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by obsolete
Sat Mar 07, 2009 10:11 am
Forum: The Bible and Scripture
Topic: Struggling with the Old Testament
Replies: 18
Views: 3896

Re: Struggling with the Old Testament

The Isrealites are still God's chosen people. The blessing was passed to the Gentiles as well. Paul says "for the Jew first, and then for the Gentile. This doesn't make sense from the Christian perspective since the Jews reject Christ as savior. And the only way to heaven is through Jesus. Am I cor...
by obsolete
Sat Mar 07, 2009 9:58 am
Forum: Questions for Christians
Topic: blasphemy, food, holidays
Replies: 13
Views: 2013

Re: blasphemy, food, holidays

Tobacco is a legal product. A Christian is still a Christian if he smokes or works in the tobacco industry. I don't have a problem with this but if you do, find another job. If you can't find another job, stop whining and get over your legalism. Ditto for alcohol. Excelent point. I do know that the...
by obsolete
Tue Mar 03, 2009 4:56 pm
Forum: Christian Theology
Topic: going to hell?
Replies: 341
Views: 65050

Re: going to hell?

Not to cut in on B.W., but my understanding about Sheol is that there are two aspects of it. 1.) Torment-were people who rejected God are 2.) Paradise-were people who followed God, i.e.-Job, Moses, Abraham, David, are When Jesus looked at the thief hanging on the cross beside Him, He said that he(th...
by obsolete
Tue Mar 03, 2009 4:10 pm
Forum: Prayer Requests
Topic: ;_; Please pray . . .
Replies: 2
Views: 1131

Re: ;_; Please pray . . .

Will pray that God gives her strength.

Eric
by obsolete
Tue Mar 03, 2009 4:09 pm
Forum: Prayer Requests
Topic: Mother with brain tumor
Replies: 19
Views: 4904

Re: Mother with brain tumor

Their needs are so much more greater than mine. I will pray for them. Keep us posted. God Bless.

Eric.
by obsolete
Tue Mar 03, 2009 4:04 pm
Forum: Questions for Christians
Topic: blasphemy, food, holidays
Replies: 13
Views: 2013

Re: blasphemy, food, holidays

Bavarian makes a great point. From my perspective, it is all about whether or not you also feel a conviction from doing certain things. Example: I love to play video games. One of them I play online; Diablo 2. Does this change who I am as a Christian? No. If I feel convicted for playing the game, I ...
by obsolete
Tue Mar 03, 2009 3:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: ouija board
Replies: 10
Views: 1828

Re: ouija board

When I was a kid my mom was totaly against even having one in the house. Personaly it made me more curious. But as I got older that went away. I refuse to ever be near one.
by obsolete
Fri Feb 27, 2009 5:35 pm
Forum: Creation Talk
Topic: Another look at the god...of evolution.
Replies: 2
Views: 1071

Re: Another look at the god...of evolution.

Cactus wrote:loaded dice.
LOL! Agreed.
by obsolete
Fri Feb 27, 2009 5:04 pm
Forum: Questions for Christians
Topic: the age of the earth
Replies: 5
Views: 1230

Re: the age of the earth

How old is the earth according to the Bible? Bavarian is right, the Bible doesn't give a specific age of the Earth. Neither does it give a specific age of Adam and Eve when they were created. Honestly, IMPO, I think that Adam and Eve were created maybe around the prime of their lives, as was the Ea...
by obsolete
Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:38 am
Forum: Aberrant Christianity
Topic: Mormon doctrine racist against blacks
Replies: 43
Views: 15274

Re: Mormons racist against blacks

Certainly, but having lived among them, I made one friend that was a bit more open and he admitted to me that there is even a heirarchy among Mormons themselves for things like jobs. Mormons will be considered first, but the ones on top of the Mormon list are those that are seen to "fit" better wit...
by obsolete
Tue Feb 24, 2009 6:16 pm
Forum: Aberrant Christianity
Topic: Mormon doctrine racist against blacks
Replies: 43
Views: 15274

Re: Mormons racist against blacks

. . I lived among the Mormons for 4 years. I can attest that not only are (were) they racist against Blacks, but they're also "racist" against anyone who is not Mormon living in "their" communities or seeking employment owned by a Mormon. . . Good point BW... I use to live in Idaho, and witnessed m...
by obsolete
Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:10 pm
Forum: Politics and World Events
Topic: Obama - what does this mean?
Replies: 101
Views: 18742

Re: Obama - what does this mean?

But what actual achievements does Obama have that gives people such confidence? What makes him really qualified to act as president of the US, to act in a position considered by many to be the most powerful in the world? y:-? So far, only the ability to put a few English words together more intelli...
by obsolete
Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Please Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 2263
Views: 464421

Re: Please Introduce Yourself Here

lilbassist93 wrote:Hi everyone! Im from California and i found this site when i was having doubts and it has helped me a lot. :ebiggrin:
What a blessing. There are people who care within this forum, I've found out. Welcome.
by obsolete
Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bible and Scripture
Topic: Struggling with the Old Testament
Replies: 18
Views: 3896

Re: Struggling with the Old Testament

No, just those who have faith in Christ (Galations 3:13-14, 28-29). Romans 3:29-30. The Old Testament believers looked forward in faith to the comming Messiah, we now look back in faith. Show me Biblically where it says that they have lost their inheritance after Jesus' ressurection. The Isrealites...
by obsolete
Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:34 pm
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Human "souls"
Replies: 37
Views: 10259

Re: Human "souls"

Isn't to believe in an afterlife believing in substance duelism? There are many other religions that believe that a person has a soul. Unless you believe in reincarnation, or the atheist. In Ecclesiastes 12:7 we read when we die, "the dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns ...