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Re: Is Watching Television A Sin?
« Reply #60 on: August 07, 2015, 01:11:06 PM »
"Television is a medium, rarely well done."  ;)

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Re: Is Watching Television A Sin?
« Reply #61 on: August 11, 2015, 11:11:09 AM »

"Television is a medium, rarely well done."  ;)

 :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:   Sooooo true!

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Re: Is Watching Television A Sin?
« Reply #62 on: August 28, 2017, 12:11:27 AM »

This thread may be a little old, but I find it topical today and very interesting. But I would like to know specifically why so many of you think watching Television  is contrary to scripture? Since I watch some TV which I don't think is sinful, I would like to know why you think it is.


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Re: Is Watching Television A Sin?
« Reply #63 on: August 28, 2017, 11:34:18 AM »
we don't, at least not all of us. I certainly don't. Like anything else, it must be done in moderation, and by controlling what we and our children watch. Saying TV is sinful is like saying eating is sinful. It all depends on how much you eat. Same with watching TV.

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Re: Is Watching Television A Sin?
« Reply #64 on: August 30, 2017, 09:06:25 AM »
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This thread may be a little old, but I find it topical today and very interesting. But I would like to know specifically why so many of you think watching Television is contrary to scripture? Since I watch some TV which I don't think is sinful, I would like to know why you think it is.
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No, watching TV in and of itself is not a sin, but nearly everyone sins watching TV.

Of course, that's not something we all want to hear.

Matthew 18:9
  • "And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: it is better for thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire."

In other words, if watching television causes you to sin or to stumble, or others around you to sin or to stumble, better to remove that from your orbit.


"nosce te ipsum"
 
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Re: Is Watching Television A Sin?
« Reply #65 on: August 30, 2017, 11:45:40 PM »

No, watching TV in and of itself is not a sin, but nearly everyone sins watching TV.

Of course, that's not something we all want to hear.



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Re: Is Watching Television A Sin?
« Reply #66 on: September 01, 2017, 04:13:27 AM »

As they say, "true dat"

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Re: Is Watching Television A Sin?
« Reply #67 on: September 01, 2017, 09:58:05 AM »

An excellent article on this subject is by John Piper.

Why I Don't Have a Television and Rarely Go to Movies

http://www.truthaccordingtoscripture.com/documents/articles/tv-john-piper.php

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Re: Is Watching Television A Sin?
« Reply #68 on: September 02, 2017, 01:27:59 AM »
I don't know about you guys and gals, but I can watch TV without sinning.

I Cor. 15:34 "Awake to righteousness, and sin not;"

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Re: Is Watching Television A Sin?
« Reply #69 on: September 02, 2017, 05:30:15 AM »
I don't know about you guys and gals, but I can watch TV without sinning.


  So you're the ONE?

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Re: Is Watching Television A Sin?
« Reply #70 on: September 02, 2017, 05:50:04 PM »
I don't know about you guys and gals, but I can watch TV without sinning.


  So you're the ONE?

 :) I am thoroughly convinced that anyone who says that they "never" sin by watching TV is not fully aware of what sin is.


1 John 1:8King James Version (KJV)

8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

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Re: Is Watching Television A Sin?
« Reply #71 on: September 03, 2017, 04:07:05 AM »
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  So you're the ONE?

 :) I am thoroughly convinced that anyone who says that they "never" sin by watching TV is not fully aware of what sin is.
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