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Originally posted by SaturnFX
That speaks of what?
Jesus wasn't a fan of divorice? Not following.
4) And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,
5) And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?
6) Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
Originally posted by Furbs
Jesus didn't write the Bible any more than Harry Potter wrote any of the Hogwarts books, but they are about him, and anything of merit that was said to either of these two characters is written within their pages. Neither Harry Potter or Jesus ever took a crap in their books, but my guess is that it happened. Why wasn't it included? Not important to the message of the story.
Originally posted by tw0330
reply to post by SaturnFX
interesting, I know Paul said that, but I did not know Moses did. Could you point to the passage?
Originally posted by Starchild23
reply to post by randyvs
As I said before, all explicit knowledge (and I do believe the Biblical message, regarding Holy Spirit and such, to contain a lot of explicit info) will be imperfectly translated.
The sad part is, it's gotten to the point where people think that if there is anything godly at all, it HAS to be Christian. Who says the Christians are right? Maybe there is a god, and the Christians don't know the first thing about it. Obviously, since Christians were the first religious sect to go global, it has to be their definition or no definition at all. That's what disappoints me.
I was thinking the other day about god...what is god, exactly? I believe a god is not the highest of high, but rather, the next step up. The next evolutionary form, if you will. As I was examining the symptoms of godliness, or rather, the symptoms all gods shared, I came to realize that the only difference between man and god is the level of creativity and awareness demonstrated.
That's the main difference. And really, I firmly believe we can overcome it. Seriously, we've shown ourselves capable of superhuman acts...who says we aren't already gods, in a sense?
Originally posted by SaturnFX
Originally posted by tw0330
In Case People Missed my Last post, I will restate one simple thing.
He whom is without sin, may cast the first stone.
Worry about the Plank in your own eye before judging those with a speck in theirs.
Slightly off topic.
After Jesus said that
Why didn't he then stand up and cast the first stone?
Originally posted by Amadeo
reply to post by Fromabove
Wasn't it the Old Testmament that forbade homosexuality and called it an abomination? And wasn't it supposed to be that the New Testament superseded the Old Testament, according to Jesus? And did Jesus ever mention homosexuality? What was it he said about homosexuality?
Whatever you're calling yourself, it ain't Christian.
King James Bible (Cambridge Ed.)
Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.
Think not that I am come ... - Our Saviour was just entering on his work. It was important for him to state what he came to do. By his setting up to be a teacher in opposition to the scribes and Pharisees, some might charge him with an intention to destroy their law, and to abolish the customs of the nation. He therefore told them that he did not come for that end, but really to fulfill or accomplish what was in the law and the prophets.
4 And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,
5 And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?
6 Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
The Torah, or Jewish Written Law, consists of the five books of the Hebrew Bible - known more commonly to non-Jews as the "Old Testament" - that were given by G-d to Moses on Mount Sinai and include within them all of the biblical laws of Judaism. The Torah is also known as the Chumash, Pentateuch or Five Books of Moses.
The word "Torah" has multiple meanings including: A scroll made from kosher animal parchment, with the entire text of the Five Books of Moses written on it; the text of the Five Books of Moses, written in any format; and, the term "Torah" can mean the entire corpus of Jewish law. This includes the Written and the Oral Law.
Jewish tradition holds that "Moses received the Torah from Sinai," yet there is also an ancient tradition that the Torah existed in heaven not only before God revealed it to Moses, but even before the world was created.
Originally posted by Sparky63
reply to post by tw0330
In 1844, Konstantin von Tischendorf, in search of ancient copies of the Bible, entered the library of the monastery at the foot of Mt. Sinai south of Palestine. He found a Bible manuscript, now called the Codex Sinaiticus, that contained all the “New Testament.” Believed to have been written around 350 C.E., it was over six centuries older than authoritative manuscripts at the time.
The account you mentioned at John 8: 1-11 ..."He who is without sin....cast the first stone"... was not in this early manuscript. So reputable editions of the Bible have removed it or put it in a footnote to refine the Bible text.
I know it is off slightly off topic, but this fact should be understood if this spurious text is going to be used as an excuse to withhold judgment of acts previously classified as sins.
Originally posted by OUTofSTEPwithTHEworld
I have always god, spirituality and religion are not the same.
Originally posted by XxNightAngelusxX
First of all, like most of the people here have said, this is totally wrong, and a troll thread.
Secondly, Christianity isn't the only thing that despises homosexuality. A good deal of religions do, along with a lot of other 'clubs'
Third off, homosexuality is completely unnatural, and most of the Bible doesn't speak about it. Christianity has a lot more big issues in their beliefs, it's not all about the homos. Sorry.
You sound like a hater... someone who is thoroughly brainwashed by the elite to hate Christianity, among other things that there is really no reason to hate (certain races, genders, sports teams, most petty things that the simple minded often get excited about, ect).
Open your damn mind a little bit. Not all Christians are the Westboro Baptist church.