My article just got published and as I thought, expected some hogwash was abound, esp from a certain Bruno, and I quote, my reply in bold:
“There are nuts everywhere. There's nothing anybody can do about it. - funny how most of the nuts are followers of the Jewish faith, followers of the Christian faith and followers of the Muslim faith. One rarely reads about anybody else strapping a bomb on themselves to blow somebody to smithereens.
No accountability or responsibility for wrongs? You couldn't be more wrong. The scriptures are full of examples of God executing judgement on wrong doers. Ask the atheists. They quite like quoting those verses. – no, they just pass the buck. Like I said, when caught sinning/breaking the law the first thing they do is crying that the devil made them do it. Or even worse, their book of faith said it was okay to do so.
A point to remember - God requires mercy before He executes justice - witness Jesus forgiving the woman caught in adultery and admonishing her "to sin no more" – yes, but what about the man? Is he above that because he is a man? How is it that you may offer you daughter/wife up to be raped, but not the men in the house?
We have free will. Deal with it. I know of no one walking around as controlled robots. Please note that in the exercise of free will someone will hurt someone else, someone will be a blessing to someone else. – I have no problem with free will. My problem is the fact that a child have no free will when he/she gets raped/abused by an adult. He/she never made the choice to be raped. And remember that God promised that no harm must come to children, or does this only apply to certain children?
When God chooses to intervene is usually when a believer has great faith in Him. It's called a miracle. Outside of that - natural consequences follow a natural cause. – once again, a baby of 3 months old gets raped, why does God not intervene? Or are babies fair game because they don’t believe enough?
Just like Jesus did not condemn anyone while He walked the earth, no one has got any business condemning you. – true, but that doesn’t stop his followers to condemn you. My uncle is a pastor in a church. An unmarried couple got pregnant, he was one of the first in their congregation to condemn them, as they have sinned, but a few months later his own son made his girlfriend pregnant, and instead of condemning his son and his girlfriend, he forgave them, encouraged everybody else to forgive them, as they are only human. So the followers’ condemning and forgiveness seem to be inconsistent?
Good day to you Ma'am”
And then there was the screaming and ranting of a certain Paul de Villiers, and I quote:
Fake Profile!! This "person" activity here on NEWS24
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Sure you're NOT a atheist YET, lol, pull the other leg!!”
Yes, Einstein, this was my first article, one usually begin with the first article, and then the rest usually follows. When you so eloquently started screaming that this is a fake profile, it was because you have no life and appointed yourself as “The Fake Profile Police”. I have no interest in posting a photo of myself, and will only use my Face Book account for posting comments/articles. Unlike you, I do have a live and don’t live through the social network. Maybe you should try checking your grammar and spelling first, before trying to police someone else – it’s “an atheist” not “a atheist”. Also please tell me, which leg must I pull, because if it’s your third leg I’m not interested in playing ‘Where’s Waldo?” with you.
And why should we not start demanding results for a change? Why must we always wait and wait for some good news? What I’ve prayed for wasn’t earth shattering, just small requests, but those God could not be bothered to help me with those. My life hasn’t gone to crap since I started asking questions, but long before that, it’s been crap since I was born. So how much faith is enough for intervention and a little grace? Just give me an honest, no bullsh*t answer regarding crimes committed against children, why does a loving God allow these atrocities to be committed against a child, without trying to pull the wool over our eyes of “free will” and the usual song and dance.
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