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Beth was a house

Discussion in 'Christian Apologetics Forum' started by djstav, Sep 9, 2018.

  1. djstav

    djstav Active Member

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    Discovering who I am has been a long journey, you see there are many people who suppressed my human nature when I was young. Maybe they were afraid of what it is to be human, maybe they were afraid of whom I'd become. I've lost more than what any god can replace, I know this through & through (Kind of hard to write when those tears are pushing through)

    You may be thinking, our true God can make it all better and give you something better in the end. I don't need better, I need to replace what I've lost, a relationship this side of life. No god can give me that after it's all done

    Why?

    Because I'll never be the father I kindly asked him to be for him.
     
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    Willie T Well-Known Member

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    Are the few years we or our children spend on this spinning globe of dirt all there is to existence? My children don't happen to live any longer…. here. But, that is only this present blink of an eye.
     
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    I see what you're getting at, but if life is so insignificant why exist in the first place. It doesn't matter how short life might be, what's important is the time we do have in between.
     
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    Willie T Well-Known Member

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    And, the remaining time, with or without a wife and children who may have gone first, is as rich as we choose to make it. And it gets richer the more we focus outward instead of on ourselves.
     
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    A social butterfly has no individuality. Of course thing's are about other people, but not all the time.
     
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    Willie T Well-Known Member

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    Is it a "Social Butterfly" who helps others? Is that what you think Jesus was? He almost never thought of Himself.
     
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    He thought to drink, eat and where to sleep, he was afforded that luxury.
     
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    I can get this kind of silly rhetoric from several people here. I had thought you to be more real.
     
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    I wasn't using the force on that occasion, personally I don't like to argue using the Bible.
     
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    Willie T Well-Known Member

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    Did you know that 5-letter word is not a bad word? Here is the first definition:
    "To give reasons or cite evidence in support of an idea, action, or theory, typically with the aim of persuading others to share one's view."
     
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    I'm not following you here.
     
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