Donations for the month of November

We have received a total of $100 in donations towards our goal of $175.

Don't want to use PayPal? Go HERE


Member Spotlight
Mississippi Gulf Coast
Posts: 1,748
Joined: September 2001
Show All Member Profiles 
Forum Statistics
Most Online373
Mar 5th, 2017
Top Posters(All Time)
Pilgrim 13,297
Tom 3,305
chestnutmare 2,862
J_Edwards 2,615
Wes 1,856
John_C 1,748
RJ_ 1,582
MarieP 1,578
gotribe 1,057
Top Posters(30 Days)
Tom 24
Pilgrim 17
John_C 2
Recent Posts
Law and Grace
by Tom. Wed Nov 22, 2017 1:21 PM
The Church of England Announcement
by Tom. Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:11 PM
Why I hate the left
by Pilgrim. Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:42 PM
What is a missionary work
by Pilgrim. Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:07 AM
Terrorist Attacks
by AJ Castellitto. Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:08 AM
by Pilgrim. Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:54 PM
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
Hop To
#29813 - Fri Dec 09, 2005 3:45 PM Israel, machines, and euthanasia  
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 421
li0scc0 Offline
li0scc0  Offline

Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 421
South Dakota
From Gene Edward Veith:

The Israeli parliament has passed a bill legalizing euthanasia, as long as it is performed by a machine. A timer will be put on life-support machines, which, without intervention, will simply turn them off. The device is similar to a "Sabbath Clock" that allows observant Jews to manage their machines without working on the sabbath.

"Parliamentarians reached a solution after discussions with a 58-member panel of medical, religious and philosophical experts.
"The point was that it is wrong, under Jewish law, for a person's life to be taken by a person but, for a machine, it is acceptable," a parliamentary spokesman said.

"A man would not be able to shorten human life but a machine can.""

Notice how legalistic moralism leads to logic-chopping loopholes, to missing the weightier purpose of the law, and thus to immorality.

Grace is not common.
#29814 - Fri Dec 09, 2005 4:16 PM Re: Israel, machines, and euthanasia [Re: li0scc0]  
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 2,040
CovenantInBlood Offline
Persnickety Presbyterian
CovenantInBlood  Offline
Persnickety Presbyterian

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 2,040
Notice how legalistic moralism leads to logic-chopping loopholes, to missing the weightier purpose of the law, and thus to immorality.

How true! If ever you read the Talmud—the supreme book of Jewish orthodoxy—you will find that it is replete with such loopholes. Little wonder our Lord condemned the Pharisees for their traditions which contravened God's Law!


I tell you, this man went down to his house justified.

Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 17 guests, and 99 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
drewk, patrice, Robert1962, Ron, billmcginnis
921 Registered Users
Shout Box
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30
Today's Birthdays
Popular Topics(Views)
652,369 Gospel truth
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.039s Queries: 15 (0.003s) Memory: 2.5431 MB (Peak: 2.7928 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-11-23 07:41:12 UTC