Dick Fischer wrote:
>Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 8:02 AM
>There is no cause for concern about Glenn's "great, great....great
>Acts 17:30: "And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now
>commandeth all men every where to repent ..."
Dick, is it your strategy to follow a comment like Dave's with a
non-sequitur so that people will be too distracted by trying to figure out
why you said what you did and then won't notice that you didn't answer the
question? You took the verse way out of context.
"Therefore since we are God's offspring, we should not think that the divine
being is like gold or silver or stone--an image made by man's design and
skill. In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now he commands all
people everywhere to repent." Acts 17:29-30 niv
He is talking about idolatry--which requires a real human being for its
occurrence. He is not speaking of whether or not the pre-Adamic people are
humans. Nor does this say that they weren't humans.
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