Idle comments are one thing, but I'm calling out your posting habits, which are appallingly annoying.
So go find that law if you think there is one. Toodle-oo.
Bacchus, can you answer me honestly, do you think prophet Muhammad was a good person?
Or practice. Lots and lots of practice.
NK has been wanting to meet with a US President on an equal footing for decades. Every US President has refused with NK agreeing to preconditions first. Trump hands Kim what he wants on a silver platter and screams ?victory ?.
Then are getting to it now ...
Google is the worst search engine there is. Use Duck Duck Go and do a search and you will be amazed how the truth of this matter shows up.
No, there is only one creation story.
Metaphorically, yes. Animals in the OT regularly refer to people, types of people. Thus, for example, Christ was called a "lamb", disobeying members were called "goats", members of the group were referred to as a "flock", and so forth.
here's no dilemma, here.
People are resurrected from the dead every day
you've described yourself quite well in the last two sentences. You should sit in front of a mirror and recite those words every morning.
Your description certainly has some elements that would define this church as a cult. Forbidding relationships outside the group. The perversion of original principles of the faith. Anyone outside the group being considered as worthless, lost or damned. Extreme beliefs and practices. Excommunication of those who think or act independently, etc.
According to the story, none of the characters around Jesus were rich. Joseph of Arimathea... maybe? And Matthew the tax collector are the only ones implied to have wealth.
"Did Jesus speak the words in the Red Letter Bible?"
I don?t need religion for any of that. And while science doesn?t help exactly it can help tell us why. Which can lead tobetter understanding of the steps to help people in need during those times.
Yeah... but then you'll miss the part where me and GTexas try to argue Atheists should support slavery!
We are alive here, things are necessary. I'm not justifying idolatry. That's what you have bee describing. You don't know if his heart is bent towards carnality and these things.