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The Gospel of Judas gives a different view of the relationship between Jesus and Judas, offering new insights into the disciple who betrayed Jesus. Unlike the accounts in the canonical Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, in which Judas is portrayed as a reviled traitor, this newly discovered Gospel portrays Judas as acting at Jesus' request when he hands Jesus over to the authorities.
And what about your country (us) which start wars in the name of the "christian god" in other country's, you are on the wrong side my friend, but to blind to see the whole image......
Originally posted by Equinox99
reply to post by Condemned0625
Harassment? Care to prove your case for harassment? I think you are throwing words which don't even make sense to try and prove a nonsensical point.
It is kind of funny you think religion is the root of all evil, but I think it can be argued that money and humanity is the root of this Earth's evil. You can also argue that the 7 deadly sins bring evil into this world, of course you don't have to agree you can think religion is the only root of all evil. Without religion we would have a Utopic society run by fairies and wizards.
Back to the topic, I personally learned a lot from the Bible. I didn't learn to kill like what many think the Bible teaches, I didn't learn to stone an adulterer. Religion is what you make of it. IF someone has a negative life they will have a negative perception on reality. If they have a negative outlook on life it wouldn't matter if you're a Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, New Ager, Muslim, or a native you will still have a negative outlook, unless you choose to make the change.
The Bible doesn't teach ignorance, people learn it themselves. The Bible doesn't have all the answers to our society so people must come to their own conclusions. You are responsible for your own actions.
It is kind of funny you think religion is the root of all evil, but I think it can be argued that money and humanity is the root of this Earth's evil.
Originally posted by sickofitall2012
Post some evidence please that states we started any recent wars in the name of God.
OP,The Westboro church is not a real church so to speak, it has few members that are family. Not what I'd call a typical group of Christians, more like a group of demons.
Despite the repeated attempts of former President George W. Bush to renege on his usage of the word "crusade" to describe the Iraq War, there are some in the evangelical community who suspected all along that for Bush and his top aides, the Iraq War was indeed a holy war. At the time, the majority of evangelicals--including myself--cheered as the President and his top aides cast the Iraq war in moralistic terms, invoking the name of God to bless the bombs dropped by U.S. planes in the initial "shock and awe" campaign.
When other Christians tried to tell us that invoking the name of God to bless the invasion of a sovereign nation was wrong, we laughed and mocked. Who in the world--other than liberals of course-- actually believes that the President of the United States of America would launch a modern day crusade? It turns out that the minority was right. I was wrong.
Earlier this week GQ magazine released a set of memos from none other than the former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. In a set of memos placed on Bush's desk every morning over a period of several months (titled the World Wide Intelligence Update), Rumsfeld quoted numerous passages from the Bible and superimposd them against a backdrop of soldiers, tanks, and fighter planes. Read more: www.articlesbase.com... Under Creative Commons License: Attribution
Stern, an expert on terrorism and a lecturer on the subject at Harvard, did something no one else has done. She decided to learn more about what makes terrorist ticks by going to the source and interviewing them. Stern, in her introduction, is frank about her goals and her fears in traveling around the world, at risk to herself, in order to first hand talk with individuals who "kill in the name of God." And she is an equal opportunity researcher: she interviews Christian, Jewish and Islamic terrorists.
Originally posted by venusstarlite
Jesus,taught us to love not to hate.Jesus,also ate with the sinners,he didn't choose,he loved everyone. I,am sorry,you all got Jesus down your throats.This isn't what Jesus,told us to do. But at the same time,he gave us freewill to choose. We all know right from wrong,Yes,I,am a Christian,but I, have a message from God.He really loves you,seek and you shall find! I,have come to the conclusion,that mankind doesn't have the answers! Also,that churches have made it hard for people to find Jesus. Jesus taught out in public,church isn't in a building. The building is for us together to praise our lord. Also Saturday is the Sabbath,the bible and Gods word hasn't changed.The Jews,knew Gods word,the Torah.But,the scales will fall from their eyes,when Jesus comes back as the MESSIAH. Jesus ,is a Jew,he went by the bible,like one day is evening to evening.Mankind changed this. Just like our calender,is suppose to be 360 days,not 365. Also,Jesus said to remember his memorial, Easter,is a pagan holiday,i can prove this.Mankind is to do his memorial,on the Sabbath,but not call it Easter. Just like when he was really born,once I,can do threads,I,will show you all the proof,of Gods word,by the bible and mankind's findings,in Jerusalem. Mankind has proven facts are true,about our bible,more everyday. God doesn't want to lose any of us. I,know its hard to know what truth is any more. Please,BEFORE you judge ,please watch my threads and follow me.I,promise I,will take you on a very meaning path for your life. I,am not here to judge,only Jesus can do that. It hurts him every time mankind walks away. So when I, can make my threads,I,will answer all your questions and help the best,i, can.I,study hard to know the true facts,not what anyone just tells me.I,will not pressure you,I,will always tell you the truth.I,am a member,of a Baptist church,but I, don't go by everything all the churches tells us.I,go find the true facts and I,don't go accept every thing they say as factual. Until,I,check it out for myself. I,am at you tube.com as venusstarlite,and thevenusstarlite. Also i am melody edington at facebook,and venusstarlite at twitter. I,have nothing to hide,that's why you get my real name. I,Will be writing more,I,promise.....God is really wonderful,honestly! In Jesus name amen.
Originally posted by sickofitall2012
reply to post by Char-Lee
Jesus taught love not hate.
That's pretty much in agreement across the board.
Do you have a problem with that message? Someone simply and kindly says God is good and you attack them?
WTH is wrong with you?