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Once upon a time I worked in a factory to pay for my CS degree. I was promoted several times into engineering and then into engineering management. To switch back to my goal of a computer programming became expensive - upper end engineering salary vs mid level programmer. So I wrote code to automate engineering processes ("Expert System" if you will). Then one day I made an executive decision and made the career change and have been happier but poorer since.

  • I am a parent
  • I am a husband
  • I am a software developer
  • I am a Freemason
  • I am a Scottish Rite Freemason
  • I am a Royal Arch Freemason
  • I am a Shriner
  • I am a member of the Order of the Eastern Star
  • I believe in the teachings of Jesus
  • I believe in one God
  • I do not know if your belief is right or wrong and I will never judge you

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comment What is the Unity teachings of Jesus' resurrection?
Thanks for chiming in Matt, I too read the article that I linked. I was hoping for some practical experience.
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asked What is the Unity teachings of Jesus' resurrection?
1d
comment Why do some Pentecostal preachers claim that Lucifer was a worship leader?
You'll get more rep in no time, keep up the good work.
1d
comment Why do some Pentecostal preachers claim that Lucifer was a worship leader?
I would bother, you may want to comment (since this isn't an answer to the question) suggesting that he reads: christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/201/…
Jul
20
comment why can the devil offer riches?
In ALL translations,it says Morning Star - except the King James. I agree, we are looking at this differently.
Jul
17
comment why can the devil offer riches?
@JREAM we'll need to break this into a separate chat. Lucifer is not Satan nor the devil nor an angel. "Lucifer" doesn't exist in the bible that I read - but it does in the KJV. Don't forget that there are Cherubs and Seraphs - which are not angels. Also, I agree with you and I ever said that angels are omnipotent. If God is omnipotent then the devil or Satan can rule nothing.
Jul
17
comment why can the devil offer riches?
@fredsbend can salvation be lost? - rhetorical question
Jul
17
comment why can the devil offer riches?
You just said a whole lot of words, none of which are scholarly, referenced, or consistent with what this site's intent is. Your comment is very poetic, heart felt, and passionate and I commend you for it. Being a good Christian doesn't always mean success on this site. You assertion is that God gives control to the devil however God could change his mind at any second. Allowing the devil to harm, lead away, and potentially destroy his prized creation. Please supply references.
Jul
16
comment why can the devil offer riches?
@JREAM please do not think that I disagree with you. I am only stating that if Satan is the ruler of the earth, then how can God be omnipotent? You're either omnipotent or not. If God is omnipotent than Satan cannot be the ruler of the earth.
Jul
16
comment why can the devil offer riches?
You have a very interesting question, however I'm not sure that it's a good fit for the site in its current form (it is a truth seeking question). You may want to reference scripture where the premise of your question comes from. Also, you may want to narrow your scope to a specific denomination as I believe, there could be denominational based answers - which means no single correct answer. I am going to -1 until the question is changed (or closed).
Jul
16
comment why can the devil offer riches?
Does "ruler of this earth" challenge the omnipotence of God?
Jul
15
comment When did Sarah call Abraham “lord”?
A good question for hermeneutics.stackexchange.com would be, "What did the word lord mean in ancient Hebrew culture?" Referencing these passages.
Jul
15
suggested suggested edit on How does transubstantiation account for the amount of Christ's body eaten over the last 2000 years?
Jul
8
comment Can Trinity be taught only from Bible?
"...means that you have your own way of interpretation which is not in agreement..." - absolutely. However one must agree that it takes as much imaginative interpretation to believe those passages are connected as to believe they are distinct.
Jun
25
accepted Blaspheme one part of the Trinity but not the whole?
Jun
25
comment Why has God never spoken to me?
Well... I can agree with dreams and dark speech. I guess audible speech when Jesus was a human. But if you hear God's voice like Charlton Heston as Moses or expect to, you may need to consider seeking help. Please feel free to chime in with practical experiences.
Jun
25
comment Why has God never spoken to me?
I would think that if someone actually "HEARS" God's voice, I would reach out to them to seek help. It has been my experience that God doesn't speak to people this way.
Jun
23
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Jun
18
comment Why did God create Adam and Eve so that they would sin?
There are many questions on here which debate God being omniscient and omnipotent when it comes to Adam and Eve. Similarly, how can God be omnipresence and he didn't know where Adam and Eve went after eating the fruit?! Either way, my point is, these questions have been beaten to death many times AND you're not going to find an answer here that everyone agrees with.
Jun
16
awarded  Caucus