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3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM
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Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.
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3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.
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3/23/2016 2:11:57 PM
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At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.
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3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.
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3/23/2016 2:22:07 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

No, the quote has an explicit meaning, its logic is coercive in that it attempts to present a rationale for how one spends their life. It attempts to argue that if you could potentially be wrong and have eternal consequences then, you're better of siding on the side of Christianity.

It doesn't seem you're interested in answering questions about Christianity though.
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3/23/2016 2:23:31 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

But, you're a Christian Baptist, right? So, you don't actually have your own beliefs, you have the beliefs of Christian Baptists, right?
Marrying a 6 year old and waiting until she reaches puberty and maturity before having consensual sex is better than walking up to
a stranger in a bar and proceeding to have relations with no valid proof of the intent of the person. Muhammad wins. ~ Fatihah
If they don't want to be killed then they have to subdue to the Islamic laws. - Uncung
Without God, you are lower than sh!t. ~ SpiritandTruth
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3/23/2016 2:24:36 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:22:07 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

No, the quote has an explicit meaning, its logic is coercive in that it attempts to present a rationale for how one spends their life. It attempts to argue that if you could potentially be wrong and have eternal consequences then, you're better of siding on the side of Christianity.

It doesn't seem you're interested in answering questions about Christianity though.

That's how you interpret it. I have my own interpretations that I believe are correct and applicable.

Ask me anything then. I'll do my best to make a reasonable response.
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3/23/2016 2:25:50 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:23:31 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

But, you're a Christian Baptist, right? So, you don't actually have your own beliefs, you have the beliefs of Christian Baptists, right?

I do have my own beliefs, but they tend to sway closest to the Baptists. Plus, that's how I was raised.
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3/23/2016 2:26:31 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:24:36 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:22:07 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

No, the quote has an explicit meaning, its logic is coercive in that it attempts to present a rationale for how one spends their life. It attempts to argue that if you could potentially be wrong and have eternal consequences then, you're better of siding on the side of Christianity.

It doesn't seem you're interested in answering questions about Christianity though.

That's how you interpret it. I have my own interpretations that I believe are correct and applicable.


You interpret it differently? It is explicitly just Pascal's Wager rehashed in modern terms by a famous rapper. Perhaps you do have a different interpretation, though I doubt it is valid.

Ask me anything then. I'll do my best to make a reasonable response.

I did ask you a question, and you didn't answer it.
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3/23/2016 2:28:21 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:26:31 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:24:36 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:22:07 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

No, the quote has an explicit meaning, its logic is coercive in that it attempts to present a rationale for how one spends their life. It attempts to argue that if you could potentially be wrong and have eternal consequences then, you're better of siding on the side of Christianity.

It doesn't seem you're interested in answering questions about Christianity though.

That's how you interpret it. I have my own interpretations that I believe are correct and applicable.


You interpret it differently? It is explicitly just Pascal's Wager rehashed in modern terms by a famous rapper. Perhaps you do have a different interpretation, though I doubt it is valid.

Ask me anything then. I'll do my best to make a reasonable response.

I did ask you a question, and you didn't answer it.

If we all had the same interpretations about things, the world would be a very boring place. I believe that my interpretations are valid, and that's what matters to me. If you do not feel the same way, good for you.

I did my best, which apparently wasn't good enough.
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3/23/2016 2:29:07 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:25:50 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:23:31 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

But, you're a Christian Baptist, right? So, you don't actually have your own beliefs, you have the beliefs of Christian Baptists, right?

I do have my own beliefs, but they tend to sway closest to the Baptists. Plus, that's how I was raised.

That's probably an excellent starting point to get a good understanding of your position, perhaps you can extrapolate on your own beliefs that aren't that of the Baptist faith?
Marrying a 6 year old and waiting until she reaches puberty and maturity before having consensual sex is better than walking up to
a stranger in a bar and proceeding to have relations with no valid proof of the intent of the person. Muhammad wins. ~ Fatihah
If they don't want to be killed then they have to subdue to the Islamic laws. - Uncung
Without God, you are lower than sh!t. ~ SpiritandTruth
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3/23/2016 2:29:53 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:25:50 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:23:31 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

But, you're a Christian Baptist, right? So, you don't actually have your own beliefs, you have the beliefs of Christian Baptists, right?

I do have my own beliefs, but they tend to sway closest to the Baptists. Plus, that's how I was raised.
You will find that children do not fare well in this bear pit. Go somewhere that agrees with you even a little.
Religion is just mind control. George Carlin
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3/23/2016 2:30:35 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:29:07 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:25:50 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:23:31 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

But, you're a Christian Baptist, right? So, you don't actually have your own beliefs, you have the beliefs of Christian Baptists, right?

I do have my own beliefs, but they tend to sway closest to the Baptists. Plus, that's how I was raised.

That's probably an excellent starting point to get a good understanding of your position, perhaps you can extrapolate on your own beliefs that aren't that of the Baptist faith?

I don't agree with Baptist views on homosexulity, abortion, the death penalty, etc.
Ask me specifics and I'll explain how I feel.
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3/23/2016 2:31:47 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:29:53 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:25:50 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:23:31 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

But, you're a Christian Baptist, right? So, you don't actually have your own beliefs, you have the beliefs of Christian Baptists, right?

I do have my own beliefs, but they tend to sway closest to the Baptists. Plus, that's how I was raised.
You will find that children do not fare well in this bear pit. Go somewhere that agrees with you even a little.

I'm content where I am, thank you.
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3/23/2016 2:33:26 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:30:35 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:29:07 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:25:50 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:23:31 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

But, you're a Christian Baptist, right? So, you don't actually have your own beliefs, you have the beliefs of Christian Baptists, right?

I do have my own beliefs, but they tend to sway closest to the Baptists. Plus, that's how I was raised.

That's probably an excellent starting point to get a good understanding of your position, perhaps you can extrapolate on your own beliefs that aren't that of the Baptist faith?

I don't agree with Baptist views on homosexulity, abortion, the death penalty, etc.
Ask me specifics and I'll explain how I feel.

I hope you understand that I can't be specific if I don't know your own beliefs.
Marrying a 6 year old and waiting until she reaches puberty and maturity before having consensual sex is better than walking up to
a stranger in a bar and proceeding to have relations with no valid proof of the intent of the person. Muhammad wins. ~ Fatihah
If they don't want to be killed then they have to subdue to the Islamic laws. - Uncung
Without God, you are lower than sh!t. ~ SpiritandTruth
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3/23/2016 2:33:38 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:31:47 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:29:53 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:25:50 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:23:31 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

But, you're a Christian Baptist, right? So, you don't actually have your own beliefs, you have the beliefs of Christian Baptists, right?

I do have my own beliefs, but they tend to sway closest to the Baptists. Plus, that's how I was raised.
You will find that children do not fare well in this bear pit. Go somewhere that agrees with you even a little.

I'm content where I am, thank you.
Believing what you do, that is not surprising.
You have nothing to contribute, go away.
Religion is just mind control. George Carlin
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3/23/2016 2:34:54 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:33:26 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:30:35 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:29:07 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:25:50 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:23:31 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

But, you're a Christian Baptist, right? So, you don't actually have your own beliefs, you have the beliefs of Christian Baptists, right?

I do have my own beliefs, but they tend to sway closest to the Baptists. Plus, that's how I was raised.

That's probably an excellent starting point to get a good understanding of your position, perhaps you can extrapolate on your own beliefs that aren't that of the Baptist faith?

I don't agree with Baptist views on homosexulity, abortion, the death penalty, etc.
Ask me specifics and I'll explain how I feel.

I hope you understand that I can't be specific if I don't know your own beliefs.

I don't see why you can't ask my position on something.
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3/23/2016 2:35:58 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:33:38 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:31:47 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:29:53 PM, bulproof wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:25:50 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:23:31 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

But, you're a Christian Baptist, right? So, you don't actually have your own beliefs, you have the beliefs of Christian Baptists, right?

I do have my own beliefs, but they tend to sway closest to the Baptists. Plus, that's how I was raised.
You will find that children do not fare well in this bear pit. Go somewhere that agrees with you even a little.

I'm content where I am, thank you.
Believing what you do, that is not surprising.
You have nothing to contribute, go away.

That entire reply is totally pointless. I'm expressing my opinions, you're expressing your opinions, that's it. We're even.
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3/23/2016 2:38:01 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:34:54 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:33:26 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:30:35 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:29:07 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:25:50 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:23:31 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

But, you're a Christian Baptist, right? So, you don't actually have your own beliefs, you have the beliefs of Christian Baptists, right?

I do have my own beliefs, but they tend to sway closest to the Baptists. Plus, that's how I was raised.

That's probably an excellent starting point to get a good understanding of your position, perhaps you can extrapolate on your own beliefs that aren't that of the Baptist faith?

I don't agree with Baptist views on homosexulity, abortion, the death penalty, etc.
Ask me specifics and I'll explain how I feel.

I hope you understand that I can't be specific if I don't know your own beliefs.

I don't see why you can't ask my position on something.

What's responsible for terrorism. ?
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3/23/2016 2:39:41 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:38:01 PM, Deb-8-A-Bull wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:34:54 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:33:26 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:30:35 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:29:07 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:25:50 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:23:31 PM, DanneJeRusse wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

But, you're a Christian Baptist, right? So, you don't actually have your own beliefs, you have the beliefs of Christian Baptists, right?

I do have my own beliefs, but they tend to sway closest to the Baptists. Plus, that's how I was raised.

That's probably an excellent starting point to get a good understanding of your position, perhaps you can extrapolate on your own beliefs that aren't that of the Baptist faith?

I don't agree with Baptist views on homosexulity, abortion, the death penalty, etc.
Ask me specifics and I'll explain how I feel.

I hope you understand that I can't be specific if I don't know your own beliefs.

I don't see why you can't ask my position on something.

What's responsible for terrorism. ?

I believe that radical interpretations of scripture are a contributing factor to terrorism. Wealth and fame could be another. I do not believe that there is a solid definition of the responsibility of terrorism.
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3/23/2016 2:40:47 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
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Are large groups with different opinions good. ?
Does religion divide people. ?
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3/23/2016 2:42:02 PM
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At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

What is your view on human sacrifice?
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3/23/2016 2:42:17 PM
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At 3/23/2016 2:40:47 PM, Deb-8-A-Bull wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

Are large groups with different opinions good. ?
Does religion divide people. ?

That depends on the opinions. In some cases, yes. In others, no.

Sadly, yes, some religious beliefs do divide people.
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3/23/2016 2:43:02 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:42:02 PM, kasmic wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

What is your view on human sacrifice?

To me, it is wrong and unnecessary. To others who believe in it, fine. Good for you. But not for me.
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3/23/2016 2:45:30 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:43:02 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:42:02 PM, kasmic wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

What is your view on human sacrifice?

To me, it is wrong and unnecessary. To others who believe in it, fine. Good for you. But not for me.

How was the sacrifice of Jesus Christ different than a human sacrifice?
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3/23/2016 2:47:24 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:43:02 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:42:02 PM, kasmic wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

What is your view on human sacrifice?

To me, it is wrong and unnecessary. To others who believe in it, fine. Good for you. But not for me.

Does you having a god and a belief. Make it correct for others to have a god and beliefs. ?
Do you think the world would be a better place without religion ?
You know , if we where all on the same page.
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3/23/2016 2:47:43 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:28:21 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:26:31 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:24:36 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:22:07 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:19:09 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:11:22 PM, TrueScotsman wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

The quote you have in your signature from Lecrae is really just Pascal's Wager. Why does that argument hold sway for you regarding Protestant Christianity, and not any other form of Christianity or Islam, Hinduism, etc.

The quote is can be interpreted however you want to, but to me it concerns my faith. I respect other religions (and other denominations of Christianity) but I have my own beliefs.

No, the quote has an explicit meaning, its logic is coercive in that it attempts to present a rationale for how one spends their life. It attempts to argue that if you could potentially be wrong and have eternal consequences then, you're better of siding on the side of Christianity.

It doesn't seem you're interested in answering questions about Christianity though.

That's how you interpret it. I have my own interpretations that I believe are correct and applicable.


You interpret it differently? It is explicitly just Pascal's Wager rehashed in modern terms by a famous rapper. Perhaps you do have a different interpretation, though I doubt it is valid.

Ask me anything then. I'll do my best to make a reasonable response.

I did ask you a question, and you didn't answer it.

If we all had the same interpretations about things, the world would be a very boring place. I believe that my interpretations are valid, and that's what matters to me. If you do not feel the same way, good for you.


You're a Christian who doesn't even understand the meaning of Pascal's Wager, that about explains to me where you are at. Stay in school and learn, you're not in the position to be an apologist answering questions about your faith. You should be questioning it yourself it seems.

I did my best, which apparently wasn't good enough.

You didn't even elaborate on your interpretation of your quote.
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3/23/2016 2:48:06 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:45:30 PM, kasmic wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:43:02 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:42:02 PM, kasmic wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

What is your view on human sacrifice?

To me, it is wrong and unnecessary. To others who believe in it, fine. Good for you. But not for me.

How was the sacrifice of Jesus Christ different than a human sacrifice?

Jesus was God. He became a human and died so that I may live.

It wasn't a human sacrifice. It was a crucifixion.

I can see where you're coming from though. That's not a stupid argument.
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3/23/2016 2:48:20 PM
Posted: 8 months ago
At 3/23/2016 2:43:02 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:42:02 PM, kasmic wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

What is your view on human sacrifice?

To me, it is wrong and unnecessary. To others who believe in it, fine. Good for you. But not for me.

In case there was any confusion, I certainly dont believe in human sacrifice.
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3/23/2016 2:51:58 PM
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At 3/23/2016 2:48:06 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:45:30 PM, kasmic wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:43:02 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:42:02 PM, kasmic wrote:
At 3/23/2016 2:05:20 PM, cbrown3240 wrote:
Hello there, fellow debaters. If you have any questions concerning Christianity, please ask me and I will do my best to give you my best answer.

What is your view on human sacrifice?

To me, it is wrong and unnecessary. To others who believe in it, fine. Good for you. But not for me.

How was the sacrifice of Jesus Christ different than a human sacrifice?

Jesus was God. He became a human and died so that I may live.

It wasn't a human sacrifice. It was a crucifixion.

I can see where you're coming from though. That's not a stupid argument.

Interesting.

How would you define faith?
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