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Featured The Creationist's Argument and its Greatest Weakness

Discussion in 'Evolution Vs. Creationism' started by Skwim, Jun 18, 2018.

  1. BilliardsBall

    BilliardsBall Well-Known Member

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    Wrong again! Some Christians define it differently than others, some are correct, some are incorrect. This is still not an NTS.

    Pizza is bread, sauce and cheese, baked or microwaved. To say pizza is bread, feces and urine is incorrect.

    Christians "follow Jesus", the etymology of the word "Christian". Jesus said, "Be born again, and you will be empowered to follow me."

    Accusing every Christian of being unable to define what a Christian is, is a silly idea of yours.
     
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    BilliardsBall Well-Known Member

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    "What is truth?" was Pilate's question, you are in bad territory here.

    Something true is axiomatically, absolutely, always, fact.

    Something untrue is sometimes false or always false.

    Jesus is God, God always/only tells truth.
     
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    BilliardsBall Well-Known Member

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    Jesus is God, God only/always speaks truth.

    All men are liars and need correction from God.
     
  4. BilliardsBall

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    Paul agrees in content, OT analysis and doctrine, with the other 11 writers.

    Jesus's words in the gospels, not Pauline doctrines in the letters as much, have converted several billion Gentiles.
     
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    Men wrote the bible and the testaments thus the bible and testaments contain lies
     
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    Please, you are the last one that should imply that someone else is in "bad territory". You seem to believe that your God lies. Why do you keep contradicting yourself?
     
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    There are countless different ways to "follow Jesus". You will simply define it differently from other sects and then try to use your No True Scotsman fallacy.
     
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    But how many gentiles did Jesus convert to his religion? I cannot find an answer for that. Saul/Paul was not Jesus and the gospels were not written by Jesus.
     
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    Excuse me, but this list you have mentioned here, are the correct job descriptions or professions.

    "Evolutionist" is not a professional position.

    For instance, palaeontologist and archaeologist are not the same things.

    Paleontologists would study in any life (be they be animals or plants) that have turned to fossils.

    You won't find fossils of humans that are less than 10,000 years old, like in the Bronze Age, Iron Age, or the Middle Ages. So archaeologists most often ignored palaeontology, since in most cases, paleontology is irrelevant.

    Archaeologists would only focused on man, particularly man-made objects they would leave behind (eg coins, pottery, tools, weapons, etc), or the structures that have been built (eg home, tombs, bridges, etc).

    Anthropologists can be closely related to archaeologists, since they are responsible for the study of human cultures, customs, however, not all anthropologists would necessarily go to dig sites, like the ways archaeologists would do.

    Each one of the above that I have mentioned might study more or little on geology, depending on their works they actually do, but geologists may not study fossils (palaeontology), human structures or artefacts (archaeology), or human customs and behaviour (anthropology).

    For instance, when I was younger I did course on civil engineering, and my first jobs, were that of draftsman and surveyor, and few years later as engineer. One of my subjects was geology, and this subject never got involved with fossils or buried ancient cities or towns, so radiometric dating were never mentioned in the geology that I had studied, because they were not relevant to my course.

    The line between archaeology and anthropology may blurred, because can be crossover, but not so for archaeology and palaeontology.

    I don't think you are think clearly when you bring up these lines of works.
     
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    Is it logical to say that no men can ever write anything that is 100% true?
     
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    Then you haven't read the gospels carefully, where it is described delegations of Gentiles coming to meet Jesus at the Temple outer courts... or the Wise Men who came to worship Him at His birth, etc.

    Likely, you haven't heard much about the biblical progression either, where Jesus Himself said, per prophecy, He came unto the Jews, and then, later, the Gentiles would come to Him in great numbers. In fact, Christianity proves a number of Bible prophecies where the Messiah unto the Jews would be worshiped by Gentiles from around the world.
     
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    Is "countless" an accurate word? Is it an NTS to AGREE with you and say, "Those who follow Jesus are Christians, those who don't are not Christians?"
     
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    You appear to be trying to reinterpret the Bible to meet your needs. What about the verses where it is clear that Jesus does not think his teachings are for Gentiles?
     
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    Since there are on the order of 40,000 different sects of Christianity by biblical standards the answer is yes.
     
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    Hmm, some of that is kinda mixed up.
     
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    I see! So the number of people who might get something wrong can exclude anyone from accurately defining a given term (face palm). A scary amount of people believe in a flat Earth and/or hoaxed Moon landings, however, a large amount of people still get their terms correct!

    Of course, what you wrote is (again) partially true only, since the vast majority of those many sects are biblically-based, and taught that "true Christians" are BORN AGAIN.
     
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    WHAT ABOUT THEM? You are biblically clueless, like when Christ told a woman "not for you, Gentile" and THEN HEALED HER!

    We're talking Messianic Secret/unto the Jews first/the Jews wanted to force Christ to be King/He died on the Cross to save Jews AND Gentiles, EVEN ATHEISTS... stick to philosophical ramblings and not Bible exegesis, it doesn't suit you!

    Bible 101, SZ!
     
  18. Subduction Zone

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    since they cannot come to one consistent definition, then yes. If you go by a plurality the Catholics would get to set the definitions, and they would disagree strongly with you. Most would not agree with your abuse of the phrase "born again" .

    It is rather amazing that you would post such a self defeating post and then think that you are the one that should be face palming. Try again.
     
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    He had to be convinced. Or did you ignore that part? Once again you demonstrate your own failure.
     
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    JoshuaTree Flowers are red?

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    I think the greatest weakness to the creationist argument is that creationists can't believe in predestination. :) Suppose God wrote the fossil record, then the fossils that we see were formed from things that never lived and didn't have a choice in the matter. Suppose God wrote the bible, then the words that we read were written by folks that never lied and didn't have a choice in the matter. Kinda ironic that creationists are predestined not to believe in predestination isn't it?
     
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