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Published: Monday, Sept. 23 2013 8:20 p.m. MDT

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george of the jungle
goshen, UT

So this is the alternative to the alternative.

sharrona
layton, UT

RE:1.96 Standard Deviations, Jeremiah 1:5? God knew Jeremiah before his birth; nowhere does it intimate that Jeremiah knew God. If God is omniscient (all-knowing) and sovereign, we would expect Him to know Jeremiah.

Where does this teaching of preexistence come from? “Before time began the soul was without a body, an archetype, the heavenly man pure in spirit in paradise, yet longing after the archetype, God. Some of the pure spirits descended into bodies and lost their purity” (Plato and the Stoics philosophy).

Greek philosophy is the origin of this type of philosophy, not the Bible. The Bible teaches in1 Cor. 15:46-47: “However, the spiritual is not first, but the natural; then the spiritual. The first man is from the earth, earthy; the second is man is from heaven.” Natural man 1st then the spiritual man refutes pre-existence.

RE: Twin Lights,Tertullian(150 A.D.), well prior to the council of Nicea, taught Trinitarian theology . "three Persons, one Substance" from the Greek, Heb 1:3, Hypostasis=substance, real being.

Spider Rico
Greeley, CO

Formed by standup comedians. LOL

skeptic
Phoenix, AZ

One of the major tenants of support for Atheism thought is that life has no purpose. (It just comes and goes). Perhaps, in defense of Mormonism is that Mormonism has a defined doctrine of purpose of man's life: (To receive a mortal body.) I think Mormonism may be the only religion that has a real definite defined purpose for life. If I am mistaken I hope I will be corrected. It is good to learn.

sukiyhtaky
us, CA

Maybe now instead of whining and complaining we will get some humanitarian efforts and donations out of them.

sukiyhtaky
us, CA

I have long called for atheists to stop hating on Christians and organized religion and start grouping together in communities to reflect their versions of service and civility to their own members as Christians do. Instead of sitting together on Sunday and vilifying Christians and mocking their beliefs, lets hope they will start planning visits to the elderly, taking food to the homeless and needy, mentoring families who have lost their way, responding in times of disaster with volunteer help. I read of a man back east who suffered losses in Sandy who refused to allow a group of LDS kids to clean up his front lawn as they worked their way down a street and then later was seen griping to the media that he could get no help from anyone. You have to feel sorry for a person or belief system that is so filled with hate. Sadly for him, there were no groups of atheists making the rounds to help strangers in need or to at least check on members with similar belief systems.

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