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Discussion in 'Frequently Asked Questions' started by paul2426, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. Bloke

    Bloke Premium Member

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    Respectfully; I think we' ve had a really good discussion on this, let's be careful not to let this get into an argument about an individual's faith or statements made about faith with which we disagree with the statements made, let's not get personal. Let's not proselytize.
     
  2. coachn

    coachn Coach John S. Nagy Premium Member

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    No. Would you please go into more direct detail please?

    Only if you believe they each made a decision. If they made a choice, then there was nothing that they gave up. They merely chose to do and have something different.

    What is this question you allude to?

    Sage overall advice for sure!

    Me too! I'll be at Clinton Lodge #175 on April 23 doing a Building Better Builders Workshop. Can you make it?
     
  3. dfreybur

    dfreybur Premium Member

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    I don't have to agree with a guy to respect him or his faith.

    In fact I respect folks who don't have faith. I just have zero interest in having them petition lodges.
     
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  4. Ressam

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    Of course -- no.
    Jesus is -- Everyone's Saviour, not only Freemasons'.
    Jesus's Teaching is for everyone, not only for "Society with Secrets(Knowledge)".
     
  5. flipster

    flipster Registered User

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    I'm not very good at discussion on forums. I think I often skip putting my thought in writing. John, about the Better Builders at Clinton Lodge, I would likely not attend. I am pretty busy until about middle of April. I hope it is a success.
     
  6. Glen Cook

    Glen Cook G A Cook Site Benefactor

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    Doesn't stop the rest of us!
     
  7. Warrior1256

    Warrior1256 Site Benefactor

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    Lol.....very true.
     
  8. Classical

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    There are so many great answers here! I am a pastor, so obviously I don't think Christianity (even the fairly conservative/traditionalist versions) are in any way in conflict with Freemasonry! I find the philosophical system of Freemasonry to be tremendously supportive of my religious convictions and I also find the fellowship of Freemasonry likewise compatible. My advice is to enjoy being a Christian, practice the faith and enjoy being a Freemason!
     
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  9. Warrior1256

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    This is great. My pastor is not a Freemason but he doesn't have a problem with it.
     
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  10. The Traveling Man

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    Masons do not worship one God, as Masonry isn't a religion. Masonry instructs you to read your own Sacred Law (whether that be the Bible, Koran, etc.). There are many ministers who are Masons and there's nothing in Masonry that conflicts with your duty to your Deity. Because you mentioned the thought of retracting your membership I was wondering if you are currently a member or a Lodge, just curious, have petitioned or are you currently waiting to be Initiated?
     
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  11. pipoyviste

    pipoyviste Registered User

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    If you traveled well in the rough and rugged road no further question shall be made


    Sent From My Freemasonry Pro App
     
  12. Bloke

    Bloke Premium Member

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    Ummmm...okay... but i doubt that response is gonna work..
     
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  13. coachn

    coachn Coach John S. Nagy Premium Member

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    LOL! I'm glad you said it.
     
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  14. Warrior1256

    Warrior1256 Site Benefactor

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    Uhhh....I'm ashamed to admit that I don't even know what the refered to statement means.
     
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  15. coachn

    coachn Coach John S. Nagy Premium Member

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    re: Post #51
     
  16. Warrior1256

    Warrior1256 Site Benefactor

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    I know, that is the post that I do not understand.
     
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  17. coachn

    coachn Coach John S. Nagy Premium Member

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    What's understand? It's nonsense.
     
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  18. Warrior1256

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    Lol, then I guess that is why I didn't understand it. As a two year MM I thought that this was something that I should understand but had not run into yet.
     
  19. coachn

    coachn Coach John S. Nagy Premium Member

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    From my view, it does not even qualify as fertile thought.
     
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  20. Bloke

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    Only because youve not yet done the 103.587645 degree. You're inadequate and must make much more effort to obtain true light *presents proposition application for 103.5 degree requiring $75 application fee*
     

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