Skip to comments.Are dinosaurs fossils really that old? [vanity]
Posted on 10/28/2011 6:39:41 AM PDT by Ancient Drive
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If so, why do you discount His Word?..................................................................Help me here, show me what he wrote. What?? He never wrote anything himself, I wonder why?
Yet He did. I’ll help you out, 5 simple letters, B-i-b-l-e.
Looks like an interesting read.
The same can be said about God, in theory it is just that, a theory.
I do not engage in tear-downs of anyone or their faith.
My faith is in God. He doesn’t get broken down into different parts or persons or deities, just a one God for all. I also believe that there is no way for anyone to actually prove or disprove His existence, or that anyone’s belief is right, wrong, correct or incorrect or that that there should or shouldn’t be one faith for everyone.
I believe Jesus existed as a man, yes. I do not believe He came back from the dead, or is the Son of God anymore than any other man is.
Whether you believe in God or not, you do have ‘faith’ in something. In your case, it appears that you have ‘faith’ in chance, that you are but a cosmic accident, a roll of the dice, here today, gone tomorrow. Quite a sad way to live. I know, I was there.
IF there is no God, then why is there a premium set on ‘good’?
IF I am just here a little while, to disappear forever, then why should I, or anyone be concerned with anyone else? It is then in my best interest not to subjugate myself to anyone, but to get all that I can, even if it hurts someone else. Because there is no tomorrow for me. What a world that would be.
Those are sad words. You are prayed for stuart.
“much of it is written by many, some unknown”
All inspired by GOD. 2 Timothy 3:16 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness,
“King James edited it”
“Arrangements for this version were completed by the appointment of fifty-four learned men, who were also to secure the suggestions of all competent persons, that, as the king put it, “our said translation may have the help and furtherance of all our principal learned men within this our kingdom.”
“Only forty-seven of the men appointed for this work are known to have engaged in it. These were divided into six companies, two of which met at Oxford, two at Cambridge, and two at Westminster. They were presided over severally by the Dean of Westminster and by the two Hebrew Professors of the Universities.”
“When the translators had finished their work, a copy each was sent from Oxford, Cambridge and Westminster to London, where two from each place, six in all, gave it a final revision, and Dr. Miles Smith and Bishop Wilson superintended the work as it passed through the press. The former wrote the Preface, which is entitled, “The Translators to the Reader.”
While the king did give a list of 15 (”INSTRUCTIONS TO THE TRANSLATORS”) He did not “edit” their work.
“shoved down our throats “
No one “shoves” any bible or God down anyone’s throat. That's Islam. It is your free will to read or don't read whatever bible you want, believe whatever you want, accept or reject Jesus as you will.
“as absolute truth.”
For those of us who “believe”, (faith) yes, it is “absolute truth.” You may decide to believe it or not at your own peril.
“13 Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. 14 But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.”
“destruction” = Hell
“life” = Heaven
You decide where you want to spend eternity, no shoving, just information. You do with it what you will.
That's a bit presumptious.
If there is no God, then why is there a premium set on good?
What is more impressive:
1) Someone who follows a strong moral code. who believes that they, Mother Theresa, Adolph Hitler, and everyone else will be the same place - nowhere - after they die,
2)Someone who follows a strong moral code because they believethat they will be punished or rewarded for it after death?
A set of moral standards and ethics doesn't require a deity. People blindly assert that because it makes them feel better (and superior), however.
You don’t get it do you. Man says it is inspired by God,man wrote the bible, that doesn’t make it so. You can quote bible passages all day long but it is still what a man said and wrote down.
Mainstream science and media have been completely convinced of long ages for the earth and universe ever since Charles Lyell’s geologic research writings from about 1820 iirc.
However true science has found many many problems with both long ages and evolution esp. any with a biblical perspective [my viewpoint too].
Here are several links from my homepage - imho the best is creationscience.com a complete online science research book that combines the majority of jigsaw pieces from science into what Dr. Walt Brown PhD from M.I.T. - the book presents his hydroplate theory in section II. Section I presents a plethora of stuff that we do know about evolution and science. Section III is in-depth questions and answers. I bought the 8th edition hardback version brand new for about $30. Dr. Brown presents most of it in everyday language but also provides footnotes and bibliography showing the vast amount of research he has been doing for well over 50 years.
101 Evidences for a Young Age of the Earth...And the Universe
Center for Scientific Creation - In the Beginning: Compelling Evidence for Creation and the Flood
Dinosaur Shocker - 68 million year old T Rex w/ red blood cells
New Chromosome Research Undermines Human-Chimp Similarity Claims
Science in the Bible
Testimonies of Scientists Who Believe the Bible
While I would never say something like that to someone of a different faith than me, I’m sorry that for you they are sad, just the opposite for me though. Thanks
No animals were created untill the length of days was set.
Who cares about your man-made ‘moral (small ‘m’) code’?
The ‘morals’ today say that it is fine a for men to have sex together, that it is ok to kill and unborn child and that it is ok to lie, ad nauseum.
Without a fixed, set-in stone Moral code, you are at the mercy of man, not a good place to be, ask the Germans in WW2, or any unborn abortion victim.
I disagree. I believe in science. Math, 2 + 2 = 4. FACT.
The trouble is in the definition of “science”. Too much science is “theory”. Science is constantly being proved wrong. Then scientists just say “never mind” and move on to the NEW theory as being fact. All theories should be investigated and studied, but to claim them as fact is deceitful. Man made global warming is the perfect example. Man made CO2 as a cause is absolutely disproved by actual measurements in ice cores, yet it is still pushed by scientists as fact.
The planet Orpheus crashed into the earth, knocked off a big chunk, which formed our moon. I know this is true because scientists on the National Geographic Chanel told me so. Only one problem, there is no proof or evidence that there ever was a planet Orpheus or any other planet hitting the earth. IT IS A THEORY, not science.
You don't have to, but it doesn't make you correct.
If they are incompatible then they are in opposition. Science is an attempt to understand the world around us. We assign confidence levels to that understanding. You would be hard pressed to find a scientist that believes it impossible to disprove what may be considered “FACT” with current understanding. It is an evolving process where by we may expand our understanding by building on lessons learned.
You will do more harm than good by spewing nonsense about the literal meaning of the Bible. What will that accomplish other than your own personal gratification and comfort? How much do you harm the image of Christian’s knowing full well most people will consider this line of thinking a form madness. Focus on winning more for the team rather than your personal crusade to bring others to believe as you do.
The early church believed the earth was flat? Got any evidence for that claim?