Post

I Am Truly a Gnostic Christian

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 31 People

    Lost

    lost and being lost is one of a group o f ideas that form a matrix for me and that have become increasingly important for me,along with alienation,serendipity,patterned repition,spiral development,paradox,standing up,solidarity,uncertainty/doubtmelancholy,life as struggle  and a...
    thelostbear thelostbear 56-60 1 Response Dec 19, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Hello all. Is there any

    where online that I can download the gnostic texts talked about in the last few posts? I have been to a site, montalk.net, but I want more info before I dive right in.
    devinprater devinprater 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I've Finally Found Where I Belong

    My religious epiphany began in about 1994 when I (at the suggestion of a friend) read the book "We Don't Die" by Joel Martin.  The book is about a medium by the name George Anderson.  His life experience truly resonated with me and I began to just feel a knowing of life...
    SpiritualKate SpiritualKate 56-60 6 Responses Oct 19, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A Modern Gnostic

    I was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I was told the Bible was fallible and that only the Book of Mormon was infallible, but even as a child the stories seemed flat, cold, and fake. They did not speak to my soul and I avoided going to church, a place...
    longlostredemption longlostredemption 22-25, F Nov 2, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Gnostic Used To Integrate Buddhism & Christianity

    I was raised a Catholic but dumped it at an early age because of the church. I have no problem with the four gospels and Jesus , but the church is corrupt (pedaphilia, problems with normal sexuality) I have studied buddhism for years and there is no denying the truths discovered...
    shurangama shurangama 51-55 1 Response Oct 26, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Search For Understanding

    I grew up with a very strong LDS background. I chose to be baptized when I was 14. I knew that god was there but had so many questions on so many different LDS and christian beliefs. I never understood why god would send me to hell when I sinned bad enough or why only mormons...
    jbprice jbprice 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 25, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I would like to tell how i became a Christian. I was eight years of age when i put my trust in the Lord Jesus Christ i had been brought up in a Christian home and was taken to...
    Redeemed02 Redeemed02 66-70, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In response of my recent post on "I am a atheist", I realised how stupid I was. And I truly apologise for it. When I wrote that experience I was a different person but hopefully I...
    1BluePillow 1BluePillow 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Going from Christian to Atheism. When I was growing up in South Texas, I grew up in a non-practicing Christian family. My mother was originally a Catholic, but she left the church...
    Fri1991 Fri1991 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If any christian or any other person of any other religious beliefs - happen to like a person that is of another religion - and you then find out later on because , the chance of...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Can we claim to be Christians without works? This isn't towards people new in Christ. This is for people who have been saved for 5+ years. Is faith without works dead and therefore...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sometimes I just think that if we are truly followers of Christ, we will hate what Jesus hates, we will love what Jesus loves.. I am not against gay or lesbian I just against what...
    Lovesweetlove Lovesweetlove 26-30, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Negative Confessions, Inner Vows & Curses - Spiritual Housecleaning*** Ever get disturbed by the massive amount of 'positive thinking' guru garbage that's out there? Why is it so...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Tonight has been very eventful.. It ended with me cutting and losing my 92 days clean and I am so disappointed in myself beyond belief. Anyways, where to begin. Well I met this...
    SwiftieGirl SwiftieGirl 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel that some people rely too much on the act of "going to church", and sometimes judge upon whether one "goes to church" or not. There's an underlying stigma of if you "go to...
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm a Christian, and I don't even like a lot of Christians. I will give it to atheists/agnostics/others that the VAST majority of proclaimed "Christians" are horrible examples of...
    jameshottie jameshottie 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    THE ULTIMATE BATTLE OF GOOD OVER EVIL? I have been posting in another Christian group on Facebook regarding ISIS/ISIL and a discussion has grown around my comment that now is the...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Aug 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A Christian is not a tool, or some kind of a mechanical wrench to a great big religious regime. A Christian is not some kind of tool that keeps a religious organization moving. A...
    jemdl21 jemdl21 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am not young. I have never been married. It is so hard to be a not-young Christian single! Other Christians don't really know what to make of me. Christians often believe that...
    lynnieruns lynnieruns 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ugggg in on a trip for 3 months with a bunch of Christians and they are constantly judging each other and trying to shame the other person. They have to be heard on everything and...
    Justdez Justdez 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The Bible. Christians take it too focused, and Atheists take it too unrealistic. What is the link? Is there any? YES!! If you look deep enough, Christians believe in atheist...
    Crayzelle Crayzelle 70+, M 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The Christian Response to Mental Illness "I was sick and you visited me; in prison and you came to me..." (Matthew 25:36) Someone with a mental health problem is both sick and in...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is just a personal rant. It's so weird when I write about God based on my perspective on things. It's like, I don't know if you guys will understand me, but I kind of just put...
    lavalife lavalife 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In a world where important people refuse to spend time with those "beneath" them, we are truly blessed with an incomparable God who listens to our every cry, recognizes our very...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If you claim to be a follower of Christ and bear his name, I want to challenge you to remember what that means. I'm tired of hearing atheists complain because of Christians...
    JustAGuyinFL JustAGuyinFL 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just when you thought the Dark Ages and the Inquisition were over, Christian "Witch"-hunting in Africa today.Video footage of mob violence in Western Africa. A group of people...
    innosflew innosflew 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was not born a Christian. No one is. I am born again into the family of God. God reached out to me and I answered. I am a Christian not first of all because of how I live but...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just because I'm a Christian. Doesn't mean I'm a judging, mean person. I have my own opinions. I hate it how every single Christian has to have the same opinion, or you aren't...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm actually going to define the real term for Hell for you since the majority of people wouldn't know to begin with especially Christians... Hell is actually know as Hel and is...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm not. I know what needs to be done. 1. Prove atheists wrong. They have misguided ethical priorities. They're too arrogant for humanity's well-being. 2. Christians deserve to...
    DarkChristian DarkChristian 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Am I? I don't even know. I really don't know. I want to believe and be a christian, but I don't. I know inside that it isn't true...but I wish I believed it was true anyway. Even...
    thefluffyclouds thefluffyclouds 13-15, F 15 Responses Aug 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Let me run you through a scenario. Imagine a United States that has 5 Atheists for every 1 Christian. Imagine one day that the Atheists say that they do not want the Bible to be...
    Sgm51ngc5194 Sgm51ngc5194 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    See my father is Christian and wants me to be Christian I told him no that I won't believe in his bullshit my gf is Wiccan and with that religion I've always felt right believing...
    Vlad6666 Vlad6666 18-21, M 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What if the story of Christianity, as we know it, was absolutely false? What if Christianity was created to separate the baseless faith into a "God" that shows no action but...
    LightlySaltedSalmon LightlySaltedSalmon 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm a Christian that struggles with depression and self-harm, among other things. People have said that I'm not a Christian, because of these things, but I think these things make...
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I lived that strange life after God saved my soul..church my refuge, Oh now I loved going and refused to miss, remember crying cause i worked to late on a Wednesday night. Oh...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My father is an atheist, but he taught me to believe anything I wanted. He didn't force any religion into my brain. If I asked a question about God, he answered it best to his...
    BookWonderer BookWonderer 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You know what's hard? Trying be a good Christian but you know you're gay. What's harder? Devolving a crush on your Christian friend. Haha life sucks :)
    kp4w kp4w 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Worldwide, Christians are not only ridiculed but often, in more extremist countries where Christians are a minority, persecuted. Why does no one seem to care?
    louisthepearl louisthepearl 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The family is the core of Jewish society and a centre of it's religious life. If the home is strong in Jewish values, stable and healthy, then all of Jewish life and all of it's...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 2 Responses Aug 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was raised RC. Many of my father's relatives were in the church and I once considered taking vows. But as I grew older I began to question things about Christianity. I'm not...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am at a point that if you tell me you're a Christian I'm not going to be open to you. It's a mean thing maybe but I'm finding that many of them are delusional. Like you can't...
    Sacryfice Sacryfice 26-30, F Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Am a Christian and I love having a GREAT relationship with God and His Son my Lord Savior Jesus Christ but I'm constantly fighting my flesh and demons. I get sooo disappointed in...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'd prefer to have opinions/advice from Christians only for this one & specifically for this matter anyone, Christian or not please save the negative comments. I really can't deal...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Christians make me so angry!
    Annele Annele 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    And I'm tired of atheists bashing Christians. See? This argument could go Either way.
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It Will Cost You Everything"If [following Jesus Christ] doesn't cost you anything, it's because you've bought into 'American Christianity.'"~ Paul Washer♡ * * * Then said Jesus...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 16

    Your Response

    Cancel