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joris commented on Apply faith in all its forms

You made me laugh and laugh. You have no idea whatsoever who I am and who so many "others" are. what you say about me is poppycock but funny, so funny. I do hope you are an ordained minister of some sort, or at least a minor cleric of the Pharisaical persuasion. I am still laughing…

joris commented on Apply faith in all its forms

leonkaeb: You apparently did not read what I wrote, and so I will post it again. Your view of me is mistaken. Let me clarify. I write a daily religious blog based on the Gospel. Here is the full blog that I posted only part of last week; it offers one of my views of God. I have no idea wh…

joris commented on Apply faith in all its forms

Here is one of my blogs from last week to suggest that you and I do not communicate well:

Two things hard to believe—hard to absorb and live moment to moment. First,. God really is your Father; He likes you, guides you from in your heart and in your life, and challenges you to grow up.…

joris commented on Apply faith in all its forms

You first sentence suggest powerfully that you find time to learn some facts about texts and versions, as it shows a common, and faulty, complaint. 1) There is and never was an "original bible" 2) your second sentence reveals something of he same thing--you are saying what you hear…

joris commented on Apply faith in all its forms

I completely agree with you; thank you for the input. You echo the "god's ways are not our ways,

joris commented on Apply faith in all its forms

You cheer me so much. You and I are not talking the same language. I respect different opinions--including and especially people with strong convictions. and your comment about outrage is astonishing! I find a lot of ignorance in the world today--but because by this time (I am 82), I am lear…

joris commented on Apply faith in all its forms

I do not attack someone like yourself or those who think like you for being stupid. I do not think you are. I respect your sincerity. And I do not claim to be smart, though educated in many languages and other disciplines. And I certain do not hope to change your opinion about the Bible. I d…

joris commented on Apply faith in all its forms

Thank you for the comments; as you know, the more a person learns,s, the more one is made humbly aware of one's own ignorance, shortcomings, and prejudices of blindness. A follower of Jesus with a daily blog that insists on the "family" of God (we are all his Children), I do try …

joris commented on Apply faith in all its forms

Your letter is the funniest thing I have seen for years. Thank you. I have extremely deep personal relationship with my Creator, live appreciate the joy, wonder and beauty of God's gift to us, translate the bible every day (Latin, Greek and Hebrew/Semitic/Aramaic) I have taught Islam (at Wri…

joris commented on Room for both sides

It would be of value--and this is a positive response--to be corrected as to what is for your "incorrect." It would be the very best response to my opening remarks.

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