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posted on Feb, 26 2012 @ 04:50 PM
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Have you ever heard an account of someone dying and seeing Buddha? I haven't www.near-death.com... www.near-death.com... www.interfaith.org...
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Is that all you got?


Seriously go look in the mirror and say I love myself.

Your anger with God is immense and it seems as though you have some issues.


All that you wrote was once again jibberish. It didn't reach me whatsoever. Your energy was wasted when it could have been used more appropriately instead of rehashing old wounds you seem to have with the Christian Religion.


It takes many years of study to figure out a minute part of the Human in relation to the Cosmos but its there and Jesus spoke of it as well.

In case you haven't noticed....this aint no paradise down here on Earth but Jesus does ask us to pray for it.


When or if this Planet becomes a paradise then there may be no more war, hunger, poverty, depression and so on. Jesus preached for us to work toward this goal and we cannot do it when we are warring against one another with the means of compassion but never utilize it. It becomes a waste of energy...kinda like you are doing to this thread.


Can you not speak or educate someone without using harsh words and showing your patience is thin when something is spoken about you have no understanding for?

The Christian to me is anyone who believes in Christ and consciously tries their best to be/live like Jesus taught.

He is the only prophet that specifically says not to deny him or he will deny us in front of the "father". He preaches he is our Brother and wants to prepare a place for us in "heaven". It is up to you to believe or not to believe. Everything else in the Bible can be of contradiction if you see it that way but what does Jesus say that leads you to ponder? He was pretty straight forward in my opinion.
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posted on Feb, 26 2012 @ 04:58 PM
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Good answer...





posted on Feb, 26 2012 @ 04:59 PM
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So i repeat, do you have anything to actually add to this thread or is it your own person way of releasing your stress caused by your lack of understanding?


I've added plenty , but have not gotten answers. Just people hiding behind . character assasination. Read my posts from the start , You might get a better understanding.

but you don't like to read posts before hitting reply do you ? We've clearly seen that =)

I wrote alot more , but had a ATS erase glitch , Its okay. Perhaps while your waiting for me you can go back and read the posts again , this time and try not to hit reply so quick.



posted on Feb, 26 2012 @ 05:08 PM
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Is that all you got?


No . there is plenty more . But we need to start from the basics . You see we havnt reached reason and logic yet. Ony teenagers who can't get basic concepts




Seriously go look in the mirror and say I love myself.


Not self-centered.




Your anger with God is immense and it seems as though you have some issues


with god ? or the fictional god of the bible? Do you see what i mean by people not reading posts , then saying things like "broken record" "is that all you got"

some of you make me laugh , but i expect this sort of behavoir





All that you wrote was once again jibberish. It didn't reach me whatsoever. Your energy was wasted when it could have been used more appropriately instead of rehashing old wounds you seem to have with the Christian Religion


Of course its jibberish when you don't read the posts , and make silly comments.

Wasted energy ? hardly , i don't get worked up over this , i deal with many who respond with emotions. I see i've hit a few nerves with you , sorry.

not just christian religion others ones also . who pretend to know the truth but with clearly contradictary books.




It takes many years of study to figure out a minute part of the Human in relation to the Cosmos but its there and Jesus spoke of it as well.


again , the character portrayed as jesus in the bible.





In case you haven't noticed....this aint no paradise down here on Earth but Jesus does ask us to pray for it


did you remember your little comment before about balance?






When or if this Planet becomes a paradise then there may be no more war, hunger, poverty, depression and so on. Jesus preached for us to work toward this goal and we cannot do it when we are warring against one another with the means of compassion but never utilize it. It becomes a waste of energy...kinda like you are doing to this thread


which jesus , the one in the book of contradictions and lies?





Can you not speak or educate someone without using harsh words and showing your patience is thin when something is spoken about you have no understanding for?


How about we let the mods decide when i use harsh words? don't judge me , only god can






The Christian to me is anyone who believes in Christ and consciously tries their best to be/live like Jesus taught


we dont' know how he lived. thats the problem. Did you see my other buddy agree there are contradictions in the bible? How do you know what is true and not ?

cherry pick.






He is the only prophet that specifically says not to deny him or he will deny us in front of the "father". He preaches he is our Brother and wants to prepare a place for us in "heaven". It is up to you to believe or not to believe. Everything else in the Bible can be of contradiction if you see it that way but what does Jesus say that leads you to ponder? He was pretty straight forward in my opinion


I can't confirm what jesus said or didn't . I have a flawed book , that you expect me to accept with circular reasoning .

I would like you to read this later on . It might have some things you find intersting.

www.debunkingskeptics.com...



posted on Feb, 26 2012 @ 05:09 PM
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Originally posted by seedofchucky



So i repeat, do you have anything to actually add to this thread or is it your own person way of releasing your stress caused by your lack of understanding?


I've added plenty , but have not gotten answers. Just people hiding behind . character assasination. Read my posts from the start , You might get a better understanding.

but you don't like to read posts before hitting reply do you ? We've clearly seen that =)

I wrote alot more , but had a ATS erase glitch , Its okay. Perhaps while your waiting for me you can go back and read the posts again , this time and try not to hit reply so quick.


What would be the point?

As i've said we know your arguement.... to sum it up, you believe the bible is a fairytale, not to be taken seriously... Because... there are lies and contradictions etc etc...


Your mind is made up already... the bible is false.

So theres nothing anyone can tell you that you will believe...

So why are you here?




posted on Feb, 26 2012 @ 05:10 PM
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Originally posted by Akragon
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Good answer...




"You are an experienced contributor to ATS. Please be an example for our newer members and make every post matter"


www.abovetopsecret.com...


Try and make a good example and not waste threads , patting each on the back . Its like school children in a playground egging each other on


I've called you out alot , i'm started to feel bad. I'm not sure if your doing it on purpose , or just naive to your surroundings. But whatever floats your boat.



posted on Feb, 26 2012 @ 05:19 PM
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What would be the point?

As i've said we know your arguement.... to sum it up, you believe the bible is a fairytale, not to be taken seriously... Because... there are lies and contradictions etc etc...


That is one of the many points i've made about the bible, i also made points about why christians cherry pick , but you missed that one . I made points as to why you are a wolf in sheeps clothing , and cherry pick verses . I've made points about circular reasoning , I've shown many videos on why the bible can't be trusted . Just to name a few.

You see you can't even get past the basic points , You don't even grasp understanding of the minimal thought needed to process it . Whats the point of going in deeper if your brain is stuck on neutral .

I asked about which cherry picked verses you believe to be true. May i see them ? Or will it go ignored like many other points?





Your mind is made up already... the bible is false.

So theres nothing anyone can tell you that you will believe...

So why are you here?


its tainted , it can't be trusted , you can't pick and chose which verses you like , and make your own reality of it .

I'm here to help you see that . and to try and understand how some people can hold on to such beliefs even though , a mountain of evidence points that you shouldn't .

We have to work together to figure out who is flying this giant rock 66,000mph through space . Nobody in charge ? a wise man once said.

i want unification , i want people to follow one source and deal with the worlds problems together.

But we can't do that when some are stuck on fairy tales , others who are wolfs in sheeps clothing , some who use religion for political agenda's.

its a circus. Thanks to the information age, We now can have the information to cross reference , what is full of hot air , what has been twisted , minipulated etc.

why do you think so many christians are dropping there faith ? Espically after the internet and information sharing. This applies to musims hindus etc.

Its because they are waking up , talking to each other , and seeing we are all very similair and are one in the same . Just been divided with various religious scripture .

i want to bring people together , but first thing for that is , to make them ask questions , and snap out of trance of jesus , first.

i've talked to many who i have talked too , and hated my guts for a while , but came back because it became self evident.

I don't care how many names you call me , how many attacks you hit me with . It bounces off like flies


most of the responses here are from emotions , heance why many things are over looked and the most basic points seem to be such an issue to get across


Why am i here? Two give my two cents.



posted on Feb, 26 2012 @ 05:28 PM
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No need to get angry.



A "fair perspective" huh? really? pffttt.
Yes, at the moment you are clearly basing your opinion on an emotional prerequisite and are unable to consider other opinions properly so you get angry and defensive.



I'll assume the reason why some christians haven't really responded to this false prophecy nonsense b/c it's either Sunday or b/c they are ill equipped to respond. But whatever reason they have, you don't have the same excuse. I submit to you, and everyone else here, that THIS is why we can't learn from each other, that THIS is why for the most part, christians don't even bother anymore talking with those that claim "they are seeking the truth" when all they are TRULY doing is throwing enough bs at the wall hoping something, ANYTHING will stick. Did you even bother to vett this Robert Collins work species? I did, it took a whopping two minutes using google, I came across this statement on amazon about Collins "book".
There is no nonsense, the bible and Jesus makes many false prophecies whether you want to admit it or not.
I don’t know why you are getting so angry but I suggest trying meditation or something to calm your nerves.
Religion is obviously something very important to you, and for that reason it is only healthy to question it. If you are unable to do that it becomes the obvious burden that it has for you.

How do you expect people to understand or respect your cause when you act like this every time someone asks you a question??

While the bible sort of makes some lightly true prophecies most of them are vaguely worded pieces of un-specific text that could be applied to any happening if you tried hard enough. So it really doesn't make much sense to believe this gives the bible authenticity.
You speak about me 'throwing enough bs at the wall hoping some would stick'. The same goes for prophecies in the bible; you make enough and some will come true.
But evidently more will be untrue.



The source can be found here You want christians to do your homework for you? It wasn't that hard. I think you're trolololing. Jesus IS Lord, and your "proofs" are a joke.
Clearly I didn't ask Christians to do anything for me apart from answer a simple question and you can’t even do that without going nuts.
Just because someone disagrees with you, does not mean they are trolling.
You talk about 'proofs' yet have no proof that Jesus is lord. You base your entire belief on some book that has no real evidence backing it up and can’t even scrutinize your own beliefs, which is the key to any healthy belief.

I apologize to any other Christians, I did not mean to get anyone so angry.


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posted on Feb, 26 2012 @ 05:53 PM
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That is one of the many points i've made about the bible, i also made points about why christians cherry pick , but you missed that one . I made points as to why you are a wolf in sheeps clothing , and cherry pick verses . I've made points about circular reasoning , I've shown many videos on why the bible can't be trusted . Just to name a few.

You see you can't even get past the basic points , You don't even grasp understanding of the minimal thought needed to process it . Whats the point of going in deeper if your brain is stuck on neutral .

I asked about which cherry picked verses you believe to be true. May i see them ? Or will it go ignored like many other points?


See here we go again... it would be pointless to show someone like yourself anything...because as you point out here...


its tainted , it can't be trusted , you can't pick and chose which verses you like , and make your own reality of it .

I'm here to help you see that . and to try and understand how some people can hold on to such beliefs even though , a mountain of evidence points that you shouldn't


And i would have to also disagree with that statement... You're not here to "help" anyone... You're here for your own purposes, likely to make yourself feel better in some way...

You don't want Unifcation as you say, you do nothing but divide... hopeing everyone will see and agree with your POV... and if they don't they believe in Lies and contradictions...

I haven't called you any names either... nor have i attacked you, so please check yourself...




posted on Feb, 26 2012 @ 06:11 PM
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See here we go again... it would be pointless to show someone like yourself anything...because as you point out here...


you ignored few of my posts , espiclially about jesus adam , son of god and how you know he is any authority without bible. But its okay . I'll just add it to the list of many.

How can you try and show me something when you won't even answer basic simple pre school questions? Do you brush everything under the rug and kick the can down the road? You have to face these questions sometime.





And i would have to also disagree with that statement... You're not here to "help" anyone... You're here for your own purposes, likely to make yourself feel better in some way...


Right... because i enjoy talking to ats members who can't grasp simple concepts and basic points.

my own purpose? make my self feel better ? really.....

Thats what you got from my posts? I must say if that is the image i projected i would say i am ashamed of my self.





You don't want Unifcation as you say, you do nothing but divide... hopeing everyone will see and agree with your POV... and if they don't they believe in Lies and contradictions...


lol how many sects are there in christianity ? do i really need to be involved to do any dividing ? seriously.?

my point of view is pretty basic level of reason and logic. I gave my points , i addressed the op plenty of times ,a nd i addressed some ats members at the same time. I'm sure if i was out of line a mod would've come along and dealt with me no?

You don't have to agree with me , nobody has a gun to your head. But please no circular arguments. Using the bible to prove god , and god to prove the bible type things. The bible is what is the problem here and its authencity .






you can't unify untill you deal with the ignorance that holds us back . You are part of that problem. As you take certain bible verses as good and make your own version of what god is about.

some christians don't even know the bible is not even complete . Let alone if its inspired or not .

hindus , muslims , jews , christians and the rest.. sadly all fall under idolization. Forget the creator , and worship the creation.

You dare tell me i'm not about unification ? please sir.

if there is a satan he has done a great job straying everyone . From the source of the universe.

i have plans on making educational videos to bring up these points with various scriptures to help some people get a more clear view of the bigger picture , so they can make there own rational descions ,

What are you doing in the meantime ? peddling the jesus myth? God im sure would frown upon that .



posted on Feb, 26 2012 @ 06:32 PM
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you ignored few of my posts , espiclially about jesus adam , son of god and how you know he is any authority without bible. But its okay . I'll just add it to the list of many.

How can you try and show me something when you won't even answer basic simple pre school questions? Do you brush everything under the rug and kick the can down the road? You have to face these questions sometime.


Why would i pay attention to those posts when i already know your answer to everything that has to do with the bible?

Its easy to dismiss someone when they have nothing insightful to add to the conversation...

Clearly you know everything about all scripture... so what else is there to say?


Right... because i enjoy talking to ats members who can't grasp simple concepts and basic points.

my own purpose? make my self feel better ? really.....


Really... I believe you enjoy trying to make others feel inferior to yourself. Its easy to see because you talk down to everyone...


Thats what you got from my posts? I must say if that is the image i projected i would say i am ashamed of my self.


Just my 2 cents...



lol how many sects are there in christianity ? do i really need to be involved to do any dividing ? seriously.?

my point of view is pretty basic level of reason and logic. I gave my points , i addressed the op plenty of times ,a nd i addressed some ats members at the same time. I'm sure if i was out of line a mod would've come along and dealt with me no?


I didn't say you were out of line... I said you're a broken record... Same arguement over and over and over...

Why don't you start your own thread about the lies and contradictions in the bible... and take it from there.


You don't have to agree with me , nobody has a gun to your head. But please no circular arguments. Using the bible to prove god , and god to prove the bible type things. The bible is what is the problem here and its authencity .


I have yet to quote a single letter from the bible in this thread...

As i've said, there would be no point.... at least not when talking to you


What are you doing in the meantime ? peddling the jesus myth? God im sure would frown upon that .


Somehow i doubt that...

Though im not peddling anything... unlike you im not looking for people to agree with me




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posted on Feb, 26 2012 @ 07:29 PM
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Really... I believe you enjoy trying to make others feel inferior to yourself. Its easy to see because you talk down to everyone...


it might seem like that sometimes , i know negativity tends to shoot out , under the rader . But i try and keep it civil to a certain degree. If i do come off that way sorry , it is just sometimes a byproduct of "debates" . In person , i assure you the tone would be better , .




Why don't you start your own thread about the lies and contradictions in the bible... and take it from there


yea gonna makee a jesus is not god one soon. make my case ,

Imagine being the source of the universe , and your creation is getting more credit then you by a group of people . I i would be so dissapointed . But yet so many people , peddle that name lol. muslims with mohammad , jews with moses , scientolgy with herbert , buddism with Gautama , etc etc etc.....

the core principals is pretty clear. my good friend . all of them preach one god . nobody knows what he looks like , where he is , where he is chilling right now , why we can't detect him etc ..

but that core principal is easily overridden. i will try and put that into a thread hopefully soon.





Somehow i doubt that...

Though im not peddling anything... unlike you im not looking for people to agree with me


to agree with me ? or think outside the box ? I guess it depends where your looking from right ?

preception , realativity and all that jazz.



to a certain degree we need acknowledge from others , but i'm sure you can google that , and don't want to get into that here . Its not a negative thing like you are trying to character assasinate me with .

some would call it a low blow , but i'll call it emotional response.


forgiven.



posted on Feb, 26 2012 @ 07:51 PM
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Now this sounds like someone i can talk to... Its good to see a different side of you...

BTW there are plenty of "Jesus is not God / Jesus is God" threads... so you best make it interesting




posted on Feb, 27 2012 @ 07:57 AM
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Its so obvious.... you have hijacked this thread and made it all about you. Its like you are screaming ME, ME, ME, over here look at ME! Talk to ME!

This tells me you really want something to believe but you have no idea what to believe as you are as confused as confused gets when it comes to Religion and or spirituality.

You seem to be in the infant stage whereas your venting instead of seeking.

If you dont mind, give me some history in regards to what you have studied and researched.

Have you read the Bible? If so how many times?
Have you studied the History of the Bible? If so what did you conclude?
Have you studied any other religions or ancient texts? If so, what have you concluded?

Now using logic lets think here.... we live in a Solar System on a Planet that revolves at a speed of around 1000 miles per hour. WE ARE ENERGY beings.


Knowing we are energy how does that relate to the creator?

See what I have done is simply not only use the Bible as my only reference to/for God.

There is no doubt that man himself is corrupt with greed. This is something all must consider when reading the Bible. Inspired word of God, yes but God is everywhere and within each of us so only looking to the Bible is not only illogical but pieces of God are missing. It has been added to and taken away from the original texts and this is known. BUT this does not mean it is not a good tool and deem it useless for the Christian.

The specifics about Jesus and whether or not he was indeed Abraham before he incarnated as Jesus is nothing but debatable....we don't know. We can only work with what we think we know after deliberate study of Jesus, himself. There are MANY texts that refer to Jesus and his life....search for them. 20 yrs ago when I began my journey I connected with Origen. Do you know who he is? If not then I suggest you begin your journey and figure out why you see contradictions in the Bible, what Jesus means or does not mean to you and at the end of the day how it matters and relates with your every day life. Or, does it?

It is as if you are angry at Christians because they believe in the Bible, Jesus, and God. It does not hurt you by someone elses belief unless they are trying to convert you by holding you at gunpoint.

Within this vast Universe there are many mansions and depending on which you incarnate to there are different set of laws that are governed. Here on this Planet we are matter living in a material world. The veil is over our eyes and only by seeking and studying is the veil lifted and may not be fully lifted unless we evolve and grow not in material but spiritually. Jesus spoke of this....remember?

Do you ever wonder why it is we are limited to what we see here on this Planet and in the Solar System? We know there is something existing in dark matter and something existing in other dimensions right here...right now...
In my opinion it is because God wants us to seek him within our hearts and discern what is truth and what is false. Free will is the will to choose what is best for us. It is up to you to choose what is best for you and while you do that...leave the will of others to themselves. Teach or be taught. But at the end of the day it is a simple choice.


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posted on Feb, 27 2012 @ 08:22 AM
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Your only defense possible is that you know for a fact a person who has kept every jot and tittle of the law without fail. When you can produce that person, I will say it is possible. Until then I am thankful for the Grace of God.
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posted on Feb, 27 2012 @ 03:44 PM
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Hmm..After reading this whole thread..it obvious that what one believes is a very individual and personal thing, and sacred also. If you truly believe in the Bible and it is your peace, your hope of salvation and it makes you happy. then don't let others negative opinions to the way you believe discourage you away from what you have found that has made a big change in your life. . ..for the better. ME! I can be very negative at times.
All of us have different opinions on many different things. It is what makes each of us unique. A world of clones who all thought alike would not be a very creative world. No debating either.
No..I am not Christian....truthfully, I don't know what I am. I have been in and out of so many different denominations in my life time and I have really learned a lot from each of them. But choosing one has eluded me.
So..if you have one that is joyful to your soul, then you are where you should be...be peaceful and blessed....
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posted on Feb, 27 2012 @ 03:56 PM
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Originally posted by ellieN
Hmm..After reading this whole thread..it obvious that what one believes is a very individual and personal thing, and sacred also. If you truly believe in the Bible and it is your peace, your hope of salvation and it makes you happy. then don't let others negative opinions to the way you believe discourage you away from what you have found that has made a big change in your life. . ..for the better.
All of us have different opinions on many different things. It is what makes each of us unique. A world of clones who all thought alike would not be a very creative world. No debating either.
No..I am not Christian....truthfully, I don't know what I am. I have been in and out of so many different denominations in my life time and I have really learned a lot from each of them. But choosing one has eluded me.
So..if you have one that is joyful to your soul, then you are where you should be...be peaceful and blessed....
edit on 27-2-2012 by ellieN because: SPELLING


I agree, partially.

I'm all for finding a belief system that brings you peace. I was raised a Christian and am now far more spiritually-oriented. I believe religion can become a problem when you blindly allow it to dictate your moral compass. Being peaceful and finding bliss in your beliefs are great, however many use religion as a tool for control and a way to belittle others. I know Christians who are completely at bliss with their beliefs and don't tell others to live, just as I know of Christians who devote their lives to telling others how to live. Individuals who only feel powerful when judging others are miserable themselves.

Religion can be a the greatest comfort or the greatest weapon depending on who wields it.



posted on Feb, 27 2012 @ 04:12 PM
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Originally posted by ofNight

Originally posted by ellieN
Hmm..After reading this whole thread..it obvious that what one believes is a very individual and personal thing, and sacred also. If you truly believe in the Bible and it is your peace, your hope of salvation and it makes you happy. then don't let others negative opinions to the way you believe discourage you away from what you have found that has made a big change in your life. . ..for the better.
All of us have different opinions on many different things. It is what makes each of us unique. A world of clones who all thought alike would not be a very creative world. No debating either.
No..I am not Christian....truthfully, I don't know what I am. I have been in and out of so many different denominations in my life time and I have really learned a lot from each of them. But choosing one has eluded me.
So..if you have one that is joyful to your soul, then you are where you should be...be peaceful and blessed....
edit on 27-2-2012 by ellieN because: SPELLING


I agree, partially.

I'm all for finding a belief system that brings you peace. I was raised a Christian and am now far more spiritually-oriented. I believe religion can become a problem when you blindly allow it to dictate your moral compass. Being peaceful and finding bliss in your beliefs are great, however many use religion as a tool for control and a way to belittle others. I know Christians who are completely at bliss with their beliefs and don't tell others to live, just as I know of Christians who devote their lives to telling others how to live. Individuals who only feel powerful when judging others are miserable themselves.

Religion can be a the greatest comfort or the greatest weapon depending on who wields it.



Very well said..excellent! actually I think you are on your way of finding your own truth and have already discovered in your life that people manipulating others for control is prevalent world wide and it is not just in
religion.



posted on Feb, 27 2012 @ 04:37 PM
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Originally posted by ellieN

Originally posted by ofNight

Originally posted by ellieN
Hmm..After reading this whole thread..it obvious that what one believes is a very individual and personal thing, and sacred also. If you truly believe in the Bible and it is your peace, your hope of salvation and it makes you happy. then don't let others negative opinions to the way you believe discourage you away from what you have found that has made a big change in your life. . ..for the better.
All of us have different opinions on many different things. It is what makes each of us unique. A world of clones who all thought alike would not be a very creative world. No debating either.
No..I am not Christian....truthfully, I don't know what I am. I have been in and out of so many different denominations in my life time and I have really learned a lot from each of them. But choosing one has eluded me.
So..if you have one that is joyful to your soul, then you are where you should be...be peaceful and blessed....
edit on 27-2-2012 by ellieN because: SPELLING


I agree, partially.

I'm all for finding a belief system that brings you peace. I was raised a Christian and am now far more spiritually-oriented. I believe religion can become a problem when you blindly allow it to dictate your moral compass. Being peaceful and finding bliss in your beliefs are great, however many use religion as a tool for control and a way to belittle others. I know Christians who are completely at bliss with their beliefs and don't tell others to live, just as I know of Christians who devote their lives to telling others how to live. Individuals who only feel powerful when judging others are miserable themselves.

Religion can be a the greatest comfort or the greatest weapon depending on who wields it.



Very well said..excellent! actually I think you are on your way of finding your own truth and have already discovered in your life that people manipulating others for control is prevalent world wide and it is not just in
religion.


Thank you! I agree completely. Anything can be used as a tool for control, religion unfortunately just seems to be one of the easiest.



posted on Feb, 28 2012 @ 07:28 AM
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Originally posted by micmerci
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Your only defense possible is that you know for a fact a person who has kept every jot and tittle of the law without fail. When you can produce that person, I will say it is possible. Until then I am thankful for the Grace of God.
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I study the words of Jesus, that is my only defense. I know that Jesus was a person who has fullfilled the law, and that he did not come to abolish it.
Matthew 7:12 So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.
Is it not possible for you to do to others what you would have them do to you? Can you find no one who can? Jesus says we are not to be a product of our own enviornment.
John 17:14 I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world.
1 John 4:5 They are from the world and therefore speak from the viewpoint of the world, and the world listens to them.
So just because you don't know anyone personally who is capable of doing unto others as they would have done to them, it does not nullify the teachings of Jesus.
I hope you understand, Jesus sought to be understood. Love the Lord with all your heart soul mind and body.
John 15:10 If you obey my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father's commands and remain in his love.




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