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 No.6640[Reply]

Hello, this thread is for any suggestions or complaints about the moderation. You can also use this as a way to contact the moderation rather than posting elsewhere in the board and simply hoping I will see it.

Board Log: https://8ch.net/log.php?board=christ

Use that link to see what I have been doing and of course feel free to say something if you have concerns.

If you need to contact me outside the board: LoveJesus@8chan.co

Thank you and may God bless.

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 No.17819

>>17818

No, you child. It's your racist pictures that aren't allowed, but like a little kid you keep posting them.




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 No.17471[Reply]

Bible study stream!!

We are starting in ~40ish mins

https://twitch.tv/a7runaway

BO EDIT: Sticky Deserved

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 No.17805

Bible Study ~1 hr 1PM CST (6 PM UTC)

https://twitch.tv/a7runaway

schedule:

Lords Prayer

Exodus 25-26

Four Ways to Savor Jesus More by Desiring God

The Sun Shines Down on Me by Daniel Johnston

Mark 1

Why is Christianity right? by Ravi Zacharias International Ministries

Alison Krauss Lay My Burden Down

Exodus 27-28

Lords Prayer




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 No.15989[Reply]

Post your prayers for other Anons to pray for, if the mods could make this a cycling thread that would be great.

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 No.17773

Don't use this thread for your petty bickering.




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 No.17756[Reply]

https://www.gospelherald.com/articles/71865/20181003/china-rewrite-bible-include-buddhist-teachings-infuse-worship-songs-chinese.htm

China May 'Rewrite' Bible to Include Buddhist Teachings, Infuse Worship Songs with 'Chinese Elements'

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 No.17809

>>17808

>(Rule 7)


 No.17810

>>17809

>>17809

>the kike (BO) is so triggered by echoes he filters them

kek

(Galatians 3:28)

 No.17811

>>17810

Keep your /pol/ shit on /pol/.


 No.17813

>>17810

>>17809

>>17807

>>17801

I am not going to allow /pol/ to see this board as a safe haven. If your opinion is that "everyone who disagrees with me is a Jew", then this is not the board for you. I will not allow racist caricatures of any kind on this board - regardless of the race it represents. If this is not acceptable to you, then there are 17000 boards on this site and I'm sure you can find one accommodating to you.




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 No.16192[Reply]

Post any bans, insight, or exchanges you've had with /christian/ uninspired moderation.

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 No.17694

It's just for the banter


 No.17695

>>17694

in response to >>17687


 No.17698

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>>17687

It's not just /christian/. 9-week bans are the norm.


 No.17712

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>>17698

If anyone remembers/saw my complaints about r/christianity, pic related was what I was talking about.


 No.17804

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Got perma-banned for posting ironically in charity, within the icon thread




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 No.17671[Reply]

Like I hear their arguments, but they seem no matter what in violation of this

Exodus 20

4 “You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. 5 You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me, 6 but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.

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 No.17796

>>17671

>misunderstanding what idolatry means of purpose

>taking the most literal interpretation possible without nuance

Let me guess, you are a protestant…


 No.17797

>>17795

>You have no points

Then you proceed to list the points that I made. You can’t make this stuff up!

>Is my mother an object of faith?

What the fuck are you talking about? Your mother can’t be an “object of faith”, dumbass. An object of faith would be something that you would have to believe in via faith. Also, what difference does it make? As long as you recognize that your mother isn’t a deity, so what?

>doesn’t my mother bestow spiritual gifts?

Depends on what you mean by “bestow spiritual gifts”. Is it gifts that come from the saint themselves or is it a gift that the saints received from God?

>Do I pray to my mother?

Oh boy, here we go with this retarded shit again. How many times do people have to tell you that Marian prayers, and saintly intercession in general, are petitions for the saints to INTERCEDE on their behalf?? In other words, people are asking the saints to pray for them, dumbass. People aren’t praying to the saints as if they were deities. Just look up the Hail Mary if you don’t believe me.

>Do I prostrate myself to the image of my mother?

Fuck if I know. Do you wipe your ass with the image of your mother? AGAIN, what you do to an image shows your disposition towards the image.

>The analogy is irrelevant

Nah, you’re just completely missing the point while trying to make it seem like I don’t know what I’m talking about.

>Yea, nobody worships the image of one whom they do not worship

There you go missing the point again.

>I never said that

But you sure do act like it.

>There is a clear visceral distinction betwePost too long. Click here to view the full text.


 No.17799

>>17797

>An object of faith would be something that you would have to believe in via faith

An object of faith is something you place faith in

>As long as you recognize that your mother isn’t a deity, so what?

You know, if you were in your tent, and you were worshipping an idol of Baal, you wouldn't be able to get away with it by saying "it's ok Moses, I recognize it isn't a deity"

>Is it gifts that come from the saint themselves or is it a gift that the saints received from God?

The point is moot. Does it matter to the pagan why his gods have their powers? No, he just wants their help.

>How many times do people have to tell you that Marian prayers, and saintly intercession in general, are petitions for the saints to INTERCEDE on their behalf?? In other words, people are asking the saints to pray for them, dumbass. People aren’t praying to the saints as if they were deities

<Hail, holy Queen, Mother of mercy, hail, our life, our sweetness and our hope. To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve: to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this vale of tears. Turn then, most gracious Advocate, thine eyes of mercy toward us, and after this our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of thy womb, Jesus, O merciful, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary! Amen.

Need I say more?

>You should try looking up the definition of the words that you use

I know exactly what it means, because I speak the language. You on the otherhand should pay more attention to what I say, maybe you wouldn't need to run off to a dictionary then

>Sir, I think you ought to know that your emotions and instincts mean fuck-all in a theological discussion

The 'viscera' refers to the organs in the abdomen called intestines. It means, therefore, 'gut'. In reference to logic, knowledge and communication, the term visceral literally means 'gut feeling', i.e. something which is known without being spoken. Hence I used it as opposed to rational, whicPost too long. Click here to view the full text.


 No.17802

>>17799

>comparing an image of Baal to images of Jesus, Mary, and the saints

>it’s idolatry even when the object of intercession isn’t a deity or is clearly viewed as beneath God :DDD

>Y-You’re worshipping the image when though you know that the image isn’t the actual person or that the image has no power in and of itself. God doesn’t care if you are simply using the image as a visual aid; he is just mad that you’re projecting what you would do to the person that is represented by the image. By that logic, I can wipe my ass with a picture of Jesus because it’s just an image, guise :DDD. Who cares about complex symbolic relationships in the human mind that God gave us herp derp derp

>the hail holy queen is idolatrous because it sounds too flowery, but fails to realize that it is merely a poetic way of asking Mary to pray for us

>failed to quote what I actually told him to look up

>I-I just feel that it’s wrong, but I can’t explain why

>making assumptions about what I feel

>assuming that I am driven by my feelings

Yeaaaaah, I’m dealing with either a complete retard or a troll. It’s amazing how you don’t even grasp the basic concept of idolatry. An idol is anything that you place above God.

To say that it is idolatry to ask the saints in Heaven to pray for you is the most retarded bullshit I have ever heard on this board. By this logic, you shouldn’t ask ANYONE to pray for you, whether they are in Heaven or on earth. And no, it doesn’t matter if you bow towards them, or burn incense for them.

But whatever. I’m leaving because like I said: you’re either a troll who jusr wants to argue, or you are too stupid to grasp complex theological topics and you can only understand Scripture at face value without an ounce of nuance. I hope to God that you aren’t a clergyman or a teacher of the Bible in any matter.


 No.17806

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 No.16556[Reply]

I was raised as a Protestant (Baptist), and I never really considered either of the other two branches. Which of the three is the most scripturally accurate? Specifically, where is the prayer to apostles rather than to Christ mentioned in the Bible? Sorry if you get this thread all the time, I don't frequent this board often, and I didn't see anything in the catalog.

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 No.16691

Catholics rely more on their purposefully convoluted, Talmud-tier literature than the Bible itself and mentally shit themselves whenever the infallible church does something obviously wrong, Eastern Orthodox are generally bros and better at backing their positions with scripture, while Protestants are a broad spectrum from wacky shit barely recognizable as Christianity to people with top-tier theology but also broken spirits from living so long in cucked nations.


 No.16705

>>16556

>two of these rely on tradition

>which one is more scripturally accurate

I think you know the answer


 No.17544

>>16556

Protestantism is too diverse. Some branches within Protestantism are close to the truth, while others are very far off. Trying to conflate them all serves no purpose but to skew one's image of Protestantism. That being said, none of the major denominations are perfect. I advise you to search the Bible for the validity of every doctrine that you come across. And above all, seek God's will (Matthew 7:7-11, Psalms 145:18).


 No.17782

Is there a version of christianity that prioritizes the Father?


 No.17793

>>17782

Judaism :^)




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 No.17786[Reply]

Tumblr has something against Christianity. Im biblestudy guy and I always post the study schedule and notice on tumblr. This is something I consistently noticed.

 No.17788

mainstream christianity is cancerous


 No.17789

>>17788

Ok butthurt gnostic that has no relation to OP post


 No.17792

>using Tumblr at all

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 No.17775[Reply]

This video covers a lot of those "You are wrong for saying X is sinful you hypocrites"



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 No.16115[Reply]

Questions that don't deserve there own thread.

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 No.17750

File: e007d7291c6d64f⋯.webm (1.91 MB, 1280x720, 16:9, e007d7291c6d64f4d25fbce4a….webm)

who is this girl?


 No.17751

>>17750

Some dumb thot who thinks she knows things, but is going to grow up to be an amoral whore like her mother and her mother before her.


 No.17752

>>17751

t. fat incel


 No.17753

>>17750

You posted it. You tell us who she is.


 No.17754

>>17753

I got it from /b/ I have no idea who she is. I asked there but the poster didn't reply so I am guessing he doesn't know her as well.




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 No.17738[Reply]

Hi so I'm bible study guy, I also host a very small christian discord server. I noticed this board doesn't have a discord connected to It so I was wondering, mods, users. Could I advertise mine, or possibly we could team up and make it the boards discord… I totally understand if you don't wanna do that. I have the same moderation principles as the moderators here all forms of Christianity welcome and differing opinions allowed.

 No.17739

If you want to do a discord, go ahead.


 No.17740

>>17739

Alright, thank you. Well this is my discord link: https://discord.gg/zmxH234


 No.17744

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 No.17745

>>17744

*the video link is a different video




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 No.17464[Reply]

It's high time /christ/ grew up and got itself its own board mascot. Post thoughts/art/ideas

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 No.17645

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>>17636

>>17634

>>17624

>>17540

Seems like a nice idea.

>>17638

Well, shouldn't be to hard.


 No.17669

Removed off topic posts … again.


 No.17724

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>>17638

>are there others

Yes.


 No.17725

>>17469

I agree with this idea. Make them brother and sister to symbolize the sometimes hostile, sometimes friendly nature of posters here. Just like siblings sometimes fight and come back together because they are connected on a deeper level, posters here often disagree, but come back here because of higher reasons.

>>17624

Why the aristocratic clothes though? The nobility of past centuries has always meddled with church and belief to gain power.

A plain working man in modern clothes would reflect the board a lot better in my opinion.


 No.17736

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>>17725

>why aristocratic clothing

Read the thread. Also,

>The nobility of past centuries has always meddled with church and belief to gain power.

This is not entirely true.




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 No.17730[Reply]

some of you tell me whenever I bring up the concept that it is a 'SATANIC' or 'UNGODLY' notion. how can this be the case when several books of the OLD TESTAMENT of the Catholic and Protestant BIBLE are known as 'wisdom' books? would you have us not seek wisdom and not become wise? why do you want everyone to be STUPID like you?

 No.17733

>>17730

Nothing says "good thread" like insulting everyone.




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 No.17714[Reply]

Yeshua is the Messiah. Christianity is a gentile religion, but Yeshua came as the Messiah for Judaism. The only way you can follow him is if you become circumcised and follow the law. Paul was a heretic, he was a self hating Jew. He wrote the whole New Testament. We follow Yeshua not Paul.

Yeshua is the Messiah, not Paul. Yeshua was crucified and died and rose, not Paul. Yeshua is coming back soon to rebuild the holy Temple for the Jewish people and establish world peace.

 No.17715

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 No.17716

>Yeshua

Fuck off, crypto-Jew


 No.17718

MAKING THIS SIMPLE POST WAS DIFFICULT BECAUSE R9K IS ON, TURN IT OFF


 No.17720

>>17718

Maybe you should learn to not post in memes.


 No.17726

>meme

variation of a theme*




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 No.17480[Reply]

Is this completely heretical?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-church_movement

I personally admire its philosophy.

Hard to find much english information on it.

https://www.makuya.org/founder/what-is-the-non-church-movement/

Uchimura Kanzō (内村 鑑三, March 26, 1861 – March 28, 1930) was a Japanese author, Christian evangelist, and the

founder of the Nonchurch Movement (Mukyōkai) of Christianity in the Meiji and Taishō period Japan. He is often

considered to be the most well-known Japanese pre-World War II pacifist.

Dissatisfaction with the mission church, however, led Uchimura and his Japanese supporters to establish an independent

church in Sapporo. This experiment turned out to be a precursor to what is now called the Nonchurch Movement.

Through Clark's teaching and example, this small group believed that they could practice and live an authentic

life of faith without depending on a religious institution or a professional clergy.

His writings in English include: Japan and the Japanese (1894) and How I became a Christian (1895)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uchimura_Kanz%C5%8D

The non-church movement (Japanese: 無教会主義 Hepburn: Mukyōkaishugi) is an indigenous Japanese Christian movement which

was founded by Uchimura Kanzō in 1901. The complete works of Uchimura consist of some 50 volumes: of which, 17 are

primarily biblical studies, 25 are volumes of theological works, and 8 are volumes of diaries and correspondence.

Many of hisPost too long. Click here to view the full text.

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 No.17500

>>17499

>From what you've posted, they seem to be fulfilling this command in their small groups

That command involves liturgy, sacraments, and ordained clergy.


 No.17628

>>17480

> They hold to no liturgy, sacraments, or ordained clergy

> most of the teachers have no formal theological training

> Bible study is performed in small, independent groups led by individual teachers, … and the groups often meet on a weekly basis

Sounds like the early Christians.


 No.17692

>>17480

Sounds like the house church movement in America.


 No.17710

>>17480

"Most theologians admit that to eliminate anthropomorphism suggests that anthropomorphism is more even than its matrix. Rather, religion looks like anthropomorphism, part and parcel." Stewart Guthrie, Faces in the Clouds: A New Theory of Religion (New York: Oxford University Press, 1996), p. 185.


 No.17722

>>17710

hmm could you explain how that applies to op post? im not seeing it sorry




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