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why faith fails
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why faith fails
This video is spawn from the subject matter discussed in the last. It has to do with why faith fails/why God does not answer prayer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rn7qrbY2x54&t=24s
1Thess 5:21 Question all things and hold on to what is good.
That doesn't mean question just the questionable, it also means that we should question the foundational. If you have a biblically based question you'd rather not openly discuss i am happy to receive any PM's Semi-discreetly, or Email [email protected]

A/S/K= ask, seek, knock. As outlined in luke 11:5-13

Semi-discreetly= will never share details openly with anyone, but may remind you that I am not speaking out of a vaccum but rather that you may have shared some personal info with me 8+ years ago Dodgy 
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#2
RE: why faith fails
Why doesn't God answer prayers?


For the same reason that leprechauns don't hand out gold at the end of a rainbow...
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RE: why faith fails
(January 15, 2020 at 3:02 pm)Drich Wrote: This video is spawn from the subject matter discussed in the last. It has to do with why faith fails/why God does not answer prayer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rn7qrbY2x54&t=24s

Because it's fantasy. The expectation of an answer is delusional.

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RE: why faith fails
Bich need a restraining order, he has to keep at least 500 yards from reality.
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RE: why faith fails
I would rather learn how is babby formed.
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Faith fails because, after the big bang, there weren't enough atoms left over to form magical nonsense.
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RE: why faith fails
(January 15, 2020 at 3:06 pm)onlinebiker Wrote: Why doesn't God answer prayers?


For the same reason that leprechauns don't hand out gold at the end of a rainbow...
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ironically you are right here.

In that like the idea leprechauns hand out gold at the end of the rainbow, people create their own lore based on tradition, and the canonical view gets lost. If you are trading good deeds for answered prayers, then why would the God of the bible who said he does not do this honor your own construct?

like wise if there were  leprechauns they would not be handing out gold at the end of rainbows. Why? because according to canonical lore they hid their gold at the end of rainbows not hand gold out. They mended shoes and granted 3 wishes if you caught one. that's it.

So yes again thanks for giving a personal example of how unmet expectations often have to do with your perception on how things work verse how things work.

(January 15, 2020 at 3:12 pm)brewer Wrote:
(January 15, 2020 at 3:02 pm)Drich Wrote: This video is spawn from the subject matter discussed in the last. It has to do with why faith fails/why God does not answer prayer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rn7qrbY2x54&t=24s

Because it's fantasy. The expectation of an answer is delusional.

says someone representing 2.4% of the world, based on his own empty life experience.

Maybe you are the one doing something wrong

(January 15, 2020 at 4:18 pm)Rhizomorph13 Wrote: I would rather learn how is babby formed.

how are babbys formed??? I tried googling them but kept coming up with babies/baby..

(January 15, 2020 at 4:22 pm)no one Wrote: Faith fails because, after the big bang, there weren't enough atoms left over to form magical nonsense.

close after the big bang and the whole of evolution/dragons running the planet, monkeys morphing into men, magical global heating and cooling that can only be fixed by a tax on all energy usage, I would say most of you do not even have the faith of a mustard seed left in you given the expenditure of faith you have already demonstrated trying to hide from God.
1Thess 5:21 Question all things and hold on to what is good.
That doesn't mean question just the questionable, it also means that we should question the foundational. If you have a biblically based question you'd rather not openly discuss i am happy to receive any PM's Semi-discreetly, or Email [email protected]

A/S/K= ask, seek, knock. As outlined in luke 11:5-13

Semi-discreetly= will never share details openly with anyone, but may remind you that I am not speaking out of a vaccum but rather that you may have shared some personal info with me 8+ years ago Dodgy 
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RE: why faith fails
(January 15, 2020 at 3:02 pm)Drich Wrote: This video is spawn from the subject matter discussed in the last. It has to do with why faith fails/why God does not answer prayer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rn7qrbY2x54&t=24s

God does not answer prayers because fictional beings do not exist. Prayer is merely someone talking to themselves hoping a super hero exists.
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RE: why faith fails
(January 15, 2020 at 4:53 pm)Drich Wrote:
(January 15, 2020 at 3:12 pm)brewer Wrote: Because it's fantasy. The expectation of an answer is delusional.

says someone representing 2.4% of the world, based on his own empty life experience.

Maybe you are the one doing something wrong


Says the guy who has been guilty of every fallacy there is (this is an obvious ad populum), and actually believes he's the rational one.

At one time, the vast majority of humanity believed the earth was flat, the sun orbited the earth, disease was caused by demons, etc, etc. How did all that work out for the 'majority'?

Quote:close after the big bang and the whole of evolution/dragons running the planet, monkeys morphing into men, magical global heating and cooling that can only be fixed by a tax on all energy usage, I would say most of you do not even have the faith of a mustard seed left in you given the expenditure of faith you have already demonstrated trying to hide from God.

I actually thought you were smart enough to accept the observable fact of evolution and climate change. I must have been mistaking you for an intelligent theist.

You'd believe if you just opened your heart" is a terrible argument for religion. It's basically saying, "If you bias yourself enough, you can convince yourself that this is true." If religion were true, people wouldn't need faith to believe it -- it would be supported by good evidence.
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RE: why faith fails
If by 2.4% of the world Drich means percentage of the world's population that is atheist; he seems to be making a point that being a minority somehow makes us wrong. That isn't true, which is good for him, because the percentage of the world's population that is Christian is 29.81%; also a minority. But it's argument ad populum anyway, which means it really doesn't have anything to do with whether we're right or not.
I'm not anti-Christian. I'm anti-stupid.
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