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Originally posted by michael1983l
In my opinion is through an intimate conversation alone, not in any church or at any holy pilgrimage. The biggest con in life for me is that the churches has led us to believe that they are our portal to God.I don't care what anybody says, the religious books were written by men and all men are corruptable and thats even before translation takes its hold.
My advice is, live your life in a way of which you leave a posative influence on others lives and live in harmony with nature void of the greed that consumes us.
If you do that then God will love you for eternity.
I went to chirch for the first time in a long time today and they spent the majority of it talking about wars in Egypt and Syria saying that the Christians were oppresed and needed people to join their cause.
What you miss is taht God does not need to be defined like you say.The bible is great and is the basis for most of our laws but if it was genuine messages for us all why not be so straight and tell it like it is? Why talk about humans like we were the first life forms on the planet?
God is almighty and great but God put us here for a reason, I am yet to find out what it is. However God did not intend for religion to create divides and war much like it has in this modern world. If everybody kept their relationship with god on a personal basis then there would be no divisions.
God is how you percieve God and as long as your life is a caring and harmonic life then that is all God will have expected of you.
There is too much scope for exploitation by man when asking somebody to believe what they tell them with blind faith which is what makes me suspicious. If God wanted us to hear a message he would tell us direct as man cannot be trusted. Even in Psalms it talks of the lying tongue.