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Old 10-25-2007, 07:08 AM   #26
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Re: I will live exactly and completly as god tells me to from now on

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I know it's not your point, but even if he did this you wouldn't follow everything he told you as you claim.
I absolutly 100% would. I'd be a maniac not too. When God tells you to do something you damn well do it.
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I don't claim to know God's motivations for doing things the way he does, but figuring out reasonable explanations for why he doesn't communicate directly isn't hard at all even for a non-believer.
Well the ball's in his court. As soon as he asks me to do something I'll jump right to it.
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Old 10-25-2007, 07:10 AM   #27
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Still heard nothing from god so I'm opening up the offer to Allah, Budda, Vishnu, Thor, Zeus and any other gods that want me to do something for them. I will be your devoted servant and do anything you ask. Just let me personally know what you want me to do.
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Old 10-25-2007, 07:28 AM   #28
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Still heard nothing from god so I'm opening up the offer to Allah, Budda, Vishnu, Thor, Zeus and any other gods that want me to do something for them. I will be your devoted servant and do anything you ask. Just let me personally know what you want me to do.

Buddhism = listening to your heart.
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Old 10-25-2007, 07:48 AM   #29
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You've already been told. Its called the bible.
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Old 10-25-2007, 07:49 AM   #30
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Still heard nothing from god so I'm opening up the offer to Allah, Budda, Vishnu, Thor, Zeus and any other gods that want me to do something for them. I will be your devoted servant and do anything you ask. Just let me personally know what you want me to do.

Buddhism = listening to your heart.
When my heart starts talking to me (and I'm not on acid) I'll listen to that too.


edit : It's saying "badump badump" at the moment does anyone have a translation?
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Old 10-25-2007, 07:50 AM   #31
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Still heard nothing from god so I'm opening up the offer to Allah, Budda, Vishnu, Thor, Zeus and any other gods that want me to do something for them. I will be your devoted servant and do anything you ask. Just let me personally know what you want me to do.

Buddhism = listening to your heart.
When my heart starts talking to me (and I'm not on acid) I'll listen to that too.


edit : It's saying "badump badump" at the moment does anyone have a translation?
Heart is a metaphor.
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Old 10-25-2007, 07:52 AM   #32
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You've already been told. Its called the bible.
Too much static. How do I know there aren't typos? I don't want to screw up, this is important.

Btw you'd be better off saying "You've already been told, its your conscience" or something like that. For future reference.
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Old 10-25-2007, 07:53 AM   #33
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Still heard nothing from god so I'm opening up the offer to Allah, Budda, Vishnu, Thor, Zeus and any other gods that want me to do something for them. I will be your devoted servant and do anything you ask. Just let me personally know what you want me to do.

Buddhism = listening to your heart.
When my heart starts talking to me (and I'm not on acid) I'll listen to that too.


edit : It's saying "badump badump" at the moment does anyone have a translation?
Heart is a metaphor.
That's what christians say about god.
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Old 10-25-2007, 07:59 AM   #34
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You've already been told. Its called the bible.
You got something a bit softer? I am not at all in the SM scene as portrayed in the bible.
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Old 10-25-2007, 08:01 AM   #35
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You've already been told. Its called the bible.
Not interested in books I just want 5 mins of gods time to let me know if anything has changed in 6000 years and I be devoted to him for all time. Or are you saying that I'm supposed to devote my entire life to this guy but he can't be bothered to spend 5 minutes telling me what he wants me to do?
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Old 10-25-2007, 08:01 AM   #36
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Still heard nothing from god so I'm opening up the offer to Allah, Budda, Vishnu, Thor, Zeus and any other gods that want me to do something for them. I will be your devoted servant and do anything you ask. Just let me personally know what you want me to do.

Buddhism = listening to your heart.
When my heart starts talking to me (and I'm not on acid) I'll listen to that too.


edit : It's saying "badump badump" at the moment does anyone have a translation?
Heart is a metaphor.
That's what christians say about god.

Wrong.


“God is a metaphor for a mystery that absolutely transcends all human categories of thought. Even the categories of being and non-being; those are categories of thought. So it depends on how much you want to think about it. Whether it's doing you any good. Whether it is putting you in touch with the mystery that is the ground of your own being; if it isn't, well, it's a lie. So half of the people in the world are religious people who think that their metaphors are facts; those are what we call theists. The other half are people who know that the metaphors are not facts, and so they're lies; those are the atheists.”
-Joseph Campbell
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Old 10-25-2007, 08:01 AM   #37
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Still heard nothing from god so I'm opening up the offer to Allah, Budda, Vishnu, Thor, Zeus and any other gods that want me to do something for them. I will be your devoted servant and do anything you ask. Just let me personally know what you want me to do.
Sorry to tell you but the Buddha is well gone, in fact that is the Buddhist guarantee. . He won't be able to respond!
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Old 10-25-2007, 08:03 AM   #38
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Still heard nothing from god so I'm opening up the offer to Allah, Budda, Vishnu, Thor, Zeus and any other gods that want me to do something for them. I will be your devoted servant and do anything you ask. Just let me personally know what you want me to do.
Sorry to tell you but the Buddha is well gone, in fact that is the Buddhist guarantee. . He won't be able to respond!
I'll accept a reverse charges call from nirvana if it'll help.
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Still heard nothing from god so I'm opening up the offer to Allah, Budda, Vishnu, Thor, Zeus and any other gods that want me to do something for them. I will be your devoted servant and do anything you ask. Just let me personally know what you want me to do.
Sorry to tell you but the Buddha is well gone, in fact that is the Buddhist guarantee. . He won't be able to respond!
I'll accept a reverse charges call from nirvana if it'll help.
No such place...
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Old 10-25-2007, 08:46 AM   #40
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What if you're asking with an impure motive? Will God answer you then?
Try taking a shortcut. Ask as many people as you can if they ever received a spectacular blessing or a blessing that bordered on the miraculous. We have Brunson in SuperSystem telling us he got 3 of them in his own family. I know of several people that have received stupendous blessings.
Maybe we're blessed but we're not recoginizing the blessings. Sort of what Harrington says about luck. We're lucky, but we only note the bad beats.
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What if you're asking with an impure motive? Will God answer you then?
Try taking a shortcut. Ask as many people as you can if they ever received a spectacular blessing or a blessing that bordered on the miraculous. We have Brunson in SuperSystem telling us he got 3 of them in his own family. I know of several people that have received stupendous blessings.
Maybe we're blessed but we're not recoginizing the blessings. Sort of what Harrington says about luck. We're lucky, but we only note the bad beats.

Splendour,

Do you believe some guy 2000 years ago flew up in the skies without a tornado or jetpack?
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Old 10-25-2007, 08:57 AM   #42
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What if you're asking with an impure motive? Will God answer you then?
Try taking a shortcut. Ask as many people as you can if they ever received a spectacular blessing or a blessing that bordered on the miraculous. We have Brunson in SuperSystem telling us he got 3 of them in his own family. I know of several people that have received stupendous blessings.
Maybe we're blessed but we're not recoginizing the blessings. Sort of what Harrington says about luck. We're lucky, but we only note the bad beats.
I have not received and I was a genuine as could be in asking, shiite in my infantile days I wanted no less than being a saint, so I presume it is only luck and not god. Go Brunson!
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Old 10-25-2007, 09:06 AM   #43
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I have hope for you MidGe
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Splendour,

Do you believe some guy 2000 years ago flew up in the skies without a tornado or jetpack?

Nielsio, are you asking this with a pure motive? I might follow the example of God and not answer you here if its not pure. I hope people on this forum understand that. I only answer what seems a reasonable question with hopefully as reasonable an answer as possible. I may totally ignore blasphemies. Also I get more than my fair share of questions so I miss a few. Some of the meaning behind posts on this site are almost indecipherable. So if I don't understand a question how can I answer it. Then again there are things so out of line I prefer not to answer them and you know what thats my absolute prerogative.

The language you are couching this question in doesn't make it seem reasonable.

If you're asking if I think God can do anything. Then the answer is yes!
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And I have hope for you Splendour!
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Old 10-25-2007, 09:27 AM   #46
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What if you're asking with an impure motive? Will God answer you then?
Try taking a shortcut. Ask as many people as you can if they ever received a spectacular blessing or a blessing that bordered on the miraculous. We have Brunson in SuperSystem telling us he got 3 of them in his own family. I know of several people that have received stupendous blessings.
Maybe we're blessed but we're not recoginizing the blessings. Sort of what Harrington says about luck. We're lucky, but we only note the bad beats.
My motive is as pure as anyones. I would genuinly be ecstatic if god came and talked to me and told me what to do in my life it would be the greatest thing possible. THe chance to do as god says and achieve everlasting life nad happiness. What is different about me that god will come and talk to others but not me? This is the second day of me asking for him to come and chat to me just for 5 mins and he still hasn't.
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Splendour,

Do you believe some guy 2000 years ago flew up in the skies without a tornado or jetpack?

Nielsio, are you asking this with a pure motive? I might follow the example of God and not answer you here if its not pure. I hope people on this forum understand that. I only answer what seems a reasonable question with hopefully as reasonable an answer as possible. I may totally ignore blasphemies. Also I get more than my fair share of questions so I miss a few. Some of the meaning behind posts on this site are almost indecipherable. So if I don't understand a question how can I answer it. Then again there are things so out of line I prefer not to answer them and you know what thats my absolute prerogative.

The language you are couching this question in doesn't make it seem reasonable.

If you're asking if I think God can do anything. Then the answer is yes!

If you aren't willing to answer a simple question, why are you bringing up this god talk all over the forum?
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What if you're asking with an impure motive? Will God answer you then?
Try taking a shortcut. Ask as many people as you can if they ever received a spectacular blessing or a blessing that bordered on the miraculous. We have Brunson in SuperSystem telling us he got 3 of them in his own family. I know of several people that have received stupendous blessings.
Maybe we're blessed but we're not recoginizing the blessings. Sort of what Harrington says about luck. We're lucky, but we only note the bad beats.
He would he know which religion's God granted these blessings?

Doing this would tell him nothing.
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Old 10-25-2007, 11:56 AM   #49
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Nielsio, I've said it before in other threads, but maybe the significance of this phrase was lost in the busy-ness of the internet. The bible says "Peace, be still and know I am God" or something like that I didn't look up the quote.

The Bible also says "Faith is by hearing." Apparently you can't hear me on the internet. You hear in church services or in the homes of believers. It's the word. The word was made to be spoken as well as read. Good luck, I hope you understand. Probably the closest you can come to hearing it is reading Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. You get there on Christ and nobody else. Genesis is the opening book of the bible with certainly a lot of relevant information but its not the key. Christ is. He's The Way, The Truth and The Life. We're not Genetians, we're Christians. God gave us 2 ears and 1 mouth. To listen twice as much as we talk.

That why its a leap of faith not a scientific test.
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Nielsio, I've said it before in other threads, but maybe the significance of this phrase was lost in the busy-ness of the internet. The bible says "Peace, be still and know I am God" or something like that I didn't look up the quote.

The Bible also says "Faith is by hearing." Apparently you can't hear me on the internet. You hear in church services or in the homes of believers. It's the word. The word was made to be spoken as well as read. Good luck, I hope you understand. Probably the closest you can come to hearing it is reading Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. You get there on Christ and nobody else. Genesis is the opening book of the bible with certainly a lot of relevant information but its not the key. Christ is. He's The Way, The Truth and The Life. We're not Genetians, we're Christians. God gave us 2 ears and 1 mouth. To listen twice as much as we talk.

That why its a leap of faith not a scientific test.

I can't help you.

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