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Several years ago I dated a Fundamentalist Christian woman who sang the praises of her church an pastor and how good ...... on and on. I went sometimes with her and her kids, not all the time. This was a large Bible Church in Arlington Texas. I've always been a believer in the Golden Rule, and one of the assistant pastor did a 2-3 part talk about it. I won't go into the details of what he said, we all should know the Golden Rule here.
The guy did a really good job of covering the material...
I only post the following in light of the contention that god is infallible and can do no wrong.
Genesis 6:5-7 (NKJV)
5 Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
6 And the Lord was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart. 7 So the Lord said, “I will destroy man whom I have
created from the face of the earth, both man and beast, creeping thing and birds...
Peace and Blessings to one and all! To introduce myself a bit, I identify as an Eclectic. Unfortunately, I do have a problem, seen? PAGANISM. This is my problem, in a word. To be more specific, there are a two complications I have with Paganism:
#1) The biased and (otherwise) vague definition used by many Neo-Pagans:
I speak of this definition: ‘any non-Abrahamic religion’.
Yeeeeeeeaaaaah....this one is so nonsensical and problematic that it's funny. There are plenty of religions that are...
This is just something I have noticed with Western people. Many of them practice religions totally outside of any Abrahamic paradigm, but include Jesus. So we have 'Christian Witch', 'Hindu who believes in Jesus', 'Zoroastrian + Jesus messiah', 'Paganism with Jesus' etc. I see this all over.
Is there a reason why Westerners seem to have such a hard time discarding Jesus?
After watching the VIDEO what's your FEEDBACK?
I think He'd rather hang out with Manson, since Jesus was the friend of the misunderstood and social outcasts. Like Christ, Manson is also a fierce critic of mainstream culture, including prevailing self-righteous religious authorities. Manson may be an atheist and (still?) a LaVeyan Satanist, but Manson never said he hated "a one true God" (just "the god of the people", which aren't the same things) and has spoken highly of Christ in comments.
Joel Osteen, on the other hand, is no...
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