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  1. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    In other words I think we can grow to maturity without majoring in the minors..... wouldn't you agree Usfan?

    Apr 26, 2018 at 8:15 PM
  2. yabberefugee liked usfan's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    I do not see anything in my summary that orthodox catholics would object to. Do you have an example? I've already conceded that there are 'add ons', that are ambiguous to...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 8:14 PM
  3. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    This is really complicated for you because you either refuse to understand the Triune nature of God......or the light just hasn't come on for you yet. The Sun is a definite...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 8:12 PM
  4. yabberefugee liked DoctorWho's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Matthew 15:11 King James Version (KJV) 11 Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.

    Apr 26, 2018 at 8:03 PM
  5. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    In the case of Clinton "is" was an obvious dodge. That's how I purvey those that twist the scripture. We have a God given consience that tells us what is right. We can choose...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 8:03 PM
  6. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Some must be blind to miss it. Sort of like.....depends what the meaning of is is!

    Apr 26, 2018 at 4:21 PM
  7. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Did not Jesus say "If you have seen me, you have seen the Father?" How could they have missed it?

    Apr 26, 2018 at 3:43 PM
  8. yabberefugee liked it's just me's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    You just made the distinction yourself. I often hear this from laity, they want to tell me that they are a "Royal Priesthood". And so they are. It is their job to spread the...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 11:44 AM
  9. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Seems you view baptism from a spectrum of "religiosity". Don't overlook the symbol of dying to oneself and being resurrected by the power of the Holy Spirit. The ritual is...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 11:43 AM
  10. yabberefugee liked usfan's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    I viewed those as 'gifts within the ecclesia'. They are no more important or special than other gifts, and imo, do not warrant a clergy/laity distinction. I am an apologist.....

    Apr 26, 2018 at 11:39 AM
  11. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    You cannot seperate the writings of Paul, a servant of Jesus, from the ministry of Jesus. There is no conflict.

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:46 AM
  12. yabberefugee liked it's just me's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Here's the distinction: Bishops and Deacons (offices both mentioned in the Bible) The offices of Bishop and Deacon are clearly described in Acts and in the Epistles. The...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:44 AM
  13. yabberefugee liked usfan's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    1. I dispute the 'varying beliefs' charge. There have been many deceptions.. departures from Christian orthodoxy, but the central doctrines of Christianity are unchanged, as...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:43 AM
  14. yabberefugee liked usfan's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Outstanding post. There is NO DOUBT as to the influence of the bible and Christianity in the American experiment. It is revisionism to paint the American founders as...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 9:35 AM
  15. yabberefugee liked it's just me's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    I read the article you posted and I couldn't help but notice that most of your talking points are right out of the UCG's playbook. You should have read the Bible, then you...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 9:34 AM
  16. yabberefugee liked usfan's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    The dispute over the deity of Christ is perhaps the oldest heresy out there. It was the specific target of many of the early church fathers, apologists, and creeds. I have...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 9:33 AM
  17. yabberefugee liked usfan's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    I did not start this as a comparative religions thread, but as a definition of historical, biblical, orthodox Christianity. There are many beliefs, opinions, and faiths, about...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 9:18 AM
  18. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Again I will respectively disagree with you. The Bible is all about individual liberty as well as responsibility. "Standfast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ has set...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 9:12 AM
  19. yabberefugee liked yguy's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Or perhaps the clergy intended to keep the laity in the dark about some things so as to preserve the codependent relationship.

    Apr 26, 2018 at 12:40 AM
  20. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    "This is a Christian Nation. More than half a century ago that declaration was written into the decrees of the highest court in this land," President Harry Truman "Of the many...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 12:38 AM
  21. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Mormonism is very tricky. They use the same words as Christianity but have very different meanings. I had a friend do a "comparison glossary" on the subject.Words like "grace,...

    Apr 25, 2018 at 8:12 PM
  22. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Excellant, honest, response USfan! Thumbsup. I appreciate the honest discussion here.

    Apr 25, 2018 at 8:03 PM
  23. yabberefugee liked usfan's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Muhammad WAS illiterate. How is that statement of fact an 'insult'? I am defining precise Christianity, as given by the Founder. If offshoots and apostates have departed...

    Apr 25, 2018 at 8:01 PM
  24. yabberefugee liked it's just me's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Number one, I have read Clement and you haven't. It's obvious from your presentation that it was simply cut and pasted from one or more websites. If there is any indication...

    Apr 25, 2018 at 8:31 AM
  25. yabberefugee liked it's just me's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Anybody can make any claim they want, regardless of their denomination. If this page proves nothing else it proves that people don't really understand Christianity.

    Apr 25, 2018 at 8:02 AM
  26. yabberefugee liked usfan's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    ? I made no criticisms, nor derogatory remarks. Those are common perceptions of the motivations for Muhammad. I DO have criticisms for Islam, but not in that post. I'm sure...

    Apr 25, 2018 at 8:01 AM
  27. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    There is only ONE truth....you choose.

    Apr 24, 2018 at 11:14 PM
  28. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    I am not "protesting" so I do not come under the definition of Protestant. I am a believer and not a believer of the Papal system. You just make the case that "the traditions...

    Apr 24, 2018 at 8:17 AM
  29. yabberefugee liked Smartmouthwoman's post in the thread Ah yes--------------------now it is starting to unravel and really fast.

    Obviously it has nothing to do with a porn star and everything to do with the losing party trying to remove a duly elected president. [ATTACH]

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  30. yabberefugee liked Smartmouthwoman's post in the thread Ah yes--------------------now it is starting to unravel and really fast.

    Welcome to the crowd... except Id take a nickle for every TRUMP IS DONE put out by the LW... and Id still be rich!

    Apr 23, 2018 at 9:04 PM
  31. yabberefugee liked Hoosier8's post in the thread Ah yes--------------------now it is starting to unravel and really fast.

    It's not surprising the left doesn't know anything about what is going on with the OIG investigation into the FBI and DOJ. The democrat industrial media corporation and...

    Apr 23, 2018 at 9:03 PM
  32. yabberefugee liked logical1's post in the thread Ah yes--------------------now it is starting to unravel and really fast.

    The corrupt Obama admin and all of its rats better look out. In the last day or two Comey and Lynch are at one another. And the more they talk the more rats in the Obama...

    Apr 23, 2018 at 9:03 PM
  33. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Many many scholars disagree with you. It was John the Apostle that wrote Revelation.External Evidence (the writings of the Church Fathers) and internal evidence (syle and...

    Apr 23, 2018 at 7:47 PM
  34. yabberefugee liked it's just me's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Here is Ignatius again, whose words you presented as proof of your case: "In Christ Jesus our Lord, by whom and with whom be glory and power to the Father with the Holy Spirit...

    Apr 23, 2018 at 8:48 AM
  35. yabberefugee liked usfan's post in the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Nothing to be sorry about.. What you describe here are departures from orthodox, historical Christianity. You've added some new age revisionism, with some speculations about...

    Apr 23, 2018 at 8:45 AM
  36. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    So you are saying the Apostle John, the one that witnessed the three year ministry of Jesus on this earth and was the only one to behold his death on the cross and saw Him in...

    Apr 23, 2018 at 8:33 AM
  37. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    As the scripture says, they were gathered two by two of their own kind. Horses can breed with donkeys, Wolves can breed with domestic dogs of all breeds because they share the...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 7:27 PM
  38. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    The true "Body of Christ" is the ONLY denomination that concerns me and I believe that trancends most Christian denominations. The Mormons do not accept the Trinity and they...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 7:22 PM
  39. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    I have heard about and seen evidence that contradicts your evidence produced by very astute geologists. Just like the theory of evolution, a degree of faith and a d I hope you...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 7:16 PM
  40. yabberefugee replied to the thread Christianity: A Summary.

    Yes and I think that is the point USfan made in the original OP. There is an original definition to which Jesus called to those that would follow him. The Nicene creed pointed...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 11:02 AM