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Albert Einstein did not believe in God in a "personal" sense and discounted the existence of a creator.

The phrase "Separation of Church & State" does not occur in the U.S. Constitution.

Nowhere in the Bible is the fruit eaten by Adam & Eve referred to as an apple.

In the book of Genesis, the serpent in the Garden of Eden is not explicitly identified as being Satan.

Genesis does not state that there were only two of every animal aboard Noah's Ark.

 

http://freethoughtpedia.com/wi...gious_Misconceptions

 

Nobody who was alive during the period of Jesus' supposed lifetime, ever wrote a single word about him.

http://freethoughtpedia.com/wi...king_Religious_Facts

 

 

 

 

 

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Hi Vic,

 

In your efforts to discredit God's Written Word, the Bible, you tell us, "Nowhere in the Bible is the fruit eaten by Adam & Eve referred to as an apple."

 

That is true.  In that case, the apple is symbolic -- just as when the Bible speaks of the "fruit" of our salvation -- it is speaking, not of fruit from a tree, but of the works which occur because we have been saved and want to work for the Lord.  He is not telling us to grow apples -- but, to spread "seeds of salvation" that others might be harvested into His kingdom.

 

Then, you tell us, "In the book of Genesis, the serpent in the Garden of Eden is not explicitly identified as being Satan."

 

Yet, we read in Genesis 3:14-15, "The LORD God said to the serpent, 'Because you have done this, Cursed are you more than all cattle, And more than every beast of the field; On your belly you will go, And dust you will eat All the days of your life;  And I will put enmity Between you and the woman, And between your seed and her seed; He shall bruise you on the head, And you shall bruise him on the heel.' "

 

Vic, I don't believe you will find ANY theologian, in the Protestant or Roman Catholic churches, which will not you that this Scripture passage is speaking directly of Jesus Christ and Satan.

 

Next, you tell us, "Genesis does not state that there were only two of every animal aboard Noah's Ark.

 

Yet, we read in Genesis 6:19-20, “And of every living thing of all flesh, you shall bring two of every kind into the ark, to keep them alive with you; they shall be male and female.   Of the birds after their kind, and of the animals after their kind, of every creeping thing of the ground after its kind, two of every kind will come to you to keep them alive."

 

Finally, you post, "Nobody who was alive during the period of Jesus' supposed lifetime, ever wrote a single word about him."

 

Did you ever hear of these guys, Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Paul?   Matthew and John most certainly walked personally with the Lord;  Paul met Him personally on the road to Damascus; and Mark and Luke were contemporaries of Paul.   So, I would say that we most definitely do have personal first hand accounts of the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.

 

Vic, my Friend, you tell us you are a Roman Catholic who believes in God and Jesus Christ -- yet, you choose to select an atheist-leaning web site as your source of Biblical knowledge?   This is from that web site:

 

FreeThoughtPedia is an online resource for critical thinking people who value science over faith and want to engage those who subscribe to irrational beliefs (like the Christian faith) in open and productive dialogue.

 

My Friend, what level will you seek in your journey away from the spiritual faith of Christianity?

 

God bless, have a wonderful, blessed day,

 

Bill

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Some pretty basic stuff for you, Bill: The Bible does NOT say that there were only two of every kind of animal on the ark.  You should have simply proceeded a few verses further into the Genesis account.  At chapter 7, verse 2, God says this to Noah:  "Of every clean beast shalt thou take thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female."

 

 

Ah, well, what can we expect from someone who can not distinguish between a Vic and a Chick?

Spending too much time on the fictional "rapture,"  Bill, to the neglect of some pretty basic second grade Sunday school historical content!

Originally Posted by Contendah:

Some pretty basic stuff for you, Bill: The Bible does NOT say that there were only two of every kind of animal on the ark.  You should have simply proceeded a few verses further into the Genesis account.  At chapter 7, verse 2, God says this to Noah:  "Of every clean beast shalt thou take thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female."

 

 

Ah, well, what can we expect from someone who can not distinguish between a Vic and a Chick?

Spending too much time on the fictional "rapture,"  Bill, to the neglect of some pretty basic second grade Sunday school historical content!

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You weren't supposed to read that part, Contendah... It was not approved by Billie boy... And please understand that trying to tell with whom he is conversing taxes his itty bitty brain...

 

Originally Posted by INVICTUS:

Who do you think you're talking to you stuttering, rambling, spitting, lying,

hating and cursing, you old moronic idiot.

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Originally Posted by Contendah:

Ah, well, what can we expect from someone who can not distinguish between a Vic and a Chick?

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OMG! Billy thought I was Vic??? Just goes to show how much he obsesses over Vic. I wonder if the woman he lives with realizes how much of a danger he is to himself & her?

quote:  Originally Posted by Contendah:

Some pretty basic stuff for you, Bill: The Bible does NOT say that there were only two of every kind of animal on the ark.  You should have simply proceeded a few verses further into the Genesis account.  At chapter 7, verse 2, God says this to Noah:  "Of every clean beast shalt thou take thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female."

Hi Contendah,

 

True, I did confuse Vic and Chick.  For that, I apologize to both.

 

And, yes, I realize that God did place 2 of each species considered not clean in the ark, with 7 each of the clean species.  But, since Chick's post only stated, "Genesis does not state that there were only two of every animal aboard Noah's Ark" -- that is what I addressed.  No oversight, only addressing thie issue raised.

 

In hindsight, I can see where her post may have been alluding to the fact that God brought 7 of each clean species on the ark.  But, in my initial reading, I saw it as her post denying that God had brought 2 each of different species on board.  So, I most likely misread the intent of her post.

 

But, I am happy we cleared up that issue; for some others may also have been confused by it.  Thank you.

 

God bless, have a wonderful, blessed day,

 

Bill

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quote:  Originally Posted by INVICTUS:

A common misconceptions about religion and scripture -- would be the belief that scripture trumps the religionWhat's most important, the belief or the scripture??? 

Hi Vic,

 

What is most important is a "saving RELATIONSHIP" with Jesus Christ.  Religion is what Christ was against with the Pharisees; since they were into rituals, traditions, and liturgical mumbo-jumbo -- which pretty clearly defines a "religion" and well defines the Roman Catholic church.

 

You ask any Christian believer and he/she will tell you that we do not have a religion; we have a personal "relationship" with Jesus Christ.

 

And, of course, that is the downfall of the Roman Catholic religion; it is a religion -- where your relationship is with the man-made church organization -- and not with Christ Himself.

 

In your religion, the church, with traditions, sacraments, rituals, etc. -- is supposed to offer salvation. 

 

But, you forget that the Roman Catholic church did not die to offer us salvation; Christ is the One who died to make salvation available to all who, by the grace of God, through faith in the finished work of Christ on the cross (Ephesians 2:8-9, John 19:30) -- will believe and receive (John 1:12) His free gift of eternal life.

 

You believe that the physical, material church offers salvation.  Your church is just that, an organization!

 

We KNOW that the church is not an organization; but it is, in reality, all Christian believers worldwideThe church is the body of believers -- not a rich Vatican organization in Rome.

 

You say, "A common misconceptions about religion and scripture -- would be the belief that scripture trumps the religion."

 

First, there is no "religion and Scripture" -- for Scripture denies religions, with all their traditions, rituals, and fancy garments and robes.

 

So, does Scripture trump religionAbsolutely!  Just as sure as Scripture trumps cults, New Age, and other world religions.

 

Scripture defines and elaborates upon the SAVING RELATIONSHIP between Jesus Christ and ALL who will, by grace, through faith -- PLUS NOTHING ELSE, believe and receive His gift of eternal life.   You do not find that in a religion which worships the physical church, men, i.e., the Pope, Cardinals, Bishops, priests, etc. -- and which worships and prays to dead people.  

 

If you want salvation, you need to get out of religion -- and get into a personal, saving relationship with Jesus Christ.  That is the ONLY Way to eternal life (John 14:6).

 

God bless, have a wonderful, blessed day,

 

Bill

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Originally Posted by Bill Gray:
quote:  Originally Posted by INVICTUS:

A common misconceptions about religion and scripture -- would be the belief that scripture trumps the religionWhat's most important, the belief or the scripture??? 

Hi Vic,

 

What is most important is a "saving RELATIONSHIP" with Jesus Christ.  Religion is what Christ was against with the Pharisees; since they were into rituals, traditions, and liturgical mumbo-jumbo -- which pretty clearly defines a "religion" and well defines the Roman Catholic church.

 

Jesus wasn't against religion because of the Pharisees but the ways of the

Pharisees. Tell me, does the Old Testament contain the books of the  

Pharisees?

 

You ask any Christian believer and he/she will tell you that we do not have a religion; we have a personal "relationship" with Jesus Christ.

 

Or a belief in the Holy Trinity, or a relationship with the Father. You've made

me ashamed to call myself Christian but I do have a Religion and it's name

is Christian.

And I do have a Christian Church and it's name is Catholic. Jesus created my

Church and promised it will never fall. He promised to watch over it until he

returns to retake it. As written in the book of the Church, the Bible. The

Bible isn't the church

 

You ask any Christian believer and he/she will tell you that

Only ignorance would maintain speaking for any and all Christians.

 

A common misconceptions about religion and scripture -- would be

the belief that scripture trumps the religionWhat's most important,

the belief or the scripture??? 

 

 And, of course, that is the downfall of the Roman Catholic religion; it is a religion -- where your relationship is with the man-made church organization -- and not with Christ Himself.

 

Who's church is man made? The Catholic creation by Jesus as stated in

the Bible, or the one martin luther started a few hundred years ago. The

one with the new bible he stole in part from the Catholic Church.

 

In your religion, the church, with traditions, sacraments, rituals, etc. -- is supposed to offer salvation. 

 

 You believe that the physical, material church offers salvation.  Your church is just that, an organization!

 

My Jesus Christ created organization was the first to teach the only

salvation is through Jesus with the Father and Holy Spirit.

 

We KNOW that the church is not an organization; but it is, in reality, all Christian believers worldwideThe church is the body of believers -- not a rich Vatican organization in Rome.

 

The newly organization of Protestants have more money than Catholics. 

 

You say, "A common misconceptions about religion and scripture -- would be the belief that scripture trumps the religion."

 

First, there is no "religion and Scripture" -- for Scripture denies religions, with all their traditions, rituals, and fancy garments and robes.

 

If there were No Christian religion there would be No scripture.

 

Scripture defines and elaborates upon the SAVING RELATIONSHIP between Jesus Christ and ALL who will, by grace, through faith -- PLUS NOTHING ELSE, believe and receive His gift of eternal life.  

 

Before Jesus walked the earth or scripture we had a saving relationship

with God

 

If you want salvation, you need to get out of religion --

 

A fool and a non existent free ticket = no salvation.

 

 

Originally Posted by Dove of Peace:
Originally Posted by Contendah:

Some pretty basic stuff for you, Bill: The Bible does NOT say that there were only two of every kind of animal on the ark.  You should have simply proceeded a few verses further into the Genesis account.  At chapter 7, verse 2, God says this to Noah:  "Of every clean beast shalt thou take thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female."

 

 

Ah, well, what can we expect from someone who can not distinguish between a Vic and a Chick?

Spending too much time on the fictional "rapture,"  Bill, to the neglect of some pretty basic second grade Sunday school historical content!

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You weren't supposed to read that part, Contendah... It was not approved by Billie boy... And please understand that trying to tell with whom he is conversing taxes his itty bitty brain...

 

I've brought this up before, but just look at that bible at the bottom of Billy's post.  It's all of 20-30 pages long!

Naturally he should be forgiven for not knowing the contents of the unabridged version.

Originally Posted by Bill Gray:
quote:  Originally Posted by Contendah:

Some pretty basic stuff for you, Bill: The Bible does NOT say that there were only two of every kind of animal on the ark.  You should have simply proceeded a few verses further into the Genesis account.  At chapter 7, verse 2, God says this to Noah:  "Of every clean beast shalt thou take thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female."

Hi Contendah,

 

True, I did confuse Vic and Chick.  For that, I apologize to both.

 

And, yes, I realize that God did place 2 of each species considered not clean in the ark, with 7 each of the clean species.  But, since Chick's post only stated, "Genesis does not state that there were only two of every animal aboard Noah's Ark" -- that is what I addressed.  No oversight, only addressing thie issue raised.

 

In hindsight, I can see where her post may have been alluding to the fact that God brought 7 of each clean species on the ark.  But, in my initial reading, I saw it as her post denying that God had brought 2 each of different species on board.  So, I most likely misread the intent of her post.

 

But, I am happy we cleared up that issue; for some others may also have been confused by it.  Thank you.

 

God bless, have a wonderful, blessed day,

 

Bill

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Once more we see the practice of neverwrongology coming forth in a feeble attempt by you, Bill Gray, to 'splain why your WRONG wasn't really wrong! Here is what you posted:

 

<<<<Next, you tell us, "Genesis does not state that there were only two of every animal aboard Noah's Ark. Here's the "explanation."

 

Yet, we read in Genesis 6:19-20, “And of every living thing of all flesh, you shall bring two of every kind into the ark, to keep them alive with you; they shall be male and female.   Of the birds after their kind, and of the animals after their kind, of every creeping thing of the ground after its kind, two of every kind will come to you to keep them alive.">>>>

 

Do you know the meaning of "only", Bill, as in Chick's statement that,  "Genesis does not state that there were only two of every animal aboard Noah's Ark"?   In no way could you have read Chick's post in any halfway objective way without taking into account that key word, "only".

In no way could you have read what she posted and rationally concluded that she had denied that God had brought 2 of each species on board the ark.  Objectivity and rationalism played no part in the composition of your response.  You thought to prove Chick in error by quoting a verse that in no way contradicted what she posted. 

 

I am the only male member of my household, Bill, but that does not prevent me from being a resident of my household.  

 

There is only one Rock of Gibraltar, but that does not keep the Rock of Gibraltar from being the Rock of Gibraltar!

 

I could go on and on, but then I would risk entering that domain of excess verbosity that you so determinedly occupy!

 

 

 

Originally Posted by INVICTUS:
Originally Posted by Bill Gray:
quote:  Originally Posted by INVICTUS:

A common misconceptions about religion and scripture -- would be the belief that scripture trumps the religionWhat's most important, the belief or the scripture??? 

Hi Vic,

 

What is most important is a "saving RELATIONSHIP" with Jesus Christ.  Religion is what Christ was against with the Pharisees; since they were into rituals, traditions, and liturgical mumbo-jumbo -- which pretty clearly defines a "religion" and well defines the Roman Catholic church.

 

Jesus wasn't against religion because of the Pharisees but the ways of the

Pharisees. Tell me, does the Old Testament contain the books of the  

Pharisees?

 

You ask any Christian believer and he/she will tell you that we do not have a religion; we have a personal "relationship" with Jesus Christ.

 

Or a belief in the Holy Trinity, or a relationship with the Father. You've made

me ashamed to call myself Christian but I do have a Religion and it's name

is Christian.

And I do have a Christian Church and it's name is Catholic. Jesus created my

Church and promised it will never fall. He promised to watch over it until he

returns to retake it. As written in the book of the Church, the Bible. The

Bible isn't the church

 

You ask any Christian believer and he/she will tell you that

Only ignorance would maintain speaking for any and all Christians.

 

A common misconceptions about religion and scripture -- would be

the belief that scripture trumps the religionWhat's most important,

the belief or the scripture??? 

 

 And, of course, that is the downfall of the Roman Catholic religion; it is a religion -- where your relationship is with the man-made church organization -- and not with Christ Himself.

 

Who's church is man made? The Catholic creation by Jesus as stated in

the Bible, or the one martin luther started a few hundred years ago. The

one with the new bible he stole in part from the Catholic Church.

 

In your religion, the church, with traditions, sacraments, rituals, etc. -- is supposed to offer salvation. 

 

 You believe that the physical, material church offers salvation.  Your church is just that, an organization!

 

My Jesus Christ created organization was the first to teach the only

salvation is through Jesus with the Father and Holy Spirit.

 

We KNOW that the church is not an organization; but it is, in reality, all Christian believers worldwideThe church is the body of believers -- not a rich Vatican organization in Rome.

 

The newly organization of Protestants have more money than Catholics. 

 

You say, "A common misconceptions about religion and scripture -- would be the belief that scripture trumps the religion."

 

First, there is no "religion and Scripture" -- for Scripture denies religions, with all their traditions, rituals, and fancy garments and robes.

 

If there were No Christian religion there would be No scripture.

 

Scripture defines and elaborates upon the SAVING RELATIONSHIP between Jesus Christ and ALL who will, by grace, through faith -- PLUS NOTHING ELSE, believe and receive His gift of eternal life.  

 

Before Jesus walked the earth or scripture we had a saving relationship

with God

 

If you want salvation, you need to get out of religion --

 

A fool and a non existent free ticket = no salvation.

 

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billie banjo music, Are you just going to let this slide without lying about

at least one thing????????

 

 

Hi Vic,

 

I had written: 

 

Scripture defines and elaborates upon the SAVING RELATIONSHIP between Jesus Christ and ALL who will, by grace, through faith -- PLUS NOTHING ELSE, believe and receive His gift of eternal life.   You do not find that in a religion which worships the physical church, men, i.e., the Pope, Cardinals, Bishops, priests, etc. -- and which worships and prays to dead people.  

 

If you want salvation, you need to get out of religion -- and get into a personal, saving relationship with Jesus Christ.  That is the ONLY Way to eternal life (John 14:6).

 

And, you respond, "Before Jesus walked the earth or scripture -- we had a saving relationship with God."

 

What does Scripture tell us:

 

Romans 3:19-24, "Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God; (20) because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified (saved) in His sight; for through the Law comes the knowledge of sin. (21) But now apart from the Law the righteousness of God has been manifested, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets, (22) even the righteousness of Godthrough faith in Jesus Christ for all those who believe; for there is no distinction; (23) for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, (24) being justified (saved)as a gift by His grace through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus; . . ."

 

So, what is that Scripture passage telling us?  It is telling us:

 

Ephesians 2:8-9, "For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast."

 

Yes, my Friend, these Scripture passages are telling us that, by the grace of God, though faith alone in the finished work of Jesus Christ on the cross -- we are saved.

 

No church organization, no rituals, no traditions, no sacraments, NO works -- ONLY by grace, through faith -- ALONE!   Seems pretty clear to me.

 

When are we saved?

 

Ephesians 1:13, 4:30, "In Him, you also, after listening (hearing) to the message of truth, the Gospel of your salvation -- having also believed, you were sealed in Him (SAVED)with the Holy Spirit of promise, . . . the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for(or until)the day of redemption."

 

Vic, my Friend, this all seem so clear to me.  But, then, my eyes are not clouded by any religion -- so, I can clearly see my relationship with my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

 

These Scripture passages tell me that  "no one is saved under the Law" -- for the Law is only a tutor which give knowledge of sin.   These passages tell me that we are saved, by grace, through faith in Christ -- plus nothing else.

 

And, they tell me that upon hearing the Gospel and Believing in the finished work of Jesus Christ on the cross, i.e., "It is finished!"  (John 19:30) -- we are saved and sealed by the Holy Spirit.  And, that seal CANNOT be broken (John 10:28-29) for we are sealed until the day of our redemption by our Redeeming Kinsman, Jesus Christ.

 

When will our Redeeming Kinsman, Jesus Christ, redeem us?  That will happen at the moment a believer dies in this mortal body -- or at the moment we are Raptured from this mortal body.

 

But, let's take one last look at your statement, "Before Jesus walked the earth or scripture we had a saving relationship with God."

 

If that were true, then why did all Old Testament saints, i.e., believers, upon death, go into Hades/Paradise (Luke 16:19-31), also called the Bosom of Abraham -- instead of into heaven?  Why?  Because "NO ONE comes to the Father, but through Jesus Christ"  (John 14:6). 

 

So, those Old Testament believers had to wait in Hades/Paradise until Christ had been crucified, buried, and resurrected.  Then, He took them into heaven (but though Me - John 14:6) and we find that happening in Ephesians 4:8.

 

Yes, the Jews and other believers in the Old Testament had a relationship with God.  They believed Him when He promised their Messiah would come.  And, when He, their Messiah, came -- He led them out of Hades/Paradise and into heaven.

 

Yes, the Jews had a religion -- and in that religion, they offered sacrifices to God.   But, they had to keep offering those sacrifices -- for none of those sacrifices offered full forgiveness or salvation. 

 

But, once their Messiah, Jesus Christ, came as the Perfect Lamb of God to be offered as the "once for all times" sacrifice -- then, they could enter heaven -- through Jesus Christ.  In other words, they entered heaven because NOW they had that heaven relationship with Jesus Christ.

 

That RELATIONSHIP saves!

 

RELIGION does not save!

 

My Friend, I pray that you now have a better understanding of religions, relationship, and salvation.

 

God bless, have a wonderful, blessed day,

 

Bill

 

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billie said............

Hi Vic,

 I had written: 

 

Scripture defines and elaborates upon the SAVING RELATIONSHIP between Jesus Christ and ALL who will, by grace, through faith -- PLUS NOTHING ELSE, believe and receive His gift of eternal life.   You do not find that in a religion which worships the physical church, men, i.e., the Pope, Cardinals, Bishops, priests, etc. -- and which worships and prays to dead people.  

 

I guess I called it when I invited you to lie, and you did, I knew you wouldn't

let me down. You know, when no one worships the church, men, Pope,

Cardinals, Bishops, priests, etc. or worships and prays to dead people,

you're are lying. You're a liar and you always have been. Why you believe

lying enhances your religious status and common decent credibility I don't

know. If anyone could answer this question for me I would really appreciate

it because it hasn't made sense to me yet.

 

So like many other times you stop the response here, at an Uncalled for lie.

I'm not saying your partner doesn't also do it, I'm saying you never stop. 

And I can't say I have lost any more respect for you, there's no more to lose.

 

 

Bill Gray has joined the ranks of those who are confused about "religion."

 

Bill writes:  "Religion is what Christ was against with the Pharisees; since they were into rituals, traditions, and liturgical mumbo-jumbo -- which pretty clearly defines a"religion"

 

Bill needs to see what the BIBLE says about religion, and then he needs to apologize to God and everybody for his abuse of the term.

 

Here we go:

 

  1. James 1:26  If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.    The clear implication here is  that religion is good and commendable when practiced according to godly precepts.  One does not want his/her religion to be "vain," but rather in accordance with standards approved by God  
  2. James 1:27 Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.    Well, now, Brother James seems to have found a concept of religion that does not fit very well with Bill Gray's notion that religion is made up of  "rituals, traditions, and liturgical mumbo-jumbo".  How much benefit would it be to visit those fatherless and widows with nothing to offer them but "rituals, traditions, and liturgical mumbo-jumbo"?  I have to believe that Brother James had something far different than that in mind.

Bill has fallen into the pattern come popular of late of creating a bogus definition of "religion" and then arraying this bogus definition against the concept of "being spiritual" . Ain'tcha heard 'em?   "I don't need or want  religion'; I seek to be 'spiritual.'" (or "I just want a personal relationship with Christ....")

 

It is the language of Ashdod, friends.  Sure, it is possible to embrace false and corrupt religion, but this silly business of putting down "religion" in general  bespeaks a lamentable  ignorance of scripture.  A "spiritual" person should not lapse into such a contorted concept of religion as to make it a "bad word."  

Billie is so obsessed with his belief in OSAS that anything that detracts from it is false... Either he does not believe that we must do God's work to remain in a state of Grace or, as I suspect, he is spiritually lazy and wishes his works, or lack thereof, not to be counted against him... Billie is an egomaniac who, while professing great Biblical knowledge, picks and chooses and either intentionally or lacking in understanding, twists and distorts passages to suit his needs. Better minds than I have called him on his distorted religious views and failed to make him see the error of his ways... One would think that any rational person, noting that the great majority of this forum's readers have given up and disbelieve everything he writes, would do just a little bit of self examination and adjust... But Billie is so convince that he cannot be wrong that he cannot understand why all these people are so ignorant...

S-I-G-H...

Perhaps if everyone who knows what he is all about would join the several of us who have him blocked, or at least stop quoting him in their posts, we could be rid of his inane verbal rantings. He is, after all, in the overall scheme of things, as insignificant as a gnat on ones rear...

 

 

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