Apples and Oranges
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26-04-2012, 08:17 PM
RE: Apples and Oranges
(26-04-2012 07:55 AM)kingschosen Wrote:  
(25-04-2012 08:17 PM)earmuffs Wrote:  That's cheating isn't it? "certain parts of the bible". I was under the impression it was accept the whole thing, that includes a giant flood, a giant, human kind is just on one big time out after eating an apple etc..., or go home sort of book.
Well no, you misunderstand. I was trying to find a reason as to why I converted and started believing in a God by no choice of my own. I searched other religions and couldn't find the answer. It wasn't until I read parts of the New Testament that explained the concept of predestination to me. It's not that I'm picking and choosing parts of the Bible, it's that I used parts of the Bible to explain what had happened to me.

And Erxomai, I don't don't gymnastics. My interpretations are very grounded, logical, and reconciled.

So you just kept reading until you found something that fitted into your already preconceived notions?
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