

Since: Sep 07

planet earth, for now

#478126 Jan 18, 2013
Qu_innocence wrote:
<quoted text>Amen... Peter was the chief Apostle for a while and I believe James might have taken over... I have to look into it again.
Where in the Bible does it state that Peter was the chief apostle?

Additionally, where in the Bible does it teach apostolic succession?

“Quo Vadis”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#478127 Jan 18, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
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What do you mean by "heathenistic" perversion of science?
Heathenistic [definition]: "uncivilized believer". Perversion [definition]: "concept describing types of human behavior which deviates from normalcy".

A "Heathenistic Perversion" of science is an unbelievers perspective or concept of science, what it is, what it is supposed to be, who it was meant to glorify away from the norm or orthodox intent.

Andrew (CS).

“Quo Vadis”

Since: Feb 08

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#478128 Jan 18, 2013
Qu_innocence wrote:
Good Morning CS, I was checking back and I saw your post about the church and to look up a certain word... I'll check it out.
Thanks Quin.

Andrew (CS).

“Messenger w/ a Message”

Since: Sep 07

planet earth, for now

#478129 Jan 18, 2013
Counter_Strike wrote:
<quoted text>
Which denomination or is it Christianity all together? And why are you running to his aide?
Andrew (CS).
You referred to the JW's in your response to him. Shrink said he departed from the doctrines of the JWs.

I wasn't running to his aid. However, I don't like to see anyone falsely or mistakenly accused. It can leave others with a false impression.

Thanks for asking.

“Quo Vadis”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#478130 Jan 18, 2013
Qu_innocence wrote:
<quoted text>I looked it up, thanks for the info. Qahal, from what I've just read means "assembly" or "congregation" do you concur with that?
I concur. That is what the congregation or gathering while being taught around Yashua Ha-Mashiach (the Savior) was called. Bayit Yahweh then means The House of Yahweh. You cann also look up Bait or Beit at your leisure. Hope you're having a great day Quin.

Shalom.

Andrew (CS).

“Quo Vadis”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#478131 Jan 18, 2013
G_O_D wrote:
<quoted text>
Yep. A gathering of people. Synogogue is the Greek equivalent.
The modern Jewish Synogogues and Christian Churches are not exactly what the original terms meant.
Excellent answer.

Andrew (CS).

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#478132 Jan 18, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
IANS is also a person. Do you use the term "character" to besmirch his character? You are not making a good personal impression.
Counter_Strike wrote:
I'm not here to impress anyone ... I do understand that people can post whatever they want even if it infringes upon the rights of others expressing their faith ...
How does my expressing my skepticism infringe upon your right to express your faith? Are you the only one with such a right?

And what right are you referring to? Your right to read not read a contradictory opinion?
Counter_Strike wrote:
... or it disrespects others.
This is the third time you've posted this about being disrespected. Just what exactly are you expecting that you're not getting? Respect for your right not to be offended?

Please be explicit what kinds of comments of mine or of others you consider inappropriate? Did you mean that I need to show more respect for your religion, your church, your bible or your faith based beliefs? If so, why?

At this time, that's just an unsupported aspersion.
Counter_Strike wrote:
Then it applies both ways, no one has to be nice to someone who decides to be mean.
Here you go again: unsupported character slurs. What have I done that is mean?

Let's set the score straight here: so far, you have called me at least mean, rebellious, and disrespectful, and I have called you nothing worse than wrong about a pessimistic and pernicious world view. Does that offend you? Do you think that I should censor those opinions because you're offended?

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#478133 Jan 18, 2013
Dr Shrink wrote:
IF YOU are sink and not urinate or fart
for sure your life is miserable and need doctor attention,
maybe you will understand? when you start urinate and fart,
dr shink mostly urinate on atheists,unbelievers,godless scintific psychos, and lairs,included couple of farts
He is the potter, and you are the shard.

“Quo Vadis”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#478134 Jan 18, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
Shar of shars, you say? My bad. I thought that Jehovah was a god.
Yes, Jehovah is a god.

:)
It aint necessarily so wrote:
And there's that pessimism and misanthropy - so much emphasis on the failure of mankind.
Contrast provided.
It aint necessarily so wrote:
Did you know that some people are prone to genius, integrity, courage and compassion? Seriously. There are some.
Yes, they are. Unfortunately all that you've listed here is exercised less and less these days.
It aint necessarily so wrote:
Unrighteous, huh? There's that word "rebel" again.
Yes, it is a word in the dictionary, thus, a legal word. Look into what was said, not just one or two words within the sentence.
It aint necessarily so wrote:
Then this is my lucky day. I have you to straighten it all out. Shar of shars, huh?
Yes, I did say Shar of shars. I will use one of my "assume" coins and toss it in the "go" well and believe you already know what Shar or shars mean.

Andrew (CS).

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

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#478135 Jan 18, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
How does my expressing my skepticism infringe upon your right to express your faith?
It doesn't. That's the best part!

You think you're making a dent in religion by posting your opinions.

It's the funniest thing!

But go on, do yo thang!

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#478136 Jan 18, 2013
trifecta1 wrote:
those people dead in the torah is because of war not no genocide. is the hypocrisy in you talking writer.
Genocide - "the deliberate killing of a large group of people, esp. those of a particular ethnic group or nation."

"Mass Killings And Cruelties Ordered, Committed, Approved By Jehovah" at http://www.holysmoke.org/hs00/killer2.htm

[1] The entire population of the earth at the time of Noah, except for eight survivors.(Genesis 7:23)
[2] Everyone in Sodom and Gomorrah.(Genesis 19:24,25)
[3] 10,000 Perizzites and Canaanites.(Judges 1:4)
[4] All inhabitants of the land of Goshen "...(Joshua 11:1216)
[5] The inhabitants of Hormah, Gaza, Askelon, Ekron.(Judges 1:17-19)
[6] The people of Og. "So they smote him, and his sons, and all his people, until there was none left him alive: and they possessed his land." (Numbers 21:33-35)
[7] The Ammonites.(Deuteronomy 2:19-21)
[8] The Horims.(Deuteronomy 2:22)
[9] The Amorites. "…utterly destroyed the men and the women and the little ones." (Deuteronomy 2:33-35)
[10] The Hittites, Girgashites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites. "... thou shalt smite them, and utterly destroy them;" (Deuteronomy 7:15)
[11] Everyone in Jericho but one family.(Joshua 6:20-25)
[12] 12,000 people of Ai.(Joshua 8:19-29)
[13] All the people of Makkedah.(Joshua 10:28)
[14] All the people of Libnah.(Joshua 10:29,30)
[15] All the people of Gezer.(Joshua 10:33)
[16] All the people of Eglon.(Joshua 10:34,35)
[17] All the people of Hebron.(Joshua 10:36,37)
[18] All the Amalekites. "Slay both man and woman, infant and suckling…." (1 Samuel 15:37)
[19] Every man in Edom.(1 Kings 11:15)

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#478137 Jan 18, 2013
Dr Shrink wrote:
you are white,and you are owned forever by goverment and taxes blacks knows who they are,they are more happy from such crips like you-white and forever owned by your lords
Are you a brutha? Dawg! I'm down widdit, G.

“Credulity is not a virtue”

Since: Apr 09

San Francisco

#478138 Jan 18, 2013
trifecta1 wrote:
<quoted text>proof? what proof have to do with anything? I believe Jesus is God based on faith and spiritual evidence. There no proof for you. I not responsible to supply you with proof. You need to check out Jesus for yourself, if after that you conclude Jesus not God, then that on you.
I no think slavery on those days is like slavery you thinking about. you thinking about slavery in america, that not the kind of slavery that was going on in bible days.
I'm not asking you to supply me with proof. I'm suggesting that if God were real then there is no reason it would need to rely on faith. What is the point of that? Can't God supposedly see into everyone's heart? It's entirely unnecessary. Until you consider who it is who is making claims about this undetectable God and it's attributes: the humans in the churches who purport to speak for it. They have a motive to peddle that story. And I believe many of them sincerely believe in much of it themselves. Religion can be a warm and fuzzy story to wrap yourself around. It gives you a community, tells you how to think, pretends to give answers to questions. But it's all bogus. You'd think a group of Scientologists or worshipers of Zeus were following a bogus religion, yet they have the same faith you do. Isn't that a red flag?

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#478139 Jan 18, 2013
trifecta1 wrote:
dominionists?? that new thing to me. who them people?
http://lmgtfy.com/...

“Credulity is not a virtue”

Since: Apr 09

San Francisco

#478140 Jan 18, 2013
trifecta1 wrote:
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I no think slavery on those days is like slavery you thinking about. you thinking about slavery in america, that not the kind of slavery that was going on in bible days.
The following passage shows that slaves are clearly property to be bought and sold like livestock.

"However, you may purchase male or female slaves from among the foreigners who live among you. You may also purchase the children of such resident foreigners, including those who have been born in your land. You may treat them as your property, passing them on to your children as a permanent inheritance. You may treat your slaves like this, but the people of Israel, your relatives, must never be treated this way." (Leviticus 25:44-46 NLT)

The following passage describes the sickening practice of sex slavery. How can anyone think it is moral to sell your own daughter as a sex slave?

"When a man sells his daughter as a slave, she will not be freed at the end of six years as the men are. If she does not please the man who bought her, he may allow her to be bought back again. But he is not allowed to sell her to foreigners, since he is the one who broke the contract with her. And if the slave girl's owner arranges for her to marry his son, he may no longer treat her as a slave girl, but he must treat her as his daughter. If he himself marries her and then takes another wife, he may not reduce her food or clothing or fail to sleep with her as his wife. If he fails in any of these three ways, she may leave as a free woman without making any payment." (Exodus 21:7-11 NLT)

What does the Bible say about beating slaves? It says you can beat both male and female slaves with a rod so hard that as long as they don't die right away you are cleared of any wrong doing.

"When a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod so hard that the slave dies under his hand, he shall be punished. If, however, the slave survives for a day or two, he is not to be punished, since the slave is his own property." (Exodus 21:20-21 NAB)

In the following parable, Jesus clearly approves of beating slaves even if they didn't know they were doing anything wrong.

"The servant will be severely punished, for though he knew his duty, he refused to do it. "But people who are not aware that they are doing wrong will be punished only lightly. Much is required from those to whom much is given, and much more is required from those to whom much more is given." (Luke 12:47-48 NLT)

Sorry, but slavery in the Bible is as bad as that. Read it yourself. Then tell me it is a valid moral guide. Wanna sell your daughter to me as a sex slave?

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#478141 Jan 18, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
If Adam and Eve were the first people, how did they acquire language at all?
Good question.

“Quo Vadis”

Since: Feb 08

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#478142 Jan 18, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
When will that be? I've been this way most of my life.
Incidentally, have you noted any frustration, outrage or conflict in those that accede to your dogma, or is that limited to rebellious people like me?
No, not limited to. I never singled out a group or a religion. Being argumentative can cause confrontation, frustration, outrage and conflict.
It aint necessarily so wrote:
I hear your message. I'm too argumentative, and too rebellious. In one word, your message is this: submit.
You assume way too much. It is simply your choice what you want to do just as it is my choice to live my life how I see fit. However it is simple. Many things we do in this life will either lead to dyer consequences or reward. We see it happen every day.
It aint necessarily so wrote:
What a beautiful philosophy you have embraced! So upbeat and constructive. It's an inspriration to me.
I'm glad you're impressed.
It aint necessarily so wrote:
I think that you're projecting.
Yes, you think a lot of other things too. Not my fault though.
It aint necessarily so wrote:
That's a bizarre thing to post.
Yes, I suppose it is. Maybe a bizarre response to a bizarre post I suppose was the appropriate thing to do.

Andrew (CS).

“Credulity is not a virtue”

Since: Apr 09

San Francisco

#478143 Jan 18, 2013
Juicylu wrote:
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Land of Frisco? What's that mean?
Hi :)
Expensive real estate, great museums, beautiful Victorian and modern architecture, decent mass transit, and a nexus of smart, creative people from all over the world. And very good coffee.

“Credulity is not a virtue”

Since: Apr 09

San Francisco

#478144 Jan 18, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
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Wilderide is a fine person.
That's a good thing.
Aw, thanks my fellow Friscan.

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