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Originally posted by facelift
reply to post by Klassified
Where are her brothers and sisters in Christ? Why aren't they coming to her aid?
Why come to her aid when they can just send off a quick 10 second prayer her way, rather than actually going down there to protest, as that would be too much trouble...
I'll give the christians this - they are consistent...
Originally posted by GoldenRuled
reply to post by phishyblankwaters
The only way a christian can get into Heaven through the loss of their own life is by sacrificing it for another. Suicide is a 1 way ticket straight to Hell. No if, and's or buts. The Bible is pretty blunt on that. I don't know they would be present on Judgement Day.edit on 21-6-2012 by GoldenRuled because: (no reason given)
Here. Endure it all, and you will be rewarded with heaven.
16 "But you will be betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and they will put some of you to death, 17 and you will be hated by all because of My name. 18 "Yet not a hair of your head will perish. 19 "By your endurance you will gain your lives.
Here. You're going to die old and infirm, buddy! Follow me to the end!
18 "Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were younger, you used to gird yourself and walk wherever you wished; but when you grow old, you will stretch out your hands and someone else will gird you, and bring you where you do not wish to go." 19 Now this He said, signifying by what kind of death he would glorify God. And when He had spoken this, He said to him, "Follow Me!"
Originally posted by CX
A question if i may... how is believing in God different someone saying they have an imaginary person or voice speaking to them?
I've seen people commited for the latter, why does the same rule not apply to someone who thinks that an imaginary sits in the heavens and tells them how to run thier life?
Thats a serious question btw, not a dig at Christianity. If you can tell me how they differ i'll leave it at that.
In addition, the manual for the first time would include gambling as an addiction, and it might introduce a catchall category — “behavioral addiction — not otherwise specified” — that some public health experts warn would be too readily used by doctors, despite a dearth of research, to diagnose addictions to shopping, sex, using the Internet or playing video games.
Originally posted by Christian Voice
reply to post by CX
Totally a dig at Christianity.
Why would you presume that God is imaginary?
Originally posted by sad_eyed_lady
reply to post by Magnum007
Jesus or invisible all mighty powerful "god" = ok to believe
Elves or green men or aliens = you're crazy
Hmmmm... who has the mental disease?
Sounds like you think all those who believe in God are mentally ill.
Jesus said to his disciples:
“I have come to set the earth on fire,
and how I wish it were already blazing!
There is a baptism with which I must be baptized,
and how great is my anguish until it is accomplished!
Do you think that I have come to establish peace on the earth?
No, I tell you, but rather division.
From now on a household of five will be divided,
three against two and two against three;
a father will be divided against his son
and a son against his father,
a mother against her daughter
and a daughter against her mother,
a mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law
and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.”
Any competent doctor(s) would not require her to renounce her faith to be released. If they told me to do so I would think they were Satanic also.edit on 6/21/2012 by sad_eyed_lady because: (no reason given)