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Featured Did God abandon the United States

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by Jeremiah Ames, Jan 15, 2018.

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  1. Is God turning his back on us?

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  2. Are we turning away from outdated views of God?

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  1. 74x12

    74x12 Well-Known Member

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    That's because you have a bloated nanny state.
     
  2. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    I gave my left arm to be ambidextrous.
    (Didn't fully think that thru.)
     
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  3. lewisnotmiller

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    My point is that your model sees marriage as a covenant with God, and is framed that way.
    That view is far from universal.

    Do you think marriage should have no legality tied to it?
    Not judging on that, just curious.
     
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    What are you basing THAT on?
     
  5. David T

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    Like double dating with yourself!!!
     
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    I don't understand why you would think a deity would favor a particular nation to the detriment of the rest of the population......
     
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    But all understanding is a kind of editing, emphasizing this rather than that, playing this anomaly up, that one down, deciding ('realizing') that X must really mean Y in this one case, and so on. Since the message is essentially an opinion, not a set of facts that can be checked for correctness, there are as many possible meanings as readers. As you in effect say, the facts of objective reality are facts precisely because they can be checked, be verified.
     
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  8. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    And then being stood up!
     
  9. David T

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    Yea but they get together and it's like watching two lesbians!!!

    I posted here once I never ever masterbated it was by default gay. And I am not gay I don't even shake it. Nope just let drip dry with my hands on my hips!!! Lol. I think it was some gay bashing post I couldn't help myself Rev.
     
  10. Revoltingest

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    Three shakes or less isn't a sin.
    It's in the Bible.
     
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  11. David T

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    First or second Peter? It can't be in Romans although I always thought Paul and Timothy had this thing between them.
     
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  12. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    Three shakes is of course in third Peter.
     
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  13. David T

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    Ya know you aren't a normal engineer you must really suck at it. Omg that was a laugh out loud literally.
     
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  14. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    I'm a recovering engineer now.
    But I was pretty good at design work.
     
  15. Rough Beast Sloucher

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    Bad news in the Bible about shaking.

    Hebrews 12:27 The words “once more” indicate the removing of what can be shaken

    So don't shake it too much.
     
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    If there is a god that is turning away from America, it's not because of SSM or abortion. It's because far too many of us worship the rich and demonize the poor.
     
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    Oh a designer that explains the humor. I once cracked to my structural engineer "hey can I just use a solid block of steel instead of beams it would be cheaper" he said the concrete footing would need to redesigned totally seriously. Not joking a bit. I said "it still would be cheaper" . He didnt get it at all. I figured out eventually how to deal with them bwaaaaah. General contractors are not all stupid! Just mostly.

    And to keep it on track of the topic God has abandoned us because of emails. At some point emails sets off the bombs we go extinct come back in 100 million years dig up our bones and realize " those hairless chimps eradicated themselves man were THEY stupid. We Are way smarter than THEM we have email"....LOL. .
     
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    It's a complex topic. But, basically I do think it would be best.
     
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  19. Jeremiah Ames

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    I don’t.
    I posted earlier where I got the op idea.
    I for one find it odd that many do think so.
     
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    Nobody has to get legally married. Are you objecting to a choice other people make for themselves? Why is that?
    Tom
     
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