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I don't know what I think of this statement

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Post by ultimate777 » Thu May 12, 2016 12:53 pm

What do you? Please logically think it through, then answer.

Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so.

Seems circular reasoning to me.What do you think of circular reasoning in general? Google it, if neccessary.

Who gives the Bible its authority? I would think God which includes Jesus.

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Post by crochet1949 » Thu May 12, 2016 4:47 pm

God gives the Bible it's authority because it's God's Word to mankind. The Godhead = God the Father, Jesus Christ His son, and the Holy Spirit. So, yes it would.

I'll look up circular reasoning.

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Post by crochet1949 » Thu May 12, 2016 4:55 pm

It's part of logical fallacies / part of debate.

People Love to debate God's Word and try to show how illogical it is.

Isn't it wonderful to know that we Can know that Jesus Does love us Because the Bible tells us that? With God's authority we Can know it's true.

John 3:16 "For God so loved the world, that He Gave........."

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Post by Storyteller » Thu May 12, 2016 5:01 pm

His only begotten Son.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof - Kahlil Gibran

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Post by Storyteller » Thu May 12, 2016 5:03 pm

crochet?

Thank you.
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Post by abelcainsbrother » Thu May 12, 2016 5:19 pm

Hebrews 12:2-3 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith;who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross,despising the shame,and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

2nd Corinthians 4:4 In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not,lest the light of this glorious gospel of Christ,who is the image of God,should shine unto them.

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Post by crochet1949 » Fri May 13, 2016 1:58 am

The rest of John 3:16 "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that who so ever believeth in Him, will not perish but have everlasting life."

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Post by PaulSacramento » Fri May 13, 2016 5:02 am

ultimate777 wrote:What do you? Please logically think it through, then answer.

Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so.

Seems circular reasoning to me.What do you think of circular reasoning in general? Google it, if neccessary.

Who gives the Bible its authority? I would think God which includes Jesus.
That isn't circular reasoning.

Circular reasoning:
The bible is the word of God because the bible says it is the word of God.

Saying that Jesus loves us because the bible says so is NOT circular reasoning.
Saying that Jesus loves me because the bible says so because the bible is the word of God and I know it is the word of God because it says so, that is circular reasoning.

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Post by ultimate777 » Fri May 13, 2016 1:10 pm

PaulSacramento wrote:
ultimate777 wrote:What do you? Please logically think it through, then answer.

Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so.

Seems circular reasoning to me.What do you think of circular reasoning in general? Google it, if neccessary.

Who gives the Bible its authority? I would think God which includes Jesus.
That isn't circular reasoning.

Circular reasoning:
The bible is the word of God because the bible says it is the word of God.

Saying that Jesus loves us because the bible says so is NOT circular reasoning.
Saying that Jesus loves me because the bible says so because the bible is the word of God and I know it is the word of God because it says so, that is circular reasoning.
I have no problem with that.

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