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I Don\'t Believe You Have to Be Christian to Be Nice

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 286 People

    Christians Don't Understand Nice Or The Love Of Christ

     There is truth and there are lies. There is reality and there is hidden deception. To be Christian is not to go to church and follow the religions of man; because to do that is only receiving false truth through hidden deception that is going to blindside hundreds of...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 7 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    What Would Jesus Say?

     I was raised a churchgoer, a Protestant. When my son was little, I took him to Sunday school. But one day I just looked around and realized that I was surrounded with hypocrites and phonies, and I stopped going. I still have my faith, I just stay home with it. I think...
    Abbeyrhode Abbeyrhode 46-50, F 40 Responses Feb 23, 2010

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    The Reality Tv All Must See

    We only can know the truths of God by becoming completely submissive in spiritual ways the natural man understands not. [1 Corinthians 2:14] Look at the world in some depth, and then look at God in more depth. Look at what He says while ignoring what man says, and then you will...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    Some Of The Nicest People Are Not Labled " Christian"

    From Ancient Past. Man made Up God. And Cultures made up their Religions in order to get control of their Culture by making them feel guilty if they disobeyed the rules. And trying to put fear in people by saying the rules are God Given. Pretty soon Religion begins making...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M May 9, 2010

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      Your Life Path Number is 9 Your Life Path Number represents the path you should take through life and the talents and skills you have to make your journey a rewarding one. A 9 Life Path will lead you to look at all with love, compassion and tolerance. You will explore...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 13, 2010

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    It Should Come Natrually

     you should by nature be kind.and if the only reason your doing something is to make out like you are a christian,then your a lie.because then you are doing it because you feel obligated.when you should do it just to be kind to someone.
    mamaslittlebaby mamaslittlebaby 18-21, M Oct 15, 2009

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    Christians & Church

    I also don't believe that you have to attend Church to be a good person, perhaps to be a good Christian but that still doesn't make you a better person nor does it make you be nice.
    jettboo jettboo 41-45, F Oct 8, 2010

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    By Nature

    I have been on the planet longer than most here, and in a pretty comfortable part of it at that.  I have traveled a lotand met people of many different faiths.  This answer could be a book.  But I will keep it brief.If you meet the Dalai Lama, or read the "Art of Happiness...
    Tuck Tuck 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2011

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     No i don't =). I'm not a christian and i don't think I'm that bad... lol There are thousands correction, Millions of nice people out there who are not Christians. so no i don't believe you have to be a christian to be nice.
    LunaWolff LunaWolff 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 20, 2009

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    It Annoys Me!

    I am so tired of people judging others. I have had a friends mom tell him that she was so surprised that I was so nice...for a witch! Why can't I be nice? Why do I have to be your stereotypical green skinned, wart covered ***** witch?! I'm a decent person, in fact, I'm probably...
    HanaNoMizu HanaNoMizu 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 10, 2009

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    Don't

    And i also don't believe you have to be Christian to be judgemental either.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Feb 25, 2010

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    Read Your History

    Lots of VERY NOT NICE Christians running around, lots of nice non-Chritsitans too. Surprise?
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 6 Responses Feb 24, 2010

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    We Should Not Be Judgemental

    I was born in non-christian family. But I started loving Jesus as I grew and now I am totally christian by heart and faith. My family came to know about Lord through me. They love Christ but  are apprehensive about christians as at several occasions they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 25, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I've known some very not nice Christians and some very nice atheists. I am not sure all atheists will burn in hell. Think of the atheist standing before God; "You don't believe in...
    Scott1954 Scott1954 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    Yes, this is interesting. So, if I get this right, we have original sin that makes us intrinsically bad, and the only way to heaven is to fight against that, and the suggestion is...
    jumpersforgoalposts jumpersforgoalposts 51-55, M a week ago

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    You can only roll your eyes so many times before you just go you know what? I don't believe you. You had me waiting for two years to be official you chose her then you come back...
    Kitten2514 Kitten2514 22-25, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I feel like I can't trust a mainstream doctor to know what they're doing when thousands, even millions die at their hands every year.
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I get a little annoyed at the ignorance of people insisting that there is some magical cosmic force, called Karma, that will punish people they don't like. You have Christians...
    LifeHunter LifeHunter 31-35, M Jan 6

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    I pressed on me too when I saw this title about 2 months ago. Usually I write about that subject 1 or 2 days later. But I thought this was such an obvious statement. Of course...
    fcnantes fcnantes 13-15, M Jan 10

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    I don't believe in gender, just like I don't believe in ghosts or goblins, and I don't get why after thousands of years of civilization and intellectual growth, humankind is still...
    astrophobia astrophobia 26-30 Jan 9

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    Timeline part 2. All of my metaphysical training and all my observations of the human experience, around the world and in my own life, tell me that there are no coincidences. There...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2 66-70, M 4 days ago

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    This is an interesting topic. "I don't believe in the other gender." My girlfriend is a figment of my imagination and her lady parts are lies...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    I don't believe in any of that, it's all but a mere illusion of human perception that everyone seems to rely on these days
    deanratzloff deanratzloff 13-15 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't think you should ask me how my day was unless you really want to know. Everyone asks you "How are you," or "How is it going," expecting the obligatory reply "OK/Fine/Good...
    PaperPlanes88 PaperPlanes88 22-25, M Jan 6

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    Natural selection is quite obviously a real thing that happens in animal populations as a passive reaction to environmental factors. There are continual changes in animal...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    I'm certain God doesn't exist. Why? When you die, your brain shuts down. That's it. Besides, if God existed, something would've had to create him, and something would've had to...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Talking to some hoe and I can't crack the account to see whats going on and being said but I do remember the past and you met her on Craigslist I believe... And I always see you...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    4/1/15 pm I feel in some aspects we've lost the romance we used to have . Many expect to have sex on the first date . It doesn't matter if there is no tomorrow . How many...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    If blood was thicker than water, family wouldn't treat you the way they do. The way my sister treats me proves that blood isn't thicker than water. Family is supposed to be there...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, M Jan 12

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    In my eyes, gamer girls don't exist. Or if they do, (In my eyes) they are those naked women with video game controllers and game discs covering their breasts and... ahem... other...
    Felix112 Felix112 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Whether god exists or not makes no difference in my life. I respect your beliefs but don't try and pretend that your FAITH is relevant to MY life. I would rather side with LOGIC...
    QuixoticConquistador QuixoticConquistador 26-30, M 27 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    People need to stop labeling people and stop judging people. Sometimes i do it without even noticing. It's wrong for me to say something about that person if i don't know them. I...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Jan 3

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    I think that boy shorts worn under leggings would be a better choice than a thong. I know that a thong would seem like the best choice. If people are really trying to hide panty...
    Spandexblue Spandexblue 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    For me it has nothing to do with religion. It has to do with the fact that marriage is meant to be a life time commitment and when I made that commitment I realized that my vows...
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F Jan 17

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    Obviously friendships don't count, and neither does harmless flirting or deeply caring about someone, but real relationships can't actually be real until you've seen that person...
    IngensImpetum IngensImpetum 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The first place we lose the battle is in our own thinking. If you think it’s permanent then it’s permanent. If you think you’ve reached your limits then you have. If you...
    Reborn2live Reborn2live 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Just remember everyone. The full quote is 'the blood of the covenant is thicker than the waters of the womb' never let anyone guilt you into saying sorry or whatever cuz they are...
    FriendlyDalek FriendlyDalek 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    My family where I was born into doesn't exist. I have more trust and loyalty with friends.
    Tantalum Tantalum 46-50, F Jan 13

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    Unless you've had the politeness to make contact first! I don't need an ever growing 'Fan' list of people. Just people I have a genuine "connection" with. Thank you.
    Bee2014 Bee2014 51-55, F 6 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Yeah, so I was just called a hipster by my boyfriend and I was like "WHA-WHA-WHAAAT MAN?" Maybe I overreacted but it felt so bad and it still feels so bad because I mean We've been...
    thoughtworn thoughtworn 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I hate how people always try to rationalize stuff for me when I mess up and have to pay the price. I honestly feel like all of the pain I'm currently dealing with, I brought on...
    Emmahfknlee Emmahfknlee 22-25, F Jan 10

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    I made my life what it is. good or bad it's my choices that put me here. I don't need to be saved. I just need to vent sometimes.
    serendipitousone serendipitousone 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I agree.. I preach Islam though.. But the thing is I don't thrust it on faces or force people.. I just Invite them politely.. If they accept I rejoice, if they ask I answer, if...
    Livingdirt Livingdirt 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I'm sick of the stereotype that tattoos mean you have to be a bad person. Are people so ignorant and close-minded that they can't see that culture has changed? Just because I have...
    wolfboy1993 wolfboy1993 18-21 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Atlast I have found out.... There is no god, no magic, no supernatural powers... How do people believe something illogical and nonsense.... My friend, She is living in a fantasy...
    shikoko shikoko 16-17, F 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    My experiences are my reality. Whether you believe me or not doesn't change my experience. You may ridicule me of you like, but it will not change anything for me.
    Nixie1291 Nixie1291 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    What a cruel and wicked trick life does play Taught about picket fences and Prince Charming coming one day Made to believe in a thing called true love Of forevers and happily ever...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014