Crummy ole English, ja... it is even crummier today from all that I am picking up in here... and I can't speak for a puritan - which was the first time I used even this English word yesterday – in my response. That's their business and choice, and not mine to condemn nor judge. It is not my world nor my language, but if others are happy with it, and together we can share and enjoy some common thread within that, who are you to discard what is peace?<quoted text>
And it has to be crummy old English to hide how unelevated the ideas are.
It is simply a ode to slavery. The more they herald their God, the punier man becomes. they do not call themselves "servants" for nothing
But this guy rules nothing, if he did, he did not need humans to convert people. He is completely powerless. He is simply a fantasy created by scholars.
Slavery is what you experienced with whatever the religion you claimed you were enslaved into, but not everyone has felt that way... nor about Jesus. Not even me - and yet have said -.with the way Christians by name and not heart have treated me I should be the first to denounce them.
The fact that I have seen and spoken with Jesus when they denounced me, is good enough for me to know he doesn't give a damn about what language a person speaks. And you are right... many grab the jugular of a non believer and do not demonstrate any true God Love in their approach to strangers... but grasp their own egos to add another notch to their accumulation of saved souls.
… vasbyt maatjie Whatever history tells of all religions wrongs, it still doesn't change why some claim to hold onto their faith and why others choose not to... nor prove who is right or wrong when it comes to what or why they each believe... God or no God. True Spiritual is an altogether different realm.
I for one will remain with it regardless because of the results proven to me, and only time will tell when my little report book is opened, and the truth which even I the least among them all share is revealed about any. Believe me... I am a scholar of a different kind, and it is no fantasy if in Suid Afrika what I presented – taken from the Bible – was Noble material the greats in science recognized before they knew how I came by it !