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Re: Lou's request to SteelyDan for identification-acpt Lou Pilder

Posted by SteelyDan on April 25, 2008, at 10:17:14

In reply to Lou's request to SteelyDan for identification-acpt SteelyDan, posted by Lou Pilder on April 25, 2008, at 6:12:21

> > >
> >
> > > A. what does it mean, in your belief , as to {believe in Jesus}?
> > > B.Are the children that were murdered that did not believe in Jesus, according to what you believe, in hell?
> > > Lou
> > >
> >
> > A. To believe (accept) that he is the Messiah, the Son of God, that He died on the cross for our sins. He is The promised son of Abraham, and a descendent of King David. He is the Great IAM!
> >
> > B. I believe there is an 'age of accountability' which is different for each individual according to our just God. The murdered children i believe go to heaven.
> >
> > -Dan
> Dan,
> You wrote,[ believe (accept) that he is...]
> The generally accepted meaning, IMO, of the grammatical structure of the statement in question is that {believe} is being equated with {accept}.
> If that is what you are wanting to mean, then I am unsure as to what connotation you are wanting to assign to the word {accept}.
> Some generally accepted meanings of the word {accept} are:
> A. to receive officially
> B. to receive willingly
> C. to endure without protest (this could mean IMO that the acceptance is forced, unwillingly, upon the person)
> D. to give approval
> E. to recognize as true
> F. to receive favorably
> G. others not listed
> If you could identify as to what you are wanting the word {accept} to mean in your statement in question, then I could have the opportunity to respond accordingly.
> Lou

You answered your own question...A through F are excellent examples of the word and definition of 'accept'.




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