Why Should Jesus Love Me?

Since: Dec 12

Yes, I'm an Atheist.

#481694 Jan 30, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
<quoted text>That's incorrect. You've left quite a few clues, like that comment.
Lol @ both of you :)

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#481695 Jan 30, 2013
Dr Shrink wrote:
Lill whisper is female name,elder person,verysweet believer only Bible not any worldwide church
but you f....idiot not having idea who this person is,
you just asusse her,insult her.
Whiskas is a she? OK. Sorry, ma'am.

Her age is not a factor. It's the misanthropic garbage that flows from here that is relevant here. If she's willing to spew it in a mixed forum, she needs to be strong enough to deal with the blow back.

As I said, just substitute any group you'd like into her comment to see if she is offensive or not:

Blacks are greedy, jealous, selfish, foolish, ignorant
Jews are greedy, jealous, selfish, foolish, ignorant
Mankind is greedy, jealous, selfish, foolish, ignorant

Sorry, but I take offense at that. What's the difference between those three? And what is sweet about a person that writes like that?

As I have already noted, Christian misanthropy is a deep pessimism for mankind which, as a human being, I resent. If it were not other human beings saying these things about us - if a second intellectual and verbal species evolved on earth, or colonized earth from elsewhere, and spoke about humanity like that - they would be just as despised, and there would probably eventually be war. Every human being should reject and resent such a depiction of our species.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#481696 Jan 30, 2013
Dr Shrink wrote:
there is not you f...atheistic business you mother f....sick pervert to complain about someone own free choice to worship God
I didn't. Please feel free to worship however you like - in private. Free to nail a chicken to a stick, anoint it with sheep blood, affix jingly bells to it, and shake it over your head at the full moon if that's what gives your life meaning, moral grounding, and a framework for understanding the universe. Go for it!

But if you want to take it public and share the chicken's vile opinions with polite society, be prepared to defend yourself. You don't get to pull out the sweet little old lady card after you post such provocative language.
Dr Shrink wrote:
WHAT A HECK ALLOW YOU TO VIOLATE 2 AMENDMENT OF CONSTITUTION OF FREE SPEACHES AND FREE OWN CHOSEN RELIGION OR WORSHIP
That's one amendment, Braindeath.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#481697 Jan 30, 2013
lil whispers wrote:
you do not like my God who moves in mysterious ways.
There's nothing mysterious about any of this.

And you don't get to hide behind your god. You chose to post those words. They're yours now.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#481698 Jan 30, 2013
Dr Shrink wrote:
Do you read Bible at all

ON YOUR SWEET MOUTH FULL OF COW MANURE AND RATS URINES
I don't need to. It seems that you read it enough for both of us. And look at how much it has done for you.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#481699 Jan 30, 2013
Happy Lesbo wrote:
lil whispers may want to re-think his/her position ..
lil whispers wrote:
No position to rethink.
She forgot that. I already told her.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#481700 Jan 30, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
In case you missed it, the (2/13 Smithsonian) issue also has a neat little story about Darwin's estate, Down House, just 15 miles south of London, in Kent. I'm going to go, next time I travel to London.
Look out for werewolves. They'll rip your lungs out.

“~ Prince of Peace~”

Since: Apr 08

~ And the greatest is LOVE~

#481701 Jan 30, 2013
GooooooD

Mooooooorning

“While we are focusing on fear, worry, or hate,
it is not possible for us to be experiencing
happiness, enthusiasm or love.”

~ Bo Bennett

Thought For The Day

“~ Prince of Peace~”

Since: Apr 08

~ And the greatest is LOVE~

#481702 Jan 30, 2013
Today's Prayer

Dear God, I know that you have a plan for my life. Sometimes, I'm not sure I'm following the right path that will fulfill your perfect will. I pray that you will give me discernment to make the right choices, and to recognize when yYou place someone in my life to give direction and point out truths that will prepare me for the path I am to follow and the circumstances I am to face. Lord, please give me strength, grace, and unction from on high to not turn back neither to one side or the other, but to remained focused straight ahead on You. In Jesus' name, amen.

Prime time with God

“~ Prince of Peace~”

Since: Apr 08

~ And the greatest is LOVE~

#481703 Jan 30, 2013
Encouraging Words....

Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again - my Savior and my God

Psalm 42:11

K-Love

“~ Prince of Peace~”

Since: Apr 08

~ And the greatest is LOVE~

#481704 Jan 30, 2013
LAWEST100 wrote:
<quoted text> Good evening Epi, it made it pass 70 here in columbia, I had to work today but I tookba few minutes on a short break to sit outside and it really felt great.
Me too....And today it may get up to 80....But WINDY....

Don't blow away today...

(PS...Did you hear they might move the Carolina Panthers....YIKES)

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#481705 Jan 30, 2013
Serah wrote:
<quoted text>No.... how did you work that out? And then answer your question?
***What is Junk DNA?
www.wisegeek.com/what-is-junk-dna.htm
Whatever you call it, the percentage of junk DNA in the genome is often quite high. In humans, for example, 95% of the genome is composed of noncoding DNA***
Just because the scientists, once upon a time, discounted 95% of our DNA as junk or meaningless, does not mean that I did.
Thank GOD they have changed their minds (again) because they have realised our 'junk' is useful and they have stopped calling in their playground.
What I did say was that they will never trace a human being back to an animal..... nothing what so ever to do with useless, OK?
"Junk DNA" is a fascinating subject at two levels:

It is interesting as science.

But it is also very interesting to see it used in an agenda driven straw man argument against science and scientists. It's become another Christian apologetics meme, like irreducible complexity.

“~ Prince of Peace~”

Since: Apr 08

~ And the greatest is LOVE~

#481706 Jan 30, 2013
See ya'll Later....

God Bless

((*_-))

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#481707 Jan 30, 2013
G_O_D wrote:
<quoted text>
It is called Pauline because the words of Paul are taken as more important, truthful and exact than the words of Jesus. Note how Jesus' words are used to prove Paul instead of the other way around.
Paul was a preacher espousing his opinions and interpretations. He was not God, Jesus nor Messiah. He was no different than the Pastor who lives nextdoor or the Priest in the Parochial House next to the Chapel.
Correct, and a very good point.

I used to despise Paul relative to Jesus. Jesus had the gentler temperament. It was Paul who demeaned women, for example, not Jesus. Neither seemed to have much use for sex, but it was Paul that wanted the women to shut up and submit.

But later, I came to respect Paul as a rational ethicist. He simply contradicted Jesus and dismissed the Old Testament law, and replaced it with a much improved ethical system, however deficient by modern standards. He didn't have permission to do that. He simply did it.

I don't want to give him too much credit,since I'm not sure that Paul was guided by compassion as much as expediency. His motive may have been to appeal to gentiles rather than make life better for people, but he did use reason to make ethical judgments rather than conform to scripture.

What do you think?

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#481708 Jan 30, 2013
Brother Lee Love wrote:
Our anointed Savior said, "If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you."

I wonder how many of us, here, can perform such wonders? I wonder how many of us, here, possess such power? If the answer is "None," then where are all the faithful?
So how do you reconcile this apparent unkept promise? Allegory? That's the usual way.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#481709 Jan 30, 2013
Brother Lee Love wrote:
You've encountered some confused believers, then.
Me, too.

Since: Oct 12

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#481710 Jan 30, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
<quoted text>
Perhaps. Is that relevant? Did you have a point with that?
<quoted text>
<quoted text>
Yes you were. You just can't remember any more.
A good measure pressed down,shaken together and running over will be poured into your lap.

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#481711 Jan 30, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm guessing that Lil Whiskas didn't think it through the first time, that his opinions were given to him, and he absorbed them uncritically.
Keep right on guessing

Since: Dec 12

Bahawalpur, Pakistan

#481712 Jan 30, 2013
All on this site needs.

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#481713 Jan 30, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
<quoted text>
Whiskas is a she? OK. Sorry, ma'am.
Her age is not a factor. It's the misanthropic garbage that flows from here that is relevant here. If she's willing to spew it in a mixed forum, she needs to be strong enough to deal with the blow back.
As I said, just substitute any group you'd like into her comment to see if she is offensive or not:
Blacks are greedy, jealous, selfish, foolish, ignorant
Jews are greedy, jealous, selfish, foolish, ignorant
Mankind is greedy, jealous, selfish, foolish, ignorant
Sorry, but I take offense at that. What's the difference between those three? And what is sweet about a person that writes like that?
As I have already noted, Christian misanthropy is a deep pessimism for mankind which, as a human being, I resent. If it were not other human beings saying these things about us - if a second intellectual and verbal species evolved on earth, or colonized earth from elsewhere, and spoke about humanity like that - they would be just as despised, and there would probably eventually be war. Every human being should reject and resent such a depiction of our species.
You resent,You already noted,verbal species evolved on earth.

Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brothers eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye.

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