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    by Published on 12-15-2009 08:56 AM     Number of Views: 2084 
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    2. Dead Sea Scrolls

    At least 18 passages are found in the Dead Sea Scrolls for the New Testament and are a MUST before 68 AD because the Essene community at that location were wiped by that time. The passages are from Mark, Acts, Romans, 1 Timothy, 2 Peter and James. Not enough time for legend to develop or he said, she said.

    by Published on 12-15-2009 07:56 AM     Number of Views: 2738 
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    2. Clement of Rome

    CLEMENT OF ROME 1ST EPISTLE (1st century)


    But not to dwell upon ancient examples, let us come to the most recent spiritual heroes. Let us take the noble examples furnished in our own generation. Through envy and jealousy, the greatest and most righteous pillars [of the Church] have been persecuted and put to death. Let us set before our eyes the illustrious apostles. Peter, through unrighteous envy, endured not one or two, but numerous labours, and when he had finally suffered martyrdom, departed to the place of glory due to him. Owing to envy, Paul also obtained the reward of patient endurance, after being seven times thrown into captivity, compelled to flee, and stoned. After preaching both in the east and west, he gained the illustrious reputation due to his faith, having taught righteousness to the whole world, and come to the extreme limit of the west, and suffered martyrdom under the prefects. Thus was he removed from the world, and went into the holy place, having proved himself a striking example of patience.

    by Published on 12-15-2009 02:56 AM     Number of Views: 2037 
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    2. War Related Issues

    5 million died in religious wars involving Christians throughout all history, but over 100 million died in secular wars by a particular human philosophy, e.g. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels using dialectical materialism or communism killed over 100 million in 50 years, in just 50 years. Niche so influenced Hitler and calvinistically, 6 million Jews were killed, and Stalin killed 10 million Christians.

    What charities or universities have atheists brought into the world? None! They are parasites on the carcass of Christianity. They live off us, they survive because of us, they give nothing to the world, and they take anything they can get their hands on. 78% of hospitals in USA were built by Christians. What has atheism and agnosticism done for mankind lately? Nothing. Atheist philosophers contribute nothing to life.

    by Published on 12-15-2009 02:56 AM     Number of Views: 2286 
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    2. William Lane Craig vs. ...

    Each of the major changes in our evolutionary development are themselves so improbable without God's involvement they would have to be a miracle and thus proof of God, the giver of miracles, since atheism doesn't allow for miracles.

    Atheists don't think God would be all-good to allow suffering, but that suffering happens anyway in a naturalistic world, so is it a doublestandard to accuse God and not an atheistic world. Any theory someone has ought not to contradict itself, and this accusation against God by atheists is contradicting themselves.

    If God caused less suffering in the world would that draw more or less people to Him in a loving relationship? If there is no suffering what need do you have for God? Once you realize suffering occurs because of man's sin, you will be dependent on God.

    In order to maximally save the most, it appears a world of suffering is necessary, because God is not going to prevent the creation of some on account of the many who refuse His saving grace.

    To deny the cause of the universe outside of time is to deny a cause for the universe, thus nothing would exist. No matter how you think about God and the universe, each time the only explanation that makes any sense is that God did it.

    by Published on 12-15-2009 02:56 AM     Number of Views: 1198 
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    2. Atheist, Agnostic, Agtheist

    Atheists say you can't use logic to prove God exists because they claim that you can't prove that logic exists or if it is truly logical or that something deemed to be logical necessarily will always remain so. And they try to prove this in various ways.

    However, this approach by atheists is self-contradictory, because the atheist is asserting by their own attempt at logic to make their claim, when they claim such behavior and activity is itself illogical.

    Funny. Embarrassing. This is called a doublestandard, or violating the law of non-contradiction.

    Another one. Atheists say truth is relative, but that itself is an absolute statement, so their claim is self-contradictory.

    Again, the thoughts are an atheist are that of a dullard!
    by Published on 12-14-2009 08:56 AM     Number of Views: 1040 
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    2. Hell

    I like this argument. You can't have it both ways. You can't say God would be evil for allowing evil into the world and then blame God for responding to such evil by quarantining them in Hell.

    God's full of compassion and mercy for He came into His creation to provide the solution the problem in what He did for us on the cross for forgiveness of sins to redeem us back to Him.

    Here's another contradiction but not in the video. An atheist accuses God of the evil in the world but the evil happens nonetheless, so why is ok for atheism to have this evil but not God allow it for a time due to the sin of rebellion? Should there not be consequences to sin?

    Whereas God is slowly eradicating sin, in atheism evil is just part of naturalism. So the atheist doesn't pluck the log out of his own eye while misrepresenting God of the Bible.

    We must appreciate that if man did not have the choice to rebel then free will wouldn't truly be free and we would be something less than human or automatons. God wants a relationship with man made in His image not robots.

    I've never met a logical or ethical atheist in my life.

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