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Religion / Re: You Don't Need Church To Be Rich, The Richest Person Is An Atheist by Ehiscotch(m): 7:46pm On Oct 23
Workch:
Yeah some

You are a non-believer to a God you do not know.

Your opinion of God is garnered from the words, character or lifestyle of those who claim to know him but they really aren't Christians or are misguided or misinformed in some parts about his character or attributes.

The only way to really know is to sincerely see for yourself.
It is like drawing conclusions on a book or movie from people's opinions or reviews or criticisms without watching it yourself.
Religion / Re: You Don't Need Church To Be Rich, The Richest Person Is An Atheist by Ehiscotch(m): 7:39pm On Oct 23
Workch:
What Bible text says you should pay tithe or you won't have money?

None. Tithe was a command to the Israelites to pay 10% of their agricultural produce to the Levitical priests — these Levites were only permitted to work in the temple, so they couldn't work or farm.

But there was a time when the Israelites stopped bringing these tithes and offerings to the temple and God used Malachi ( a prophet) to warn them to desist from doing so.

God's law generally came with both a blessing and a curse for obedience and disobedience respectively. .

And whenever they were disobeyed God sent a prophet to warn them (the Israelites) to repent or he was going to judge them.

Let me give you an illustration:

A man has five children, who jointly run his business but he is old and needs regular care and treatment. So the children, all adults, chose the last of them to quit work and take care of their aged father while they provide for both of them. Now, imagine the others renegading from this agreement and failing to provide support from the proceeds of this business. Do you think it fair to the father and the last child who is taking care of him?

You see charlatans have hijacked this old testament law and used it to enrich themselves from the ignorant or desperate members.

Maybe, you should read Malachi and educate your family and friends who are ignorant.
Religion / Re: You Don't Need Church To Be Rich, The Richest Person Is An Atheist by Ehiscotch(m): 5:38pm On Oct 23
Workch:
Your charlatan pastors don't think so

That's why they are "charlatans". Please, this is an overflogged topic. A simple reading of the Bible explains this — if you aren't prejudiced.
Religion / Re: You Don't Need Church To Be Rich, The Richest Person Is An Atheist by Ehiscotch(m): 5:31pm On Oct 23
I agree with you. But what makes a man wealthy?

Hardwork, hustle, skill, dilligence, intelligence?

You know nothing about life, sir.
Religion / Re: Please, I Need Help, Can Someone Explain This? by Ehiscotch(m): 6:35pm On Oct 10
The Bible talks about women being more gullible, susceptible to deciet and being defrauded by the devil's ministers and even the pharisees during their day. Besides, why worry, when most of these people are not even Christians. It is sad that most of your assumptions of God are based on the actions of people and not Himself.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 7:36pm On Oct 09
Workch:
So on what ground do you believe that Jesus was born without fertilization and disbelieve that I am God talking to you in a mysterious way?
I'm struggling, I'm really struggling with how you think both situations are alike or have the same premises or basis. Such false set of alternatives you all present when you ask questions. It's so hackeyned that your next response will be "just answer the question".
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 7:25pm On Oct 09
Workch:
Just answer the question like this.
Yes

No.

Answer it like that.

Will you believe if I tell you that I am god?

Go on and answer it with a yes or no. I am not interested in your why
No.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 7:23pm On Oct 09
I'm only answering this because I desire not to assert superior knowledge but to speak of the Truth, which is folly to the world. Perharps, someone out there is truly seeking answers and might be convinced to read the bible and if they are really sincere will discern the truth and be saved.
Religion / Re: Does Life Have A Purpose Or Not? by Ehiscotch(m): 6:08pm On Oct 09
LordReed:


I disagree. In an ideal world purpose will be uniform. It is because we are not in an ideal world that purpose is individualised.
So you mean life has a purpose for every individual here on Earth. Mind me asking how you came about that?
Religion / Re: Did God Create People To Be Poor? by Ehiscotch(m): 5:56pm On Oct 09
vivilafrosh:
I saw this passage in the Bible and I'm beginning to wonder if some people were actually created to be poor.

What are your thoughts?

This is a link to your answers.

https://theorangemailmanmyblog./2007/01/16/he-that-gathered-much-had-nothing-over-he-that-gathered-little-had-no-lack/
Religion / Re: Did God Create People To Be Poor? by Ehiscotch(m): 5:54pm On Oct 09
As the Scriptures say, “Those who gathered a lot had nothing left over, and those who gathered only a little had enough.”

2 Corinthians 8 vs 15.

This was taken from the book of Exodus when God used manna from heaven to teach an eternal message about the rich and the poor; and gathering to equitably distribute resources.
Religion / Re: Does Life Have A Purpose Or Not? by Ehiscotch(m): 5:44pm On Oct 09
LordReed:


The purpose is the purpose you choose it to be.
In an ideal world this would be but certainly not this one.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 5:38pm On Oct 09
orunto27:
God restores broken Limbs. And He has done so in me.
Wow. Hallelujah. You are a miracle. I believe God's major solution to disaster is to prevent us from disaster but we mostly are ignorant and deluded in conceit that we go on and suffer for it then turn to blame God and expect a miracle. Many times God shows mercy and asks us to turn for him to heal us; other times he uses man's failures to his glory still. Praise God.
Religion / Re: What The Actual F--- Was The Meaning Of That Job Story? by Ehiscotch(m): 3:18pm On Oct 09
Workch:
God killed job kids because of a bet with Satan.
A useless narcissist God that kills people for fun. Imagine a God killing you because he wants to test your dad

I just feel the need to ask if you believe in the greater good. Do you?
Religion / Re: What The Actual F--- Was The Meaning Of That Job Story? by Ehiscotch(m): 3:15pm On Oct 09
You aren't really interested in knowing about Job. Even if we give you answers you would say it is biblical and all what not like the story wasn't.

It's like reading the story of a man and using the character, words, previous or subsequent actions of the man to explain his decision and you say we are being illogical. And you present your flawed and subjective human reasoning as basis for your skepticism.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 3:05pm On Oct 09
Workch:
The question is "will you believe it?"

Your understanding of the "mysterious ways" of God is the problem here. It means Buhari can claim to be God. God has a personality and he is not wavering or changing; he is the ancient of days, so No I won't believe you.

He is not going to say "Oh, Ehis. I want to prove you faithful and want you to argue in my favour on Nairaland so I'm gonna register and dispute with you about me". No, instead he creates a situation where I meet an atheist like you.

God has use of everybody but all to his glory and without overriding their freewill. So God doesn't need to be you to Do you.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 2:57pm On Oct 09
Workch:
If I tell you that I am God and that I am here chatting with you because I work in a mysterious way, would you believe that?
I would ask why you are doing this and how it pertains to my holiness or godliness. God doesn't do things without purpose; it would be utterly uncharacteristic of him. I wish you knew more about him yourself than what you have heard others say about him.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 2:47pm On Oct 09
Workch:
OK, what is the evidence that Jesus was born without fertilization?
Why are you avoiding that question?
Because it was a miracle. If you were discerning you would have inferred this from my posts. You know Joseph didn't believe Mary, and was skeptical as you are, "Even in the age were people believed stories of sticks turning to snakes, and an exodus from Egypt and animal sacrifices". I am not saying there was no fertilization but I don't want to speculate really.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 2:35pm On Oct 09
SSIPON:


Where did I mention that people back then were uncivilised??
Civilization is about 10k years old
You still haven't answered my question on why god heals the blind but not amputees
It's the philosophy behind your question. Are you saying God heals but he doesn't heal amputees in particular or God hasn't healed an amputee, so God doesn't heal at all?
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 1:02pm On Oct 09
Workch:
whether or not it's possible hasn't been tested positive.
As a matter of fact,, every attempt to test miracles has resulted in negatives
that is because you all fail to understand the basic definition of miracles: It is a supernatural work of God in natural situations. You many times as atheist say these things cause themselves which has a wider implication on things like reasoning. Is your mind a machine of its own and your actions just reactions? are you a product of some bio-mechanical combinations? God gave man a complete freedom to live on Earth and have dominion of it, naturally, but that doesn't stop God from influencing it at certain times. That's why there was one talking donkey. Why didn't God just take all the Israelites in the air and dump them in the Promised Land? I These are the kinds of questions you all ask.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 12:42pm On Oct 09
Workch:
Most ailments are natural sir. It's true that ilfestyle contribute to some but it doesn't jusfity miracles
And you believe individual situations are not responsible for whether or not they receive a miracle but you believe this for medicine?
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 12:40pm On Oct 09
SSIPON:


What are you talking about? I am asking why God cannot heal amputees, since He could restore lost ears, and you are pandering about?
The earth is about 4 Billion years old.


Or, it could be that these stories were told at times when superstitious beliefs like sticks turning into snakes were rampant, so it wasn't so hard to sell the story of the dead coming back to life or a pool that instantly heals you if you are dipped in while the angels were stirring it.

Those weren't ordinary times, LMAO. People were civilized then. You modern people are so conceited that you think people were walking around half naked in caves and with little or no education. Most, if not all wonders of the world were made in biblical times. Great secular man were contemporaries of Jesus or existed before him, sir. As there were Legends and myths in those times that have proven false and no lasted the test of time.

God can heal amputees, infact the Bible records a time were Jesus refused to do a miracle in a certain place because of their unbelief. Herod requested a demonstration from Jesus but he didn't respond. The Jews did and he didn't.

The Lord God is Almighty, Sovereign in wisdom and understanding and you cannot put him in a box. The questions you all raise today are not new to Christianity. If only you all will sincerely open your hearts to truth.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 12:24pm On Oct 09
Workch:
what is the evidence that Jesus was born without fertilization?
Let's start from bottom-up. "If Jesus wasn't raised.." If Jesus had lived it wouldn't have mattered how he was born; this wasn't the dispute, many Jews infact, at the time, didn't know of his miraculous conception. If he hadn't resurrected from the dead is the question and all historical evidence (inside and outside the Bible) points to his life and death and his resurrection. You can do your research; it's not a legend at all as more evidence has proven his existence.

This is even the greatest miracle and the backbone of Christianity and not growing a limb or raising a dead to prove to some unbelievers that he exists.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 12:12pm On Oct 09
Workch:
Most illnesses are not humans fault but how nature works sir. There’s nothing supernatural about it

What I'm saying is that the inefficiencies (or otherwise) of medicine or medical treatment is mostly attributed to the individual. So going by what you said in a sense the individual can most likely be blamed for his failure to get treated.

His lifestyle, genetic make up, adherence to medical directives and so on.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 10:38am On Oct 09
Workch:
Religion is the only business that blames the customer for its inefficiencies

Humans are so unique that many illnesses are based on individuals.

There are some advice that could be given generally but health is mostly tied down to the individual.

There really is specificity to each patient in most cases.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 10:33am On Oct 09
Workch:
How can we verify all these things you People say?
Start with evidence for the existence of Jesus and His resurrection because like Paul said "If Christ wasn't raised then we are still in our sins; our faith is in vain and we of all men are the most to be pitied" (summary). So if you can prove that Christ was not raised from the dead then we would arguing about abortion and sexuality based on feelings and subjectivity and how we evolved from lower animals and how humans in Europe are "superior" to those in Africa.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 9:14am On Oct 09
SSIPON:


Okay, so you who is patient in mind why can't God restore lost limbs and why is the so called miracles that god perform always something that can be faked.

If you think miracles are enough to convince or convict people of the truth, you ought ordinarily to be right but the Israelites in their day broke laws of God and commandments even when they saw the red Sea parted, saw all what God did to free them from slavery, even how he killed those who broke his law. Like Paul said, there is enough evidence in nature to prove the deity and eternal power of God. You all have no excuses.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 9:05am On Oct 09
SSIPON:


Okay, so you who is patient in mind why can't God restore lost limbs and why is the so called miracles that god perform always something that can be faked.
You know even bible verses can be falsely used to argue against it and questions like yours have even led Xtains to fall away or create divisions amongst themselves.

Paul, a great apostle had a disciple whom he loved and treated like a son but he had a stomach problem and he advised him to take a little wine to treat his ailment. Paul did so much miracles, how ironic that an ordinary stomach ailment was elusive.

Luke, who wrote a gospel, a fascinating gospel of the life of Christ was a physician in his day.

God created food, medicine and the brain. Besides, the Bible is about 6000 years of record and miracles recorded are about 150 or so. Miracles weren't even witnessed by every generation and yes even the Bible alludes to faked miracles.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 8:58am On Oct 09
Techguy96:

The richest men on earth don't pay tithes or even believe in the christian god.

Some of the poorest people in Nigeria are either christians or Muslims.

But somehow u are still blaming the people for lack of miracles n not god

The Bible tells us God's gives kingdoms to whomever he will in the Book of Daniel. He gave to the wicked and evil rulers of the Chaldeans, to Assyria to Persia etc. Tithing is an old covenant law to the people of Israel; cheerful giving is the commandment to Christians today.

Even Jesus dissuaded a man from following him because of the laborous journey ahead. Another couldn't follow even if he did all that the law demanded because of riches.

You all don't read enough of the Bible but you already condemn it.

It's sad that you can't take the same approach to movies or society or a human life but you treat "what could be the truth" with so much levity and carelessness. Why?
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 8:51am On Oct 09
SSIPON:


I don't understand you o. You keep quoting Bible verses, you are literally dodging the question:

Why can't God restore the legs of amputees

Because Bible verses are the God's direct answers to questions and those who truly want to understand truth would be patient in mind.
Religion / Re: God Can Perform All Sort Of Miracles Except This One? by Ehiscotch(m): 8:48am On Oct 09
Matthew 16 vs 4. If you honestly want true answers and you aren't trying to be insincere try reading Matthew 16 with all honesty and sincerity of heart and the holy spirit shall reveal through your conscience the answer you seek.
European Football (EPL, UEFA, La Liga) / Re: Leipzig Vs Manchester United UCL (3 - 2) On 8th December 2020 by Ehiscotch(m): 8:17pm On Dec 08, 2020
I am tempted to say the match will end 4 - 2. Absurd! I guess.

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