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You were one of the first posters (if not the first) to claim that god creates life, which to me would seem that god creates a soul.
So here is my question. IF there is a soul, when does it form in the human body? During conception, 2 weeks prior to conception, second trimester? WHEN???
There is absolutely no answer. No proof it exists.
Originally posted by EvilSadamClone
How are souls created? When are they created? Why are there so many souls in the modern age and where are they all coming from?
And why are they all coming here?
The bible is very clear on its views about life after death... it does not exist. Nor do we humans posses an immortal soul. At least thats what the bible teaches
Originally posted by sk0rpi0n
What verses are you referring to exactly? Im curious to know.
From what I gather, the bible teaches that its all finished once a man dies.... but it also mentions a "world of the dead" where those who die end up in....before their judgement. Then there is also the resurrection of the dead.
And also, our souls are not "immortal" because God, as their maker, can destroy them.
Do you seriously believe a loving God (1 JOHN 4;8) would torture people forever and ever?? The bible teaches this regarding HELL—
1. The dead cannot experience pain (Ecc 9;5,10)
2. The soul does not survive the death of the body.(Ezk 18;4)
3. Upright people also go to Hell. (Job 14;13)
4. People get out of Hell.(rev 20;13,14)
5. The word “torment” means “Jailer”(matthew 18;34)
6. The word Gehenna is not the same word as Hell and is used symbolically.
7. We are not subject to punishment AFTER death. (Romans 6;7)
8. Eternal torment is not compatible with God's personality. (Jer.7;31)
What is the origin of the teaching of hellfire? In ancient Babylonian and Assyrian beliefs the “nether world . . . is pictured as a place full of horrors, and is presided over by gods and demons of great strength and fierceness.” (The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria, Boston, 1898, Morris Jastrow, Jr., p. 581) Early evidence of the fiery aspect of Christendom's hell is found in the religion of ancient Egypt. (The Book of the Dead, New Hyde Park, N.Y., 1960, with introduction by E. A. Wallis Budge, pp. 144, 149, 151, 153, 161) Buddhism, which dates back to the 6th century B.C.E., in time came to feature both hot and cold hells. (The Encyclopedia Americana, 1977, Vol. 14, p. 68) Depictions of hell portrayed in Catholic churches in Italy have been traced to Etruscan roots.—La civiltà etrusca (Milan, 1979), Werner Keller, p. 389. But the real roots of this God-dishonoring doctrine go much deeper. The fiendish concepts associated with a hell of torment slander God and originate with the chief slanderer of God (the Devil, which name means “Slanderer”), the one whom Jesus Christ called “the father of the lie.”—John 8:44.
So here we see that death pays for our sins... with this reasoning how can we possibly be punished further in the lake of fire..
Originally posted by sk0rpi0n
There is plenty in scripture which points towards a continued existence after death. The concept of a heaven requires that souls survive death and continue existing.
what about the scriptures that teach of a fiery place of torment? You don't believe in that?
I have a collection of arachnids. They know me as " The Cricket Goddess.. She Who Rains Crickets From the Sky". Im awaiting a web temple construction to begin.