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Comment Re:I am a Christian and I do read the Bible ! (Score 1) 965

It that, you know, kinda official? So I can wave it at the Westboros and tell them they're doing it wrong?

Short Answer: Yes.

Longer answer: There are matters of substance, and matters of discussion within Christianity. These matters are not always the same - some discussions are not matters of substance, and on some matters of substance, there can be no discussion(or you are not Christian).

Comment Re:I am a Christian and I do read the Bible ! (Score 1) 965

Matthew 5:18
"For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished."

Wow. The Bible can be self-contradictory. Who would have guessed?

Not in this case. Jesus is addressing Jews at this point. For non-Christian Jews the law still applies. Paul goes through this in the (much misunderstood) book of Romans.

I always find it weird how a lot of people pull two isolated out of context verses out of the bible and run around screaming contradiction. It's like nobody has ever even studied literature. The bible is literature, of sorts and must be approached as such.

Comment Re: Oh God (Score 1) 269

I have run out of time for this. You may consider this a victory as you will, but I do not agree that you have any clue what you are talking about. You are just a bit too smug to be genuine, so I will say well trolled. I am out of town, so by the time this thread is locked, I might see your reply. Do what you will with your last word.

The hardest part of climbing the ladder of success is getting through the crowd at the bottom.