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28 Then the Lord opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said to Balaam, “What have I done to you, that you have struck me these three times?”
29 And Balaam said to the donkey, “Because you have abused me. I wish there were a sword in my hand, for now I would kill you!”
30 So the donkey said to Balaam, “Am I not your donkey on which you have ridden, ever since I became yours, to this day? Was I ever disposed to do this to you?”
And he said, “No.”
Originally posted by 3NL1GHT3N3D1
reply to post by Akragon
Or a 450 foot boat carrying billions of animals. A Carnival cruise ship has enough trouble with a few thousand people, much less billions of animals, some being as large as elephants.
Originally posted by jiggerj
reply to post by mrperplexed
Cain said to the lord: I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one that finds me shall slay me.
Where is the passage before this where god said, "Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that in the beginning I also created a bunch of people not related to Adam and Eve. I know I mentioned creating the birds and the fish, but creating these people must've slipped my mind. My bad!"
Originally posted by FraternitasSaturni
What next? You're going to point out the most ridiculous quotes in the Lord of the Rings also?
Both are written by men so... I suppose they're both subject to the same judgement.
Stop beating on a dead horse and stop attacking people's faith and beliefs seriously. I have no religion, actually I'm not even a spiritual person, a believer or anything close to that, but I understand and respect people's beliefs. And I expect the same from them towards my lack of faith. I'm not an atheist but lets just say I'm not "religiously inclined" or that "during my 24 hour day I couldnt care less".
But this trend of senseless attack towards religion and utter disrespect is nothing but an ironic atheist version of indoctrination - an irrational attack and programming against religion, in this case, Christianity and all that surrounds it including its very foundations. Basically this and religious fanatics are the 2 extremes of the very same spectrum.
This, by concept almost makes atheism seems like a very aggressive religion that is itself anti-religion.
Just let people believe whatever they want to believe, if that brings them comfort, let them be. Just like my guns wont shoot me when left alone there on the table, believe me, that bible wont convert you or eat you alive by standing next you - it wont poison you or infect your brain with some sort of religious highly contagious virus that will make you "spread the word" and turn other people into mindless "bible zombies". By the way... you can read it... I've read it - nothing happened. Its actually a good read.
To keep it short: show some respect.
Originally posted by Abstruse
You're right those fictional books have interesting stories.
The saddest thing is needing a book to find the creator.
Originally posted by mrperplexed
28 If a man happens to meet a virgin who is not pledged to be married and rapes her and they are discovered, 29 he shall pay her father fifty shekels[a] of silver. He must marry the young woman, for he has violated her. He can never divorce her as long as he lives.
Originally posted by kijne
Another stupid thread to mock and poke fun..what a sad website this is becoming.
Originally posted by mrperplexed
And whatever you ask in my name, I will do, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask anything of me in my name, I will do it.
Discuss amongst yourselves.