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Posted 1/24/08 , edited 4/18/08
Calm minds prevail in volatile situations. I haven't check to see what the guy said to make everyone so mad, but from personal experience repaying foul statements with more foul statements will not fix anything. fighting does nothing. This next example is hypothetical. Everyone must think about it a bit before getting angry.

What if someone came on this site. That person said foul things about God, Christians, and the Bible. A Christian saw the post and lost his temper. The Christian relentlessly attacked that person, using several unsavory terms to wound the non-believer. That would only fuel the fire. It would make the non-Christian person more bitter, pushing them further from God. Not only that, but that person could say that Christians are hypocritical, showing that Christians don't repay evil with good and that they are no different from anyone else. God tells us in the Bible to turn the other cheek when we are slapped in the face or something like that.

If someone is furious with that person, don't post. Angry words will cause problems for Christians overall. I really hope that Magnus102 will come to know Jesus as his/her Lord and Savior. The best thing to do is pray for that person. He's seen that we care for him. If someone is to come to God, they must come on their own choice and prepared.
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Posted 1/24/08 , edited 4/18/08
Well, actually this thread should have been left on its own since long ago. I've held personal conversations, so has lumiina with Magnus. So it's more or less an 'ok' issue. Magnus already understands our views, we know a bit about his history. The rest is really for God's creative plan.
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Posted 1/24/08 , edited 4/18/08

Faeleia wrote:

Well, actually this thread should have been left on its own since long ago. I've held personal conversations, so has lumiina with Magnus. So it's more or less an 'ok' issue. Magnus already understands our views, we know a bit about his history. The rest is really for God's creative plan.


Amen, we've all done our job trying to show many what God's plan is for all of us, now it's up to God to do his work.
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Posted 1/29/08 , edited 4/18/08
Yeah. All of those people who tried to explain to you about Chritianity has already done there part. it's up to you if you are satisfied with all the explanations they gave... but I wonder why there are no other religion that is hated than Christianity... i mean... there are many books that says something bad about Christianity... i wonder y they don't strike other religion....
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Christ to me is not a religion. He just is. Being a Christian is a personal relationship with Jesus. It's between God and me. He is closer to me than my closest family member. He knows me more than I know myself. And, yes, I can't explain with science, but i have experienced Christ in my life as He has answered many of my prayers - prayers done in faith. People can attempt to psychoanalyze me, but I know to the very marrow of my bones, that it is HIM. Believe so you will see - is my motto, not "to see is to believe". Surrendering oneself to Christ is a matter of faith and personal choice, just as rejecting Christ is also a choice.
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Posted 3/7/08 , edited 4/18/08

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Christ to me is not a religion. He just is. Being a Christian is a personal relationship with Jesus. It's between God and me. He is closer to me than my closest family member. He knows me more than I know myself. And, yes, I can't explain with science, but i have experienced Christ in my life as He has answered many of my prayers - prayers done in faith. People can attempt to psychoanalyze me, but I know to the very marrow of my bones, that it is HIM. Believe so you will see - is my motto, not "to see is to believe". Surrendering oneself to Christ is a matter of faith and personal choice, just as rejecting Christ is also a choice.


Religion cannot save you.. Only Jesus Christ can..
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raistlin_moeh wrote:

Christ to me is not a religion. He just is. Being a Christian is a personal relationship with Jesus. It's between God and me. He is closer to me than my closest family member. He knows me more than I know myself. And, yes, I can't explain with science, but i have experienced Christ in my life as He has answered many of my prayers - prayers done in faith. People can attempt to psychoanalyze me, but I know to the very marrow of my bones, that it is HIM. Believe so you will see - is my motto, not "to see is to believe". Surrendering oneself to Christ is a matter of faith and personal choice, just as rejecting Christ is also a choice.



Religion cannot save you.. Only Jesus Christ can..


omg! i was totally thinking the same thing before clicked on this link
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Posted 3/10/08 , edited 4/18/08
Ummm everyone is like repeating pretty much the smae thing. I think people can give you some advice to you on the interenet and try to express how they feel about god in words. But truely if you want to figure chrisitanity out the best way to do this is to get out there. Try to find a church that feels comfortable to you (and hopefully has good songs). Then try asking people there. You dont have to go sunday why not just phone in and see if you can sit down with the pastor and then ask him all those questions running through your mind. If your young (idk your age). Try to attend a youthgroup. I found it helped me to ask people what god has performed in their life. SouskeAizen its not believing in Jesus, its believing in that he died for us. Saying things on the internet can only go so far. You need to talk to a christian face to face. Because then you can see the emotion and everything. Also even if you dont believe in God it cant hurt praying to him to ask him to show himself to you. Its a new concept introduced to me from one of my friends that christianity isnt a religion its a way of life. Which I guess you seen before in this thread. But anywyas my opinion.
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Posted 3/10/08 , edited 4/18/08
I truely think going to a pastor who wont get defensive is your best bet....people on here seem a lil clouded in the mind (NO OFFENSE GUYS) by you having that athesiet group and everything....but werent we all at one point against god? Before we truely gave him our hearts? I think you guys should be more understanding (some of you are understanding).
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'Clouded in the mind'?
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Posted 3/10/08 , edited 4/18/08

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I truely think going to a pastor who wont get defensive is your best bet....people on here seem a lil clouded in the mind (NO OFFENSE GUYS) by you having that athesiet group and everything....but werent we all at one point against god? Before we truely gave him our hearts? I think you guys should be more understanding (some of you are understanding).


uh wait...by clouded in the mind... you mean? no honestly.... i dont get it. i dont even know that kind of saying.... pls excuse me for my ignorance.... ive heard that saying but i never know what that is...
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Posted 3/10/08 , edited 4/18/08

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'Clouded in the mind'?


hehehe yeah sorry >< I couldnt think of the right word...poor choice...I meant along the lines of like closed minded or like stuck on being defensive....grrr I cant think at the moment ><...does that sound better?? O.o Oh and SouskeAizen your right, when it comes down to it you cant go to heaven without Jesus.
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If ur a true Christian, Christianity isn't something tied up by traditions, loads of fancys alters, and decorations...it's merely the relationship that you choose to have with your savior...I guess it's easy for some people to use Christianity and other religions to grasp power, wealth, or fame but an honest to God Christian (literally ) just wants to spend time worshiping their creator and spreading the good news ^_^...
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Posted 3/11/08 , edited 4/18/08
I might bother some people with this but..
"Christians" is not what God wants anyone to be. Christianity is an organized religion tied to traditions, decorations and the whole lot. A long time ago the word "Christian" was a derrogative term used for those who follow Christ. I'd rather not be known as a Christian. I would rather be known as one who follows in the footsteps of Christ, and to a lot of people that would seem like the same thing but Christianity can become so routine and boring and that is not what following inthe footsteps of Christ is. to be a Christian and to be a Christ follower are different. A Christian meets in a church every Sunday, so does a Christ follower. But a Christian spends every other day of the week on themselves while a Christ follower spends every other day of the week on others as well as themselves. A Christ follower is someone who is willing to go out of their way to be all that they can be for everyone else. They are the ones that would trade their life for a stranger, just like Christ did on the cross. I'm not a Christian but a Christ follower... well I'm trying to be a Christ follower and not a Christian
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