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Christians keep telling me Jesus paid the ultimate price and, by virtue of doing so, gave everything he could for us. →

itschildoftheonetrueking:

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itschildoftheonetrueking:

goodreasonnews:

Neither is true, even if you accept the Bible story and the existence of a god as true (which I don’t, but as I said, that’s beside the point.)

Jesus sacrificed nothing. According to the Bible, he clearly had supernatural powers, was clearly in touch with his deadbeat biological father, God aka…

Have you ever been crucified? (Note: I haven’t, but I’ve read a lot on crucifixion)

No, but I’m also not a god (I’m admitting this against the advice of Winston Zedemore).

Well the word “crucified” is also where we get the word “excruciating”. Death by crucifixion was the worst form of torture invented in that time. Just to give you an idea of how painful it is. 

Right, sounds downright deadly…for people. Of course, for god’s it must be a different scale, right?

I will admit, I’m not God either (surprise surprise), but I do have the Bible, which is evidence to how Jesus felt during this time. 

Since I began this with the premise “if the Bible is true” (which it is not), I’ll grant you this.

According to Luke 22, Jesus did not want to die:

[Luk 22:39-45 ESV] 39 And he came out and went, as was his custom, to the Mount of Olives, and the disciples followed him. 40 And when he came to the place, he said to them, “Pray that you may not enter into temptation.” 41 And he withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, and knelt down and prayed, 42 saying, “Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done.” 43 And there appeared to him an angel from heaven, strengthening him. 44 And being in an agony he prayed more earnestly; and his sweat became like great drops of blood falling down to the ground. 45 And when he rose from prayer, he came to the disciples and found them sleeping for sorrow,

This is the evidence that I can present regarding the sacrifice that God made. 

So you’re telling me that Jesus suffered, for a few days (in the grand scheme of eternity that seems like nothing) and that his real concern was that he was afraid to die, which he didn’t. Not only didn’t he die (since he has eternal life, right?) but he’s basically like the king of heaven, right? Heaven! Unlimited waterslides and blueberry pancakes that don’t make you gain any weight. What was he so afraid of? What did he sacrifice? What did he lose for our gain? He didn’t lose his life, according to the Bible he rose from the dead. Essentially he is still alive in an even better place. What was he holding onto here? He had no girlfriend, no pancakes and hardly any shoes. He made it to 33 which is about six or seven years shy of the life expectancy at the time.

Note: I am beginning to think that it wasn’t a sacrifice for God, per say, but more of a sacrifice on our behalf.

This isn’t even really my point, but I get where you’re going with it. What you’re driving at here is that the mechanism of a sacrifice to God doesn’t make sense as a means to make souls live forever, the causal relationship isn’t there.

However, my question is, what is even the sacrifice. Here’s a sacrifice: Man pushes child away from oncoming car only to be hit himself and die. Or, on a lighter note, the batter hits a fly ball deep enough for the runner on third to tag up and score. That’s a sacrifice fly. In both cases, the actor lost something they can never get back. The runner can’t get to first and the man can’t be unhit by the car. But Jesus was unkilled when he rose from the dead. So what’s the sacrifice?

Like in the OT, the Israelites would make sacrifices for their sin, and Jesus is called the Lamb, which is an animal the Israelites would sacrifice. I just thought of this, so I need to do more research and stuff. 

Good luck, there’s lots of interesting sources out there.

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In addition to not knowing how old the planet is, Marco Rubio also doesn’t know anything about Climate change

(A field he believes is investigated by meteorologists.)

And there is the GOP’s idea of a ‘reasonable candidate.’

Hillary, start measuring the curtains.

Fox's Allen West: "Fishy" Focus On Boko Haram Is Meant To Distract From Benghazi | Blog | Media Matters for America →

National embarrassment Allen West thinks the boko haram kidnappings is the work of US President Barak Obama.

From now on, when conservatives talk about this idiot, link them to this.

Christians keep telling me Jesus paid the ultimate price and, by virtue of doing so, gave everything he could for us. →

itschildoftheonetrueking:

goodreasonnews:

Neither is true, even if you accept the Bible story and the existence of a god as true (which I don’t, but as I said, that’s beside the point.)

Jesus sacrificed nothing. According to the Bible, he clearly had supernatural powers, was clearly in touch with his deadbeat biological father, God aka…

Have you ever been crucified? (Note: I haven’t, but I’ve read a lot on crucifixion)

No, but I’m also not a god (I’m admitting this against the advice of Winston Zedemore).

Source : goodreasonnews

Christians keep telling me Jesus paid the ultimate price and, by virtue of doing so, gave everything he could for us.

Neither is true, even if you accept the Bible story and the existence of a god as true (which I don’t, but as I said, that’s beside the point.)

Jesus sacrificed nothing. According to the Bible, he clearly had supernatural powers, was clearly in touch with his deadbeat biological father, God aka Yahweh, and he clearly knew what was going to happen to him (both that he’s be crucified as he’d rise from the dead).

So, where’s the sacrifice? Was it the shitty weekend he had to spend dying out of his physical form which he knew was going to die anyway? I mean, we’re all gonna die, we all know it, but if someone offered you the chance to live forever and a host of other benefits (free wine, get a lot of worship, statues, etc) and you knew it was real, would complying with the one request, to suffer for a weekend, be a real sacrifice?

To the extent you can call it a sacrifice at all, can it really be called ‘the ultimate price?’ Wouldn’t the ultimate price be if he made a lasting decision that would be eternally detrimental to him, but eternally beneficial to us?

How, if he got to have eternal life in heaven and all that good stuff, has he sacrificed everything? He still has things! If you sacrifice everything it just follows logically that you have nothing, not eternal life, not a seat next to your father in his office, not millions of followers, not a dime.

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I’m a little skeptical this will be any good, after all it is run by David Silverman. But, who knows, maybe I’ll take Good Reason News to the small streaming screen.

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Egypt uncovers Simpsons conspiracy to destabilize the Arab world · Newswire · The A.V. Club →

Egyptian TV thinks the Simpsons indicates an international conspiracy to overthrow their government, 13 years in the making.

Watch the video, she’s like the Alex Jones of Egypt. (Needless to say, she actually seems a little better informed that Alex Jones. I say ‘needless to say’ because just by virtue of being another person she’s necessarily better informed than Alex Jones: the dumbest jackass in the world.)


Want an exorcism over Twitter? Why not ask this smooth-brained dingbat? He’s internet exorcist Pastor Chris Ward and you can tweet him here. Or, you can just admire his posts about how “Obama is the father of modern racism” or the ones where he celebrates teachers (who he calls liberal-evolutionary-secular-atheistic) losing their jobs. Real class act.

Clinic counselor's abortion video goes viral →

This woman is being called a murderer, a psycho, a shit, and an executioner in the story’s comments section on the USAToday.

Tumblr, reverse this trend. Get on the USAToday site and support this brave decision