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Christ is Unity: no sexism, homophobia, racism, or religious arrogance

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posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 08:35 PM
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"There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus." - Galatians 3:28

"Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all. " - Colossian 3:11

"Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God:" - 1 Corinthians 10:32

There is no distinction between Jew or Gentile, Slave or Free-Man, Male or Female, because Christ is all and in all (Colossians 3:11/Galatians 3:28). God is impartial (Romans 2:11). God give sunlight and rain to the good and evil (Matthew 5:45). God is kind even to the evil (Luke 6:35). What we have down to the least among us, we have also done to The King (Matthew 25:40). To love others as yourself is The Law of Christ (Matthew 7:12). One day, everyone in Heaven, on Earth, and even below will honor The Spirit of Unity which is Christ (Phil. 2:10:11).

Remember, it was religious priests who quoted The Law of Moses and believed they were God's chosen and superior to everyone that sent Jesus to be crucified. Be careful not to let the same angry, judgmental, murderous spirit be in you.




posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 08:47 PM
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Christ is the image of God right? Christ is the image that we are ALL created in. What is it that you see right now? An image of light looking onto the world. Look at your hand and your hand is "created" in the image that you see. Look in a mirror and the image you see of yourself is the image that you are created in who is Christ.

God is all in all just as Paul says, God is shining his light from within us onto the world.
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posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 08:48 PM
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Amen brother!

I'm not necessarily a Christian, but was raised in it.

I appreciate this post.




a reply to: lightofgratitude



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 09:33 PM
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I agree, wholeheartedly


But good luck getting those in the ilk of the Westboro Baptist and the whole 'God Hates' mob to accept these words lol.
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posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 10:05 PM
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That's fine.

But just recall that at the end of days there will be a judgment and dividing of the sheep and the goats. So clearly God will not unify with everything and everyone.

That is why we are given to rightly divide the word so that we know how to make sure we are the sheep, not goats.



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 10:37 PM
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That all sounds rainbow beautiful OP... but pauls words were different than Jesus's words.

Luke12:53


Father will be divided against son and son against father; mother against daughter and daughter against mother; and mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.'"


There will be division and has been division since the beginning of Christianity.



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 10:42 PM
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I gave a S(lar)and F(lag) because I feel bad for religious people who try their best to make the immorality go away within atheists, Muslims, other Christians and everyone in the world.

I feel like hugging you. No sarcasm.



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 11:11 PM
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Your opening post is misleading, its not the truth

Non christians will not agree and should not have to agree with you.

The letters Paul wrote were to the christian community's
They were not written to those who are not christian or those outside of the community.

Jesus and Paul instructed christians to love and not judge those outside of the christian community.
Those inside the christian community, thats a different story


Immorality Rebuked
1It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is intolerable even among pagans: A man has his father’s wife. 2And you are proud! Shouldn’t you rather have been stricken with grief and removed from your fellowship the man who did this?…
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posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 11:37 PM
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originally posted by: 3NL1GHT3N3D1
Christ is the image of God right? Christ is the image that we are ALL created in. What is it that you see right now? An image of light looking onto the world. Look at your hand and your hand is "created" in the image that you see. Look in a mirror and the image you see of yourself is the image that you are created in who is Christ.

God is all in all just as Paul says, God is shining his light from within us onto the world.


Read in context, this is referring quite specifically to the 'the ideal Christian' that we should all emulate.

It isn't saying that God is a wishy washy blancmange of diffuse goodness. We very obviously are not God or Christ in our true natures.

Jesus said for us to be perfect, like God (Matthew 5:28). I'm fairly sure He was describing a goal that we should strive for.

I know I have a long way to go...



posted on Jul, 12 2017 @ 12:01 AM
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originally posted by: luciferslight
I gave a S(lar)and F(lag) because I feel bad for religious people who try their best to make the immorality go away within atheists, Muslims, other Christians and everyone in the world.

I feel like hugging you. No sarcasm.


The Christian goal is not to impose law.

Remember that "Love and do what thou will is the whole of the law" is a quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo, not of Aleister Crowley.

The Christian goal is moderated by loving actions and is for self-control, not by enforcing law.

The law says that we don't make the grade. We all have sinned.

Instead of punishing us for our sin God has instead placed Himself in our place of punishment, has borne it, and offers a way for true repentance to elevate us beyond past misdeeds.

Jesus sacrifice of Himself for us also serves as an example for how we should treat others.



posted on Jul, 12 2017 @ 12:23 AM
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The letters Paul wrote were to the christian community's

Paul was a lying, back stabbing, SOB. He said some beautiful things...I'll give you that.
Then, he went on to say, "And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is a shame for women to speak in the church."

Oh my goodness....what happened to there is "neither male nor female, Jew or Gentile"?
Guess Paul (Mr. Politician), couldn't decide which side he was on.
Plus, he never met Jesus....and in order to be "an apostle", you really need to read Acts. Chp. 1.

Jesus didn't come here to start a "religion" called "Christianity". That was all Saul of Tarsus' doing. Christianity was FOUNDED upon Paul's doctrine. Oh,it and does NOT line up with what Jesus taught.
Let the flame throwing begin.







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posted on Jul, 12 2017 @ 12:28 AM
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originally posted by: ketsuko
That's fine.

But just recall that at the end of days there will be a judgment and dividing of the sheep and the goats. So clearly God will not unify with everything and everyone.

That is why we are given to rightly divide the word so that we know how to make sure we are the sheep, not goats.


Wait....let me guess... you just can't WAIT till the goats are slaughtered.

I agree that there are some people in this world who are evil and need to be punished.
ummm.....so what should happen to those folks out there who actually TRY to live a good life and take care of others??
Are they just lost and damned to eternal hellfire because they didn't accept Jesus as their Lord and Savior?
If so....then GOD isn't good.



posted on Jul, 12 2017 @ 12:32 AM
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originally posted by: chr0naut

originally posted by: luciferslight
I gave a S(lar)and F(lag) because I feel bad for religious people who try their best to make the immorality go away within atheists, Muslims, other Christians and everyone in the world.

I feel like hugging you. No sarcasm.


The Christian goal is not to impose law.

Remember that "Love and do what thou will is the whole of the law" is a quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo, not of Aleister Crowley.

The Christian goal is moderated by loving actions and is for self-control, not by enforcing law.

The law says that we don't make the grade. We all have sinned.

Instead of punishing us for our sin God has instead placed Himself in our place of punishment, has borne it, and offers a way for true repentance to elevate us beyond past misdeeds.


Nope. Jesus showed everyone that the REAL God was so radically different from the one the Jews believed in, they didn't know what the heck to do with Him.
Not only that, but you Raggedy, are a shining example of the judgmental attitude that is rampant in "Christianity".
Smug comes to mind. However, it's actually way worse.
You mimic the "god" you think you serve. Come to think of it, you totally mimic "him".
You wouldn't know how to be like Jesus if He came up and gave you a 101 class in "loving others".


Jesus sacrifice of Himself for us also serves as an example for how we should treat others.


He wasn't a "blood sacrifice". He came to tell the TRUTH.

Annnndddd.... exactly HOW do you treat others like Jesus??
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posted on Jul, 12 2017 @ 12:34 AM
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posted on Jul, 12 2017 @ 12:54 AM
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originally posted by: Matrixsurvivor
a reply to: Raggedyman






The letters Paul wrote were to the christian community's

Paul was a lying, back stabbing, SOB. He said some beautiful things...I'll give you that.
Then, he went on to say, "And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is a shame for women to speak in the church."

Oh my goodness....what happened to there is "neither male nor female, Jew or Gentile"?
Guess Paul (Mr. Politician), couldn't decide which side he was on.
Plus, he never met Jesus....and in order to be "an apostle", you really need to read Acts. Chp. 1.

Jesus didn't come here to start a "religion" called "Christianity". That was all Saul of Tarsus' doing. Christianity was FOUNDED upon Paul's doctrine. Oh,it and does NOT line up with what Jesus taught.
Let the flame throwing begin.



I think in context it must have been a fair thing to say

Prior to christianity, women were subjugated

Lets assume
In church its quite possible that many women asked many questions and interrupted the meeting.

Note this was said very early in the churches life, and not repeated after women had been established as part of the whole community

So once women, and we all know how clever they are, learned the basics from their spouses and friends, they were allowed to be part of the community and talk.


So new christians should remain quiet, so should many older christians i find...
Galatians 3:28
"There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for you are all one in Christ Jesus."

Indeed Paul taught women became sons of God as well, equals.

But there is a natural order, new people should remain quiet, not upset the meeting with constant questions
There should be other times provided for answering questions for new people.



posted on Jul, 12 2017 @ 02:06 AM
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originally posted by: Matrixsurvivor

originally posted by: chr0naut

originally posted by: luciferslight
I gave a S(lar)and F(lag) because I feel bad for religious people who try their best to make the immorality go away within atheists, Muslims, other Christians and everyone in the world.

I feel like hugging you. No sarcasm.


The Christian goal is not to impose law.

Remember that "Love and do what thou will is the whole of the law" is a quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo, not of Aleister Crowley.

The Christian goal is moderated by loving actions and is for self-control, not by enforcing law.

The law says that we don't make the grade. We all have sinned.

Instead of punishing us for our sin God has instead placed Himself in our place of punishment, has borne it, and offers a way for true repentance to elevate us beyond past misdeeds.


Nope. Jesus showed everyone that the REAL God was so radically different from the one the Jews believed in, they didn't know what the heck to do with Him.
Not only that, but you Raggedy, are a shining example of the judgmental attitude that is rampant in "Christianity".
Smug comes to mind. However, it's actually way worse.
You mimic the "god" you think you serve. Come to think of it, you totally mimic "him".
You wouldn't know how to be like Jesus if He came up and gave you a 101 class in "loving others".

He wasn't a "blood sacrifice". He came to tell the TRUTH.


Then why did he die? Surely He could have stayed alive and continued to tell the truth, simply walking away from those who opposed Him as He had done a couple of times before.


Annnndddd.... exactly HOW do you treat others like Jesus??


Well, Jesus forgave those who were genuinely repentant and that had faith in Him. The self-sanctimonious such as the Sadducees and Pharisees, He was not particularly forgiving of.



posted on Jul, 12 2017 @ 02:12 AM
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Then why did he die?


sedition...

So... no he couldn't have stayed




posted on Jul, 12 2017 @ 02:15 AM
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originally posted by: Akragon
a reply to: chr0naut


Then why did he die?


sedition...

So... no he couldn't have stayed



The crucifixion truncated Jesus' ministry somewhat. If "telling the truth" was Jesus' mission, it kind of stuffed that up a bit.



posted on Jul, 12 2017 @ 02:19 AM
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a reply to: chr0naut

Not really... He taught what was needed

His followers went on to teach and spread his message...

Three years was apparently enough




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