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#1 Edited by ccraft (12437 posts) - - Show Bio

If more than anything the culture that has become anti family, marriage, and Christian values is the strongest thing that hurts marriage, and the gay agenda is apart of the anti family/Christian values. It's become easier to leave families for selfish desires and even get applauded for doing so thanks to social media.

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@p00ty: homosexual marriage cheapens the real thing, it's a knock off. If you want to make marriage into whoever you love, whats stopping people from marrying animals, objects, siblings, or sex robots in the future. Those laws could be changed to be more inclusive.

We won't know the full ramifications of gay marriage and it's effects on society until years later. But you can see part of it now with transgenders not being classified under mental illness, or the blurring of lines when it comes to gender.

God told us what marriage is supposed to be, the golden standard was man and woman, man was the one who created divorce. They try to change it to suit their selfish needs.

Sounds like the scripture has said that divorcing a woman who didn't cheat both of them commit adultery by remarrying. Another scripture against divorce that I agree with. People these days think that the solution for their problems is a divorce, instead of working on their relationship. Which is even more true when a child is involved.

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#3 Posted by ccraft (12437 posts) - - Show Bio

@king_saturn: The trinity is taught in the old and new testament. And you can't deny that when speaking about the holy spirit that it is distinct from the Father. That is why the Holy Spirit is a distinct person.

And yes we can pray to the Holy Spirit the same as we pray to Jesus.

God the father, God the son, and God the spirit. All existed before God even created the world. Let us make man in our image. Jesus even said he existed way before Abraham.

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#4 Posted by ccraft (12437 posts) - - Show Bio

@king_saturn: There is one God, but three divine persons. When Moses asked God's name God said "I am". Jesus said this multiple times as well. Before Abraham was born, I am. I am the light, i am the bread of life, I am the way, the truth, the life, no one comes to the father but through me.

All of this Jesus claimed to be God. Because God came to Earth in human flesh to give us salvation at the cross.

I'm not sure how else I can say about the trinity to help you understand.

No the Holy spirit or the Holy Ghost is a divine person just like Jesus.

And after being baptized, Jesus went up immediately from the water; and behold, the heavens were opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove, and coming upon Him, and behold, a voice out of the heavens, saying, "This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased."

The three distinct persons acting in unity, they are equal and eternal worthy of being worshiped. That's why Jesus allowed his followers to worship him. Or one in essence and 3 in persons.

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#5 Posted by ccraft (12437 posts) - - Show Bio

@paragonnate: Which was what the author said, but soon after that book was published new technology came about increasing the production of food. Same can be said about the future.

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#6 Posted by ccraft (12437 posts) - - Show Bio

@p00ty: In a new inclusive society, Jesus still remains the only exclusive way to heaven. Make no mistakes about that.

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@ccraft: according to the bible, you can't remarry unless your mate committed adultery. another scripture that people ignore.

What scripture?

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#8 Posted by ccraft (12437 posts) - - Show Bio

@p00ty: Was there something inherently wrong with the Boy scouts? A group exclusive to just male children?

Our nation was built on Judeo-Christian values, you see it in the constitution, and in our laws. But now we are seeing our nation turn away from those values, and can you seriously say our nation is better than ever? Roe v Wade, over 52 Million babies killed since '73 when it was deemed unconstitutional to prevent a woman from having an abortion. Where is the equality and inclusiveness for the unborn children?

If God created marriage for one man and one woman, whose the government to say otherwise? The Government just needs to get out of marriage because the only thing it's done was to degrade it and make it worthless. The divorce rate is over 50 percent, what that says is we have a lot of broken homes, and children hurt by that. Things are only going to get worse if we don't value the golden standard of family being between a married man and woman.

When I asked about porn, I was asking if people considered it wrong to do so. For the non believer they have their own moral beliefs, could easily come up with a reason why it isn't wrong to do so. And a lot of people don't think it's wrong if you're in a committed relationship. I'm not too sure about the statistics on this one. But now on these leftist websites you have both of the couples watch porn together. Very depraved if you ask me.

Do you believe that God knows all things? If he does then test of faith are unneeded. If God doesn't know all things then test of faith makes sense. But if God knew Job would be faithful then it was evil to put that man through torture and kill his kids just to win a bet.

By that same logic you can say God is wicked because he created sin or he did this or did that. No! God does know all things, he knew if Satan was to test Job's faith that he would remain faithful. But Satan isn't all knowing is he? Are humans all knowing? No. We don't know the limits of our faith, being tested here and there, heck maybe that would just strengthen our faith in God. That if we have faith in him not only when things are good, but when things go badly for us, that we will inherit the kingdom of heaven and be with our heavenly father. So no, I don't think it was evil of God to let Satan test Job's faith, because Satan and his demons rule over this Earth and try to lead us to sin, testing us everyday.

The scripture says "I and the Father are one". But doesn't the scripture also say " A man and his wife will be ONE FLESH". Does that mean they are literally ONE FLESH?

No it doesn't, when it says one flesh it's describing them by saying together, unity, one entity, and he said let no one separate. Referring back to Adam and Eve, when Adam slept God took one of his ribs to create Eve, Adam knew Eve was a part of her.

When Jesus says the Father and I are one, he is saying he is God. I am. And he was almost stoned by the Jews for saying this.

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#9 Edited by ccraft (12437 posts) - - Show Bio

@king_saturn: water, ice, and steam are all different forms of H2O? The father, the son, and holy spirit are all divine persons, but are still one God. There isn't 3 God's, just one in different forms.

Also the bible always refered to the holy spirit as he not it

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#10 Posted by ccraft (12437 posts) - - Show Bio

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@ccraft:

God knew job's heart. He knew he would remain faithful. So who cares what the Devil thinks? Why does God need to prove anything to Satan?

Jesus is divine. He is God's Son. Divine means: Having to do with God. So Jesus can be divine without being God himself. Angels are divine.

I realize that if it isn't Gods will then it won't happen. But can't the problem be with us? Remember when the apostles tried to remove a demon and couldn't because of lack of faith? I'm saying that sometimes it's OUR fault that prayers are not answered.

I'm assuming a prayer journal is a record of your prayers. Why is that important?

He knew his heart when it was blessed, it was a test of his faith. The story really speaks to all Christians about how to act during bad times in life. To prove that even Satan couldn't make the best believer curse God. Do you believe it was evil that he allowed Satan to do this?

The trinity is three divine persons, which is one God. God came to Earth in human form to save us from our sins. To be the ultimate sacrifice. Jesus is Lord, the son of God. If Jesus wasn't God, then he lied about being God.

John 10:30-33“‘I and the Father are one.’ Again the Jews picked up stones to stone him, but Jesus said to them, ‘I have shown you many great miracles from the Father. For which of these do you stone me?’ ‘We are not stoning you for any of these,’ replied the Jews, ‘but for blasphemy, because you, a mere man, claim to be God.’”

Our faith and how we live our lives is what affects our prayers. They didn't have enough faith so they couldn't preform miracles.