This dilemma stemmed from Socrates and Euthypro's argument: "Are you loved by God because you are pious, or are you pious because you are loved by God?
First and foremost, I am not a "Bible person" nor can be considered well-versed on the contents of the Bible nor the teachings of the Church. But I can see that within this dilemma is the answer. We cannot be good if we are not continuously loved aside from the fact that humans are inherently good. We may be pious or not, stray from time to time from what we believe is good and true, but in the end, I believe, we will always go back to being good.
by Cortney McCarty 5 years ago
If your views conflict with the teachings of the church, how can you still practice Christianity?If your views conflict with the teachings of the Bible or church, how can you balance those things to practice Christianity or any other religion you choose?
by Diane Minton 5 years ago
Where do people get inaccurate teachings about Jesus and the Bible?where do people with lies come from. I believe that its a respecful thing to be tolerant however lies about Jesus are another subject all together.
by Baileybear 7 years ago
What's with the plural in Genesis 1:26 "Let US make man in OUR image"?Why us & our here but I & my elsewhere?
by Gianandrea Maoli 6 years ago
Do we discover our talent or are we inherently born with it?
by qwark 7 years ago
...when this jesus person (if he existed,) never wrote or spoke a word of what exists between the covers of the NT?It's all 100% heresay!Pls prove me wrong and provide me with just one (1) word in the "fairytale" NT that he wrote.Qwark
by Elizabeth 3 years ago
How can the Bible be considered proofI would say that 8 out of ten times when discussing proof of god with a theist, they quote the Bible. In my perspective, the Bible is the collection of claims about the christian god, not the evidence for it - and all claims require...
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