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posted on May, 30 2020 @ 01:20 PM
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One of the biggest arguments people have about heaven, hell or God's judgement is that, " I am a good person" and based on this argument he/she deserves to go to heaven. He/she argues there are good people in heaven and he/she is eligible because he/she is a good person. He/she helps and feeds the poor, donates money to good causes, does not fight with neighbours or work colleagues. Most people like you.

I think it is great there are people that are good. We need more of these people on the earth BUT are they really good? In their eyes they feel they are good and in their understanding. Are you a good person? Take the test and see for yourself.

Question #1 - Have you ever lied in your life? Even one lie makes you a liar.

Question #2 - Have you ever stolen anything before? If so, that makes you a thief.

Question #3 - Have you ever used the Lord's name in vain? If so, this makes you a blasphemer.

Question #4 - Have you ever looked at anyone with lust? Jesus said if anyone looks at another person with lust in their heart they have committed adultery. If so, this means you have committed adultery.

Now if you are honest with yourself, most people if not all, have committed the above offenses at least once in their life time meaning you are a lying, thieving, blasphemer and have committed adultery and this is not a good person. If you committed only one of the above sins this still disqualifies you for heaven. All it takes is one sin and you can NOT enter into heaven and I only brought up 4 examples of possible thousands of sins possible on this earth. Often many sin and do not realize it due to various lifestyles and beliefs.

So are we doomed to hell? I have some good news and the answer is a big sounding NO! There is but ONE mediator for all mankind who can approach God and ask him to forgive us of ALL our sins and his name is Jesus and when God (Father) forgives sins.... he forgets them! We have a clean slate! Only through Jesus can we come to God as a child of God.

To better help you understand .... take a quick look at this Youtube video which explains it better than I.





Here is another one:





So what you think a good person is irrelevant since you are not God. AND NONE of us are good people. We are all sinners in the eyes of God!

Jesus is the way, the truth and the life. No other belief brings salvation to humans like God the son.

Peace.




posted on May, 30 2020 @ 01:35 PM
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You know what's true salvation? To be free of oppressive religion and the fear of hell. I am a happy, trustworthy, loyal and loving Atheist. I appreciate all life forms and nature. I can get pleasure just from the smallest thing in the garden.
I do good things because I want to and it feel right, not because I am scared I'll get my behind smacked if I don't.

Being religious is like being a small child, you will never grow up because you are in the clutches and rules of another. Only if you can trust yourself and are one within yourself have you reached mental adulthood. I can never trust religious folk as they put on a front of niceness, when in fact they can be big assholes. [Yeah, we have it in the family]

All the time you waste going to church and try to convince others how nasty they are if they don't believe, you could spend with your family or in nature.

Religion is a bad illness that religious folk try to pass on. But fortunately once you have reached adult hood from the sky daddy, you are immune.

I lie very rarely [I actually can't lie very well as it makes me feel uncomfortable, I have a conscience you know], I have stolen a carrot once when I was 6 and a small toy when I was 10. I also swear like a bin man on overtime when I am angry.
And yet I don't think I am a bad person at all. Not perfect, but a hell of a lot better and more honest than 99% of religious folk.



posted on May, 30 2020 @ 01:35 PM
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a reply to: DeathSlayer
I see nothing to disagree with, but this site tries to discourage one line " I agree" statements.
Incidentally, Augustine found a simple proof in the fact that babies cry. Evident self-will.




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posted on May, 30 2020 @ 01:40 PM
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originally posted by: Hecate666
You know what's true salvation? To be free of oppressive religion and the fear of hell. I am a happy, trustworthy, loyal and loving Atheist. I appreciate all life forms and nature. I can get pleasure just from the smallest thing in the garden.
I do good things because I want to and it feel right, not because I am scared I'll get my behind smacked if I don't.

Being religious is like being a small child, you will never grow up because you are in the clutches and rules of another. Only if you can trust yourself and are one within yourself have you reached mental adulthood. I can never trust religious folk as they put on a front of niceness, when in fact they can be big assholes. [Yeah, we have it in the family]

All the time you waste going to church and try to convince others how nasty they are if they don't believe, you could spend with your family or in nature.

Religion is a bad illness that religious folk try to pass on. But fortunately once you have reached adult hood from the sky daddy, you are immune.

I lie very rarely [I actually can't lie very well as it makes me feel uncomfortable, I have a conscience you know], I have stolen a carrot once when I was 6 and a small toy when I was 10. I also swear like a bin man on overtime when I am angry.
And yet I don't think I am a bad person at all. Not perfect, but a hell of a lot better and more honest than 99% of religious folk.



Could have written this response myself, but not as well lol.

I'm an atheist and good person too šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ˜Š



posted on May, 30 2020 @ 01:57 PM
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a reply to: DeathSlayer




Question #1 - Have you ever lied in your life? Even one lie makes you a liar.

Question #2 - Have you ever stolen anything before? If so, that makes you a thief.

Question #3 - Have you ever used the Lord's name in vain? If so, this makes you a blasphemer.

Question #4 - Have you ever looked at anyone with lust? Jesus said if anyone looks at another person with lust in their heart they have committed adultery. If so, this means you have committed adultery.


Those things don't determine whether you're a good person or not. No one is perfect. What determines a good person is their ability to love and to forgive, themselves and others. Empathy and acceptance of one's self and one's loved ones and neighbors, warts and all, is more important than self condemnation for breaking some book's rules.

I strongly dislike Christians emphasize how utterly unworthy of their God's love and forgiveness humans are.



posted on May, 30 2020 @ 01:58 PM
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a reply to: DISRAELI




Incidentally, Augustine found a simple proof in the fact that babies cry. Evident self-will.


More like the in inherent will to live.



posted on May, 30 2020 @ 01:59 PM
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No one is a good person by God's standard, and you know that very well. It's why salvation and forgiveness are so important. We all will fail and fall from time to time, so we all need to be saved. Otherwise, no matter how good we've been the rest of the time, it won't matter.



posted on May, 30 2020 @ 02:04 PM
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Naw....nope, you forgot to say what you feel deeply when you see the night sky

Which screams creation at ya all the. Long long night long till the sky turns........blue....woah

a reply to: Hecate666


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posted on May, 30 2020 @ 02:04 PM
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Greetings Brother,


I understand your point.

Here is mine - Spreading the Gospel in 4 minutes in a way that makes sense to the layperson.

I would ask my brothers and sisters to consider this new approach at spreading the Gospel. Its fun, to the point so not to bore those listening in and makes one think.

Planting that seed....

God bless you and your family






originally posted by: DISRAELI
a reply to: DeathSlayer
I see nothing to disagree with, but this site tries to discourage one line " I agree" statements.
Incidentally, Augustine found a simple proof in the fact that babies cry. Evident self-will.




edit on 30-5-2020 by DeathSlayer because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 30 2020 @ 02:07 PM
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originally posted by: ketsuko
No one is a good person by God's standard, and you know that very well. It's why salvation and forgiveness are so important. We all will fail and fall from time to time, so we all need to be saved. Otherwise, no matter how good we've been the rest of the time, it won't matter.


AMEN




posted on May, 30 2020 @ 02:07 PM
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a reply to: Hecate666



Being religious is like being a small child, you will never grow up because you are in the clutches and rules of another. Only if you can trust yourself and are one within yourself have you reached mental adulthood. I can never trust religious folk as they put on a front of niceness, when in fact they can be big assholes. [Yeah, we have it in the family]


That behavior is not exclusive to religion people.
Religion is not just Christianity.
Brainwashing is possible by secular groups.




edit on 30-5-2020 by Observationalist because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 30 2020 @ 02:12 PM
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a reply to: DeathSlayer

Looks like Iā€™m going to hell.

Oh wait, we are already here.



posted on May, 30 2020 @ 02:14 PM
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It can be, depending what path you take.

You choose the path you walk.



originally posted by: KKLOCO
a reply to: DeathSlayer

Looks like Iā€™m going to hell.

Oh wait, we are already here.


edit on 30-5-2020 by DeathSlayer because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 30 2020 @ 02:45 PM
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originally posted by: Hecate666
You know what's true salvation? To be free of oppressive religion and the fear of hell. I am a happy, trustworthy, loyal and loving Atheist. I appreciate all life forms and nature. I can get pleasure just from the smallest thing in the garden.
I do good things because I want to and it feel right, not because I am scared I'll get my behind smacked if I don't.

Being religious is like being a small child, you will never grow up because you are in the clutches and rules of another. Only if you can trust yourself and are one within yourself have you reached mental adulthood. I can never trust religious folk as they put on a front of niceness, when in fact they can be big assholes. [Yeah, we have it in the family]

All the time you waste going to church and try to convince others how nasty they are if they don't believe, you could spend with your family or in nature.

Religion is a bad illness that religious folk try to pass on. But fortunately once you have reached adult hood from the sky daddy, you are immune.

I lie very rarely [I actually can't lie very well as it makes me feel uncomfortable, I have a conscience you know], I have stolen a carrot once when I was 6 and a small toy when I was 10. I also swear like a bin man on overtime when I am angry.
And yet I don't think I am a bad person at all. Not perfect, but a hell of a lot better and more honest than 99% of religious folk.



You know what's sad? The fact that you hate Christianity so much that you would speak about those who believe in God that way. Your post screams hatred toward those of us that believe in Christ and it's totally unwarranted. I feel a similar way (no hate though) about those who claim to be believers yet they manipulate others to control their behavior. But your generalization of us as ill and childish is in and of itself, childish. What humors me is your attitude toward believers, when the vast majority of believers would never speak to you in the same manner. I just don't understand why so many Atheists are so condescending and ridicule believers every chance they get. And your 99% figure is purely made up. You and I have no way to know how many Christians are honest and "good", because most of us are works in progress and make human mistakes all the time. To say you're more honest than 99% is laughable and arrogant.

Lighten up dude! Life's much better when you're not so angry!




posted on May, 30 2020 @ 02:59 PM
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a reply to: DeathSlayer

i dont give a crap about the alledged opinion of your imaginary friend

does that make me a bad person ?



posted on May, 30 2020 @ 03:09 PM
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Just stay true to yourself.



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posted on May, 30 2020 @ 03:16 PM
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Christians can't even agree to interpretations of scriptures. They argue among themselves. Ridiculous!

All you need to understand is that Jesus is "The way, the truth and the life" "No one comes to the Father except through me." The OP covers the why.

I am saved. I'm a believer and that is enough. You will always be a filthy sinner until you accept the blood of Christ offer to cover your sins. God does not allow sin and filth around Him. The End.

If a person wishes to go the wrong way (free will) let them.

There is only one game are you getting into the club or going your own way and hoping for the best.

I do wish Christians would stop harassing people, hounding them to tow the line as it were, they may be very staunch believers but don't wish to go to church or may be shy. Shake the dust from your feet and keep moving. You're turning people off.


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posted on May, 30 2020 @ 03:42 PM
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a reply to: DeathSlayer


take the test


You mean ' a test ' .


God the Son


That makes 0 sense . It's not even in the gospels is it , it's just a way of claiming there's only one way , your way .

Nonsense. And certain Christian points of view like that have been a consistent cause of unnecessary conflict .

It's no wonder there's atheists when closed minded one directional religious bigots can't even read their own book and stick to it.


Why do you call me good ? For there is none that is good except the patriarch in heaven



posted on May, 30 2020 @ 04:13 PM
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a reply to: DoctorBluechip

Methinks you didn't read the OP too well, only reacted.



posted on May, 30 2020 @ 04:20 PM
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People reap what they sow, people are very conscious of what they do.

You can cut off the hand of a thief, it will stop him from stealing.
You can cut out the tongue of a liar, it will stop him from lying.

But only if God wills it he will make a giver of the thief.
Only if God wills it he will make a teacher of the liar.



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