Christianity What About the Other Stuff

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<ul><li><p>8/13/2019 Christianity What About the Other Stuff</p><p> 1/3</p><p>Christianity: What About The Other</p><p>Stuff?</p><p>This post is an accumulation of various things that were found researching other posts.</p><p>Many of the ideas of Christianity are heard frequently. It seemed interesting to look at aspects</p><p>of Christianity that are not as common, or the "other stuff."</p><p>The author found these things interesting and you might, also.</p><p>Random Concepts, Christianity</p><p>1. The phrase "God helps those who help themselves" is not found</p><p>directly in the Bible.</p><p>The idea is implicit but the exact phrase is not found in the Bible. If you make bad choices in</p><p>the life due to free will there are consequences. The phrase "Cleanliness is next to Godliness" is</p><p>also not found directly in the Bible.</p><p>2. Jesus death saves you from evil, but in the next world.</p><p>People say Jesus died to overcome things such as sickness and death. This is true, but does</p><p>not necessarily apply to this world. In this world there is sickness and death.</p><p>3. "God does not give you more than you can bear" is found in the</p><p>Bible.</p><p>This depends how it is interpreted. Some think the verse only applies to temptation (not the</p><p>situation). The verse is:</p><p>God is faithful; He will not suffer you to be tempted beyond that which ye are able to bear,</p><p>but with the temptation will also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.</p><p>- 1 Corinthians 1:13</p><p>4. The word "Christ" translated does not been a divine being.</p><p>The Greek word Christos means "Anointed, chosen." Many ancient people, such as Priests,</p><p>had the title "Christos" after being anointed with oil.</p></li><li><p>8/13/2019 Christianity What About the Other Stuff</p><p> 2/3</p></li><li><p>8/13/2019 Christianity What About the Other Stuff</p><p> 3/3</p><p>Similarly, Jesus defeated Satan by the Cross and his Resurrection. The war against evil is not</p><p>technically "over" until the Second Coming Of Jesus. However, that is only a matter of time.</p><p>Do you agree with these statements?</p><p>For further reading, you might also be interested in:</p><p></p><p>Everyday "Myths" Of The Christian Religion</p>;postID=2430524058477013211;onPublishedMenu=allposts;onClosedMenu=allposts;postNum=48;src=link;sa=D&amp;sntz=1&amp;usg=AFQjCNH7k4hSst1eLfO_VCETRObzIBZbDw</li></ul>