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And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others: Two men went up into the temple to pray;
the one a Pharisee,
and the other a publican.
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself,
I thank Thee,
that I am not as other men are,
or even as this publican.
I fast twice in the week,
I give tithes of all that I possess.
And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven,
but smote upon his breast,
God be merciful to me a sinner.
I tell you,
this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted. (St. Luke 18:9-14)
Thus, when they do good, they should always remember Jesus’ admonition to His disciples,
So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty to do. (St. Luke 17:10)
"The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom...." (Proverbs 1:7) and "Fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear Him which is able to destroy both soul and body in Hell" (St. Matthew 10:28)
Hes implying that he is right and anything that you disagree with him on in regards to a god.....is wrong in your perspective. After all you just made it up to suit your views.
Originally posted by Machine
If you see something about their God that you would like to adopt for your God, no problem, just take your God back to the paint and splat away. Your God after all is an evolving God and is open to change. But wait! There’s something about your God that you didn’t see before, something that you do not like. Does this disturb you? Fear not, your concerns are nothing that a new smear of paint cannot fix. There, your God is perfect yet again.