E90Post
 


ECS BMW
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > Off-Topic Discussions Board > Politics/Religion > Who here is a Christian?



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      12-20-2007, 11:18 AM   #67
scottwww
Brigadier General
 
scottwww's Avatar
 
Drives: 07 BMW 335i Cpe, 05 Mazda RX8
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: USA

Posts: 4,759
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to scottwww
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rips335iCoupe View Post
Should we judge LDS members on the actions of some of them? I think not.

You are full of yourself .... I'm going to start a list of JF's that scare the hell out of me ....
Are you LDS?
scottwww is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2007, 11:26 AM   #68
Rips335iCoupe
Banned
 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i Coupe
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Goodyear, AZ

Posts: 947
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2007 335i Coupe  [0.00]
I've told you, NO! I have some very close friends that are Mormon, and being the good LDS members they are, they are always trying to convert me. I guess I love my tea to much .... Also, I do live in AZ, which has one of the largest Mormon communities.
Rips335iCoupe is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2007, 11:26 AM   #69
scottwww
Brigadier General
 
scottwww's Avatar
 
Drives: 07 BMW 335i Cpe, 05 Mazda RX8
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: USA

Posts: 4,759
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to scottwww
Quote:
Originally Posted by The_Blob View Post
I am a Christian. I haven't been attending Church for a long time. I truly believe God is calling me right now. I wish I could start attending Church or bible study groups. I'm a workaholic, and next year, I'm quiting one of my jobs to attend Church.
When I first started looking for a church in the '80s I worked on Sundays. It made it difficult. That should be great once you have cut out that Sunday work to be able to find a good church. Once I was able to adjust my Sunday work schedule, I visited with all kinds of churches. There were a lot of good ones. And then there were some that were not Christian as it turned out.

Are you undecided about a denomination?
scottwww is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2007, 11:26 AM   #70
Rips335iCoupe
Banned
 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i Coupe
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Goodyear, AZ

Posts: 947
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2007 335i Coupe  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by phrozen06 View Post
wow this is deep. I'm really concerned.
Don't even want to know what the list is for??
Rips335iCoupe is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2007, 11:30 AM   #71
Chunga
Captain
 
Chunga's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 black saphire 2008
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Denmark, sealand

Posts: 903
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to Chunga Send a message via Skype™ to Chunga
I beleave in Thor and Odin.
Chunga is offline   Denmark
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2007, 11:31 AM   #72
scottwww
Brigadier General
 
scottwww's Avatar
 
Drives: 07 BMW 335i Cpe, 05 Mazda RX8
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: USA

Posts: 4,759
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to scottwww
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rips335iCoupe View Post
I've told you, NO! I have some very close friends that are Mormon, and being the good LDS members they are, they are always trying to convert me. I guess I love my tea to much .... Also, I do live in AZ, which has one of the largest Mormon communities.
Do you have a denominational affiliation?
scottwww is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2007, 11:41 AM   #73
Rips335iCoupe
Banned
 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i Coupe
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Goodyear, AZ

Posts: 947
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2007 335i Coupe  [0.00]
No, I call myself more spiritual then Religious. I don’t need to be lining the pockets of some denomination that wouldn’t know the truth if it bit them in the butt!
Rips335iCoupe is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2007, 12:08 PM   #74
UncleWede
Long Time Admirer, First Time Owner
 
UncleWede's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 325i Arctic
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Oxnard, CA

Posts: 2,301
iTrader: (0)

I'm a JF, I just don't scare you, right?
UncleWede is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2007, 12:21 PM   #75
scottwww
Brigadier General
 
scottwww's Avatar
 
Drives: 07 BMW 335i Cpe, 05 Mazda RX8
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: USA

Posts: 4,759
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to scottwww
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rips335iCoupe View Post
No, I call myself more spiritual then Religious. I don’t need to be lining the pockets of some denomination that wouldn’t know the truth if it bit them in the butt!
It's really quite a bit better to be in fellowship. When considering matters of faith, you benefit from the perspective of others. No one of us can discern truth from error 100% of the time. Together, at least we can develop some kind of concensus.
scottwww is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2007, 12:28 PM   #76
Rips335iCoupe
Banned
 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i Coupe
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Goodyear, AZ

Posts: 947
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2007 335i Coupe  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by scottwww View Post
Together, at least we can develop some kind of concensus.
Oh really, then why is there a million different denominations? And who gives them the right to say who is Christian, and who is not? I find it laughable how one denomination can have such bigotry against another. I find more truth just by observing so called Christians’.
Rips335iCoupe is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2007, 12:32 PM   #77
scottwww
Brigadier General
 
scottwww's Avatar
 
Drives: 07 BMW 335i Cpe, 05 Mazda RX8
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: USA

Posts: 4,759
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to scottwww
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rips335iCoupe View Post
Oh really, then why is there a million different denominations? And who gives them the right to say who is Christian, and who is not? I find it laughable how one denomination can have such bigotry against another. I find more truth just by observing so called Christians’.
When I say we can develop some kind of concensus, I mean those who accept the same sources of authority (such as the Holy Bible in a specific translation). And also in discussing personal experience of failure and victory. It helps to recreate together, too. All of this is more productive locally than on the WAN.
scottwww is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2007, 12:35 PM   #78
Rips335iCoupe
Banned
 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i Coupe
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Goodyear, AZ

Posts: 947
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2007 335i Coupe  [0.00]
On a side note ... have you ever been to Star, ID? Grand Dad and Dad grew up there ..... I'm sure it has changed in 70 years.
Rips335iCoupe is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2007, 12:43 PM   #79
scottwww
Brigadier General
 
scottwww's Avatar
 
Drives: 07 BMW 335i Cpe, 05 Mazda RX8
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: USA

Posts: 4,759
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to scottwww
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rips335iCoupe View Post
On a side note ... have you ever been to Star, ID? Grand Dad and Dad grew up there ..... I'm sure it has changed in 70 years.
Yes. Star is not far away. It has grown quite a lot. Star just annexed much more county land. They are also working on zoning for the expansion into the foothills. Much of the upper income people around here live in Star.

Er... this response applies better to Eagle than Star. But parts of Star is just about as upscale. It is a few more miles away from Boise than is Eagle. You go through Eagle to get to Star. Star has a rather diverse population.
scottwww is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2007, 01:18 PM   #80
Rips335iCoupe
Banned
 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i Coupe
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Goodyear, AZ

Posts: 947
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2007 335i Coupe  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by scottwww View Post
Yes. Star is not far away. It has grown quite a lot. Star just annexed much more county land. They are also working on zoning for the expansion into the foothills. Much of the upper income people around here live in Star.

Er... this response applies better to Eagle than Star. But parts of Star is just about as upscale. It is a few more miles away from Boise than is Eagle. You go through Eagle to get to Star. Star has a rather diverse population.

My dad was born in Eagle .... I haven't been there in over 35 years, and when I was there, it was all farm land and a few houses .... great part of the country .... should have told my dad to buy some land there back then! Worth a fortune now ...
Rips335iCoupe is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2007, 01:51 PM   #81
Vegas_Sirk
Its All About The Offset
 
Vegas_Sirk's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 E90 M3 ZCP
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Where you come to vacation and go home on probation: Vegas

Posts: 3,544
iTrader: (11)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to Vegas_Sirk
Im Christian!

Was raised by two Catholic parents, that jumped around when I was a child looking at Lutheran and several other Christian variants. When my parents got divorced my mother went back to her Catholic faith and had my sister and I go through Caticism and my father found non-denominational Christianity to fit his needs. I have a good general base of a lot of different Christian religions and feel that it has only helped me with my faith. Today I attend a non-denominational Church here in Vegas and use to attend one in Mission Viejo, CA when I use to live there.
________
LovelyWendie99
________
How to roll blunts
________
Unwetdream101

Last edited by Vegas_Sirk; 09-19-2011 at 11:13 AM.
Vegas_Sirk is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-21-2007, 04:02 AM   #82
youyou
Colonel
 
youyou's Avatar
 
Drives: Porsche 997 C4S
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Montreal

Posts: 2,446
iTrader: (0)

To all,
What are your views on Judaism?
__________________
Retired-1996 Porsche C4S Polar Silver
Retired-2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cab Basalt Black
Retired - 2010 S5 Cabriolet Ibis White
Retired - 2008 M3 E93 Alpine White
Retired - 2007 335 E92 Alpine White
youyou is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      12-21-2007, 09:07 AM   #83
dr335is
Brigadier General
 
Drives: GTI
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Dallas, TX

Posts: 4,973
iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by youyou View Post
To all,
What are your views on Judaism?
Upsss...this party died all of the sudden
I am really not into religion, so I cannot discuss the details of any -- Christianity, Judism, Muslims and so on. I can only express my feelings about believeing...

But I believe it is silly to start wars and fight each other because you're a Jew and I am a Muslim (Middle east), or I am a Christian and you're a Muslim (Bosnia) or because you're Catholic and I am Orthodox (Croatia)...
Again, the politicians use the religious differences to make a mess...
dr335is is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-21-2007, 02:53 PM   #84
scottwww
Brigadier General
 
scottwww's Avatar
 
Drives: 07 BMW 335i Cpe, 05 Mazda RX8
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: USA

Posts: 4,759
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to scottwww
Quote:
Originally Posted by youyou View Post
To all,
What are your views on Judaism?
The whole world is blessed because of Abraham. The Jews are God's chosen people. Jesus was born a Jew. God protects Israel and Christians have a responsibility to stand with Israel as God leads.
scottwww is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-21-2007, 09:00 PM   #85
dr335is
Brigadier General
 
Drives: GTI
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Dallas, TX

Posts: 4,973
iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by scottwww View Post
The whole world is blessed because of Abraham. The Jews are God's chosen people. Jesus was born a Jew. God protects Israel and Christians have a responsibility to stand with Israel as God leads.
Muslims not?
Hindu
Budhist
Atheists
fkdfsjkjfcls-ists
dr335is is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-21-2007, 09:43 PM   #86
youyou
Colonel
 
youyou's Avatar
 
Drives: Porsche 997 C4S
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Montreal

Posts: 2,446
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by scottwww View Post
The whole world is blessed because of Abraham. The Jews are God's chosen people. Jesus was born a Jew. God protects Israel and Christians have a responsibility to stand with Israel as God leads.
Very well said...
__________________
Retired-1996 Porsche C4S Polar Silver
Retired-2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cab Basalt Black
Retired - 2010 S5 Cabriolet Ibis White
Retired - 2008 M3 E93 Alpine White
Retired - 2007 335 E92 Alpine White
youyou is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      12-30-2007, 03:41 PM   #87
e90im
Brigadier General
 
e90im's Avatar
 
Drives: f30
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: USA

Posts: 3,061
iTrader: (8)

So, is Jesus God or is God Jesus? And who is the holy spirit then?
I'm ?

Do Allah and JC share the sky or how does it work? What if God goes on vacation? (I know that he took Sunday off when he created the Universe) Does that mean that all the Christians will have to answer to Allah, during that time?
__________________
'13 f30 328i | P7ACA | S563A | S4DLA | Jet Black |

f30 e92 tt S5 e92 350z e90
e90im is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-30-2007, 04:15 PM   #88
scottwww
Brigadier General
 
scottwww's Avatar
 
Drives: 07 BMW 335i Cpe, 05 Mazda RX8
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: USA

Posts: 4,759
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to scottwww
Quote:
Originally Posted by e90im View Post
So, is Jesus God or is God Jesus? And who is the holy spirit then?
I'm ?

Do Allah and JC share the sky or how does it work? What if God goes on vacation? (I know that he took Sunday off when he created the Universe) Does that mean that all the Christians will have to answer to Allah, during that time?
God, Jesus and the Holy Ghost are all the same God. I have never tried to explain this to a secularist before. Let me try.

H2O is found in three forms: solid, liquid, and vapor. God is known in three forms. That's God the Father, Jesus Christ the Son of God, and the Holy Ghost. You could certainly find fuller explanations than this. Google "trinity" and you are bound to find a lot of information.

There are many names for God that describe his character.

ELOHIM [EL-O-’HEEM]: CREATOR
EL ELYON [EL-’EL-YAWN] : GOD MOST HIGH, SOVEREIGN RULER
EL SHADDAI [EL-SHA-’DIE]: OUR SUFFICIENCY
ADONAI [ADD-EH-’NYE]: LORD AND MASTER
JEHOVAH [YHWH, YA’-WAY]: THE SELF-EXISTENT ONE
JEHOVAH-JIREH [JIE’-REH]: THE LORD WILL PROVIDE
JEHOVAH-ROPHE [RAH’-FAH]: THE LORD WHO HEALS
JEHOVAH-NISSI [NEH’-SEE]: THE LORD OUR BANNER
JEHOVAH-SHALOM [SHA-’LOAM] : THE LORD IS PEACE
JEHOVAH-ROHI [ROE’-HYE]: THE LORD MY SHEPHERD
JEHOVAH-SABAOTH [SAH-BAH-’OATH]: THE LORD OF HOSTS
JEHOVAH-SHAMMA [SHAH-’MAH]: THE LORD IS THERE
JEHOVAH-TSIDKENU [SID-’KEN-YOU]: THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS
JEHOVAH-M’KADDESH [EM-KAH-’DESH]: THE LORD OUR SANCTIFIER

I borrowed this listing from http://www.learntopray.org/articles/a43.htm.

About God resting, I'll try an analogy: In music, there are many notes and there are rests. The rest is not that the music stops. The rest is part of the music and without rests, the music would not be complete.

I don't know much about Allah. Don't Muslims say that Allah is the God of Abraham?
scottwww is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:30 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST