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Is it a sin to seek knowledge?

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Is it a sin to seek knowledge?

PostFri Jun 12, 2015 6:43 pm

Is it a sin to seek knowledge?

Is it a sin to want to open one’s eyes instead of being blind?

Is it a sin to do as scriptures urge us to do?

Matthew 5:48 Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

Gen 3:2 And the Lord God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil:

Adam and Eve were doing exactly what we are all told by scriptures to do, yet God seemed quite upset.

Why is seeking knowledge and ignoring a vile command to remain in ignorant bliss wrong or a sin?

Are you sinning when you seek knowledge and becoming more like God?

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Re: Is it a sin to seek knowledge?

PostWed Dec 21, 2016 6:54 pm

Over 1000 views and not one comment shows a brain dead 1000.

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Re: Is it a sin to seek knowledge?

PostWed Dec 21, 2016 7:44 pm

Bro, did you not realize that this forum was deactivated (read only) for over a year?
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Re: Is it a sin to seek knowledge?

PostThu Dec 22, 2016 3:22 am

Lol, he probably only has a look when his email notifies him of a reply to one of his posts. Probably more interested in spreading his truth rather than being part of a community / forum.
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Re: Is it a sin to seek knowledge?

PostThu Dec 22, 2016 7:10 pm

There was no reply here to be notified of..
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Re: Is it a sin to seek knowledge?

PostFri Dec 23, 2016 2:48 am

Uh ... Right. Weird then!
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Re: Is it a sin to seek knowledge?

PostFri Dec 23, 2016 7:12 pm

To answer the thread title, look at it like this. God is a dictionary, and the serpent, is who he is. So you're looking for the definition of "knowledge" and you have the dictionary right next to you (God). Now why would you go to the serpent for help, when all you need to know is right there with the dictionary (God)?

So in my estimation, its not the fact they sought knowledge. But that they didnt do so thru God (and even further, went and did the one thing they were not to do). At least thats my interpretation of it..
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Re: Is it a sin to seek knowledge?

PostFri Dec 23, 2016 10:39 pm

Loki wrote:Bro, did you not realize that this forum was deactivated (read only) for over a year?


I was being generous and going by past experience.

Let's not go personal. You would not like it. Although I admit starting personal.

Please opine on the topic.

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Re: Is it a sin to seek knowledge?

PostFri Dec 23, 2016 10:41 pm

Artful Revealer wrote:Lol, he probably only has a look when his email notifies him of a reply to one of his posts. Probably more interested in spreading his truth rather than being part of a community / forum.


Most religious people are not interested in truth as it goes against their faith and other delusions.

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Re: Is it a sin to seek knowledge?

PostFri Dec 23, 2016 10:50 pm

KoncreteMind wrote:
To answer the thread title, look at it like this.

God is a dictionary, and the serpent, is who he is.


God is the talking serpent of Eden. Ok.

So you're looking for the definition of "knowledge" and you have the dictionary right next to you (God).

Now why would you go to the serpent for help, when all you need to know is right there with the dictionary (God)?


Because you said that God and the talking serpent were the same above. Adam did go God to God in your analogy.

So in my estimation, its not the fact they sought knowledge.


Belied above.

But that they didnt do so thru God (and even further, went and did the one thing they were not to do).


All thinking entities should resist any God that says not to increase your knowledge.

At least thats my interpretation of it..


Fail.

You have never recognized that the Jews saw Eden as our place of elevation and not our fall have you?

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