Why Should Jesus Love Me?

“The eye has it...”

Since: May 09

Russell's teapot

#602903 Oct 22, 2013
scaritual wrote:
Provide a miracle that is known and shown to only be done by your deity and you might have a point.
RiversideRedneck wrote:
Life.
Since all the evidence we have suggests that life cannot create itself, it had to be created. I attribute that to God.
No, that isn't known and hasn't been shown to be exclusively attributable to your deity.

Your assertion is nothing more than that, a bare assertion.
Also, the evidence shows or suggests that there are methods in which life can and does "create itself".

A very simplistic and broad example of that is every living thing on the earth, and not once has there been any evidence of the hand or your deity or any other deity beginning that process.

Unless, of course, you have evidence to the contrary.

If your evidence is your deity myth, then I'll counter that with the story of PANGU! having created 'everything", and it is no less or more valid than your deity story.

“Life may be sweeter for this”

Since: Nov 08

Fennario

#602904 Oct 22, 2013
Old School Granny wrote:
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I must admit FB gets the majority of my computer time -- and I know what your talking about as for getting caught up in the intensity in here -- one must carry a broom at all times LOL
Facebook is an excellent choice for you and anybody else who might consider the ideas of unbelievers rubbish belong (I assume that's what your lovely comment about the broom meant). Your little "Family" sanctuary is all rainbows and unicorns, which is seems to be the limit of what many of you can tolerate before issuing some gratuitous slur.

Does your friend Here For Now know about your little protected space? She's as openly contemptuous and demeaning of contrary opinions as you are. Please "friend" her if you haven't already.

You have a blessed day too, will you sister? And don't forget your broom.

“Ditat Deus”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#602905 Oct 22, 2013
scaritual wrote:

Yahweh was the son of EL.
Back when those early Semitic peoples were polytheistic, Yahweh was a god right along side of Ba'al and Asherah, and many others, before the Judaic move to monotheism. Yahweh and Ba'al were the sons of EL. Taken from the older Caananite pantheon of deities.
At one time Asherah was the wife of EL, and bore EL's "son gods"(virginally conceived I might add), and later became Yahweh's consort.
That reflects the polytheistic period in early Judaism. Canaanites had a similar polytheistic pantheon; El-Asherah-Baal-Astarte. The Canaanite culture predates the Hebrew/Judaic culture, and is where much of early Judaic beliefs originated. It's thought that the Hebrew were originally an offshoot of the Canaanites.
That's what the archaeological evidence shows, which is history. That information is widely known in both academia and theology.
It just so happens that the theological scholars don't like to speak of it too much, because there's nothing worse than revealing substantiated archaeological and historical information that makes your chosen occupation and source of income somewhat irrelevant to the people that depend on you to support their beliefs.
Yahweh was worshiped as far back as 2350 BCE by other cultures as a lesser deity(known as the son of EL), long before the Hebrew peoples adopted Yahweh as a deity, and - even when the Hebrews adopted Yahweh - it was known that Yahweh was one of the Elohim, or, "sons of EL".
Polytheism persisted in Judaism until 300-200 BCE, possibly later.
Your entire belief is based upon a primitive polytheistic cultures melding of varying beliefs in deities as they moved to monotheism, and does not represent a singular and unique deity in any way.
Your current and primary deity(the name you pledge to, the Jesus!) is the son of a deity that was the son of a deity from another myth that you have no belief in.
If you'd like, I can link to supporting information taken from both theological and legitimate academic sources concerning the above.
Or, you can just say much of nothing and then follow that with a quip like "GO", as a response.
BTW, "nuh uh" is not a rebuttal.
All cuz you say so, right?

I'll listen to a few thousand trained biblical scholars before I listen to an anonymous poster on a free internet thread, thank you very much.

El, yahweh, YHWH, whatever ... They all translate to one simple word.

God.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#602906 Oct 22, 2013
BenAdam wrote:
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Nope.
Jesus is a long dead Jew.
You real certain of that.
Why did testimony so state the tomb was vacant??
cipciu sikacz

Baltimore, MD

#602907 Oct 22, 2013
BenAdam wrote:
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Nope.
Jesus is a long dead Jew.
Hi? Goy God whats up in the Universe??( you have big alpahebet letters from god king james book(Bible)?
cipciu sikacz

Baltimore, MD

#602908 Oct 22, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
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Facebook is an excellent choice for you and anybody else who might consider the ideas of unbelievers rubbish belong (I assume that's what your lovely comment about the broom meant). Your little "Family" sanctuary is all rainbows and unicorns, which is seems to be the limit of what many of you can tolerate before issuing some gratuitous slur.
Does your friend Here For Now know about your little protected space? She's as openly contemptuous and demeaning of contrary opinions as you are. Please "friend" her if you haven't already.
You have a blessed day too, will you sister? And don't forget your broom.
old sweet lady is not your sister you dumb poor Liar secular humanoid with brain of orangutan

“Thank you GOD for JESUS”

Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#602909 Oct 22, 2013
Old School Granny wrote:
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Simple as John 3:16 Whosoever believeth on Gods only begotten Son -- any race any color
people have labeled - God didn't label -- Baptist, Catholic, Protestant - Seventh Day Adventist etc ---
I love how Mark Lowry put it in his Broadway show -- all these denominations under one roof - and somebody is wrong LOl
I got a feeling there are folks up there that never entered a Church in their life -- but simply believed by faith --
Anyway time for me to get some sleep clock is ticking after midnight -- TLC
Well written ~ I knew what you meant when I read your first posting but this clarifies it even more :) TLC to you too, Sweet Cyber Sister :)
cipciu sikacz

Baltimore, MD

#602910 Oct 22, 2013
lil whispers wrote:
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You real certain of that.
Why did testimony so state the tomb was vacant??
you got very "nice" GOD GOY boyfiend,
spiting all the time against Jesus,past 3 years day by day,
but you say there is rain outside?he heeeeeee

“Thank you GOD for JESUS”

Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#602911 Oct 22, 2013
Old School Granny wrote:
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Indeed they do Serah -- I'm thankful we have this opportunity to share friendship as God has brought us together ==
Your goosebumps tickle me LOL --
Just want to say you are beautiful :)

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#602912 Oct 22, 2013
It aint necessarily so wrote:
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Facebook is an excellent choice for you and anybody else who might consider the ideas of unbelievers rubbish belong (I assume that's what your lovely comment about the broom meant). Your little "Family" sanctuary is all rainbows and unicorns, which is seems to be the limit of what many of you can tolerate before issuing some gratuitous slur.
Does your friend Here For Now know about your little protected space? She's as openly contemptuous and demeaning of contrary opinions as you are. Please "friend" her if you haven't already.
You have a blessed day too, will you sister? And don't forget your broom.
Would you like for me to lend Jute and Here For Now My Stick.
Walk softy you know not where you are beginning to venture.

“Thank you GOD for JESUS”

Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#602913 Oct 22, 2013
Rosa_Winkel wrote:
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Mengistu Haile Mariam, the ex-dictator of Ethiopia did that back in the 80s. It was mainly to enforce communism, plus punish the Eritreans for wanting independence.
He was convicted of genocide in absentia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mengistu_Haile_M...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1983-1985_famine...
My old neighbours were Eritreans.
It is happening today too; no point in writing about it but will reiterate ~ we pay people who play games hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars, and let people starve. We pay politicians huge amounts of money to hear their lies, and let firefighters (such as we have in NSW today) volunteer their time. History is horrid and yet, we are letting history repeat itself :(

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#602914 Oct 22, 2013
lil whispers wrote:
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You real certain of that.
Why did testimony so state the tomb was vacant??
Mark says Jesus simply got up and went to Galilee.

People have survived far worse than hanging on a cross for a couple hours.
cipciu sikacz

Baltimore, MD

#602915 Oct 22, 2013
Serah wrote:
<quoted text>Just want to say you are beautiful :)
your second husband is very beautiful,
avatar shows beauty and the beast-time of Haloween?
he heeeeeeeee

IANS call old beliver granny as his sister,he heeeeeeeeeeee
she is beloved sister in Christ,not sister of idiot atheistic BS IANS?

“Thank you GOD for JESUS”

Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#602916 Oct 22, 2013
Here For Now wrote:
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Science has not proven that there is no God. Some scientist believes in God. I’m sorry Ians but your philosophy and vocabulary (your way of thinking) is of no use to me. That is why I read few of your posts. I’m not the only one that scrolls Ians. I don’t think you can say that you feel my beliefs are going to help you live a better life? Same difference.
No that was not better, you don’t believe and it was said sarcastically.
Sister, yes in that we all started from the same ancestors. Just not Sister in Christ.
Jesus loves you.
There are indeed many Scientists who believe in GOD and Creation. As they learn more, they understand more. Their ignorance has caused much harm on Earth and to the people, but at least they have given us something to not learn from.:)

“Thank you GOD for JESUS”

Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#602917 Oct 22, 2013
Here For Now wrote:
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Yes old friend, Sister Quad, we have met from all over the place. If it wasn’t for topix we would not have. I’m glad I got on because of that. Also when we were all posting the growing I did. I know God lead me here. If He wants me here then here I will be. If not and He has other plans for me then I’ll do that. I hope we stay in touch though, either way.:)
HFN, SeRaH
We will, Sweet Quin Sister, we will; and I too have no doubts we were led to each other by JESUS and GOD ~ those early days of Topix, so many years ago :)

“Thank you GOD for JESUS”

Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#602918 Oct 22, 2013
Here For Now wrote:
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Really really pissed?
Save yourself the trouble Ians because you just make me laugh. You have no say in what or who I am. But if it floats your boat knock yourself out.
Take no notice of IANS, he tries to get any Christian annoyed and is in here for that particular reason..... It is laughable, and what is really laughable, is that he (and others) think they are being deadly serious :) Makes me laugh louder.... xxx

“Thank you GOD for JESUS”

Since: Jul 07

And thank you JESUS for caring

#602919 Oct 22, 2013
lil whispers wrote:
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Would you like for me to lend Jute and Here For Now My Stick.
Walk softy you know not where you are beginning to venture.
Hey Lil Whispers ~

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#602920 Oct 22, 2013
BenAdam wrote:
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Mark says Jesus simply got up and went to Galilee.
People have survived far worse than hanging on a cross for a couple hours.
Scripture chapter, verse of that please.

“"None shall pass"”

Since: Jul 11

There

#602921 Oct 22, 2013
lil whispers wrote:
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Scripture chapter, verse of that please.
"There is no need to be astonished. He has risen; he is not here. Look, here is the place where they laid him. But now go and tell his disciples, and Peter, that he will be in Galilee before you. You will see him there just as he told you."

Mark 16:6

“Old School Granny ”

Since: Jul 07

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#602922 Oct 22, 2013
Here For Now wrote:
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You are busy!
Yes we have made some good friends. One day we will have that reunion and finally get to meet each other. Jesus will be at the head of the table too!!!
Looking forward to seeing you when you pop in.:)
Oh I think you may know who the person is that used the handle GOD. BA is him.
HFN
What a blessed assurance "Eternal Friendships" --

It is nice to come in and see still a few familiar names -- and also nice to see Dar changed his name --

I probably wasn't to far from your neck of the woods a few weeks ago - my sister and I made a little mini trip to Nashville -- We had a blast. We took the supper cruise on the General Jackson - that was so awesome.

TLC ---

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