What does it take to be a Christian?

I'm not looking for requirements for what makes a "real" Christian or a "true" Chritian. Just what standards do we have to say that a person who says their a Christian is actually a Christian. Think about this. Think hard. There are no tests a person...

Son Of Who ? ( 1 )

[SIZE="5"] [COLOR="Sienna"] Does God need someone to suffer severe punishment, even though they are trying, day after day?[/COLOR] . "Look to the Books" To begin, let us do a sample comparison of the teachings of the Holy Books of Almighty God. QURAN...

Even Satan believes in God.

Both Satan and his demons tremble before God. (James 2:19) Satan was a highly exalted angel, but he tried to usurp God, and was banished from heaven. He knows his time on earth is short, and that is why he works so hard to win souls over to "his" side....

The Shack

Maybe this should be in the Books thread, but I was afraid that it would not be seen there and it is a Christian book. I just finished reading by Wm. Paul Young. I don't read much fiction anymore, but my Pastor wanted me to read it to get my opinion....

Happy Thanksgiving

Came across this link. Turn the sound up. http://www.greatdanepro.com/Dear%20Jesus/index.htm

God

I have a theory about how god was created... In the bible it says that god made everything. But If nothing was there before how could god be there to greate it, So i think at the exact same time that he created everything he created himself or. If that...

Secrect "rapture" or in Power and Glory?

When Jesus returns will some people just disappear and leave others behind. Leaving the ones left behind wondering where their loved ones went. Or Will He come in power and great glory in which "every" eye shall see and every tongue confess? With the...

Why don't most Christians follow the fourth commandment?

"Remember the Sabbath to keep it holy....." The Ten Commandment, the only thing in the Bible actually physically written by the hand of God. And today most christians have forgotten the one commandment that has "remember" in it. Instead replacing it...

jesus was a socialist.

some people might think this is an attack or insult, but it's the exact opposite. i lean to the left in my political ideologies.. i just find it interesting that a vast percentage of right wing politics is involved in christianity when all accounts...

Good morning!

It is Sunday morning, I hope you will all be heading out to fellowship in your local churches today. Are you connected with fellow believers in your town? :)

Need Help and Advice

Hello I am Aneesh, from an Orthodox Catholic Christan family here from Kerala, India... I am a Software Engineer in profession...Now I am in a big financial crisis, My age is 27 and here we usually will marry at the age of 25-17...Bt since I am not...

Religious feedback on Certain Peace

What is your religious perspective on the short film i just made, in Austin Texas. It is called Certain Peace. 15 minutes total. I just uploaded it to the video section. Enjoy.

Giving Up on God - GOP Perspective

I decided to post this in Christianity. I'm interested in the discussion that the christians will have about the GOP possibly abandoning them for the sake of the party. Which party would you go to if the repubs decide to keep religion out of politics...

Should Pro-Choice Catholics be allowed to take communion?

Seems like the answer should be "No" if you go by the Catechism of the Catholic church. The Catechism of the Catholic church states: [quote]Abortion 2270 Human life must be respected and protected absolutely from the moment of conception. From the...

Antiquated Words

Lets have some fun. Lets break down some of the church language that can bog down people when they study the word or hear a sermon. I'll give two to start. "pulse" it means the edible seeds of fruits and vegetables. Daniel is said to have eaten pulse...

Tally mark sins?

so at the judgement seat, what do you guys think is going to happen? is there gonna be a tally mark of good works compared to bad? or do you think the outcome will not be how many sins and good works you have but who you have ultimately come to be....

Religious Leaders Unite

A dozen Northern Nevada religious leaders plan to announce today they support the initiative to legalize marijuana. "I know of no place else in the country where a group of religious leaders is coming together to speak with a unified voice with...

Who is Jesus Christ to you?

Come on... say it! To me Jesus Christ is the Son of God! Jesus Christ is my only salvation! Jesus Christ died on that cross for mine and everyone else's sins in life. And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as...

Is "Manna" a Magical Mushroom???

MANNA is the �food-from-heaven� provided by God to Israelites in the wilderness, according to the Bible the Israelites are said to have eaten Manna daily with Quail while escaping from slavery in Egypt. Whether Manna actually fell form the sky, or...

Christ will come in Glory

This is a multi-faceted subject so I will try to break it down simply at first. Then we can expand on the various components. All Power in Heaven and Earth By his Ascension, Christ's humanity participates in God's power and authority. He is "Lord both...

A Call for Christian Unity

Jesus prayed that his church be united in love. Paul exhorted the Roman church to love and have fellowship with brothers and sisters in Christ with whom we disagree (see Romans 14) and that we not judge those Christians with whom we disagree on...