Thursday, December 27, 2012

A snapshot of my life:

Me: "Oh my God!  That's so funny! Did you see that church sign?"
Friend: "The Baptist church?"
Me: "I don't know.  It said FWB Church."
Friend: "Free Will Baptist."
Me: "Oh. I thought Friends With Benefits."
Friend: (turning to look at me) "Friends With Benefits?! That would never have occurred to me."
Me: "Well, Free Will Baptist would never have occurred to me."
Friend: "That's because you're going to hell, Sugar."

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  1. That is funny but got hilarious after I discovered that I had inadvertently switched the roles during the first read.

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  2. hahaha...friends with benefits....well that happens in a few churches i know as well...

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    1. I'm sure it does in all churches - they just don't usually openly endorse it!

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  3. I pondered the pic a bit before I read your post. I came up with 'Fun With Barbara'.....came to my senses and realized I shouldn't start thinking about high school days that happened over 45 years ago. Are other Baptists not 'free will'?

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    1. I think it represents a doctrinal/scritptural difference. Southern Baptist is the primary one around here, but there are others (Reformed, Full Gospel, Primitive, and so on). I asked my friend the difference between Freewill Baptist and Missionary Baptist and he said, "One's right and one's wrong." I asked which was which and got, "Depends on which one you belong to." Which I think is about as accurate an answer as there is.

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  4. LOL :) I can somehow see myself thinking the same thing with the sign!

    betty

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    1. Just an acronym you see commonly - more commonly than for freewill.

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  5. My guess would have been Hot Springs Free Wash and Bath Church....

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    1. Now that you say that, there are "foot-washing Baptists."

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  6. I am not familiar with FWB acronym, nor baptist denominations. I'd just guess that someone, yet again, is clueless on spelling.

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    1. No, it's definitely Free Will Baptist. I've seen them before and once he said it, I knew. It's just not the first thing that occurred to me.

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  7. "Me: "Well, Free Will Baptist would never have occurred to me."
    Him: "That's because you're going to hell, Sugar."

    HAHAHHAHAHAHA! Hilarious!

    And do you know what's ironic? I actually have a blogging friend who's blog is named....Friends With Benefits!

    Have a super weekend!

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    1. The concept seems to be everywhere these days, so why not a blog, too? But a church? Probably not.

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  8. Hell will be more fun with you in it, Sugar.

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  9. "free will" and "Baptoist" just don't seem to go together...oxymoron in my opinion. And if you're going to hell, I'll be right there with you.
    PS no wonder we can't get along in this world, if the Baptists can't agree on their religious theories and need all of those denominations (like the Lutherans up here), how can Christians and Muslims ever work things out?

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    1. There seem to be more and less conservative versions of Baptists. But I'm pretty sure I'd be on the eternal damnation fast list for all of them.

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  10. Bwhahahahaha!!! that sounds like the sort of conversation that might be had in our house!

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  11. My thinking went the direction of yours. "Free will"? Never would have occurred to me. See you in hell, hon.

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  12. Neither would have occured to me!;)

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    1. You'd really have to be from this area, I think.

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  13. I had no idea there was such a thing as Free Will Baptists.

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