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    Repeating your claim requires me to repeat my...

    Repeating your claim requires me to repeat my response:

    Many have undertaken to draw up an account of the things that have been fulfilled among us, just as they were handed down to us by those who...
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    And as I have heard, most of the differences are...

    And as I have heard, most of the differences are minor, spelling variations, etc.

    The internal consistency of the New Testament documents is about 99.5% textually pure.

    Source

    And hundreds...
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    Sure it does! "We were eyewitnesses", "We...

    Again as discussed before. nothing here refers to first hand references.[/quote]
    Sure it does! "We were eyewitnesses", "We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard".

    Blessings,
    Lee
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    References, please? Examples of historians?...

    References, please?


    Examples of historians?


    Suetonius: 69-122 AD
    Tacitus: 56-120 AD

    I wouldn't call these late!
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    Thanks, everyone! I'll start in a few days... ...

    Thanks, everyone! I'll start in a few days...

    Blessings,
    Lee
  6. I think the analogy of "two persons make one...

    I think the analogy of "two persons make one couple" is a Biblical analogy of the Trinity.

    "So God created mankind in his own image,
    in the image of God he created them;
    male...
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    I have a job!

    After almost two years of being without one, so I'm thankful! Prayer appreciated that I would do well there...

    Blessings,
    Lee :yipee:
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    Well, the lateness of a copy doesn't imply the...

    Well, the lateness of a copy doesn't imply the copyists were not careful. The Dead Sea Scrolls showed that the Jewish copyists were careful indeed.


    So his could have been second-hand testimony....
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    What about the Arabic version that was cited in...

    What about the Arabic version that was cited in the video? That might clear up the confusion.


    What evidence do you have that these accounts are third hand, though? Josephus died about 100 CE,...
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    Well, you need to address the points made in the...

    Well, you need to address the points made in the video that the NT was written by eyewitnesses.


    Yet Luke has been proven over and over again to be an accurate historian. And does China show that...
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    Confirmations of the New Testament

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIdCRanZZyw&fbclid=IwAR26yI-B1rKFEkq9P7sBggidD3Dvh8sbpobjMi2BaKCGuDd7a6wfKBhdf CY
    This video covers evidence that the New Testament is written accurately by...
  12. "That is why the Christian is in a different...

    "That is why the Christian is in a different position from other people who are trying to he good. They hope, by being good, to please God if there is one; or—if they think there is not—at least they...
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    Unplanned is available now...

    Unplanned is available now on DVD...

    Blessings,
    Lee
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    "Even to your old age and gray hairs I...

    "Even to your old age and gray hairs
    I am he, I am he who will sustain you.
    I have made you and I will carry you;
    I will sustain you and I will rescue you." (Isa....
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    Tues., September 18th. I gave the sacrament to a...

    Tues., September 18th. I gave the sacrament to a dying woman, who triumphed over death, disarmed of his sting. I preached to above two thousand over against the school-house, and pressed them to come...
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    "Love, and do what you will" (St. Augustine) ...

    "Love, and do what you will" (St. Augustine)

    God is concerned more with our motives than with our actions, per se. If our motive is love, love for God and love for our neighbor, then our actions...
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    Drunkenness and gluttony are both sins in...

    Drunkenness and gluttony are both sins in Scripture, yet Jesus said those who are whole do not need a physician, but those who are sick (Luke 5:31). So indeed, it does seem to be both.

    Blessings,...
  18. Rindercella and the Three Sad Blisters... "She...

    Rindercella and the Three Sad Blisters...

    "She slopped her dripper!"
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    It is by God's decree that all die, correct? And...

    It is by God's decree that all die, correct? And God is just...

    Blessings,
    Lee
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    A church experts doubted existed has apparently...

    A church experts doubted existed has apparently been found...

    "[U]ntil its recent discovery, many scholars questioned [the church's] existence. Although it is mentioned in Byzantine pilgrimage...
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    Alrighty, my mistake, I was assuming "yours is...

    Alrighty, my mistake, I was assuming "yours is the kingdom..." was a different verse...
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    I did provide calculations of probability. ...

    I did provide calculations of probability.


    Yes, he was, since the first scenario did not start with an already-existing ribozyme.

    And similarly with other points...

    Blessings,
    Lee
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    I believe the ribozyme was part of a system, not...

    I believe the ribozyme was part of a system, not a self-replicating standalone replicator.

    And I did respond to your question in my response to TheLurch here.

    Blessings,
    Lee
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    Well, taking 50% off the ribozyme may well...

    Well, taking 50% off the ribozyme may well disable all functionality.


    Which is why Muller said "Low probabilities like these present a major hurdle for many ribozymes to appear in an RNA world."...
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    Now we are nitpicking, you know that is not what...

    Now we are nitpicking, you know that is not what I meant. But I need TheLurch to post probability calculations with the time frame before the events.

    Blessings,
    Lee
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