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Old 07-01-2010, 09:24 PM
 
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(I'd probably toss a little birdseed your way too to keep ya warm.)

June is heartened to know that you would "Spare-O" her from starvation with those little birdseeded, "mustard" seeds, little bird!

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Old 07-01-2010, 09:28 PM
 
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Old 07-01-2010, 11:09 PM
 
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June may have started this OP, but the disconnect she feels from it after all the pages, pages, pages that somehow inadvertently led into even more of a UR vs. ET debate is something that she supposes has answered her question; has proven her point.

June's thinking that Christianity is just too contentious. That's rather sad. But it tends to reinforce the nonbeliever's nonbelief, as all that truly comes through is....Arguing.

In large part, June's point in posting this thread was to ask whether there isn't something more, beyond the whole ET versus UR debate? Isn't there more to being a Christian than desperately trying to establish that it is "my view vs. your view and I am right and you are wrong?" --How, under such circumstances, is anyone to genuinelly understand, let alone align oneself with your belief and faith?

June's thinking that if she ever became a "believer" (.....) that she would have to resort to her own "June denomination." Perhaps, therein, rests part of the solution: "The Gospel According to June." (Just kidding, folks, just kidding...)

--But heaven help June if that ever happened and it made sense, as June would exist soley on her own little one-person denominational ice flow...How sad. But this much June does know: If that ever happened, June's thinking that she'd simply misguidedly decide that she was going to heaven, and she'd take her chances....It's not like June would have anything to lose. -All the while reading "The Message," holding her breath, and simply hoping for the best!

Poor June. What a little silly one she is.

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June,

ok - to answer your original question For me there is more to life than the ET vs UR debate

I am a believer, but with all of the different theologies abounding in christianity to me it seems that the whole thing has gotten a lot larger and divisive over 2000 years and has gone away from its roots which is believing in Jesus, and seems to be more about converting to the religion of "christianity" ...........
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Old 07-02-2010, 03:31 AM
 
Location: New England
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seems to be more about converting to the religion of "christianity" ...........

Which basically is believe the same as me . For fundamental christianity has we kbow it today , it's about what you have believed in and not who you have believed in.

Paul said i know whom i have believed in and not what i have believed in .2 Timothy 1 verse 12
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Old 07-02-2010, 04:11 AM
 
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Which basically is believe the same as me . For fundamental christianity has we kbow it today , it's about what you have believed in and not who you have believed in.

Paul said i know whom i have believed in and not what i have believed in .2 Timothy 1 verse 12
At some point it became a creedal belief and not a reality. That's why I'm convinced that Christ is universal. I have found "Him" in the most unexpected places.
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Old 07-02-2010, 09:48 AM
 
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My goodness, after 60 pages of argumentative debate, June honestly has no idea!

It seems to me that June proved her point!!
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Old 07-02-2010, 10:12 AM
 
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It seems to me that June proved her point!!
I know.
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Old 07-02-2010, 10:38 AM
 
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Well at least one thing that the E.T. and UR agree on is that there is an afterlife and then it has its differences thereafter.

The important thing to remember is one does not really die ,it is only a phase once we perish from this Earth and hopefully go to be with the Lord in Heaven. We should enjoy ourself while here on Earth and do what is right and be an exemplary for the Lord because it is only short-term and all I have to say what a positive thing to look towards,I can't wait to come face -to-face with the Lord.

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Old 07-02-2010, 11:10 AM
 
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At some point it became a creedal belief and not a reality. That's why I'm convinced that Christ is universal. I have found "Him" in the most unexpected places.

Me too.
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Old 07-02-2010, 10:39 PM
 
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June may have started this OP, but the disconnect she feels from it after all the pages, pages, pages that somehow inadvertently led into even more of a UR vs. ET debate is something that she supposes has answered her question; has proven her point.

June's thinking that Christianity is just too contentious. That's rather sad. But it tends to reinforce the nonbeliever's nonbelief, as all that truly comes through is....Arguing.

In large part, June's point in posting this thread was to ask whether there isn't something more, beyond the whole ET versus UR debate? Isn't there more to being a Christian than desperately trying to establish that it is "my view vs. your view and I am right and you are wrong?" --How, under such circumstances, is anyone to genuinelly understand, let alone align oneself with your belief and faith?

June's thinking that if she ever became a "believer" (.....) that she would have to resort to her own "June denomination." Perhaps, therein, rests part of the solution: "The Gospel According to June." (Just kidding, folks, just kidding...)

--But heaven help June if that ever happened and it made sense, as June would exist soley on her own little one-person denominational ice flow...How sad. But this much June does know: If that ever happened, June's thinking that she'd simply misguidedly decide that she was going to heaven, and she'd take her chances....It's not like June would have anything to lose. -All the while reading "The Message," holding her breath, and simply hoping for the best!

Poor June. What a little silly one she is.

Maybe....


Take gentle care.
This post is a patently unfair assessment of the situation.Of course there is more.Most Christians never even get into this discussion.I rarely did before coming here.But you chose to ask this on a discussion forum in which you know there were proponents of both views,which are mutually exclusive of each other in terms of their belief about the end result of all mankind.What exactly other than another debate did you think you were going to get?

One might as well ask,is there more to being an atheist than arguing with theists about God?Of course there is.How many atheists base their life around arguing against theists?At the same time,what else do you expect to get besides arguing when two opposing POV's post every day in the same forum?I mean,come on now.
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