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Forum: Textual Criticism & Scriptural Theology 18th September 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 8,217
Posted By David Kone
The expression “Son of God” is simply as way of...

The expression “Son of God” is simply as way of stating that one truly follows the way of YHWH. That is one lives their life patterned on the attributes of the Holy Name. Just as a “son of a dog”...
Forum: Glossary of Terms & Theological Wiki Encyclopaedia 15th September 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 21,116
Posted By David Kone
My God is not so cruel as to require human...

My God is not so cruel as to require human sacrifice to appease his anger. Mar Yeshua went to his fate much as did Socrates as an act of love for his community. It was in his case a prophetic act...
Forum: Arian History and the Early Church 27th May 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 18,922
Posted By David Kone
It is my habit to view all in the best light that...

It is my habit to view all in the best light that I can imagine including those who call me a heretic (a moniker I bare with honor). We were all left a great inheritance that was uniquely singular in...
Forum: Doctrine and Discipline of the ACC 1st March 2010
Replies: 36
Views: 23,101
Posted By David Kone
With all the confused logic circulating around...

With all the confused logic circulating around the semantics of a religion that has become moribund in a viewpoint supported entirely by the misinterpretation and misunderstanding of the language and...
Forum: Textual Criticism & Scriptural Theology 29th July 2009
Replies: 20
Views: 14,789
Posted By David Kone
I can not speak for the ACC but here is what I...

I can not speak for the ACC but here is what I hold to be true. Baptism is a Christian custom that evolved out of the traditional Jewish custom of mikvah. To address the question of whether the act...
Forum: Doctrine and Discipline of the ACC 1st July 2009
Replies: 127
Views: 42,085
Posted By David Kone
The ancient Hebrew word for heart is leb. The...

The ancient Hebrew word for heart is leb. The ancient word for mind, lebab, uses the same root. When we think of a word like ‘mind’ today we think abstractly as our Greek cultural heritage has taught...
Forum: Doctrine and Discipline of the ACC 29th June 2009
Replies: 127
Views: 42,085
Posted By David Kone
I think you have made some very valuable points...

I think you have made some very valuable points which deserves discussion. Even if I do not agree with them I am delighted that you are sharing your opinion and giving me the opportunity to clearify...
Forum: Doctrine and Discipline of the ACC 27th June 2009
Replies: 127
Views: 42,085
Posted By David Kone
The spirit of truth comes from the heart; it is...

The spirit of truth comes from the heart; it is the yetser ha-tov, the voice of the good within our heart put there by God as the living torah. That voice is not some divining rod of scriptural...
Forum: Doctrine and Discipline of the ACC 26th May 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 5,019
Posted By David Kone
These are really great subjects for discussion....

These are really great subjects for discussion. If I had more time I would like to place these two functional methods of behavior modification into a pastoral context of "Attachment Theory". My...
Forum: Doctrine and Discipline of the ACC 17th May 2009
Replies: 127
Views: 42,085
Posted By David Kone
This is what fear of God is all about. Compared...

This is what fear of God is all about. Compared to this realization all the petty debate, fear mongering, finger pointing, righteous theological posturing, etc., is meaningless. How can any one...
Forum: Doctrine and Discipline of the ACC 7th May 2009
Replies: 127
Views: 42,085
Posted By David Kone
[/LEFT][/QUOTE] This is a problem, for anyone...

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This is a problem, for anyone willing to take an unorthodox stand is subject to being labeled and anathematized. Now I feel compelled to state a couple of things outright so I am...
Forum: Doctrine and Discipline of the ACC 4th May 2009
Replies: 127
Views: 42,085
Posted By David Kone
I tend to agree with Postulare on this one. I am...

I tend to agree with Postulare on this one. I am also going to warn those who are worked up on this issue that railing against those who have radical political agendas connected with this issue in...
Forum: Arian Catholicism and Islam 15th October 2008
Replies: 8
Views: 5,828
Posted By David Kone
There are people who specialize in manipulating...

There are people who specialize in manipulating public opinion by using conspiracy theories to heighten our collective neurosis so they can affect elections and mobs. Please be careful not to be...
Forum: Dispute on Apostasies & Heresies of Roman, Eastern Orthodox, Protestant & assoc'd churches 13th October 2008
Replies: 10
Views: 10,557
Posted By David Kone
Amen, Amen :-)()

Amen, Amen
:-)()
Forum: Off-Topic Discussions 10th October 2008
Replies: 7
Views: 6,659
Posted By David Kone
I tend to side with the author also but I am bit...

I tend to side with the author also but I am bit cautious in totally accepting the notion of perfect humility as a formula to holiness. We are not objective enough to really judge our own sincerity....
Forum: Off-Topic Discussions 10th October 2008
Replies: 7
Views: 6,659
Posted By David Kone
Thank you, this is very interesting, giving me...

Thank you, this is very interesting, giving me much to ponder. St. Francis still remains my favorite Roman Saint, not for his excesses but rather for his occasional spontaneous bouts of devotion. I...
Forum: Arian Catholicism Today 5th October 2008
Replies: 6
Views: 3,623
Posted By David Kone
My thoughts on "One Baptism"

Ritual bathing has been practiced by many religions throughout the world for thousands of years. An important consideration in any discussion of baptism is that the Greek word “baptizo” means...
Forum: Arian Catholicism Today 17th August 2008
Replies: 14
Views: 6,233
Posted By David Kone
I spent a good deal of time at the beginning of...

I spent a good deal of time at the beginning of the year contemplating the God of the OT, who we see most intimately in the Garden of Eden story, and the teachings of Jesus. Here is some of my...
Forum: Textual Criticism & Scriptural Theology 10th July 2008
Replies: 218
Views: 82,729
Posted By David Kone
While we are down in the depths here let me whisper this to those who might hear

The Gospel of John starts with the most significant concept to anyone familiar with Hebrew theology. It cannot have been of little note to those to whom it was originally written that John uses the...
Forum: Complaints & Infractions 26th June 2008
Replies: 5
Views: 6,038
Posted By David Kone
I work with folks from every corner of this...

I work with folks from every corner of this planet. Many of them are Muslim women none of which appear to be the least bit beaten or threatened. I am also aware that here in the states there are too...
Forum: Textual Criticism & Scriptural Theology 25th June 2008
Replies: 4
Views: 4,755
Posted By David Kone
[ Ditto on that. I seems that he believes that...

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Ditto on that. I seems that he believes that his self inflicted wounds are a badge of his courage.

Maybe we should have a thread on the history of Arian evangelization or evangelistic conflicts...
Forum: Textual Criticism & Scriptural Theology 24th June 2008
Replies: 76
Views: 45,066
Posted By David Kone
Sword play

Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword.
—Matthew 26:52

:rolleyes:

It is a two edge sword indeed ... your kind...
Forum: Textual Criticism & Scriptural Theology 19th June 2008
Replies: 76
Views: 45,066
Posted By David Kone
Dear Danage, We are all imperfect. Did not...

Dear Danage,

We are all imperfect. Did not Moses, our beloved Moses, slay a man in his youth. How great were the sins of David. Let us not be quick to judge one another for who can know the purposes...
Forum: Textual Criticism & Scriptural Theology 18th June 2008
Replies: 76
Views: 45,066
Posted By David Kone
Beautifully said ,Oguzhan, you truly have the...

Beautifully said ,Oguzhan, you truly have the right spirit.

How do you feel when people say cruel things about your beliefs?

I feel a bit afraid when I find out there are folks who are so...
Forum: Textual Criticism & Scriptural Theology 21st May 2008
Replies: 30
Views: 18,374
Posted By David Kone
That is because you understand that which can not...

That is because you understand that which can not be spoken in this world without stones being thrown.

I would like to have a discussion about the possibility of the existance of the Great Angel as...
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