Re: Taking responsibility

From: Michael Roberts <michael.andrea.r@ukonline.co.uk>
Date: Fri Apr 01 2005 - 14:16:52 EST

Herman asks, "What do you mean by literal?"
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steven Carr" <Steven@bowness.demon.co.uk>
To: <asa@calvin.edu>
Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 7:57 PM
Subject: Re: Taking responsibility

> In message <014f01c536eb$2f75f040$44f3cdd9@D9D1ZJ1J>, Michael Roberts
> <michael.andrea.r@ukonline.co.uk> writes
>>I am going to Grasmere tomorrow past Rydal church where WWordsworth was
>>churchwarden. Now tell me what was the tune that Wordsworth's daffodils
>>were
>>dancing to and also were dancing to when I cycled past loads of dafs in
>>the
>>Lakes on Tuesday?
>>Have you ever heard of Hermann Neutics? He has a lot to say about reading
>>any kind of literature
>>
>>Michael who is not to be taken literally!
>
> CARR
> So you don't think Jesus really should be taken literally when he said
> that 'Yes, I tell you, this generation will be held responsible for it
> all.'?
>
> (BTW, I don't take the New Testament literally)
>
>
>
>
> CARR
>>> Luke 11
>>> 50 Therefore this generation will be held responsible for the blood of
>>> all the prophets that has been shed since the beginning of the world,
>>> from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who was killed between
>>> the altar and the sanctuary.
>>Yes, I tell you, this generation will be
>>> held responsible for it all.
>
>>> Why should Jesus hold people responsible for a murder which happened
>>> before any of them were born, especially if Abel never existed?
>
> --
> Steven Carr
>
Received on Fri Apr 1 14:18:10 2005

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