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I Don't Understand the Bible

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    So this happened , I think my mom is being unfair . I think she hates me . My mother treated my siblings real good but she treated me so badly . I feel like I'm being neglected...
    lillly72 lillly72 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I don't understand... why does she get to ***** out on me, ignore my feelings and make me feel like **** and that I'm living in hell? but I don't ***** out in her or state why I...
    Hayden23 Hayden23 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    I seriously don't feel loved when all he does is ignore me lately. He always accuses me of many things. He spends more time and enjoys himself with his friends. He rarely hangs out...
    InfinityIBeyond InfinityIBeyond 16-17, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I agree. I don't really think about my gender often unless it comes up in debate or discussion. In fact, I prefer to base my identity around other things that don't relate to...
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight 18-21 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Poetry makes no sense to me at all. The only kind that may make sense to me is one in lay-man terms or something written by a child.😐😐😧 It's cool and all to write in...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    I AM GAY. There. I have Said it. Post what you Think.
    MyNameIsRainbow MyNameIsRainbow 16-17, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Let's start with the beginning: I am the last child of 3. My childhood was not pleasant nor sad. My dad took care of us while my mom was working. My siblings were protecting me and...
    GirlWithNoFamily GirlWithNoFamily 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend of 4 years has always been a sweet talker and a flirt. He has done a lot to make our relationship possible. At times, I feel like a princess. But there is always that...
    JennyMitchell JennyMitchell 36-40 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Otay..... I'm tell ya'll this now so hopefully some of ya'll will actually see this in the future and think ahead bout messaging me..... I don't do the nasty pics stuff, jus no...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I really don't, but that is ok, no need to knock on door and explain, unless u wanna give me more paper I can peel crawfish on or add to my campfire.....sdmf kmsl
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 3 days ago

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    I believe it was two days ago me and a really good friend were talking about how these religious people were verbally attacking someone because they were transgender. Their reason...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    How can someone play truth or dare on the Internet? I get how "truth" works but how does "dare" work? You don't know what they're actually doing...
    LittleSugarKitten LittleSugarKitten 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I actually LIKE their pamphlets { the "WATCHTOWER" }
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I'm pretty smart. Im pretty sensitive. Im pretty intuitive. And I understand that people change. But I don't understand how someone can talk to you practically every day for a...
    Polyamory55 Polyamory55 56-60, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I saw it recently and I thought it was pretty solid. honestly, the biggest worthwhile complaint I could fathom was that most of it doesn't actually take place in the Matrix...
    FluttershyLabeouf FluttershyLabeouf 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I am missing you and hurting so much because of you. It hurts soo much bc my feelings are true.. it hurts bc it feels like I been cast away.. I found my beacon of light. I was...
    missjdragon20 missjdragon20 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I simply do not understand this world at all. People always have such a large amount of accusation's for everything you are or do. If you try to make a point, they call you silly...
    Delphi111 Delphi111 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    It's possible to go to church every Sunday, recite biblical principles along with scriptures, explain the resurrection clearly and still be hell bound. World religions teach that...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    how do people have kids and then leave them? i don't get it why have kids if you are just going to leave
    TeenmommyNikki TeenmommyNikki 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My perspective changes as I grow up and I don't like it... It's a struggle for me to understand that everything I wasn't aware of before was there all along. I want to go back to...
    asami13 asami13 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    This is so stupid, but this is my marriage... Today I mentioned to my husband that the side yard looked bad. When he asked what was wrong with it, I told him that it would be...
    Laifu Laifu 36-40, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    One thing I will never understand about boys is why they like to fight so much? Whenever they have a disagreement about something a lot of times boys end up in a fistfight. But...
    brianna747 brianna747 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My stepson ' s mother walked out on my husband and him on Mother's Day when he was 6 years old. It turned out she'd been having multiple affairs. She moved 1000 miles away and did...
    fnoell72 fnoell72 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    Imagine falling madly in love, and then having a child. Is it reasonable to force your infant to choose a political party? And if they don't choose yours you disown them as your...
    Taynk Taynk 18-21, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    I believe everything has to be earned, respect, trust, love etc. So I don't understand the whole 'respect your parents and elders' thing. Should they not have to earn it first? why...
    Hayden23 Hayden23 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't understand why guys just disappear after they make me feel like I'm significant to them. Is there something wrong with me? 😔
    zrylism zrylism 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've heard on the news before about these young teen mothers who abandon their babies because they don't want to take the time to raise a child. Rather than putting the child up...
    girlfullofenergy girlfullofenergy 13-15, F Aug 20

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    when a friend of mine which is a boy smelled my hair frantically, we were told by another friend of us that if a boy smells the girl's hair he is considered as pervert. Is it true...
    coolandawesome coolandawesome 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I feel completely detached from all the friends I have presently and those I've had in the past. I don't understand why maintaining a friendship means daily, forced interaction and...
    dreampaladin dreampaladin 16-17, F Aug 17

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    every year now I get more and more friends like I've been wanting, but I still think I need an adventure. tips for me? should I stay, or run? and because of my tittle, I don't...
    1stay2or3runfree 1stay2or3runfree 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I'm really tired of my stories being reported to EP when this place is crawling with sick pedofiles and pervs! are u serious? get a life! and minors wonder y they are not wanted on...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 16

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    I have seen women before who have been in abusive relationships with their boyfriend or husband but instead of getting out they just continue to stay in the relationship - probably...
    olivia81401 olivia81401 13-15, F