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Old 05-12-2010, 12:51 AM
 
Location: arizona ... most of the time
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Would someone please explain why anyone should accept the teaching of heaven?
  1. There is no "proof" of heaven
  2. since eternal isn't eternal or everlasting it's going to be temporary (an age)
  3. Our only descriptions and knowledge of heaven is from OT\NT
  4. No human has ever came back from heaven to earth with "proof"
  5. Since Jesus doesn't have the power to say to those on the left to "depart from me"...why does he have the power to invite people on his right to heaven?
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Old 05-12-2010, 12:54 AM
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
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Would someone please explain why anyone should accept the teaching of heaven?
  1. There is no "proof" of heaven
  2. since eternal isn't eternal or everlasting it's going to be temporary (an age)
  3. Our only descriptions and knowledge of heaven is from OT\NT
  4. No human has ever came back from heaven to earth with "proof"
  5. Since Jesus doesn't have the power to say to those on the left to "depart from me"...why does he have the power to invite people on his right to heaven?
You shouldn't accept the teachings of heaven... IMO
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Old 05-12-2010, 01:29 AM
 
Location: Nashville, TN
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Twin, this is so weird that you would make a thread about this. I was thinking the EXACT same thing this morning and I was going to address it. I guess you beat me to it!
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Old 05-12-2010, 01:30 AM
 
Location: Nashville, TN
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You shouldn't accept the teachings of heaven... IMO
At least you are consistent kat lol
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Old 05-12-2010, 02:03 AM
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
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At least you are consistent kat lol
That I am! Can't have heaven without a hell.
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Old 05-12-2010, 03:07 AM
 
Location: Texas
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The thing to remember is that we are one with the eternally self existent one.

A small, self-centered mind believes that this universe is all God has going on and that our stories are the centerpiece of eternity.

Please seek to free your minds from the tiny constructs we all were born into.
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Old 05-12-2010, 04:13 AM
 
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The thing to remember is that we are one with the eternally self existent one.

A small, self-centered mind believes that this universe is all God has going on and that our stories are the centerpiece of eternity.

Please seek to free your minds from the tiny constructs we all were born into.
i hear ya,time to look outside the box.!!
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Old 05-12-2010, 06:28 AM
 
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Would someone please explain why anyone should accept the teaching of heaven?
  1. There is no "proof" of heaven
  2. since eternal isn't eternal or everlasting it's going to be temporary (an age)
  3. Our only descriptions and knowledge of heaven is from OT\NT
  4. No human has ever came back from heaven to earth with "proof"
  5. Since Jesus doesn't have the power to say to those on the left to "depart from me"...why does he have the power to invite people on his right to heaven?
  1. I am a universalist and I believe there is a heaven.
  2. Who ever said heaven is not eternal? We will put on immortality so will never die.
  3. Those descriptions from the OT/NT are good enough for me.
  4. Actually Jesus did. He told Mary not to touch Him because He had not ascended to heaven yet. Then He told her He is ascending to His Father and their Father and His God and their God. After He ascended He came back and then told Thomas to touch the nail prints and the hole in His side.
  5. Who ever said Jesus doesn't have the power to say to those on the left to "Depart from Me"? I believe He does and will do that to those bad nations that mistreated His brethren during their day of tribulation.
What you are doing is mischaracterizing the Universalist through the back door. It amounts to lying about us.
I could do the same thing. Here:
  1. Why do ETers worship Satan since they are supposed to worship God only?
  2. Why do ETers think it is O.K. to get drunk, rape and pillage since they believe they are going to heaven anyway?
  3. Why do ETers drown their children and poison their congregations? (Oh, wait, that really is true!)
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Old 05-12-2010, 07:37 AM
 
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The thing to remember is that we are one with the eternally self existent one.

A small, self-centered mind believes that this universe is all God has going on and that our stories are the centerpiece of eternity.

Please seek to free your minds from the tiny constructs we all were born into.

Exactly.
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Old 05-12-2010, 07:39 AM
 
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Exactly.
Can you be a little more specific?
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