how does god speak to you?

i am genuinely interested as a non-believer how god speaks to you. many times when reading other comments people make 'god told me this or that' god showed me the way. is it a voice you hear inside of you, a feeling you have that god would want you to...

the emperor's new clothes

for people like myself who don't believe, telling others that we should reminds me of the fable the emperor's new clothes. everyone will say theyhave had god come into their life and heard him. but is it a case of following along with what has already...

Jesus Christ in Awkward Places

Hello Everyone: It has been quite a long time since I visited this site. I have been very busy with living and I received a message in my email which prompted me to return and share a message with you. Many times we fail to recognize that God ways are...

The persecuted church

All over the world, fellow brothers and sisters in Christ are being persecuted for their faith. Some are in prison as we speak enduring unimaginable tortures for their faith while being told to deny Christ. In the mean time, their families are hurting...

Got A Better Testimony Then The Devil ??

People rather brag they speak in tongues and have money fortunes from tithes and offerings to ministries. They rather brag about grace as well as their successful life as a parent and spouse. They rather brag they gave up smoking and alcohol. They...

For down time!

I am sure we have all experienced a time on Thoughts.com where there is a lull of posts. We are wanting to have conversations with others, but others aren't online. So - this is for those who are waiting during those down times. As we wait, we can...

Giving Thanks

Times are hard for a lot of folks, and no one knows how much harder they may get. Yet, come what may, we can always find something to be thankful for. For the Pike family, money may be stretched a bit thinner than it was a year ago, but thank God we...

Believe cannot be seem!

God first Believe cannot be seem! 11-26-2009 Greetings to all no matter what you believe in God or not because man cannot prove his or her belief is greater than any other man. The one man believes in a God that he cannot see or even prove the other...

The Mission Field

Obviously, the mission field is all around us. It is in our back yard and overseas. It is the neighbor next door, the prison inmate, the old man in the nursing home, and the tribal member living in a hut. The mission field is anyone who doesn't know...

Science/Christianity?

Hi everyone I have been thinking much about the relationship between Science and Christianity. In What way shall I use the science, I learn so much about. What can I use my religion to in a modern world? What do you think about the relationship between...

I want a faith like that!!!

Horatio G. Spafford wrote the lyrics to the song - It is Well with My Soul during a time of great personal tragedy that all started with the tragic loss of his four year old son as a result of a fever. Not long after, a fire destroyed his lucrative...

If you believe...

In the power of prayer, join me in lifting up this thoughts.com member in her time of need....We can rejoice in being a part of a move of the Holy Spirit! http://www.thoughts.com/looking_4_sanity/blog/disturbance-425927/

A Question About Temptation:

I was told the Devil Can't do anything to anyone without God's Permission. Does this Include temptation? I know in Job, the Devil gets God's permission to make JOb sick and all...

My Jesus

Jesus has really been working in my heart and teaching me a lot of things lately. Namely, He is teaching me who it is He wants me to be serving. When Jesus walked the earth, He ministered to the outcasts, the lost, the prostitutes, the homeless, the...

If time itself may begin again and again?

God first If Time itself may begin again and again? 11-21-2009 In the beginning of what because it does not say day one because we think that a long time before it could have been. And in God�s time a day is not a day but 1,000 years because had not...

What is Christianity?

There have been a lot of statements on the Christianity forum that I have found interesting. Many of those statements align with the basic beliefs of Christianity, while others don't. I thought it was important to clarify what those basic beliefs are....

How has Jesus saved you?

Ok so, not including that he's saved your soul because you've accepted Jesus into your life, how has Jesus and God saved you? (Not that that's not important, but even the bible says there will be people who think they are right and on God's side, even...

General Talk, Discussions, & Debate

Hey everyone, I have noticed how so many threads get so off topic discussing other topics totally irrelevant. I know how easy it is to do. So let's all keep this thread going for just that. Debates, questions, general concerns with other members. All...

A Question For Christian's About War...

We went to Iraq on the grounds that they were an imminent threat to us, and possessed wmd's, not to topple Saddam's regime. The entire reason we invaded does not exist. Since then, hundreds of thousands of innocent Iraqi civilians have been killed due...

Cast into a star

The arm coming down Sparks, flying Cast into a Star Rolling upon the Sand Melted into a cup. The cup he held In his hand, starving A smile The reflection, The Midas Touch

Should we reenact Sumptuary laws?

It is a fact that the spread in wealth between the rich and the poor is getting wider and that the middles classes are also not doing as well as they possibly should. http://library.thinkquest.org/C002291/high/present/stats.htm As we look about today,...

Paid Clergy?

This topic is simple: In view of Jesus words: [CENTER][FONT="Georgia"][CENTER][COLOR="Navy"](Matthew 10:7-8) As you go, preach, saying, �The kingdom of the heavens has drawn near.� 8 Cure sick people, raise up dead persons, make lepers clean, expel...