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  • Can Nagorata "curse" post be removed? If so remove this one as well. If not explain why this is tolerated. He is not of God. Just a glorified chain letter.
    Proverbs 17:19 Whoever loves a quarrel loves sin

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    • Originally posted by exminister View Post
      Can Nagorata "curse" post be removed? If so remove this one as well. If not explain why this is tolerated. He is not of God. Just a glorified chain letter.
      What is that about ? I heard that word here before

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      • delete
        "That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;" Philippians 2:15 (KJV)

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        • Originally posted by Knight View Post
          I realize this is not going to make everyone happy but I have discussed this issue with the other TOL owners and here is the decision we have made regarding the "Exclusively Christian Theology" forum.

          Originally when we decided to create this forum we wanted a place to discuss AND debate Christian theology without unbelievers distracting the debate with mindless comments like... "so... how did all the animals fit on the ark?" or... "the Bible has been translated so many times.... bla bla bla".


          The "Exclusively Christian Theology" forum was never intended to be a place where there would be no debate..... and excluding those who think they are Christian based on our standard of Christianity excludes too many possible participants to promote healthy debate.

          Therefore...
          The new standard for the "Exclusively Christian Theology" is to allow anyone to post here who considers themselves to be Christian and considers the Bible to be inspired by God.

          Yes that creates a much bigger tent, but that's a good thing for healthy debate!

          So... if you consider yourself a Christian and you consider the Bible to be the inspired word of God then you are welcome to post in the "Exclusively Christian Theology" forum.

          Furthermore...
          We are also willing to let any other unbeliever or follower of another religion post here if they are honestly seeking an answer to a question or have constructive input to the discussion. In other words... if an atheist has a question about God and he asks it in an honest, upfront way we will gladly deal with that question without booting him out of the forum.

          Said in short...
          This particular forum will be dedicated to debating biblical issues without debating the legitimacy of the Bible itself.

          There are plenty of other forums here at TOL for debating the legitimacy of the Bible.

          And unlike morality the above rules and guidelines are very SUBJECTIVE so we ask that you honor our moderators requests if your input if out of line for this particular forum.

          If you have any questions regarding these new guidelines please ask them on this thread.
          The new rules should require everyone to post his religious affiliation more than simply stating he/she is a Christian but of an "other" stripe. I, for one, like to deal with honest people who aren't here under false pretenses.
          "That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;" Philippians 2:15 (KJV)

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          • Originally posted by Cross Reference View Post
            The new rules should require everyone to post his religious affiliation more than simply stating he/she is a Christian but of an "other" stripe. I, for one, like to deal with honest people who aren't here under false pretenses.
            The problem is that you want to judge everyone else's Christianity by your own standards, and then call anyone a who does't agree with your standards a "liar".

            Too bad for you, because God did not appoint you the definer of Christianity, nor the decider of who is or is not a Christian. And as such, you're just going to have to live without that knowledge or authority.

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            • Originally posted by PureX View Post
              The problem is that you want to judge everyone else's Christianity by your own standards, and then call anyone a who does't agree with your standards a "liar".

              Too bad for you, because God did not appoint you the definer of Christianity, nor the decider of who is or is not a Christian. And as such, you're just going to have to live without that knowledge or authority.
              So you are simply saying, "How dare he ask for people to be honest and not hide their religious affiliations". While I can certainly, by your objections understand why, I am simply saying it should be allowed.
              "That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;" Philippians 2:15 (KJV)

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              • Originally posted by Cross Reference View Post
                So you are simply saying, "How dare he ask for people to be honest and not hide their religious affiliations". While I can certainly, by your objections understand why, I am simply saying it should be allowed.
                No one is hiding their affiliations. Not everyone's beliefs fit into the few choices offered by you narrow-minded labelers. And anyway, the labels are superfluous, except to those who have nothing else.

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                • Originally posted by PureX View Post
                  No one is hiding their affiliations. Not everyone's beliefs fit into the few choices offered by you narrow-minded labelers. And anyway, the labels are superfluous, except to those who have nothing else.
                  So what label are you, Christian, Atheist, Hindu, Heathen, Muslim, Backbiter, or maybe a Bleach bottle? Who am I talking with here?
                  "That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;" Philippians 2:15 (KJV)

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                  • Originally posted by Knight View Post
                    I realize this is not going to make everyone happy but I have discussed this issue with the other TOL owners and here is the decision we have made regarding the "Exclusively Christian Theology" forum.

                    Originally when we decided to create this forum we wanted a place to discuss AND debate Christian theology without unbelievers distracting the debate with mindless comments like... "so... how did all the animals fit on the ark?" or... "the Bible has been translated so many times.... bla bla bla".


                    The "Exclusively Christian Theology" forum was never intended to be a place where there would be no debate..... and excluding those who think they are Christian based on our standard of Christianity excludes too many possible participants to promote healthy debate.

                    Therefore...
                    The new standard for the "Exclusively Christian Theology" is to allow anyone to post here who considers themselves to be Christian and considers the Bible to be inspired by God.

                    Yes that creates a much bigger tent, but that's a good thing for healthy debate!

                    So... if you consider yourself a Christian and you consider the Bible to be the inspired word of God then you are welcome to post in the "Exclusively Christian Theology" forum.

                    Furthermore...
                    We are also willing to let any other unbeliever or follower of another religion post here if they are honestly seeking an answer to a question or have constructive input to the discussion. In other words... if an atheist has a question about God and he asks it in an honest, upfront way we will gladly deal with that question without booting him out of the forum.

                    Said in short...
                    This particular forum will be dedicated to debating biblical issues without debating the legitimacy of the Bible itself.

                    There are plenty of other forums here at TOL for debating the legitimacy of the Bible.

                    And unlike morality the above rules and guidelines are very SUBJECTIVE so we ask that you honor our moderators requests if your input if out of line for this particular forum.

                    If you have any questions regarding these new guidelines please ask them on this thread.
                    I am grateful for a place where we can endeavor to have constructive dialogue.
                    Last edited by radind; June 18th, 2016, 04:12 PM. Reason: spelling

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                    • In view of #1871 - the rules would need to be revised wouldn't they?

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                      • Originally posted by Knight View Post
                        I realize this is not going to make everyone happy but I have discussed this issue with the other TOL owners and here is the decision we have made regarding the "Exclusively Christian Theology" forum.

                        Originally when we decided to create this forum we wanted a place to discuss AND debate Christian theology without unbelievers distracting the debate with mindless comments like... "so... how did all the animals fit on the ark?" or... "the Bible has been translated so many times.... bla bla bla".


                        The "Exclusively Christian Theology" forum was never intended to be a place where there would be no debate..... and excluding those who think they are Christian based on our standard of Christianity excludes too many possible participants to promote healthy debate.

                        Therefore...
                        The new standard for the "Exclusively Christian Theology" is to allow anyone to post here who considers themselves to be Christian and considers the Bible to be inspired by God.

                        Yes that creates a much bigger tent, but that's a good thing for healthy debate!

                        So... if you consider yourself a Christian and you consider the Bible to be the inspired word of God then you are welcome to post in the "Exclusively Christian Theology" forum.

                        Furthermore...
                        We are also willing to let any other unbeliever or follower of another religion post here if they are honestly seeking an answer to a question or have constructive input to the discussion. In other words... if an atheist has a question about God and he asks it in an honest, upfront way we will gladly deal with that question without booting him out of the forum.

                        Said in short...
                        This particular forum will be dedicated to debating biblical issues without debating the legitimacy of the Bible itself.

                        There are plenty of other forums here at TOL for debating the legitimacy of the Bible.

                        And unlike morality the above rules and guidelines are very SUBJECTIVE so we ask that you honor our moderators requests if your input if out of line for this particular forum.

                        If you have any questions regarding these new guidelines please ask them on this thread.
                        I put "other" on my page because there's over 30,000 denominations. Thank you for this Sir Knight.

                        #Is "Sir" Knight a reassertion of something already implied by the name... Knight?

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                        • Shalom.

                          I am Jewish now, a Jew, of Israel, and though I am still a citizen of the United States of America, I do not call myself a Christian. I do not know if this will change. However, I read, study, and observe Torah, accept the TaNaKh (the Hebrew Scriptures), and Matthew through Revelation. I believe that the early church was entirely Jewish.

                          Can I post in this forum? For my own threads, people post (or, have posted) on or in them.

                          Shalom.

                          Jacob

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                          • Originally posted by Jacob View Post
                            Shalom.

                            I am Jewish now, a Jew, of Israel, and though I am still a citizen of the United States of America, I do not call myself a Christian. I do not know if this will change. However, I read, study, and observe Torah, accept the TaNaKh (the Hebrew Scriptures), and Matthew through Revelation. I believe that the early church was entirely Jewish.

                            Can I post in this forum? For my own threads, people post (or, have posted) on or in them.

                            Shalom.

                            Jacob
                            Message from "Keeping the Gospel Pure" http://www.gty.org/library/sermons-library/48-10

                            Sent from my SM-N920V using Tapatalk

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                            • Originally posted by shopkinslpskids View Post
                              Message from "Keeping the Gospel Pure" http://www.gty.org/library/sermons-library/48-10

                              Sent from my SM-N920V using Tapatalk
                              There are too many "things that differ" between things both in Acts itself, and also in Galatians itself, that that message's preacher failed to note.

                              Result?

                              Same old hodge podge.

                              Thing is, a thing will often appear to make sense only due to the absence of things which, were they to be factored in; would reveal said thing for what it actually is - a misfire.

                              Rom. 5:8
                              Acts 17:11,12.

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                              • Originally posted by Danoh View Post
                                There are too many "things that differ" between things both in Acts itself, and also in Galatians itself, that that message's preacher failed to note.

                                Result?

                                Same old hodge podge.

                                Thing is, a thing will often appear to make sense only due to the absence of things which, were they to be factored in; would reveal said thing for what it actually is - a misfire.

                                Rom. 5:8
                                Acts 17:11,12.
                                I mostly shared it to show the Jewishness of Peter and Paul's subsequent chastising.

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