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Featured Who supports religious evangelism?

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by Mister Silver, Oct 2, 2017.

  1. David1967

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    I agree. There are way too many of these types of "evangelists" making ungodly (pardon the pun) amounts of money off religion. Take away the money and see how many of these people continue to teach what they do. I predict that the Benny Hinn's and the Kenneth Copeland's would quickly move to a more profitable scam to fleece the gullible.
     
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  2. David1967

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    Not to mention that Jesus was about helping the poor and healing the sick, not robbing them of what little they had as these televangelist do.
     
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    It's funny how he mentions disrespect of the president when he did just that when Obama was in office.

    And it would be rather ironic if the shooting was punishment from god, considering that the target was a country music festival, so odds are that most of the victims wouldn't have been guilty of the any of the things Robertson is complaining about.
     
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    And that, is being very generous and kind. I'm thinking more along the lines of religiously induced psychosis.
     
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    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    Pat Roberson is way off topic.

    A very disconnected man.
     
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    Very well then. His mind has become increasingly simple in function the deeper the tendrils of his psychosis spread into and choke out what few reasoning centers of his mind he started with, to the point now that all that comes out sounds like the prattling of a heavily intoxicated chimpanzee who periodically attempts to speak while vomiting. There, is that better? ;)
     
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    Yes, I suppose that will do. :D
     
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    ...as well as being in favour of evangelism:

    Matthew 28:19-20:
    19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,20 teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

    The Bible: it has something for everyone!
     
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    Why assume such things. He could well be a sleek professional who speaks exactly what his audience wants to hear.
     
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    I like interfaith discussion better. If that's evangelism I guess I'm for it. Pat Robertson's above quote really doesn't even seem to touch on converting people.
     
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    The only problem with Matthew 28:19-20.
    Is that Christ Jesus commanded to go out and teach, what he teach.

    Which alot of Christians do not do.
    They go out teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

    Unto which Christ Jesus condemn the teachings and doctrines of men.

    Matthew 15:7-9.
    "You hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying, this people draweth near unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips: but their heart is far from me. But in vain they do worship me, teaching four doctrines the Commandments of men"

    There are many things that people are being taught that is not what Christ Jesus teach.
    These being man's teachings and doctrines.
    That Christ Jesus is against.

    Therefore to send people out to evangelize other people to what they have been taught by man's teachings and doctrines, make people twofold more the child of hell than themselves.

    Therefore do they teach what Christ Jesus taught?
    Or are they teaching for doctrines the Commandments of men?
     
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    How were the Apostles supposed to fulfill Jesus' commandment in Matthew 28:19-20?

    19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”


    I guess we're supposed to post leaflets?
     
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    Is there a difference?
     
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    That is true, like any good con-man knows his base supporters and talks to them. Even if it's gobbledygook to the rest of us, those that grok gobbledygook will remain impressed as he gleefully lifts their wallets from their pockets. Sounds like he could be the next POTUS. Imagine that thought. It could be Pat "hurricane" Robertson next.
     
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    Look when Christ Jesus commanded the disciples to go out and teach, Christ Jesus plainly told them to teach what he teach them. Not to go and not teach whatever they wanted of themselves.

    But to teach what Jesus teach them.
    A big difference.

    Alot Christians teach what they were teach by man's teachings and doctrines and not what Jesus teach.

    Note in Matthew 28:20--"Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you"

    Note that Jesus did not say to teach them what ever you want to, No

    Jesus said to teaching them
    To observe all things
    Whatsoever I have commanded you.

    Do you get the picture

    We are not to go out teaching them, man's teachings and doctrines.

    But to teach them what Jesus has teach.
     
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    :eek::confused::mad::(:D
     
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    You miss the point. How are we supposed to do that if we don't evangelize?
     
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    Sure there's a big difference. Between what man's teachings and doctrines are saying.

    And what the teachings of Chirst Jesus is saying.
     
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    We evangelize by the teachings of Christ Jesus and not by the teachings and doctrines of man's.

    Can you tell what is man's teachings and doctrines ?

    And what is Christ Jesus teachings?
     
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    Sure. Why do you ask?
     
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