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1. Who am I, and what am I worth?
2. Where did I come from?
3. What is the purpose of life?
4. Where am I going when I die?
2050 BC: Ur-Nammu's Code - The earliest known written legal code of which a copy has been found, albeit a copy in such poor shape that only five articles can be deciphered. Archaeological evidence shows that it was supported by an advanced legal system which included specialized judges, the giving of testimony under oath, the proper form of judicial decisions and the ability of the judges to order that damages be paid to a victim by the guilty party.
Exd 19:13 There shall not an hand touch it, but he shall surely be stoned, or shot through; whether [it be] beast or man, it shall not live: when the trumpet soundeth long, they shall come up to the mount.
Exd 21:28 If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they die: then the ox shall be surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox [shall be] quit.
Exd 21:29 But if the ox were wont to push with his horn in time past, and it hath been testified to his owner, and he hath not kept him in, but that he hath killed a man or a woman; the ox shall be stoned, and his owner also shall be put to death.
(Here's some justice for ya
Exd 21:32 If the ox shall push a manservant or a maidservant; he shall give unto their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.
Num 15:36 And all the congregation brought him without the camp, and stoned him with stones, and he died; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Act 7:59 And they stoned Stephen, calling upon [God], and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.
6. Does God allow you to sell your daughter into slavery?
Correct Answer: A. (Yes. And the situation is not unbearable for her since, if her master takes her as his wife and she does not please him, he must set her free) “And if a man sell his daughter to be a maidservant, she shall not go out as the menservants do. If she please not her master, who hath betrothed her to himself, then shall he let her be redeemed: to sell her unto a strange nation, he shall have no power, seeing he hath dealt deceitfully with her. And if he have betrothed her unto his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters. If he take him another wife: her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish” (Exodus 21:7-10).
Originally posted by expert999
if man has been here for more than 10,000 years, howcome there havent been any older codes found? the world was created 6,000 years ago, roughly, and if you want me to stop using man as an "accident" then I will, but evolution makes life out to be from chance. it so happened to appear on earth 3.4 billion years ago. and now life has changed a lot since then.
that is a fairytale. the textbooks say that life evolving from non-living material is slow. I would agree. its so slow that it doesnt even happen.
evolution is a fantasy provided by man for an excuse so he wont be accountable to God.
you cant prove that it happened. at least I have a record of my religion. its called the bible. yeah there were some pretty weird ways of doing things back in the day, but didnt jesus change a lot of things? like whoever is without sin cast the first stone. or turn the other cheek.
and he also stated that "love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul,mind,and strength" and also "love your neighbor as you love yourself" "by doing these you will have kept the 10 commandments.
jesus changed a lot of things because he was going to be the ultimate sacrifice, meanming he took punishment for every sin ever done.
back before jesus came, they took punishment for what they did right then in there.
but back to what I was saying, evolution isnt even a good theory, it tries to make an excuse for mans responsibility and accountablility. but it cant happen.
so as I asked before, is there any proof for evolution. such as a gain in genetic information. or proof by observing an animal evolve into a different kind of animal. how do you explain DNA and RNA and how the cell works, and it has to be perfect or else the cell dies, and if it does survive, its all messed up.
see the textbooks say that beneficial mutations are the raw material for natural selection, I have never seen any beneficial mutations. if you can find one, show it to me. you will not find any.
and if God spoke everything into existance, that it not against any law of nature, nature didnt even exist yet. God created nature. God created everything. you dont seem to get the concept, God is not limited by anything. he is eternal and not limited by anything at all.
evolution is a religion of death
Originally posted by expert999
ok first off those are adaptations... and if you want me to believe that whole thing on natural selection, then what I gather from the evolution theory and natural selection, evolution is a religion of death. if one organism "adapts" better than the others or if it "evolves" better than the others. what must happen to the others in order for this process to work? everything else must die, or else the good genes get mixed back in with the bad ones. or according to one of the pages on your site you gave me. if it doesnt adapt, it results in a failure to live.
like I siad before, evolution is a religion of death. many things have to die in order for natural selection to work.
These are mutations Expert, mutations that helped the organism adapt, you've got it wrong there. Some organisms had mutations that allowed them to survive better in darker lighting than others
Originally posted by expert999
since we all have a soul, its what makes who we are it has to come from somewhere. it dosent come from your mom or your dad. God crreates it. and if you think that your soul is just going to float around in dreamland forever, you are wrong.
Originally posted by expert999
because I know where my physical body is going when I die. yes you will agree, its going to the grave. but as for my soul...
thats is a different story. since we all have a soul, its what makes who we are it has to come from somewhere. it dosent come from your mom or your dad. God crreates it. and if you think that your soul is just going to float around in dreamland forever, you are wrong.
and you think that we all came here from the explosion of the cosmic burp 20 billions years ago. you are wrong.
if I stuck a frog in a blender, and turned it on. I would have frog nog afterward. but this also means that I have all the material to make a frog in one place. how long would it take for all of that material to become a frog again.... I know its not going to happen in my lifetime. but tell me, could I get that frog back? I dont think so.
both of our theories are religious, and both of them are the exact opposite. and one of them is wrong.
who is it?
'Polystrate' trees show every sign of extremely rapid burial, generally when rivers flood over their banks.
(Eldredge, 1982, p.105)
An example of this very thing is given by Dunbar and Waage (Dunbar & Waage, 1969, p.52). They show a photo of the Yahtse River area in Alaska, which depicts a number of upright, brokenoff stumps stripped of most of their branches. The taller stumps poke out above the alluvial mud. This is the result of natural processes accompanying river course change. A couple of pages later we find a photograph showing how trees can be buried fairly quickly in another way. In this case, volcanic ash has partially buried a forest whose trees are mostly reduced to brokenoff stumps stripped of their branches. Continuing volcanic eruptions over a period of years (dead trees last a long time!) and the interaction with wind would create variations in the strata which finally bury the stumps.
Expert are you aware it takes millions of years for fossilisation ?
How do you explain the speed of light if the universe is only 10,000 years old we can see stars and galaxys millions of light years away, the bible states that adam could see starts straight away yet the light from the closest star would have taken 4 years to reach earth.
And personally id rather think I was 14 billion years in the making than being thrown together in 7 days , I think evolution is pre-programed into the universe(by someone/thing) and that the true gensis is on-going now as we speak.
as for as the stars go. if God said that they could see the stars. it probably because he made it so that the star light was already there.
the moon is receding a few inches each year. billions of years ago, the moon would have been so close that the tides would have been much higher, eroding the continents quickly.
the moon contains considerable quantities of U-236 and TH-230, both shirt lived isotopes that would have been long gone if the moon were billions of years old.
at the rate many star clusters are expanding, they could not have been travleling for billions of years
sahara desert is expanding, its about 4000 years old. see any earth science text book.
the oceans are getting saltier, is the earth is billions of years old, they would be much saltier than they are now.
ice accumilation at the poles indicates less than 5,000 years.
the oldest living coral reef, is less than 4200 years old.
many ancient cultures have stories of an original creation in the recent past and a worldwide flood. nearly 300 of these flood legends are now known.
you have no evidence that the earth or universe is billions or even millions of years old.
Actually, we do have evidence, which can be found if you look for it.