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So what do Christians think of this quote from Jesus?

#11CIA911Posted 9/2/2011 3:29:46 AM(edited)
The king in this parable is Jesus. The money that is being given here is the Gospel. It is not the first time in the Bible God has used language similar to buying or selling when referring to the sending forth of the Gospel. And what God is saying here, is that we are not to just hear the Gospel and hide it away in our hearts and that's the end of it, like the 3rd servant did. We are given the Gospel so that in return we will share it with other people so that they might become saved. That is God's program for this world, his method in evangelizing the world. That's what is meant by the words "occupy until I come", it has everything to do with continuing to send forth the Gospel. Every true believer, because he is a true believer and has had his sins washed away by the Holy Spirit, is given that mandate and that desire and will occupy until Christ returns.

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Job 38:4 - Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding.
#12anavriNPosted 9/4/2011 3:03:48 PM
Is there a reverse of Poe's Law; like when someone is pretending to be an angstheist, but you can never tell for sure?
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§ 157. Der Gedanke an den Selbstmord ist ein starkes Trostmittel: mit ihm kommt man gut über manche böse Nacht hinweg.
#13Hustle KongPosted 9/4/2011 3:05:14 PM
Eop's Law?
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#14soviet_russia15Posted 9/4/2011 3:43:11 PM
weird that you'd have to take a quote out of context to make the bible seem awful when there are so many quotes that you could take in context that would do at least as well of a job at accomplishing that.
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#15anavriNPosted 9/4/2011 4:22:07 PM
Eop's Law?

lol
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§ 157. Der Gedanke an den Selbstmord ist ein starkes Trostmittel: mit ihm kommt man gut über manche böse Nacht hinweg.