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I Am Truly a Gnostic Christian

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    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

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    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

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    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 Apr 20, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    One sure way to tell a Christian from someone pretending to be Christian. Christians believe Christ is risen from the dead. So we should talk about him in the present tense...
    georgekirk georgekirk 41-45, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    don't assume I'm a good Christian because I usher every third Sunday. don't assume I'm a good Christian because I teach Sunday school every second Sunday. don't assume I'm a good...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    It's hard to think about all the people who don't believe in Jesus because of the very real fact that those people will go to hell. My heart aches for these people. Some are decent...
    kRypt0lite kRypt0lite 22-25 9 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Serious question(s) for black American Christians. After you learned about slavery, and your various original religious heritages, did you reflect on your religion at the time? To...
    PicklesAndPie PicklesAndPie 26-30 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    soooo how do I say this? I'm a christian woman, past history with drugs, etc well times come and go where I get frustrated about certain little things and I'm like dang, I need ti...
    almonjoiii almonjoiii 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    How differently would we relate to the uncommitted if we viewed them not as evil or unsaved but rather as lost. Barbara Taylor Brown recalls her own wanderings: “In my life, I...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have noticed something peculiar about atheist postings and Christian's posting. When an atheists post, they gather together and support each other. It doesn't matter where they...
    Princessx2 Princessx2 31-35, F 13 Responses 4 days ago

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    Being raised in Christian nudity made it easy to maintain that lifestyle. We practice home nudity and spend a lot of time in our backyard enjoying being able to be naked as we...
    goodbnbad goodbnbad 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm totally, 100% Christian, but at the same time I really, REALLY want to believe in reincarnation. It's just such a cool concept and it makes so much sense, like how you can feel...
    cyndercrys cyndercrys 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I believe that it makes you fake Christian if you say rude things or act a certain way towards the LGBT community. Even though the Lord doesn't accept homosexuality, He stills...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm not a religious person, but I am almost more sick of the fact that our society believes all Christians are gay bashing people. The only Christians we seem to notice are the...
    TheDopeAura TheDopeAura 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    You know what I dislike more than people turning their back on God? Christians who get comfortable in how the world is changing. People start making up their own rules on what is...
    NldlDrummer2835 NldlDrummer2835 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was a Buddhist first, for years, but I've begun on the path of Christianity more recently. I can't let go of the peace that Buddhism seems to bring me. I was excited to find this...
    Ecrivaine Ecrivaine 41-45, F a week ago

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    not only is the gate narrow,that leads to life but also the path is narrow. walk the narrow path. 90% of christians are walking to broad path to destruction and i wish i could tell...
    NjJ7 NjJ7 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    It is a part of the mystery of God that he acts so gently that he gradually builds his history within the great history of mankind; that he becomes man and so can be overlooked by...
    Princessx2 Princessx2 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    If "Christians" meditated on the Bible daily, congregate (join a church family...FAMILY), and "pray without ceasing, for this is the will of God..." (((LIKE WE'RE SUPPOSED TO...
    cjkenton cjkenton 36-40 1 Response Jul 18

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    It's 2:47 am and I would just like to say, Christians are to quiet. Like, we really don't speak up for Jesus Christ and God anymore. A lot of Christians are scared THEY might...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 12 Responses Jul 18

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    You are NOT an accident. God has given you the right body, the right gifts, the right talent and the right personality. You have the courage, the strength, and all the ability you...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 12 Responses Jul 17

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    But don't think for one second that means I will ridicule you, ignore the struggles you are going through, or be prejudiced against you. It doesn't mean that I will condemn you...
    AerynAVA AerynAVA 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    If one thing can be gleaned from experiences posted in this group is the fact that there must be two Gods, the God of the OT and the God of the NT, and in turn there are at least...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M Jul 16

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    The thing about being a recovering Christian Scientist is that there are so few of us. If we were recovering Catholics, this group would be running in the thousands. As it is...
    motherluna motherluna 61-65, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    " The Bible is 100% true and accurate". I am just curious to see what people think of that statement. It is a yes or no question but feel free to elaborate. edit Thank you all...
    walabby walabby 56-60, M 40 Responses Jul 15

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    The Brazilian government turned a prison over to two Christians and the institution Humaita, and the plan was to run it on Christian principles. With the exception of two full-time...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I need some Christian friends right now the devil is trying hard. Was in a Christian band for 4 years which broke up a few months ago. Also ended relationship of 3 1/2 years...
    pianodan1976 pianodan1976 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Hell. Why are you a christian? Many answer, "Because I want to go to heaven and not burn eternally" Read the Bible...notice how it seems to contradict itself? It talks about all...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    ISIS Issues Threatening Words to Christians in Jerusalem 15 2015 ISIS has threatening words for Christian Jerusalem Since Friday, June 27, leaflets have appeared in and around...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Working in a kitchen was an experience, and one of the key ingredients was a huge stockpot that was crammed with everything imaginable and simmered for countless hours, the end...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I am Catholic. I was born in the north and when i was 12 my parents moved us to the south. I thought the south was supposed to be nice(im sorry if this came out the wrong way). I...
    smarchy17 smarchy17 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Churches across America pledge massive civil disobedience as Supreme Court forces them to recognize gay marriage A Christian-themed movement that seeks to reaffirm traditional...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 10 Responses Jul 13

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    I made the decision to follow Jesus Christ in 2013, but have had a very tumultuous relationship with God from day one. I am aware the Bible says some will come out of fear, but I...
    NothingWithoutLove13 NothingWithoutLove13 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Jesus Christ on the infallibility of scripture by Dr David Livingston Published: 6 April 2004 (GMT+10) There is considerable debate these days concerning the inerrancy...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Jul 11

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    I'm not religious, I have some spiritual beliefs, but I generally turn to science to answer life's questions. While I certainly have issues with the bible and its discrepancies...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    Ok let's get this straight, I'm here to speak as an atheistic political analyst and I have to say the amount of horse **** stupid people on here that spread propaganda and lies as...
    RenaDragon RenaDragon 18-21 11 Responses Jul 9

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    If there was anything that conflicted with the moral code in times past it must be done in private and secret. Adultery and children conceived out of wedlock was common, and...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    40 Answers and 2 Questions for Matthew Vines By Michael Brown At the invitation of The Christian Post, I am answering the 40 questions put forward by "gay Christian" advocate...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M Jul 8

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    you know I'm really getting sick of those so-called Christians Harrison every body other than Christians or or Jewish makes me want to vomit self righteous sons of ******* your the...
    afterthedead afterthedead 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    i just dont see how you can be a christian part time, attend church on christmas and easter and call yourself a Christian, i am not perfect i've sinned but i dont think i could get...
    FaithHopeLov3 FaithHopeLov3 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7