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by madscientist
Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:52 am
Forum: Questioning Non-belief
Topic: Islam ?
Replies: 57
Views: 6403

Re: Islam ?

Islam is a legalistic religion where those who do more good than evil are rewarded by Allah. There is no concept of grace in Islam, any more than there is in other false faiths. The sad truth is that all who die as professing Muslims go to hell. Sorry. Interesting topic but quite numerous issues I ...
by madscientist
Thu Aug 18, 2011 8:01 am
Forum: Prayer Requests
Topic: Queensland Flood
Replies: 9
Views: 1902

Re: Queensland Flood

Thanks for the prayers. Floods like the ones we experienced happen every several decades. Looks like Japan copped it heaps worse. I'm not one to tout end times, but the world definitely seems to be falling apart more and more with natural disasters. Well... there's been a LOT of bad stuff e.g. natu...
by madscientist
Thu Aug 18, 2011 7:58 am
Forum: Prayer Requests
Topic: Writer Christopher Hitchens to undergo chemotherapy
Replies: 11
Views: 2550

Re: Writer Christopher Hitchens to undergo chemotherapy

Good idea :P it's been a while ago i got a bit concerned about him and people like him, really... they're strong, persuasive atheists who won't give up and don't even try the possibility of any deity at all. Only God can help him, but I know there've been cases when someone (e.g. a preacher) came an...
by madscientist
Fri Jul 15, 2011 1:05 am
Forum: End Times
Topic: NDEs and visions regarding the End Times
Replies: 10
Views: 3878

Re: NDEs and visions regarding the End Times

I would be cautious about what Storm says about these beings of light. There are far more wicked countries in the world than the USA that exploit. A Neo-Marxist-social Justice ideology imbedded in a prophecy for one country alone does not at all jive with the entire book of Revelation or end time p...
by madscientist
Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:35 am
Forum: End Times
Topic: NDEs and visions regarding the End Times
Replies: 10
Views: 3878

Re: NDEs and visions regarding the End Times

Sorry for having taken so long for this, so... Looks like you guys think some NDEs can be coming from bad spirits, mainly those optimistic ones and saying we are God's children etc... Could you please elaborate as to what prophecies are you referring to. Ok... the prophecies he was given are summed ...
by madscientist
Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:22 am
Forum: End Times
Topic: NDEs and visions regarding the End Times
Replies: 10
Views: 3878

Re: NDEs and visions regarding the End Times

So i can assume you're somewhat skeptical with regards to these things? Yes... in fact unconditional love is the most important attribute of NDEs many claim, they come back changed because they realize that's what matters most. And as for the propecies- well yes, that's the point; Ned was told that ...
by madscientist
Mon Jun 13, 2011 3:28 am
Forum: End Times
Topic: NDEs and visions regarding the End Times
Replies: 10
Views: 3878

NDEs and visions regarding the End Times

It's been a while since i posted in forums, but i think this may be of some interest... We've been aware how things have gone in the past, various prophercies about the "End times" and so on. i been looking into various NDEs and visions as ET prophecies... there's however 1 book I'd like to point ou...
by madscientist
Mon May 23, 2011 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: The Brown Scapular
Replies: 4
Views: 837

Re: The Brown Scapular

Welcome to the forum then :) its been a while you replied now i see. so are you saying you started off as an atheist/agnostic, went onto a more catholic side and then gave up? i know of some cases like that. well tbh in the last months/years i do struggle with my faith generally as i have many issue...
by madscientist
Sun Mar 13, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: The Brown Scapular
Replies: 4
Views: 837

Re: The Brown Scapular

Hey Bart! Yeah i know haven't been here for ages!! I understand your point of view- that's the typical one of those who don't endorse the Tradition of the RCC and so on. Bible only. However- if you believe, say, salvation is done and for good (OSAS) and that you can't lose it (e.g. by unrepented mor...
by madscientist
Tue Feb 15, 2011 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: The Brown Scapular
Replies: 4
Views: 837

The Brown Scapular

Haven't posted for a while, but since I came across this i think it'd be a good idea to mention it!! I've heard from many sources that the Brown Scapular is a very powerful sacramental, promising that that who wears it when dying will not see the fires of hell. There are actually many stories confir...
by madscientist
Tue Dec 22, 2009 5:08 am
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Who goes to hell?
Replies: 18
Views: 4809

Re: Who goes to hell?

Good points Someguy20 :) However, with children- it seems quite complicated. Then, surely, how is it "fair" in our view that someone who wass never given a chance to sin goes to hevaen? I mean, surely, would not WE have rather wished to have never been given a chance (say, been killed before age of ...
by madscientist
Sat Jul 11, 2009 7:56 am
Forum: End Times
Topic: 2012
Replies: 74
Views: 16893

Re: 2012

I love your optimism! Sometimes it seems we get too attached to this world, and think heaven will be subpar. I like your attitude of looking forward to it! :clap: It's very dark humor friend. Dark.. brrrr... But yes I think we have to stop reacting so negatively to the problems in the world and sta...
by madscientist
Thu Jul 02, 2009 1:53 pm
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Who goes to hell?
Replies: 18
Views: 4809

Re: Who goes to hell?

What i wonder, is how "easy" it is to get saved or end up in hell. In one respect, we speak as if all you do is believe and that's it! It must be harder to go to hell then heaven - then it wouldnt make sense. But i see 2 different things... one saying God can't be that cruel and send many people to ...
by madscientist
Thu Jul 02, 2009 6:48 am
Forum: Christian Chit-chat
Topic: Struggling with lust
Replies: 107
Views: 14733

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I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God." ESV Yes... well i never really understood this. Is JC speaking of ANY people, or is He saying that those who believe are forgiven? there is another list of people; it includes thieves, etc etc- b...
by madscientist
Wed Jul 01, 2009 6:30 am
Forum: Christian Chit-chat
Topic: Struggling with lust
Replies: 107
Views: 14733

Re: Struggling with lust

You ask what is wrong with becoming aroused, but if you become aroused outside of marriage, it will most likely lead to masturbation or sex outside of marriage. Well said; :) however what if it doesnt? See, it is the obvious thing to say, but i push the line by saying what if it doesnt... i really ...