All Blog Posts Tagged 'prophecy' (8)

What’s a Physeter? A post about metaphors and prophecy

This is a post about finding meaning. Also crossposted at thephyseter.wordpress.com.

Why do I call myself The Physeter online? My internet moniker is the name of a beautiful and majestic creature:

The sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus), or cachalot, is the largest of the…

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Added by Physeter on March 5, 2014 at 9:06pm — 7 Comments

Don't Eat Me Bro

Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree, but it is what preserves it. ~ Confucius 500 BCE The Lion’s Den

Daniel 4:4 to 12:13



4:4 King Neb dreamed again and this time he remembered what it was about. It was a tree. The tree was a giant beautiful tree that everyone loved. All the people and animals lived together in and under and around the tree. But then a scary messenger appeared from some vague alternate dimension and began…

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Added by Brad Snowder on January 20, 2013 at 11:17am — No Comments

Why Jesus (if he existed) Ain't Coming Back -The Bible Version.

Most Christians believe that Jesus will return one day to save them from us godless heathens and "take them up into the clouds"--but if they actually read their bibles they would realize that it ain't gonna happen.  Nope, never.  See the following excerpt from our book which explains why:



"Although Christianity was practiced shortly after the supposed “death” of Jesus Christ, in the Roman Empire it only…

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Added by Cathy Cooper on January 13, 2013 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Do Moderate Christians Need an "Adam"?

Jesus and Adam  Previously, I discussed the idea that we can now definitively show that there was no single couple from which all of humanity descended, and discussed a few points made by ProfMTH, namely that Paul references Adam in same way he references Jesus. To me, this seemed a clear and inescapable contradiction to a foundational principle of Christianity, since Paul is obviously wrong in referencing Adam. Now this assertion faced…

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Added by HonestDiscussioner on September 6, 2011 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Why is prophecy taken seriously?

Ezekiel

29:10 Behold, therefore I am against thee, and against thy rivers, and I will make the land of Egypt utterly waste and desolate, from the tower of Syene even unto the border of Ethiopia.

29:11 No foot of man shall pass through it, nor foot of beast shall pass through it, neither shall it be inhabited forty years.



I never can figure how Christians put so much stock in prophecy.  You hear it all the time. …

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Added by Gazoo on July 2, 2011 at 1:27pm — 12 Comments

May 21 is the Rapture

May 21 is Judgement Day. It's been conclusively proven by Harold Camping using mathematics. That's right, mathematics. In fact, anyone who disputes his word is obviously blinded to the truth of the bible.



But I have a few questions.



Firstly, when God descends to destroy the world, what will happen to the rest of the universe? I mean, we know that the universe is enormous,… Continue

Added by Martin Pribble on May 5, 2011 at 9:34pm — 3 Comments

Ezekiel The False Prophet

It's not too hard to find a contradiction or a false prophecy in the bible… Continue

Added by Jason Paisley on November 3, 2010 at 5:50pm — 6 Comments

"Religious Prophecies and Confirmation Bias" from Atheist Climber blog



The definition of "prophecy" is this (according to "The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language"):

1.
a. An inspired utterance of a prophet, viewed as a…
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Added by Martin Pribble on July 14, 2010 at 7:43pm — 1 Comment

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