I stand corrected. However, I was speaking about the world as we see
it today -- and not the world when we will all be united in faith.
Often those of us on this list have the same notions ---- but then
wind up "violently agreeing with each other".
I think this is the situation ---- but maybe not
I am just an engineer/scientist - not one of the astute theologians
on this list. Get your theology from them -- not me. (But I shall
have my own ideas, --- nonetheless.)
Stuart d Kirkley wrote:
> If you read my post more carefully you will see that I said that
>'when' man learns there can be no power opposed to God, then evil
>and sin will cease (pp). Obviously this is conditional on man
>learning this simple truth. Until then, we may see legions of
>Hitlers and bin Ladens trying to insist that evil acts are
> The logic is quite irrefutable, as an academic exercise, but it has
>broad practical applications also. In essence, to suppose that there
>is any other power than God, or good, can only be that, a
>suppostition, if you allow that God is indeed omnipotent. If you act
>on a suppostition, you are on shaky ground, perhaps the sandy soil
>that Jesus talked about building upon. If you act on the other
>premise, which you accept as the truth, then you are building on a
>solid foundation, again, perhaps the rock Jesus talked about. If it
>is the truth, then it is absolutely irrefutable, and it is a solid,
>secure rock, or foundation. The difficulty lies in how one decides
>this. That, I will leave up to you.
> Stuart Kirkley
Walt Hicks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In any consistent theory, there must
exist true but not provable statements.
You can only find the truth with logic
If you have already found the truth
without it. (G.K. Chesterton)
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