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Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Kobojunkiee: 3:17pm On Apr 26
Cnach:

read his final note, he is not wrong
If u really like the race that's what u should do
I understood His point and pointed out that it is wrong to follow these things blindly. It is essential to know what is sin from that which is not so one can walk boldly and firmly in these things. undecided
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Kobojunkiee: 3:19pm On Apr 26
emzynuel1:

U don't understand what he is saying
Read it again
I understand his point however it is wrong to sit on the fences where these things are concerned. That is why Jesus Christ called put that we should learn and KNOW the Truth so the Truth can set us free from sin and all its chains. Walking around not really knowing what sin is and what is not sin is a life lived in bondage to sin, do you not agree? undecided
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Kobojunkiee: 5:11pm On Apr 26
Akuruoulo:
GOD SAID WE SHOULDN'T TAKE LIFE THAT WE DIDN'T CREATE, AND SMOKING IS ONE WAY OF TAKING ONES LIFE PREMATURELY
Did you know that food also kills? Yes, if you unknowingly give peanuts to someone with food allergies, the person might die from it. But guess what? God did not make the giving of peanuts sin, so what gives? undecided
ROFLMAO!
grin cheesy grin cheesy grin cheesy
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by samydo(m): 6:22pm On Apr 26
Kobojunkiee:
And voila !... the problem I was just addressing rears its ugly head. undecided

Where did God specify that it is not to be rolled and with fire attached to an end to inhale and blow out smoke? undecided




My dear a word is enough for the wise, I hope u are not waiting for God to come and give descriptive description of what is food and what is not if yes I guess u should start going about eating every green leaf u see while you wait for his description

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Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Kobojunkiee: 6:41pm On Apr 26
samydo:
My dear a word is enough for the wise, I hope u are not waiting for God to come and give descriptive description of what is food and what is not if yes I guess u should start going about eating every green leaf u see while you wait for his description
Again.... I am afraid you are late on this one. Jesus Christ already told you from about 2000 years ago that it is not what you eat that makes you unclean/sinful in the sight of God, but it is instead the wickedness you have stored up in your heart that does. In translation, you are free to eat/ingest anything you find for food. grin

The same Jesus Christ also tells you that you will drink poison and it will not harm you. undecided

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Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Kobojunkiee: 7:01pm On Apr 26
Mizessy:
Lol. Using ur example. It's just like you saying... You don't drink poison... But you'll give money to ur friend to buy poison for himself... Wow... What a great way of showing love....
I used the example of a friend asking me for money to purchase marijuana so that we would not fall into the zone you have picked on there. But since you want to explore this, that's fine by me. undecided

You may not know this but one of the commands given by Jesus Christ to all of His followers stipulates that if a neighbor asks you for anything you have, you are not to deny the request, but give.

Matthew 5 vs 42 (ERV)
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42. Give to anyone who asks you for something. Don’t refuse to give to anyone who wants to borrow from you.
I found a similar reference to the command in the book of Proverbs as well.

Proverbs 3 vs 27-28(ERV)
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27. Do everything you possibly can for those who need help.
28. If your neighbor needs something you have, don’t say, “Come back tomorrow.” Give it to him immediately.
In response to your claim that showing love would be to reject the request, the Truth of God, Jesus Christ, declares instead that you are wrong. Even in the case, the request is for poison, you are commanded, by God Himself, to give it to the one asking.undecided

Never assume that your opinion and your understanding amounts to God's law or understanding.undecided
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Kobojunkiee: 9:44pm On Apr 26
lekki1444:
against your body ? yes. against the LORD ? no. however a man who destroys his temple will not be blessed abundantly by the LORD so you will just be one of these christians who are struggling in life. no breakthroughs. unanswered prayers etc. same applies to fornication and adultery and stealing etc
It is not a sin, even against your own body!

Matthew 15 vs 10-30 (ESV)
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10. Jesus called the people to him. He said, “Listen and understand what I am saying.
11. It is not what people put in their mouth that makes them wrong/defiles you. It is what comes out of their mouth that makes them wrong/defiles you.”
12. Then the followers came to Jesus and asked, “Do you know that the Pharisees are upset about what you said?”
13. Jesus answered, “Every plant that my Father in heaven has not planted will be pulled up by the roots.
14. Stay away from the Pharisees. They lead the people, but they are like blind men leading other blind men. And if a blind man leads another blind man, both of them will fall into a ditch.”
15. Peter said, “Explain to us what you said earlier to the people.”
16. Jesus said, “Do you still have trouble understanding?
17. Surely you know that all the food that enters the mouth goes into the stomach. Then it goes out of the body.
18. But the bad things people say with their mouth come from the way they think. And that’s what can make people wrong.
19. All these bad things begin in the mind: evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual sins, stealing, lying, and insulting people.
20. These are the things that make people wrong. Eating without washing their hands will never make people unacceptable to God.”
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Akuruoulo(m): 10:50pm On Apr 26
Kobojunkiee:
Did you know that food also kills? Yes, if you unknowingly give peanuts to someone with food allergies, the person might die from it. But guess what? God did not make the giving of peanuts sin, so what gives? undecided
ROFLMAO!
grin cheesy grin cheesy grin cheesy
This ur post makes no sense bro. U said UNKNOWINGLY.
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Kobojunkiee: 11:01pm On Apr 26
Akuruoulo:
This ur post makes no sense bro. U said UNKNOWINGLY.
Well, unknowingly implying you did not give the peanuts intending to kill him, that is! lipsrsealed
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Akuruoulo(m): 11:03pm On Apr 26
Kobojunkiee:
Well, unknowingly implying you did not give the peanuts intending to kill him, that is! lipsrsealed
Ya bro. Thats why it can't be counted as sin
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Kobojunkiee: 11:20pm On Apr 26
Akuruoulo:
Ya bro. Thats why it can't be counted as sin
Really? shocked
Where did Jesus Christ declare that if you "unknowingly" kill someone, it will not be counted as sin against you? undecided
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Akuruoulo(m): 11:26pm On Apr 26
Kobojunkiee:
Really? shocked
Where did Jesus Christ declare that if you "unknowingly" kill someone, it will not be counted as sin against you? undecided
AND DID GOD CALL IT A SIN ?
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Kobojunkiee: 11:29pm On Apr 26
Akuruoulo:
AND DID GOD CALL IT A SIN ?
You tell me since you are the one who declared that it is not a sin to unintentionally harm or kill someone. undecided
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by chatinent(m): 11:51pm On Apr 26
At least, I'm glad you want to know the right from the wrong.

It is wrong.

If you value life, and the creator of life, you wouldn't want to damage it.
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Maximus85(m): 1:56am On Apr 27
guywitzerogal:
so automatically you mean God didn't know that there is something called smoking and he didn't include it to the ten commandments, even when Jesus christ came he didn't mention it, but we know more that him and decided to add our own abi? Remember the Bible said anybody that add nor remove from the words of the Bible shall_________. I rest my case

LOL, God as well never mentioned that you must have your bath and wash your mouth daily. I guess he also have to record in the Bible the process of making babes.

I guess it should have been part of the 10 commandments that it's bad to inhale generator fume.
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by MaxInDHouse(m): 6:16am On Apr 27
chatinent:

At least, I'm glad you want to know the right from the wrong.
It is wrong.
If you value life, and the creator of life, you wouldn't want to damage it.

When JWs comes to their door to preach and teach them they call us all sort of names, but listen to someone living in a society where marijuana is banned now asking if it's a sin or not!

Please I need a spiritual/Biblical answer to this question, cos in a society like ours, most Christians tends to judge and condemn smokers.
I smoke (only Marijuana) for obvious reason(s) known to me.

Surely he is not interested in distinguishing right from wrong, what he wants is support from others to challenge the authorities.
Fela Anikulapo is dead, otherwise this OP would have being one of his loyal disciples! smiley
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by almarthins(m): 7:12am On Apr 27
Kobojunkiee:
Jesus Christ Himself told you that it is not what you ingest/eat/drink that defiles your body but instead the wickedness you have stored up in your heart that defile your body. undecided

If you yourself followed Jesus Christ, you would know and recognize this from my previous post but I am afraid what many of you do is try to look for ways around following Jesus Christ's actual teachings in most everything. undecided

U r just beating about, it is a pity.
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Kobojunkiee: 7:15am On Apr 27
almarthins:

U r just beating about, it is a pity.
Beating about what? undecided
Again...
Kobojunkiee:
Jesus Christ Himself told you that it is not what you ingest/eat/drink that defiles your body but instead the wickedness you have stored up in your heart that defile your body. undecided

If you yourself followed Jesus Christ, you would know and recognize this from my previous post but I am afraid what many of you do is try to look for ways around following Jesus Christ's actual teachings in most everything. undecided
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Akuruoulo(m): 7:17am On Apr 27
Kobojunkiee:
You tell me since you are the one who declared that it is not a sin to unintentionally harm or kill someone. undecided
Thats a simple logic
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Kobojunkiee: 7:21am On Apr 27
Akuruoulo:
Thats a simple logic
God had warned man so many times never to learn on his own understanding .I.e. your logic. So tell me exactly what you mean by suggesting that your logic is God's logic here? undecided

I don't care for your logic but for God's Word in this and everything else so please show evidence that God backs your logic or accept say your logic no even come close to making sense where God dey! undecided
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by almarthins(m): 7:32am On Apr 27
AllenSpencer:


What is defiling the body? What God created?

Do you know everything defiles the body in excess?

As for if Jesus smoked, No! But research has it the incense they were burning had cannabis extract. And if you still want to raise points on what Jesus did while alive, you will get bored cos, I will give you a long list of What Jesus didn't do and you do today.

For example, Jesus trekked and used animals for transportation, why are you using aircrafts and cars? Dont you know you are also polluting the environment by such act? Please dont let us go that route.

The Bible has clearly stated in simple English, WHY ARE YOU TRYING TO OVERTURN IT

I see why many will be shocked on judgement day. The devil is really having a field day with ur kind. Keep up the work! One day sm will tell us that he saw Jesus smoking Indian hemp, and another person will back it up with scriptures. And some simps will be swallow it Hook line and sinker. Very soon some one will tell us taking Cocaine is allowed and God permits it by turning the scripture upside down to suit ur mind.

Let's go back to the garden of Eden, God created all the good tree fruits but there was one in the same garden. U know the story. Why is that particular fruit tree bad? You see if u interprete the Bible using psychology, philosophy and wisdom of men, you will just be compounding and embolden urself indirectly to fight God in blinding ignorance.

You had beta pray that God should open ur eyes.
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Akuruoulo(m): 7:34am On Apr 27
Kobojunkiee:
God had warned man so many times never to learn on his own understanding .I.e. your logic. So tell me exactly what you mean by suggesting that your logic is God's logic here? undecided

I don't care for your logic but for God's Word in this and everything else so please show evidence that God backs your logic or accept say your logic no even come close to making sense where God dey! undecided
OGA IF SOMEONE GAVE U BISQUIT THAT IS HARMFULL TO UR HEALTH UNKNWNLY, ITS LEFT FOR YOU TO NO EAT IT. IF U EAT IT, THEN DNT BLAME ANYONE. EVEN GOD WILL NEVER PUNISH THE GIVER BECUS HE EXTENDED A GOOD GESTURE.
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Kobojunkiee: 7:37am On Apr 27
almarthins:


I see why many will be shocked on judgement day. The devil is really having a field day with ur kind. Keep up the work! One day sm will tell us that he saw Jesus smoking Indian hemp, and another person will back it up with scriptures. And some simps will be swallow it Hook line and sinker. Very soon some one will tell us taking Cocaine is allowed and God permits it by turning the scripture upside down to suit ur mind.

Let's go back to the garden of Eden, God created all the good tree fruits but there was one in the same garden. U know the story. Why is that particular fruit tree bad? You see if u interprete the Bible using psychology, philosophy and wisdom of men, you will just be compounding and embolden urself indirectly to fight God in blinding ignorance.

You had beta pray that God should open ur eyes.
The problem with folks like you is even when the Truth of God is set before you, you simply ignore it so you can continue rambling about how you know better and how it has to be your way or hell for those who don't agree with you. undecided

I made known to you, severally mind you, that Jesus Christ said instead that what defiles you cannot be ingested by you in any way of form yet you continue to harp about how someone who smokes or thinks smoking is not a sin has to cross paths with Hell. Na you be God now? undecided
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Kobojunkiee: 7:38am On Apr 27
Akuruoulo:
OGA IF SOMEONE GAVE U BISQUIT THAT IS HARMFULL TO UR HEALTH UNKNWNLY, ITS LEFT FOR YOU TO NO EAT IT. IF U EAT IT, THEN DNT BLAME ANYONE. EVEN GOD WILL NEVER PUNISH THE GIVER BECUS HE EXTENDED A GOOD GESTURE.
Ok, I hear you! undecided

So where God come tell you say He will never punish the giver because he extended a good gesture? undecided
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by chatinent(m): 7:44am On Apr 27
MaxInDHouse:


When JWs comes to their door to preach and teach them they call us all sort of names, but listen to someone living in a society where marijuana is banned now asking if it's a sin or not!



Surely he is not interested in distinguishing right from wrong, what he wants is support from others to challenge the authorities.
Fela Anikulapo is dead, otherwise this OP would have being one of his loyal disciples! smiley

Well, I kept wondering what the obvious reasons were.
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Akuruoulo(m): 8:47am On Apr 27
Kobojunkiee:
Ok, I hear you! undecided

So where God come tell you say He will never punish the giver because he extended a good gesture? undecided
SAY IT PLAIN. THE GIVER OF WHAT ?
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by emzynuel1: 9:59am On Apr 27
Kobojunkiee:
I understand his point however it is wrong to sit on the fences where these things are concerned. That is why Jesus Christ called put that we should learn and KNOW the Truth so the Truth can set us free from sin and all its chains. Walking around not really knowing what sin is and what is not sin is a life lived in bondage to sin, do you not agree? undecided
If the truth is easy to comprehend why are do people attend different churches in search of dat same truth which u tink it easy to find
Certain times we ourself can't even recognize wat is a sin sef
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by AllenSpencer: 1:26pm On Apr 27
almarthins:


I see why many will be shocked on judgement day. The devil is really having a field day with ur kind. Keep up the work! One day sm will tell us that he saw Jesus smoking Indian hemp, and another person will back it up with scriptures. And some simps will be swallow it Hook line and sinker. Very soon some one will tell us taking Cocaine is allowed and God permits it by turning the scripture upside down to suit ur mind.

Let's go back to the garden of Eden, God created all the good tree fruits but there was one in the same garden. U know the story. Why is that particular fruit tree bad? You see if u interprete the Bible using psychology, philosophy and wisdom of men, you will just be compounding and embolden urself indirectly to fight God in blinding ignorance.

You had beta pray that God should open ur eyes.


Quote where the Bible was turned upside down.
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by scarr: 2:46pm On Apr 27
DappaD:


I asked your friend to try an experiment for me but since he’s been dodging it. Can you please go and chew the fruit of a Nightshade plant? Since everything is now for human consumption?

Can you explain the reason why your generators which you start-up outside your house doesn’t do much damage to ANYONE as when you start it up and leave it in your room? Or is it that the generator doesn’t give off carbon monoxide outside the home but does indoors? When you find the answer to that, then you’ll have answered the question yourself.

So because the effect outside is less than inside it means it isn't still dangerous?

PS: I don't know either the OP or any other poster talkless of being my friend tongue
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Kobojunkiee: 6:07pm On Apr 27
emzynuel1:

If the truth is easy to comprehend why are do people attend different churches in search of dat same truth which u tink it easy to find
Certain times we ourself can't even recognize wat is a sin sef
But your very churches are themselves built on the doctrines and traditions of men, what Jesus Christ called lies, meant to deceive and blind those who attend them. undecided

The truth is easy to comprehend, it is just that those who have darkness in them can't stand it. undecided

There is nothing hidden about sin... God made it clear to us all what constitutes sin and what does not, and He calls for all to trust and obey His His commandments in this. However, the darkness rejects His truth at every corner. undecided
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by Kobojunkiee: 6:13pm On Apr 27
Akuruoulo:
SAY IT PLAIN. THE GIVER OF WHAT ?
Let's recall where this all started here.
Kobojunkiee:
Did you know that food also kills? Yes, if you unknowingly give peanuts to someone with food allergies, the person might die from it. But guess what? God did not make the giving of peanuts sin, so what gives? undecided
ROFLMAO!
grin cheesy grin cheesy grin cheesy
Re: Is It A Sin For A Christian To Smoke? by emzynuel1: 7:20pm On Apr 27
Kobojunkiee:
But your very churches are themselves built on the doctrines and traditions of men, what Jesus Christ called lies, meant to deceive and blind those who attend them. undecided

The truth is easy to comprehend, it is just that those who have darkness in them can't stand it. undecided

There is nothing hidden about sin... God made it clear to us all what constitutes sin and what does not, and He calls for all to trust and obey His His commandments in this. However, the darkness rejects His truth at every corner. undecided
If different churches do preach the same ruth
Y are dere different churches

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