Christianity/Islam

I am no fan of any type of group belief system - I have to establish that. However, I have to say that at least Christians will debate a point. I've left several comments in the Islamic section and got no response however provocative I've been - and...

Christian view point on being Gay.

From what I have gleaned, many Christians differ on their view about Gay people. It seems, though, to be one subject that is unreasonably high on the preaching agenda. What is wrong with being Gay, from YOUR Christian viewpoint? (I should add what I...

Hypothetically: If God created the world ...

If God Created the world and everything in it from it's roots. Could the world work if God left the world alone. Went on vacation to see how it turns out or something. I ask because I don't understand the philosophy some argue that God may have created...

The Apple

In the Bible it said dont eat the fruit from this tree. so where did the apple come from?:)

Compassion

So many threads on the Christian forum have to do with doctrinal and philosophical debates. Don't get me wrong, there is a time and place for that - but does all of our time here need to be focused on this? I want to talk about compassion. Jesus calls...

Complete Unity In Christ The Mission ??

Somebody a lier and that's the John 8:44 lier type person today. They know they against the book on water baptism or John 3:5 but their a salvation expert for people. They know they against the book on the Sabbath teaching or Hebrews 4 but they want to...

i cry do you

God first I cry do you! 12-26-2009 Here I sat crying my eyes out with pain because I do understand something that has just happen to me. How many have had to have a good cry life seem more than you could bear anytime but had to go on. Life has is...

Sacrifice or Obedience

A few years back, I was in Ghana on a mission trip. Two gentlemen were having the most interesting conversation among themselves. They were talking about sacrifice versus obedience and which please God more. What do you think - does sacrifice or...

Christmas under Communism

I found this article and was not sure where to put it; whether in the Christian section or the atheist section, but I decided to put it here. I lived for two years in Eastern Europe, during and shortly after the end of the Communist era. In those two...

Jesus is better than Santa Clause

I stumbled on this recently and thought it would be to share with all of you here. I got it from this website: http://www.holytrinitynewrochelle.org/christmas.html Santa lives at the North Pole... JESUS is everywhere. Santa rides in a sleigh... JESUS...

what about the Love of God ?

Moses, "Deut 6:4, 9 Israel, remember this the Lord and the Lord alone is our God. Love him with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your strength. Never forget these commands i am giving you today. Teach them to your children. Repeat them...

i love you I really do

God first I love you I really do! 12-22-2009 As I think on life it make me cry I think what might have been if I had a fare change in life at all but we know things are always fare. What have I given to this world I can tell a lot stories about my life...

Why is He worthy?

We often hear or even say it ourselves that God/Jesus is worthy; but why is He worthy? What is it about God that commands worthiness?

The Judge of Judges and the Court of all Courts

I have found throughout the years that sometimes when I speak of my faith in very personal terms...inevitably someone always assume that my confident trust in God is a sign of "self righteousness" or sometimes arrogance. I am not afraid to say that I...

what about Holiness?

God says, "i punish the children, the grandchildren and the great-grandchildren for the sins of their fathers, but i show mercy to a thousand generations of those who love me and obeys my Laws." Ireap expressing himself, "according to the rules of...

The vicarious redemption of Jesus would be immoral.

The vicarious redemption of Jesus would be immoral. http://www.truegnosticchurch.org/topical_guide/blood-atonement.html We have all heard the arguments that justify the sacrifice of Jesus for our sins. We are asked to believe that the death of an...

Phony?

I am a Christian and a thought occurred to me. If the gospel of Jesus Christ is phony like so many believe, did the Apostle Paul work for nothing? For those not familiar with his story Paul left what was probably an easy life as a Pharisee, and after...

Dying for my sins?

Alright, first of all apologies if I come across as brash. It really puts me off when people say jesus died for my sins, here are a couple of reasons. 1. These sins, usually, are emotions that we were born with, presumably created with by God,...

Salvation - a very humble truth

This thread was prompted by a comment that was posted in reference to Christians. It appeared that there are a lot of misunderstanding of the very humble experience of salvation. And I will go so far as to acknowledge that many in the Name of Christ...

The Tongue - a den of iniquity

The Holy Bible instructs us to watch our words carefully and with due diligence. We have the ability to take the words of life or death in the usage of language and actually effect life. I have had many experiences in my life when I was confronted with...

You have free will but are only free to follow the rules.

You have free will but are only free to follow the rules. Is that really freedom? The only freedom we have is to follow the rules or break them. No other freedom comes to mind. This would include either secular rules or religious rules. Rules of...