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Featured Mat Staver: The “Q” in LGBTQ Stands for Pedophilia

Discussion in 'Religious News' started by Skwim, Jul 17, 2019.

  1. Skwim

    Skwim Veteran Member

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    So, exactly what does it take to officially call oneself a Christian after having committed a sin?

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    Kangaroo Feathers Hardline moderate

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    Being the right skin colour and of the right political affiliation, I'm guessing. Trump and Roy Moore? You betcha! The rest of us, I'm sure we'd get No True Scotsmanned the **** outa here.
     
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    If that were what I was saying, I would hit myself over the head with a brick, because it would make no sense. That's not what I am saying.
    See if this helps you.
    *** nwtsty Matthew Study Notes—Chapter 9 ***
    sinners: The Bible shows that all humans are sinners. (Ro 3:23; 5:12) Therefore, the term is used here in a more specific way, evidently referring to those who had a reputation for practicing sin, perhaps of a moral or a criminal nature. (Lu 7:37-39; 19:7, 8) The Jewish religious leaders also applied this term to Jewish or non-Jewish people who were ignorant of the Law or who failed to observe the rabbinic traditions.
     
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    They weren't Christian. What your point?
     
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    Kangaroo Feathers Hardline moderate

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    They were literally following Christ, ministered to by him personally, and you say they weren't Christian? Whatever it is you think a "True Christian" is beyond me. I'm pretty sure judging others isn't something Christians are meant to do, either, but you clearly have it all figured out :rolleyes:
     
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    Did you say tax-collectors and prostitutes? No. They were not. Show me, where in the Bible did you see that?
     
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    Kangaroo Feathers Hardline moderate

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    Seriously? Maybe you should read that whole book, rather than just cherry picking clobber passages with which to bash people you personally disapprove off.
    Matthew 9:10-17, 11:19; 21:31-32 Mark 2:15-22, Luke 5:29-39

    “It is the sick who need a physician, so I don’t seek the righteous but the sinners” (Mark 2:17).
     
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    Apparently the one doing the bashing here is not I.

    Where in those scripture does it say that the prostitutes and tax-collectors were Christians?
    Need help? Acts 11:26
    Who were those disciples? Not sinners and tax-collectors.
    Luke 8:1-3; 9:1-6; 10:1-7

    Were any of these disciples former prostitutes and tax-collectors - who left their former ways, and no longer practiced these? Yes.
    Please refer back to Luke 8.

    Acts 19:18, 19 18 And many of those who had become believers would come and confess and report their practices openly. 19 Indeed, quite a number of those who practiced magical arts brought their books together and burned them up before everybody. . . .
    Could one practice spiritism and be Christian? No.

    1 Corinthians 8:7 But some, because of their former association with the idol. . .

    Could one smoke cigars, frequent bars to gamble, and binge drink, fornicate with prostitutes, etc. etc. be Christian?
    Let me not go there. I'll leave the bashing to you. :D
    I'm sure we know the answer. :)
     
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    Kangaroo Feathers Hardline moderate

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    All the atheists in the world are less of a threat to my faith than sanctimonious, holier-than-thou bigots, who don't know the first thing about the book they claim to love, who only use it as an excuse to scorn and ridicule those they dream other than "true Christians". Oh well, millstones about the neck and all that.
     
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    Kangaroo Feathers Hardline moderate

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    Cherrypick all you like, the red letter text is right there for you to read. Jesus loves you, but my patience is spent. TGIF.
     
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    My experience with Christians is that they're people hardly different from atheists.
    Perhaps to some extent we create the experience we have with others.
     
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    And you shouldn't worry about those people because passing judgment as they do goes against the rules of god they believe in.
     
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    We live in silly times.
    Hate, the mind killer, is rampant too.
     
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    I think most Christians these days ARE Atheists, but just pretend otherwise. Christians who are serious about their Theism have truly disappeared largely in modern times, few and far between.

    I think so-called "fundimentalist Christians" are actually just Atheists using Christianity as a crutch for political leverage.
     
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    Revoltingest Greased up & ready for action!
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    You're even more cynical than I.
    And that is saying something.
     
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    Funny enough it's not even me being cynical, it's just me calling a spade a spade.
     
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    Revoltingest Greased up & ready for action!
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    That's what cynics do, ie, call'm as they see'm.
     
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    Gay men are no more likely to be pedos than hetero men. Just stop with the hate.
     
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    Did I say anything differently?
    Because someone says something you don't like, or disagree with, they hate?
    Notice we Christians don't have that sort of mentality.
    Isn't that an indication that people who choose "alternate lifestyles" really are the haters - First, they hate themselves because they go against their conscience, and second they hate anyone that just opens their mouth and says anything they don't like to hear, because it reminds them how much they hate themselves.
    How sad. What a miserable life that must be.

    I am saying this because you are against freedom of speech, apparently, and attacked my character for no good reason. I don't know how you can find hate in those two sentences.
    What do you expect... that people no longer have a voice since you all tumbled out the closet? Now when people say anything, it must be what you want to hear?

    If you hate to hear us speak, I think you know what you can do.
    Is there such a thing as speech discrimination? There is now.

    Yes. You can stop with the hate, by simply loving yourself. Then you will have no reason to feel so filled with hate when someone makes a perfectly reasonable observation.

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    No. It's not happening dude.
     
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    Sure you don't hate, you just posted how others are wrong and how you think they hate themselves. Bravo for spreading all your love lol.
     
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