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whirlingmerc's Recent Activity

  1. whirlingmerc replied to the thread Who is your 'lamb who takes away the sins of the world'?.

    Clearly there is an analogy between freedom from slavery and freedom from sin And there is an analogy between exodus and the second...

    Apr 18, 2019 at 8:37 PM
  2. whirlingmerc replied to the thread Atheists outperform theists at nearly all reasoning skills.

    God uses the humble and is opposed to the proud. Knowledge can puff up but love edifies.

    Apr 17, 2019 at 10:21 PM
  3. whirlingmerc replied to the thread Jesus Makes An Appearance In The Notre Dame Fire.

    I would say not. Too subjective and not very meaningful. What would God's purpose for it be?

    Apr 17, 2019 at 10:18 PM
  4. whirlingmerc replied to the thread Old or new testament.

    God made Adam out of the ground and God made Eve from Adam's side. That's two.

    Apr 17, 2019 at 10:16 PM
  5. whirlingmerc replied to the thread Where does "All religions are one" come from?.

    It would be hard to logically conclude all religions are one since they differ in so may key points. Of course there are both...

    Apr 17, 2019 at 10:15 PM
  6. whirlingmerc replied to the thread Old or new testament.

    In isaiah 49:6 God says that it's too small a thing to just save Israel or build Israel up but his salvation should reach the ends of...

    Apr 17, 2019 at 10:03 PM
  7. whirlingmerc replied to the thread Who is your 'lamb who takes away the sins of the world'?.

    Rashi, a well-respected medieval Jewish commentator, has to say: “I see the Paschal blood and propitiate you. . . . I mercifully take...

    Apr 17, 2019 at 9:55 PM
  8. whirlingmerc replied to the thread Who is your 'lamb who takes away the sins of the world'?.

    Rashi's writings suggest otherwise

    Apr 17, 2019 at 9:54 PM
  9. whirlingmerc replied to the thread Who is your 'lamb who takes away the sins of the world'?.

    Inspired by the animals that died that God made skins for to cover Adam's shame so to speak Inspired by the sacrifice for the world...

    Apr 17, 2019 at 9:06 PM
  10. whirlingmerc replied to the thread Exodus: History and myth, then and now.

    I take a fairly conservative view with the Exodus around 1440 BC The Brooklyn Papyrus has an interesting list of slaves in Egypt with...

    Apr 16, 2019 at 10:23 PM
  11. whirlingmerc replied to the thread Old or new testament.

    There can be enough genetic variation between two people for all the races we see today

    Apr 16, 2019 at 9:20 PM
  12. whirlingmerc posted a new thread.

    What is your favorite religiously inspired song in a language not your own?

    I like the Swahili song Baba Yetu. It has a wonderful rhythm and sound. Also it happens to be 'the Lord's prayer' in Swahili The...

    Forum: Comparative Religion

    Apr 16, 2019 at 8:38 PM
  13. whirlingmerc replied to the thread Old or new testament.

    Of course when Paul said "All scripture is God breathed and profitable for teaching, for correction, for training in righteousness...

    Apr 16, 2019 at 8:32 PM
  14. whirlingmerc replied to the thread Old or new testament.

    Jesus words support the Old testament. Jesus believed the Old Testament. Jesus said not a jot or titil of the Law would pass away...

    Apr 16, 2019 at 8:29 PM
  15. whirlingmerc replied to the thread Notre-Dame Cathedral is on fire!.

    I hope no one gets hurt.

    Apr 15, 2019 at 10:23 PM