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by Richard11
Sun Jun 29, 2014 4:24 pm
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: Jesus not recognized as the Son of God
Replies: 10
Views: 6536

Jesus not recognized as the Son of God

Can I suggest that the original question appears to assume that the important point of recognizing Jesus as the Son of God is that it affects what happens to us when we die. What if the important bit of recognizing Jesus as the Son of God is that it changes how we live now and that is what God is re...
by Richard11
Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:00 pm
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: women covering heads?
Replies: 23
Views: 14323

women covering heads?

While agreeing that there is an awful lot of culture behind clothing worn (or not worn), isn't the question here really about "what does God command"? And if God does command that women cover their heads in prayer - why? If we look at the "rules" in the Bible they seem to be based on the premise tha...
by Richard11
Sun Nov 17, 2013 10:20 am
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: Baptism or Christening?
Replies: 9
Views: 5144

Baptism or Christening?

Personally I have come to believe that baptism / christening (and indeed all the other sacraments) are all symbols of what we believe. As opposed to having any special "magical" effect. I was once told that a sacrament was a visible sign of an invisible blessing. Now you could take that to mean that...