26 Oct 17, 16:47Blue: My goal is the same as it has always been, do no harm
7 Nov 17, 21:42mothy: I corrected myself a few times and said a dude named Jesus existed. Could have been a enigmatic cult leader... or whatever. The magic water walking Jesus who flies and dies temporarily? Yes complete doubt.
8 Nov 17, 10:43STE: MothandRust I think you'll make it in the afterlife purely on account of your awesome username
8 Nov 17, 19:48biblianut: STE, ha ha, good to see you do believe in an afterlife.
12 Nov 17, 14:43Didaktion: Pete. The benefits of higher education should lead to a capacity for critical thinking. What happened? Ian
13 Nov 17, 18:19Blue: He used it.
14 Nov 17, 18:19Didakion: Tracey, given the subject was 'critical thinking', I doubt you'd be able to recognise such Ian
15 Nov 17, 11:06Blue: And it is a YES vote on same sex marriage fur
15 Nov 17, 11:07Blue: And it is a YES for same sex marriage in Australia. Common sense reigns.
15 Nov 17, 20:33biblianut: Common sense? Idiots.
16 Nov 17, 11:26Didakion: Tracey, the gay marriage outcome had nothing to do with common sense. But everything to do with savvy marketing and the general inability of younger Australians to recognise a specious argument when they see it Ian
18 Nov 17, 16:47Blue: Well I hardly expect christians to have any compassion or sense of fair play. You need heathens for that
19 Nov 17, 11:10Didakion: Tracey. And here we see yet another childish attempt at misdirection. Ian
19 Nov 17, 13:18biblianut: Don't worry about it Tracey, The person who claims to be a Christian but lives in willful disobedience to Christ has a false or “dead” faith is not saved and is in danger of hell fire. Main thing, how do you stand?
19 Nov 17, 19:38biblianut: Just looked up meaning of 'biblical heathen'. https://www.gotquestions.org/what-is-a-heathen.html. Can't see any compassion or sense of fair play in that.
19 Nov 17, 19:57anon: Ah, the marriage law debate. Some people outsource their morality to others (religions, many of them, mostly strict and conservative otherwise from whence cometh their control over people?). Others choose to think for themselves and base their morality on their human experience and reasoning. This is called secular morality and fortunately its replacing religious morality in our society, l get their morality from religion.
19 Nov 17, 20:00anon: Ah, the marriage law debate. Some people outsource their morality to others (religions, many of them, mostly strict and conservative otherwise from whence cometh their control over people?). Others choose to think for themselves and base their morality on their human experience and reasoning. This is called secular morality and fortunately its replacing religious morality in our society. Frankly I'm sick of religious people trying to force morality on the non-religious on behalf of their un-seen, un-speaking, un-provable and non-existing god.
19 Nov 17, 21:47biblianut: And frankly I'm sick of people like you trying to force their immorality and ignorance on the religious, on behalf of your un-seen, un-speaking, un-provability that God doesn't exist.
20 Nov 17, 16:15biblianut: Hmm, I must be getting old!
20 Nov 17, 18:57Blue: What a horrible thought, outsourcing one's morality to religion. Religion is no place for the gentle or humble in heart.
20 Nov 17, 20:28biblianut: Oh goodness me!
26 Nov 17, 21:26Anonon: I left RCI due to being kicked out by what others said about 4 years ago
26 Nov 17, 21:27Anonon: And am glad to not be brainwashed anymore
26 Nov 17, 22:17biblianut: Still goes on to this day. Pointing the finger and gossip mongering among it's menbers. All about love of power, not love is power.
4 Dec 17, 20:06mothy: I'll get time to reply in the holidays. I"m always amused to see how Christians will argue that slavery might or might not be okay or moral depending on context. It's immoral, if you're not sure. The god of the bible, a fictional collection of man written books, says it was fine. /eyeroll
4 Dec 17, 21:47biblianut: Bottom line, does the bible itself reveal "that slavery might or might not be okay or moral depending on context"?
7 Dec 17, 05:41Blue: Same sex marriage will be legal by the end of the week. Australia finally grows up
7 Dec 17, 11:36biblianut: Makes me non Australian.
8 Dec 17, 08:33biblianut: Gay marriage supporters are the real losers. They may have won this battle but the war has just began. In the end, we know whom has the victory.
9 Dec 17, 18:46Blue: It isnt a war ralph. It is equality.
9 Dec 17, 21:29biblianut: It's not equality to me, it's denouncing God's pure way of creation.
12 Dec 17, 07:52Barbara: I am in this cult and it is run on doom & gloom also fear about going to hell,
12 Dec 17, 07:53Barbara: I have been recently widowed no help at all from any of them.
12 Dec 17, 07:53Barbara: also no fellowship like they preach about, none at all.
12 Dec 17, 07:54Barbara: No help but they can send over $ 20to 30 thousand overseas to their assemblies
12 Dec 17, 07:55Barbara: not one brass razoo to me when I asked for help when I asked the pastor for help.
12 Dec 17, 07:56Barbara: had to go without food to pay the rest of my husbands cremation off.
12 Dec 17, 07:58Barbara: Gay marriage nothing wrong with that Biblianut you sound like a homophobic
12 Dec 17, 07:59Barbara: It is like my husband said for years anyone can write a book, that is what it is
12 Dec 17, 08:01Barbara: They follow mostly new testament but they don't live by their bible by looking after their widows
12 Dec 17, 08:02Barbara: yes I will be getting out of there as fast as I can.
12 Dec 17, 13:06biblianut: Barbara, Sorry to hear of your plight. Best start of new life to clear yourself of the spiritual abuse of Revival doctrine. For what is worth, I'm not 'homophobic' (getting tired of hearing that word), but God's word still stands true. Thirty odd years I spent in Revival and now at peace in orthodox thinking. Walked away from Revival 11 years ago. Keep you faith in Jesus and don't take any notice of what they may do or say to you. There is a better life after Revival. Feel free to email me if I can help you with anything. Ralph.
12 Dec 17, 18:59biblianut: Where abouts are you Ian? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twQxQvJOPG8.
13 Dec 17, 01:24biblianut: James 1:27 Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.
19 Dec 17, 07:59biblianut: This forum is just like me- Still breathing but not very active. . 'MERRY CHRISTMAS' everybody. Stay safe.
25 Dec 17, 10:23Blue: Merry Xmas exers
1 Jan 18, 07:03Anonon: I still believe in jesus I just had to get out of RCI I couldn't stand the judgemental criticizing pieces of crap there .
1 Jan 18, 19:18justkidding: the one that is marching out of step
2 Jan 18, 09:00biblianut: All Revival Centres are marching out of step. Anonon, you stepped in the right direction by first getting out. Happy journey.
23 Jan 18, 20:47anon: Barbara I feel your pain, long since left and never looking back. For me it was not just freeing myself of RF but also christianity as a religious observance. You dont need to be religious to be moral and have good values. Biblianut outsources his morality to the bible rather than think for himself, so best not listen too much to his views on morality.
24 Jan 18, 09:20biblianut: anon, The teaching of the bible is not about how to be moral. If you would do more study of the true message and "What is the Gospel?", you wouldn't display such ignorance on here.
24 Jan 18, 19:53Blue: that was always the problem with revival, jerks in charge deciding for us what the bible was
24 Jan 18, 22:48biblianut: Revival was/is mostly about controlling by fear.
24 Jan 18, 22:54biblianut: IF one does the wrong thing according to the dictates of the hierarchy, one is destined to hell. The real message of the bible is about the good news (the gospel) of the coming kingdom, not about being a self-righteous goody goody.
25 Jan 18, 12:41biblianut: Down the years it has become apparent that unless the church is constantly exploring the meaning of Jesus’s death, constantly wrestling with the early biblical texts which refer to it, it is all too easy to get side-tracked, to settle down with a half-truth, or even to follow paths that ultimately lead down blind alleys...........(from N T Wright online)
25 Jan 18, 13:09biblianut: I agree.
27 Jan 18, 23:22Kally: Church meetings, sermons, seems to be a supermarket thing all religions do, why not start up a talk in church where as it goes along the conversations go back and forth, to me I understand the Bible of jesus times, as just that, meet in the stone building synagogue someone Jesus Apostles start of and the questions start flying, but today we have the 40-60 min limit ask no Questions, and move on, not very science like, we advanced science by collaborating with all in their field meeting discussing what may or may not work, what is understood by current understanding expanding and finding the solution, how would science go if the head scientist stood up dictated for 30 minutes, then said sermon finished, and questions ask between your selves then send the group leader to me and I'll say yes or no, Faraday is a good example a book binder by trade, but by looking listening and learning from science letcures as a note taker, he began to put forward his observations, NO way they said
27 Jan 18, 23:35Kally: When faraday demonstrated wireless, the so called scientist in the room thought it was a joke, such a humble man was Faraday, rejected Knighthood, he looked ask thought and put forward his findings, If so called churches would be the same, the bible is the said word, here is what this passage means, no with current Google tech you can search what hundreds of other people are saying, what professors say is the understanding of the Greek word back in Jesus time, back and forth between the church members, with the Pastor oversearing the discussion, then every 0ne would be able to come and understanding the method of how we came to the finding, then put the finding into a printed form approved by all, This Bible passage says this and has this meaning, a new commer can then say how did that come about, well read this about how after 10 weeks of Sunday disscussion in the church, we all came to the understanding of this, and here is the short X page finding of the meaning of that Passage
28 Jan 18, 00:03Kally: Churches today a just a business dictatorship, they all have a similar progression, but come up with different meanings- doctorins, seventh day adventist is just one, Sabbath is and will all ways be Saturday, Just finished reading Sabbath of Christ written by and EX SDA, explains why Saturday is not the Sabbath, but everyday is the lords, one of the best books so well researched and put together, you come to the only conclusion that no one day is the Sabbath, will SDA stop teaching that you much church on Saturday only, NO, to much hierarchy and loss of face.
28 Jan 18, 13:59biblianut: Attending a Church is not the be all and end all when it comes to Biblical knowledge. It is good to have fellowship with like minded people and necessary, but I look on it as an extension of worship of our daily walk. There are Churches that do have bible study groups, I have attended many. Even so time is limited and there are a lot of things that aren't covered that one wishes so. My experience is to seek out much material and reading from informed sources such as Biblical Training.org, N T wright, C S Lewis, to name a few. We have a great source access now with internet. I believe there is going to be a final "Spiritual Revival" (I don't mean Revival Centres crap) and outpouring of the Holy Spirit soon and herald in the return of Christ and literal kingdom here on earth. Don't just talk about it, go out and make yourself available to God and be a part of the revolution that began 2000 years ago by the death and resurrection of our Savior.
1 Feb 18, 01:53Kally: This is a type of church people I think should be christians, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOlL3DDh28Q, or how a church should be run, here in modern times is it necessary to have mega churches, some good points made in house movement
1 Feb 18, 12:11biblianut: House movements can be ok and I am for them, but the danger lies when there is no knowledgeable person/persons to teach the truth. As mentioned above, "It has become apparent that unless the church is constantly exploring the meaning of Jesus’s death, constantly wrestling with the early biblical texts which refer to it, it is all too easy to get side-tracked, to settle down with a half-truth, or even to follow paths that ultimately lead down blind alleys...........". This is why cults, such as Revival come into existence. The first Christians would most likely to have given everything to be able to have the luxury of buildings to worship together in, let alone air conditioning etc. You must keep in mind the beginning of the Church was in a time of different cultures , idolatry, paganism etc as it is today. It is impracticable now to not have the 'mega churches' due to population etc. Consider also the 'Universal Church' and it is Jesus who has the authority over all.
3 Feb 18, 18:30Kally: What does In the Spirit mean, and Pray in the Spirit, if pray in the spirit has meaning to speak in tongues?, then it must have a different meaning when your in the spirit. Pondering Neddles
3 Feb 18, 21:47biblianut: This topic is well covered in "Please Consider" on this forum. http://forum1.aimoo.com/revival/Please-Consider-An-examination-of-Revivalist-teachings-and-doctrines/Praying-in-the-Spirit-Ian-Thomason-1-1020834.html
3 Feb 18, 22:44Kally: Thanks
9 Feb 18, 21:17Kally: Very quite here
9 Feb 18, 21:18Kally: Pondering again
10 Feb 18, 18:27biblianut: My latest on forum. Short review. No comments yet. http://forum1.aimoo.com/revival/categroy/N-T-Wright-Surprised-by-Hope-1-2473176.html
12 Feb 18, 21:49Blake Oakville: There are still pedophiles operating in pacific towers beach resort Coffs Harbour his name is john Buckland he was molesting kids with Scott Williams
13 Feb 18, 00:05Kally: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DffLXPdbdMA&feature=youtu.be
13 Feb 18, 21:45biblianut: Mmm, I wonder what concept the same sex marriage crap of today would have on CAI back then. Could it all happen again?
13 Feb 18, 21:57Kally: I say when the vote was on, let them be, voted for SSM, like jesus said give them your testimony, dust your feet off and move on if they don't want the Gospel, Jesus never told up to hound then, jail discriminate against them, un christian like, Reminds me of the pastor from Sydney every year hounding the gays march, not christians to me, by all means go preach the Gospel, but to start name calling , your going to hell, totally wrong
13 Feb 18, 22:00Kally: RCI is the same, Pauls words NO LOVE no Jesus in you, forget about the tongue speaking, Love is better, fornication in RCI out you go, the smart one left in 95.
15 Feb 18, 00:06Kally: .
23 Feb 18, 22:10biblianut: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4k4vfFMcJ_U&ab_channel=ACValues . Now in Γαλήνια ευδαιμονία..
3 Mar 18, 00:30Kally: Every ones gone, must have missed the meeting in the sky
3 Mar 18, 21:21biblianut: You must have!
7 Mar 18, 09:47biblianut: I believe in Christianity as I believe the sun has risen; not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else. C.S.Lewis.
20 Mar 18, 19:46anon: Biblainut, C.S. Lewis was quite a brilliant fellow. What a vivid imagination he had. The gospel clearly captured his imagination and according to his quote became the lens through which he saw everything else. Plenty of atheists will tell you they see things much more clearly without a religious story to make them feel special and righteous. And without an assumed religious morality to ease the mental and emotional burden of determining right and wrong. Religion is fueled by the human desire for meaning and purpose plus comfort to accept their circumstances and assurance that they will be resurrected and live forever. But alas religions are at best an outsourcing of thought and at worst a self centered indulgence. I feel you deserve to know the truth. I wish I had better news for you.
20 Mar 18, 22:11biblianut: Your view anon. Come up with better news I'll listen. "He that is not born of God cannot see the Kingdom of God". John 3:3.......... I've listened to much worldly views and conclude they have only criticism and no nothing about Christianity in it's written form.