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Response to NutmegYankee (Reply #47)

Sat Jan 2, 2016, 10:41 PM

50. You are describing magic or chemistry.

 

There are no incantations or rituals that circumscribe the supernatural. But there are precise formulae to manipulate elements.

The measure of a religion is how one lives, not how well one follows the rules, although they are not mutually exclusive.

Here are some red letters from Matthew (NIV):

Matthew 23

23 “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your spices—mint, dill and cumin. But you have neglected the more important matters of the law—justice, mercy and faithfulness. You should have practiced the latter, without neglecting the former. 24 You blind guides! You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel.

25 “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence. 26 Blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup and dish, and then the outside also will be clean.

27 “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs, which look beautiful on the outside but on the inside are full of the bones of the dead and everything unclean. 28 In the same way, on the outside you appear to people as righteous but on the inside you are full of hypocrisy and wickedness.

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