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Old 05-28-2018, 09:33 PM
 
Location: Southern Oregon
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Any thoughts about Psalm 46:9
I like 10 better:
10“Cease striving and know that I am God;
I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”
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Old 05-28-2018, 09:37 PM
 
Location: Colorado Springs
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Since Jesus taught that the Hebrew Scriptures are religious truth, he was saying his teachings are the real right religion.
Thy Word (Hebrew Scriptures) are religious truth - John 17:17. Jesus explained those Scriptures for us.
You are wasting your time. Period. None of us is going to believe anything you say just because you quote scriptures we don't believe in. You don't even have the thinking power to answer a simple question.
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Old 05-28-2018, 10:18 PM
 
Location: Southern Oregon
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Since Jesus taught that the Hebrew Scriptures are religious truth, he was saying his teachings are the real right religion.
Thy Word (Hebrew Scriptures) are religious truth - John 17:17. Jesus explained those Scriptures for us.
seriously> Is this thw same John that said Jesus was the Word made flesh? This is not about the scriptures, and certainly not about the OT as a whole, but the message or plan that Jesus embodied.
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Old 05-28-2018, 10:23 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma
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The wars America has been in in the last 70 (heck, almost ALL of our existence) have been globalist schemes.


Like I said, that's a different topic and probably only allowed in P&OC
I'm giving example as to how callous religions treat this life. The globalist use these unfounded beliefs to excuse the lives they destroy. My point is that this life is precious and should be treasured. The mindset that this life is a drop in the bucket is tragic indoctrination.
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Old 05-28-2018, 10:29 PM
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Location: Walt Disney World
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I'm giving example as to how callous religions treat this life. The globalist use these unfounded beliefs to excuse the lives they destroy. My point is that this life is precious and should be treasured. The mindset that this life is a drop in the bucket is tragic indoctrination.
What religion(s) are you talking about? Where are these examples you speak of?
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Old 05-28-2018, 10:31 PM
 
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A good point, but ours would be that this is Humanist doctrine (or perhaps Eastern religion) but Not Abrahamic. The doctrine there is that this life is rubbish and the only one that matters is the next.Indeed, in the past dying early and in the cause of the faith was considered desirable. It would please God and guarantee you a place in heaven. In Islam they still do it, but they are half a millennium behind the rest of the world in the humanities.

Of course you believers don't really believe that stuff any more and more than we do and you follow the humanist ethic of valuing life, and what you actually do is distorting what the religion actually teaches to make it fit what you Really believe - which is humanist ethics like any atheist does.

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Old 05-28-2018, 10:44 PM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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Why bother with anything in this life? EVERYTHING is meaningless, right?
Right.


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Isn't it?
Yes.


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If it just goes blank/dark/black when we die...what does anything matter?
If it just goes blank, nothing does matter. Is that what you believe happens.
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Old 05-28-2018, 10:45 PM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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Why would anything be meaningless in this life if there is no afterlife? That is probably the most insane concept I hear from believers.
I guess insanity is relative, huh?
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Old 05-28-2018, 11:15 PM
 
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I guess insanity is relative, huh?
Yep some of my relatives are insane. 😊
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Old 05-28-2018, 11:29 PM
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Location: Ontario, Canada
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Then why do atheists waste their precious seconds in fruitless online debates with Christians? If I believed that then I would make sure every second was filled with as much excitement and joy as possible.
I don't know, jeff. Why don't you ask one?
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