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Christianity 101: The Christian God
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Posted 6/19/10
This is a bold decision that I made. I expect a lot of violent reactions and bloody comments and that is where i expect the Mod to intervene.

This thread is not to impose our belief but to defend our faith and to bust those misconceptions.

to the Mod: if it's off topic, please erase it immediately

anyway, this thread will only be limited about the Christian God. We will not tackle any other religious deity.

Christianity 101 would be in series so as to divide the topics in threads and to lessen confusion.

I expect other people to behave here properly. We will entertain questions about the TOPIC and nothing more.

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The One True God

Christian believes in one true God, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, of Jacob and the father of Jesus (Jesus said we can call him "father", "teacher" and "master" also and that there shall be no other father, teacher and master.) All other gods are considered idols.

The attributes of God


God the Omnipotent (all powerful) - the Bible begs to disagree. God is a holy god so he cannot do evil.

Can God do all things? Let's ask the Bible - the biography of God.

Hebrews 6:18 " God did this so that, by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled to take hold of the hope offered to us may be greatly encouraged."

The Bible said it. Can we question that furthermore? Some people may say, God can lie if wants too. I say no! Even God wants to he can't because "it is impossible for God to lie".

This is where the problem always arises also. People blame God for all the calamities, war and chaos in the world.

James 1:17 " Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows."

With that verse also, we can say that God did not, does not and will not change. He will never do any evil things

God the Omniscient (all knowing) - let's hear what the Bible says...

" And they have built the high place of Topheth, which is in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to burn their sons and their daughters in the fire; which I did not command, nor did it come into my mind." (Jer. 7:30-31)

I think that is self explanatory

God is omnipresent (in all places) - what does the Bible says

Matthew 6:9 " "This, then, is how you should pray:
" 'Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name..."

Focusing on God and sufferings of this world

This is the saddest part of life, people blame God for their misery but if you look closely, man's misery are not God made at all. It is human made.

Example, people are blaming God for their finances. Looking closely, this same people are the one who spends cash like their is no tomorrow. This same people are the one who passes out on financial opportunity like business and investment.

Also, this concept comes from duality- that if there is good, there is evil. Actually, that is not the case. There is good and their is an absence of goodness. In short, whatever suffering happens to a person is because of the absence of God in their life. Think about it.

Example, Death. People thinks this is evil but looking on the real picture, life is something we borrowed from God. Also, death is not the worst thing that can happen to a person. You will never be hungry anymore, never be afraid, never be tired, never worry and many more. How cool is that?

How God responds to His people

Q: I prayed to God for lots of money but he never answers my prayer

A: It took me many years to realize this. Knowing God's word in the Bible, we will understand that He is willing to give it. What people fails to understand is, it will not come from the sky literally or you will just sleep and then when you wake up, you are rich.

God always prepares the receiver before a person can receive. I'll put myself as an example. God knows that if he will give me millions of money, I will spend it on a lot of crazy stuff and probably spend it all in a year...then back to be broke again. God will most probably send you teachers who can teach you how to manage your money, opportunities to attend seminars, read a business/investment book etc...before God will actually give you want you want.
Posted 6/19/10
i'm a christian and proud to see you standing up for God like this *flashes thumbs up*
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i'm a christian and proud to see you standing up for God like this *flashes thumbs up*


the prejudice about Christians must stop here

lol. it's the only thing I can do to God after all the good things that happened to me.
Posted 6/19/10
i get you...but let's not make it about Christians but about Christ...fact is people are always gonna hate us because of what we stand for. Jesus told us that...nevertheless we should continue to spread His message.

oh and about that money question thing you have up there. i'd also like to add that God isn't a genie...He's the master and WE are the servants, alot of times we want things that God does not want for us. there's a verse in psalms that says delight in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart. to be able to delight or take joy in the Lord you gotta have a close relationship with Him...at that point your will aligns with His...and u end up getting what you want...cuz it's what HE wants
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Of course, Christianity is a juxtaposation of Judaism and Zorastorianism with random European pagan elements. People should keep this in mind before preaching.

Also, pray, who is persecuting you poor Christains, with 85% of the world population?
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Akisame15 wrote:

i get you...but let's not make it about Christians but about Christ...fact is people are always gonna hate us because of what we stand for. Jesus told us that...nevertheless we should continue to spread His message.

oh and about that money question thing you have up there. i'd also like to add that God isn't a genie...He's the master and WE are the servants, alot of times we want things that God does not want for us. there's a verse in psalms that says delight in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart. to be able to delight or take joy in the Lord you gotta have a close relationship with Him...at that point your will aligns with His...and u end up getting what you want...cuz it's what HE wants
Do you know why I hate being enslaved for no good reason and a lack of sufficient justification? When any form of human slavery is wrong because it's a immoral and unethical practice of inequality on humanity, and that's a fact which the Bible often contradicts on itself.
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alupihan45 wrote:


Akisame15 wrote:

i'm a christian and proud to see you standing up for God like this *flashes thumbs up*


the prejudice about Christians must stop here

lol. it's the only thing I can do to God after all the good things that happened to me.


What prejudice?
Posted 6/19/10
God can't do evil? He tried to kill off humanity once, didn't he? What the fuck did we do to deserve that? Nothing that we could help, I am sure. So when is it that the Second Coming will grace us? It was supposed to happen around 1997, but did it? No, I am pretty sure there wasn't even a big fireworks display. All the shit in this would perpetuates, flowing downhill, piling up, and getting too deep. We build a boat to stay above the surface of the evils God allowed to be in this place, but would he at least give us a fucking paddle to move the boat with? He won't give a damn thing more than putting us here to suffer on this dried-up, booger ball he picked from his left nostril.

God is laughing his ass off if he exists. Planet Earth and humanity was his little joke. A giant, comedy sim game dedicated to making us look like fools! We could have all the knowledge and wisdom in the world, and still fuck everything up because we are only human.
Posted 6/19/10

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God can't do evil? He tried to kill off humanity once, didn't he? What the fuck did we do to deserve that? Nothing that we could help, I am sure. So when is it that the Second Coming will grace us? It was supposed to happen around 1997, but did it? No, I am pretty sure there wasn't even a big fireworks display. All the shit in this would perpetuates, flowing downhill, piling up, and getting too deep. We build a boat to stay above the surface of the evils God allowed to be in this place, but would he at least give us a fucking paddle to move the boat with? He won't give a damn thing more than putting us here to suffer on this dried-up, booger ball he picked from his left nostril.

God is laughing his ass off if he exists. Planet Earth and humanity was his little joke. A giant, comedy sim game dedicated to making us look like fools! We could have all the knowledge and wisdom in the world, and still fuck everything up because we are only human.


U Mad.

This thread reminds me of 8th grade bible study all over again.
Posted 6/19/10

LosingOrbit wrote:


Aztecnology wrote:

God can't do evil? He tried to kill off humanity once, didn't he? What the fuck did we do to deserve that? Nothing that we could help, I am sure. So when is it that the Second Coming will grace us? It was supposed to happen around 1997, but did it? No, I am pretty sure there wasn't even a big fireworks display. All the shit in this would perpetuates, flowing downhill, piling up, and getting too deep. We build a boat to stay above the surface of the evils God allowed to be in this place, but would he at least give us a fucking paddle to move the boat with? He won't give a damn thing more than putting us here to suffer on this dried-up, booger ball he picked from his left nostril.

God is laughing his ass off if he exists. Planet Earth and humanity was his little joke. A giant, comedy sim game dedicated to making us look like fools! We could have all the knowledge and wisdom in the world, and still fuck everything up because we are only human.


U Mad.

This thread reminds me of 8th grade bible study all over again.


I ain't even mad.

And yes, this shit is morose and juvenile.
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Aztecnology wrote:

God can't do evil? He tried to kill off humanity once, didn't he? What the fuck did we do to deserve that? Nothing that we could help, I am sure. So when is it that the Second Coming will grace us? It was supposed to happen around 1997, but did it? No, I am pretty sure there wasn't even a big fireworks display. All the shit in this would perpetuates, flowing downhill, piling up, and getting too deep. We build a boat to stay above the surface of the evils God allowed to be in this place, but would he at least give us a fucking paddle to move the boat with? He won't give a damn thing more than putting us here to suffer on this dried-up, booger ball he picked from his left nostril.

God is laughing his ass off if he exists. Planet Earth and humanity was his little joke. A giant, comedy sim game dedicated to making us look like fools! We could have all the knowledge and wisdom in the world, and still fuck everything up because we are only human.


*sigh* for the nth time, our life is borrowed and during the great flood God took everything back. What did we do to deserve that? I guess you haven't read the Bible.

and the Bible never said 1997 (dunno where you got that).

Actually that is what religious people are for. I guess you haven't seen some missionaries going to places only the brave dares to go just to do charity works and teaching moral values. UN is not the only agency that works to alleviate the world suffering. Christians from around the world are participating in this act of human kindness.

About the last statement, that is your baseless assumption. You are entitled to your subjective opinions
Posted 6/19/10

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Aztecnology wrote:

God can't do evil? He tried to kill off humanity once, didn't he? What the fuck did we do to deserve that? Nothing that we could help, I am sure. So when is it that the Second Coming will grace us? It was supposed to happen around 1997, but did it? No, I am pretty sure there wasn't even a big fireworks display. All the shit in this would perpetuates, flowing downhill, piling up, and getting too deep. We build a boat to stay above the surface of the evils God allowed to be in this place, but would he at least give us a fucking paddle to move the boat with? He won't give a damn thing more than putting us here to suffer on this dried-up, booger ball he picked from his left nostril.

God is laughing his ass off if he exists. Planet Earth and humanity was his little joke. A giant, comedy sim game dedicated to making us look like fools! We could have all the knowledge and wisdom in the world, and still fuck everything up because we are only human.


*sigh* for the nth time, our life is borrowed and during the great flood God took everything back. What did we do to deserve that? I guess you haven't read the Bible.

and the Bible never said 1997 (dunno where you got that).

Actually that is what religious people are for. I guess you haven't seen some missionaries going to places only the brave dares to go just to do charity works and teaching moral values. UN is not the only agency that works to alleviate the world suffering. Christians from around the world are participating in this act of human kindness.

About the last statement, that is your baseless assumption. You are entitled to your subjective opinions


We still didn't do anything wrong, regardless of what your convoluted scriptures tell. We evolved from apes, pure and simple. What we do is our own business, and no god, no matter how much people love him, will stop us from spreading out across the known cosmos, and furthering our species. To keep us from stagnating, having no religion is one of the first requirements, since we can be taught all the same values with none of the weird storytelling. God didn't make anyone, and it is an insult to think we came from such a terrible vision.
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Aztecnology wrote:


alupihan45 wrote:


Aztecnology wrote:

God can't do evil? He tried to kill off humanity once, didn't he? What the fuck did we do to deserve that? Nothing that we could help, I am sure. So when is it that the Second Coming will grace us? It was supposed to happen around 1997, but did it? No, I am pretty sure there wasn't even a big fireworks display. All the shit in this would perpetuates, flowing downhill, piling up, and getting too deep. We build a boat to stay above the surface of the evils God allowed to be in this place, but would he at least give us a fucking paddle to move the boat with? He won't give a damn thing more than putting us here to suffer on this dried-up, booger ball he picked from his left nostril.

God is laughing his ass off if he exists. Planet Earth and humanity was his little joke. A giant, comedy sim game dedicated to making us look like fools! We could have all the knowledge and wisdom in the world, and still fuck everything up because we are only human.


*sigh* for the nth time, our life is borrowed and during the great flood God took everything back. What did we do to deserve that? I guess you haven't read the Bible.

and the Bible never said 1997 (dunno where you got that).

Actually that is what religious people are for. I guess you haven't seen some missionaries going to places only the brave dares to go just to do charity works and teaching moral values. UN is not the only agency that works to alleviate the world suffering. Christians from around the world are participating in this act of human kindness.

About the last statement, that is your baseless assumption. You are entitled to your subjective opinions


We still didn't do anything wrong, regardless of what your convoluted scriptures tell. We evolved from apes, pure and simple. What we do is our own business, and no god, no matter how much people love him, will stop us from spreading out across the known cosmos, and furthering our species. To keep us from stagnating, having no religion is one of the first requirements, since we can be taught all the same values with none of the weird storytelling. God didn't make anyone, and it is an insult to think we came from such a terrible vision.


that is the problem.

people think they are not offending God but they do. Even us, Christians offended/offending/ will offend God also but we can drop the worries about that because in God's 3rd convenant (Jesus Christ), He just forgives everyone. No more divine punishment like rain of fire.

Your business doesn't matter. About men spreading out in the cosmos, that was his first commandment, Genesis 1:28 "God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground."

And we don't stagnate. We are not like the Ommish people in america.

And there is no weird storytelling in the Bible.

and what do you mean " it is an insult to think we came from such a terrible vision" by this? I didn't comprehend this
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Aztecnology wrote:


alupihan45 wrote:


Aztecnology wrote:

God can't do evil? He tried to kill off humanity once, didn't he? What the fuck did we do to deserve that? Nothing that we could help, I am sure. So when is it that the Second Coming will grace us? It was supposed to happen around 1997, but did it? No, I am pretty sure there wasn't even a big fireworks display. All the shit in this would perpetuates, flowing downhill, piling up, and getting too deep. We build a boat to stay above the surface of the evils God allowed to be in this place, but would he at least give us a fucking paddle to move the boat with? He won't give a damn thing more than putting us here to suffer on this dried-up, booger ball he picked from his left nostril.

God is laughing his ass off if he exists. Planet Earth and humanity was his little joke. A giant, comedy sim game dedicated to making us look like fools! We could have all the knowledge and wisdom in the world, and still fuck everything up because we are only human.


*sigh* for the nth time, our life is borrowed and during the great flood God took everything back. What did we do to deserve that? I guess you haven't read the Bible.

and the Bible never said 1997 (dunno where you got that).

Actually that is what religious people are for. I guess you haven't seen some missionaries going to places only the brave dares to go just to do charity works and teaching moral values. UN is not the only agency that works to alleviate the world suffering. Christians from around the world are participating in this act of human kindness.

About the last statement, that is your baseless assumption. You are entitled to your subjective opinions


We still didn't do anything wrong, regardless of what your convoluted scriptures tell. We evolved from apes, pure and simple. What we do is our own business, and no god, no matter how much people love him, will stop us from spreading out across the known cosmos, and furthering our species. To keep us from stagnating, having no religion is one of the first requirements, since we can be taught all the same values with none of the weird storytelling. God didn't make anyone, and it is an insult to think we came from such a terrible vision.


that is the problem.

people think they are not offending God but they do. Even us, Christians offended/offending/ will offend God also but we can drop the worries about that because in God's 3rd convenant (Jesus Christ), He just forgives everyone. No more divine punishment like rain of fire.

Your business doesn't matter. About men spreading out in the cosmos, that was his first commandment, Genesis 1:28 "God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground."

And we don't stagnate. We are not like the Ommish people in america.

And there is no weird storytelling in the Bible.

and what do you mean " it is an insult to think we came from such a terrible vision" by this? I didn't comprehend this


AMISH, get it right!
Posted 6/20/10

alupihan45 wrote:



that is the problem.

people think they are not offending God but they do. Even us, Christians offended/offending/ will offend God also but we can drop the worries about that because in God's 3rd convenant (Jesus Christ), He just forgives everyone. No more divine punishment like rain of fire.

Your business doesn't matter. About men spreading out in the cosmos, that was his first commandment, Genesis 1:28 "God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground."

And we don't stagnate. We are not like the Ommish people in america.

And there is no weird storytelling in the Bible.

and what do you mean " it is an insult to think we came from such a terrible vision" by this? I didn't comprehend this
You wanna know what the problem is? The fact that God "altered" His words three times just so that you can have no shame about you being born to rule under His name, that's what. And when the reality is that you can't proof God's existence beyond the metaphysics, this means that you Christians were the ones who "altered" your religion in order for you to enslave everything on Earth, yourselves included.
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