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User talk:NishantXavier Archive 1

Please keep the Catholic/Protestant issues on debate pages and encyclopedia articles

Gentelemen, please keep the Catholic/Protestant conflicts on civil debate pages using well-organized debate pages. Have your arguments on those pages be as logical and well-supported as possible.

Please have encyclopedia articles dealing with Protestant/Catholic/Eastern Orthodox issues be as objective as possible. And please have their talk pages be as constructive as possible.

NishantXavier, please have your debate pages have a "Yes" section and a "No" section. Please see my reformatting of your latest debate page at: Debate: Is there a Purgatory before Judgment Day.Conservative (talk) 10:34, 25 July 2020 (EDT)

All right. I will. - NishantXavier
NishantXavier, please indent your dialogues with other users using colons and remember to sign all of your comments. I have noticed that I have had to indent your comments using colons because you did not due this. Thanks.Conservative (talk) 10:50, 25 July 2020 (EDT)
Ok. I missed to do it above. I did it now. NishantXavierFor Christ the King 10:55, 25 July 2020 (EDT)
All this excludes me cause I'm not interested in church debates. I want neutral scriptural debates. Still waiting for these knowledgeable purveyors of God's truth to engage at Debate: Explain the apparent inconsistency between Ex. 33:11 and Jn. 1:18 to establish their bona fides and authority. RobSTrump 2Q2Q 10:56, 25 July 2020 (EDT)
RobS, you can make your scriptural arguments on debate pages. You can put scriptural resources/arguments on Conservapedia's Christianity encylopedia pages (and have the talk pages of those articles be as constructive as possible).
Please keep the conflict off of NishantXavier's talk page.Conservative (talk) 11:10, 25 July 2020 (EDT)
I'm being baited into being a called an "anti-Catholic zealot" or bigot. Discussing church, rather than bible, only facilities such a set up. Bible discussions are neutral. While someone may cite a Catholic or Protestant scholar as the basis for their personal understanding of a scripture, the focus remains on illuminating scripture verses itself, and not needless emotional attachments to institutions. RobSTrump 2Q2Q 11:21, 25 July 2020 (EDT)

If your successfully being baited, there is one sure way to end this problem. Stop allowing yourself to be baited. Ultimately, you choose what to respond to and what not to respond to.Conservative (talk) 11:24, 25 July 2020 (EDT)

In the meantime, please try to stay off of NishantXavier's talk page and instead direct your efforts to creating debates pages and creating encyclopedia content.
Websites with strong web traffic have quality, user friendly content that is well-organized.
Search engines rarely give top rankings to wiki User talk pages. Why? Because they are typically a mismash of various topics and tend to be less informative. Conservapedia could use more search engine traffic. Creating debate pages and creating encyclopedia content will do that.Conservative (talk) 11:31, 25 July 2020 (EDT)

Moving your announcement of your Third Ecumenical Nicene Council 2025 article

I moved your announcement of your creation of "Third Ecumenical Nicene Council 2025" to its talk page.

The article you created lacked a Eastern Orthodox view of the event so I added this view to the article.

You know there is tension between you and RobSmith which is something I am attempting to tamp down.

Please stop using your talk page in a manner that is bound to increase the temperature of the aforementioned conflict. You must know that using your talk page to promote the Catholic view of the primacy of the Catholic Church is not going to decrease the conflict, but increase it. Thank you.Conservative (talk) 15:10, 25 July 2020 (EDT)

Feel free to create a debate page about the Essay: Third Ecumenical Nicene Council 2025 issue if you wish to debate non-Catholics about this matter. You can do so here: Debate: Will there be a Third Ecumenical Nicene Council in 2025? (see my commments below) Conservative (talk)
I did some initial investigation of this proposed gathering in Nicea in 2025.
Even a Jesuit website indicates: "The Vatican has not issued a formal statement on the patriarch’s revelation, presumably because it emerged in a private conversation between him and the pope. But, pressed for clarification by journalists, Father Federico Lombardi, S.J., described Bartholomew’s idea as “very beautiful and significant”; he presented it as an agreement “to hold a joint commemoration of the first ecumenical council held in Nicea in 325 AD.” He recalled that Bartholomew was the first to propose the idea for the recent meeting in Jerusalem commemorating the historic encounter Patriarch Athenagoras and Pope Paul VI in 1964. He emphasized, however, that the patriarch actually spoke about “a gathering” at Nicea, and did not characterize it as an ecumenical council."[1]
The National Catholic Reporter indicated in 2014: "Vatican: Too early to confirm 2025 Orthodox-Catholic summit".[2]
In a 2014 article entitled Nicea III in 2025, the American Catholic journal Commonweal indicates: "The exact nature of the planned meeting at Nicea (now Iznik, Turkey) is not known. But how could it be, over a decade in the future?"[3]
So it seems to me that the Catholic Church has not yet determined what the nature of the potential 2025 meeting will be. We don't even know if the meeting will occur.
In light of the above, I moved the article to essay space.Conservative (talk) 17:21, 25 July 2020 (EDT)
It is now at: Essay: Third Ecumenical Nicene Council 2025.Conservative (talk) 19:20, 25 July 2020 (EDT)

All right. Essay format is fine. And I know there is some uncertainty about the format, but Fr. Mark White and others, as was mentioned, are convinced it will be a Third Nicene Council. At any rate, it will certainly be an ecumenical gathering to which all Christians are invited to commemorate Nicaea. NishantXavierFor Christ the King 21:02, 25 July 2020 (EDT)

In the future, you have to separate what you want to be true, from what is a fact. I know you want there to be a meeting and you want it to be ecumenical, but there is no certainty that either will happen.
Remember, encyclopedias are meant to deal mainly with facts and not opinions. And when encyclopedias do endeavor to document opinions of various parties, they clearly state they are the opinions of a certain party or parties. Conservative (talk) 21:57, 25 July 2020 (EDT)

All right. I tried to give the perspectives of various persons on the upcoming events. Some, like Fr. White more recently, consider it a Council; others, like Fr. Lombardi, said in 2014 that it was yet unsure what kind of meeting it would be. I read the updated essay. NishantXavierFor Christ the King 23:53, 25 July 2020 (EDT)

Inviting Collaboration for articles on Popes; and on Christianity in every country

Non-debate topic. There have been about 266 Popes from Saint Peter and Pope Linus through Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis. I believe only about 10 to 20 articles so far have been created for these 266 men. So that means the scope and future potential of over 200+ future articles remains. I invite collaboration on this matter from all interested conservative posters here at Conservapedia, Catholic and non-Cath alike.

Or if someone prefers, there are over 200 countries in the world. 205. The Christianity by Country Category has just over 10 countries: https://www.conservapedia.com/Category:Christianity_by_Country So again there is scope here for research on nearly 200 future articles. Again, I invite all interested collaborators, Catholic or non-Catholic, as well as Christian or even conservative non-Christian, to work on this one. We can keep track of Global Christianity. NishantXavierFor Christ the King 21:10, 25 July 2020 (EDT)

Links to the current ongoing debates: On Existence of Purgatory, on Church Authority etc

Existence of Purgatory: https://www.conservapedia.com/Debate:_Is_there_a_Purgatory_before_Judgment_Day Christ's Church Authority: https://www.conservapedia.com/Debate:Does_the_Catholic_Church_have_the_biblical_authority_of_Christ_Himself_to_preach_and_to_teach_the_truth_forever%3F

Greatest Evangelists of the 20th Century: Pope John Paul II, Abp. Sheen, Billy Graham, Reinhard Bonnke

I want to do an Article or Essay on the Greatest Evangelists of the 20th century, whether Catholic or Evangelical. Abp. Sheen and Billy Graham, who were also good friends, are two obvious names. Pope John Paul II and Reinhard Bonnke were two other great Evangelists for Christianity. NishantXavierFor Christ the King 06:33, 27 July 2020 (EDT.

Quick note about your request to give my Christian testimony

I did as you requested in terms of giving my Christian testimony. It is at: https://www.conservapedia.com/Conservapedia:150_Million_Souls_for_Christ_the_King#User:_Conservative.27s_testimony
Sincerely, User: Conservative.Conservative (talk) 22:32, 2 August 2020 (EDT)

Wow, Thanks a Lot, Conservative! I just read it, it looks really great! Thank you. Heaven rejoices when anyone of us gives our testimony for Christ our King!

About your life journey, I also liked Josh McDowell's general apologetics for Christianity. If you're interested specifically in Bible Prophesy, you may like this article: https://www.conservapedia.com/Prophesies_Fulfilled_by_Christ I added a list of about 25 specific prophesies, showing they were fulfilled only in Jesus Christ Our Lord and God, the Promised Jewish Messiah: "Some probability estimations

If we assume there is a 0.0001 (0.01%) chance or probability of a person fulfilling one of these prophesies by accident, what would be the probability that that person could fulfill all these prophesies? It would be at least (1/10^4)^25=1/10^100 i.e. 0.00[99 zeros]1. This incredibly low number would be the likelihood that one born in Bethlehem could be worshiped as God in every Gentile country, that one born of a Virgin would be recognized as Light of the Nations, that one born of the House of David would be God in the Flesh, that the Son of Man would be served by all tribes, that He could offer His Life as a Ransom or Sacrifice for many, and Institute a Perpetual Priesthood with a Perpetual Offering of this Mystical Sacrifice, and so on. The probability, or certainty, that He Who did this is truly God and the Messiah is = 1-(1/10^100) = (almost) 1. In other words, it is virtually certain.

https://www.conservapedia.com/Prophesies_Fulfilled_by_Christ

Question

Hi NishantXavier, I've got an important question. Since I unfortunately haven't set up an email for my CP account, I can't send an email to any other users who have done so. Can you see if you can contact either Dataclarifier or IndependentSkeptic? While I definitely pray for them every day, I'd really hope to be able to stay in touch with them (at least from time to time) in some way to make sure that everything's okay for them (seeing as IndependentSkeptic specified his fourth most previous edit as his last one). Thanks! —LiberaltearsMay Dataclarifier be well! | Don't be an anti-Catholic zealot! Tuesday, 12:34, 4 August 2020 (EDT)

Our whole household has just settled down for our mid-afternoon "retirement" naps, so before I did, I looked in on NishantXavier's page, and saw your Question. I believe no email can be sent to me from CP. As far as I remember, I never set up an accessible email for my own CP account, unless submitting my email address was originally a privacy-protected requirement of CP for legitimacy at the time I first created my account; I don't remember.
At the beginning of my involvement with CP I encountered about a hundred Captcha challenges over a period of about 3 months before finally my edits were taken as a sign of legitimate activity in good faith on CP, and my contributions of created articles were later welcomed by Andy Schlafly as valuable. But that beginning was over 7 years ago. My own computer tech, a friend who helped me set up my home station, advised me 14 years ago never to divulge my email address to any public-access online site as protection against both troll harassment and vicious hacking, and to never use my computer for banking and filing personal important data; and I also a few years ago discovered online a tip on how to constantly change my IP address:
turn off your computer, disconnect the modem, unplug from the power source or turn off the power-strip (surge-protector) for 25 minutes, then plug-in/turn on the power, reconnect the modem, turn on the computer, and when the screen comes up, do a restart: the IP address that appears when you log on to the same or another site will be completely different.
Only the region of the country or the city you post from will be traceable by ordinary means. Hackers will be a different animal. That's why some form of firewall and malicious edit protection from malware, spyware, computer viruses, etc. is imperative.
I too have an important request. Please: don't use NishantXavier's talk page as a ready chat room for contact with me and IndependentSkeptic (and my elderly mother, 93). He was recently asked by another user to ask me for a response, and he honestly said he couldn't, since I was unavailable. Now you know why. (By the way, FYI, my name is Michael Paul Heart: IndependentSkeptic's name is Delwayne Royd Mullin.)
I will "pop-in", as he put it, about every 3 months to look at this page. I appreciate your concern, Liberaltears, and yours, NishantXavier. We all do. Meanwhile, I suggest you both do what Father Nelo Leto said to me in 1985 about my concern for my former New Age acquaintances: pray for them, and let the Holy Spirit deal with them, and leave it at that: you can trust Him to know what He's doing. Use that advice in your present concern for us. Be at peace and content yourself with that, at least. He is a living God, not a dead concept of human belief and wishful thinking.
Right now, it's August. I'll "pop-in" again in November. I wish you well in your studies. Pax vobis. --Dataclarifier (talk) 17:32, 4 August 2020 (EDT)
Thank you very much for replying, Dataclarifier! I understand your concerns with not wanting to converse on any talk pages here; I posted this section here after simply being too pessimistic earlier today wondering if I may never be able to get in contact with you again, especially after I had finished a load of tedious work and was becoming very lonely with a life I couldn't exactly enjoy much for the past while now. I initially wanted to tell you something important, but I suspect that doing so will get me blocked by one of the anti-Catholic editors on this site (see block log here). God Bless, and I hope your eyesight may be restored fully if not so already! —LiberaltearsMay Dataclarifier be well! | Don't be an anti-Catholic zealot! Tuesday, 19:12, 4 August 2020 (EDT)

Hi Liberal Tears. My email address is on my One Peter Five page. Anyone who wishes can also follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/Xavier_DMercy Are you on Twitter? If so, we can catch up there. Or else if you have any other platform to remain in touch, I'm all ears. I'm happy D/C and I/S will pop in from time to time. I'm happy to meet the people and team here and I hope we all stay in touch. NishantXavierFor Christ the King 02:05, 5 August 2020 (EDT)

Hi NishantXavier, I unfortunately don't have a Twitter account. I don't know if I'll be able to find a good way to send you an email, if anytime soon at all. By the way, did you notice that I was blocked by Shobson20 over the past two weeks? The previous block has been lifted though. —LiberaltearsMay Dataclarifier be well! | Don't be an anti-Catholic zealot! Wednesday, 11:04, 5 August 2020 (EDT)
Didn't he put, Go and sin no more in the edit summary? RobSTrump 2Q2Q 11:29, 5 August 2020 (EDT)
Hi Liberal Tears, I'm sorry to hear that. I can vouch that you have made many important edits. However, I also hope we can all agree to no public criticism of moderators. If we have a disagreement, it may be best to take it up with the individual in private. I think that's the best way that CP will work for all. Anyway, I've been away for a bit myself. Just coming back. Hope we can all work together constructively and peaceably in future. NishantXavierFor Christ the King 01:05, 22 August 2020 (EDT)
Awesome to see that you're back, NishantXavier, and thanks for replying! About the disputes with Shobson20 a few weeks ago, the good news is that the tension has mostly evaporated after we had found common ground in disdain for a series of server errors here on CP as well as combating vandals. —LiberaltearsMay Dataclarifier be well! | Don't be an anti-Catholic zealot! Saturday, 01:44, 22 August 2020 (EDT)

Awesome to hear that, Liberal Tears. Peace and Grace and God's Blessings be upon you and upon all of us here at CP. God Bless. NishantXavierFor Christ the King 01:47, 22 August 2020 (EDT)

Thank you, and God Bless! —LiberaltearsMay Dataclarifier be well! | Don't be an anti-Catholic zealot! Saturday, 01:53, 22 August 2020 (EDT)

Debate Page on Holy Communion - is it literally the Body and Blood of Christ, or just a bare empty symbolic reminder

Debate Page at: https://www.conservapedia.com/Debate:Is_Holy_Communion_the_True_Body_and_Precious_Blood_of_Jesus_Christ#1_Cor_11:23-30_To_partake_unworthily_is_to_become_guilty_of_the_Blood_of_Christ._Impossible_if_symbolic

Three Texts from Our Lord Jesus and St. Paul are considered. More later. NishantXavierFor Christ the King 03:45, 5 August 2020 (EDT)

Debate: Is the Roman Catholic doctrine of grace biblical?

Is there anything you can contribute to this debate? Debate: Is the Roman Catholic doctrine of grace biblical? I've contributed what I could. Is there more you could add? Thanks. --Dataclarifier (talk) 22:05, 12 August 2020 (EDT)

Apologies to all. I've been away, busy in other things. I hope to get back to posting more on Conservapedia in the days to come. I'll take a look at the debate. NishantXavierFor Christ the King 01:03, 22 August 2020 (EDT)

All right, Data Clarifier. I posted a brief section in the above debate. It is so clear to us. Unfortunately, our separated brethren need some help in seeing it. But it is plain in the Scriptures that we can fall from Grace through mortal sin, and be restored back by Confession of sins. NishantXavierFor Christ the King 01:27, 22 August 2020 (EDT)

Thank you.
I just set up another Debate page for others to participate in. For myself and IndependentSkeptic, we just don't have the energy any more. Just take a look at it, but don't get involved unless you really feel you should. We feel we shouldn't be obligating our friends in any way–it's just not fair. The title of the debate already implies the only possible answer.
Peace be with you. We are well, just feeling old. I still lift light dumbbells for exercise. My mother is 93 and amazingly alert. She says, "Just don't say that "O" word. ("Old"). Stay safe buddy. --Dataclarifier (talk) 22:25, 26 August 2020 (EDT)
By the way, already a hot angry response has appeared on the Debate page and its Talk page. Do you know why some metal wires get hotter than others? Resistance. John 3:19-21. The more they resist the hotter they get. The truth can really burn. They need compassion, and they need the truth, even if it seems harsh as Jesus had compassion on the Sadducees and scribes and Pharisees by warning them of the truth of their hypocrisy and of God's forgiveness and mercy and judgment and wrath. We need to do as you have been doing, and persistently, and calmly, and unapologetically, always give a reason for the hope we have in the integrity of Christ and the holy scriptures. Sad that it makes them angry, but it can have a salutary effect on sinners to call them back from the error of their way if they are seeking truly to do the will of the Father. James 5:19-20; Matthew 7:21-23. Peace be with you. Amen. --Dataclarifier (talk) 23:00, 26 August 2020 (EDT)
If you think they're angry now, wait until I potentially create an essay along the lines of "Essay:Why Dataclarifier is one of Conservapedia's Greatest Editors"! —LiberaltearsMay Dataclarifier be well! | Don't be an anti-Catholic zealot! Thursday, 23:25, 26 August 2020 (EDT)
Please don't; it's too easy to take a quarter of a million of his own bytes and spam the page to argue in the negative, since he's pioneered and set a precedent that style of debate as acceptable. RobSTrump 2Q2Q 23:41, 26 August 2020 (EDT)
It really burns, doesn't it. I told you it would. I was right. You need to rethink your position. May God have mercy on you. I include a petition for you at the prayers of the faithful at almost every Mass. --Dataclarifier (talk) 02:16, 27 August 2020 (EDT)
Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.
I guess that's why your mouth is stopped when you hear the gospel of grace, and can only ask for an explanation about when the gates of hell prevailed.
ye are not under law but under grace.
If you were under grace, your mouth wouldn't be stopped. RobSTrump 2Q2Q 02:32, 27 August 2020 (EDT)

I posted on the Gates of Hell page. Our Lord uses a striking metaphor. He means to show no hostile power whatsoever will be effective against His Church. His Church will be attacked. But because He made Simon the Rock of His Church on Earth, it will be secure from all attacks on Her Faith and on Her Unity. Her Faith is the full 100% Truth. The separated Christian communities can have 50% of the Truth to 90% of the Truth. But in One Church, all Christians will find 100% Truth. That was God's original design for all Christians. How nice it would be, what a testimony for Christ our King, what an invitation to non-Christians to become Christian, if only all Christians remained in perfect charity and full unity with one another today!!!NishantXavierFor Christ the King 11:20, 27 August 2020 (EDT)

Debate Page on Confession: Is Confession of Sins required for the Forgiveness of Sins

Page Here: https://www.conservapedia.com/Debate:_Is_Confession_of_Sins_required_for_the_Forgiveness_of_Sins

No one wants to discuss this subject? Rob Smith, do you have any thoughts on Confession? NishantXavierFor Christ the King 11:16, 27 August 2020 (EDT)

I think you need to rephrase the question. No one disputes confession is necessary; the question is, does a third party mediator have power to absolve sin. RobSTrump 2Q2Q 11:39, 27 August 2020 (EDT)

I believe that aspect is addressed in points 2 and 3. The first point considers Confession in general. The Second Point shows it must be made before Priests, since the Presbyters of the Church are to be called in, as St. James the Apostle writes. The third, from the Gospel of St. John, shows the Lord God granted to His Apostles, the first Bishops and Priests of His Church, the authority to retain and remit sins, which is the power of absolution NishantXavierFor Christ the King 10:25, 31 August 2020 (EDT) 10:34, 28 August 2020 (EDT)

We're all priests, believers that is, are priests. RobSFree Kyle! 08:20, 15 September 2020 (EDT)
  • 1 Peter 2:4-6 - As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious, you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. For it stands in Scripture: “Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a cornerstone chosen and precious, and whoever believes in him will not be put to shame.”

This is the priesthood of all believers, not an exclusive clique. And by telling the laity they have to wait till death to join the priesthood, you are holding back people from salvation, i.e. you are doing the devil's work. RobSFree Kyle! 15:24, 15 September 2020 (EDT)

Presbyters are Ordained Priests. Do you know what Orders are? Presbyters are translated Elders in Protestant translations. They confuse you. All Christians are not Presbyters. You partake of the royal priesthood when you are baptized. You partake of ministerial priesthood when you are ordained.

Here is St. Paul talking of Ordained Presbyters/Ministerial Priests:

Tit 1:5 "For this cause I left thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and shouldest ordain priests in every city, as I also appointed thee:"

1 Tim 4:14 "Neglect not the grace that is in thee, which was given thee by prophesy, with imposition of the hands of the priesthood." NishantXavierFor Christ the King 08:15, 30 September 2020 (EDT)

How are you doing?

Hi NishantXavier, I'm just wondering, how are you doing? I currently don't see you around on CP as much, and I do hope all is well for you! God Bless! —LiberaltearsMay Dataclarifier be well! | Don't be an anti-Catholic zealot! Friday, 02:27, 4 September 2020 (EDT)

I'm doing ok, Liberal Tears. Engaged in other things mostly for now. Will try to find more time for CP going forward. God Bless. NishantXavierFor Christ the King 08:00, 15 September 2020 (EDT)

Okay, thank you for replying, NishantXavier!
LiberaltearsMay D.C., his mother, and I.S. be all well! Tuesday, 08:12, 15 September 2020 (EDT)

Judge Barrett is going to be a Great Supreme Court Justice

Amy Coney Barrett is going to be a Great Supreme Court Justice! Let's pray and work for her speedy confirmation. I earlier edited the main article on the pro-life Catholic Mother of 7. I'll see if I can add more information going forward. NishantXavierFor Christ the King 08:17, 30 September 2020 (EDT)