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Re: "What time is"

Postby RickD » Tue Jan 17, 2017 3:08 pm

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Philip wrote:Rick, let's take the matter of Jesus' confirmations of the OT as being Scripture, and that He came to fulfill the OT - how can those things be true, but not literally so? Now, I'm not asking whether Jesus was saying the Scriptures themselves were all LITERALLY true (as they can be true in various ways) - I'm asking how His CONFIRMATIONS that the OT is ALL God-given can be TRUE, without His assertions about this matter not being FACTUALLY true? Did He say this or not? Is it true or not? Because if it is not, then we have lots of creative writing and the ramblings of men indiscernibly mixed in with God's word. So which is it? Are such statements of Jesus literally true (meaning they are FACTUALLY so), or not?
i think the problem here is imagining that there is such a thing as objective or "factual" truth, when truth is better characterized as a moving target, perhaps; and evidenced by the "fact" that you cannot name any absolute truth, none whatsoever. Try, and see what happens. The Bible Itself will disagree with you, imo.

You do realize that if there is no objective truth and all truth is subjective ( which must be the case if there is no objective truth) then what you said is, at best, truth for you and at worse, no truth at all.
then i invite you to state an objective truth, and you should have no problems doing that!

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Re: "What time is"

Postby PaulSacramento » Wed Jan 18, 2017 7:46 am

And there you go.

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Re: "What time is"

Postby bbyrd009 » Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:52 am

the flesh profits nothing, but go with that then. may as well be in an exotic dance club, imo, but whatever. If you ever want to discuss spiritual truths, let me know. Any bachelor who has had sex is married in God's eyes. Any triangle is a two-dimensional device, not an actual thing, even, with four dimensions--it does not even qualify as "fleshly," iow, it is a useful mathematical concept. Have a nice day.
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Re: "What time is"

Postby RickD » Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:48 pm

Murder is wrong.

It's wrong to rape children.

God is existence.
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Re: "What time is"

Postby Jac3510 » Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:04 pm

bbyrd is a troll

I WYN DA INTERWEBZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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And that, brothers and sisters, is the kind of foolishness you get people who insist on denying biblical theism. A good illustration of any as the length people will go to avoid acknowledging basic truths.

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Re: "What time is"

Postby RickD » Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:09 pm

Jac3510 wrote:bbyrd is a troll

I WYN DA INTERWEBZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Maybe he's right, and we're all wrong.

Wait, he can't be right. That would be objective.

I told you guys not to feed the trolls. I just wish I were smart enough to take my own advice. y=P~
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Re: "What time is"

Postby bbyrd009 » Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:59 pm

:lol: me too. I keep coming back here expecting some actual engagement. An example, a Scripture, something. I don't recollect demanding that my pov be the right one anywhere? I suggested a perspective, is all. Yikes.
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Re: "What time is"

Postby bbyrd009 » Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:16 pm

murder is wrong--yet you eat meat
It's wrong to rape children--but it is ok to send them to public school, and program them for worldly success. You are intentionally avoiding spiritual truth, and your last try,
God is existence,

is equally carnal, wadr, if i understand your definition of "existence." I am not even trying, but see how each of these might be refuted, quite easily. Is it wrong to "murder" someone in agony? Is it ok to belittle someone, and pretend that you have not murdered them in your heart?

Who defines "children?" Who defines "rape?"

the point is not that i disagree with you, but that the truth depends. On these questions. Of course "it is wrong to rape children." So we make a law, wherein many guiltless people are ensnared and punished, also, who did nothing wrong. Besides this, your concept of "rape children" was once a widely accepted social practice. It's wrong to "rape" anyone, in our collective opinions, but these are not truth or even facts, they are accepted conventions.
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Re: "What time is"

Postby RickD » Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:52 pm

I tell you it's objectively wrong to murder, and you respond with this?
bbyrd wrote:
murder is wrong--yet you eat meat


I wrongly assumed you are intelligent enough to know the difference between a real definition of murder, and a hippy, weed influenced, Woodstock influenced, bleeding heart liberal definition that says killing animals to eat them, is murder.
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