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Re: Dispensationalism/Rapture Christians
« Reply #90 on: September 03, 2013, 12:39:47 PM »
I went to register on a Protestant-oriented Christian forum once and it required registrants to pick one's end-time belief category on a list: Premillennialism, Preterism, Chiliasm, Post-tribulationism, Dispensationalism, etc. etc.

I justed wanted to pick "Normal", but that was not an option.

Someone on OC.net has probably come across that list.

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Re: Dispensationalism/Rapture Christians
« Reply #91 on: September 03, 2013, 01:04:07 PM »
I went to register on a Protestant-oriented Christian forum once and it required registrants to pick one's end-time belief category on a list: Premillennialism, Preterism, Chiliasm, Post-tribulationism, Dispensationalism, etc. etc.

I justed wanted to pick "Normal", but that was not an option.

Someone on OC.net has probably come across that list.

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Re: Dispensationalism/Rapture Christians
« Reply #92 on: September 03, 2013, 03:03:46 PM »
I went to register on a Protestant-oriented Christian forum once and it required registrants to pick one's end-time belief category on a list: Premillennialism, Preterism, Chiliasm, Post-tribulationism, Dispensationalism, etc. etc.

I justed wanted to pick "Normal", but that was not an option.


That's really funny.
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Re: Dispensationalism/Rapture Christians
« Reply #93 on: September 03, 2013, 03:05:30 PM »
These sound like the choices:
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Post Millenialist    
Historical Premillenialism       
Dispensational Premillenialism    
Amillenialism       
Full Preterism       
Partial Preterism
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Amillenialist    
   85%
Moltmannian Eschatology    
   65%
Premillenialist    
   50%
Postmillenialist    
   50%
Preterist    
   40%
Left Behind    
   40%
Dispensationalist    
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Re: Dispensationalism/Rapture Christians
« Reply #94 on: September 03, 2013, 03:21:17 PM »
LOL, not too much doubt about what I am!  I've never heard of Moltmannian Eschatology.  I'm gonna have to read up on that one.
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Postmillenialist  
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Premillenialist  
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Dispensationalist  
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« Reply #95 on: September 03, 2013, 04:04:01 PM »
I'm 85% Amillenialist as well. The rest just made my brain hurt.
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« Reply #96 on: September 03, 2013, 04:10:57 PM »
Amillenialist - 100%
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« Reply #97 on: September 03, 2013, 04:16:15 PM »
*high-fives Asteriktos*
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« Reply #98 on: September 03, 2013, 04:17:02 PM »
*high-fives Asteriktos*

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« Reply #99 on: September 03, 2013, 04:53:31 PM »
I always find it interesting that Protestants so easily throw out elements of Christianity that are documentable back to the earliest centuries, such as veneration of saints, prayers for the departed, apostolic succession, holy tradition, etc., but that they can so easily accept as fact this rather recent teaching of the rapture that was unknown to early Christians.

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Re: Dispensationalism/Rapture Christians
« Reply #100 on: September 03, 2013, 05:03:32 PM »
I always find it interesting that Protestants so easily throw out elements of Christianity that are documentable back to the earliest centuries, such as veneration of saints, prayers for the departed, apostolic succession, holy tradition, etc., but that they can so easily accept as fact this rather recent teaching of the rapture that was unknown to early Christians.

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« Reply #101 on: September 03, 2013, 06:45:54 PM »
Rachel who do you think made the bible? Rember not all of Christ workings were re cored in book form.The Church held on to the other workings of Christ and past them down to the present day.....The Orthodox church.Also words like asleep are also used for people dead in Christ.To rise is to sleep no more in sin.1corinthians 15-50-58.

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Re: Dispensationalism/Rapture Christians
« Reply #102 on: September 03, 2013, 07:02:10 PM »
I always find it interesting that Protestants so easily throw out elements of Christianity that are documentable back to the earliest centuries, such as veneration of saints, prayers for the departed, apostolic succession, holy tradition, etc., but that they can so easily accept as fact this rather recent teaching of the rapture that was unknown to early Christians.

In many (most?) cases they don't realize that it is recent. 

When you realize how much came from the likes of Finney (revivalism) and dispensationalism, it is astounding.  Most Evangelical Protestants don't realize how much of their heritage comes Ron the 19th century.

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« Reply #103 on: September 03, 2013, 07:38:16 PM »
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Re: Dispensationalism/Rapture Christians
« Reply #104 on: September 03, 2013, 07:41:48 PM »
Rachel who do you think made the bible? Rember not all of Christ workings were re cored in book form.The Church held on to the other workings of Christ and past them down to the present day.....The Orthodox church.Also words like asleep are also used for people dead in Christ.To rise is to sleep no more in sin.1corinthians 15-50-58.
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« Reply #105 on: September 04, 2013, 06:44:40 AM »
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« Reply #106 on: September 04, 2013, 11:12:35 AM »
i'm only 65% amillenialist...
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« Reply #108 on: September 05, 2013, 02:02:04 PM »
With words like those, it's no wonder you get paragraphs like these:



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« Reply #109 on: September 05, 2013, 02:04:21 PM »
"GOD ANGRY" is a great conversation starter.
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« Reply #110 on: September 05, 2013, 02:38:34 PM »
With words like those, it's no wonder you get paragraphs like these:



Photo : Premillennialism Rapture Replacement Theology Supersessionism Christ On Throne Of David Now

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 :laugh: GOD ANGRY!!!!
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« Reply #111 on: September 13, 2013, 10:28:58 AM »


GOD ANGRY
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« Reply #112 on: September 13, 2013, 10:32:55 AM »


GOD ANGRY

The name of the link in the image; "Belief in an angry God now linked to mental illness"

I'm inclined to agree with this. heh.

Like that Calvin and Hobbes cartoon that I can't find right now, when Calvin imagines himself as a creator God who is evil and cruel. He was a strange child. lol.
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« Reply #113 on: September 13, 2013, 10:33:38 AM »
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Is it just me, or do Evangelicals and Fundies treat God like a rabid monster that needs to be pacified to get Him to do what they want (i.e. "bless them.") I mean, I got that vibe growing up, but heh.
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« Reply #115 on: September 13, 2013, 10:37:30 AM »
I got that distinct impression as well growing up...
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« Reply #116 on: September 13, 2013, 10:51:15 AM »


I thought God was in therapy between the Testaments and wasn't angry any more  ??? :(
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I thought God was in therapy between the Testaments and wasn't angry any more  ??? :(
Not when it comes to sodomites, baby killers and the political party of Satan.
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« Reply #118 on: September 13, 2013, 11:04:37 AM »


Is it just me, or do Evangelicals and Fundies treat God like a rabid monster that needs to be pacified to get Him to do what they want (i.e. "bless them.") I mean, I got that vibe growing up, but heh.

Not just you.  Also, a great way to introduce oneself is "PREPARE TO MEET THY GOD AMOS 4:12"
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« Reply #119 on: September 13, 2013, 11:07:58 AM »


GOD ANGRY

Where does God get his nails done?  Nicely done.  And God is very smooth-skinned and muscular.
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« Reply #120 on: September 13, 2013, 11:10:52 AM »
I'm pretty sure when you are omnipotent, you can make a pretty sweet pair of nail clippers for yourself.  #isthisblasphemy
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« Reply #121 on: September 13, 2013, 11:13:07 AM »
If God is omnipotent, why is there any type of resistance from the earth in this picture?  There would be no explosions, just God's Holy Fist causing it to disappear.
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« Reply #122 on: September 13, 2013, 11:17:14 AM »


I thought God was in therapy between the Testaments and wasn't angry any more  ??? :(
Not when it comes to sodomites, baby killers and the political party of Satan.

I wonder if, in centuries past, they painted signs on barns that said things like "God hates Whigs"
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« Reply #123 on: September 13, 2013, 11:19:18 AM »
If God is omnipotent, why is there any type of resistance from the earth in this picture?  There would be no explosions, just God's Holy Fist causing it to disappear.

Imagine if God didn't cause the ground to open up and suck people down, or turn them to salt, or have fire rain down on them, and instead they just disappeared. That's not nearly as good a story. Also, God is saving the disappearance stuff for the rapture.
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« Reply #124 on: September 13, 2013, 11:20:09 AM »
If God is omnipotent, why is there any type of resistance from the earth in this picture?  There would be no explosions, just God's Holy Fist causing it to disappear.
He created the resistance so He could display an impressive visual destruction.
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« Reply #125 on: September 13, 2013, 11:22:02 AM »


I thought God was in therapy between the Testaments and wasn't angry any more  ??? :(
Not when it comes to sodomites, baby killers and the political party of Satan.

I wonder if, in centuries past, they painted signs on barns that said things like "God hates Whigs"

Well, there is the satanic Abe Lincoln picture...

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« Reply #127 on: September 13, 2013, 11:31:27 AM »


I thought God was in therapy between the Testaments and wasn't angry any more  ??? :(
Not when it comes to sodomites, baby killers and the political party of Satan.

I wonder if, in centuries past, they painted signs on barns that said things like "God hates Whigs"

Well, there is the satanic Abe Lincoln picture...



Just one demon? >:(
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« Reply #128 on: September 13, 2013, 11:33:39 AM »
Also, God is saving the disappearance stuff for the rapture.

Not.

Luke 24:31 Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him, and he disappeared from their sight.

Acts 8:29 When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord suddenly took Philip away, and the eunuch did not see him again, but went on his way rejoicing.

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« Reply #129 on: September 13, 2013, 11:42:27 AM »
The expanded version elaborates on the theatrics that accompanied those examples  8)
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