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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    No, actually it is not pertinent at all. A male or female may change his or her nature and either become or stop being a homosexual. A woman may not change her nature and become a man (well not...
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    It depends on whether or not you think prophesying is a position of authority. If a prophet is an authority, then women cannot be prophets according to the women must be silent camp. Although, there...
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    I guess you beat your wife. *rolls eyes* Homosexuality is not relevant in a discussion about (what are presumably straight) women, is it?
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    Re: How does my sin hurt/offend God?

    If you like to take a very literal interpretation of Hab. 1:13 that God is too pure to look upon evil and couple that with the death of Christ on the cross where, at the moment of death, he cries out...
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    Re: Where Will You Be on October 8th?

    What is significant about October 8th? I have a paper due then.
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    I start with the scripture and turn to theologians only when I need more understanding. I read as many sides of an issue as I can find when I am in need of help with clarity. For me, I tend to choose...
  7. Re: Why Should Anyone Want to Have the Character of Christ Anyway?

    LOL then you're already doing just that - not worrying about it, living each life in the moment, making decisions as they come due to be or not to be like Christ in your responses to life.

    See ......
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    It is what you said. You assured me I could not have reasoned any of this out on my own. LOL
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    What is this an example of? It's one human behaving unChristlike and preventing another humans Christled behavior. It has nothing to do with the fact that Peggy is a woman. I've seen junior male...
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    And you apparently are not getting what I wrote.

    How can you presume to know what I can or cannot come up with on my own? Do I need an IQ test before I can read the Bible? Do you mean to suggest...
  11. Re: Are Cartoons like Spongebob making our kids unable to think?

    Probably resurrecting a dead and old thread here, but it's not cartoons like Spongebob Squarepants, per se.

    The first American entertainment form was the minstrel show (which grew up to become...
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    At what point did I lead you to believe I am a woman?

    There is no getting around the "fact" for you because you chose to read and assimilate what you read in the way you did. There is getting...
  13. Re: Why Should Anyone Want to Have the Character of Christ Anyway?

    Don't worry about it. You will NEVER become like Jesus (until you die and are taken to eternal life in heaven). ;) You will spend your whole life (hopefully) trying to become like Him, and you will...
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    What the scripture actually says matters, unless what it says conflicts with your world view? Or do you mean only 1% of what the scriptures actually say matters, and the rest is not applicable...
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    Is that short for "your attitude is bad and your use of Scripture is horrific."?

    Here are some other people you should perhaps put on your pastoral hat to admonish:

    69% of all Christians polled...
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    I find it easy enough to navigate around this passage in Timothy.

    1. Paul had a specific purpose in mind when he wrote these letters to Timothy to remind him to preach against false teachers and...
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    Ironically, I have seen quite convincing arguments that the verse(s) in 1 Corinthians/Timothy used to forbid women to participate taken out of the context in which it was written. Of course, most men...
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    Oh, of course, no women were original apostles, therefore no women could ever be apostles. Wait, no, there was at least one woman apostle mentioned. Like, no black men were elders in the Bible, so no...
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    My case has been made many times by many people all of whom are far superior Biblical scholars than I and by me, after much study, elsewhere in these boards. I am allowed to respond to a dismissive,...
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    and yet you're not satisfied with this direct statement, also God-breathed, "There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus." You are exercising...
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    fixed


    It clearly violates the instruction give the church by men. Taking 2 verses from all of the verses Paul wrote as proof that women are not be included in serving the Lord with all the gifts...
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    Re: LOSING FAITH

    Men have been wrestling with the concept of mortality since the dawn of time. Rather than taking only the great thinker's exceptions, look for their consistencies. There must be some divine thing -...
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    Re: Admiring something in someone

    Would it be right for you to look down on her if she had personality traits which were indicative of a lesser character? If she were a gossip, would it be right for you to look down on her? I don't...
  24. Thread: introduction

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    Re: introduction

    fixed ;)

    and thanks :D
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    Re: Tipping for services

    $25 an hour is not a lot. If it's $25 for a worker to do it, then you can bet that worker didn't make more than $12 and probably closer to $9, and 20% of it is going to go to taxes. If it's the...
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    Re: I don't mean to be embarrassing but....

    Go to the doctor and request they check your hormone levels in a blood sample. You may be perimenopausal. I was, at 35, and had similar issues when before I had never had an inconvenient cycle.
  27. Re: Is it Possible to Obey Christ from Good Character, While Not Walking in the Spiri

    Practice & Prayer. ;)
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    Re: introduction

    Yup good ole Texas :)
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    You could not be more correct :)


    I should rather have said then that Priscilla was a teacher in the church than an elder - agreed :)

    I'll just slip in, then, Titus 2:3 which tells the older...
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    Discussion Re: Women to be silent

    I used to think Paul was crystal clear when he wrote to Timothy. After enough Greek lessons to be dangerous and armed with a shelf full of commentaries, I no longer believe as I did. Maybe I've been...
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