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What do you think about the theory that says that the Garden of Eden is in South Africa?
Interestingly, some old maps inscribe the Southernmost Africa with a ring, from which four rivers emerge.
What do you think?
What does your faith or worldview have to say about an afterlife? Some world views see death as final whereas others see us having a soul that continues for eternity. How does an afterlife or lack thereof help us live the best we can in this world?
Opinions are not needed, only scriptures to prove your point. I use the term "Female" only as a reference point for understanding. because there is neither male nor female in Christ Jesus.
With that said, "Can holy women/females in Christ be pastors, bishops, and overseers in the body, the Church that he the Lord Jesus built?". if one have a view, or comment, pro, or con, let them be posted with supportive scripture to establish the claim.
Let's set some terms before we discuss.
The Firmament that separates the waters above the Earth and below the Earth.
Where exactly is the Firmament located?
There is no waters above the Earth.
Would the Firmament be wetlands at ocean depths?
How do you reconcile Genesis with Geology?
I am thinking that the Genesis writer saw blue skies and figured there was water in the skies that was vaulted and would release rain from time to time.
Also Genesis talks of a vast expanse! Where might that be?
Also in another book the circle...
According to prof. Leon Festinger, If a very strong opinion is met with contradictory evidence, it creates an uncomfortable internal inconsistency.
He called this “cognitive dissonance” and reasoned that the only way to overcome this discomfort is to somehow make the belief and the evidence consistent.
In a famous study called the “Oak Park Study” he along with his colleagues at the University of Minnesota studied a cult that claimed to have received a message from aliens to the effect...
Hey everyone. I am not sure if this is the right forum for this question so if I am putting it in the wrong forum, I apologize.
Anyway, lately, there have been some problems in the United States with laws against discrimination and religious freedom or conscience rights. Basically, these laws say that you cannot discriminate against someone because of sexual orientation or gender identity among other things. However, these laws are causing the religious freedom and conscience rights of...
"Thee alone do we worship and Thee alone do we implore for help. Guide us in the right path." Quran 1:5-6 by G-d.
The Holy Quran - Chapter: 1: Al-Fatihah
Does one agree with the above? Or one doesn't?
In another forum I began a discussion (I'd like to continue here) of Sex and the Origins of Death. I began the discussion with this statement:
In Professor William R. Clark's brilliant book, Sex & The Origins of Death, he points out the difference between accidental death, death to an organism based on factors external to the organism, versus "programmed death"; the latter being death required by the dictates, so to say, of the cell itself, its programming. He shows that this "programmed...
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