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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 03:54 PM

www.telegraph.co.uk said:

Hundreds of churches across the country are now preaching an updated version of the Ten Commandments, rewritten to reflect modern values.

The religious rules, which Christians believe were etched onto tablets by God and given to Moses, have been modified to use up-to-date language and principles.

Inspired by last year’s riots, the new vows include “manage your anger”, “know God” and “catch your breath” and are understood to be used in more than 600 churches in Britain.

The original “thou shalt not steal” has become “prosper with a clear conscience”, and the lengthy “thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain” becomes “take God seriously”.

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 04:00 PM

The end is near.  Bye bye.


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Posted 05 March 2012 - 04:07 PM

Welcome to the " Twilight Zone". Goof balls they are. Is there any wonder people get so against Christianity? The Jim Bakers, Jim Jones and most of the TV evangelist make us look like complete lunatics, which we are not. It gets my blood boiling.

Edited by Robbie333, 05 March 2012 - 04:38 PM.

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 04:09 PM

Funny....I actually understood the old ones just fine. :wacko:

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 04:21 PM

View PostGoodnite, on 05 March 2012 - 04:09 PM, said:

Funny....I actually understood the old ones just fine. :wacko:

          I agree.

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 04:35 PM

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The original “thou shalt not steal” has become “prosper with a clear conscience”, and the lengthy “thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain” becomes “take God seriously”.

The last reconstruction suggests a misunderstanding of the original phraseology. "Taking the Lord's name in vain" was not written/used to suggest flippancy about the subject of divinity. It was derived from the practise of making oath's, which was usually done in the name of something considered important - often a deity.

Thus, that commandment is more commanding a person to have integrity of character. It is not really about god at all.

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 04:38 PM

If God really did write the 10 commandments,  and  knowing man will edit like crazy... He would have written  - Thou shalt not edit my word.. AND  Thou shalt not make up excuses  for editing my word..Posted Image

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 04:43 PM

View PostBeckys_Mom, on 05 March 2012 - 04:38 PM, said:

If God really did write the 10 commandments,  and  knowing man will edit like crazy... He would have written  - Thou shalt not edit my word.. AND  Thou shalt not make up excuses  for editing my word..Posted Image

          LOL. Pretty good one. These wack jobs make us good Catholic boys look pretty foolish. No wonder people get turned off. It , again, makes my blood boil.

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 04:52 PM

Awww geez, it's only 10 commandments. If a mere 10 commandments has to be dumbed down, I can't imagine how those folks are supposed to keep up with the rest of the bible.


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Posted 05 March 2012 - 05:23 PM

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 05:26 PM

View PostRobbie333, on 05 March 2012 - 04:43 PM, said:

          LOL. Pretty good one. These wack jobs make us good Catholic boys look pretty foolish. No wonder people get turned off. It , again, makes my blood boil.

In all honesty.. The 10 commandments can be  narrowed down to 2...As George Carlin  add - Moses could have came down with them in his back pocket !!

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 06:01 PM

this is how...for good or bad.... religion evolves.

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 12:02 AM

View PostBeckys_Mom, on 05 March 2012 - 04:38 PM, said:

If God really did write the 10 commandments,  and  knowing man will edit like crazy... He would have written  - Thou shalt not edit my word.. AND  Thou shalt not make up excuses  for editing my word..Posted Image

That would mean that women must be killed for wearing two types of fabrics.  Thank God that isn't the case.

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 12:52 AM

Actually, I have to correct you, there were 15 commandments my dear, as shown in this short clip :yes:



So do I have time for a last smoke and a pancake or what?

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 12:58 AM

Lmao!!!





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