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  this   kid is a friend of mine (on Southern By… 
29th-Mar-2005 06:38 pm
 this   kid is a friend of mine (on Southern By The Grace of God an MSN group) Wild Bill and Johnny J are also friends. His a great kid but most people are afraid to correct ppl that think like him . To bad for me that I have a big mouth and my fingers kinda follow along...
       
 
id never met my white grandparents until a couple years ago cause they stopped talking to my mom after she hooked up with a black man. i didnt really want to meet them cause after all they wanted nothing to do with me all that time. i still have problems with that. but from them i know how the old folks think. if you think im disgusting or whatever cause im biracial to bad. i dont give a crap anymore. there is no mention of color in the bible. jesus was afro/asiatic like the other jews of his day. have you ever seen the paintings of first century jews? he looked nothing like the man in the paintings we see everywhere today. before anyone throws a hissy fit im not saying jesus was a black man exactly but he looked more like me than the man man in the picture. anyway happy easter everybody. i know im enjoying my easter break

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From: Secesh1

Mississippimud10 wrote: id never met my white grandparents until a couple years ago cause they stopped talking to my mom after she hooked up with a black man...if you think im disgusting or whatever cause im biracial to bad...

OldMiss, you are here for a reason. God wants the worship of all creation and that means you. Your future mission might be that which is unforeseen at this time and unimaginable but in time will unfold.

Mississippimud10 wrote: there is no mention of color in the bible. jesus was afro/asiatic like the other jews of his day. have you ever seen the paintings of first century jews? he looked nothing like the man in the paintings we see everywhere today. before anyone throws a hissy fit im not saying jesus was a black man exactly but he looked more like me than the man...in the picture...

While this may be comforting, OldMiss, I would not rely on popular culture to teach anything commonly believed. Bust since you brought up what Jesus may have looked like here are some clues that are not taught today and there are many.

Does this mean that you should not believe in God? Why would you believe if He were only of color? If white, I ask why that would that change your faith at all?

Song of Solomon 5:10 -- My beloved is white and ruddy, the chiefest among ten thousand.

Lamentations 4:7 -- Her Nazarites were purer than snow, they were whiter than milk, they were more ruddy in body than rubies, their polishing was of sapphire...

Mississippimud10 wrote: anyway happy easter everybody. i know im enjoying my easter break

Happy Easter, Mississippimud10.

Gary

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From: Wild-Bill44

I am FIRMLY against mixed race unions, whether they are legalized by marriage or not. In 27+ years of being an ordained minister I have never performed a marriage between a mixed race couple or a same sex couple. Whenever I have ever gone into a different church I have told them that I will refuse to do these types of unions. During the years (almost 9 years) that I worked in a management position with the Department of Corrections I was asked to officiate at quite a number of inmate weddings with their girlfriends while the man was incarcerated. Again, I would always ask if it was a mixed race couple. The Warden told me that it was my perogative whether to do the ceremony or not, so I could refuse if I didn't want to do it. I was always up front with it, and the only time anyone every got in a snit was one black inmate counsellor. She wanted me to do a wedding, and I asked her about the races of the bride and groom. When she asked why I wanted to know, I told her. She got a bit huffy, but that didn't change anything. 
 
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From: Mississippimud10

no it wouldnt change my faith. God has no color. He is God not a man. i guess we all have diffrent ideas of what jesus looked like but dont it make sense he would have looked like other jews of his day? you do know that the white jews today are not the jews of the bible right? there european. the yemenite jews who have dark skin and curly hair there ancestors were hebrews who settled in sheba. the iraqui jews have roots in the middle east going back thousands of years. there the real jews or hebrews. there not black but not lilly  white either.

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From: JohnnyJ

Wild Bill, a man has to stand for something, or he will fall for anything.
I applaud your conviction and your courage.

JohnnyJ



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From: Secesh1

Mississippimud10 wrote: no it wouldnt change my faith. God has no color. He is God not a man.

It appears that God was incarnate as a man here, OldMiss: John 1:6&7, 12-14&17 -- There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe...But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth...For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

Mississippimud10 wrote: ...i guess we all have diffrent ideas of what jesus looked like but dont it make sense he would have looked like other jews of his day?

A people that are not His people: Isaiah 44:5 -- One shall say, I am the Lord's; and another shall call himself by the name of Jacob; and ANOTHER shall subscribe with his hand unto the Lord, and surname himself by the name of Israel.

They possess the old places today: Ezekiel 36:5 -- Therefore Thus saith the Lord God; Surely in the fire of my jealousy have I spoken against the residue of the heathen, and against all Idumea, which have appointed my land into their possession with the joy of all their heart, with despiteful minds, to cast it out for a prey.

Mississippimud10 wrote: you do know that the white jews today are not the jews of the bible right? there european...

I believe you are speaking of Rev. 2:9 and 3:9.

Mississippimud10 wrote: ...the yemenite jews who have dark skin and curly hair there ancestors were hebrews who settled in sheba. the iraqui jews have roots in the middle east going back thousands of years. there the real jews or hebrews. there not black but not lilly white either.

This assumes that the land of Israel's first possession was never immigrated out. Take a look at Texas, California and lower Florida.

Gary
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30th-Mar-2005 05:30 am (UTC)
not then I hadn't. But I'm pretty sure MississippiMud doesn't like me as much as he had
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