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Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: Morality
Topic: Contra verse Mathew 19:5-6.
Replies: 1
Views: 2080

RE: Contra verse Mathew 19:5-6.

how about the answer which JESUS gave Peter about forgiveness 7x70 and the case of Porophet Hosea, (Hosea 3:1-3)
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Wed Nov 07, 2012 9:24 am
Forum: Morality
Topic: Contra verse Mathew 19:5-6.
Replies: 1
Views: 2080

About verses Mathew 19:5-6.

Does Jesus allowed divorce because of adultery or he explain the cause of divorce.
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Thu Nov 01, 2012 12:26 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: YOU ARE NOT THE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH
Replies: 5
Views: 2643

Re: NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH

See Verses 44 & 45...so in essence ALL of it...see the DAILY part. Unless you/me or anyone is following this pattern, we cannot claim to be a NT church...we can say we are endeavoring to be as the NT church or that we realize we are not & so wish to be, but we cannot say we are...I think it's pretty...
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Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: The Church
Topic: YOU ARE NOT THE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH
Replies: 5
Views: 2643

YOU ARE NOT THE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH

I just don't want you to deceive yourselves into thinking you are or have a NT pattern. Here's what the NT church looks like: 44 And all that believed were together, and had all things common; 45 And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need. 46 And they, co...
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Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:42 am
Forum: Morality
Topic: Dealing with inconsistent Christians and corrupt media
Replies: 3
Views: 1677

Re: tares and the wheat

AMEN ! I NEEDED THAT THANK YOU
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Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:17 pm
Forum: Morality
Topic: Dealing with inconsistent Christians and corrupt media
Replies: 3
Views: 1677

Dealing with inconsistent Christians and corrupt media

I read the bible and when i see other christians say bad words watch wordly tv did you know there are tv shows that are so bad. Corrupt tv host as if thay are trying to control peoples minds thru reality tv. So when i see christians watching those things a person begains to ask questions. thanks aga...
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Thu Oct 25, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: Sin and Salvation
Topic: But the Bible speaks of the wicked being tormented "forever," doesn't it?
Replies: 5
Views: 4504

RE: But the Bible speaks of the wicked being tormented

Just one more question if the bible says there shall be no more pain or suffering then god is lying because there will be people suffering some where in the universe right? I believe the wicked will be destroyed in the fire. How can they be ashes under our feet or stubble is the bible says.
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Sat Oct 20, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: Evidences and Apologetics
Topic: Your Website is the Antithesis of Truth
Replies: 9
Views: 3785

RE: Your Website is the Antithesis of Truth

m273p15c, Below please see the response I was going to send. Instead, I'm going to make this simple. I realized that no matter how intelligent my argument, a person like you would not--could not--accept what I was saying. All we know for sure is that the Abrahamic holy books were written by Bronze A...
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Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:17 am
Forum: Sin and Salvation
Topic: But the Bible speaks of the wicked being tormented "forever," doesn't it?
Replies: 5
Views: 4504

the rich man and Lazarus in Luke 16:19-31

Doesn't the story of the rich man and Lazarus in Luke 16:19-31 teach an eternal hell of torment? No, Indeed! It is simply a parable used to emphasize a point. Many facts make it clear that this is a parable. A few are as follows: Abraham's bosom is not heaven ( Hebrews 11:8-10, 16 ) People in hell c...
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Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:15 am
Forum: Sin and Salvation
Topic: But the Bible speaks of the wicked being tormented "forever," doesn't it?
Replies: 5
Views: 4504

But the Bible speaks of the wicked being tormented "forever," doesn't it?

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/hell.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/hell.html[/url] Forever and Ever But the Bible speaks of the wicked being tormented "forever," doesn't it? The term "for ever," as used in the Bible, means simply a period of time,...
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Mon Oct 01, 2012 2:43 am
Forum: The Church
Topic: The role of Deacons versus Elders
Replies: 2
Views: 2078

The role of Deacons versus Elders

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/deacons.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/deacons.html[/url] I am currently studying the biblical role of deacon to try and gain a more biblical understanding of the role after hearing strong opposing views on the subje...
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Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Church organization (self-funding) and naming
Replies: 1
Views: 1385

Church organization (self-funding) and naming

First, why does each congregation only fund itself and is not in an organized group? Second, I go to the "Smallville Church of Christ". Is it Biblical correct for us to have the name, "Smallville", in front of the "Church of Christ", or should it be removed? Where do we get the authority for this di...
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Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:45 pm
Forum: Evidences and Apologetics
Topic: Your Website is the Antithesis of Truth
Replies: 9
Views: 3785

RE: Your Website is the Antithesis of Truth

m273p15c, Ok! Here's my move. (Hope it's not too offensive;) What I object to most is that you, the religious believer, claim God talks to you and answers your prayers. Thus, you somehow have special knowledge. This is not only ludicrus, it is wrong on many levels. Worse, you believe this despite th...
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Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: Evidences and Apologetics
Topic: nobody knows what is meant by "god"
Replies: 1
Views: 1738

nobody knows what is meant by "god"

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/judgement.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/judgement.html[/url]
what is meant by "god"....is there an answer to this question?
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Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:48 pm
Forum: Calvinism
Topic: Thank you thank you thank you! I stayed up all night reading this!
Replies: 5
Views: 2347

Overwhelming and discouraging influence of Calvinism

Thought I'd send a message and see how things are going for you? Probably don't remember me haha but a while back I sent a message about your romans 9 article and how helpful it really was. It seems like lately more and more people are turning calvinist... and my trying to combat their teachings is ...
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Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:40 pm
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Instrumental Music - Detecting Inconsistency?
Replies: 1
Views: 1659

Instrumental Music - Detecting Inconsistency?

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/music_arguments.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/music_arguments.html[/url] To the author: I found the article on instruments in worship to be thought provoking on some points but utterly extreme and hermeneutically in...
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Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:29 pm
Forum: Evidences and Apologetics
Topic: Your Website is the Antithesis of Truth
Replies: 9
Views: 3785

RE: Your Website is the Antithesis of Truth

Ok! I'll try to be more succinct. The are a lot more shamans in religion than in science. In science there is a process for evaluating new claims. With religion, new claims are not allowed, so can't even be considered, let alonet evaluated. Also, religious evaluation is mostly subjective. There are ...
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Wed Sep 12, 2012 1:09 pm
Forum: Evidences and Apologetics
Topic: Your Website is the Antithesis of Truth
Replies: 9
Views: 3785

RE: Your Website is the Antithesis of Truth

m273p15c, We are living out our lives seeking truth. I don't claim any special insight, though apparently you do. You didn't say if you hear God or only feel what he says. So, I'm going to try to succinctly address each of your points below. (My comments in RED .) Regards, email Thanks for your feed...
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Sat Sep 08, 2012 3:00 pm
Forum: Evidences and Apologetics
Topic: Your Website is the Antithesis of Truth
Replies: 9
Views: 3785

Your Website is the Antithesis of Truth

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/[/url] I was very disappointed when I Googled "in search of truth" and your website popped up at the top of the list. Your so-called Christian "truth" is false. That's clear because you, individually and col...
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Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:04 pm
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Music - Commanded to sing Psalms which command instruments?
Replies: 1
Views: 3401

Music - Commanded to sing Psalms which command instruments?

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/music_arguments.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/music_arguments.html[/url] I need some questions answered about instrumental music. The questions are as follows: We see that there are three types of music commanded fo...
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Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: The Rules
Topic: Use Of Materials
Replies: 1
Views: 9324

Use Of Materials

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/romans_9.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/romans_9.html[/url]
May I reproduce your work in print form for our church? Do you mind if I change the Bible quotations to the KJV so we can follow along as well?
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Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: Evidences and Apologetics
Topic: Christian view of the Vedic scriptures, like Bhagavad-gita?
Replies: 1
Views: 1502

Christian view of the Vedic scriptures, like Bhagavad-gita?

My dear Christian brother or sister,

Do you have any sermons available on the Christian view of the Vedic scriptures, such as Bhagavad-gita? I have searched this website, but have found nothing.

Thanking you kindly
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Tue Aug 14, 2012 5:37 am
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Feedback
Replies: 11
Views: 3320

Re: Overlooked reference to instruments in heaven!

I have thoroughly enjoyed this debate, and I apologize for cutting you off like this, but God has called me to another region of the world, you know it as the congo, I now know it as home, I'm going to preach the Gospel in villages where the name Jesus has never been heard, my flight leaves in just ...
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Thu Aug 02, 2012 5:56 am
Forum: The Church
Topic: musick in the church
Replies: 3
Views: 2720

RE: musick in the church

I was blessed and encouraged to receive your reply. Your help has been very valuable. I agree with your answer regarding John the Baptist. I also agree with your comments in relation to Amos 5 & 6. God Bless you m273p15c, Thanks for your offer to help out with other spiritual questions I will most ...
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Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:11 am
Forum: Sin and Salvation
Topic: Balanced view of fear and punishment of disobedience
Replies: 1
Views: 1309

Balanced view of fear and punishment of disobedience

The fear of God is a complicated topic in Scripture. Sometimes God says, "Do not fear," and other times we are told to "fear". We need to have a better balance. "Fear" of God may not be simple. We are never told that we shouldn't fear that God will punish the wicked, and the most mature Christians a...
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Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: musick in the church
Replies: 3
Views: 2720

RE: musick in the church

Thanks for your quick reply. I'm glad to discuss John's request from prison, but I am not sure what question you have in mind. Are you asking why did he doubt? Are you asking why did Jesus answer as He did? Or, something else? I guess all of the above. It does appear to be a mystery why John would a...
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Thu Jul 19, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: Sin and Salvation
Topic: discouraged because of so many turning away from God
Replies: 3
Views: 2152

Re: overcoming discouragement

Amen! Thank you for that; I'll be looking back at this frequently I think.
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Thu Jul 19, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: Sin and Salvation
Topic: discouraged because of so many turning away from God
Replies: 3
Views: 2152

discouraged because of so many turning away from God

So many of my friends and people I know are going the wrong direction. It makes me suspicious of almost everyone; like I have to knit-pick everything they say to determine their true intent. I probably focus too much on people who are going astray. But I trust you. Not that I don't compare what you ...
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Thu Jul 19, 2012 7:10 am
Forum: The Church
Topic: musick in the church
Replies: 3
Views: 2720

RE: musick in the church

What a joy and pleasure it was to hear from you. m273p15c, thank you for your offer to help out with other bible passages. If possible? I would like to ask about the passage of scripture where John the Baptist (from prison) sends out his disciples to ask Jesus if he is the one or should they expect...
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Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:11 am
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Feedback
Replies: 11
Views: 3320

Re: Overlooked reference to instruments in heaven!

Starting from bottom to top, in the days of moses, the preist turned water into blood, however it was through false prophets and witchcraft I guess you'd say, the devil can do anything God can except raise dead, create life, forgive us of our sind etc. etc. He can perform his own "miracles" through ...
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Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: musick in the church
Replies: 3
Views: 2720

musick in the church

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/music_arguments.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/music_arguments.html[/url] Thank you for your great article, I have read many similar but you have allowed for some dialogue. My church in Australia is all but (spiritua...
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Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:09 am
Forum: Calvinism
Topic: Romans 9 article and mental gymnastics
Replies: 1
Views: 1295

Romans 9 article and mental gymnastics

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/romans_9.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/romans_9.html[/url] You are reaching and doing so much gymnastics to that passage. I understand your point was God electing nations but nations are comprised of individuals, al...
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Feedback
Replies: 11
Views: 3320

Re: Overlooked reference to instruments in heaven!

Well, you and I both know that no church is perfect, for example, the Church of God is very emotional, the Church of Christ is rather tame, Baptist like to sing and make music, but its all about God and the Holy Spirits prescence, after my conclusion on this study, I would prefer to not use instrume...
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Feedback
Replies: 11
Views: 3320

Re: Overlooked reference to instruments in heaven!

God is very complex, and there is so much about him that many people will never understand, unfortuante as that is, I don't typically read the bible to understand him, but to study him so that I may know why some things happen certain ways, as I said before, I cannot prove you wrong A) there is far ...
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Feedback
Replies: 11
Views: 3320

Re: Overlooked reference to instruments in heaven!

Very well written, I found it in my explorations earlier today; though the old law was abolished, and we were intended to follow Christ who died for our sins, it also says in the book of Hebrews, "do not waiver between the old and the new covenants" which means in all practicality, it is not a sin t...
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:24 pm
Forum: Hermeneutics and Bible Authority
Topic: Feedback
Replies: 11
Views: 3320

Overlooked reference to instruments in heaven!

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/music.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/music.html[/url] Revelations 5:8-9; 14:2,3; 15:20; and 18:22 I am an Evangelist, and couldn't help but notice you left out very important details about music instruments in heaven...
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Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:55 am
Forum: The Church
Topic: Matt 23:8-12 - title of "Teacher" is NOT condemned
Replies: 15
Views: 15813

Re: Matt 23; 8-12

Thank you. I am glad to have met you m273p15c; you have enlighten me to somethings in the word. Please feel free to share more of the word with me. I am open to learning.
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Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: The Church
Topic: Matt 23:8-12 - title of "Teacher" is NOT condemned
Replies: 15
Views: 15813

Re: Matt 23; 8-12

I don't know what it is, please enlighten. I have no authority on which is correct, but if one is different than the rest I question why.
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Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:13 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Matt 23:8-12 - title of "Teacher" is NOT condemned
Replies: 15
Views: 15813

Re: Matt 23; 8-12

AMP - 8 But you are not to be called rabbi ( teacher ), for you have one Teacher and you are all brothers. 9 And do not call anyone [in the church] on earth father, for you have one Father, Who is in heaven. 10 And you must not be called masters (leaders), for you have one Master (Leader), the Chris...
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Mon Jul 09, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Matt 23:8-12 - title of "Teacher" is NOT condemned
Replies: 15
Views: 15813

Re: Matt 23; 8-12

KVJ and AMP
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Mon Jul 09, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Matt 23:8-12 - title of "Teacher" is NOT condemned
Replies: 15
Views: 15813

Re: Matt 23; 8-12

Although m273p15c, I still cannot find the highlighted part of this scripture in any of the bibles I looked in. That seem to be added. " They love the best places at feasts, the best seats in the synagogues, greetings in the marketplaces, and to be called by men , 'Rabbi, Rabbi.' But you, do not be ...
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Mon Jul 09, 2012 3:05 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Matt 23:8-12 - title of "Teacher" is NOT condemned
Replies: 15
Views: 15813

Re: Matt 23; 8-12

Sorry, I overlooked that. Thanks for explaining.

Have a bless day
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Mon Jul 09, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: The Church
Topic: Matt 23:8-12 - title of "Teacher" is NOT condemned
Replies: 15
Views: 15813

Re: Matt 23; 8-12

Well then explain Eph 4-11

Have a bless day
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Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:50 am
Forum: The Church
Topic: Matt 23:8-12 - title of "Teacher" is NOT condemned
Replies: 15
Views: 15813

Matt 23:8-12 - title of "Teacher" is NOT condemned

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/evangelists.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/evangelists.html[/url] In the section on becoming an evangelist, under the heading that includes revend and pastors; please read again matt 23: 8-12. I read it and it did no...
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Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:47 pm
Forum: Sin and Salvation
Topic: Judgement Day - how to be prepared?
Replies: 1
Views: 1601

Judgement Day - how to be prepared?

Inquiry in Reference To: [url=http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/judgement.html]http://www.insearchoftruth.org/articles/judgement.html[/url]
How do we prepare ourselves for judgement day? ([b]be specific[/b])
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Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: Evidences and Apologetics
Topic: contradictions between theistic evolution and bible
Replies: 0
Views: 6053

contradictions between theistic evolution and bible

a neat list exists pointing out how theistic evolution is NOT an accurate 'compromise' between evolution and the bible. the order in evolution is different than in the bible in the following areas (note the indisputable "this before that" reversals): Bible: Ocean before land ( Gen. 1:2 ) Evolution: ...
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Sun Jun 17, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: Evidences and Apologetics
Topic: sedimentary rock without cracks all over the world
Replies: 0
Views: 6010

sedimentary rock without cracks all over the world

On the topic of the folding and uplifting of sedimentary rock which occurs in many places all over the world, there are no cracks or breaks in the rocks which indicates that these movements occurred while the rocks were still wet, soft, and pliable. The Bible indicates how that happened: "He set the...
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Tue Jun 05, 2012 10:15 am
Forum: Evidences and Apologetics
Topic: Disproving creationism/creator/God in layman's terms
Replies: 9
Views: 3887

Re: Disproving creationism/creator/God in layman's terms

On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 11:01 PM, m273p15c<m273p15c> wrote: Huh? Again, you have no idea with whom you are talking. I am an engineer and a scientist. And I am OBAMA the president of America. Talk is cheap. Anybody can say anything on the internet. As for liar like you, I won't even trust 1% of what y...
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Tue Jun 05, 2012 9:50 am
Forum: Evidences and Apologetics
Topic: Disproving creationism/creator/God in layman's terms
Replies: 9
Views: 3887

Re: Disproving creationism/creator/God in layman's terms

Make your argument in a way that is respectful and logical, or I am done. Please try again. Ok I promise I don't depict you as you are. Also you must promise me you use your brain to argue and STOP LYING. Ok? I understand that you need to cheat people with religion just to earn a living, but to me ...