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I give in

  1. Righteous Atheist profile image61
    Righteous Atheistposted 3 years ago

    OK, OK I give in. The relentless proof and clear logical arguments have finally persuaded me that you are all doing it because you really love me and actually have the truth. All that nonsense about life happening without a divine intervention? Really - It is so complex it could not possibly have happened without an enormous intellect too vast for my puny brain to grasp. Science? Ptcha! what can they know. No one can really know anything - right?

    Where do I sign up?

    1. aka-dj profile image77
      aka-djposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      To what?

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        Righteous Atheistposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        What do I need to do?

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          Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Acts 16

          25 About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. 26 Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doors flew open, and everyone’s chains came loose. 27 The jailer woke up, and when he saw the prison doors open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself because he thought the prisoners had escaped. 28 But Paul shouted, “Don’t harm yourself! We are all here!”

          29 The jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas. 30 He then brought them out and asked, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”

          31 They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.” 32 Then they spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all the others in his house. 33 At that hour of the night the jailer took them and washed their wounds; then immediately he and all his household were baptized.

          1. wilderness profile image96
            wildernessposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            That's not good.  While RA can put on a show, can weep, be baptized and cry out to the Lord every night at the bedside, it is very doubtful he can actually believe. 

            Is there another way that does not involve mind control beyond what man can do?

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              Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

              No, I'm sorry.

              Abram believed  the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness. Gen 15:6

              Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God-- Jn 1:12

              For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth  in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. Jn 3:16

              1. wilderness profile image96
                wildernessposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                Rather sad, don't you think, that God would make so many millions of people that are incapable of joining Him in heaven? 

                A sadist perhaps, creating them just to watch them being tortured in Hell.  Or perhaps you are mistaken; other Christians have made a big point that actions must be correct, that belief is strictly secondary to how we behave.

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                  Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  I will forever be confused that the same person who claims that God is not real will take the time to say how very awful they think He is.

                  I don't think I've ever started a conversation about Freddy Kruger.

                  1. wilderness profile image96
                    wildernessposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                    Good - it made you wonder why I would say that.  Now if I can just get you to think about the question I will be successful.  Because that's why it was asked; to get you to think instead of quote 2,000 old literature.

          2. Righteous Atheist profile image61
            Righteous Atheistposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            I don't understand. Are you saying your god will show me a magic trick like this?

            Awesome!

            Any time. wink

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            Rad Manposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            I thought it was illegal to break people out of jail?

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      Motown2Chitownposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Yes!!!!  Do I get to drag you into heaven on MY coat tails?  I could use the points. wink

      1. Righteous Atheist profile image61
        Righteous Atheistposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Of course. smile

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          Motown2Chitownposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          You know that's been my goal from the beginning right? Now we don't need to talk anymore! wink tongue

          (I'm so glad you know I'm joking!)

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            Righteous Atheistposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            Surprised I didn't get any more takers, given some of the stuff they actually believe. big_smile

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              Motown2Chitownposted 3 years ago in reply to this

              It's still early here.  Before noon.  Give it a few hours.  Although, now that you've promised me credit for your conversion, they may all just move on.  wink

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                Righteous Atheistposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                You would share wouldn't you? smile

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                  Motown2Chitownposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  Actually, I would.  But to sound legit, I have to say no.  I'm concerned that my mansion in Heaven wouldn't get as many extra rooms if I shared the credit with someone else. smile I'm all about square footage!

  2. janesix profile image59
    janesixposted 3 years ago

    Don't worry about it so much, RA.

    Too much time thinking about religion can drive you nuts. I'm living proof of that smile

    1. Righteous Atheist profile image61
      Righteous Atheistposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      It is April 1st. big_smile

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        janesixposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        lol...ok, you got me there:)

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          Castlepalomaposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          You did not have me fooled.

          Thank goodness your saved from Freddy Kruger, after all being a demon, he believes in God too

 
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