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I Am Truly a Gnostic Christian

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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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    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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    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

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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 Oct 26, 2012

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    I'm going to share the battle I had with the Lord over what was going to be done about my being a Transsexual, at a time in my life I didn't even know what a Transsexual was and...
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    All Men Saved ? ~ Predestination is the doctrine that God alone is the One who chooses who is saved, that He ordains the means, the time, and the circumstances of salvation and...
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    tshirthappy tshirthappy 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    God's Warning for All Believers Do You Truly Love Christ Our Lord and God the Father? http://theonlyworldbook.webs.com/godswarningtoall.htm Is your love greater than words can...
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    "Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long."- Psalm 25:4-6Hope is a powerful word. Hope evokes strong emotional and...
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    My husband and I have been together for a year and a half now... We have thrown around the idea of discipline for a whole now but only recently have we really been trying to get...
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    What are Homosexuals supposed to do if they can't change? ~ by Matt Slick What should a homosexual do if he becomes a Christian and his same-sex desires do not go away? Can...
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    Yeah I am, I'd like to point out what that means to me, No that doesn't mean I'm perfect, that doesn't mean I go around bashing the bible on people's heads So many people have...
    WolfNightV4X1 WolfNightV4X1 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    DaneLaparan DaneLaparan 13-15, F Apr 7

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    Ready?A curious warning or perhaps a diadatic is given to us in Peter's first epistle. There he tells us to be ready to give the reason for the hope that lies within us to everyone...
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    dittayu dittayu 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I'd like to declare that I am an unashamed Christian teen on a mission to change the warped image people have of Christians & their thoughts/beliefs.
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    It speaks for itself. Any reason you come up with, I will counter it. Its a natural part of the Christian belief system to convert people, which really ****** me off because people...
    boastroasttoast boastroasttoast 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Allthingschrist Allthingschrist 31-35 2 Responses 6 days ago

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