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Author Topic:   the big lie: evolution, the beasts: darwin, hitler and nero.
Phat
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Message 151 of 156 (876549)
05-22-2020 8:39 AM
Reply to: Message 149 by cristian_gavrilescu
05-22-2020 1:22 AM


Re: Hinduism
Jesus said "Before Abraham was, I AM.

“The only way I know to drive out evil from the country is by the constructive method of filling it with good.”Calvin Coolidge
"A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes." ~Mark Twain "
“As the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom, so the denial of God is the height of foolishness.”-RC Sproul, Essential Truths of the Christian Faith

- You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.
Anne Lamott
I Have Strong Arguments Which I Cant Say To You~CG

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Message 152 of 156 (876551)
05-22-2020 10:58 AM
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05-22-2020 1:22 AM


Re: Hinduism
c_g writes:

show me a god who said that in the same way

Show me a god who has said anything, ever.


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ringo
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Message 153 of 156 (876554)
05-22-2020 12:04 PM
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05-22-2020 2:22 AM


Re: Moderator Inquiry
Phat writes:

What evidence do you have that suggests otherwise?


Have you ever heard of Jews?

"I'm Fallen and I can't get up!"

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Capt Stormfield
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Message 154 of 156 (876558)
05-22-2020 1:51 PM
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05-22-2020 12:04 PM


Re: Moderator Inquiry
Does said persecution include Christian on Christian action? Because in that case, I might buy it.

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Message 155 of 156 (876559)
05-22-2020 2:01 PM
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05-22-2020 2:22 AM


Re: Moderator Inquiry
The article in Huffpo is specific to a very narrow slice in time, ie. right now, and focuses on Islamic intolerance. A longer view of the relationship between Christianity and the natives through centuries of imperialism and empire would look a bit different.

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Phat
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Message 156 of 156 (876568)
05-22-2020 4:08 PM
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05-22-2020 2:01 PM


Re: Moderator Inquiry
That is a good point, and I don't pretend to ignore the atrocities done "in the name of Christianity or Jesus" but I will defend the basic message due to the fact that I ascribe to the belief fully and likely would dismiss the actions by saying that though they were real Christians they were unchanged and not transformed. Not to say that we have been given this great gift fully either. Who knows? God may decide to bless the secular humanists and atheists with the Spirit despite the fact they dont believe He exists. Stranger things have happened and (I predict) will happen.

“The only way I know to drive out evil from the country is by the constructive method of filling it with good.”Calvin Coolidge
"A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes." ~Mark Twain "
“As the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom, so the denial of God is the height of foolishness.”-RC Sproul, Essential Truths of the Christian Faith

- You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.
Anne Lamott
I Have Strong Arguments Which I Cant Say To You~CG

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