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Old 04-16-2002, 12:10 PM   #46
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me. My point was, and still is, you spend a lot of time yelling My Brand Of Christianity is Better/More Acceptable to God/More Christian Than Yours, and that's neither in the spirit of what Christ taught nor is it worth it.
I have never yelled "My Brand Of Christianity is Better/More Acceptable to God/More Christian Than Yours". You can't find a single post where I have done this toward Catholicism, Methodists, or any other Christian denomination. Fact is, I believe that there is no "brand of Christianity" that denies the deity of God. To be quite frank with you, there are certain religions that I believe are NOT Christian denominations, and when they claim they are, I believe they are bearing false witness, and part of my responsibility as a Christian is to speak the truth against false religions. If that is politically incorrect (as it appears many people think it is), then so be it.
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Old 04-16-2002, 12:32 PM   #47
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I have never yelled "My Brand Of Christianity is Better/More Acceptable to God/More Christian Than Yours". You can't find a single post where I have..
You are hilarious 80s. Of course I wasn't directly quoting you, that's why I didn't use quotation marks. Of course I can't pick out a single post where you say, and I now quote "My Brand Of Christianity is Better/More Acceptable to God/More Christian Than Yours"...I was speaking to the spirit of a large number of your posts on religion.

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Personally, it is my opinion that if you feel that strongly that it is your duty to preach the 'truth' so vehemently, you might be better to start a new thread called The Gospel According to 80sU2IsBest.

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Old 04-16-2002, 01:39 PM   #48
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Personally, it is my opinion that if you feel that strongly that it is your duty to preach the 'truth' so vehemently, you might be better to start a new thread called The Gospel According to 80sU2IsBest.

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What really chaps my hide...

80s, you and I may never agree on religion and politics, but I love it when you talk like this.
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[B]To be quite frank with you, there are certain religions that I believe are NOT Christian denominations, and when they claim they are, I believe they are bearing false witness, and part of my responsibility as a Christian is to speak the truth against false religions. [B]
Just out of curiosity, which denominations are you referring to?




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Just out of curiosity, which religions are you referring to.
I won't name any by name, but I consider any religion that denies the deity of Jesus Christ to not be a Christian denomination.




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80s, you and I may never agree on religion and politics, but I love it when you talk like this.
Why thanks, ma`am. I aim to please.

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You are hilarious 80s. Of course I wasn't directly quoting you, that's why I didn't use quotation marks. Of course I can't pick out a single post where you say, and I now quote "My Brand Of Christianity is Better/More Acceptable to God/More Christian Than Yours"...I was speaking to the spirit of a large number of your posts on religion.

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Well, duh. Of course, I didn't think you were accusing me of using those exact words. At this point, we might as well stop talking to each other altogether.
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No, 80s isnt going to name any by name, he's already mistakenly done that. Good thing I don't belong to any religion, God told me that they were a waste of time.

We might as well stop talking to each other altogether? Wow, how Christian of you!

Im most curious to hear which one is the right one, 80s: oh, wait, its the intolerant fundamentalist religion you belong to! Of course!

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I won't name any by name, but I consider any religion that denies the deity of Jesus Christ to not be a Christian denomination.
Agreed. And FYI, Gabrielvox, I do not think he intentionally inferred that Catholicism is "not" a Christin denomination earlier; I thought that too at first, but later in his post I realized that he probably meant "Protestants and Catholics." Catholocism does NOT deny the deity of Christ. It is my understanding from reading his posts over the past couple of years that 80sU2IsBest, like myself, DOES consider Catholicism to be a part of Christianity.

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Let he who is without sin cast the first stone, speedracer, you judgemental fundamentALEist.

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Agreed. And FYI, Gabrielvox, I do not think he intentionally inferred that Catholicism is "not" a Christin denomination earlier; I thought that too at first, but later in his post I realized that he probably meant "Protestants and Catholics." Catholocism does NOT deny the deity of Christ. It is my understanding from reading his posts over the past couple of years that 80sU2IsBest, like myself, DOES consider Catholicism to be a part of Christianity.
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Exactly, I was not referring to Catholocism at all. I hope no one thought I was saying that.
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Um, well ok Bama, but I dont know how Catholicism got into this, but suffice it to say that my personal opinions of Catholicism wouldn't be fit to print in this forum, and I would never impose them for that manner. Suffice it to say that the bible said that true Christians would be known also by their their actions, not by simply what they claimed to believe.

I really could care less which religions 80s thinks are 'right' or 'wrong', as far as Im concerned they've all got it wrong somewhat, but you know what? Those that have realized that God's love is bigger than all the doctrine you can argue till your blue in the face are closer to His favor than alot of fundamentalists, because along the way to their enlightenment, the religious nuts forgot just what it means to manifest God's love in their lives.

80s is claiming as absolute fact that unless you believe that Christ is God Himself, you can't be Christian, accept Christ into your life as saviour and God's Son, and be saved.

And that, my friend, is bullshit.

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80sU2isbest and gabrielvox, can I say something in loving exasperation without pissing the both of you off? Maybe not, but I'll say it anyways. Ya'll sound like a bunch of squabbling kids! gah! "You're really showing Christian love" "No YOU'RE really showing Christian love." Reminds me quite well of schoolyard days with the old "take the log out of your own eye" theology fights I had with my best friend. I understand the desire to prove one's point, but do you think that this is maybe becoming more DEstructive than CONstructive? Just a thought.
You're right, Sula. It is becoming more destructive than constructive. I am out.

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