1) Why Won’t God Heal Amputees?
Now I see you have directed your question to a very specific topic. You chose the topic “amputees” because if you just said “Why Won’t God Heal?” well, there have been many instances where people have been healed physically by the Glory of God. (
) However, since you have narrowed it down, I will take the time to ask you a few questions as well. First of all, you must be pretty popular, if you know EVERY single amputee in the world, to know that NO person that is an amputee has been healed, ever. But let’s say you did, and no one has been healed. It says in the bible (and yes I’m using the bible, it is God’s word, so why not use it as my proof?) anyways, it says: God will change us from the inside out: Romans 8:28 “And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. Also, if you happen to come across a Christian who is an amputee (guaranteed there is one out there) you will realize that true Joy does not come from our physical being, it comes from salvation in Christ and realizing He loves us, and that living our life for Him is the only thing that matters, and they will still follow Him, because, if he doesn’t heal them, then there is a reason that they are in that condition in the first place. And you are being pretty prejudiced if you are thinking that any one who is an amputee doesn’t live a good life. You obviously don’t realize that there are nice people in the world, unlike you. There are people who, yes I know it’s shocking, will love someone even if they aren’t perfect. Oooh, that’s hard to believe, isn’t it? If there is an amputee who isn’t a Christian, or who is like you, they are probably blaming God for their condition and that’s why they believe that there can’t be a God, because God wouldn’t do something like that. But, aha, God wants you to find love and happiness within Him, not within yourself. So it’s hard to be happy as an amputee when you think that God hates you and that is why he won’t heal you. But I can bet that if any amputee fully surrendered their life to Christ and lived for Him, that they would be fully satisfied with the way they are, knowing that if Jesus loves them, nothing else matters. In Your video you say: Amputees get no miracles from God. Umm, before you make a statement like that, and before you pretend that that is a fact, you should go traveling around the world and ask every single person who is an amputee all around the world, if God hasn’t changed their lives, or if they suffer every day because of their condition. If you do that, I will guarantee you that there is at least 1 person out of the 6 billion people in the world that will say Jesus loves them, and that’s all they need to be happy and live a true fulfilled life. You also say in your video: You know that God completely ignores amputees when they pray for miracles. Well…. How do you know that? Have you again met every single amputee in the world and has every single one said that God hasn’t answered their prayers?? Wow, you are popular. And just so you know, just because He doesn’t heal their physical body, doesn’t mean he hasn’t healed them on the inside. And it doesn’t mean He hasn’t answered their prayers, so what if their legs don’t work. They’re still people. They are still loved, and they can live completely normal lives full and happy in Christ. Makes sense, doesn’t it? (By the way this isn’t uncomfortable for me at all, because you know I’m right, and so does God.)
2) Why are there so many starving people in our world?
First of all, there are so many starving people in the world because humans are cruel, and they don’t care. You know, we could get the entire population of U.S.A to donate 10 cans of food to any starving place, and they wouldn’t be starving anymore, would they? Nope, but people are dumb, they don’t care, why waste the money and the food, when they won’t have a can of soup for their Saturday night in. Now, assuming that it’s God’s fault, let’s look at a few things, shall we? It says in the bible (hehehe) Matthew 14:13-21 “As soon as Jesus heard the news, he left in a boat to a remote area to be alone. But the crowds heard where he was headed and followed on foot from many towns. Jesus saw the huge crowd as he stepped from the boat, and he had compassion on them and healed their sick. That evening the disciples came to him and said, “This is a remote place, and it’s already getting late. Send the crowds away so they can go to the villages and buy food for themselves.” But Jesus said, “That isn’t necessary - you feed them.” “But we have only five loaves of bread and two fish!” they answered. “Bring them here,” he said. Then he told the people to sit down on the grass. Jesus took the five loaves and two fish, looked up toward heaven, and blessed them. Then, breaking the loaves into pieces, he gave the bread to the disciples, who distributed it to the people. They all ate as much as they wanted, and afterward, the disciples picked up twelve baskets of leftovers. About 5,000 men were fed that day, in addition to all the women and children!”
This passage clearly states that what we truly need is not food, or money, or materialistic things of the world, but if we live in Christ, our needs will be met and we will have everything we need to live well on this Earth. Now you are probably still thinking, well, why hasn’t Christ allowed all the starving people and children in Africa for example to have a surplus of food like the crowd in the bible was? Well because they are being taught by the government, and people like you, that there is no God. So they obviously cannot live their life in Him and have everything they need. But for the kids that are too young to realize that, or make a choice for themselves, God says their suffering will only be short term, until they either find life in Him, or if they die of starvation, God will give them salvation, because suffering on Earth is only to build us stronger. I can guarantee you that there is someone out there in that situation who has Christ in their lives, and they will be okay. Think about that. God loves us, and in Him, we will be happy, and attain everything we need. But without Him, or even when you blame Him for your suffering, He will not help you. He isn’t going to force His way into our lives, or He would have done that a long time ago. You have to let Him in. And you also say in your video: “…while at the same time ignoring the prayers of these desperate, innocent little children.” Umm first of all that’s assuming they’re praying, and second of all, if they are praying, just because they don’t eat huge meals doesn’t mean they will be hungry. And if a child does die, God will love them and take care of them in heaven, also, if they die, their suffering will end, and since they are children God will love them and bring them to heaven with Him. Kids shouldn’t suffer because they are being taught the wrong things.
3) Why does God demand the death of so many innocent people in the bible?
Well ask you can see, if you work on Sunday, you will not be killed. The bible is written in code, so people who are educated in the bible, unlike you obviously, know when it is being literal, and when it is in code. So when it says put to death, it doesn’t mean you will actually literally die if you work on the Sabbath, but if you do, you are disobeying God, He wants you to rest because it is a holy day, that is why people go to church on a Sunday, it is to worship Him and it is a day to be dedicated to Him. So if you work, you are saying you would rather fulfill your duties of the world rather then stay and rest and just live in the Glory of God.
Again, you are taking something that isn’t meant to be taken literal, and putting it in your own thinking. This is a message that is supposed to be for people who disobey God and go against His ways. So the teenager is a metaphor for people like you, and the father/mother are the parents, which mean they are God, because God is the father, and we are His children. So it says The father and mother (God) must take the son (someone who has disobeyed God) to the elders as they hold court at town gate (to be judged on Judgment Day so that God will judge Him personally.) Then it says all of the men of his town must stone Him to death. This means God will send whoever disobeys Him and does not find forgiveness or salvation in Christ will be sent to hell and will spend eternity in suffering. So in this way, it says, you will purge this evil from among you, and all Israel will hear about it and be afraid. (Which means, obey God, or you will suffer in Hell if you do not admit you are a sinner, and you ask Christ to come into your heart and forgive you, and change your ways. And the bible says that to scare people like you, because yes, if you disobey Him, you should be afraid.
Leviticus 20:13 We are designed the way we are for a reason. Woman have a vagina, men have a penis. It’s the way it goes. And God designed it that way so you can have sex and be married and have kids and live a blessed life. But people are so corrupted these days that men actual are attracted to men, and women are attracted to women, and have sex with each other, it obviously doesn’t work. People do this because of their own lust. It’s not out of love. And we are raised in a world where people follow their lust, instead of love. So saying they are going to be put to death, means God will judge them because they are not obeying Him and His law, and they did not ask to be forgiven and changed by Christ, so they will be sent to hell (put to death) and they are guilty of a capital offense (sin.) And if you say : well people can’t help the way they feel, well that’s why they need to ask Christ to come into their lives and change their hearts, and you’d be surprised how fast they would look at each other and go.. ew. What are we doing?
Deuteronomy 22:13-21 This is the same thing over and over again. It is not literal, and if someone is not a virgin before they get married, if they ask Christ to forgive her of her sin, and come into her life, and she promises to stay married to the man for life because that’s what marriage is, it’s a promise, and then she will be forgiven. But if she does not ask for forgiveness from God, then she has willingly disobeyed God, and she will be judged for it.
You say: why would a loving God want us to murder our fellow human beings over such trivial matters? UHH He doesn’t! He will deal with them, it is not our job to judge other people, for: Romans 4:10 “No one is righteous – not even one.” No one has the right to say we are better than any one else, James 2:10 “For the person who keeps all of the laws except one is as guilty as a person who has broken all of God’s laws.” “We are not sinners because we sin, but we sin because we are sinners.” God would forgive you to, but you are blinded by the way of the world, and that is because Satan is the god of this world.
It also says in the bible one of the 10 commandments. You shall not murder. You see, atheists don’t believe the bible because it “contradicts itself.” No, it doesn’t. Anything can contradict itself if you twist the words up a bit. Come on, you have to have some sort of intelligence to read the bible and understand it is in code, and that most of the messages are not taken literally. Some are, but if it contradicts what God said, then it probably isn’t literal.
4) Why does the bible contain so much anti - scientific knowledge?
As an educated (or what you think is educated) atheist you must realize something. I love science, it’s awesome it’s one of my favorite subjects in school. However, here is the deal: 1. the systematic observation of natural events and conditions in order to discover facts about them and to formulate laws and principles based on these facts. 2. The organized body of knowledge that is derived from such observations and that can be verified or tested by further investigation. 3. Any specific branch of this general body of knowledge, such as biology, physics, geology, or astronomy. So you see, you being an atheist, you believe in evolution, and so does the government. So you guys are trying to erase the line. What is the line you say? Well, the line is between evolution and fact. There has never been a time when evolution has been verified or tested and turned out to be true. So it is not science, it is a belief. This comes to the conclusion that evolution is a religion. And don’t deny it. You believe the world started billions of years ago by nothing exploding and creating something… (I can debate you on this later because I love that discussion!) Anyways, so you are trying to say that the bible is anti-scientific. That’s because simple science can’t explain God. This makes it a belief as well. So evolution and creation are belief systems. So the bible isn’t going to use science to proof Him. He doesn’t have to. Your religion is based on your faith. What you BELIEVE.
Not on what you can proof. You can’t proof God’s not real. You just can’t do it. You say God did not create the world in 6 days 6,000 years ago. Okay, well that is your opinion, but don’t turn around and say that the world is Billions of years old and was created by nothing that exploded. You say that the big bang or big crunch (the big bang has been proven wrong, that is a fact) started the world. Umm... yeah, where did all the dirt come from that assisted in the big bang/crunch? Well you say, well I don’t know. Exactly, I say that God has always been there, and you ask me how did God get here? Well I don’t know. So they are both beliefs. Neither of them can be proven; it is based on our belief and our faith. You also say there has never been a worldwide flood that covered Mt. Everest. Well were you there? So that is a belief. You can’t say it is 100% true that it didn’t happen, because you can’t prove it. You can try, but it’s what you believe that it comes down to. Just like when I say that I believe there was a flood about 4,000 years ago, I can’t prove it. But I do have something to back me up. God’s word. What do you have? Your teachers? The government? Your parents? Well how do they know? Jonah did not live inside a fish’s stomach for three days. That’s what you say. Well I say, were you there? Do you know? God did not create Adam from a handful of dust. Were you there? You see, you atheists. Your pretty tricky. You try to sound like you KNOW AS A FACT that the bible is incorrect. No, you believe it is incorrect. You will never prove that it isn’t unless you use lies to do it. Did you know that “If you tell a lie long enough, loud enough and often enough, the people will believe it.” That was said by Adolf Hitler. You are trying to get people to believe what you belief. Now if you said it like this: I don’t think there ever was a worldwide flood that covered Mt. Everest; you are admitting that that is your opinion, because you said “I don’t think.” (Which I would’ve replied to: no, you don’t) But instead, you say it as if you KNOW and you better not challenge me because I know everything. Did you know that the bible says people will be “willingly ignorant?” Well, it’s been right so far. So instead, you say: There has never… Umm, you weren’t there, so you can’t say that, for your information.
5) Why is God such a huge proponent of slavery in the bible?
Sooo, I don’t really understand what you mean by this question, because you kind of sped through it, maybe because it was uncomfortable for you???? ? Anyways, so I will try to “rationalize” what I thought you meant by it.
Again, you’ve taken this pretty literally, so I am going to slow it down for you, and explain it to you, using very small words. First I’m going to give you this video as a reference as to what this verse actually means, because this guy did an awesome job, and I’m really getting tired of explaining things that are so simply to you.
I don’t really understand why you used this verse, because it proves exactly what I’m trying to say. Here, I’ll type it out again, just to make sure this is what you wanted to put down. “Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything you do. Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. Serve them sincerely because of your reverent fear of the Lord. Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. Remember that the Lord will give you inheritance as your reward, and that the Master you are serving is Christ.” HALLELUJAH. AMEN. (By the way, once again, this doesn’t literally mean slaves, it means us, people today, working for their bosses.)
Again, don’t really understand how this is negative; it is just saying WE should obey our bosses, parents, Elders with respect because you should work for people with a good work ethic and sincerely as though you were working for God. ?
1 Peter 2:18
This just means work for your boss with a good attitude, even if he or she is a pig, because God will see your heart and see that you are working as well for your boss as you would for Him and that will make Him very pleased with you!! ?
“And so on”….. Okay?
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