What I Believe.

Discussion in 'Religion and Ethics' started by Dante, Jan 9, 2009.

  1. Dante
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    Why reinvent the wheel or a well worded reply?

    “I'm not greedy. I have love, blue skies, rainbows, and Hallmark cards, and that has to be enough… It seems just rude to beg the invisible for more. ”

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    Sorry none of that proves to any rational man that there is no God - only that God cannot - as one should expect of a God who states that Salvation is by Grace and Grace alone - be found purely through the use of human logic.
     
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    And there's no way you can possibly prove that the Bible was written by God, plus he said what I believe, not what I can prove, so what's your point?
     
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    No one needs to prove the Bible was written by God. The Bible never makes such a claim. The Bible is merely an inspired educational tool to help people find God through their own experiences.

    I've never understood the way the Bible is worshipped by some as though what God wanted us to do is read it all day yet never apply any of it. It just doesnt make sense to me.
     
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    and other religious will disagree with you, so...

    none of IT makes sense when you take the blinders of faith off. trust me...been there done that.
     
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    My point sir is a that his premise is unproven and illogical.
     
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    kind of like God is unproven! That is why it is called faith!
     
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    what the fuck?
     
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    If as Reformation Christians maintain Salvation is by grace and grace alone, thenuntil God changes your heart you will no more be inclined to recognize that He exists than you will be able to recognize any thing written in the Bible. The Bible makes no sense to you because it is spiritual and can only be fully understood by those guided by the Holy Spirit for to the natural man things of the Spirit are foolishness.
     
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    Then again, maybe the bible is just a allegorical tome that some should lead a good way to lead your life. If there is a god, I'll eat my hat.......
     

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