"I think the point is that doG (I LOVE that spelling! LOL) gives us free will, but if we use it "wrong", we'll be punished for all eternity. We can't be punished for all eternity like most xians would like if we…"
""The xians who say America was founded on xian principles are not altogether wrong."
True, however it's nice to know that we have grown as a society past slavery, women subjugation, and burning people at the stake as…"
"So, what you're saying is that if you throw the term "religiously believes..." around, that makes the conclusion a religion? I do not "religiously believe" in the nonexistence of the supernatural. I do not believe in…"
"With great difficulties. It actually involves partially disarmouring. One learns very quickly to be sure to relieve yourself prior to armouring up. It helps that we tend to get dehydrated, which leads to lower urination…"
"What do you mean "it all matches each other"? The bible has hundreds of contradiction, inconsistencies, logical fallacies and flat out lies. How can you say it matches anything, including itself?
Oh, I know why. Because you…"
"Here's another question for you Mercedes: Can you explain your statement about jesus? How does his death (which we all experience, which makes that nothing special) and his ascension to "heaven" (which can hardly be considered a…"
""We have all sinned and fallens short of the glory of God" - Out of curiosity, how and why would you know that? How can you possibly know, for a fact, that we have all "fallen short"? And what is "the glory of…"
"I would slightly change your first assumption. Rather than (or possibly in addition to) "not" asking for proof of a person's deity, I think it would be fair to say we are certainly willing to examine any proof presented that a…"
"One thing to remember about people on boards with differing opinions: most of those people don't acknowledge that other people have lives and don't sit at their computers 24/7 waiting to respond to anything thrown at them. If someone…"
""There are 41,000 denominations of Christianity, Mercedes. How many proclaim to the others that their interpretations are incorrect?"
The answer is every single one of them. If any 2 agreed on interpretation, they wouldn't…"