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Originally posted by Totakeke
reply to post by jfj123
Suffering isn't some kind of tough love. Yes, we learn from living with sin, but that's not why it came to be in the first place. Suffering entered into the world when we fell from grace in the very beginning. Sin is a consequence of our first disobedience of God.
Recently, that holy grail of science has found a way to 'measure' the existance of telepathic communication,
I think a lot of women would be flattered that their husband is jealous of the fact that someone is flirting with them. That's what a husband does, he loves his wife.
If you'd actually read the Bible and take the verses in context there aren't any contradictions,
I think it's because you're looking for contradictions. The Bible isn't meant to be picked apart.
Originally posted by Spiramirabilis
reply to post by desert
I dunno, dg, I have seen some incredible acts of compassion by my fellow human beings.
I don't think it helps to always sell ourselves short - we can do some amazing things sometimes - just beautiful
it gets lost in all the rest somehow
also - the billions of tiny little kindnesses we show each other each day all add up - they just don't show up on CNN
Two words: Free will.
You could never be perfect if you didn't have the ability to "sin".
One word : design, if there is a god a creator of all that there is then free will is an illusion
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According to xtians at least, sin is by definition being separate from the creator.
This is impossible if the yawhejesus god is the creator of all that there is.
No, thats what made Jesus righteous. He could sin but didn't.
That makes no sense whatsoever, or at the very least is non sequitur.
Jesus is the physical incarnation of 1/3 of the holy trinity
and you need flesh to sin.