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Author Topic:   When Will The End-Times Be And How Will We Know?
dwise1
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Message 139 of 462 (876297)
05-16-2020 6:16 PM
Reply to: Message 134 by Phat
05-16-2020 2:04 PM


Re: Billy Graham Represents Apologetics
I suppose you would rather trust Trump and the WHO to take care of humanity. The curent global news is more confusing than ancient scripture.

Sorry, but just what has your god ever done to help us that we should trust him/her/it completely over our own best efforts (even to the point of just giving up and not even trying to save ourselves)? To quote from Steve Martin's fourth feature film (in which he starred), The Man with Two Brains (1983):

quote:
Inspector: You are playing God!

Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr: Somebody has to.


As much as I hate to use popular catch phrases (almost as much as using emojis or Clippie), it is what it is.

Until your god starts picking up the slack, we cannot rely on him/her/it and instead we need to fend for ourselves. To paraphrase somebody's recent remark about Trump wanting to wish the virus away: "Hoping for a miracle should not be Plan A."

(feel free to insert that apologetic joke about the stranded flood victim so certain that God was going to save him that he refuses all other rescue attempts only to be informed after his death by drowning that they were God's attempts to save his life)


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Message 142 of 462 (876307)
05-16-2020 10:19 PM
Reply to: Message 141 by AZPaul3
05-16-2020 9:55 PM


Re: Calamity of calamities.
That is precisely why those who have calculated the End Times so precisely and had their followers sell off all their worldly goods make damned sure to lock up their followers in order to give themselves a lot of leeway to make their getttaway.

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Message 205 of 462 (876780)
05-28-2020 4:02 AM
Reply to: Message 204 by PaulK
05-28-2020 3:49 AM


Re: Truth Honesty & Creativity
I’m getting tired of being told to watch videos you won’t even talk about. It’s just a pointless waste of my time and contrary to the purpose of this forum.

If you won’t talk about them don’t post them.

It is possible that this is a replay of Phat's great enthusiasm from watching that anti-atheist, anti-Muslim, anti-Truth propaganda hack job, God is Not Dead. It had the desired propaganda effect of firing him up, but when called upon to present or discuss any details of the movie's arguments, he completely fell apart and was incapable of doing either.

These videos may well be yet another situation of emotional and fallacious appeals to prejudices that have no rational basis. He knows that he likes watching them and they get him fired up, but he cannot tell us why nor discuss any of it.


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