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Author Topic:   Claims of God Being Omnipotent in the Bible
Bailey
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Message 268 of 381 (521963)
08-31-2009 12:22 AM
Reply to: Message 265 by JRTjr
08-30-2009 9:41 PM


Regarding inconsistencies within various biblical manuscripts ...
Thanks for the exchange brutha JRTjr.
I hope things are well with you ...

brutha JRTjr writes:

brutha (or sista?) greyseal writes:

inconsistencies and mistakes in the bible? There are hundreds. Thousands.


You keep say that, but I asked you for one or two, and I got a bunch of words that mean noting. Give me just one example of where the bible itself contradicts what it, itself, says to be true.

(I.E. This verse here contradicts what this verse over here says.)

I was wondering if you would extend this offer to me as well brutha JRTjr? Also, if I may, would you like the inconsistencies to remain within a specific book?

Or would you be more interested in considering general contradictions that can easily be compared across the spectrum of multiple books? If so, I may display a number of, what certainly appear to be, mutually exclusive traditions found within the pages of the scripture texts. Either way, let me know ...

Thankfully, I'll be installing 'roun three hundred square feet of hardwoods tomorrow, and so, I am not sure exactly when time will permit me to post.

However, providing you'll not object to my participation within the discussion, I'll try to make time for this request sometime tomorrow or Tuesday.

In the name of Brother Joshua the Anointed One, peace be with you.

One Love


I'm not here to mock or condemn what you believe, tho my intentions are no less than to tickle your thinker.
If those in first century CE had known what these words mean ... 'I want and desire mercy, not sacrifice'
They surely would not have murdered the innocent; why trust what I say, when you can learn for yourself?
Think for yourself.

Mercy Trumps Judgement,
Love Weary


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Bailey
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Message 280 of 381 (522848)
09-05-2009 2:53 PM
Reply to: Message 271 by JRTjr
08-31-2009 1:43 AM


Re: Regarding inconsistencies within various biblical manuscripts ...
Thanks for the exchange.
Hope all is well ...

brutha (or sista?) greyseal writes:

brutha JRTjr writes:

weary writes:

brutha JRTjr writes:

brutha (or sista?) greyseal writes:

inconsistencies and mistakes in the bible? There are hundreds. Thousands.


You keep say that, but I asked you for one or two, and I got a bunch of words that mean noting. Give me just one example of where the bible itself contradicts what it, itself, says to be true.

(I.E. This verse here contradicts what this verse over here says.)

I was wondering if you would extend this offer to me as well brutha JRTjr? Also, if I may, would you like the inconsistencies to remain within a specific book?

Or would you be more interested in considering general contradictions that can easily be compared across the spectrum of multiple books? If so, I may display a number of, what certainly appear to be, mutually exclusive traditions found within the pages of the scripture texts. Either way, let me know ...

In the name of Brother Joshua the Anointed One, peace be with you.


All I ask is that you make sure that it is something in the Bible that actually contradicts either something else in the Bible or a Fact of nature.

I am using the word “contradict” because I believe that the word “inconsistent” is too broad a term. There are many things in the Bible that may seem inconsistent (the Trinity for one) but there are also many things in nature that seam to be inconsistent and yet they are still true.

A cursory google-search turns up one webpage which purports to have a nice long list of inconsistencies (and other biblical issues) collected into one place ....

Rather than ignore wholesale the people who say such inconsistencies exist, I believe the onus should be on you to respond.

Brutha JRTjr, regarding the errancy captured within scripture texts on the whole, feel free to employ the terms 'contradict' and 'inconsistent' however you see fit. The onus is most certainly on those who hold to the doctrinal view of biblical inerrancy; such a doctrine is, not so surprisingly, absent from scripture.

What the witness of scripture does seemingly provide, most inerrantly, is the endeavor put forth on behalf of all of the spirit-filled Prophets whom always counter the relentless attempts, on behalf of the poor ol' morally bankrupt, fleshly priestcraft, to cornhole all of mankind into a sort of psychological slavery.

In the end, after washing their calloused and dirty, stinky feet, minds and hearts - brother Joshua the Anointed One sets those slaves free as a breeze ...

I further contend, with greyseal in this instance, that the various mutually exclusive testimonies within the roman scripture text collection - referred to as the 'holy bible', are rather blatantly obvious. Bringing them to the attention of anyone who would make every attempt possible to reconcile them to one another may serve as a means of making the Father out to be some sort of a jackass, which, dogmatics can do well enough on their own, without my assistance.

Besides that, it may quicker prove a waste of time, which is often a precious commodity to many of us, and as well, it's quite off topic from the stated OP.

If anyone becomes interested in honestly seeking discussion, within a civilized and constructive framework, regarding the apparent mutually exclusive testimonies and, overall, seemingly contradictory information located within and throughout the canonized roman scripture text collection I'd be more than willing to participate. However, if this desire arises on anyone's behalf, be encouraged to propose a new topic whose purpose would focus on that dialogue.

In the name of Brother Joshua the Anointed One, peace be with you.

One Love

Edited by Bailey, : sp.


I'm not here to mock or condemn what you believe, tho my intentions are no less than to tickle your thinker.
If those in first century CE had known what these words mean ... 'I want and desire mercy, not sacrifice'
They surely would not have murdered the innocent; why trust what I say, when you can learn for yourself?
Think for yourself.

Mercy Trumps Judgement,
Love Weary


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