End times prophecy checklist...

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Re: End times prophecy checklist...

Postby Mallz » Tue May 17, 2016 8:43 pm

Byblos wrote:So you don't see a difference between the masses and a single person who was chosen by God from before creation?

How many Moseses are there? Elijahs? (unless thesign counts..) How many Adams and Eves? People are blessed and graced to be chosen for a special purpose. That purpose is to be honored to bring His ways to us. I don't see why we should venerate Mary over anyone else. Still doesn't make sense to me. I wouldn't venerate her or any prophet over you, either. The glory is not theirs, it's His. And they are blessed/lucky to be honored by His use in a way that reaches the masses.


Like I said, to each his own. Unrighteousness is evidently also in the eye of the beholder. And I welcome honest discourse no matter the level of disagreement. That we'll both get refined, of that I have no doubt.

True, and I'm just expressing myself so can you learn me. I know I can come off offensive, so sorry about that. The questions I've asked in my previous posts were not rhetorical. It would help me out if you answered them. I'm curious about your opinion, too, EssentialSacrifice.

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Re: End times prophecy checklist...

Postby Byblos » Wed May 18, 2016 6:13 am

Mallz wrote:
Byblos wrote:So you don't see a difference between the masses and a single person who was chosen by God from before creation?

How many Moseses are there? Elijahs? (unless thesign counts..) How many Adams and Eves? People are blessed and graced to be chosen for a special purpose. That purpose is to be honored to bring His ways to us. I don't see why we should venerate Mary over anyone else. Still doesn't make sense to me. I wouldn't venerate her or any prophet over you, either. The glory is not theirs, it's His. And they are blessed/lucky to be honored by His use in a way that reaches the masses.


They were all hand-picked by God, yes. What does that have to do with the subject? The narrow context I am addressing has to do with Mary's perpetual virginity. Clearly Moses and Elijah have nothing to do with that. The fact remains that Mary had the Son who is not Joseph's biological. If she had children by any other man it would make her an adulteress. Pure and simple.

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Like I said, to each his own. Unrighteousness is evidently also in the eye of the beholder. And I welcome honest discourse no matter the level of disagreement. That we'll both get refined, of that I have no doubt.

True, and I'm just expressing myself so can you learn me. I know I can come off offensive, so sorry about that. The questions I've asked in my previous posts were not rhetorical. It would help me out if you answered them. I'm curious about your opinion, too, EssentialSacrifice.


I would be more than happy to answer your questions, if Story doesn't object (since this is her thread). And I would need you to remind me what they are. :mrgreen:
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Re: End times prophecy checklist...

Postby Storyteller » Wed May 18, 2016 6:48 am

Um, this isn't my thread :oops: I just kinda hijacked it.

Mine is the Catholicism questions thread.
I'd love to discuss this more with you and Mallz (and everyone else) though. Can we take itover to my thread?

I'm curious as to why you believe what you do and reading the debates is really helping me direct my faith.
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Re: End times prophecy checklist...

Postby Byblos » Wed May 18, 2016 7:03 am

Storyteller wrote:Um, this isn't my thread :oops: I just kinda hijacked it.

Mine is the Catholicism questions thread.
I'd love to discuss this more with you and Mallz (and everyone else) though. Can we take itover to my thread?

I'm curious as to why you believe what you do and reading the debates is really helping me direct my faith.


My fault, I mixed up the two threads, sorry. :oops:
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Re: End times prophecy checklist...

Postby RickD » Wed May 18, 2016 7:15 am

Storyteller wrote:Um, this isn't my thread :oops: I just kinda hijacked it.

Mine is the Catholicism questions thread.
I'd love to discuss this more with you and Mallz (and everyone else) though. Can we take itover to my thread?

I'm curious as to why you believe what you do and reading the debates is really helping me direct my faith.

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Re: End times prophecy checklist...

Postby Storyteller » Wed May 18, 2016 8:32 am

:lalala:
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Re: End times prophecy checklist...

Postby RickD » Wed May 18, 2016 8:43 am

Storyteller wrote::lalala:

You do know that we're on a website, and you don't actually listen with your ears, right?
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Re: End times prophecy checklist...

Postby Storyteller » Wed May 18, 2016 8:45 am

I can sing a rainbow..

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