Re: REALLY OT: News Flash
Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 10:40:25PM -0800, Steve Lamb wrote:
>> Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
>>> I don't get the question. God decides what is and is not his word.
>>> Lots of people have claimed to write in the name of God.
>> Ah, but that's the rub, who's deciding what is the real article and what
>> isn't? God's not chiming in. You do realize that exactly which gospels that
>> would go on to comprise the modern Bible were hotly debated centuries after
>> the supposed events took place. Debated by men, not God. There are many more
>> which are not included. So, why are you not asking what is in those Gospels
>> and why men, not God, decided they should not be distributed in the definitive
>> collection of Jesus' life?
> You do realize that the ones that ended up in the Bible were the ones
> which were essentially universally agreed up upon, correct? Yes there
> was debate. There were people who wanted to subvert the process. There
> were people who were misguided.
> However, since I have faith that God was able to create the entire
> universe by speaking it into existence, I also have faith that He was
> able to preserve His Word.
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> Right. Except that you have yet to actually point out a real
There's one in your explanation above, you are arguing about the bits
that made it into the Bible above, which were decided after much
contentious debate. In the next paragraph you claim that God has
the power to create the universe in one breath, why not the
Bible, without the contradiction ? It's after all a rather smaller
project compared to the Universe ?