"Hi Rivers, whilst your preparing your answers for me in the other thread, maybe you could also answer these. I asked them of Don but he didn't want to respond.
As we know, ALL of Christ's parables were…"
"Rivers, I think your cherished evasive tactics are confusing even you..lol.
You responded to a set of bullet-points I posted which had NO QUESTIONS attached to them, but the questions I've asked you 4 times you have NOT…"
"Rivers, if "the biblical community was isolated both linguistically and culturally from the rest of the known world," the Hebrew translators of the OT wouldn't have used Greek words and concepts such as "Hades" to…"
"Hi Don, that's ok, but without engaging in the arguments I've presented both here and in the other thread, how can I know what your thoughts are on these things? Do you agree with me? Disagree? Do you have…"
"Rivers, I have both looked at the biblical record and at extra-biblical records.
If you want to believe that Jesus and His apostles had a different understanding of "Hades" that EVERYONE else living in their day,…"
"Hi Don, as we know, ALL of Christ's parables were founded on "truth" (Jn 8:28, 38, 12:49, etc). Christ was not of the sort of Man who would seek to scare people into believing in Him by lying to them. In fact the…"
"Hi Rivers, I don't know how your reply answers the questions? If you could answer them in order and stick to the numbering that would be helpful. Otherwise it makes it difficult to respond to you. Here they are for the 3rd…"