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Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by ecco, Feb 27, 2021.

  1. ecco

    ecco Veteran Member

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    What my statistics and examples show is that indoctrinating young children into blindly accepting simplistic stories and denigrating critical thinking leads to adults who cannot differentiate between reality and fantasy.

    Hardcore Christians have been predicting The End since the time the NT stories were written. The entire JW sect is built upon failed EOT predictions.

    The fact that people believe in the concept of an Imminent Return is more proof that early childhood indoctrination leads to an inability to separate fact from fiction and a tendency to believe things like a cabal of blood-drinking destroyers.
     
  2. InChrist

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    Well, I believe in the imminent return of Christ, but I wasn’t indoctrinated as a child. I barely heard much of the return of Christ as a kid and didn’t get saved until in my thirties.

    Only false teachers make predictions and set dates concerning the return of Christ. On the other hand, the prophecies if the Bible are always accurate and have or will occur. Just because Christ hasn’t returned...yet, is no proof that He won’t fulfill that promise at God’s perfect time.
     
  3. ecco

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    I notice you did not say you wee not indoctrinated with the concept of a real God as a child.


    You say "Only false teachers make predictions". Yet you make the prediction that the prophecies of the Bible will occur.

    Also, consider that, if the Bible made predictions, then, by your own definition, the Bible is a "false teacher".
     
  4. InChrist

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    Biblical prophecies are not predictions. According to the scriptures, they are God’s revelation concerning future events which will take place. Predictions are human guesswork, while God’s prophecies are always accurate because God alone knows the future.
     
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