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Featured Are Gentiles Inherently Atheists?

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  1. Fool

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    Are those who call themselves theists but acting like atheists, looking for something externally, separate from self, really just atheist by another name and search for god without knowledge?
     
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    haha, what
     
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    Most Gentiles I know are Christian. They would say that they have found God and are not looking for him. Definitely a theist statement.
     
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    the OP is an oxymoron statement.
    To respond I would have to make two (2) posts one contradicting the other. This I am not good at. Before posting I will consult trump. He is an expert at this sort of thing.
     
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  5. Fool

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    some folks call themselves one thing and act holier than thou to another. we generally call them hypocrites.

    some claim to know god, yet can't produce him for the skeptic to have a first person experience for themselves.


    the works i do prove my love exists. its the same works another does in compassion to other as self in times of distress. wisdom is proved right by her offspring, her fruit.

    John 10:25
    Jesus answered, “I did tell you, but you do not believe. The works I do in my Father’s name testify about me,
     
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    a rose by another name still smells as sweet until it gets root rot
     
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    o i c, 'k
     
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    I have no idea but I think I just figured out how you got your screen handle :D
     
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    What is acting like an atheist?
     
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    Not sure why to pick on only Gentiles; Jews are just the same.

    In my opinion. :innocent:
     
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    The most religious countries in the world are primarily Gentile. So the answer to your question would be 'No'.
     
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    I always thought of Gentiles as people who are not considered or regarded as Jewish. I don't think a belief, or lack of a belief applies.
     
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    Eating babies, mainlining drugs, hating God, being hedonistic, and causing the collapse of a civilization which was perfect, back in [insert favourite epoch here] before people moved away from traditional values.
     
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    Great, now you’ve made me feel like I’ve been slacking. :D
     
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    I'm still trying to figure out what "acting like atheists" means.
     
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    yes, it is possible.
     
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    doesn't believe something exists unless it's observable apart from self. in other words, it is experiential and indirect knowledge vs intuitive knowledge.
     
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    indirect experiential vs intuit/innate knowledge.
     
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    those jews are behaving like gentiles, true. we are either within the Law, or outside. doesn't matter what we call ourselves. its how we behave. the fruit of the Spirit is Love. the fruit of God is Love. an atheist is within the Law when practicing humanism, doesn't matter what he calls herself. but Love isn't something apart from self. in that aspect an atheist is looking for God outside. God comes from within.
     
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