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dustee

Im poor...I had two chances to steal... a person cash her check and left her wallet on the counter as i was leaving an employee said ma'am

to me u r leaving ur wallet.. I said it's not mine.. It happen a second time. Was this the Lord's way of giving me the money I prayed for? Should I have said yes and left..

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God does not condone thieving no matter the circumstances.

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dustee
green u r right i agree that why i said not mine
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LosXAngeles96

No it's not your don't take it stealing is a sin it was a temptation to test you

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dustee
green.. thanks
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Thanks and no prob
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Really???? 2 Times??? well then say....nope...

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no green for u
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If you do not agree or condone my stupidity I shall not give you the green :) Mike, I gave you a thumb :)
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NO. You don't seriously think God would tell you to take money that did not belong to you do you?

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no green for meanness
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I am mean? You were the one considering taking someone else's wallet? Now that is mean. Think about it.
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Scott, I gave you a thumb(obviously), but on another note, since that first "robot" member we had a chat about, I have since found two more and continue to look for them and call them on their B.S.!!!! :) Still have got no response :)
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Hey Nafta, I will tell you what I have learned. Ask sent me this, "Members include users who sign up directly from Ask.com, smart phone users, paid answer assistants, Ask moderators, employees, cause supporters, and verified partners". Where the paid answer assistants are from or how they get their answers is not clear but I suspect it is what we figured all along, that they want no question to go unanswered and the site to look busy and useful. I still prefer the honest to Gosh from a real person answers, but now that I know what those answers are, I can sleep at night ;-) Have an awesome day buddy!
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I think you know the right answer here. Just listen to you heart and you will be blessed.

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green... i know what was/is right.. i was just a question :)
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one_life

god wouldnt tell you to break a commandment

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SuperPhile

There is no God, so it was just a coincidence. Either way, you shouldn't steal anything, unless the lives of others truly rely on it.

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I will green that. Stealing should not depend on there being a God or not.
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there is a god he made the heavens and the earth.he made you he died in the cross for you for our sins .he loves every body GOD BLESS YOU
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Heidi please don't start. You can't prove that. Happy you are comfortable in your beliefs now let others have theirs.
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My belief is god is real. You can go ahead and believe he's not real, but don't tell other people who believe in god not to cause your not going to change their beliefs. It's really immature that you say, " There is no god," rather then just saying "I don't believe their is a god, but..."
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But you still shouldn't steal anything
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I don't have the energy tonight to argue with religious people. I suppose you believe YOUR God id the correct one as well right? You can't prove there is one, he can't prove there isn't, now leave it alone.
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Thank you, Sir Scottnrg. I salute thee, my good man.
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Heidi that is about the silliest "proof" of God I have ever read, Sorry but it is. Also he did not even mention Christ which you brought up in your comment.
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@SuperPhile, there's no reason to threaten someone just because they believe differently from you. "I will destroy you on this topic" is a threat and there are so many better ways to just get a topic dropped. I'll never understand why people have to argue over religion. I'm a Christian but I respect other beliefs - well, until someone disrespects mine.
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Come on Summer, it was not a threat, he was saying that he is better prepared for a debate. People need to relax. It would not even be an issue if Heidi had allowed him his answer and belief in the first place.
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Heidi I went to the link. It is just silly. Just because man did NOT make something does NOT mean that God did. Have your faith but accept it as just that, faith and not proof. I am out of here.
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Heidi, you are not proving anything. Many things mentioned in the article can be created by humans in modern day. Ever heard of artificial plants? Yeah, they can produce oxygen, and, like the name suggests, are MAN MADE. No higher power. Now just stop.
And to Miss Summer Sucks, that is definitely not a threat. Believe me, I know what a threat is from being raised in a household with many lawyer relatives.
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We are "God"!
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Heidi, you are not doing anything constructive right now. You are just Googling "reasons why God exists," and posting articles here. If you really want to persuade me that there is a higher power, you yourself need to get that into my head. Not some article about an old person who you have never met. Just you. And please, don't do the cliche "birth is a miracle," or "the sky is too beautiful" tactic. That will just dissuade me even further.
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god made science and lots more
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SuperPhile
You are the most brain dead person I have ever met. I can see you winning a Darwin Award. Please, never reproduce.
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i don't get you....
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i'm confused what you said...
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that's your problem you don't belie/e in god but i had already told you the truth,GOD BLESS YOU
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magdalene
I'd just like to say that I'm glad that dustee knew what was right and acted on it and will be blessed for it. Dustee can feel good inside for that. And, I know one very good way to find out if God is real or not...Just one time humble ourself, and even though we at the time may not know if there is a true God and having not maybe proven that there is or isn't in our own estimation....just step out and ask God whom we've not seen,"If you are real, show me". And if the heart is sincere and He is real...then He will be able to reveal Himself, because God would not be limited as we are and would be able to somehow let us know that He is authenic right? But give equal opportunity to be shown whether or not He is real as to just deciding without being shown. If He is real and He wants us to know Him and sincerely WANT to know wouldn't He reveal Himself in some way? WELL DONE DUSTEE!
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@magdalene I have asked that question of God many, many times. I too agree that if there is a God it certainly is within its power to reveal itself. I am a seeker and have asked with all the sincerity that my heart can muster. I have gotten an answer, and time and time again it is a definite MAYBE.
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You did the right thing by not taking it. You should look at it as, the Devil was testing you, and you passed.

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true:)
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dustee
green... thanks
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It depends if their was mo one to claim it and no form of ID then it's not theft I would claim it wait 3 days for some one to come for it and if not then its fair game

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no it isn't God's way of helping..........he will help you with much better rewards for wat you have done..............have FAITH n HOPE in LORD

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green thanks
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hmm.....welcome ..........be strong he's gonna help you a lot sis
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no god doesn't want you to steal money,god will help you but in many ways ,don't worry i will pray for you, you will have money just keep on praying don't give up.just believe in god he is the answer! :)

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green thanks
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your welcome
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This is the message we heard from Jesus and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all. (1 John 1:5 NLT). If we are tempted by such trials, we must not say, ?This temptation comes from God.? For God cannot be tempted by evil, and he himself tempts no one. But we are tempted when we are drawn away and trapped by our own evil desires. (James 1:13, 14 KJV). /// My sister you did the right thing for God never uses wicked means to bless his children, he's a righteous heavenly father and there's no sin in him at all.

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dustee
green... hey bobby thanks :)
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You are welcome my beloved sister the Lord will supply your needs.
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Perfect answer! Green!
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Thank you very much
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Nice Bobby
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Thank you beauty
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Preach it, Brother Bobby!! :-)
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Maybe this is a test, to see if you will do the right thing. You may not like the consequences He has in store for you, if you do steal.
If someone was absent minded enough to leave their wallet, they must have a lot on their mind. You could make their tough life even worse. Would you really want to cause that kind of chain reaction?

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green and no.. thanks
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You did the right thing. I think that if God wanted to get involved in your financial situation, he would have had money come to you in an honest way. For example a donation from an organization to you, a lotto ticket you bought, someone you knew giving you a gift, winning a raffle, winning a contest etc...

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green and thanks
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A gf of mine told me how impressed she was when she met her (now) husband. He had been praying to God asking him to provide for him while he was walking in the park. Then he found a purse sitting on the bench with no one around. Was this God's answer? Maybe God was testing him.. He took the purse home and with his roommate being a witness, he looked in the purse and found a wallet and got a hold of the owner to let her know. That story showed her that he was a man of integrity. I think God will bless you all the more when you are honest before Him and man. :)

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green and thank u soooo much
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Oh..yes. I don't see any greem thumbs, tho. :) lol
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No, this was either a test from God (yes, I believe He tests us from time to time) or Satan was tempting you. Of course, it might also be a combination.

I'm also poor but I'll never steal. I even refused to ask my church if I could get the money for a trip I paid back and just pay it again later but I refused to give in even though I was close to broke (which for me is anything less than $5).

Just remember to keep on going. There are ways to earn money. I just got $10 from selling some CDs and while that may not seem like a lot, it's going to get me through the next 10 days until I get my check. I'm usually broke by the end of the 1st week which sucks but with bills due at the beginning, there's no way to make the money last to the end.

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green and thanks... we both will hang in here :)
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Yes
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magdalene

You probably feel alot better now having not taken it than if you would have taken it and wondered later. But, a person has a conscience and maybe because you acted on yours by not taking the wallet you can feel very good about having done the right thing!

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yes and green :)
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Do what you feel is right. "All actions have opposite and 'equal' reactions." Equal is relative.

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Perhaps God was testing you to see if you're worthy of his blessings.

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green and thanks
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No, God wants to trust you to not steel it, then He will bless you. And he would not tell you to steal. Be honest and God will richly bless you. If you steel you will be more poor than you are now. You will be in jail.

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green and true
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I think maybe it was God testing you to see if you will do the right thing or not.

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Has anyone ever stolen frm you? If so, how would you feal?

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