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Originally posted by Dustytoad
Originally posted by blackcube
I am not denying the fact you have an experience and you believe it was Jesus. But it doesn't mean it was Jesus or whatever other deity.But... anyway whatever...
No that was to your question to another poster about truth.. There is one main truth and that truth is ONE.
Originally posted by strangeday
reply to post by iSHRED
You know how I know God doesn't exist? 20 dead kindergartners. That's how. No amount of "there is a plan", or "it's his will that can't be understood" BS will change the fact that 20 children died horrific deaths for no reason today. Please put down the ancient bronze age guide to hypocrisy written by sheep herders and just treat people better. It should be that simple.
Originally posted by iSHRED
The bible speaks about giving up your life for Christ, and when you do this you will be transformed. I heard this my whole life and called myself a Christian but I didn't commit my life to the principles and way of living taught by Jesus. One day about 7 months ago it all clicked for me. I desired the truth more than anything and when my heart was fully committed to the truth is when i found it. God entered me via the Holy Spirit as referenced in the bible. My life and the way i lived it changed from that day on.
For you to fully desire the truth yet rule out God or anything else, is an oxy moron. You dont fully desire the truth if you rule anything out. Now i know the truth and what is not true. If God is all powerful could He not give me the knowledge of the truth??? Of course He could (all powerful).
And it's not about just believing what someone tells you and blindly following anything, it's about fully committing your heart to the essence of truth and the desire to know it and live it, even if it means going against what you currently believe.
I would call Christianity a conspiracy however in that it is a world religion. The world is Satan's dominion and the things in it are false. It is clear that there is evil in the world as well as in each of our fleshly desires.
Christianity won't save you, Jesus will save you and set you free from the world. My attitude and thoughts are no longer dictated by the actions of others. My love for someone is not dictated by what they say to me, i forgive because i was forgiven, i love because i was loved. I desire for all of you to find the truth because i care about you, you will know when you find it.
Knock and the door will be opened.
Originally posted by tgidkp
reply to post by Dustytoad
in this post, you admit to entering this thread under false premise. you, apparently, have some kind of Gnostic approach. (Christians disavowed Gnosticism centuries ago).
so you can hopefully understand our confusion when nothing you have to say supports the OP, but you came here supporting him.
it seems likely to me that your support of this fellow will do more harm (to him) than good. poor guy is being led down the primrose path, and you just took his hand.
What me and the OP agree on is that there is a "holy spirit" and that this spirit came into us and led us down the path of growing up into an understanding of who we are and what we are doing. And then we each Found God in this way.