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Is there a god? What is the meaning of life?
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read this entire article along with the bible.. then form an opinion of your own (it's pretty small compared with the bible) :)

http://atheism.about.com/library/FAQs/c ... _index.htm
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desucca wrote:read this entire article along with the bible.. then form an opinion of your own (it's pretty small compared with the bible) :)

http://atheism.about.com/library/FAQs/c ... _index.htm

yep, lots of violence in the history of the world. God don't like sin. Anytime God brought judgment on his people.he always warned them first and gave them a chance to repent of the sinful lives that they lived.In the case of the Amotites.God gave them hundreds of years to repent,yet they did not. Noah preached 120 years for the people to repent before the great flood.
Ezekiel 18:21 But if a wicked man turns away from all the sins he has committed and keeps all my decrees and does what is just and right,will surely live:he will not die.
Ezekiel18:25 Yet you say,The way of the Lord is not just.Hear O house of Israel: Is my way unjust? Is it not your ways that are unjust? If a righteous man turns from his righteousness and commits sin,he will die for it: because of the sin he has committed he will die for it.But if a wicked man turns away from wickedness he has committed and does what is right and just,he will save his life.
There is always a way provided by god for a way out.Jeremiah 18 .whole chapter.
The ultimate way is he gave his one and only son that who ever believes in him and repents of their sins will have eternal life .
He is a just ,fair loving God That only want's the best possible for you ,his creation.But you have to choose of your own free will to turn to him.
Jesus Christ said He is the WAY the TRUTH and the LIFE no one comes to the father but by him.
I guess desucca it depends on what you want for your life.A personal relationship with God,Some one who created you,knows everything about you,past present and future.Is just,fair Loves you more that it is possible for a human to comprehend. Knows you better that you know yourself.Is there for you 24/7 .I don't know about you but I want that kind of guy on my side.And he is very much a part of my life.Even if it was possible to prove beyond a shadow of doubt that he didn't exist I would still follow along this path.Just because it is a better way to life.
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FAYETTEVILLE, NC—Parishioners at the First Presbyterian Church were left stunned and in awe of His glory Sunday, when the Lord God Almighty dropped by their 11 a.m. service unannounced.
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Our Father, the Almighty God, popped His all-powerful head into First Presbyterian Church Sunday.

Interrupting Pastor Terry Pridgen's sermon on His unending mercy, God appeared suddenly before His flock as an intense beam of white light, instantly dispersing the earthly forms of those seated in the first two pews. Sources said the remaining congregants had to avert their eyes from their Creator, whose booming celestial voice overwhelmed their worldly senses and humbled their hearts as He politely apologized for not calling first.

"I AM the God of Abraham, the LORD MOST HIGH, who brought you forth from the bondage of Egypt," God said unto church members, many of whom cowered in reverent fear of Him. "Thought I'd just pop in and see how things were going. Please, pretend like I'm not even here."

The Supreme Being then thanked the choir for its "lovely introduction" and took a seat to the right of the altar.

According to wholly repentant witnesses, who were scarcely able to look upon the Alpha and Omega, much less conceive of the enormity of His Might, God did not speak again for the entirety of the service, but was seen nodding approvingly during the Nicene Creed.

Attendees reportedly did not ask the One Who Made Them Flesh why He had chosen to visit their small parish, though some suspected the church's new electric organ might have had something to do with it.

"I don't think anyone knew He was coming," said churchgoer Ron Stiehl, adding that, for once, he was happy his wife dragged him to church. "At least it seemed that way when He started walking toward us and everyone was yelling their heads off like it was Judgment Day."

"Turns out the King of Kings was just making the rounds," Stiehl continued. "I thought He'd be taller."

While God did not reveal unto man a reason for His visit—nor did He, in His great wisdom, offer to pay for the six stained-glass windows that shattered from the awesome power of His presence—the Almighty sat among His followers for the last 35 minutes of the Sunday service, as well as the free coffee and pastries that followed.

Sources said that Our Father sat alone eating two cinnamon-sugar doughnuts, and was approached only once, when 5-year-old Jeremy Pacheco tried to hug the omnipotent deity. The boy's parents immediately yanked him away.

The other 112 church members avoided God entirely, and reacted to His continued stay with a mix of astonishment, confusion, fearful reverence, and the sublime inner peace that comes with the knowledge of a power greater than oneself.

"I wanted to ask the Lord what heaven is like, and if my mother is there, but I wasn't sure if it's still considered taking His name in vain when you address Him directly," Wendy Alston said. "And I didn't dare draw attention to myself with two teenagers wearing blue jeans to church. I could barely look at Him, I was so ashamed."

"Oh dear God," said 72-year-old church volunteer Michael Sharpe, completely enraptured by the materialization of the One True Creator before his very eyes. "Oh, dear God in heaven."

Since the Almighty's decision to stop by the First Presbyterian Church, the theological world has been thrown into chaos. Presbyterian leaders said God's appearance was indisputable proof that their denomination is the one true faith, but afternoon sightings of the Lord at two other Fayetteville churches, as well as one synagogue, have cast doubt on that theory.

"God said He just wanted to see what we were up to," Pastor Pridgen said. "This is His house, after all. He can drop in whenever He wants."

"Although, you'd think an all-knowing deity unbound by time and space would be able to give us some warning so we could at least put a bulletin in the church newsletter," the pastor added. "Not that I'm complaining or anything. All praise be to God. Is He still hanging around the parking lot?"
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Ah yes, from "The Onion"... America's only on line source for all that is true, meaningful or experimental, most newsworthy, opinions extraordinaire, one stop shopping for gag items and T-shirts, ....and finding that special someone to share the rest of your life with (or maybe just a few minutes or hours if you are in town ;-) )

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Sarcasm...off
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mtnman1 wrote:Sarcasm...off


Ya, sorry, I shudda said that LOL.
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For some of you this will delight you.But I have accomplished all that I set out to do on this thread.
Remember God's word does not go out void.It might take an hour,a day ,a week ,a year or 10 years.But it will penetrate through the hardest of hearts when it is time.My prayers are with all of you Thank you Jesus for everyone who made a comment. This will be my last post on this thread.
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dogman wrote:For some of you this will delight you.But I have accomplished all that I set out to do on this thread.
Remember God's word does not go out void.It might take an hour,a day ,a week ,a year or 10 years.But it will penetrate through the hardest of hearts when it is time.My prayers are with all of you Thank you Jesus for everyone who made a comment. This will be my last post on this thread.
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dogman wrote: This will be my last post on this thread. Dogman


start another...

this was fun.
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if a man lives his life in complete parallel with christian values, never breaks a commandment, and loves everything he sees, but shuns religion.. he's cast into the lake of fire along with the rest of the trash? sounds pretty fair and just I guess?

if you set out to amuse us with cute but sad ideas of your unfortunate world vision, mission accomplished :)

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desucca wrote:if a man lives his life in complete parallel with christian values, never breaks a commandment, and loves everything he sees, but shuns religion.. he's cast into the lake of fire along with the rest of the trash?

Psst. According to the bible, Jesus hates religion. Google it if you don't understand what I mean.
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Glacier wrote:
desucca wrote:if a man lives his life in complete parallel with christian values, never breaks a commandment, and loves everything he sees, but shuns religion.. he's cast into the lake of fire along with the rest of the trash?

Psst. According to the bible, Jesus hates religion. Google it if you don't understand what I mean.



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dogman wrote:John !4:6 NIV edition Jesus answered,"I am the way and the truth and the life.No one comes to the Father except through me."


When was the Bible written? Did Jesus have a Secretary with him? If Jesus could read from the Koran then he must have known how to write, why is their none of the writings ever found written by Jesus?

Must I know someones son before I can know his father?
Can I not have a direct connection if I wanted to?
You have a prayer I believe goes: Our Father who art in heaven. Is that a direct connection? If so, why bypass the son. What happened to Jesus? Just asking.
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Outside of christian circles is there any evidence that their ever was someone by the name of "Jesus Christ". If there is not than I would have to say Jesus said nothing.
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roadrunner24k wrote:Outside of christian circles is there any evidence that their ever was someone by the name of "Jesus Christ". If there is not than I would have to say Jesus said nothing.


Evidence, no.

Mentioning, sure.

Justifus, who in 37AD reported a secondhand account that James, Jesus’ (the Christ) brother, was stoned to death. Within Justifus’s work there are also claims that he (Jesus) did perform miracles, however, these are believed to be Christian augmentations to Justifus’s work. Hmm?


There are also a few other historians who around a hundred years after Justifus also recount stories of “the Christ”, Tactius comes to mind.
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