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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #1170 on: March 23, 2015, 02:30:13 PM »
How come God doesn't help me accomplish anything specific ... Even the President doesn't know how to do it.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #1171 on: March 26, 2015, 07:20:13 AM »
This is my Church.  This is not a hobby for me.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #1173 on: March 30, 2015, 02:04:08 PM »
I don't even know how a Bulgarian dates? Maybe they fling poo at each other to attract attention of another. I don't know.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #1174 on: April 01, 2015, 01:59:47 AM »
The see of Peter never failed in remaining a beacon of orthodoxy. Only polemicists with their roman hatred wish it fell.

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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #1175 on: April 01, 2015, 10:08:44 AM »
What's your native language?

Computer languages, C++

Where do you live? Microsoft's main server? Or one of their hundreds of sub-servers? If the latter, we don't serve your kind here.


I don't think you make that determination.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #1176 on: April 01, 2015, 10:32:02 AM »
The see of Peter never failed in remaining a beacon of orthodoxy. Only polemicists with their roman hatred wish it fell.


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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #1177 on: April 04, 2015, 11:05:11 PM »
If a couple engages in spankings for recreational purposes I can't object to it, except if they also spank their kids, which would add a perverse dimension; IMO the marriage bed is as a rule normally undefiled, although there are some fathers like St. Augustine who would disagree with me on this point.  But from my perspective if such spanking assists the couple in procreation, and the family doesn't use spanking on their children, then it's not a huge problem.  Although more extreme forms of BDSM are certainly problematic and indicative of sex addiction.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #1178 on: April 06, 2015, 11:39:02 PM »
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Of course it's possible. Show me a single Eastern Orthodox theologian who doesn't accept Chalcedon as Ecumenical. The Church as a whole has accepted it.

You're missing my point again. I am saying using the same criteria as you Eastern Orthodox have, the Oriental Orthodox have said just the opposite and condemned the Council. Thus, using the same criteria, there is an impasse.

Of course they do. They're wrong. It requires no more faith than believing that Chalcedon is Ecumenical just because the Pope says it is. I'm not seeing the impasse. Everybody has to choose one Church or the other anyway.

Btw, I'm not Orthodox yet. I'm working on becoming a catechumen.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #1179 on: April 08, 2015, 05:42:41 PM »
I am the last person that would want to break this to you, but you live in a microenvironment.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #1180 on: April 09, 2015, 12:33:35 PM »
I apologise to LBK for worrying about Protestants
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #1181 on: April 09, 2015, 06:50:08 PM »
I was reading emperor Justinian's quotes on Ecumenical Council, he was making fun of Platonic heretics, asking them, where did Platon get his teaching, surely not from God. It was so funny.

Sounds like a real knee-slapper.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #1182 on: April 15, 2015, 12:02:43 PM »
As far as I can tell, they are just another tiny corner in the universe of internet crankdom.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #1183 on: April 15, 2015, 07:06:40 PM »
You could just get a whore but then what's the point of marriage b/c of divorce? ...
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #1184 on: April 15, 2015, 08:11:35 PM »
I apologise to LBK for worrying about Protestants

Luv it!!!!

Thank you for finding this gem. I guess LBK will be posting again like the others on hiatus have taken to.

Oh well.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #1185 on: Yesterday at 01:00:58 AM »
I was referring to a factual thing:  That presently nine Orthodox Churches do not recognize OCA claim to Autocephaly.

This is a naked fact.  As factual as the sun rising in the east.
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