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I Don't Understand the Bible

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    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 4 Responses Oct 28, 2007

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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 3 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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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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    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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    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 2 Responses Dec 27, 2011

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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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    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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    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    PsychicAnnaOnline PsychicAnnaOnline 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    Electricsmile Electricsmile 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 7

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    bongripper1 bongripper1 16-17, F Apr 12

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    pafforda pafforda 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    mackeffingmiller mackeffingmiller 13-15, M a week ago

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