posted on Jan, 2 2009 @ 06:02 AM
Originally posted by antonia
Originally posted by Notroh est
religion is a greek word meaning a people of common understanding
i dont see how that makes a person weak because they agree with others on an understanding
the understanding may be debated in the light of reason and evidence
and depending on the outcome of such criteque hence judged
If your understanding is based on falsehoods, you are weak. If you are unwilling to question these many falsehoods, you are weak. Why do i say these
are falsehoods? There are literally hundreds of interpretations as to what will happen in the end times. Not to mention the source material for these
prophecies has been edited, embellished and reconstituted over the years. We don't even know if we are reading what was originally written. Nor do we
know WHY it was written in the first place. What was the intent?
ive noticed many islamics are unwilling to question the koran, personally i found it a pessimistic doctrine of hate and could not finish half of it
i wonder how many muslims are willing to read the true words of Christ not the ones that mohammed invented
as atheists are unwilling to question their non belief even when science supports the existance of a creator they simply invent elaborate
hypotheticals and theories
people willing to kill another because they feel their understanding is threatened i would call weak
I find it telling many Christians refuse to question the validity of their holy book. I find it rather disturbing many Christians base their entire
world view on thousand year old writings. I wonder when Christians will stop spreading their doctrine of Xenophobia. Do not assume Atheists do not
question their non-belief (and do not assume I am an atheist).
It was stated by another member that "God" is love, God would not do these things. I am in complete agreement with you. "God", whatever this
entity is, if it exists, is beyond human understanding. Applying human emotion and logic to it is blasphemous. I think many people today are using
"God" to justify their own fears. You would do better to let you fears go, accept the self and accept others.
The Bible predicted that the Jews would under an exile after teh Babylonian exile, And that this exile would be extraordinary long.
And that during this time they would have no peace in any land they fled to for security. And also that while they were ouyt of the land of Israel,
the land would become dissolute and non-productive for any other people.
And then after a very very long time has gone by, God will miraculously return them to their land.. where they will be confront by the nations one
last time and in the last battle, God will destroy the nations and rule Earth from Israel.
The Christian prophets said that the Jews , during the Christian era, would remain unbelieving because God has a special purpose for them. Also, that
when the Church is over and the last bit of the world has heard the Bible, the Church age will end, and the Jews will return to thier land, as stated
And it's all happening to plan.
So you see, I did test the Bible.. everything God has said about the Jewish return from their long exile is happening.
All that's to happen next is for Israel to lose all its allies (We're their one), Israel to seek peace with Antichrist, and then the Muslim attack
on the world.
And you don't need to be religious to know the Muslims are on a global mission of conquest.
The Atheists today sure are uppity. They're lucky they were born in a Christian-influenced society. It was the Protestant values of individual
conscience that led to secularization of society.