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PaulK
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Message 1 of 6 (868734)
12-17-2019 4:33 PM


A really interesting series of tweets, explaining how the concept fits into the Jewish view and giving an informed reading of one particular example.

Plenty of food for thought for any thinking Christian - or anyone interested in understanding the Bible.


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Message 2 of 6 (868741)
12-17-2019 5:25 PM
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12-17-2019 4:33 PM


Don't do twitter...

Je suis Charlie. Je suis Ahmed. Je suis Juif. Je suis Parisien. I am Mancunian. I am Brum. I am London.I am Finland. Soy Barcelona

"Life, don't talk to me about life" - Marvin the Paranoid Android

"Science adjusts it's views based on what's observed.
Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved."
- Tim Minchin, in his beat poem, Storm.


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Message 3 of 6 (868742)
12-17-2019 5:32 PM
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12-17-2019 4:33 PM


I don't do Twitter
or text with bright white background
or most debunkery type discussions of the New Testament.

Edited by Faith, : No reason given.


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Message 4 of 6 (868743)
12-17-2019 5:51 PM
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12-17-2019 5:25 PM


Twitter is for twits (British: possibly a variable for "gits" as in Florida Rep Matt Gits (AKA "Gaetz", the king of corruption in getting off on his DUIs) pulling such outlandishly id10tisch stunts as flagrantly violating US security by storming into a properly designated Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) with several co-conspirators sporting electronic devices to make that violation far worse)).

For real-life examples of twits, here's something different:


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Message 5 of 6 (868763)
12-18-2019 12:26 AM


Twitter is not great
And I do not have or want a twitter account. Still, good material does appear there and this really is worth reading.

  
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Message 6 of 6 (868771)
12-18-2019 5:08 AM
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12-17-2019 5:51 PM


here's something different:

How could you have missed it!

"Now for something completely different:"

You twit!

Edited by AZPaul3, : No reason given.

Edited by AZPaul3, : No reason given.


Eschew obfuscation. Habituate elucidation.

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