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Offline Myrrh23

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Hell
« on: March 19, 2008, 09:04:13 PM »
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Who does the bible say is going to Hell? Does the concept of a Hell fit into the structure of believing in a God of Love? How merciful and understanding is God anyways? Is it right for God to send to Hell one who lives a good life and then get sent to Hell for masturbating 10 minutes before being fatally hit by a bus? Is it possible to be sorry for one's sins a minutes after death, or is it too late?
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Re: Hell
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2008, 09:08:57 PM »
Before the moderators do this Myrrh, trust me on this the Hell topic has been talked about a hell of a lot (yes I know I am hilarious). If you check the search function there have been a many a heated debates and even your "cyber lover" GIC has as usual an interesting point to put forward. Here are just a few of them:

http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,6104.0.html
http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,13372.0.html
http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,10651.0.html
http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,8657.0.html
http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,1591.0.html
http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,3340.0.html
« Last Edit: March 19, 2008, 09:12:16 PM by prodromas »
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Re: Hell
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2008, 09:11:00 PM »
LOL! Yes, GIC DOES inspire me to seek a closer union with God... ;)
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Re: Hell
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2008, 09:14:08 PM »
If you're living a happy life as a Christian, you're doing something wrong.

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Re: Hell
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2008, 09:16:14 PM »
LOL! Yes, GIC DOES inspire me to seek a closer union with God... ;)


Oh don't worry Myrrh your cyber romance (LOL) has not gone unnoticed but you will soon realize that GIC is that rebel in high that all the girls had a crush on at one stage! :D
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Re: Hell
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2008, 09:16:52 PM »
Is it right for God to send to Hell one who lives a good life and then get sent to Hell for masturbating 10 minutes before being fatally hit by a bus?

Would someone who was ready for heaven masturbate ten minutes before death?
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Re: Hell
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2008, 09:22:32 PM »
Anastasios, through your question, a person might not be ready for heaven by masturbating ten minutes before being hit by a bus, but should they be condemned to Hell for all Eternity for it? What I mean is, is God that kind of Deity to do that...you know, give a permanent 'F' on the report card with no chance for summer school.....?

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Oh don't worry Myrrh your cyber romance (LOL) has not gone unnoticed but you will soon realize that GIC is that rebel in high that all the girls had a crush on at one stage!

LOL, I've already noticed! I love to tease and argue with him about his beliefs. ;D
He's adorably stubborn!  ;)
« Last Edit: March 19, 2008, 09:23:45 PM by Myrrh23 »
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Re: Hell
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2008, 09:23:30 PM »
Oh don't worry Myrrh your cyber romance (LOL) has not gone unnoticed but you will soon realize that GIC is that rebel in high that all the girls had a crush on at one stage! :D

Is this appropriate?
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Re: Hell
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2008, 09:24:09 PM »
If you check the search function there have been a many a heated debates and even your "cyber lover" GIC has as usual an interesting point to put forward. Here are just a few of them:

Is this appropriate?
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Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.
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Re: Hell
« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2008, 09:30:43 PM »
Oh, C'mon, Riddi---GIC IS kind of hot..... ;D :-X
All his historical and theological knowledge, when he's not making it personal...yummy
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Re: Hell
« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2008, 09:34:35 PM »
Is this appropriate?

No.
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Re: Hell
« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2008, 09:39:19 PM »
Do not use OCnet forums to sexually harrass members.
I ask those involved on this thread to reflect for a moment- what if the situation was reversed, and two male posters were talking like this about a female poster?
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