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    Re: On Islam's strength's and weaknesses.

    conon394,

    Hislop is worth reading because of the time and energy he placed on referring to linguistical authorities to build his case but the one thing I don't agree with him on is that the...
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    Common Soldier,

    " In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and the darkness was on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon...
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    Common Soldier,

    If one reads Hislop's Two Babylons one will find where that notion came from as the Mary tradition stemmed from Semiramis as being part of the Trinity in which there was a mother,...
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    Re: On Islam's strength's and weaknesses.

    Paul, not appreciated by Islam, wrote to the Galatian church that he was amazed at how quickly some in that church were being led astray by false teachers and so he announced that, even if anyone...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    You know that there are two concepts to the part in Genesis when the threesome were confronted by God. One, in their disobedience they realised that they were naked physically and two, Spiritually...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    TheLeft,

    And yet we have birds and animals that can utter human words when taught them. As the garden in my opinion is a figure and type for heaven then we are talking about something outside the...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    Cyclops,

    The Passover feast lasted for seven or eight days so neither would be wrong in the same sense that we regard Xmas Eve to be as important as Xmas Day. That I don't know the exact dates...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    Cyclops,

    And that is described in terms of the Potter who makes things for value and no value. God is Sovereign over all things why? Because all things belong to Him, including me and you so...
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    Re: On Islam's strength's and weaknesses.

    Axalon,

    The difference between Jesus and Mohammed couldn't be clearer as six thousand years of prophetic witness continue to be fulfilled in the case of Jesus Christ against the false claims of...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    conon394,

    The answer to that lies in what Paul told the Romans when he said that man worships the created rather than the Creator. Man thinks he can resolve just about anything and yet history...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    Cyclops,

    It is written that God sustains all things by the power of His Word that Word being Jesus Christ so He knew before I wrote what I would write and what your answer would be. My post was...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    conon394,

    Are you OK? Are you really mellowing in your old age as I expected to be lambasted by you for my post? The point is that any science concerning the past can only be verified either by...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    conon394,

    Well at least you didn't say it was a fake it being real enough. So, it really comes down to a question of timing which if using Ussher's flood date, 2348BC that dates the tablet to 150...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    conon394,

    In the University of Pennsylvania there is a tablet numbered CBM13532 which was discovered by Professor Hermann Volrath Hilprecht's team at a dig at the site of the ancient city of...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    Concerning the Genesis story and its age, there is a university in America which has a portion of Scripture on a plate which predates anything ever written about our beginning by about one hundred...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    Cyclops,

    Sin is the result of Adam's failure to believe God and to obey Him. Death was its price. Was he put to death immediately as some others were deeper into Scripture? No, why? Because in...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    Cyclops,

    As the Father is a bright shining Light upon Whom no man may look on and live then the Only Person Who could have walked and talked with Adam is Jesus Christ. In his opening regarding...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    epic_fail,

    Thanks for clearing that up. Words are so important as you know so what I said then is no different from what I say now and that is to reach deeper into what the Holy Spirit is telling...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    PointOfViewGun,

    Dear friend, you're a little confused here on a few counts. One, I always maintained that the garden was a figure for heaven and that two, being the case had, Adam and Eve not...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    Cyclops,

    The simple answer to the power of God is that for forty years I kidded myself on that my desiny was in my own hands when clearly it wasn't. Secularly I must be the luckiest guy alive yet...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    Cyclops,

    Did you not know that God knew the very words in your posting before you put them down. That's how powerful God is my friend and so He allows many things to happen in His great scheme of...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    Thinking on about what happens when Jesus does come back to judge all as well as put this creation into non-existence what sprung to mind was that as God cannot live with darkness and there won't be...
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    Re: On Islam's strength's and weaknesses.

    The biggest fault in Islam is that it offers no surety of passage into its paradise. It appeals to the baser instincts with which man has been endowed with without the surety that any will ever see...
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    Muizer,

    No, Christianity goes all the way back to the prophecy God made at the fall of man although in those days they weren't called Christians, rather saints and what is clearly seen from these...
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    Re: On Islam's strength's and weaknesses.

    LestaT,

    In effect Islam is just another religion of works.
  26. Re: Is it moral for parents to decide not have gay children?

    TheLeft,

    Yes, God does have a plan and it's called redemption. Man has a will but it never was free as the rule in the garden plus the curse of sin displays. Man went from the arms of his...
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    Re: On Islam's strength's and weaknesses.

    Every time I see and hear men and women who were once Muslim tell of how Jesus Christ came into their lives, their stories confirm Islam's greatest weakness which is that they have got another god...
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    TheLeft,

    How do you make that out? Perhaps you know something we don't so why not share it?
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    The study in question came from the Broad Institute of the US, co-authored by a Dr Benjamin Neale. The study found that an individual's genes have less influence on the sexuality than their height...
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    Genghis Skahn,

    The Daily Mail report was at the beginning of the week so I'll have to search through the papers to find it. Paul writes that some converts to Christ were homosexual or alludes to...
  31. Re: What do you all make of Tim O'Neil's History fof Atheists?

    95thrifleman,

    Of course you probably don't tell her that you think it is a fairy tale yet you cannot prove it so where will that leave you if she should question your unproven fact to be a lie? ...
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    Cyclops,

    The first chapter of Genesis concentrates on God being the Creator, each day telling of what He created on that day whilst the second chapter emphasises more of what He created and for...
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    Cyclops,

    That's a wee bit of wishful thinking because Adam was put in charge of the animals who by the way had their helpmeet in that they were male and female whilst Adam had no-one. Therefore...
  34. Re: What do you all make of Tim O'Neil's History fof Atheists?

    The biggest problem mankind has is his rejection of God which is caused not by the reading of books, rather the rejection of one book in particular. That book is what is causing the reaction we see...
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    Gaidin,

    Well if God didn't create all things then who did? If it's a case of the survival of the fittest where did morality come from? Indeed why would it bother anyone who is a homosexual or...
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    Gaidin and Cyclops,

    I'm going to make my stand on what God's word tells us. Man and woman were made in Adam and Eve as perfect in the image of God. In other words they were made for each other...
  37. Re: What do you all make of Tim O'Neil's History fof Atheists?

    95thrifleman,

    I think one has to differenciate between what was done in His name from what was commanded to be done by Him? Jesus never commanded anyone to kill in His name to my knowlege ever. ...
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    Gaidin,

    What blew up in my face? I referred to a report in the Daily Mail that from some American studies these guys just announced that there are no genetics lonked to homosexuality. The report...
  39. Re: Is it moral for parents to decide not have gay children?

    According to a recent scientific report there is no such thing as a gay gene. It all comes down to preference by any child as it grows and so parents have no say in the matter. So what the report...
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    Re: How true is the Bible?

    Commissar Caligula_,

    It may seem strange to you but I don't try to imagine Jesus in an artistic way and try to avoid anything that depicts Him that way, why? Because the second commandment tells...
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