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Oct
4
comment Of whom is God jealous?
In the original meaning "jealous" means wishing to hold on to what is yours. "Envious" means wanting to be like someone else. In recent times "jealous" has come to be used to be used like "envious" - but the passage here is using it in its original meaning. So the passage only means that God does not readily give up what is due to him.
Oct
4
revised How to compare Christian pastor credentials?
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Oct
4
comment How to compare Christian pastor credentials?
As a matter of interest, which denominations require masters degrees before you can preach? I've never heard of one. I've preached in my church, and while technically I have a masters degree its in theoretical physics, and I don't think that's what you had in mind.
Oct
3
comment Genesis 19. 8 Why should he protect strangers above protect his daughters?
It's important to note that just because the Bible records that "such and such a person did this thing", it doesn't mean that thing is necessarily approved of: even if the person is "one of the good guys". The Bible regularly records that even its main characters did things that were both good and bad.
Oct
3
comment What traditions fully embrace the concept of a “local parish church”?
Has any church ever forbidden people from attending a church other than their local one? In olden days most people weren't able to travel as far as the next-nearest church, but it's hard to believe that those that could were forbidden. There has to be provision for people who are travelling, or working away from home.
Oct
2
comment What traditions fully embrace the concept of a “local parish church”?
@DavidStratton Independent Baptist congregations are entirely autonomous. What stops a second Independent Baptist church from being set up in the same town - or right next door to another one?
Oct
2
comment Why are Independent Baptist Fundamentalists labelled Protestants?
For my own information are these the guys we are talking about? fundamentalistbaptist.com
Oct
2
comment From a Fundamentalist standpoint, what does the phrase “Inspired, infallible, inerrant Word of God” mean?
Let us continue this discussion in chat.
Oct
2
comment What kind of clothes did Jesus wear?
I'm pretty sure the John 1 quote is intended metaphorically. Not that I doubt Jesus wore sandals, but I don't think that scripture could be used to prove it.
Oct
1
comment What Scriptural basis has been used in Christianity to support the idea that a fetus posseses the soul?
The Jeremiah passage could be understood as indicating God's foreknowledge. "I knew you before you were even created".
Oct
1
comment From a Fundamentalist standpoint, what does the phrase “Inspired, infallible, inerrant Word of God” mean?
Yes you are in fact going beyond what the Bible says about itself.
Oct
1
comment From a Fundamentalist standpoint, what does the phrase “Inspired, infallible, inerrant Word of God” mean?
You may want to make it clear that the Bible is not God's dictation. It's easy to write as if that is the case.
Sep
29
comment Are other religions treated differently by any major branch of Christianity?
The question was "does Christianity treat all non-Christian religions the same?". Your last paragraph amounts to "I'm not going to discuss the only religion that might be treated differently".
Sep
28
comment Are other religions treated differently by any major branch of Christianity?
The questioner appeared not to be asking about the treatment of non-Christian religions in general, but about whether different non-Christian religions are treated differently.
Sep
28
revised How to compare Christian pastor credentials?
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Sep
27
answered How to compare Christian pastor credentials?
Sep
27
answered Are other religions treated differently by any major branch of Christianity?
Sep
27
comment Are other religions treated differently by any major branch of Christianity?
Even if you believe that all Jews are going to Hell for not accepting Jesus the relationship between Christianity and Judaism is very much unlike any other.
Sep
27
comment Are other religions treated differently by any major branch of Christianity?
Since it was you who made the point, I think it's up to you to show your evidence first.
Sep
27
comment Are other religions treated differently by any major branch of Christianity?
The question asks if some non-Christian religions are considered differently from others. The fact that Judaism is a special case is clearly an important part of the answer to that question.