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by DBowling
Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:36 am
Forum: Moral and Ethical Affairs
Topic: Where would Jesus stand?
Replies: 6
Views: 107

Re: Where would Jesus stand?

Some thoughts... When Jesus came to Palestine in the first century he didn't stand with any of the pre-existing political entities. He didn't stand with the isolationists (Essenes). He didn't stand with the radicals seeking to free themselves from the tyranny of Rome (Zealots). He didn't stand with ...
by DBowling
Mon Oct 19, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: God and Science
Topic: “Microchimerism"
Replies: 19
Views: 912

Re: “Microchimerism"

You said, “I would think that Jesus' DNA was solely a function of Mary.” Definition of solely-not involving anyone or anything else; only. I guess I’m just disagreeing with your statement above. You said that God had to manipulate something to get Jesus to have a Y chromosome, so that means his DNA...
by DBowling
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: God and Science
Topic: “Microchimerism"
Replies: 19
Views: 912

Re: “Microchimerism"

Then from where did Jesus get his Y chromosome? I am confident that changing an x chromosome to y is within the skill set of the Holy Spirit. So, Jesus’ DNA wasn’t solely a function of Mary? My 'speculation' (since Scripture doesn't speak to the precise nature of Jesus' DNA) is that Jesus' DNA was ...
by DBowling
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: God and Science
Topic: “Microchimerism"
Replies: 19
Views: 912

Re: “Microchimerism"

DBowling wrote: Since Jesus was born of a virgin, I would think that Jesus' DNA was solely a function of Mary. Then from where did Jesus get his Y chromosome? I am confident that changing an x chromosome to y is within the skill set of the Holy Spirit. So, Jesus’ DNA wasn’t solely a function of Mar...
by DBowling
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: God and Science
Topic: “Microchimerism"
Replies: 19
Views: 912

Re: “Microchimerism"

RickD wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:39 am
DBowling wrote:
Since Jesus was born of a virgin, I would think that Jesus' DNA was solely a function of Mary.
Then from where did Jesus get his Y chromosome?
I am confident that changing an x chromosome to y is within the skill set of the Holy Spirit.
by DBowling
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: God and Science
Topic: “Microchimerism"
Replies: 19
Views: 912

Re: “Microchimerism"

Since Jesus was born of a virgin, I would think that Jesus' DNA was solely a function of Mary. Other than the x and y chromosomes I would expect Mary and Jesus had identical DNA. . What made Jesus "Divine" was not his physical DNA, it was his Spirit. God is Spirit (John 4:24) Jesus was totally human...
by DBowling
Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:13 am
Forum: The Bible and Scripture
Topic: Literal snake in the Garden of Eden?
Replies: 33
Views: 25409

Re: Literal snake in the Garden of Eden?

DB: Here is an interesting lecture by Michael Heiser regarding the nature of the Serpent in the Garden of Eden https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzDilcaRF-Y OK, it's interesting but necessarily speculative, per how Heiser assembles his understanding from other passages. But to me, whether this evil e...
by DBowling
Tue Oct 13, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: The Bible and Scripture
Topic: Literal snake in the Garden of Eden?
Replies: 33
Views: 25409

Re: Literal snake in the Garden of Eden?

Here is an interesting lecture by Michael Heiser regarding the nature of the Serpent in the Garden of Eden
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzDilcaRF-Y
by DBowling
Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: The Bible and Scripture
Topic: Doctors
Replies: 8
Views: 1148

Re: Doctors

Is there anywhere in the bible where it's wrong for Christians to go to doctors? It's just I have been told serval different things. Like how my seizures and medicine shows that I'm not praying hard enough. I mean Luke was some type of doctor. So am I not truthing God enough? According to Scripture...
by DBowling
Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Christian Theology
Topic: Adam and Eve
Replies: 8
Views: 831

Re: Adam and Eve

So what is the Garden of Eden suppose to be?The new start of humanity? When God decided it was time to enter into personal relationship with his image bearers he chose the Garden of Eden to be the sacred space where God would dwell with man. As NT Wright points out, heaven and earth intersected in ...
by DBowling
Tue Sep 22, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Christian Theology
Topic: Adam and Eve
Replies: 8
Views: 831

Re: Adam and Eve

Here's an interesting article I recently came across that is relevant to the topic at hand. First Human or First King? The Introduction of Adam in the Eden Narrative https://biologos.org/articles/first-human-or-first-king-the-introduction-of-adam-in-the-eden-narrative I'm still mulling it over, but ...
by DBowling
Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Christian Theology
Topic: Adam and Eve
Replies: 8
Views: 831

Re: Adam and Eve

DB: Archaeology and genetics both tell us that biologically modern humans (species homo sapiens sapiens - ie us) existed 150,000 to 200,000 years before the Biblically established timeframe for Adam and Eve (5,000 - 6,000 BC) . The interesting thing here is that the Scriptural sequence of events in...
by DBowling
Sun Sep 20, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Christian Theology
Topic: Adam and Eve
Replies: 8
Views: 831

Re: Adam and Eve

I mean what do we do with the fact there were pre-humans or something similar to humans before Adam and Eve? Like Homo habilis.I know Adam had Eve created from him with his rid cage or side since Tsela can be translated differently It's not just pre-human hominids that existed before Adam and Eve. ...
by DBowling
Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Christian Chit-chat
Topic: Logical Reasons to Believe in the Resurrection of Christ
Replies: 2
Views: 1279

Re: Logical Reasons to Believe in the Resurrection of Christ

This lecture by Gary Habermas is one of my favorite discussions on the historical reality of the Resurrection of Jesus
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ay_Db4R ... sdxQnNSthB
by DBowling
Mon Aug 17, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Politics and World Events
Topic: Trump the Peacemaker
Replies: 12
Views: 2330

Re: Trump the Peacemaker

https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/13/middleea ... index.html
Gotta give credit where credit is due, this is a significant development in the Middle East.