Genesis

Last night my husband and I were reading Genesis 24-25 and it spoke about Abraham swearing his servant to an oath by placing his hand under his thigh. Does anyone know the significance of this type of oath? Why, back then, did they put their hands...

Is the Creation/Evolution Debate Worth the Effort?

Hello :) Over the years I've become more and more dismayed by the Church's preoccupation with Science, Creationism, Philosophy, the Cults, and so on. I take the view that it would be much healthier if the Church as a whole took a long look at itself...

Where to next??

Taking the bull by the horns, I'd like to ask the following of all those who believe and follow a religious path, be it Christianity or any other........ I believe in a Creator, I choose to call it 'Spirit'. I do not follow any specific religious path,...

Shroud of Turin

Some thoughts on the Shroud of Turin: Is it possible that the most important archaeological artifact in the world is hidden in plain sight? Two major events have occurred since the carbon dating tests of 1988 when the Shroud of Turin was determined to...

Is God a Conservative or Liberal?

I was listening to a self proclaimed "evangelical Christian conservative " commentator on a radio program today and he was upset with a poll that just came to his attention which showed 800 people who confessed to be evangelical born again...

Do you consider yourself a Judeo Christian?

:confused:[FONT="Comic Sans MS"] Why am I asking that question?? There was a post on here asking about the "indecent proposal" and how everyone said "Nope, No way, No" to the question posed to them. At the time of my post, I was the only one who said...

Do You Think God Has A Sence Of Humor?

Absolutley,i Think Humor Has Gotten Me Through Really Rough Times In My Life And Helped Me To Deal With Seamingly Insermountable Situations.it Has Helped Me Conquer Negative Thoughts,and Help Me Heal Old Wounds.plus The Way I Feel When I Know I've Made...

God Is A Terrorist!

http://majorityrights.com/index.php/weblog/comments/god_is_a_terrorist/ Fires, hurricanes, earthquakes, plauges, disease, famine, and oh yea I almost forgot that whole eternal fire thing. God fits the perferct bill of a terrorist. (albeit a loving,...

For Catholics/ Christians

The post about the first black president got me thinking..... Why has there never been a Black pope (yet) and what would it mean to you if there was?

Christian Teens

Coming from a small community in Kansas with about 500 people for population, being one with God is a big deal here. Although, most of the community is Mennonite, I am Methodist and I am frowned upon because of it. Yet, these so called "good christian...

Women's Help

Hello Everyone, I want to provide guidance and help to those suffering from rejection, low self-esteem, hopelessness etc. Just sharing about it can provide alot of help. I'm logging in almost daily and sharing my life experience. Feel free to post...

Christ's "Staff"

Just wondering, amidst all these debates about christianity, what peoples views are on 'the staff' - Priests, Nuns, Ministers, etc.? My sister is a Roman catholic Franciscan missionary sister and has been since she was 16. Its not something I could...

Bible Verses

You know, this forum section on Christianity has had many topice ranging from proofs for or against christianity or for or against a form of christianity like mormans and johova witnesses, to what is ight like sex talks and the Iraq war, but not much...

One question for God

Tried this as a blog post and got one answer, lets try it here...You can ask God one question, ANYTHING, when you get to heaven what is it? Mine most lieky would be why do evil men prosper while the innocent suffer? But you can be more lighthearted if...

Share your Testimony about God

I did not come from a religious home but we did own a Bible. We had a bookcase in our livingroom that contained (of course) a lot of books and one of those books was the Holy Bible. I was told that at the tender age of three, I would always grab the...

What does it means to be "Born Again" to YOU

I personally believe that a person have to be born again to enter the Kingdom of Heaven and that it is an actual spiritual birth that takes place. Jesus told Nicodemus that "He must be born again in order to see the Kingdom of God." What does it means...

Consciousness And Death

This sounds a bit morbid.:) Does our spirit live on after death? There are testimonials, and books, by some of "out of body experiences." Some use Ecclesiastes 9:5 to demonstrate this can't be so. It says "but the dead know not anything..." Yet that...