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Metaphors and platitudes. You are basically saying that god is not going to do things for you. Nobody understands that better than atheists. But, i’m glad you are coming around to realizing that prayer is worthless. Superman is not coming. Clean your own room, straighten your own life out. Don’t use imaginary crutches to comfort yourself. Carry your own rocks.
originally posted by: Out6of9Balance
Your life is this figurative rock God himself cannot lift. What you must do to survive God cannot do for you. Whatever you do in life God cannot do for you. This is the rock God created He himself cannot lift, but you can and do lift. Who would be interested in a real rock God cannot lift anyhow? Only ingnorant people would ask for such thing. It also says not to tempt your Lord, but these ignorant people are meditating on foolishness.
So lift this rock God cannot lift for you.
I have wondered about you a few times and now I found the answer to who's rocks you carry . Every one of us play's a part and there is no one getting away with anything they did while here . God requires Mercy not sacrifice .
You have invented a god in your head and now you have gone so far as to start carrying it’s rocks.
I prefer to look over myself. And live in my own house.
originally posted by: ccseagull
a reply to: Woodcarver
Prayer is my intimate relationship with God, my Father and the one that created this world. He has given us an instruction manual on how to live life. I'm not talking about laws, I'm talking about love. I rest in HIs love and the power of His Comforter the Holy Spirit, and the lover of my soul, my redeemer Jesus.
He is my best friend and always there for me. I am never alone. I have everything in Him. Through Him, I am learning that I am a daughter of God. I have a human father, but God is the almighty, he is the great, "I Am". I cannot wait to rejoice in His presence.
The Lord Is My Shepherd
A Psalm of David.
23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
2 He makes me lie down in green pastures.
He leads me beside still waters.
3 He restores my soul.
He leads me in paths of righteousness
for his name's sake.
4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil,
for you are with me;
your rod and your staff,
they comfort me.
5 You prepare a table before me
in the presence of my enemies;
you anoint my head with oil;
my cup overflows.
6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me
all the days of my life,
and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord
originally posted by: Raggedyman
a reply to: JimNasium
Pretty common in SE Asia to rub Budhas tummy for luck, go figure
Christianity doesn't work that way, it rains on the believer and non believer
The promise is for the afterlife, not this one.