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zbdent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-16-09 06:32 AM
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32. yeah, but what shape will it be in after the bullies and the sleazebags are done with
"the earth"?

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  -How do you interpret this quote from the New Testament? ZombieHorde  Oct-15-09 09:44 PM   #0 
  - It's obvious proof that the Bible is flawed.  SidneyCarton   Oct-15-09 09:46 PM   #1 
  - People who never get a break will get it all in the end. n/t  madeline_con   Oct-15-09 09:46 PM   #2 
  - "all in the end." Do you mean the afterlife?  ZombieHorde   Oct-15-09 09:47 PM   #3 
     - Isn't there supposed to be a "New Heaven" and "New Earth"?  madeline_con   Oct-15-09 09:52 PM   #7 
     - I don't know if there is supposed to be a "New Heaven" and a "New Earth". nt  ZombieHorde   Oct-15-09 09:54 PM   #9 
     - Link  madeline_con   Oct-15-09 10:10 PM   #12 
        - If the earth in "Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth." is the New Earth,  ZombieHorde   Oct-15-09 10:20 PM   #15 
        - I don't claim to be an expert.  madeline_con   Oct-15-09 10:31 PM   #20 
           - I understand. Thanks for the link and discussion. nt  ZombieHorde   Oct-15-09 10:32 PM   #22 
        - The Rapture came and gone in 70 AD  FreakinDJ   Oct-15-09 10:21 PM   #16 
           - Fun link. nt  ZombieHorde   Oct-15-09 10:27 PM   #19 
           - yup, that is the Lutheran view.  iris27   Oct-15-09 10:48 PM   #24 
     - Well, there are groups who believe the rapture will take them out of  iris27   Oct-15-09 10:50 PM   #25 
     - Do they really want to inherit the earth?  LiberalFighter   Oct-17-09 01:50 PM   #47 
        - I don't know, but if the words attributed to JC are correct, they will. nt  ZombieHorde   Oct-19-09 07:39 PM   #48 
  - Injunction not to harbour hostility, to turn the other cheek, and forgive enemies.  snagglepuss   Oct-15-09 09:49 PM   #4 
  - What do you think "inherit the earth" means?  ZombieHorde   Oct-15-09 09:51 PM   #6 
     - I don't know what inherit the earth means. What I find very interesting is  snagglepuss   Oct-15-09 11:05 PM   #26 
  - Patience is a virtue. nt  rrneck   Oct-15-09 09:50 PM   #5 
  - What do you think "inherit the earth" means?  ZombieHorde   Oct-15-09 09:53 PM   #8 
     - If I recall  rrneck   Oct-15-09 10:36 PM   #23 
  - God hates greed. The love of money is the root of all evil.  Ruby the Liberal   Oct-15-09 09:59 PM   #10 
  - What do you think "inherit the earth" means?  ZombieHorde   Oct-15-09 10:01 PM   #11 
     - I think it means that cosmic justice is coming.  Ruby the Liberal   Oct-15-09 10:16 PM   #13 
     - So, all of the non-meek people will go away, and only meek people will remain?  ZombieHorde   Oct-15-09 10:23 PM   #17 
     - Only if they probate the will  safeinOhio   Oct-15-09 10:17 PM   #14 
     - Meek: Enduring injury with patience and without resentment  Sinti   Oct-15-09 10:24 PM   #18 
     - That is not how the world works, but that could be what the author meant. nt  ZombieHorde   Oct-15-09 10:31 PM   #21 
     - merely this...  Deep13   Oct-16-09 09:55 AM   #35 
  - All the bold alpha people will kill each other off...  dbonds   Oct-15-09 11:09 PM   #27 
  - I looked up the passage in "The Message"  LuvNewcastle   Oct-15-09 11:12 PM   #28 
  - That's an interesting thought ...  Nihil   Oct-16-09 07:06 AM   #33 
  - Seems more like some liberty has been taken with the passage to make it sound Buddhist. nt  ZombieHorde   Oct-16-09 12:31 PM   #41 
  - A new definition for the words "meek" and "inherit"?  ZombieHorde   Oct-16-09 12:30 PM   #40 
  - All I know is that I've been teaching myself how to make Roquefort  TlalocW   Oct-15-09 11:42 PM   #29 
  - the meek  paulsby   Oct-16-09 12:11 AM   #30 
  - Greedy have shitty end n/t  tama   Oct-16-09 12:20 AM   #31 
  - Do you mean hell? How will the meek inherit the earth? nt  ZombieHorde   Oct-16-09 12:27 PM   #39 
     - What do you mean by hell?  tama   Oct-16-09 01:21 PM   #43 
        - I mean an alternate plane of existence as described in the Holy Bible. nt  ZombieHorde   Oct-16-09 01:27 PM   #45 
  - yeah, but what shape will it be in after the bullies and the sleazebags are done with  zbdent   Oct-16-09 06:32 AM   #32 
  - It's a lie designed to fool people into not overthrowing the rich. nt  Deep13   Oct-16-09 09:51 AM   #34 
  - Wow, that's the most cynical take on the Beatitudes I've seen in a long time. Turns my  54anickel   Oct-16-09 11:11 AM   #36 
     - You know, it could be,  darkstar3   Oct-16-09 12:00 PM   #37 
     - I remember reading somewhere  conscious evolution   Oct-16-09 05:56 PM   #46 
     - That seems to be the lesson C-Street has taken.  Deep13   Oct-16-09 12:26 PM   #38 
        - Yes, that very well could be "The Family's" interpretation. nt  ZombieHorde   Oct-16-09 12:33 PM   #42 
           - no doubt. nt  Deep13   Oct-16-09 01:22 PM   #44 
  - The word "meek" in King James has an obsolete meaning: "disciplined" or "tamed"  struggle4progress   Oct-19-09 08:49 PM   #49 
  - Perhaps.  westerebus   Oct-19-09 10:43 PM   #50 
  - You suspect "earth" refers to a portion of earth, such as a country or region?  ZombieHorde   Oct-20-09 01:08 AM   #51 
     - That's my understanding.  westerebus   Oct-20-09 07:57 AM   #53 
  - It's ambiguous. As if we have to supplly the in-depth consideration.  saltpoint   Oct-20-09 05:47 AM   #52 
  - The Greek shall inherit the earth?  deutsey   Oct-28-09 09:32 AM   #54 
 

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