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Sep
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comment Is God's name Yahweh or Jehovah?
Which one do you prefer? YHWH is a human name given to God, so it's clearly not His real name. It's quite presumptuous to think otherwise.
Sep
1
asked Why should I choose one particular congregation or denomination?
Sep
1
comment If God controls our decisions, does this mean we don't have free will?
Or He could be manipulating us all the time! Would we know better?
Sep
1
answered If God controls our decisions, does this mean we don't have free will?
Sep
1
comment If God controls our decisions, does this mean we don't have free will?
This is hiding behind a finger. When is my next action decided and by whom? If God knows before me my next action, then choice is an illusion.
Sep
1
comment Is Christianity a monotheistic religion?
@James, the creation argument doesn't hold water. Most polytheistic religions have a single creator, but a pantheon of gods ("superhuman") figures.
Sep
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Sep
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answered Atheism is the default position. Isn't the burden of proof on the Christian to assert that God exists?
Sep
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Aug
31
comment Where does the belief that the Earth is relatively young (6000 years) come from?
@roland: just because somebody disagrees with evolution, it doesn't make it any less fact. people who disbelieve it, do so because of faith (i.e. they believe in something even in the face of contrary evidence). Regarding "picking the nits": presenting opinions in the form of facts does not make this site better; furthermore the largest majority of Christians do not have any problem with evolution. Nobody wants this site to be "creationism.SE".
Aug
31
comment If Adam and Eve were perfect, why did they choose to sin?
Lucifer is an angel, is he perfect as well?
Aug
31
answered How do we get morals?
Aug
31
comment How does the Bible explain the existence of fossils that are millions of years old?
They were quite likely known, as they are very commonly found in marble. The main point is, IMHO, why should the bible be concerned with fossils? Or any other scientific endeavour?
Aug
31
awarded  Critic
Aug
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comment Where does the belief that the Earth is relatively young (6000 years) come from?
I am not going to argue from the point of view of Faith, as you are free to believe what you want, however the "scientific" points you are trying to make are completely incorrect and incoherent. You should refrain from making those points if they are not about Faith and they are provably incorrect.
Aug
31
comment Is Christianity a monotheistic religion?
What about intercessory prayer? Isn't that a form of worship of the Saints?
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Aug
31
comment Is Christianity a monotheistic religion?
Addressed in my edit.