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    For a "Religion and Ethics" forum there seems to be so much negativity.

    Bashing, belittling, insulting.....


    Here's a screen shot of just the first page of threads:

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    I don't really understand why atheists, et.al. start threads asking questions about scripture when they really don't intend on accepting any answer given to them or why someone (anyone) starts a discussion with the sole purpose of attacking another group of people and their belief structure.
     
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    Nor do I. Id rather have discussion and dialogue. Id rather see more uplifting and edifying discussions.

    But I'd hardly blame the athiests alone. Everyone should be respectful.
     
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    I had to add in the "someone-anyone" part because I feel the same way.
    :cool:
     
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    misery loves company?

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    people that are insecure about their own beliefs or lack of beliefs, seem to need others to join in their misery....
     
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    Atheists don't exist. Humans are wired-up to believe in God. In order to be an atheist, you have to lie to yourself daily.
     
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    My view is that it's all going to come out just fine. We as the human race have control of a small portion of time, and that which is ours, no more. We only think we have more.

    The same as a person. We have only some control over a small portion of time, our time. When young, we think we have more time. Until our time is getting closer. :razz:

    We are thinking too young as a people imho.
     
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    So that's how the Democrat Party maintains its membership! :lol::lol::lol:
     
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    hahahahahahahaha! Pretty certain, that's how BOTH parties keep their own membership!
     
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    Look

    If I wanted to start a thread on scripture, Ever answer you could possibly give would logically go against your very theology.

    Don't believe me, try this on for size.

    Referencing Mark 16:16-18, we have a method of distinguishing true believers of Christ from Charlatans and people that believe in nonsense about Jesus and christiainity. Please read all of Mark 16 to understand who is saying what.

    Now there is an arguement out there that says only believers can be healed. But if that were the case, how Could Jesus, Peter or any of the other disciples heal people that did not know them first? According to the witness, it is apparent that a sick person that was healed by a believer did not know, then they were healed by a believer/Christ, then began to learn about Jesus. In other words, the healed did not properly understand the faith even after they were healed. They still have to learn it.

    Another arguement says that Mark is mistaken, this is not a sign of the believers and Mark over stated an opinion. But if this is the case, then this leads to doubting the entire new Testament as truth. If Mark is mistaken or inaccurate, then what is accurate or true about the Testimonies, epistles and other statements in the New Testament. How can one be certain. Also, how could you tell what is true and what is false concerning what is assumed to be scripture?

    Finally there is the case where it is apparent that you don't know the truth, only bits and pieces of it and it is not sufficient for salvation. Recall that in Mark 16:15 it is stated that only the true believers will be rewarded and unbelievrs are condemned. Mark 16:16-18 tells you exactly how to identify the true believers.

    Are the signs of Mark upon you? Or are you talking nonsense. I am only using scriptures as the basis of this question
     
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    Hammer....check
    Nail.......check

    BAM!!!!

    Dead on, C4!
     

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