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I Don't Understand the Bible

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I just don't understand how people can hurt someone and just move on with their life! How can they not care about the other person feelings , it's so sad! I mean I could never do...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    If you're already plus size and also healthy, then that's great. But I don't understand why people would want to force feed themselves and gain a bunch of weight. I think it's...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I don't understand why people portray themselves to be something that they're not. Why would a person assume that acting one way and then doing things that go against everything...
    butterflibabe butterflibabe 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been cheated on so many times by the only guy I have ever been with and it honestly makes me so confused and depressed. I don't understand how people cheat on their partners...
    hopelessb hopelessb 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I don't understand why people do this especially when you're either around that person, you know that person will speak to you. People should just be adults and clear the air not...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I have a question, is Homosexuality and/or Bisexuality against the bible? Is it the devils work? I don't know much, but two of my friends are struggling to tell their parents about...
    HighOnMisery HighOnMisery 13-15, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    My friend texted me saying she wanted to go out at 4pm. It was about 3:20pm when she told me. She planned on picking me up and we'd go from there. My mother was sleeping so I woke...
    Vanessanicolexo Vanessanicolexo 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    This is admittedly a disjointed story that’s probably of minimal interest to most people. It’s part rant and part clarification and is in response to some of the people who...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    It never ceases to amaze me how often criminals gain access to someone’s home through an unlocked door, window, or garage. I’ve heard of this happening more times than I can...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 11

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    As I watched the movie "Earthlings" (narrated by Joaquin Phoenix), I couldn't stop myself from crying. I actually bawled my eyes out. The things people do to animals worldwide is...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M Jul 2

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    Boss calls me and have an attitude because I didn't answer my phone on my day off..... 1.you don't pay me to be on call!!! 2.why do he always ask me my business!!! 3.he *tries* to...
    coraleigh coraleigh 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I mean it really sucks when people start lieing and thhink you wouldn't get it. Or when they don't want to hear the truth and start blaming you. But the thing is that the truth is...
    justbe00 justbe00 31-35, F Jun 29

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    My weeks always start out great Monday through Thursday Im okay but as we get closure to the weekend I cannot help to worry and get scared. My bruises were just going away from...
    kellieowens kellieowens 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    This one summer this guy started talking to me and started acting like he wanted to date, In fact he asked me if I would, but then said never mind I have a girlfriend. That's just...
    Punkrockmusiclover423 Punkrockmusiclover423 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's disgusting, I love animals and if I ever saw someone hurting an animal I'd literally go crazy and hurt them. I don't care....There so innocent and harmless most of them
    GeorgiaAlicee GeorgiaAlicee 18-21, F Jun 26

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    My fiancé just asked me to leave his house, because of something of minor importance, apparently I had an "attitude" I have no friends, or close family. I'm cute enough, make...
    minpink minpink 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I don't get it. Check this out.and even Kishi supports NaruHina....And similarities between MinaKushi and NaruHina....and just plain cuteI am pro NaruHina...any questions, feel...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I'm moving to my grandma and grandpa this shook year to attend a new school. I'm leaving my family of three behind me (note I'm 14 ..) My younger brother is only 11 and he really...
    ithurtstosmile ithurtstosmile 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Sometimes I am in a funny mood and other times serious and philosophic about life. But but don't stick with either. I would like to be accepted as an intelligent person who likes a...
    artymike8 artymike8 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    ugh, of all the people I had to be lumped with, WHY DOES IT HAVE TO BE THEM??? :'( I could go into explaining why, but I'm...too depressed at the moment...ugh :'( However, I will...
    thefluffyclouds thefluffyclouds 13-15, F Jul 14

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    I don't get why some people love quotes or try to model their lives around the words of other people. It just seems to me that once we try to quote others those words are...
    articwolf00 articwolf00 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    I understand nothing you do. Why do you take bathroom selfies? Why do you wear multiple layers of clothing? Why do you measure your penis? Why do you shave your face but nothing...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hello I and a friend of mine experienced something unbelievable that well quite frankly neither of us fully understand. We we're riding down the road and we both looked out the...
    CuriousCausality CuriousCausality 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Specifically people who hate literally all children. Not just disliking individual children. I hear them say things like "I hate kids" and if when I ask what they mean by that...
    SilverRainHalo SilverRainHalo 22-25 12 hrs ago

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    If I can't end it, why live? What's so good about being alive...what could I even live for?
    DrowninginFear DrowninginFear 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    A while back, I wrote a question about how some Politicians play with words and there was not one thing that needed to be omitted to satisfy the masses. I brought up a subject...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48 46-50, M Jul 12

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    He tells me I have nothing to be insecure about, when at the same time, is calling other girls gorgeous. So how am I supposed to feel not insecure? I feel like I'm being compared...
    stillYDGN stillYDGN 13-15, F Jul 14

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    Today, I sat and ate breakfast with other teachers in the hotel. It is my final breakfast here, and we all enjoyed ourselves and conversed about our plans and expectations for the...
    aepteewS aepteewS 41-45, F Jul 15

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    I like to add people to my circle who post content I'm interested in. This includes (but is certainly not limited to) adult content. However, time and time again, I find that...
    curiousinomaha curiousinomaha 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I can't tell whether he is lieing when he says he loves me. I hate that I have to second guess whether he does or not but I guess so.
    larissakidd larissakidd 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Alcohol has not purpose at all . All it does is make your problems worse . It makes you moody and abusive . You hurt people . Being drunk all the time isn't cool. I mean if you...
    MiaSnider MiaSnider 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    my eyes r blue ! why yyyyyy!!! i loved my green eyes now there blue help how can i make them go back to green
    siofrafay siofrafay 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    So you want to date a cougar? Well, that is an interesting and exciting choice you’ve made. Cougar women are such fine creatures, lovelier and more self-possessed than their...
    GarthPasche GarthPasche 46-50, F Jun 28

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    Why is it that experiences such as "ask me dirty questions"and "am I beautiful", get the most hearts and responses. The people who ask these are attention seekers. And the...
    zoelle zoelle 18-21, F 17 Responses Jul 4

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    Feeling like everyone is against me secretly
    NatureChild NatureChild 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    They are evil little annoyances. How do I overcome this?
    qwerty350 qwerty350 26-30 Jul 5

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    Today is our 2nd anniversary and my hubby is at his brother's house. I reminded him last sunday of this date, but he still forgot! Doghouse or forgive?
    alexdupare alexdupare 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    How your only family can put you down smh
    fangirl54 fangirl54 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    They always put me down. I will NOT let it get to me. #prevail 💪
    runningprincess17 runningprincess17 16-17, T 2 days ago