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  • #46
    Originally posted by KingsGambit View Post
    Actually, I was involved with an online discussion elsewhere on the Internet last night about what an apostle is... in the game show world. There was a question on Jeopardy last night asking which apostle revived Eutychus after he fell out of a window, and another viewer who wasn't that familiar with the Bible expressed confusion because he knew Paul wasn't one of the 12 apostles.
    I'm guessing that no-one said "commissioner."
    sigpic1 Cor 15:34 εκνηψατε δικαιως και μη αμαρτανετε αγνωσιαν γαρ θεου τινες εχουσιν προς εντροπην υμιν λεγω

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    • #47
      Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
      Are you saying that Stephen was stoned?
      You have an apologists hat too? Hooda thunk it?
      sigpic1 Cor 15:34 εκνηψατε δικαιως και μη αμαρτανετε αγνωσιαν γαρ θεου τινες εχουσιν προς εντροπην υμιν λεγω

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      • #48
        Originally posted by tabibito View Post

        You have an apologists hat too? Hooda thunk it?
        I was merely inquiring about the manner in which you implied he was driving

        I'm always still in trouble again

        "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
        "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
        "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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        • #49
          Originally posted by rogue06 View Post

          I was merely inquiring about the manner in which you implied he was driving
          I want to see the authoritative scholarly sources behind this outrageous claim. Author, Title, Publication Date, and page number. And remember - if it doesn't agree with me, your source is invalid.
          sigpic1 Cor 15:34 εκνηψατε δικαιως και μη αμαρτανετε αγνωσιαν γαρ θεου τινες εχουσιν προς εντροπην υμιν λεγω

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          • #50
            In all seriousness, bad driving *is* addressed in the Bible: II Kings 9:20
            "I am not angered that the Moral Majority boys campaign against abortion. I am angry when the same men who say, "Save OUR children" bellow "Build more and bigger bombers." That's right! Blast the children in other nations into eternity, or limbless misery as they lay crippled from "OUR" bombers! This does not jell." - Leonard Ravenhill

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            • #51
              Originally posted by tabibito View Post

              I want to see the authoritative scholarly sources behind this outrageous claim. Author, Title, Publication Date, and page number. And remember - if it doesn't agree with me, your source is invalid.
              First there is this entire seminal paper by Doug Zongker University of Washington, which is supported by numerous academics (partial list)

              So in the immortal words of Voltaire, "So there!"

              I'm always still in trouble again

              "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
              "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
              "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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              • #52
                Q: Who was the shortest man in the Bible?

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                • #53
                  Originally posted by ReformedApologist View Post
                  Q: Who was the shortest man in the Bible?
                  Wasn't that already covered? Bildad the Shoeheight or Knee-high-miah.
                  When I Survey....

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                  • #54
                    Who was the "man attested to you by God with miracles and wonders and signs which God performed through Him"?
                    sigpic1 Cor 15:34 εκνηψατε δικαιως και μη αμαρτανετε αγνωσιαν γαρ θεου τινες εχουσιν προς εντροπην υμιν λεγω

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                    • #55
                      Originally posted by tabibito View Post
                      Who was the "man attested to you by God with miracles and wonders and signs which God performed through Him"?
                      What is Jesus of Nazareth or Jesus the Nazarene?

                      What did they call the storms that hit Crete?

                      I'm always still in trouble again

                      "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                      "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
                      "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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                      • #56
                        Technically, a medicane; but that's a pauline.
                        sigpic1 Cor 15:34 εκνηψατε δικαιως και μη αμαρτανετε αγνωσιαν γαρ θεου τινες εχουσιν προς εντροπην υμιν λεγω

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                        • #57
                          Originally posted by tabibito View Post
                          Technically, a medicane; but that's a pauline.
                          That would be a modern designation.

                          Scripture Verse: Acts 27:14

                          But soon a tempestuous wind, called the northeaster, struck down from the land --ESV


                          But not long after there arose against it a tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon --KJV

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                          Either would have been acceptable.

                          I'm always still in trouble again

                          "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                          "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
                          "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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                          • #58
                            Where does Jesus say Satan's throne is?

                            I'm always still in trouble again

                            "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                            "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
                            "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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                            • #59
                              Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
                              Where does Jesus say Satan's throne is?
                              It was in Pergamum/Pergamos. Rumour has it that it is now in Berlin.
                              sigpic1 Cor 15:34 εκνηψατε δικαιως και μη αμαρτανετε αγνωσιαν γαρ θεου τινες εχουσιν προς εντροπην υμιν λεγω

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                              • #60
                                Originally posted by tabibito View Post

                                It was in Pergamum/Pergamos. Rumour has it that it is now in Berlin.
                                Does the expression "joy stealer" mean anything to you?

                                I'm always still in trouble again

                                "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                                "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
                                "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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