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Keyword: natureofman

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  • The Selfish Nature of Man means he will only choose God for reward or avoidence of punishment.

    04/22/2007 7:20:02 AM PDT · by Rhadaghast · 25 replies · 751+ views
    Jeremiah Project ^ | 4/22/07 | Rhadaghast
    I need to desrcibe succinctly several different philosopies of the nature of man. I will also need to support this with citations. I believe that man is inheirently selfish, prone to promote self above all else. His natural bent will be self gratification devolving into ever lower levels of depravity. Without the tempering influence of the Holy Spirit, or the presence of the conscience there is no hope that man will attempt to do good. The good that he does attempt without these influences or after 'quenching the spirit' or 'searing the conscience' all his efforts result from the basic...
  • Quote of the Week 4-23-02

    04/23/2002 9:23:27 AM PDT · by TBP · 5 replies · 78+ views
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    "God created man in His image and likeness, and man promptly returned the favor." -- Voltaire
  • Quote of the Week (2) -- April 9, 2002

    04/09/2002 12:46:43 PM PDT · by TBP · 11 replies · 66+ views
    "I am the flute through which the breath of the Divine passes." -- Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet