Is the Temporal Power of the Popes Returning?

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    Strega
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    Those’ll be the ‘unorthodox perspectives’ I was referring to, Robert.

    The aspect of Michael I was pointing out, was his good manners. As far as his beliefs are concerned, everyone’s free to attack them. Or even try to clarify them.

    Michael and I have just discovered we share a disbelief. Neither of us believes in hell, eternal torture or vengeful punishment after death.  I’m quite chuffed about this 🙂

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    jakelafort
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    The chuffing hour and the hurricane power.

    Robert, has the hurricane made much of an impact in your area?

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    michael17
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    Hi Popie, thanks for posting this. I agree that Michael may have some unorthodox perspectives, but he does not insult or mock anyone and never has, in all the years we’ve known him. I respect him for that.

    Sure, I agree he seems like a nice guy. Big deal. Heck I’d bet the Heaven’s Gate people were nice as well. However, the net effect is to cheapen life on this planet with this nonsense. He comes on here calling the Russian murder-pope blasphemous and fails to see it is just yet one more example of his beloved poison fairy tale in action. It is a cult of death, genocide, and persecution.

    Reg is more familiar with where I stand. I am not affiliated  with any organization nor statement of belief, since I have found them all  wanting. They are derivatives of the two horned beast that looked like a lamb but spoke like a dragon thus the spirit of prophecy has called out the Patriarch  2000 years before I mentioned him. Unlike theses organizations, I am not after your money and land nor   will I torture you nor burn you at stake like the inhuman inquisitions nor as Nero giving light to Rome by burning the Martyrs on Vatican Hill.   But I am a witness to that the testimony of Yeshua is the spirit of prophecy.

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    Strega
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    Michael, in your belief system, what purpose does the prophecy serve?  Please try to answer me without ‘beasts’ and ‘horns’, etc. I’m not asking about the content or delivery mechanism of these prophecies, just their purpose

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    michael17
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    Michael, in your belief system, what purpose does the prophecy serve? Please try to answer me without ‘beasts’ and ‘horns’, etc. I’m not asking about the content or delivery mechanism of these prophecies, just their purpose.

    Thanks for asking, Prophecy serves as a means by which the believer knows God’s word is true and thus reinforces their faith. Prophecy said that the Jewish Temple would be destroyed as well as rebuilt when the Jews return to their homeland. https://templeinstitute.org/

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    Strega
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    Alright, Michael, now I understand – prophecy is a sort of evidence to help people feel their faith is well placed.

    How does this prophecy lead specifically to the abrahamic god?  Why could this prophecy not be pointing at a different root cause, or god, or even a group of gods?

    If we accept that prophecy is real and is a ‘magic’ phenomenon (for the purpose of debate only) that is step one – that demonstrates there is some magical element we cannot ignore. But the jump to the abrahamic god needs some kind of bridge I’m not seeing.

    NB I can’t debate with magical vocabulary, so please leave horns, etc out for me 🙂

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    michael17
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    Alright, Michael, now I understand – prophecy is a sort of evidence to help people feel their faith is well placed. How does this prophecy lead specifically to the abrahamic god? Why could this prophecy not be pointing at a different root cause, or god, or even a group of gods? If we accept that prophecy is real and is a ‘magic’ phenomenon (for the purpose of debate only) that is step one – that demonstrates there is some magical element we cannot ignore. But the jump to the abrahamic god needs some kind of bridge I’m not seeing. NB I can’t debate with magical vocabulary, so please leave horns, etc out for me 🙂

    Excellent question. Since only the Abrahamic God made the predictions it is safe to assume that we go to him and not other Gods. Within our beliefs system there is a spiritual enemy posing as other gods.

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