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How To Properly Tithe
  
If one is a Hebrew, certain crops and animals are subject to the tithe (noxious weeds and kitty cats being excluded), and the items in question must have been grown / raised in Israel only. Redeeming it required an additional 20% over the tithes value though, Leviticus 27:13, 31. Lastly, you will need the use of a Tardis, as the Temple was destroyed in 70 a.d.. But for Christians, Galatians 4:8-11, Hebrews 7:12, 18.


Pyramids Survive Flood
  
And back to the subject at hand: Some of the Pyramids seem to have suffered water damage. Only the sturdier and earlier ones could have withstood being flooded, as the later Pyramids were mostly made up of clay bricks, and Genesis 10:25.
As to the other questions: Democrat vs. Republican - Tweedledum and Tweedledee, 1John 2:1-29.
Preservation of the Bible - Psalm 12:6-7, John 16:13-15, 17:17, 2Timothy 3:16-17.
Popes - It's difficult to figure out who is whom in the Annuario Pontificio, but if you were to find the first Apostate Pontif and call him Antichrstus#1, the succeeding ones would be called Antichristus#2, etc. until we comes to the current one.


Caveman Before Adam
  
Mans creation is mentioned in Genesis 1:27 (the sixth day). It would be logical to both say that no men existed before the first two in existence, and that descendants can't precede their own antecedents.
StrongAxe 7:31: Moving the comma forward in Luke 23:43 is not only unwarranted, but is a peculiar use of the language. In the other 70+ uses of amen G281 soi G4671 lego G3004, even the Russelites keep the comma in place. Luke understood the grammatical rules, and would have written it in a different way had he wanted to say -today semeron G4594 I say-. AGREEKBIBLECODEXLACKEDPUNCTUATIONYETTHEGREEKSCOULDEASILYREADTHEM.


Pyramids Survive Flood
  
If that were the case, then the post flood Pyramid and Ziggurat builders were continuing a pernicious tradition, Genesis 11:4. But those built over alluvial sediment would best fit a later build date. The Egyptian time line is based on the work of Manetho. It had to be revised as some of the Kings were ruling at the same time, and the dates should not have been added together. This would also resolve the discrepancies between his, and the Greek and Hebrew Histories.
Most likely, the Jews were not great fans of Egyptian architecture, Exodus 5:9-19.


Once Saved Always Saved
  
Salvation: Armenianists don't know if a person can lose it, Methodists say that it's possible, Lutherans tie it to faith in Christ (that can be rejected), and Calvinists believe in eternal security. There are some who believe that one only has to assent to the Lord's work, which is not the same as trusting in Him, ascentia vs. fiducia.*1.
James_L: Since I'm not making an argument for works-righteousness, it would be helpful if you would specifically address what you disagree with in my statement 7/8. Also, what are your belief(s): antinomianism, universalism, that a Christian is not the Lord's servant, or?
*1 Romans 5:20-6:23, Ephesians 2:10, James 1:22-27, 2:14-26 (true faith), 1John 2:3-6.


Is Holy Spirit A Mother
  
There are many people who do not have a Biblical worldview, but instead, filter the Lord's Word through their own philosophical lens *1. In keeping with the admixture of Platonic-humanism, some people are trying to feminize the scripture *2.
Nicole_Lacey: Your comment on 7/4 was incomplete as the R.C. (itself) refers to those in the Trinity as masculine. I gave three verses in the third line 7/7, and the Catechism as evidence.
*1 Matthew 21:42-44. Mark 7:6-7, 13, 1Corinthians 11:3-16, Galatians 1:6-9, Colossians 2:8, 1Peter 2:6-8, 2Peter 3:16-17.
*2 Deuteronomy 22:5, Matthew 15:13-14.


7 Sacraments Is 7 Hills
  
Thank you Mima:
Pope Eugene IV, the Bull Cantate Domino.
"The ' Roman Church firmly believes ' that none of those existing outside the Catholic Church, ' pagans, ' Jews ' heretics and schismatics, can have a share in life eternal, but that they will go into the eternal fire ' unless before death they are joined with Her, ' only those remaining within this unity can profit by the sacraments of the Church unto salvation, and they alone can receive an eternal recompense for their fasts, their almsgivings, their other works of Christian piety and the duties of a Christian soldier. No one ' can be saved, unless he remain within the bosom and the unity of the Catholic Church."


Once Saved Always Saved
  
Cluny: A person who puts their confidence in the Lord, (and in His efficacious substitutionary death) to save them is a new creation. While Simul Justus et peccator is true for Christians, someone who remains uninfluenced by the Holy Spirit is not "once saved" *1. As it is God who saves us, it must be He who preserves us *2.
Nicole_Lacey 7/6, the principle(s) of "a few priest" would be Popes Julius II and Leo X. The C.C.C. doesn't address its own long and sordid history of simony.
*1 Matthew 7:21, Romans 1:18-32, 1Corinthians 5:11-13, 6:9-11, Galatians 5:19-21, Ephesians 5:5-6, Colossians 3:5-6, Titus 3:2-8, 1Peter 4:1-4, 1John 2:19.
*2 John 3:14-21, 10:27-30, Romans 8:1-39, 11:29, Titus 3:5-7.


Tithing Before The Law
  
Neither before the law, nor now *1. However, being charitable is consistent with having a new nature *2.
Note: Abraham gave the standard Middle-Eastern 10% war-booty kickback, Genesis 14:20, Hebrews 7:4.
*1 Acts 15:5-10, Galatians 4:1-5:12, Hebrews 7:12, 18, 8:6-7.
*2 Deuteronomy 15:7-11, Romans 12:8, 2Corinthians 9:7, Galatians 2:10, 1Timothy 5:16-18, 1Peter 4:9, 1John 3:17.


7 Sacraments Is 7 Hills
  
Nicole_Lacey: I will try to be more direct. One - re "context", see 2/2 *1 . Two - re "study more", you lack wisdom *3. Three - re "argumentum", An example, learner2 made a comment on 6/29, and so you asked him to write a passage from the C.C.C.. Four / Seven - re "consider", you are inconsiderate. Please, see the verses given 2/2. Five - re "evidence", see your entry 2/2 *2 which is a polemic only. Also, where did Cluny write this? Six - re "repent", self evident.
As to your questions: 1. A Herculean task. 2. I'll do this elsewhere. 3. Giving a response that someone disagrees with is still an answer.
*3 1Corinthians 8:2, Galatians 6:3, 2Timothy 3:16-17, James 1:26, 2Peter 3:16.


Is Holy Spirit A Mother
  
No, Sophia G4678 is the Greek word for wisdom, Wisdom is personified as a woman in Proverbs 1:20, etc., but God always refers to Himself in the masculine, Genesis 1:26 (masculine plural), Luke 4:18, John 16:13.
The Gnostics believed in a goddess called Sophia. And so an amalgam of Christianity with an antagonistic philosophy produced a monstrous theology. 2Corinthians 6:14-18.
John 3:6-7 doesn't imply that the Spirit is female, just as Genesis 2:21-24 doesn't imply that Adam was a woman. We often think certain characteristics are male or female. But if a man were to comfort his own small child, it would be unfair to say that he violated Deuteronomy 22:5 for example.
Nicole_Lacey: C.C.C. 683, 687.


7 Sacraments Is 7 Hills
  
1/2 Nicole_Lacey: Perhaps, there are a few things that you might do before making a declamation.
One, use Bible verses in context *1.
Two, study more as there is a considerable amount of discussion about some of these subjects over the Centuries. Reading the different arguments and counter arguments, might be helpful to you. Some of your opinions are not even consistent with the more erudite R.C. position(s). Three, most Evangelicals don't recognize any Council after Chalcedon, least of all Trent. And an argumentum ad Magisterium is a peculiar evidence to give to non Roman Catholics.


Shark Attacks In North Carolina
  
God has on occasion punished people singularly, or collectively, for disobeying Him. Yet, most deaths and injuries are a result of living in a fallen World, rather than being a form of execution. Avoid swimming near fishing peers though. Genesis 2:17, 3:6 (Romans 5:12), Deuteronomy chapters 27-28, 2Kings 1:9-12, Luke 13:1-5, Acts 5:1-10, 12:21-23, 1Corinthians 11:29-30.


Death By Weather Godly
  
Usually weather is a natural phenomenon. Although, God has on occasion controlled it. Also, people have a small influence on some localized areas - deforestation, planting in dry areas, cloud seeding, etc.. Some people question as to whether the U.S. may have technology that can influence the climate as well. Satan was given temporary permission to attack Job, but God is ultimately in charge.
Genesis 6:5-8:14, Exodus 9:22-29, Job 1:16, 19, 2:7, Psalm 135:6-7, Jonah 1:4, Matthew:23-27.


7 Sacraments Is 7 Hills
  
2/2 Four, please consider that there are a few people on the blog, who are trying to help you.
Five, back definitive statements with evidence *2.
Six, when you make a mistake - repent, and then go on to the next point. In example, many of your comments about the Apocrypha are incorrect, but you will not receive correction.
Seven, also, please consider - *a "with meekness and fear".
Proverbs 24:28, Matthew 7:12, 23:4, 1Corinthians 14:33-38, 1Timothy 2:11-15, 2Timothy 2:15-16, 1Peter 3:4, *a 15-16.
*1 *a ("Because Peter"... 6/30) concerns giving testimony about Jesus, not Church polity.
*2 ("Unfortunately...R.C.C." 6/30) Also, Cluny said what?


Tithe Your Money Or Else
  
Abraham gave a 10% kickback on military spoils to Melchizedek. The first tithe concerned only Jews, in Israel, and was of a few types of animals, and some crops, The second Tithe was for the poor, And the third was a party fund. Tithing was prohibited both in the early Church, and the early protestant movement. It is law / not grace! However, being charitable is consistent with having a new nature. Deuteronomy 15:7-11, Romans 12:8, 2Corinthians 8:8, 9:5-7, Galatians 2:10, 1Timothy 5:16-18, 1Peter 4:9, 1John 3:17.


7 Sacraments Is 7 Hills
  
Strong Axe: In Revelations 17:10-11, "and one is" was written in the singular present indicative. Therefore, it was the then present Caesar in Rome, not the future Mufti of Mecca. In the opinion of early Christian, Eastern Orthodox, Papist, and Protestant theologians, the city in question was Rome. Many folk in the R.C. believe that the last Roman (anti) Pope will be the Anti-Christ, 19:20. In 17:18, the city refered to is Rome.
And the Lord did not send an Angel to mislead "his servants", including John about the matter, Revelations 1:1-2.


Husband Never Buys Me Gifts
  
Here are two verses to stop ignoring *1. If she does this *2, and he does this *3, this resolves the situation.
However, for the unmarried: make an honest evaluation of both ones own, and a potential partner's suitability to be a spouse / learn what your responsibilities are - and then do them / have an unjaundiced view of matrimony / Philippians 2:3-5.
*1 Genesis 2:18, Titus 2:3-5.
*2 1Corinthians 11:3-10, 13, 15-16, 14:34-35, Ephesians 5:22-24, 33, Colossians 3:18, 1Timothy 2:11-14, Titus 2:5, 1Peter 3:1-2, 5-6.
*3 1Corinthians 7:33, Ephesians 5:25-29, 31, 33, Colossians 3:19, 1Timothy 5:8, 1Peter 3:7.



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