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This is an issue because it really creeps me out, just now when one as walking with my little brother to the gym and a guy in a van slowed down...
And said ,well hello there..and other things. I don't know this guy at all so its awkward to do that to someone you don't know.
The day before another slowed down in a golf cart.
Even though I'm 25, I'm small height wise...and have been told I look 18.but also pretty curvy ...like its just creepy.....for someone to hit on a person that just...
Here lately I have wondered why I do not hear ANY sermons preached on hell. I grew up Pentecostal and all those years I would hear preaching on hell fire, repent and give your life to Christ. Many times I saw the Holy Spirit convict people during these sermons and they would practically run to the altar. It seems here lately and has been happening for years now that preachers no longer preach on this matter. Why has everything turned into a pretty package, tickle your ears service?? Why have...
Hello, I'm a Catholic (As my username implies) and I thought like to discuss my biggest issue with Protestantism, it's the phrase "Jesus suffered and died on the cross so that we don't have to suffer."
But Our Lord said:
"If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me." -Matthew 16:24 DRV
What's more Saint Paul says:
"Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up those things that are wanting of the sufferings of Christ, in my flesh, for...
Hey all (AV the copyright cheque for the title is in the mail...)
In a recent conversation with a church leader he expressed the idea that as an atheist I simply can't understand scripture as accurately as he does. He pointed out that Jesus taught in parables explicitly to preclude understanding by some segment of his audience. I have hear this same claim from other believers as well and so.... Your mission, should you choose to accept it...
Present me with a section of scripture that...
I think I may have a crush on my pastor... I recently turned 18.
He is 36 and married and has children.
His wife and children are so sweet and I admire their family.
I don't even feel physically attracted to him but there's just something about him.
I know it's wrong but every time I see him or that I am near him, I just want his attention...
I would never act on my "feelings" but I just don't know what to do.
I play the piano at my church and I feel like everyone looks up to me and...
"22 Unless those days had been cut short, no [j]life would have been saved; but for the sake of the [k]elect those days will be cut short." Mt. 24:22 (NASB)
There are now 7.6 billion people on planet earth, meaning that Christ is saying that every single one of them would die had those days not been cut short. That means that some catastrophe of incredible magnitude is coming on this planet. There are other statements to this effect as well. I think that many have forgotten about the...
God has informed me that the end times, can not be prevented all together, but "can be", "postponed", it's not too late right now anyways, to be avoided and postponed for a later time...
What does all this talk, and those creating all this panic about the end times...? Where is all that "getting us"...? Those spreading "fear" in the name of "righteousness"... That kind of behavior and those listening to ones doing this, will get us nowhere...
People who genuinely care about others, those...
I posted this in my introduction thread (link below) and decided to move it here:
Starting from scratch...
1. My biggest question would be how exactly Jesus' death on the cross atoned for the sins of humanity. This has stumped me for a long time and I feel it's a huge road block. What confuses me is why God would send his only son to Earth as a sacrifice on behalf of humanity when He was the one demanding the sacrifice in the first place. It always sounds to me like He basically made a...
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