Originally Posted by Itinerant Lurker
Would anyone who had the power to save hundreds of thousands of innocent men, women, and children from being shot, tortured, beaten, raped, and hacked to death with machetes but chose to do nothing be considered moral? Of course not, but god apparently gets a free pass simply for being god. This strikes me as nothing short of heinous.
When something good happens, then god is good; when evil occurs, god is inexplicably mysterious. Better yet, god charitably declines to intervene
Proverbs 14:29, “Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly”
Galatians 5:15, “If you bite and devour one another, beware lest you be consumed by one another”
Anger is one of the most paralyzing emotions we have. When we get angry it seems like there is nothing else happening in the entire world other than what just took place to make us so mad. It consumes us and many times we fly off the handle
First an online KJV bible. It has a great search feature.
Also an online Strong's concordance.
And an online Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary.
Updated Jan 19th 2013 at 03:21 PM by nzyr
John 6:47, 48, “I say to you, he who believes in Me has everlasting life. I am the bread of life”
Hebrews 10:12, "This Man (Jesus), after He had offered one sacrifice for sins forever, sat down at the right hand of God"
Why do we need Jesus Christ? The writer of Hebrews said that Jesus, who made the world, upholds "all things by the word of His power" (Hebrews 1:3). Because of Christ, we inhabit a created cosmos, not a chaotic
1 Kings 19:4, “Now, Lord, take my life, for I am no better than my fathers”
Mark 4:19, “And the cares of this world, the deceitfulness of riches, and the desires for other things entering in choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful”
One day, according to an old fable, the devil decided to sell some of his well-worn tools. On display were some treacherous instruments, including hatred, jealousy, lying, and pride. However, set apart from the