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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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    I don't understand haters , They hate for no reason and they usually don't even know the person they are being hateful towards but yet they still do it. Why I have no idea #Love...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I don't understand how you can be talking to someone one day and then they completely blank you the next. If you made the effort to talk, why suddenly stop? I don't get it.
    DannyTheManny DannyTheManny 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days 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 a week ago

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    I love my family i really do, but at times i feel torn and angry. i have a twin sister, she's very funny and has a charismatic personality. but she also has extreme amounts...
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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 Jul 17

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    Why are some people so concerned about the number of followers or subscribers they have on social media sites? Do they win a 7-day cruise to the Bahamas if they have X number of...
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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 Jul 20

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    Every time I help my mom cooking, I thought that it was indefinitely unfair that my father and brother are lazying in the couch watching tv and not bothering a single glance to see...
    aquavintage aquavintage 18-21, F 5 days ago

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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 Jul 18

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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 days ago

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    Everyone should just be nice, if you don't like something you should say something nicely instead of shout and yell! The world is full of anger and violence.
    Charliee4 Charliee4 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Most men I meet or see online are douchey, horny, idiotic pigs. No taste, no standards, no boundaries. Once in a while, I'll meet some nice guys, but then, even many nice guys are...
    TheDivineParody TheDivineParody 22-25, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    After 17 yrs of marriage, my mother announces that she is no longer in love with my step-father and she needed some time apart to sort her feelings. But, now she wants a divorce. I...
    vexe vexe 26-30 3 Responses 22 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 Jul 18

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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 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I do to understand how you can give someone empty words and broken promises. Smh
    vtec213 vtec213 13-15, M 4 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 a week ago

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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 1 Response 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 Jul 16

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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 Jul 19

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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 Jul 22

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    I have a 19 year old step son who just went ballistic on me about owing him thousands of dollars for having the privilege of raising him, excuse me, I never had children, never...
    Desertjayne Desertjayne 56-60, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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...
    zoeydoesnotquitcreepingyaout zoeydoesnotquitcreepingyaout 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