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> > Doesn't the Bible say something about if you think a deed, it is
> the same as
> > if you did the thing? So with the power of the printed word I am
> thinking of
> > a myth...and it was so!?
> > Did you feel it?
> > PRS
> > Ya didn't feel it? I thought a myth of creationists reconciling
> with reality
> > and provable world knowledge as well as taking a chill pill when
> it comes to
> > relationship intercourse.
> > Sorry, my experiment in superstition failed again.
> > PRS
> The passage or teaching you are thinking of has to do with the
> implications of imagination and the desire to do wrong. Jesus
> that the desire to do wrong is bad just as doing it is bad, or
> to that effect. (No one with any sense can honestly take such an
> equation literally in all circumstances, or even in most
> circumstances.) The teaching might be found in Matt. ch. 5 and
> elsewhere and is best put something like this: Behold some have
> your not to cheat on your wife, but now I tell you do even cheat on
> her in your mind.
> There is an Enlightenment proverb to the effect: Thought is
> There you have the other end of reality.
> Timothy E. Kennelly
Dindy: Isn't that what caused so much trouble for Jimmy Carter
because he said he had "lusted in his heart" after other women?