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I Don't Understand the Bible

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    5 Things I Hate About The Bible

    I'm a christian, I love God and always will. But I will never agree with allot of the stuff the Bible says. Please don't take this the wrong way, and for the love a Pete, please don't say stuff like "ask God to help you understand" i'm sick of hearing that, sometimes I need...
    CGFE CGFE 16-17, F 11 Responses Apr 6, 2010

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    Since I Started Reading It

    Before my wedding my mother gave me a Bible to read while we travel and my husband is out at work. I started reading it after we got back from our honeymoon, and I admit getting some help online translating some passages, but the more i read it the more absurd it seems. Some of...
    poppyjoy poppyjoy 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2013

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    School

    Even when I spent years in a catholic school and had to take bible study I still didn't get it. Just more than my mind is willing to comprehend I guess.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 28, 2007

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    Alpha Class

    I'm taking this class called Alpha at a church.   I used to be an agnostic - I believe in God now, but "The Bible" and Jesus is hard to figure out.   If you have any ideas on these topics or would like to engage in a dialog with me,  I would be...
    rollandh rollandh 61-65, M 4 Responses Nov 28, 2007

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    A Fairytale

    I don't believe a thing in the bible! It has too many contradictions for a start, plus I don't believe in all the stuff that was s'posed to have happened. I mean like water in to wine, waking on water ETC it's just not something I can believe. Having just seen Zeitgeist I find...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 13 Responses Dec 2, 2007

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    Don't Understand?

    How can you Understand God without the Bible? oh I guess its not important, you know its just a sticking bible, why do we need Bibles anyways?  Because God's greatest social to you is with the bible, if you have the holy spirit then ask the Holy Spirit to guide you to the Bible...
    NoLifeOnEP NoLifeOnEP 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2011

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    Don't Misunderstand Me

    Now if your reading this i don't want you take this the wrong way. This is in regards to the teachings of the church as well.  There are some things about the bible i have some question with.  what i don't understand is the notion is that if you do not accept jesus...
    thatguy78 thatguy78 26-30, M 7 Responses May 16, 2007

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    Sexist Ways Of God

    I feel absolutely terrible for posting this story. I do! I might get my head bit off. And it may seem like I'm Speaking FOR God as in who He is how He acts. But this is MY point-of-view, and things I've had TONS of trouble with over the past three years. God seems to give the...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    Psalm 119

    The unnamed writer in Psalm 119 provides a bible believer with much needed encouragement in our current dark times. Please consider the following:  99 I have more insight than all my teachers,        for I meditate on your statutes.  10...
    ezekiel33 ezekiel33 31-35 3 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I don't know if anyone else has this issue. My boyfriend constantly plays video games, it's progressed over the years. I like to play once in awhile, but I really don't like them...
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    I've been going through a lot and things are looking up. nut it's like the littlest thing can take you back to square one. I've been out of work for about two months now and feel...
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    I don't fear my death. My hope is I maintain a vital quality of life until the end such that one moment I am here and a moment later, the hereafter.
    Wm4eroticfunwf Wm4eroticfunwf 46-50, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I met this guy a yr ago.. Internet messaging turned into texting phone call and face time. We met once and spent time together. We live in different states. He'd call me his girl...
    CJ0181 CJ0181 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Okay so if you're in my circle and reading this, I am probably not going to really be on ep much anymore. I may disappear from here from a long while. If you don't have contact...
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I don’t care how hard being together is, nothing is worse than being apart.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I don't have a "type." If I like you, I like you. And if I like you, you're pretty special. Because I hate everyone.
    ThisIsMarie ThisIsMarie 13-15, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Whenever I express something on fb, or here about problem I'm having or just a bad day, I'm always dreading that one person who is going to say something like "I'll pray for you...
    MammaWolfie MammaWolfie 22-25, F 5 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I'm a regular 15 year old teen, I think. I have good friends. I've had my heart broken. I go to a good school and get great grades. I'm still a virgin. I've have two younger...
    AzarathRaven AzarathRaven 13-15, F 15 hrs ago

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    To others also blocked by 'Misreedy', It seems as though Missreedy has had her cage rattled. A deep insecurity, especially if she has blocked vociferous non-believers like me...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I seriously can't understand why people need to loose their conciseness to have fun
    guptasameer guptasameer 22-25, M 16 hrs ago

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    On Saturday, a good friend of mine asked me to go to church with her. I didn't want to go, but I still went with her to make her happy. I don't normally go to church, so I thought...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    from past three weeks the people i am living with they are not respecting me and they always talk about what they want and do what they need to irrespective of my feelings and...
    avinashmatta avinashmatta 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Do you ever close your eyes and it all feel upside down? when I'm at my house I could look at a compass I feel as if it should be turned upside down. And no mater what I do I...
    Ayaime7 Ayaime7 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I honestly suck at it. Facebook, instagram, and twitter hate me. Ive made multiple accounts on each but never get a good response. Honestly i miss myspace, i was good at that...
    joshuaw53 joshuaw53 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    People shouldn't judge each other until they understood what they went through that made them who they are. Usually there's an explanation for why people act the way they do, some...
    lmmsdva lmmsdva 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    How can these little girls mostly 13-15 on this site wanna chat dirty and most of the men who reply are over 30! I don't know who is the sickest the young ignorant girls or the...
    CJ0181 CJ0181 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Homosexuality is not a choice. So how can someone "not give in to sin" if that person was naturally born that way? I have none many homosexuals and they have all told me that, they...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I remember in grade school hearing about how everyone over the internet are dangerous. Of course, that's not true at all, but I eventually became too carefree and that really...
    SomethingPink SomethingPink 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A teacher was teaching her second grade class about the government, so for homework that one day, she told her her students to ask their parents what the government is. When Little...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I may know, I may not. I often long for a time when everything made sense, where everything was concrete and not nothingness. The more we look, the more we observe, the more...
    myheaven myheaven 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I can't find it anywhere, the answer to my problem. I simply cannot understand what normal people do anymore, and i feel like i am done trying because nothing's getting any better...
    Bradly123 Bradly123 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's not so much that I don't understand, I do understand. But it's getting a bit too much and yet it is still not getting through that certain things you say hurt me so bad. And...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    We live in a world where you're told to let your emotions out in a controlled setting. At least, I do. As I child, I was taught it's good to cry, healthy even. Those who say it is...
    TheBlasphemousOptimist TheBlasphemousOptimist 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So apparently my 16 year old brother thought that condoms are used for preventing breast cancer o.O and of course I was the one that had to explain it to him. Good job little bro...
    PhantomPower PhantomPower 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I really don't understand why pre marital sex with lots of people is viewed as normal.
    DonnaGoldstein DonnaGoldstein 70+, F a week ago

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    People absolutely refuse to understand this. I've never been in love. I've never had a crush, and I don't see the point in dating as in those situations people expect a romantic...
    Thisbe Thisbe 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Hello to those out there like me. I want to write a book about my trials overcomes and let downs. To most my life wouldn't seem so bad but over the past five years I can't keep a...
    Godhasme Godhasme 51-55, M Jun 23

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    I'm quite shy and not sure if I should comment on posts. I'm afraid to offend anyone.
    LBM747 LBM747 31-35, F Jun 23

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    Internet Dating Experiment Step 1 Create 2 very different internet dating profiles of males aged 35-40. Profile 1 (The Nice Guy) Picture of average looking guy aged 35-40 fully...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 22

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    Needing advice its a long story.... Sorry Sept 2010 I met my husband he was 18 I was 17 still in school. In Nov of the same yr we quit school and moved in with my dad we were...
    CassFitz CassFitz 22-25, F Jun 21

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    I used to be friends with this female. We had our fun as we were still in our teens but I was young, naive, and innocent. I let her walk all over me. So when I grew up and grew a...
    taminglife taminglife 22-25, F Jun 21

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    There's this girl in my school who keeps saying that guy friends are better because they're not fake. I was wondering what's her friend thinking about what she's saying because...
    Varrickdhopeless Varrickdhopeless 16-17, M Jun 20

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