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Originally posted by ChaosComplex
Originally posted by General.Lee
reply to post by ChaosComplex
First, a typical Bible study class can take a year to a year and a half to complete, so if you're expecting to get "quick answers" from a conspiracy website, good luck with that.
Secondly, if you really wanted to learn about the Bible and Truth, you would be studying the Bible with a Bible Study class, with a scholastic approach, not trolling websites on the internet. Especially websites dominated by heathens. That's like going to Satan and asking him to tell you about God. Not a very reliable resource.
Pray for tolerance, patience, and forgiveness
Originally posted by Dalo321
Let’s see, you’re having difficulty understanding the bible’s meaning of words from the start. If you want debate and differences of opinions, then you came to the right place. If you want true understanding then you’ll need the following; A concordance, time, evaluation of the times that different books were written in it, and you just might want to start with how the bible came to be in the first place; ( It’s more than interesting, and 200 or so years after the “during Jesus’ time” story )… but mostly you’ll need spiritual understanding that comes with much study outside the physical plane. You might also want to check all that against Gnostic teachings and early man’s philosophy. Understanding the bible will only teach you to be confused, and to go along with the program, even if it is hypocrisy. If you go by what others tell you, then you’ve missed the point entirely, and would be placing trust with their opinions. However, to answer your first questions, you must first understand that the word God has the meaning of (God, false God) which is simple enough to find using a concordance and the meaning of the word as it was intended in it’s original text.
Below are a few links which should give you more than enough to get started. Good luck.
Originally posted by Mystery_Lady
reply to post by ZiggyMojo
I grew up as a Roman Catholic. Yes, many do see it as the end all be all, because it is extremely large and still has a lot of influence to this day. I do not consider it the end all be all of Christianity. Actually I don't consider it Christian. It preaches out of the same book, but many of the rituals including lent are taken from pagan worship. That is how they were able to bring the pagans into their fold in the early days. I see it as an entity unto itself.
Originally posted by InnerstellarOne
GOD is not an elien, Or a ancient astronaught, He is not a ET that billions of years split his dna and erased mankinds sub concious, I wont sit here and listen to this trot man...... Its garbage, If you have a problem with the bible its not our problem its yours, So deal with it
I do not understand people who are so devoted to religion.
Originally posted by ChaosComplex
****Let me start this by saying I am here to ask questions and learn. I have no intentions of bashing anyone for their beliefs, as I accept all ideas for thought.****
Lol unfortunately, most will say yes.
Originally posted by PoorFool
So god would send someone to hell just for believing that he might be an alien? How is that degrading? Sounds more plausible than the # stories I hear everyday.
Can you really blame a brother for being atheist?
Originally posted by DrCarter
It was bound to happen eventually, oh well. This whole freaking out when someone has different opinions than you is sickening. The question was asked how an intelligent person could believe that we evolved from monkeys or some such, well here is a few for you. How can you believe a man lived inside a magic fish (Answer: Because your god said so), In all of the vast universe we where so lucky as to have god knock up a woman with himself so that he could die, for us, so that we can hang out with him for eternity when we die, and if we don't believe that we get to be tormented by devils and fire and blah blah blah because what he loves us and wants us to behave. Why do you believe that, oh a book supposedly written by men who heard gods voice told you, or some guy who asks for ten percent of your wages once a month because god can't do finances. I could go on and on, but I will simply finish with every person is entitled to their opinion, if you do not like it simply ignore and move on. If you choose to stick around and freak out some more so be it, like with everyone else here that is your right, just keep in mind we don't all subscribe to the same source as you.