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Because, and I say this with all humility, everyone of us concedes (or at least should concede), we could be wrong. Besides- one thing we know about God's Truth is that it can always stand up to rigorous inquiry. If it did not, either we serve a weak God (which we don't) or our understanding of God is wrong. Either way, the last thing any Christian should ...
Who fasts and who doesn't? Do, and its important Both the Eastern Orthdox and Roman Catholic churches have required fasting periods for their members, as shown by the links. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints are encouraged to fast for the first Sunday of every month, which they call their fast and testimony meeting. Instead of ...
Several reasons: We don't want to pretend that everyone else agrees with us. We want to understand the extent to which we have common ground with others. As Affable Geek has said, we want to demonstrate our openness to alternative points of view. We want to show why we believe that our own POV is superior to everyone else's.
When I was a Evangelical/Presbyterian(ish), I always took it as an opportunity to contrast beliefs: these people believe this, which is why we say that "such-and-so" and not "this-and-other." Comparing theology of communion and predestination was especially beneficial as that was an issue which was of particular interest to the people in my congregation. ...
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