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Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by Thief, Sep 5, 2019.

  1. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    have you considered?....your God
    might not want to be ….YOUR God

    have you thought about rejection?.....and the silence that follows

    I see the notion is movie script now and then

    some one who once knew the Voice of God
    but a falling out brought pronouncement...…
    He doesn't talk to me anymore

    or maybe He is already ….quiet
     
  2. BSM1

    BSM1 Who's a good boy?

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    You really think He/SHe has a say so in the matter?
     
  3. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    the book of Job has a scenario of conflict

    it seems the devil would like to be counted among the sons of God
    but God had some words about that....

    have you considered the least of my servants?.....Job

    that would be an insult...in the face of the devil
    to not be counted as a son
    and to be compared to the least of servants....as if the least of them is greater

    and THEN God allowed the devil to blindside Job.....!!!!!
     
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  4. JayaBholenath

    JayaBholenath Local demon

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    Silence always tell a lot more than words. Teaches more than sermons.
    No need for talking, then. It's shallow.

    Whenever my gods fall silent it is not rejection to me, it's just part of the way. Only in silence we grow.

    Aum Namah Shivaya
     
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  5. Amanaki

    Amanaki Well-Known Member

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    I don't think if a God can not be heard of the people who wish to follow him/her/it. it is the God who does not speak to them, it is more likely that it is the human beings ow fault they lost "connection" with God. meaning it is the human being who must work harder spiritually to be able to hear God again
     
  6. Audie

    Audie Veteran Member

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    We trust you make sure your doctor kept his eyes
    closed and ears covered in class.
     
  7. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    instruction was given.....
    go to your closet and close the door
    and the Spirit that knows you will hear your prayer

    and what if that be seriously correct?

    something in the dark.....is listening
    and it's close enough to hear you speaking in a whisper
     
  8. BSM1

    BSM1 Who's a good boy?

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    Ah, yes,,,Job. The victim of the universe's worse bar bet...
     
  9. Jainarayan

    Jainarayan ॐ नमो भगवते वासुदेवाय
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    As a semi-polytheist, yes. Like any other relationship, the one between a deity and devotee may not be a good fit. Either party might decide that. Barring the booming voice from the sky, just about the only way a deity might communicate with a devotee is through gut feeling, instinct, intuition, a strong feeling. My personal enshrined pantheon are those deities I feel a certain affinity for, and/or are reflections of my personality, or personal aspects. Others, not so much or at all.
     
  10. Jainarayan

    Jainarayan ॐ नमो भगवते वासुदेवाय
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    So yeah... we get that you're an atheist and anti-religion, but you completely missed the point, and made a totally nonsensical analogy. Have you never heard of withholding the answer so the student could find it themselves?
     
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  11. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    Of course. The puppet won't do anything unless you pull the strings yourself.
     
  12. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    Of course. The puppet won't do anything unless you pull the strings yourself.
     
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  13. Audie

    Audie Veteran Member

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    Have you ever heard of persons ponderously
    posting points so obvious and known to all
    that a bit of teasing might be in order?

    Or of people who get all huffy when tweaked
    a bit? :D
     
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  14. shunyadragon

    shunyadragon Veteran Member
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    I have problems with using the designation 'your God, or my God.' It does not make much sense.

    Rejection or acceptance is a human egocentric notion and perspective and not likely representative of the relationship of God to individuals, humanity nor the greater natural existence.
     
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  15. JayaBholenath

    JayaBholenath Local demon

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    I was answering in the context of religion, since the thread is in religious debates and is about religious matters

    I have no ill toward atheists and I am not the kind of theist to proclaim his religion is the best/only truth that everyone should abide for.

    Peace. There is no need for hostility of this kind

    Aum Namah Shivaya
     
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  16. Jainarayan

    Jainarayan ॐ नमो भगवते वासुदेवाय
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    No. I for one am a little slow in the uptake. :rolleyes:

    No. Just defensive of other people's sincere efforts. :rolleyes:
     
  17. Audie

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    Who dem other people?
     
  18. Epic Beard Man

    Epic Beard Man Bearded Philosopher

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    You're misunderstanding the story of Job
     
  19. Jainarayan

    Jainarayan ॐ नमो भगवते वासुदेवाय
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    Anyone. I'm Crusader Rabbit.

    [​IMG]
     
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  20. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    mmmmm…..no
    it wasn't a bet

    God had nothing to prove
    and God knew His servant
    so.....Job had nothing to prove

    it was the devil.....trying to prove himself better than the least of servants
     
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