brain sizes: Einstein's and women's
JDay123 at BellSouth.net
Thu Nov 21 17:18:11 EST 2002
Cary Kittrell wrote:
>In article <3ddc5029.8215706 at newsgroups.bellsouth.net> JDay123 at BellSouth.net (Jd) writes:
><Cary Kittrell wrote:
><>In article <3dd5a06f.351789 at newsgroups.bellsouth.net> JDay123 at BellSouth.net (Jd) writes:
><><John Knight wrote:
><><>"Jd" <JDay123 at BellSouth.net> wrote in message
><><>news:3dd25235.1731161 at newsgroups.bellsouth.net...
><><>> I think you have it backwards Gray. The collectivist says that the
><><>> needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few. "Individualistic"
><><>> principles such as ownership of property by individuals are done
><><>> away with under such a system in order to acheive a classless
><><>> society. It's "liberals" who promote such notions, not republicans.
><><>And not Christians.
><>You appear to be ignoring those commies in the early church:
><> 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No
><> one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but
><> they shared everything they had.
><> 33 With great power the apostles continued to
><> testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and much
><> grace was upon them all.
><> 34 There were no needy persons among them. For from
><> time to time those who owned lands or houses sold them,
><> brought the money from the sales
><> 35 and put it at the apostles' feet, and it was
><> distributed to anyone as he had need.
><> 36 Joseph, a Levite from Cyprus, whom the apostles
><> called Barnabas (which means Son of Encouragement),
><> 37 sold a field he owned and brought the money and
><> put it at the apostles' feet.
><> 44 All the believers were together and had
><> everything in common.
><> 45 Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to
><> anyone as he had need.
><>[Acts chapters 4 and 2, respectively]
><It wasn't under Rome's control though. It was under God's control.
><A man who lied in that early Church lied directly to none other than
><God Himself. When confronted with that fact, he fell dead at the
><Acts 5:3-4 But Peter said, "Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine
><heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price
><of the land? Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it
><was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived
><this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto
><Acts 5:5 And Ananias hearing these words fell down, and gave up the
><ghost: and great fear came on all them that heard these things.
><In distorting truth and perverting righteousness, "liberals" lie
><with almost every breath. The fact that they don't fall dead after
><being confronted with their lies only goes to prove just how great
><the grace of God is in giving men the chance to govern themselves by
><forming governments and exercising authority.
>Anyone who lies would fall down dead, but that doesn't seem to
>happen anymore. Isn't it of interest that all the miracles
>seemed to happen a long time ago?
>Except to Catholics.
Keep reading your Bible, and believing, and you just may see a
miracle. I'm not kidding.
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