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  • Reply to Looking for a partner
    in Singles
    by erealmz
    Wow man you're very lucky. I've never been to any of those places. But I most agree with you, women here in the states have some pretty wicked world views as they allow society to dictate their thoughts, feelings and behaviors.
    10-19-2017, 05:23 PM
  • Reply to How a single should spend his life if he cant marry right now?
    in Singles
    by Elda
    It's always good to have a plan, even one that uses PayPal when that's the only method available. So long as I can use a credit card without fees or costs, that's my payment method of choice when cash is not an option, or when direct pay from checking is not required.

    That's why my original question to post #10 about "how does one eliminate credit cards" from their purse (or wallet)?

    By the way, how many people have placed credit freezes on their credit at all three credit bureaus?...
    10-19-2017, 04:41 PM
  • Reply to Looking for a partner
    in Singles
    by Faber
    Hello erealmz,

    First up, are you just being too picky? I ask because if you were on dating sites you can find people with similar interests without wasting a lot of time/money getting to know someone only to find out that you just aren't a good match.

    Next - I felt I was also in almost the same circumstances many years ago so I just packed up and flew out to Asia to live. Now seeing that you already have a good job perhaps you can just visit for an extended period (holiday). At the time I had no job and no girlfriend. I wasn't destitute but I really needed a change. Point is there are tons of girls (when I say "girls" I mean 18 years and older) out here that are really cool. When I first arrived in South Korea I couldn't believe that there were so many really pretty girls without that "what about my rights attitude." Yeah they ain't perfect and like everywhere one must be careful. Japan was great too. Moved to the Philippines for a few years...
    10-19-2017, 04:04 PM
  • Reply to Understanding 2 Peter 3:9
    by William
    I'd like to stick to 2 Peter 3:9 and not redirect to Romans 11:25-26.



    "All man kind", do you mean every person in the world without exception, Guppy? Should I rip your statement from context and use this to suggest that you are advocating Universalism? Are you a Universalist Guppy?

    Who are "all man kind" Guppy? And if "all man kind" does not include every single person in the world then who are they that are the exceptions?

    God bless,
    William...
    10-19-2017, 03:47 PM
  • Reply to What Christians Should Know About the Balfour Declaration Controversy
    by Sue D.
    The Palestinian / Israeli conflict -- not surprising. Israel was never supposed to become a nation. It's one of those God things....
    10-19-2017, 03:10 PM
  • Reply to Secret of Mana
    by Sue D.
    It was a type of bread that God provided for the Children of Israel after they left Egypt. The incident is found in Exodus 16 :13 -- each person was to gather as much as he wanted / needed to eat. For those living in a tent -- one omer was allowed per person. It was all that they Needed to live. Moses was instructed that they were not try to keep any until morning. When they tried to is was wormy.

    And there was also quail provided by God.

    Are we satisfied by what God gives us or do we always want More....
    10-19-2017, 03:06 PM
  • Reply to Understanding 2 Peter 3:9
    by Guppy
    The writer does not say, the other view is grammatically incorrect. He said he takes a different view. I would like to ask you, is it grammatically in correct to take the other view? I am not saying one side is right other is wrong. I am asking grammatically are both options possible

    I don't understand that statement

    Romans 11
    25I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers and sisters, so that you may not be conceited: Israel has experienced a hardening in part until the full number of the Gentiles has come in, 26and in this wayeall Israel will be saved. As it is written:

    Is not that statement talking about the Elect? God is waiting for a certain amount of people, the full amount of people




    .




    God is waiting for the full number to come in. He is waiting for a specific number the full number of gentiles. He can not come until that happens, because he has said it....
    10-19-2017, 02:58 PM
  • Reply to Will Church School be Forced to Ban Bible, Crosses, and Religious Assembly?
    by Sue D.
    To me it seems odd that the parents in a church school would Do that. Or is it a situation where a few parents have their students in that school to intentionally cause a problem. The charity is teaching against homosexuality / those relationships and apparently England, as a country is okay with homosexual relationships?

    Kind of like in this country -- a few people don't like 'something' and they cause so much dissension on purpose as to result in a tradition to be over-turned. Getting anything related to Christianity ousted from Society. Very sad, People are almost afraid to take a Positive stand For Christianity....
    10-19-2017, 02:54 PM
  • Reply to Is it me, or does the church seems to be a bit unwelcoming?
    in Baptist
    by Sue D.
    This particular post was for 'outlawstate' -- are you still around?...
    10-19-2017, 02:09 PM
  • Crew of AC-130 Gunship Honored for Suppressing Taliban Ambush
    by Christforums
    They were recognized during a ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., for their valor during a 2016 firefight in Afghanistan.

    More......
    10-19-2017, 01:54 PM

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  • Is the Word of God flawed?
    by Terry jones
    Many christians believe that all translations of the Bible contain errors. If ALL translations of the Bible contain errors where is the truth?
    03-29-2017, 09:44 AM
  • Which god is the true one and how can we tell?
    by Onliner
    This is one of the most raised questions by our atheist brothers. Most of them, basing on this, seem to have resolved to become non-believers after being unable to get the appropriate answer.

    Honestly, I think about this every other day-how do we really know that indeed the God we believe in we as Christians is the one to be worshiped ? Why not the god in the Muslim context or any other world religions?...
    03-06-2017, 08:52 PM
  • Faith alone?
    by faither
    Faith alone ? This is a phrase i"ve heard often , but i'm not sure i understand what it means. I want to start a discussion about Faith , and the Salvation process. But before i do , could someone who knows about "Faith alone" , tell me what it means?
    04-01-2017, 07:50 AM
  • The incontestable miracle at Fatima
    by Eddie
    Just curious what people's thoughts are on the miracle at Fatima in 1917? A quick summary of the facts:
    • 3 young children claimed a "lady from heaven" appeared out of nowhere in a remote field in Portugal where they were watching their animals, and the lady gave them a Catholic related message to relay to the people where they lived. This lady also told the children to meet her in this same location on the 13th of the month for the next 5 months at the same time where she would tell them more. Of course no one believed the children when they returned home with this news, and it caused a massive stir in their town.
    • The 3 children returned the following month, and many curious people came along with them. The children again claimed to see and speak with this "lady from heaven", but other bystanders could not see her. Since no one would believe the children, the lady told the children in July that she would perform a miracle on her last visit (Oct 13, 1917) so as "to
    ...
    08-19-2017, 12:18 PM
  • Your Favorite Quotes
    in Lounge
    by William
    In a discussion about Perseverance of the Saints someone dropped a bomb of a quote. Made me think in that moment the difference between "Perseverance of the Saints" and "Once Saved Always Saved":

    “No man living is perfectly assured of God’s love, or is so certain, that he cannot be made more certain.” –Daniel Burgess (1645–1713) The Marks of a Godly Man

    God bless,
    William
    11-16-2016, 02:20 PM
  • What happens when the believer dies?
    by AndThisGospel
    On another thread I asked the following question: "Why were those from Adam to Moses dying? Were they dying because the law condemned them to death? No, the law had yet to been posted by God on Mount Sinai. Therefore "sin is not imputed when there is no law" (Rom 5:13). Then why were they dying?

    Answer: Because all men share Adam's fallen life indwelt with sin and therefore stand disqualified for heaven and eternal life.

    This leads to another question: If there's nothing good in our flesh then why do some Christians teach that something goes to heaven upon the death of the believer?

    Let's look at Acts 2:29 “Brothers, I may say to you with confidence about the patriarch David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day. ...34 For David did not ascend into the heavens.

    David was a man of God. He was a believer, yet we clearly see from Scripture that he did not enter heaven upon his death. Why?...
    03-14-2017, 04:47 PM
  • "Do you believe science or God?"
    by River Jordan
    When I discuss evolution with some fellow Christians, I often get in response "You either believe in science or God".

    In my experiences serving as youth leader at our church, I can't tell you how many times I've seen middle schoolers, teenagers, and young Christians struggle with this issue. Interestingly, it's almost exclusively the ones from conservative households that have the most problems. They've been raised and taught in a "you have to pick one or the other" environment. And most often they've also been fed creationist talking points like "there are no transitional fossils", "evolution is never observed", "mutations can't add information", and the like, but when they start taking biology courses they quickly find out that those talking points simply aren't true....transitional fossils exist by the thousands, we see populations evolve all the time, mutations adding information is as common as rain, and so on. So now...
    07-26-2017, 02:34 PM
  • Why do protestants have a beef with Mary?
    by Truthseeker
    I never really understood protestants hostility towards Marian doctrines. There is not a single Marian doctrine that does not center and hinge on Jesus Himself. They are all Christocentric. To downplay her role and status is a direct effrontery to Jesus Himself. I don't go to Mary unless it was Jesus whom I was trying to get to ultimately. She is as much of a help, as Abraham helped, Noah, Moses, the prophets were in bringing souls back to God. Mary does not save souls, God does but God has deigned to make Mary someone whom we can come to for help. The power with which she can intercede for us comes from Christ Himself. She does nothing on her own. Her own sinless life has given her the privilege to be very close to God. Our veneration and prayers do not amount to deifying her.

    If Jesus was whom all we ever needed then why did God use so many outstanding people in salvation history to get his message across? Why do through the incarnation? Why bother using Mary's body and...
    12-10-2016, 02:41 PM
  • Why do most modern Christians only follow 9 of the 10 commandments? [Sabbath Day]
    by Trist
    I was told that I was required to work today and I called in and said that I would not work because I guard the 10 commandments. I live in an "at will" state and have a high probability of being fired for doing this, but I believe that I have done the right thing at this time. If I have not done the right thing, why is this so and where can it be found in scripture? My interpretation of what Jesus spoke against was not the law of Moses, but against the ridiculous additions that were made to it by the scribes and Pharisees. I also know that the Sabbath day (or seventh day) was created before the law of Moses.

    The Sabbath day appears to be a gift from the most high to mankind for rest and for learning about God (Jesus taught in the tabernacle on the Sabbath day routinely, and this is why I want to learn about the Sabbath day now), and it feels wrong to deny a gift from God.
    07-08-2017, 11:41 AM
  • Breaking the shackles of evolutionary propaganda
    by Christforums
    From the dying embers of faith, via atheism and evolutionary compromise, to a rock solid confidence in biblical creation and Scripture-one man's fascinating journey.

    More...
    08-16-2017, 09:54 PM

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    Christforums' staff has been dealing with issues from problem children which are rejecting the essential doctrines of Christiandom. We'd like to take this time to address our focus and direction of an online community. First, this is a Christian Protestant Community which encourages fellowship within the body of Christ. Second, by definition we are Christian and "denominational" because we profess certain non negotiable essentials. The Ecumenical Creeds on the community's belief page are...
    10-10-2017, 11:23 AM
  • Westminster Confession of Faith - Of Christ the Mediator
    by William
    Chapter VIII

    Of Christ the Mediator

    I. It pleased God, in His eternal purpose, to choose and ordain the Lord Jesus, His only begotten Son, to be the Mediator between God and man,[1] the Prophet,[2] Priest,[3] and King,[4] the Head and Savior of His Church,[5] the Heir of all things,[6] and Judge of the world:[7] unto whom He did from all eternity give a people, to be His seed,[8] and to be by Him in time redeemed, called, justified, sanctified, and glorified.[9]
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    07-08-2017, 01:21 PM
  • Westminster Confession of Faith - Of God's Covenant with Man
    by William
    Chapter VII

    Of God's Covenant with Man


    I. The distance between God and the creature is so great, that although reasonable creatures do owe obedience unto Him as their Creator, yet they could never have any fruition of Him as their blessedness and reward, but by some voluntary condescension on God's part, which He has been pleased to express by way of covenant.[1]

    II. The first covenant made with man was a covenant of works,[2] wherein life was promised...
    11-13-2016, 06:10 AM
  • Westminster Confession of Faith - Of the Fall of Man, of Sin, and the Punishment thereof
    by William
    Chapter VI

    Of the Fall of Man, of Sin, and the Punishment thereof



    I. Our first parents, being seduced by the subtilty and temptations of Satan, sinned, in eating the forbidden fruit.[1] This their sin, God was pleased, according to His wise and holy counsel, to permit, having purposed to order it to His own glory.[2]

    II. By this sin they fell from their original righteousness and communion, with God,[3] and so became dead in sin,[4] and wholly...
    10-22-2016, 12:07 AM
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