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Is man the potter and God's words the clay?

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by Carico, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. Carico

    Carico New Member

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    More than any other justification for the division among Christians I hear, "that's your interpretation" as if it's okay to read the bible differently than others do. :eek: So why do so many "Christians' believe that man is the potter and God's words are the clay that man can mold into whatever he wants them to say?:confused:
     
  2. Johnv

    Johnv New Member

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    I smell a new troll.
     
  3. HankD

    HankD Well-Known Member

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    It started almost 2000 years ago. It's not that "it's okay" but it's just the way it is.

    When I personally say words to the effect "that's your interpretation" I usually say other words to the effect that I understand that point of view but disagree, not that "it's okay".

    So it will be until He returns.


    HankD
     
  4. Winman

    Winman Active Member

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    Why do people wrest the scriptures? They want the scriptures to say what they desire it to say, and not what God is truly saying.

    2 Tim 4:3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
    4 And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.
     
  5. Johnv

    Johnv New Member

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    The OP fails to discern between matters of scriptural absolutes, and matters of scriptural liberty. The OP contends that there there is no such thing as scriptural liberty.
     
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    kyredneck Well-Known Member

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    :applause::thumbsup::laugh:
     
  7. pinoybaptist

    pinoybaptist Active Member

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    I don't think Carico is a troll.

    ps- but then, what do I know, eh ? I'm just a bored ape, 'sall I am.
     
  8. Carico

    Carico New Member

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    Amen. :thumbs:
     
  9. Carico

    Carico New Member

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    Sorry, but God is not divided. So he will not tell one person one thing and another person the opposite because he's not a liar. So there is no such thing as scriptural liberty because God's word is absolute. That means that God is the potter and man is the clay. :thumbs:
     
  10. go2church

    go2church Active Member

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    Well, that's your interpretation of the matter, I don't see it that way
     
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