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by remade
Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: A Cultural-Christian Terse Rejection to Theology?
Replies: 7
Views: 2415

A Cultural-Christian Terse Rejection to Theology?

I've heard the saying at times given "You're so heavenly minded that you're of no earthly good." Is this true, valid?

What do you think is meant by "heavenly minded?"
by remade
Thu Jul 07, 2016 12:13 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Jesus Refers Positively to a Passage of David's Sin?
Replies: 4
Views: 3050

Re: Jesus Refers Positively to a Passage of David's Sin?

Paidon -

I know that Paul preaches a sanctified life, capable of sinlessness.

This doesn't mean in my own life that I cannot really identify with Romans 7 at times, because I can. It means that I need to press on, and work out my faith in fear and trembling, striving to live the Romans 8 life.
by remade
Tue Jul 05, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Jesus Refers Positively to a Passage of David's Sin?
Replies: 4
Views: 3050

Re: Jesus Refers Positively to a Passage of David's Sin?

Steve said: The fact that [Rahab] took sides with God's people is what makes her worthy of commendation. There were other things in her life that are not commended. Interesting observation. Sometimes we Christians become Pharisaical and instruct those around us to run through proverbial maze like ra...
by remade
Tue Jul 05, 2016 2:31 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Jesus Refers Positively to a Passage of David's Sin?
Replies: 4
Views: 3050

Jesus Refers Positively to a Passage of David's Sin?

I am studying I Samuel on my own, and I'm coming across the familiar passage of David and the showbread ( I Samuel 21 ). In the NT, Jesus obviously refers to this account as lawful description of David receiving food meant for the priests ( Matt 12:1-8; Mark 2:23-28 ). I was wondering though... I kn...
by remade
Fri Jun 17, 2016 3:59 pm
Forum: Angelology & Demonology
Topic: Praying for the Devil
Replies: 20
Views: 10089

Re: Praying for the Devil

Heard this passage in a sermon, and it reminded me of this topic: For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment ( 2 Peter 2:4 ESV ) I will make the remark that in it's context, Peter is using th...
by remade
Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:29 pm
Forum: Angelology & Demonology
Topic: Praying for the Devil
Replies: 20
Views: 10089

Re: Praying for the Devil

I agree Jaydam. Steve, I believe Jesus was (A) talking to disciples on planet earth (B) referring to human persecutors. I do not know where, nor do I see in the Bible, or in Christian history that we are to equate the race of angels/demons with the race of humanity. I think it is to be make the same...
by remade
Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:27 am
Forum: Angelology & Demonology
Topic: Praying for the Devil
Replies: 20
Views: 10089

Re: Praying for the Devil

If Satan was made as he was/is from the beginning then God made a sin/lying/murdering/destroying entity from the beginning and as Jesus said "a house divided can not stand", plus God created something contrary to his character if Satan was meant to destroy from the beginning? Can God create an evil...
by remade
Thu Jun 09, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: Angelology & Demonology
Topic: Praying for the Devil
Replies: 20
Views: 10089

Re: Praying for the Devil

I would merely quote Jesus's personal character reference to Satan: 44 You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own chara...
by remade
Thu Jun 09, 2016 6:30 pm
Forum: Angelology & Demonology
Topic: Ghosts
Replies: 6
Views: 3702

Re: Ghosts

Possibly. It seems that the devil and those who work for him -- their greatest desire is to win people from God. IF the idea of a different afterlife for people contrary to the Scriptures is presented to humanity, humanity may begin to question God's Word? I don't know. I think that seeking demonic ...
by remade
Thu Jun 09, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: Views of Hell
Topic: Ghost Suffering?
Replies: 0
Views: 2927

Ghost Suffering?

Thankfully I can say that I do not think I have ever experienced a demonic attack or been involved in paranormal activity. Like the average American (I think), I just have a semi-interest in ghost stories and what-not. I do enjoy "My Ghost Stories" on the bio. channel. (They are easy to find via goo...

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