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Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« on: February 18, 2017, 07:33:23 AM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2017, 07:46:26 AM »
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2017, 08:14:09 AM »
Which Church Council?
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2017, 08:28:06 AM »
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2017, 09:05:52 AM »
Many Christians have the wrong idea of eternal life. God is outside of time and time doesn't really exist

That's why you have to properly understand how "Time" works.
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2017, 10:21:39 AM »
Many Christians have the wrong idea of eternal life. God is outside of time and time doesn't really exist

That's why you have to properly understand how "Time" works.
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2017, 10:27:42 AM »
Many Christians have the wrong idea of eternal life. God is outside of time and time doesn't really exist

That's why you have to properly understand how "Time" works.
There is Only now.

Past history of the World governments? ...
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2017, 10:38:07 AM »
Many Christians have the wrong idea of eternal life. God is outside of time and time doesn't really exist

That's why you have to properly understand how "Time" works.
There is Only now.

Past history of the World governments? ...
That Only existed when it was now back then. Eternity is not something that comes But something that is. That is what Christians often don't understand. Christ Only spoke about eternity, that is about here and now.
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2017, 11:42:03 AM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2017, 12:50:46 PM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2017, 01:16:18 PM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #12 on: February 18, 2017, 02:36:33 PM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #13 on: February 18, 2017, 02:55:56 PM »
Eternal life is to live in the present. Not infinite duration of time. How can it be of God is outside of time?

It would seem that the eternality of God (not subject to time) is different than the eternality of humans (always subject to time). So whatever people might speculate about God and time, I don't think it can be assumed to have a direct bearing on humans experiencing time.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #14 on: February 18, 2017, 08:16:57 PM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Maybe if Arius had actually been KOed by St. Nicholas, Robert's Rules would have been in effect at Chalcedon.
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #15 on: February 19, 2017, 11:10:36 AM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
Eternal life is to live in the present. Not infinite duration of time. How can it be of God is outside of time?

If a Creator created the laws of the Universe.
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #16 on: February 19, 2017, 11:31:27 AM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
Eternal life is to live in the present. Not infinite duration of time. How can it be of God is outside of time?

If a Creator created the laws of the Universe.
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #17 on: February 19, 2017, 11:39:12 AM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
Eternal life is to live in the present. Not infinite duration of time. How can it be of God is outside of time?

If a Creator created the laws of the Universe.
you don't Think? I think so but it would have been Lovely if he showed himself more often

That would be the classical big bang theory or explosive mixtures of nebulous gas.
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #18 on: February 19, 2017, 11:43:37 AM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
Eternal life is to live in the present. Not infinite duration of time. How can it be of God is outside of time?

If a Creator created the laws of the Universe.
you don't Think? I think so but it would have been Lovely if he showed himself more often

That would be the classical big bang theory or explosive mixtures of nebulous gas.
But you believe in god?
'Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil' (Exodus 23:2)

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #19 on: February 19, 2017, 11:53:13 AM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
Eternal life is to live in the present. Not infinite duration of time. How can it be of God is outside of time?

If a Creator created the laws of the Universe.
you don't Think? I think so but it would have been Lovely if he showed himself more often

That would be the classical big bang theory or explosive mixtures of nebulous gas.
But you believe in god?

There is some faint inkling of a god.

If you're Buddhist you belief in Self or more Atheist.
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #20 on: February 19, 2017, 11:57:22 AM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
Eternal life is to live in the present. Not infinite duration of time. How can it be of God is outside of time?

If a Creator created the laws of the Universe.
you don't Think? I think so but it would have been Lovely if he showed himself more often

That would be the classical big bang theory or explosive mixtures of nebulous gas.
But you believe in god?

There is some faint inkling of a god.

If you're Buddhist you belief in Self or more Atheist.
you are buddhist?
'Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil' (Exodus 23:2)

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #21 on: February 19, 2017, 11:57:27 AM »
Eternal life is to live in the present. Not infinite duration of time. How can it be of God is outside of time?

It would seem that the eternality of God (not subject to time) is different than the eternality of humans (always subject to time). So whatever people might speculate about God and time, I don't think it can be assumed to have a direct bearing on humans experiencing time.

I accept the Eternal Existence and Time is measured by Clocks.
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #22 on: February 19, 2017, 11:58:40 AM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
Eternal life is to live in the present. Not infinite duration of time. How can it be of God is outside of time?

If a Creator created the laws of the Universe.
you don't Think? I think so but it would have been Lovely if he showed himself more often

That would be the classical big bang theory or explosive mixtures of nebulous gas.
But you believe in god?

There is some faint inkling of a god.

If you're Buddhist you belief in Self or more Atheist.
you are buddhist?

I'm in the process of working on becoming more Buddhist.
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #23 on: February 19, 2017, 12:00:29 PM »
Chalcedon

Well done, sir! 


While it makes for a nice chat - this debate isn't valid.
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #24 on: February 19, 2017, 12:01:52 PM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
Eternal life is to live in the present. Not infinite duration of time. How can it be of God is outside of time?

If a Creator created the laws of the Universe.
you don't Think? I think so but it would have been Lovely if he showed himself more often

That would be the classical big bang theory or explosive mixtures of nebulous gas.
But you believe in god?

There is some faint inkling of a god.

If you're Buddhist you belief in Self or more Atheist.
you are buddhist?

I'm in the process of working on becoming more Buddhist.
so you are not Christian?
'Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil' (Exodus 23:2)

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #25 on: February 19, 2017, 12:04:46 PM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
Eternal life is to live in the present. Not infinite duration of time. How can it be of God is outside of time?

If a Creator created the laws of the Universe.
you don't Think? I think so but it would have been Lovely if he showed himself more often

That would be the classical big bang theory or explosive mixtures of nebulous gas.
But you believe in god?

There is some faint inkling of a god.

If you're Buddhist you belief in Self or more Atheist.
you are buddhist?

I'm in the process of working on becoming more Buddhist.
so you are not Christian?

I have a Christian background but moving on to something else.
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #26 on: February 19, 2017, 12:05:42 PM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
Eternal life is to live in the present. Not infinite duration of time. How can it be of God is outside of time?

If a Creator created the laws of the Universe.
you don't Think? I think so but it would have been Lovely if he showed himself more often

That would be the classical big bang theory or explosive mixtures of nebulous gas.
But you believe in god?

There is some faint inkling of a god.

If you're Buddhist you belief in Self or more Atheist.
you are buddhist?

I'm in the process of working on becoming more Buddhist.
so you are not Christian?

I have a Christian background but moving on to something else.
why?
'Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil' (Exodus 23:2)

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #27 on: February 19, 2017, 12:09:06 PM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
Eternal life is to live in the present. Not infinite duration of time. How can it be of God is outside of time?

If a Creator created the laws of the Universe.
you don't Think? I think so but it would have been Lovely if he showed himself more often

That would be the classical big bang theory or explosive mixtures of nebulous gas.
But you believe in god?

There is some faint inkling of a god.

If you're Buddhist you belief in Self or more Atheist.
you are buddhist?

I'm in the process of working on becoming more Buddhist.
so you are not Christian?

I have a Christian background but moving on to something else.
why?


Because of the new monastery in mainland China.
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #28 on: February 19, 2017, 12:10:32 PM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
Eternal life is to live in the present. Not infinite duration of time. How can it be of God is outside of time?

If a Creator created the laws of the Universe.
you don't Think? I think so but it would have been Lovely if he showed himself more often

That would be the classical big bang theory or explosive mixtures of nebulous gas.
But you believe in god?

There is some faint inkling of a god.

If you're Buddhist you belief in Self or more Atheist.
you are buddhist?

I'm in the process of working on becoming more Buddhist.
so you are not Christian?

I have a Christian background but moving on to something else.
why?


Because of the new monastery in mainland China.
you want to be a buddhist monk?
'Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil' (Exodus 23:2)

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #29 on: February 19, 2017, 12:14:34 PM »
The question of whether you're a Christian is up for debate.
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #30 on: February 19, 2017, 12:15:44 PM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
Eternal life is to live in the present. Not infinite duration of time. How can it be of God is outside of time?

If a Creator created the laws of the Universe.
you don't Think? I think so but it would have been Lovely if he showed himself more often

That would be the classical big bang theory or explosive mixtures of nebulous gas.
But you believe in god?

There is some faint inkling of a god.

If you're Buddhist you belief in Self or more Atheist.
you are buddhist?

I'm in the process of working on becoming more Buddhist.
so you are not Christian?

I have a Christian background but moving on to something else.
why?


Because of the new monastery in mainland China.
you want to be a buddhist monk?

Not a buddhist monk just find it very interesting.
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #31 on: February 19, 2017, 12:17:13 PM »
The question of whether you're a Christian is up for debate.
based on my threads?
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #32 on: February 19, 2017, 12:20:51 PM »
The question of whether you're a Christian is up for debate.
based on my threads?

Usually based on study and research of what we know.
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #33 on: February 19, 2017, 12:23:00 PM »
The question of whether you're a Christian is up for debate.
based on my threads?

Usually based on study and research of what we know.
I don't Think People can choose to be Christians just like that
'Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil' (Exodus 23:2)

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #34 on: February 19, 2017, 12:27:18 PM »
The question of whether you're a Christian is up for debate.
based on my threads?

Usually based on study and research of what we know.
I don't Think People can choose to be Christians just like that


Yea, whether or not someone is a Christian is a major fallacy everywhere.
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #35 on: February 19, 2017, 12:33:58 PM »
The question of whether you're a Christian is up for debate.
based on my threads?

Usually based on study and research of what we know.
I don't Think People can choose to be Christians just like that


Yea, whether or not someone is a Christian is a major fallacy everywhere.
Christ probably handpicks
'Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil' (Exodus 23:2)

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #36 on: February 19, 2017, 12:43:50 PM »
The question of whether you're a Christian is up for debate.
based on my threads?

Usually based on study and research of what we know.
I don't Think People can choose to be Christians just like that


Yea, whether or not someone is a Christian is a major fallacy everywhere.
Christ probably handpicks

Isn't Imago Dei the image of God inside the larger Orthodox churches? ...
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #37 on: February 19, 2017, 12:54:49 PM »
The question of whether you're a Christian is up for debate.
based on my threads?

Usually based on study and research of what we know.
I don't Think People can choose to be Christians just like that


Yea, whether or not someone is a Christian is a major fallacy everywhere.
Christ probably handpicks

Isn't Imago Dei the image of God inside the larger Orthodox churches? ...
No idea. Have you been Christian?
'Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil' (Exodus 23:2)

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #38 on: February 19, 2017, 12:57:58 PM »
The question of whether you're a Christian is up for debate.
based on my threads?

Usually based on study and research of what we know.
I don't Think People can choose to be Christians just like that


Yea, whether or not someone is a Christian is a major fallacy everywhere.
Christ probably handpicks

Isn't Imago Dei the image of God inside the larger Orthodox churches? ...
No idea. Have you been Christian?

Is a whole lot of assumption and thinking of whether you're a Christian.
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #39 on: February 19, 2017, 01:04:06 PM »
The question of whether you're a Christian is up for debate.
based on my threads?

Usually based on study and research of what we know.
I don't Think People can choose to be Christians just like that


Yea, whether or not someone is a Christian is a major fallacy everywhere.
Christ probably handpicks

Isn't Imago Dei the image of God inside the larger Orthodox churches? ...
No idea. Have you been Christian?

Is a whole lot of assumption and thinking of whether you're a Christian.
So you are not Christian? I want to be Christian but I don't know if God wants me to
'Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil' (Exodus 23:2)

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #40 on: February 19, 2017, 01:16:52 PM »
How do you debate in a Church Council? ...

I wouldn't know. I haven't been invited to one.  Maybe they use or should use Robert's Rules of Order.
If they had had Robert's Rules of Order back at Nicea, maybe Arius wouldn't have gotten KOed by St. Nicholas  ;)

Who's Robert? Don't know.
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If a Creator created the laws of the Universe.
you don't Think? I think so but it would have been Lovely if he showed himself more often

That would be the classical big bang theory or explosive mixtures of nebulous gas.
But you believe in god?

There is some faint inkling of a god.

If you're Buddhist you belief in Self or more Atheist.
you are buddhist?

I'm in the process of working on becoming more Buddhist.       


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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #41 on: February 19, 2017, 01:33:41 PM »
The question of whether you're a Christian is up for debate.
based on my threads?

Usually based on study and research of what we know.
I don't Think People can choose to be Christians just like that


Yea, whether or not someone is a Christian is a major fallacy everywhere.
Christ probably handpicks

Isn't Imago Dei the image of God inside the larger Orthodox churches? ...
No idea. Have you been Christian?

Is a whole lot of assumption and thinking of whether you're a Christian.
So you are not Christian? I want to be Christian but I don't know if God wants me to

Whether or not if someone is Christian is based on their personal choice.
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #42 on: February 19, 2017, 01:36:06 PM »
The question of whether you're a Christian is up for debate.
based on my threads?

Usually based on study and research of what we know.
I don't Think People can choose to be Christians just like that


Yea, whether or not someone is a Christian is a major fallacy everywhere.
Christ probably handpicks

Isn't Imago Dei the image of God inside the larger Orthodox churches? ...
No idea. Have you been Christian?

Is a whole lot of assumption and thinking of whether you're a Christian.
So you are not Christian? I want to be Christian but I don't know if God wants me to

Whether or not if someone is Christian is based on their personal choice.
It seems like God chooses
'Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil' (Exodus 23:2)

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #43 on: February 19, 2017, 02:10:43 PM »
It seems like God chooses

Even in ye olde testament times you were still able to choose :)

"Now fear the Lord and serve him with all faithfulness. Throw away the gods your ancestors worshiped beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord." (Jos. 24:14-15)
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #44 on: February 19, 2017, 02:32:29 PM »
The question of whether you're a Christian is up for debate.
based on my threads?

Usually based on study and research of what we know.
I don't Think People can choose to be Christians just like that


Yea, whether or not someone is a Christian is a major fallacy everywhere.
Christ probably handpicks

Isn't Imago Dei the image of God inside the larger Orthodox churches? ...
No idea. Have you been Christian?

Is a whole lot of assumption and thinking of whether you're a Christian.
So you are not Christian? I want to be Christian but I don't know if God wants me to

Whether or not if someone is Christian is based on their personal choice.
It seems like God chooses

Do you believe that Time can manifest in Clocks? . . .
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #45 on: February 19, 2017, 03:15:28 PM »
The question of whether you're a Christian is up for debate.
based on my threads?

Usually based on study and research of what we know.
I don't Think People can choose to be Christians just like that


Yea, whether or not someone is a Christian is a major fallacy everywhere.
Christ probably handpicks

Isn't Imago Dei the image of God inside the larger Orthodox churches? ...
No idea. Have you been Christian?

Is a whole lot of assumption and thinking of whether you're a Christian.
So you are not Christian? I want to be Christian but I don't know if God wants me to

Whether or not if someone is Christian is based on their personal choice.
It seems like God chooses

Do you believe that Time can manifest in Clocks? . . .
No
'Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil' (Exodus 23:2)

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #46 on: February 19, 2017, 03:26:39 PM »
The question of whether you're a Christian is up for debate.
based on my threads?

Usually based on study and research of what we know.
I don't Think People can choose to be Christians just like that


Yea, whether or not someone is a Christian is a major fallacy everywhere.
Christ probably handpicks

Isn't Imago Dei the image of God inside the larger Orthodox churches? ...
No idea. Have you been Christian?

Is a whole lot of assumption and thinking of whether you're a Christian.
So you are not Christian? I want to be Christian but I don't know if God wants me to

Whether or not if someone is Christian is based on their personal choice.
It seems like God chooses

Do you believe that Time can manifest in Clocks? . . .
But I believe God is outside of time. Therefore he doesn't sit like a policeman in time and watches Everything you do. And Adam and Eve is a myth about a real event happening all the time and not two real persons
'Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil' (Exodus 23:2)

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #47 on: February 19, 2017, 04:09:26 PM »
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Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #48 on: February 19, 2017, 04:12:20 PM »
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do you believe in god or not?
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #49 on: February 19, 2017, 04:27:47 PM »
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #51 on: February 19, 2017, 04:49:37 PM »
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #53 on: February 19, 2017, 06:36:28 PM »
Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
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Re: Rules of Debate:Debating a Church Council
« Reply #56 on: February 22, 2017, 01:43:17 AM »
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