posted on Aug, 24 2008 @ 11:44 PM
Originally posted by aftershocklegend
reply to post by Amaterasu
The bible is The living word of God It really does not matter which version you use to understand as long as God and the holy spirit are the
ones bringing you the word, And you trully belive, If you don't belive... its useless to you. You have to belive or want to belive in order for the
most powerful book in creation to help you.
Well here's the problem I have. Some versions discuss reincarnation. More recent versions do not. Older versions suggest that poisoners should not
be tolerated, while in newer versions, it is a witch who is not to be suffered to live... So I am still feeling it matters which version one is using
to construct one's dogma on.
Also, you make the claim that "(t)he bible is The living word of God
, and I can accept that you believe that. But for me, the only reference
that that is so is in the Bible. And I need more than self-referential claims before I feel any claim is valid. That's me. Your Universe may
And also, I am not in need of help. I am happy; my life is abundantly filled with Love; things progress and I am able to reach out and help others.
What help do I need, here in my Universe?
and your old reply proves it because that thought is of you not of the living word of God ( and dont try to say like the unbelivers do) which
is oh you speek for God. Know I just understand the basics of hes deity
Well that is rather circular logic. One has to accept this "living word of God" thing for your statement to be true. In my Universe, I am God -
you are God - my cat is God... All manifestations of the same thing. I know my corner of God. And in a way, I do speak "for God," but not in any
authoritative way. Only from my perspective.
So really, you are not "proving" anything. You are asserting based on your understanding through your dogma. Clearly, if one takes my view, you
I have no issues with your Universe, as long as you are happy with it. If you are unhappy, I would offer my support in finding your happiness. But
I'm guessing you are quite happy.