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Featured Giving the Devil His Due

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by Thief, Jul 30, 2020.

  1. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    I typically list attributes when asked to describe God

    I have not attempted the same for the Devil

    but now I am tempted

    how about a little help?

    got some manner to make recognition?
    some outstanding attribute?.....only the Devil might be
     
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    We know he's a man of wealth and taste.
     
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  3. Polymath257

    Polymath257 Think & Care
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    And wants some sympathy.
     
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  4. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    how about.....spiritual opposite of God

    seems the knee jerk notion people have over all
     
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    Amanaki Well-Known Member

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    That sounded like someone from the news last night in a press conference :confused: someone who said. How can he be more popular, and nobody likes me :eek:
     
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    He just lost a fiddle of gold?
     
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    Revoltingest Christine's Uncle Fergus
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    He has a fabulous rubicund complexion, a stylish prehensile tail
    with fashionable barbs on the tip, & those horns....those gorgeous
    pointy crowns. And they're no lowly keratin & chitin protuberances.
    They're made of pure evil.
     
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    I once read a sci-fi story that had the devil as a character. It was described as absolutely back, nothingness, but that still moved and could speak.
     
  9. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    The Devil is rumored to have been God's Favored......

    so ......very similar to God but one step less in attributes

    God would be bigger ,stronger ,faster ,most intelligent and greatly experienced
    cannot be pushed aside
    cannot be circumvented
    cannot be subdued
    tricked or cheated

    and the Devil would be the same but one step less
    each count
     
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    It is normal that no testimonies go for Satan.

    He is a cherub, a snake, a dragon. Making a noise on a regular basis, which is the gnashing of teeth.

    He's desperate (maybe too afraid of accepting a failure), went insane (driven by the same factor that he's going too desperate in facing a failure). He's capable of making a very precise guess on your intention. He's professed in casting fear. When he stares at you, fear is not from his ugliness it's rather the strong feeling that "facing him this way can be an eternity" (you feel that his staring at you that way can maintain eternally, that's where the fear is from).
     
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    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    instruction was given in scripture

    go to your closet and close the door
    and the spirit that knows you will hear your prayer

    alone.....in the dark.....you pray

    and would you stay in the closet if Someone answered?
     
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    he preaches love, like Jesus does. the target of love is evil.
     
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    Revoltingest Christine's Uncle Fergus
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    That's wrong.
    I have proof !
    [​IMG]
     
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    Left Coast Aspiring Vegan Mosquito Slayer
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    Okay so maybe I have a bit of a one track mind this morning, sue me. :p
     
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    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    I saw the entire series.....it was fun(ny)

    as for the Devil incarnate.....see Hannibal
    Netflix

    excellent portrait of evil in play
     
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    saw that movie

    not bad

    but not really ......EEEeeeeeevil
     
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    Left Coast Aspiring Vegan Mosquito Slayer
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    Saw it. Terrifying.
     
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  18. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    how about?....Someone seeking to undo creation

    the ultimate denial of the Power of God
    the power of creation
     
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    Really good attorney.
     
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  20. ChristineM

    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    Well compared to god the devil doesn't kill so much, in the OT god is responsible for over 2 million deaths, while the the devil can hold his hands up to 10. That's pretty outstanding eh?
     
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