Sunday, May 27, 2018

The Greater Insult




I've had thoughts about any would be God like this video shows. It displays many things I've thought about including the idea that some religious teachings do not fit the reality of living in a universe with billions and billions of galaxies. I once asked here or elsewhere online, if a God existed, wouldn't he want real loving friends instead of bowing and scraping sycophants? Many people too question hell as the product of a crazed sociopath and not a being that is supposed to be more compassionate, knowing and loving then us.

"God" is this video asks, "Why do you worship someone who tortures people?" In my own conscience I was unable to worship a Being who sent most of humanity to suffer for eternity.

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  1. Therefore I am troubled at his presence: when I consider, I am afraid of him. Job 23:15

    Dear Peeps, i am no Bible expert, but i know this Scripture is not the only one that describes being afraid. But even so, just this one Scripture exposes DarkMatter's agenda as being nothing but whack. Us humans are going to fear something - better that fear be the Lord Jesus, instead of some pseudo-intellectual narc.

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    1. He brings that up in the video, how we are told to be afraid or are supposed to fear God. I question that idea because how can we love someone we are afraid of?

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  2. Is it possible that all this mess comes from confusing/equating the word "fear" with "awe"? Falling down on one's metaphorical knees with awe, in a state of rapture, enlightenment, overwhelmed by infinite love and wonder while downloading the mysteries of the universe seems an appropriate response to All That Is. But fear, seriously?! Is this confusion between fear and awe a mistranslation of Aramaic or an intentional misinterpretation to keep the slaves in line?

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    1. The Bible says fear multiple times. Even looking up the greek and hebrew it translates to Fear first though awe and respect is mentioned.



      Unchecked Copy Box Deu 5:29
      O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!

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      Unchecked Copy Box Deu 6:2
      That thou mightest fear the LORD thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged.

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      Unchecked Copy Box Deu 6:13
      Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God, and serve him, and shalt swear by his name.

      The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

      Strong's Number: 3372 Browse Lexicon
      Original Word Word Origin
      ary a primitive root
      Transliterated Word TDNT Entry
      Yare' TWOT - 907,908
      Phonetic Spelling Parts of Speech
      yaw-ray' Verb
      Definition

      to fear, revere, be afraid
      (Qal)
      to fear, be afraid
      to stand in awe of, be awed
      to fear, reverence, honour, respect
      (Niphal)
      to be fearful, be dreadful, be feared
      to cause astonishment and awe, be held in awe
      to inspire reverence or godly fear or awe
      (Piel) to make afraid, terrify
      (TWOT) to shoot, pour


      2Co 7:1
      Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

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      Unchecked Copy Box 2Co 7:15
      And his inward affection is more abundant toward you, whilst he remembereth the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye received him.



      fear

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      φόβος phobos

      Strong's Concordance
      phobos: panic flight, fear, the causing of fear, terror
      Original Word: φόβος, ου, ὁ
      Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
      Transliteration: phobos
      Phonetic Spelling: (fob'-os)
      Short Definition: fear, terror, reverence
      Definition: (a) fear, terror, alarm, (b) the object or cause of fear, (c) reverence, respect.

      Interesting there is a Greek god named Phobos....and a moon out there too.



      trembling

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      τρόμος tromos

      Strong's Concordance
      tromos: trembling, quaking
      Original Word: τρόμος, ου, ὁ
      Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
      Transliteration: tromos
      Phonetic Spelling: (trom'-os)
      Short Definition: a trembling
      Definition: a trembling, quaking, fear.
      HELPS Word-studies

      Cognate: 5156 trómos – trembling (shaking) caused by great fear. See 5141 (tremō).

      The Awe thing in these definitions seems like an after thought. Think about it, isn't it a human construct to want to FEAR a god? Since human authority has been managed by fear and control, the ants don't fear us, and neither are they beholding us with awe.

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  3. Thanks for your scholarship, Peep! My theory was incorrect and learning so rips apart the last shred of sentiment I may have had for judeo/christian religion. It helps to see the facts - your research. We were programmed to be cringing slaves from the jump!

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    1. Thanks anon. :) I learned how to look up greek and hebrew on bible websites years ago, I got DEEP into the bible and bible study. Don't forget this same God in the OT orders the killing of endless people. If us humans are afraid of it, well we were programmed to be! I agree about being programmed to be cringing slaves. Look how religion is used now in America, the majority of the evangelical world helps out oppression on multiple levels.

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