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  1. Having just had a hip replacement, getting up the...

    Having just had a hip replacement, getting up the next day is the new normal. I had mine replaced on Tuesday and they had me up with a lot of assistance and a walker on Wednesday. The normal is to...
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    This is why I'm thankful God is the one who has...

    This is why I'm thankful God is the one who has to sort it out and make final judgment on the person. I agree that the issues involved with suicide generally are too complex for us to fully...
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    Since we don't really know what's going on in...

    Since we don't really know what's going on in Kanye's heart or how this will end, I think this thread is more a Christian Rorschach Ink Blot test. It reveals, in part anyway, who you are.
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    I'm sorry but I have to rant... I NEVER...

    I'm sorry but I have to rant...

    I NEVER abbreviate anything "double S". The Nazi reference is just too ugly. I hear in Europe, double S is an offense to people.
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    Interesting. Thanks for sharing and I hope there...

    Interesting. Thanks for sharing and I hope there will be more.
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    That's mixed news but I'll give thanks for the...

    That's mixed news but I'll give thanks for the good news and pray for it all.
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    By discipleship I mean a process where one grows...

    By discipleship I mean a process where one grows into the knowledge and stature of Jesus. Also, an increasing recognition that one is in the world but not of the world. Christian antinomianism just...
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    I think I understand what you're trying to say......

    I think I understand what you're trying to say...

    Remember, that joining a church is a voluntary act by the person. One would hope a person joining a church would take the time to understand the...
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    I've been thinking about this for awhile. I've...

    I've been thinking about this for awhile. I've come to a conclusion it's a negative because of the following:



    No need for discipleship
    The Christian life and the worldly life start to look...
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    Absolutely you can cry out to the Lord. I know of...

    Absolutely you can cry out to the Lord. I know of no Bible verse that says this isn't a permitted petition to bring to God.

    I suggest that as soon as you know about an evil, whether it's close to...
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    My Coworker John

    John sits on the other side of the cubical wall from me. I try not to listen in on his business, however since he shared some of this with me...

    Sometime in I think August, his wife had a major...
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    I like a good intellectual discussion. However,...

    I like a good intellectual discussion. However, not all intellectual discussions help me grow spiritually. In this case, who the beloved disciple is doesn't matter to my or probably anyone else's...
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    Your response tells me that 2 Timothy 2:23 now...

    Your response tells me that 2 Timothy 2:23 now applies.
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    I think Ben Witherington is saying something...

    I think Ben Witherington is saying something controversial to get his name in the press.
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    Let's think about 2020 for a moment. In 2016,...

    Let's think about 2020 for a moment.

    In 2016, Christians had the choice between Trump whose morality is doubtful but he generally advocated conservative Christian positions and Clinton whose...
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    Thanks, Adrift, for an excellent summary of the...

    Thanks, Adrift, for an excellent summary of the issue. You described it pretty much as I see it.
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    I think when someone really understands the...

    I think when someone really understands the meaning and permance of eternal separation from God, they don't want anyone to experience it. One image of hell I read years ago still scares me. Yes, part...
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    I think it's generally agreed across Christianity...

    I think it's generally agreed across Christianity that Jesus's actual birth wasn't December 25th. I think the date was picked to supplant a major pagan holiday on that date. I've read His birth was...
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    My favorite story about testimony time is this:...

    My favorite story about testimony time is this: "It was testamony time at Bible Church, and little Mary Ann, aged 11, showed she had been listening. She started out, "Long I have wondered in the...
  25. I have know many Christians. I think it's less...

    I have know many Christians. I think it's less than 10 that to my perception have approached loving God with ALL their heart, soul, strength, and mind. I don't think any achieved it. I certainly...
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