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Old 02-20-2009, 03:40 PM   #31
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Oh did you buy into that?

You didn't know the devil majored in counterfeits?
I do not know how to have a reasonable discourse with someone who thinks that religions older than judeo-christian writings stole the judeo-christian stories.
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Old 02-20-2009, 06:29 PM   #32
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I do not know how to have a reasonable discourse with someone who thinks that religions older than judeo-christian writings stole the judeo-christian stories.
Why? You can't beat the simplicity of my logic.

God and Satan predated any myths on this earth.

Even the Steiner afficionados on this board get that.

If you're going to take on religion you'll have to broaden your time horizons considerably.
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Old 02-20-2009, 08:09 PM   #33
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But it isnt irrelevant. It goes to the point that even the most famous of all miracles treads directly on Science. Whether or not God used DNA (and what that code consists of) to impregnate Mary is a scientific question.
thats why its miraculous.

even as an atheist, i find this line of questioning to be utterly pointless. clearly believers have no problem accepting miraculous godly interventions. (although one wonders about how powerful a god is who cant make a universe in which he doesnt have to constantly make adjustments in.)
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Old 02-20-2009, 09:14 PM   #34
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thats why its miraculous.

even as an atheist, i find this line of questioning to be utterly pointless. clearly believers have no problem accepting miraculous godly interventions. (although one wonders about how powerful a god is who cant make a universe in which he doesnt have to constantly make adjustments in.)
I think you are missing the point of the question.

If Jesus is halfman/halfgod, this has direct implications on what his DNA code is. If God gave him his code, that means God is made of DNA and evolved, or he used made up DNA which means he is not half God. If he didn't use DNA, than where did the second half of the code come from, Mary?
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Old 02-21-2009, 12:16 AM   #35
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I think you are missing the point of the question.

If Jesus is halfman/halfgod, this has direct implications on what his DNA code is. If God gave him his code, that means God is made of DNA and evolved, or he used made up DNA which means he is not half God. If he didn't use DNA, than where did the second half of the code come from, Mary?
Half man half God means his body was human but his spirit was God. I agree with Dragonystic on this one, the physical DNA is really kind of irrelevant.
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Old 02-21-2009, 12:45 AM   #36
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The immaculate conception is not biblical. Mary was certainly a sinner and needed saving just like anyone else.
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just b/c you dont give permission doesnt mean you are not willing eh?
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Old 02-21-2009, 06:05 AM   #38
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Oh did you buy into that?

You didn't know the devil majored in counterfeits?

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Why? You can't beat the simplicity of my logic.

God and Satan predated any myths on this earth.
Could you not use the same logic to say that the bible is in fact the work of the devil to stray people from God's true word that's actually in book [insert book not compatible with bible here]?
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Half man half God means his body was human but his spirit was God. I agree with Dragonystic on this one, the physical DNA is really kind of irrelevant.
Than we are all halfman/halfgod, and Jesus was no one special. The trinity is three parts, I am just trying to figure out where the "Son" part fits in. Can't be the spirit because thats the holy ghost, It seems that because the father impregnates Mary as opposed to anyother means, this seems like the place to find what makes the son, "the son".
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Than we are all halfman/halfgod, and Jesus was no one special. The trinity is three parts, I am just trying to figure out where the "Son" part fits in. Can't be the spirit because thats the holy ghost, It seems that because the father impregnates Mary as opposed to anyother means, this seems like the place to find what makes the son, "the son".
The Son is what gives you the Holy Spirit. If you do not accept Jesus then you do not have the Spirit inside of you. Jesus was God Incarnate and somebody for Man to actually relate to. God entered the world in the form of Man (Jesus) to perform miracles and prove God's existence by doing the unimaginable, which was the ressurection. The idea is that Jesus's impact was meant for Man to realize his need for repentance and therefore turn to God.

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We believe in one infinitely perfect, eternal and personal God, the transcendent Creator and sovereign Sustainer of the universe. This one God is Triune, existing eternally and simultaneously as three distinct persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. All three persons in the Godhead share equally and completely the one divine nature, and are therefore the same God, coequal in power, nature, and glory.

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We believe that Jesus Christ is both true God (the second Person of the Trinity) and true man (the Incarnate Son of God). We also believe in the great events surrounding Jesus Christ's life and ministry, including: His eternal preexistence, His virgin birth, His attesting miracles, His sinless life, His sacrificial death on the cross, His glorious bodily resurrection from the dead, His ascension into heaven, and His present work in heaven as High Priest and Advocate. He will return in glory to resurrect and judge all mankind.

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We believe that the Holy Spirit, the third Person of the Trinity, is indeed a Divine Person, coequal with the Father and the Son. We also believe in the ministry of the Holy Spirit in salvation, a ministry which includes anointing and glorifying Christ, convicting men of their sin, bringing about the regeneration of lost sinners, and indwelling believers and empowering them for godly living and spiritual service.

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Could you not use the same logic to say that the bible is in fact the work of the devil to stray people from God's true word that's actually in book [insert book not compatible with bible here]?
Of course you could but that's why we've got Christ to compare things to.

If you look at the bible Matthew, Mark, Luke and John are the easiest books to understand. Clearly God wanted us to get Jesus Christ right above all other things.

Christ is foundational (basic). Every good thing in this world boils down to fundamentals and he's always right on every basic fundamental or root situation. If you follow his personal example its almost impossible to go wrong.
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Old 02-21-2009, 05:25 PM   #42
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so let's say we find some of jesus' blood that got sucked out by a mosquito and trapped in amber, and we can recover his dna. ignore for now that the chances of this happening are remote, it is technically possible. would we then know the dna sequence of jesus? could we clone a million jesuses and have an army of sons of gods running around?
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