Aliens and Religion .....

Discussion in 'Religious Discussions' started by JohnHenry, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. JohnHenry

    JohnHenry Well-Known Member

  2. hogger129

    hogger129 Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2009
    God definitely exists. It's the only logical explanation I can think of about the origin of the universe.
     

  3. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008
    Louisiana
    Well untill someone proves to me there are aliens and not in spirit form this is not even a concern to me.
     
  4. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008
    Louisiana
    it is times like this that i wonder when God said I am the Lord you God you shall not have Strange or Other Gods before me. Does this mean there are other gods? If people made Idols and GOd were to tell his people not to worship idols wouldn't he have used the word idol?

    Someone alot smarter than me who knows the original wording is needed.
     
  5. H-D

    H-D Active Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    Mississippi
    watch "ancient aliens" on history channel it gets real weird the paths they cross with (usually non jewish-christian) god's (notice the non-capitalization) and aliens its neat if you don't let yourself start believing it
     
  6. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    Are there other living beings out there in the heavens? Ya betcha!
     
  7. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008
    Louisiana
    yes but are they spirit or do they take human form? No question I believe in sprits. And I do personally think that far far away there are probably more experimental life forms like ours. Do they serve the same God? Were they made by the same GOD? This is where I have questions but untill I see other human type life forms I really cant comment
     
  8. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

  9. H-D

    H-D Active Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    Mississippi
    the NIV version does say they were aliens.... Energy weapons could have caused the "pillar of salt" so what you're saying is that aliens destroyed sodom and gommorah because they people tried to rape them?
     
  10. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008
    Louisiana
    No I think the angles were sent there to remove Lot and his family. The towns people wanted to have sex with them cause they were just freekiy and wanted some new people to have sex with.

    God sent the sulphur and brimstone. nonono maybe i am wrong. DId not the scripute say the angles were sent to destroy S&G?
     
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2011
  11. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008
    Louisiana
    However this does lead me to a question about LOts daughters. OK some time later they get there father drunk and sleep with him to keep their line going. Was this OK?
     
  12. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    No, what I was trying to present is the fact that the Angels in Gen 19, appeared as men.
     
  13. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    No! Why did God destroy the Cities of Sodom and Gomorrah?
     
  14. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008
    Louisiana
    Right OK so why did the daughters do what they did? Just because?
     
  15. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    West Tennessee
    The word for Gods here is the Hebrew Eloheem.

    The same word is used in Exodus here:

    Exodus 32:8 (KJV):
    They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them: they have made them a molten calf, and have worshipped it, and have sacrificed thereunto, and said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which have brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

    So there is not a sharp difference between Gods and Idols.

    But are there really false Gods with powers?
    Well, there are certainly other spiritual being(s) with power, although lower power than the true God:

    Exodus 7:11-12 (KJV);
    Then Pharaoh also called the wise men and the sorcerers: now the magicians of Egypt, they also did in like manner with their enchantments. For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.
     
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