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Old 10-21-2010, 07:00 PM
 
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Wouldn't 'sea of fire' be more effective in scaring non-Christians into the fold? Seeing as the 'lake' is obviously not scaring them effectively enough...

A semi-serious discussion on the way terminology illicits fear in people...

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Old 10-21-2010, 07:17 PM
 
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Wouldn't 'sea of fire' be more effective in scaring non-Christians into the fold?

A semi-serious discussion on the way terminology illicits fear in people...

I'm sure the scariest phrase has got to be le lac de feu; French for "the lake of fire."

Oh, no! Not the le lac de feu!!


 
Old 10-21-2010, 11:29 PM
 
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I'm sure the scariest phrase has got to be le lac de feu; French for "the lake of fire."

Oh, no! Not the le lac de feu!!


Hahahaha!!! You are too funny!

Personally, I don't think it much matters how it is worded. Since I don't believe in it - you can call it whatever you want and it still won't affect me at all. But le lac de feu does have a nice ring to it!!!
 
Old 10-21-2010, 11:30 PM
 
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the way people say it in the south...'OHHHHH you're goin' to ...HAELLLLLL!!!!!' LOL.
 
Old 10-22-2010, 05:44 AM
 
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I'm sure the scariest phrase has got to be le lac de feu; French for "the lake of fire."

Oh, no! Not the le lac de feu!!


That's funny .
 
Old 10-22-2010, 04:33 PM
 
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Seeing Lord Jesus for the first time and believing him true when It is to late to believe because this the great Judgement and you never believed when you had a chance to believe when you were alive on the earth and rejected the idea of believing because no church going to control me
 
Old 10-22-2010, 04:42 PM
 
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Hahahaha!!! You are too funny!

Personally, I don't think it much matters how it is worded. Since I don't believe in it - you can call it whatever you want and it still won't affect me at all. But le lac de feu does have a nice ring to it!!!
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That's funny .

Thanks, guys. I thought so, too.

You really can't fit much in a lake, especially not billions of people. A sea, maybe, but not a lake.

 
Old 10-22-2010, 04:50 PM
 
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Wouldn't 'sea of fire' be more effective in scaring non-Christians into the fold? Seeing as the 'lake' is obviously not scaring them effectively enough...

A semi-serious discussion on the way terminology illicits fear in people...
I don't know, how about "galaxy of fire" ... Now thats scary!
 
Old 10-22-2010, 04:51 PM
 
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Seeing Lord Jesus for the first time and believing him true when It is to late to believe because this the great Judgement and you never believed when you had a chance to believe when you were alive on the earth and rejected the idea of believing because no church going to control me
What ???

I just can't decipher what you are saying ... Are you speaking in code or something?
 
Old 10-22-2010, 07:56 PM
 
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Wouldn't 'sea of fire' be more effective...
Lake of fire, sea of fire, pit of fire....Really, with all due respect, June just couldn't help but mention that she is typing this post from her family room, which has a lovely antique wood burning stove. The only "fire" that June is interested in at this moment is the lovely warmth that is gracing her home, and smell of wood smoke that fuels her soul.

Oh, but the sea can wait....


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