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  • Did Adam and Eve Really Exist?

    11/28/2014 1:55:59 AM PST · 518 of 518
    Cvengr to terycarl

    Maybe it’s God’s Truman Show being explained, which Truman just can’t accept.

  • 'A.D.' Series' Trailer Released Slated for Easter Sunday Premiere (Osteen Alert)

    11/27/2014 7:36:48 PM PST · 37 of 38
    Cvengr to Clump

    Some additional study is helpful to discern Discipleship from Apostleship.

    The Greek word APOSTOLOS without the definite article, such as in Col 1:1, refers to the high quality of the noun.

    This places Paul as having being the believer who had been given the highest rank during the Church Age. While 1Cor 15:7-10, Paul declares himself to be the least of the Apostles, he also acknowledges God had performed the most work in him. The 12 Apostles of Jesus Christ as recorded in Matt 10:2-4 are the 12 Apostles to Israel. Paul would later replace Judas by the choice of Jesus Christ (1Cor 15:7-10), while prior to that selection, the other 11 had chosen Matthias by lots, attempting to choose a replacement for Judas by themselves, instead of the Provision of God.

    The Attic Greek word APOSTOLOS is known to have been around for about 500 years prior to the New Testament as a title for either a high ranking General or Admiral Officer chosen by a counsel to command and Army or Athenian Fleet on a military expedition.

    A third meaning is used for the leader chosen to form a Greek Colony outside of Athens. The Governor was called an APOSTOLOS.

    During the Church Age, God the Holy Spirit gives each believer a unique spiritual gift (not physical, not soulish, but spiritual) according to the Plan of God the Father.

    The spiritual gift of Apostleship is one of many types of spiritual gifts. It is a spiritual gift used to establish command authority. It was a temporary spiritual gift in the early Church Age, because the Canon of Scripture providing His Word to the Church had not yet been established. We do not have a record of it existing after the Canon of Scripture was established, so it is frequently identified as a temporary spiritual gift to the Church.

    Paul was the Apostle of Jesus Christ (Col 1:1, Gal 1:1, Eph 1:1, 1Ti 1:1)(note: it was a spiritual gift uniquely given by God, not by man, was given by the Divinity of God the Son, Jesus Christ, not by His humanity..Gal 1:1)
    Paul was an APOSTLE of Christ to the Gentiles

    1Cor 12:28
    (28) And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues.

    (Eph 4:11) Eph 4:11
    (11) And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

    Disciple (Gk: MATHETES: Student of, learner of, Pupil) is applicable to the soul or the mental faculties, the mind, we think in education. It may also involve academics, or knowledge of facts, vocabulary, history)

    The 12 Disciples became 12 Apostles in Matt 10:2-4 when they were given spiritual authority to perform healing sickness and diseases, casting out of demons, etc, but are not to be confused with the Apostles of the Church which were appointed AFTER the Resurrection.

    BTW, you are correct in that all the Church Age Apostles had seen Jesus Christ, including Paul, who had seen Him 4 times after the Resurrection.

  • Man arrested after pointing banana at police

    11/27/2014 5:41:27 PM PST · 56 of 60
    Cvengr to stboz
    Could've been an ice cube:

  • Walmart greeters face-to-face with a gun

    11/27/2014 5:28:00 PM PST · 63 of 81
    Cvengr to relictele

    “Tajuanea”,...conceived after her mother had Tequila in Tijuana.

  • The U.S. Army Has Quietly Created a New Commando Division

    11/27/2014 5:16:57 PM PST · 6 of 17
    Cvengr to 2ndDivisionVet

    I’m still rooting for the present mayor of Kiev, Vitali Klitschko.

  • NFL Schedule - 2014 [Live Thread Week 13]

    11/27/2014 4:59:42 PM PST · 93 of 104
    Cvengr to GeronL

    I agree. I just stopped watching after a while, when it seemed like the Cowboys just couldn’t get anything going and kept making errors.

  • NFL Schedule - 2014 [Live Thread Week 13]

    11/27/2014 2:38:29 PM PST · 78 of 104
    Cvengr to Perdogg

    Eagles don’t have to cheat. The Cowboys don’t know how to run, except into themselves.

  • NFL Schedule - 2014 [Live Thread Week 13]

    11/27/2014 2:37:17 PM PST · 77 of 104
    Cvengr to Bender2

    Most running backs look for holes in the line to run through. The Dallas Cowboys have changed their tactics to aim their running backs directly at the linemen.

    If they can’t find a defensive player to run into, they’ll run into their own on every play, including the punt returns.

  • Obama 'puzzled' at annual turkey pardon

    11/27/2014 8:39:49 AM PST · 66 of 88
    Cvengr to JayAr36

    Hopefully when he pardoned the turkey, the White House chef was forced into feeding a baked ham to the Muslim in Chief .

  • The One Battle Michael Brown’s Family Will Win

    11/27/2014 8:34:33 AM PST · 43 of 56
    Cvengr to SeekAndFind

    IMHO, there is a deeper problem.

    Our judicial system was formed from a Judeo-Christian heritage. It holds that the law is formed to control the unrighteous, not the righteous man. Our perspectives on liberty are based upon this premise. Our rules of evidence are also formed to ensure the righteous man is not impeded, while the unrighteous or criminal guilty of violating the law, may be properly identified in that judgment.

    This is different than the perspective of the moral relativist. Given the rules of evidence, assumed not guilty until proven guilty, and entitled to liberty until proven guilty, those who are not Judeo-Christian will be tempted to reinterpret ‘rights’, freedom, liberty, and justice from their perspective.

    While the common Judeo-Christian/western perspective of a camera providing evidence to exonerate those respecting the law and legitimate authority, those who oppose, reject, and attack Judeo-Christian beliefs will be tempted to use such information to undermine the established legal system.

    Instead of exonerating the lawful, it will be used to form post-event consensus of guilt independent of existing laws.

    Just like Ferguson, where the masses ignore legitimate authority, and focus upon a person’s loss of liberty and life, regardless his actions, the cameras will merely be used to fuel the same perspective to attack legitimate authority.

    In the case of MB, now that he is dead, he won’t be charged with violating the law, nor will he be declared a criminal by the judicial system. Since he will be considered innocent until proven guilty, and he will never be charged, moral relativists will instead focus on vengeance for his death.

  • What people around the world are saying about Ferguson

    11/27/2014 7:52:15 AM PST · 99 of 100
    Cvengr to yldstrk

    The only issue is the respect of legitimate authority.

    The police officer is the agent of the State authorized to enforce the law.

    When he stops somebody (technically an arrest), the person so stopped is to respect the authority of the State.

    If the person refuses to stop, they are not respecting the authority of either the officer or the State and its laws to govern the people. Worse, if they attack the arresting officer, they are rebelling from legitimate authority and are felonious.

    This is the fundamental problem within today’s black community. Urban gang mentality places their allegiance to their gang affiliations before the State or its laws. Worse, many identify their race with criminality to laws of the State symbolizing their social power. This type of mentality is criminal and promotes organized crime as a counterfeit substitute for legitimate authority by our Constitution.

    Accompanying this ignorant criminal legacy by many identifying themselves as liberal, is the mistaken notion that the criminally guilty are righteous until a consensus is met to socially declare them guilty.

    This is also a consequence of moral relativism, confusing the foundational differences between liberty and justice.

    Our Puritan forefather wrote tomes on the topics.

    IMHO, the further one strays form Judeo-Christian thinking, the more likely they follow the pattern seen in the Middle East promoted by Muslims, the American black gangsta, and American liberals.

  • Lab-grown spinal cords grown in petri dishes for the first time

    11/27/2014 1:17:27 AM PST · 15 of 21
    Cvengr to Pontiac
  • What do y'all think about the riots in Ferguson?

    11/27/2014 1:10:16 AM PST · 254 of 259
    Cvengr to Chickensoup
    Never mistake immorality for poverty. ... and visa versa.
  • Millennial Series: Part 23: Premillennialism and the Tribulation

    11/27/2014 12:09:54 AM PST · 37 of 38
    Cvengr to wmfights


  • What do y'all think about the riots in Ferguson?

    11/26/2014 8:25:36 PM PST · 245 of 259
    Cvengr to Jim Robinson

    When people who have been respected, do things that are really criminally stupid, most people observing the situation remain very quiet, then act appropriately.

    In the case of Ferguson, those who have been protesting and attacking the rule of law, have been given patient tolerance by the majority of America.

    They have now firmly entrenched the resolute notion that most of the liberal and Obama tolerant left are now completely criminal and never to be respected.

    Even better, those who lack wherewithal or any love for their fellow man, expose themselves as they continue to bolster the cause of those who think excessive force was used or that the police are prejudiced.

    The enemy is exposing themselves for who they are and foolishly believe they are winning.

    I sort of pity their incompetence,..but not really. They are incredibly arrogant.

  • It’s Incredibly Rare For A Grand Jury To Do What Ferguson’s Just Did

    11/26/2014 8:15:39 PM PST · 23 of 39
    Cvengr to SeekAndFind

    The cop should’ve been indicted, IF HE HADN’T shot the perp attacking him with intent to kill.

  • Mike Brown's Mom Reacts: You... Think This is a Joke

    11/25/2014 2:26:13 AM PST · 21 of 50
    Cvengr to Zakeet

    ..She’s as true as her hair color. /s

  • Pic: #Ferguson looters carry stolen big screen TV from Aaron's rental center

    11/25/2014 2:16:55 AM PST · 25 of 53
    Cvengr to dennisw

    The type of statistics actuaries dream about.

  • Strange thrust: the unproven science that could propel our children into space

    11/25/2014 2:02:29 AM PST · 9 of 55
    Cvengr to Viking2002

    I noticed the empty donut box and 2 empty chairs. Were they measuring the enormous thrust from flatulence?

  • 'This is wrong!' Mother of Michael Brown collapses outside Ferguson police station...

    11/25/2014 1:57:38 AM PST · 92 of 103
    Cvengr to MIchaelTArchangel

    They still don’t get it.

    The Grand Jury’s decision wasn’t about her son. It was whether or not the police officer should be indicted on any of five possible interpretations of manslaughter to murder regarding the death of her son.

    The real brilliance of the judicial system was it used a Grand Jury which had been selected prior to the event had event occurred. No room for a rigged jury accusation.

    Unlike the rules of evidence in a trial, all evidence could be considered by the Grand Jury. They even had the benefit of doubt of having been influenced by hearsay from the liberal media and criminal family. Their decision still was NOT TO INDICT.

    The only parties not facing the facts and preponderance of evidence are those who want the police officer indicted and even murdered.

    How do they respond? By accusations, theatrics, looting, and claims the system has failed them. I would say send them to Palestine/ISIS and let them live on their own in their version of paradise, but that wouldn’t be fair to the inheritance of Israel.

  • Did Adam and Eve Really Exist?

    11/25/2014 1:40:19 AM PST · 196 of 518
    Cvengr to boatbums

    2 additional points.

    1) For a proper study of human growth rates, we only have to study that documented for Israel during the Exodus.

    Reverse calculations of the growth rates give an age closer to the dates documented in Scripture than the billions and billions of years commonly assumed.

    2) The first generation after the flood is a unique generation, in that the parents outlived their grandchildren. Rmember how the first generations didn’t just live 72 some odd years, but for a thousand plus years. It is very likely that many stories were spread amongst their remnant of ancient history, which were then carried into other bloodlines and then future lineages.

  • The Most Important Passage in the Whole of Scripture

    11/22/2014 7:00:10 PM PST · 94 of 111
    Cvengr to editor-surveyor do you sort it out?

    We don't,..we let God sort them out.

  • The Most Important Passage in the Whole of Scripture

    11/22/2014 3:16:21 PM PST · 83 of 111
    Cvengr to Hebrews 11:6

    Every theological student who errs, does so by straying out of fellowship first.

  • The Most Important Passage in the Whole of Scripture

    11/22/2014 3:00:30 PM PST · 79 of 111
    Cvengr to Hebrews 11:6

    BTW, this doesn’t mean I don’t prefer the more rigorous word studies and understand the language better. The better we understand these things, the more likely we will hit upon the same thinking and meaning as originally communicated in Scripture. To that end, your recommendations are valued. I’ve begun a rigorous study from them,..thanks again.

  • The Most Important Passage in the Whole of Scripture

    11/22/2014 2:57:55 PM PST · 78 of 111
    Cvengr to Hebrews 11:6

    I’ve found the best way to interpret Scripture is to allow God the Holy Spirit to perform the work.

    Our walk is a spiritual walk through faith in Christ.

    When we think through the proper meaning of every word in His Word, God the Holy Spirit very really sanctifies our soul through our human spirit.

    Where most theological students err, is when they attempt to soulishly study Scripture by academics, instead of by education where God the Holy Spirit performs His ministry.

  • The Most Important Passage in the Whole of Scripture

    11/22/2014 10:20:54 AM PST · 67 of 111
    Cvengr to Hebrews 11:6

    Thank you very much.

  • Have The Russians Bugged Obama?

    11/22/2014 9:58:15 AM PST · 29 of 38
    Cvengr to IncPen

    I suspect Obama simply leaves his phone off the hook after he calls the Kremlin so they can listen in at will.

  • Highway Robbers steal Ebola Blood in Cooler from Transporter in Guinea!

    11/22/2014 7:27:40 AM PST · 57 of 72
    Cvengr to GBA

    Unless the blood came from ebola survivors, in which case there is likely to be a very high demand for the product.

    (Even if it isn’t, what’s keeping the black market from advertising as such?)

  • The Most Important Passage in the Whole of Scripture

    11/22/2014 3:19:28 AM PST · 60 of 111
    Cvengr to Gamecock
    I've always founds Romans 3:22 to hinge on its prepositions, remarkably demonstrating the genius of God's plan in salvation. It helps me to read the whole passage in context,...

    I suspect many people glance over the "unto all and upon all" phrase.

    The passage also does not use the preposition, "in" vice "of" when ascribing whose faith is sourced for righteousness.

    Rom 3:21-26 (21) But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets; (22) Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference: (23) For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; (24) Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: (25) Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God; (26) To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.

    The "UNTO" preposition highlights the source of faith and direction to "ALL", while the "UPON" preposition emphasizes the destination of those who have received His faith, i.e. believers. The unto group is larger than the upon group, but the faith sent by Him is the same faith.

    It helps to draw a sketch of the source (Jesus Christ), with a point, line, and arrow to the recipient. The believers are the UPON recipient, while the UNTO comes from the point of the ray, directed to everybody.

    There may also be an identification of saving faith with the faith of Christ within believers, with Romans 3:22 recognizing there is no difference in that faith.

    This also is a good reference verse in studying unlimited atonement. Forgiveness is received by believers, while the atonement made by Christ on the Cross is for "ALL".

    This is further amplified by Rom 3:26, where righteousness and justice are discussed.

    The Old Testament Tabernacle furnishing in the Holy of Holies comes to mind. His Holiness = His Righteousness + His Justice, as manifest by the 2 cherubim facing one another on the Holy Seat atop the Arc of the Covenant. One angel represented His Perfect Righteousness and the other His Perfect Justice, together forming His Perfect Holiness. (so Rom 3:26 has rich meaning)

    They look over the Mercy Seat where the blood of Christ covers the sin within the Arc of the Covenant, (Aaron's rod that budded, the broken pieces of the tablets, and the pot of manna).

  • Congressman suggests moat around White House

    11/22/2014 2:11:52 AM PST · 11 of 63
    Cvengr to Enlightened1

    Outside of Baghdad, one can observe a number of high end residences, which frequently include a moat in their landscaping. I asked one local why he had a little bungalow on an island surrounded by the moat without a bridge. He replied that Allah could not see what went on inside the area surrounded by water. In a nutshell, they had a little boat and they would take their concubines to the bungalow to have their way with them, without being held accountable even by Allah.

    Don’t suggest one around the White House. We might actually get it with the current resident and his intentions might not be so honorable.

  • Funniest actors of all time?

    11/19/2014 8:28:13 PM PST · 188 of 243
    Cvengr to HandyDandy

    Henny Youngman,....I went to my doctor. I told him, Doc, Doc,... it hurts when I do this. ..He said, Don’t do that!

  • Funniest actors of all time?

    11/19/2014 8:22:51 PM PST · 185 of 243
    Cvengr to struggle

    Henny Youngman
    Jonathan Winters
    Groucho Marx
    Johnny Carson
    Ernie Kovacs
    Sid Caesar
    Bob Newhart
    Red Skelton
    Carl Reiner
    Tim Conway
    Carol Burnett
    Sam Kinison
    Steve Martin
    Don Rickles
    Rodney Dangerfield
    Michael Palin
    John Cleese
    Bob Hope

  • Explosive Flash In Russia Blamed On Meteor

    11/19/2014 7:55:52 PM PST · 38 of 43
    Cvengr to Darksheare

    Demonstration of rocket motors for Orbital Science procurement teams?

  • "Have you been saved?”

    11/18/2014 1:57:11 AM PST · 82 of 199
    Cvengr to ealgeone

    I’m reminded of a fellow who recently was warned about an Internet/email scam going around, where the recipient was informed they had won a great sum of money, and in order to collect the reward, they had to pay the taxes and processing fees before the funds would be transferred.

    The fellow understood, when did receive the offer, that it was a scam, a fraud, but he paid the $140 fee anyways.

    When asked why we paid the fee, he responded it was to receive the reward. Again he was reminded this was a fraud. He acknowledged he knew it was a fraud, but if he didn’t pay it, he wouldn’t have a right to the reward.

    Again, he was corrected, this was a fraud, no such reward existed. The fellow still replied that by his paying the fees, he remained entitled to the reward.

    The fundamental flaw in his thinking, is that he presumes the reward to be real. He never gets around that assumption. He continues to act knowingly, after that state of faith in the existence of the reward.

    The fraud laughs all the way to the bank, realizing ssom people will still give him money, even when they know it is a fraud.

    I am reminded of this story when faced with many believers who study the Word.

    For many of us, there is a tendency to read our assumptions INTO the Word, even when it is shown to us to correct our thinking.

    I observe this frequently when discussing issues with Roman Catholics, although I also know the same weakness is present with all believers.

    I’ve found the real trick is to keep short accounts and strive to accept what He provides when studying the Word,... building faith upon faith, doctrine upon doctrine, developed by Him in us, rather upon a soulish understanding from tainted doctrine.

    It’s a remarkably simple process. It is only as hard as we make it, when we try to do the work ourselves, instead of allowing God the Holy Spirit to perform His work in us.

    There probably isn’t an easier method to understand Him. He is the one who is doing all the work in our sanctifying process. All we have to do is have faith in Him.

  • "Have you been saved?”

    11/18/2014 1:25:58 AM PST · 81 of 199
    Cvengr to Heart-Rest

    I suspect the root of our differences begins with a few assumptions.

    We both recognize the old man has an old sin nature.

    We understand that in our eternal state, we will be with God without sin (I need Scriptural support of this statement).

    So somehow we must transition between our present state to the other.

    In part, we have the new man who is sinless, which I would identify with our saved self.

    We also have guidance from the epistles upon how we are continually sanctified by the work of God the Holy Spirit in us, while we remain in fellowship with God and intake the Word.

    We know that he also have predestined rewards, which if we remain in fellowship with Him and perform good works through faith in Him, we might be rewarded at the bema seat with them.

    We also know that prior to the first death, we will still sin or else we call God a liar.

    Therefore we know that at the first death, there will remain a part of us in our old man, which is still sinful, both in body and soul. Our spirit though, as identified with our soul as the new man will ascend to be present with the Lord.

    We know we (our bodies) will be raised incorruptible at the Rapture.

    We also know we will be sifted/sorted as if by fire, to burn off that which is not pure, ... to remove the dross. This also happens before the first death, as we are tested in our sanctification processes on our daily walk with God through faith in Christ.

    We also know we do not earn our salvation.

    We know we are redeemed from the slave market of sin, regenerated in our human spirit, justified through faith, reconciled to God the Father by the work of Christ on the Cross, and all our sins have been judged at the Cross, allowing us to be forgiven upon acceptance of faith in Him and confession of our sins to Him.

    We also know that God provides for our salvation.

    I don’t see the necessity of our suffering Purgatory to justify God’s work in saving us.

  • "Have you been saved?”

    11/16/2014 7:22:47 PM PST · 39 of 199
    Cvengr to editor-surveyor

    Since you don’t admit to having the new man in you, you really don’t know if you can be saved.

  • Hallucinogenic Plants May Be Key to Decoding Ancient Southwestern Paintings, Expert Says

    11/16/2014 12:05:07 PM PST · 35 of 49
    Cvengr to SunkenCiv
    Bullfights of Acid:

    Alien Close Encounters on Peyote / Daytura:

    Mulder drops his BigRed while tagging his site.

  • Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul

    11/16/2014 1:19:03 AM PST · 85 of 120
    Cvengr to GonzoII


  • Seal of confession is absolute, even after penitent dies, officials say

    11/16/2014 12:10:12 AM PST · 68 of 230
    Cvengr to Mrs. Don-o

    Metanoia isn’t feeling sorry.

    It is a change of one’s thinking.

    When we week fellowship with God, it occurs by facing God, recognizing what Jesus Christ performed on the Cross, stating our missing His Plan to Him, through faith in His payment for those sins.

    God is free to now forgive those sins placing us immediately back into a personal fellowship with Him, because the payment has already been performed by Christ on the Cross for all mankind, past, present, and future.

    Repentance does NOT mean we will never sin again. God can see the future for all eternity future and knows before we sin what will occur. He still forgives us upon our turning back to Him away from anything other than His Plan, while we are in faith of what Christ provided on the Cross.

  • One Man Found a Mysterious Box in a Dumpster – What was in it was Absolutely Baffling

    11/15/2014 11:59:08 PM PST · 13 of 61
    Cvengr to catfish1957

    Not really.

    Appears to be some kept drawings by somebody with a bent for mechanical drafting and for post WWII SciFi/comics.

    The box is a typical WWII vintage map case.
    Circular drawings were typical WWII aviation navigator generated toolsets.

    Looks like the person wan preoccupied with aerial routes of UFOs in his personal investigations. Nothing beyond then state of the art to a layman.

  • Saudi Arabia outlaws ‘tempting eyes’

    11/15/2014 11:40:19 PM PST · 66 of 81
    Cvengr to TWhiteBear

  • ‘Worship Only Jesus Christ': Woman Ejected From Muslim Prayer Gathering at National Cathedral

    11/15/2014 9:31:06 AM PST · 151 of 259
    Cvengr to Cletus.D.Yokel

    There is no need to read into Scripture.

    Joh 14:5-31
    (5) Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?
    (6) Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
    (7) If ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also: and from henceforth ye know him, and have seen him.
    (8) Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us.
    (9) Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father?
    (10) Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works.
    (11) Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works’ sake.
    (12) Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.
    (13) And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
    (14) If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.
    (15) If ye love me, keep my commandments.
    (16) And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;
    (17) Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.
    (18) I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.
    (19) Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also.
    (20) At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you.
    (21) He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.
    (22) Judas saith unto him, not Iscariot, Lord, how is it that thou wilt manifest thyself unto us, and not unto the world?
    (23) Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.
    (24) He that loveth me not keepeth not my sayings: and the word which ye hear is not mine, but the Father’s which sent me.
    (25) These things have I spoken unto you, being yet present with you.
    (26) But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.
    (27) Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
    (28) Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.
    (29) And now I have told you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye might believe.
    (30) Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me.
    (31) But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.

  • ‘Worship Only Jesus Christ': Woman Ejected From Muslim Prayer Gathering at National Cathedral

    11/15/2014 9:11:39 AM PST · 148 of 259
    Cvengr to nuconvert

    Why do you accuse her of being wrong?

  • ‘Worship Only Jesus Christ': Woman Ejected From Muslim Prayer Gathering at National Cathedral

    11/15/2014 9:04:14 AM PST · 145 of 259
    Cvengr to Cletus.D.Yokel

    The passage doesn’t have anything to do with tradition.

    It directly addresses the relationship between God and man.

  • ‘Worship Only Jesus Christ': Woman Ejected From Muslim Prayer Gathering at National Cathedral

    11/15/2014 8:55:48 AM PST · 142 of 259
    Cvengr to nuconvert

    Same type of rudeness displayed by our Lord and Savior Christ Jesus when He overthrew the tables of the moneychangers. Another crown in heaven awaits her.

  • Berkeley sends warning letters to residents about Brown grand jury ruling

    11/13/2014 7:56:21 PM PST · 22 of 33
    Cvengr to BenLurkin

    Too many white indentured servants still paying off their debts.

  • Two stuck to MRI machine for 4 hrs

    11/13/2014 7:53:08 PM PST · 78 of 78
    Cvengr to Paladin2

    Were they really stuck 4 hours, or was that relative to their wrist watches accelerating the closer they approached the resonant frequency of their oscillators?

  • Two stuck to MRI machine for 4 hrs

    11/13/2014 7:51:14 PM PST · 77 of 78
    Cvengr to Paladin2
    Particle by particle or quanta by quanta....

    Quaternions up!

  • Two stuck to MRI machine for 4 hrs

    11/12/2014 8:21:55 PM PST · 68 of 78
    Cvengr to Paladin2
    Don't forget the other 4 eqns.

    + P

    + M

    (actually 7 eqns for 7 unknowns and the Lorentz eqn for grins and giggles.)

  • Infallible Does Not Mean Sinless

    11/11/2014 6:45:30 PM PST · 120 of 147
    Cvengr to NYer
    The Holy Spirit guides the Church and protects her so that the faithful will never be led into doctrinal error — no matter who sits in the Chair of Peter.

    Unless the person exercises their volition and steps out of fellowship with God. At that point, there is no guaranty of infallibility.