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Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by JJ50, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. SalixIncendium

    SalixIncendium Resident Hermit
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    For me, heaven exists as a state of mind, not a place.
     
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    This definitely wasn't taken from the Bible, that's all I can say. Of course, you're not a Christian anyway, so I doubt that means much, lol.
     
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  4. BSM1

    BSM1 Who's a good boy?

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    Talk about your religious fantasies....just sayin'.
     
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    My ideal Heaven would depend on how well I did in this life.
     
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    It could happen!
     
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    I envision Heaven being souls of who each have disembodied consciousness adventuring across space from one lively world to another, each heavenly soul would be able to take possession and control any living body pf whom it sees fit. Each soul vividly remembers each pleasant experience or pleasantries while forgetting any unpleasant experiences.

     
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    Funny thing about the otherworlds is that all of them exist, so the possible natures of heaven are infinite. The heavens that human organisms in this world would be deposited is not likely to be so infinite. And one can only speculate as to which heavens are the ones that would be relevant to us. I choose not to speculate, as otherworlds called "heaven" are not part of my tradition. I'll leave that speculation up to those who concern themselves with it.
     
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    My idea is more of a paradise....and, on this planet Earth, not in some other realm.

    It's what the Bible explains regarding the future:
    Revelation 21:3-4.. "tent of God is with mankind...and death will be no more"!

    So people will live forever. How? Sin will 'be pardoned', Isaiah 33:24, (through Jesus' sin-atoning sacrifice, 1 John 2:2.) No one will even get sick.
    People won't even age to the point of having aches and pains, as per Job 33:25.

    'The desert will bloom, and peoples will be healed from their maladies.' Isaiah 35 1-7. Which means human habitation of the deserts, in good health for all.

    Isaiah 11:6-9 reveals peace even among animals, and they at peace with man! (Can you imagine playing w/ tigers, leopards, etc.?) Vs.9 says it will be Earth wide!

    Everyone living at that time, will have Jehovah's spirit on them, which results in "fruitage" of "love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, mildness..." --Galatians 5:22-23. IOW, people will love each other. (Again, imagine no death, and everyone at unity....no hatred or prejudice... Now what would that do for technological advancement? No knowledge would ever be forgotten or lost!)

    With all humans working together, cultivating this Earth into a global park...then the dead -- our loved ones (and maybe not-so-loved ones) -- will start being resurrected! --Acts of the Apostles 24:15. Everyone whom God chooses to resurrect will have a second chance to live "the real life"! -- 1 Timothy 6:19


    Sounds too good to be true, eh? Well, remember....
    In the Lord's prayer (the Our Father) @ Matthew 6:9-10, Jesus taught His followers to pray "Let Thy will be done on Earth, as it is heaven."

    These peaceful conditions just described, is what Jehovah wanted for Adam & Eve & all their descendants. Once the issues of sovereignty in Genesis 3 are settled, His Purpose will start to be fulfilled!
    IMO, this is what any loving Father would want for his kids.
     
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    Hmmmmm, no one getś to heaven without being born again, so your alleged joke is crap.
     
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    ...a nice cup o' tea
     
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    For me winning the good pleasure of God is the greatest of all heavens.
     
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    Speaking of personal experiences, Heaven has always existed, therefore isn't fallacy.
     
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    It would be like being thought well of by Hitler, if the Biblical god character exists in reality.
     
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    In your opinion, but there is no verifiable proof that it is so.
     
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    Our only knowledge of God comes from His Representatives like Christ and Buddha so pleasing Them is really pleasing God and we achieve that by trying to follow their teachings of love, forgiveness and compassion for all beings. The very antithesis of what Hitler stood for,
     
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    We don't know god exists, nor did its so called reps!
     
  19. loverofhumanity

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    That’s a matter of opinion and I respect your view on that. It’s something we each can only decide for ourselves. I’m convinced beyond any doubt that there is a God but others may feel the opposite.
     
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    Fair enough! Of course a god could exist, I fervently hope it doesn't.
     
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