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  1. Standard memberSeitse
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    29 May '16 17:32
    So, let's say I am a Christian and I want to work
    as a stripper or own a weed dispensary. Is it o.k.?

    I mean, there must be a list of occupations or
    businesses which are kosher, right? Anyone
    providing the link to such list will be rewarded with
    mucho blessing.

    As-Salaam-Alaikum.
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    29 May '16 18:354 edits
    Originally posted by Seitse
    So, let's say I am a Christian and I want to work
    as a stripper or own a weed dispensary. Is it o.k.?

    I mean, there must be a list of occupations or
    businesses which are kosher, right? Anyone
    providing the link to such list will be rewarded with
    mucho blessing.

    As-Salaam-Alaikum.
    I would think that a stripper would lack modesty and perhaps be left open to the accusation of instilling impure thoughts in others. Christians are counselled to be modest. Selling weed would also conflict with Christian principles for smoking weed is akin to spiritism, the Bible uses the Greek term pharmakia for spiritism (which is condemned) and which literally means druggery, perhaps a reference to the shamanistic practice of a drug induced state where the shaman attempts to make contact with some spiritual realm.

    You could be a carpenter or a fisherman, or cultivate figs, sell purple dye or make tents with no worries.

    Wa alaykumu s-salam
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    29 May '16 19:23
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    I would think that a stripper would lack modesty and perhaps be left open to the accusation of instilling impure thoughts in others. Christians are counselled to be modest. [...] You could be a carpenter or a fisherman, or cultivate figs, sell purple dye or make tents with no worries.
    You seemed to endorse Prince's means of earning his livelihood and even trumpeted the fact he was a member of your religious organization here on Thread 168515 which you started, so I guess the things you said in that conversation flesh out somewhat your standpoint on 'Christian occupations' and the virtues (or lack thereof) of 'modesty' and 'instilling impure thoughts in others'. 😉
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    29 May '16 19:30
    Originally posted by FMF
    You seemed to endorse Prince's means of earning his livelihood and even trumpeted the fact he was a member of your religious organization here on Thread 168515 which you started, so I guess the things you said in that conversation flesh out somewhat your standpoint on 'Christian occupations' and the virtues (or lack thereof) of 'modesty' and 'instilling impure thoughts in others'. 😉
    #zing
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    29 May '16 20:235 edits
    Originally posted by FMF
    You seemed to endorse Prince's means of earning his livelihood and even trumpeted the fact he was a member of your religious organization here on Thread 168515 which you started, so I guess the things you said in that conversation flesh out somewhat your standpoint on 'Christian occupations' and the virtues (or lack thereof) of 'modesty' and 'instilling impure thoughts in others'. 😉
    I see and yet I have not a single piece of his work whereas you collected almost everything. Even the songs where you stated that he fantasised about meeting under-age women you had in your collection. Did you have that on your headphones FMF and were you diggin it? I also stated that i would not go to see him in concert and if I won tickets would have given them away, ouch whereas you no doubt as an avid collector would have been front row, throwing up your jaggy nettle underwear for him to wipe his sweat away. How are we to reconcile these demonstrable facts with your assertion? Shall we call attention to your rather blatant hypocrisy?
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    29 May '16 20:234 edits
    Originally posted by divegeester
    #zing
    wow man, what a flunkie, have you no self respect? You are the me too troll, too wussy to troll yourself you slink up to your idol FMF, man you suck!
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    29 May '16 20:46
    Originally posted by Seitse
    So, let's say I am a Christian and I want to work
    as a stripper or own a weed dispensary. Is it o.k.?

    I mean, there must be a list of occupations or
    businesses which are kosher, right? Anyone
    providing the link to such list will be rewarded with
    mucho blessing.

    As-Salaam-Alaikum.
    I think it would be almost impossible to engage in any kind of vocation for a
    Christian where one holds public office or carries a firearm.
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    29 May '16 20:51
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    I would think that a stripper would lack modesty and perhaps be left open to the accusation of instilling impure thoughts in others. Christians are counselled to be modest. Selling weed would also conflict with Christian principles for smoking weed is akin to spiritism, the Bible uses the Greek term pharmakia for spiritism (which is condemned) and ...[text shortened]... herman, or cultivate figs, sell purple dye or make tents with no worries.

    Wa alaykumu s-salam
    O.k., I must come clean. I have been offered a business transfer
    on a sex shop. I am surrounded by Christians and wish not to
    disturb my good relations with them.

    If I assume that all clients are married and will use the toys (and
    stuff to be peddled) within the sanctity of marriage and to rejoice
    in the gift of carnal knowledge which the Almighty has bestowed
    upon them... can we say it is a Christian occupation for me to
    have?
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    29 May '16 21:053 edits
    Originally posted by Seitse
    O.k., I must come clean. I have been offered a business transfer
    on a sex shop. I am surrounded by Christians and wish not to
    disturb my good relations with them.

    If I assume that all clients are married and will use the toys (and
    stuff to be peddled) within the sanctity of marriage and to rejoice
    in the gift of carnal knowledge which the Almighty has bestowed
    upon them... can we say it is a Christian occupation for me to
    have?
    Probably it would be difficult for you for. Are you selling adult DVD's? or just toys and lingerie? or catering for fetishes? also the likelihood that you would cater exclusively for married persons is rather far fetched. When you say you are surrounded by Christians, is it like next to a church? Another aspect which you might wish to consider is how it would be perceived by others.
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    29 May '16 21:241 edit
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    Probably it would be difficult for you for. Are you selling adult DVD's? or just toys and lingerie? or catering for fetishes? also the likelihood that you would cater exclusively for married persons is rather far fetched. When you say you are surrounded by Christians, is it like next to a church? Another aspect which you might wish to consider is how it would be perceived by others.
    Look at it this way. For a Christian it is legitimate to own a gun
    factory, same as in the old days a Christian could very well be
    the blacksmith making swords. Right? Of course, the Christian
    businessman wishes his products to end up in the hands of
    people who will use them to protect and serve, but is it
    considered an "unchristian" trade because the guns may
    end up in the hands of the baddies?

    What I mean by "surrounded by Christians" is, literally, surrounded
    by Christians, both geographically and in my social, business and
    family circles.
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    29 May '16 21:304 edits
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Look at it this way. For a Christian it is legitimate to own a gun
    factory, same as in the old days a Christian could very well be
    the blacksmith making swords. Right? Of course, the Christian
    businessman wishes his products to end up in the hands of
    people who will use them to protect and serve, but is it
    considered an "unchristian" trade because the g ...[text shortened]... , surrounded
    by Christians, both geographically and in my social, business and
    family circles.
    Nah not a chance a Christian could even work in a munitions factory nevermind own one. A gun factory? well it depends on what type of guns and what they were used for. A Christian might own a gun but it would be difficult I think to justify blood sports. Could a Christian make a sword? I doubt it unless it would be used purely for sport, like fencing with French foils.

    What to say but that there is a huge gap between those professing Christianity and those actually practising it. Are we not living in a post Christian epoch anyway? I heard there was a Muslim sex shop in the Netherlands, you could ask for a transfer! Panic over problem solved!
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    29 May '16 23:361 edit
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    Could a Christian make a sword? I doubt it unless it would be used purely for sport, like fencing with French foils.
    Er... Joshua overcame the Amalekite army with the sword*. I
    am sure he did not buy that sword from an unbeliever, did he?

    * Shemot 17:13, or what you Christians call Exodus
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    30 May '16 00:521 edit
    Originally posted by Seitse
    O.k., I must come clean. I have been offered a business transfer
    on a sex shop. I am surrounded by Christians and wish not to
    disturb my good relations with them.

    If I assume that all clients are married and will use the toys (and
    stuff to be peddled) within the sanctity of marriage and to rejoice
    in the gift of carnal knowledge which the Almighty has bestowed
    upon them... can we say it is a Christian occupation for me to
    have?
    ...can we say it is a Christian occupation for me to
    have?


    No, but seeing as how you are not a Christian where is the conflict?

    If you are dependent upon Christian approval in the work place (or anywhere else) then you should proabably try learning if they really are Christians, or Christian in name only. Christians in name only are remarkably easy to fool with ridiculous excuses and back asswards reasoning. Real Christians on the other hand... not so easy to fool.
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    30 May '16 01:07
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    I see and yet I have not a single piece of his work whereas you collected almost everything [...] Shall we call attention to your rather blatant hypocrisy?
    There is no hypocrisy on my part. It was you, after all, and not me, who was lionizing him as a Christian. It was you who started the thread on the Spirituality Forum extolling him on account of the fact he was a Jehovah's Witness, not me.
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    30 May '16 03:31
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Er... Joshua overcame the Amalekite army with the sword*. I
    am sure he did not buy that sword from an unbeliever, did he?

    * Shemot 17:13, or what you Christians call Exodus
    LOL Joshua was not a Christian, when Peter produced a sword and loped off the ear of Malchus did not the Christ tell him to put it away for he who lives by the sword perished by the sword?
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