You are your own god, no one has a greater influence in your life than you. The God I believe in didn't create religion -- that was mankind's doing -- and as with most things mankind creates, it is fallible. The rules, months, and days of the Gregorian calendar are the same as those of the Julian Calendar, except for the leap year rules. The church decided on using terms related to Jesus, before his birth, and after his birth, and that was more or less determined by the reign of Augustus and the birth of the Roman Empire. Why is it that extreme religious types always feel the need to use every aspect of science, history, medicine, etc. Let's hope God comes back to save the world before it destroys itself. Choose to not believe that Is your choice.
Christianity does not profess its believers to be perfect -- just the opposite. However, it helps us understand and see his Glory and how it affects us. What they cannot forgive is that Christ taught that we give all love and loyalty to the creator- to God, and not to any worldly institution - which includes any human church, minister, etcetera. God will not let rotting evil in Heaven, so be right with Him! There is so much interaction between people of different faiths and cultures — different civilizations, if you like — that some shared way of reckoning time is a necessity. It's like they're trying too get rid of Jesus as a historical person, which he was. I respect and or abide by the fact that they have opinions as do I. The last European countries to adopt it did so only in the 20th century Greece for example in 1923.Next
It stands for Common Era, which was used interchangeably with Christian Era and Vulgar Era for hundreds of years, and can be found as is in catholic texts from the 18th century. In Western developed countries, yes Christianity is shrinking but in the developing world Christianity and to a greater extent Islam are growing. Here you go 2 Peter 3:8 infact most people believed the earth was only 6 thousand years or a little older or younger, comlpletley ignoring years. . It was first widely used in the mid 19th century by Jewish academics as they do everything they can to not identify Jesus Christ , and currently only referenced by scientific groups that are impartial to religion. God will change your life via the Bible, He did mine. The hyperlink is not necessarily still active today.Next
Besides their lack of zero, does the Roman numeral system mean anything less than that of the decimal system? The year-numbering system used by the Gregorian calendar is used throughout the world today, and is an international standard for. You learn and know only hatred, evil, profanity, and lies. Robert Appleton Company, New York. However I can live with there ideas being around and respect them, or let them be. But I am surprised by the comments posted here. St Peter died in the 66th year of the vulgar era MacFarquhar, Colin; Gleig, George 1797. Ordinal numbers start with first, second, third -- not 1, 2, 3.Next
There have been many living Masters there walking among us who are and were no different than Jesus. Calibrated dates Quite soon after radiocarbon dating was used, scientists realised that even though the dates retrieved from the method have a repeatable progression, they do not have a one-to-one match with calendar years. What I am interested in is the idea that the use of either of the two systems of organizing history and time does not require debate. I'm not implying that I or any other followers of Christ are perfect, but we Christians have been released from the penalty of sin and someday will be released from its presence. As of 2005, Common Era notation has also been in use for Hebrew lessons for more than a century. That was 12 years ago and I have told hundreds of people since then.Next
This has been very interesting read. He will do his best to keep us confused. This I know from personal experience to be true. Due to globalization in the 20th century, the calendar has also been adopted by most non-Western countries for civil and commerce purposes. You can't teach acceptance if you are constantly pushing away. A 1635 English edition of that book has the title page in English - so far, the earliest-found usage of Vulgar Era in English. Oddly secularism is tolerant of all views, beliefs, and values, except Christianity.Next
History is divide on this great personality who came from heaven for us humans n carried away all our sins, so tat we can get all things, for which we r created. Thank God for the participants of this forum. Why change the terms which have effectively defined time for centuries? Even in case where people have other numbering systems, they certainly will be compelled to refer to this Gregorian calendar — if they are to be understood by people from other parts of the world. Probably because they were the only educated people at the time. A 1635 English edition of that book has the title page in English — so far, the earliest-found usage of Vulgar Era in English. Whatever people decide is fine, but I just think it's silly to change it when we're still using his birth date real or otherwise as a point of reference.Next
Standardizing is an essential tool to improve accuracy of communication on this planet. I don't care either way if it is about removing Christ or not. Several style guides now prefer or mandate its usage. And I also know that this antchrist wave will soon reach Africa just like many immorality cases destroying many african societies. And not just once, a bunch of times in just the Preface of the book alone.
All of Scripture supports this and we can now see the evil control that Satan has on the sacred Names by changing them through the evil power of the Jesuits of the Catholic church. Two thousand and four thousand years ago are relatively mere milliseconds in time of human existence. That's pretty much a whole generation or two, for back in those days. As for Christian Era…with out Christ there would be no such era. The Harmony of the Evangelists. There is nothing holy about which words or abbreviations some english speaking people in any part of the world choose to use — as long as its meaning is clearly defined and those who read it know what is meant. I personally have doubt that God does exist.Next
I don't make the laws and I don't get the almighty buck. On the other hand we could say that the Gregorian calendar represents a compromise of three important western religions and leave it be. You are easy prey for Satan, just like he wants, but God will stop Satan. I can truly understand what its proponents are trying to do. First, the key date still focuses on the birth of You Know Who even if it's off by four years.Next