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I Don't Understand the Bible

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Someone asked me the other day, "Don't you listen to ANYTHING happy?" And honestly, no, not really. I listen to some things that are upbeat, but I think the best art comes from...
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    A trailer that we had bought, was burned the day it came onto the land, and a friend had tried to buy the land before this happened, but we had told him we did not want to sell and...
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    Weird, isn't it? The concept of death. I like to refer to myself as an optimistic nihilist. I first came across Friedrich Nietzsche when I studied Philosophy for a few years...
    ImperfectWeather ImperfectWeather 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I'm so stupid I swear. What is wrong with me? Old habitual thinking, that's what it is. That's what's it's got to be. I'm so stupid tho. Thinking he still gives a...
    Negrita13131 Negrita13131 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    My husband and I have been together for 6 plus years. I was able to tolerate his family until after I had my 1st child. Been worse now that I'm with my second. His parents doesn't...
    Darkshadows02 Darkshadows02 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I really hate the stupid sh*t the Quran makes people do. Same with the Bible. They're both contradictory pieces of garbage written by who knows. Both tell you to help the poor, but...
    BenBrown25663 BenBrown25663 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    It sounds weird, I know, but this has been a big problem for me, I often put myself before other people in real life and I love to dominate people. I try to see another person's...
    AnonWesker AnonWesker 16-17 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am trying to adapt to the life changes in this world, but in vain. I am currently 21 who lives with my caring parents, and I am pursuing my bachelor's degree in Software...
    dirtyuer dirtyuer 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I think the bible is a load of fairytales but I don't know if I believe in God or not. It says that God loves you... but then he damns you to hell if you're not a good person
    lilyonthefarm lilyonthefarm 13-15, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Some people actually believe changing views and more acceptance of gay and bisexual people will ruin humanity, but there arguments are based on what people with a religious view...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 56-60, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't understand the people that add you to their circle, when they haven't even responded to any of my topics. doesn't mean I'm going to add you. and most of them are men, with...
    myjason myjason 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't understand today's "obsessional" priority of a phone call...we've all got voice mail, so use it...if you're actually with someone that took the time out of their day to be...
    BooBoo493 BooBoo493 61-65, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    If only i knew exactly why. It seems that everytime i start to get close to somebody, they disappear, or they just plain disappear and i dont hear from them anymore. It honestly...
    xseventyXsevenx xseventyXsevenx 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't understand what guys see in me they're always after me what is it that draws them to me well i guess i can say my looks and my body but i don't wanna be know as that chick...
    Proud102315 Proud102315 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't understand people that have anything wrong with it, it's not like it's going to send humanity backwards and ruin our lives, is it? :P
    AndresDiaz AndresDiaz 13-15, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    You told me how I mattered right to my face, and how there was no way I'd ever be replaced. Well your words have etched out disgrace. BS. And I wonder how it tastes? Repeating it...
    Taynkbot Taynkbot 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    There are so many things that I could change about my life but actually pointing out where the change needs to begin is beyond me. I think at times that I am only 23 and I don't...
    who317 who317 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    What to do. He says he loves me. He calls me beautiful. He doesn't kiss me anymore. I love you is followed by something he wants done. no intimacy. Not a bad guy, but not a great...
    lostinthewater lostinthewater 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    5am here on this paradise of an island. I'm supposed to be sleeping but N hasnt been sleeping well.. Keep waking up every hour or so. But anyway, not why i'm making this entry...
    bellabong bellabong 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    I love my mom, I really do but something has been bothering. Well, I talked to her recently and the topic went to about her being molested as well as a child by a family member of...
    XcookiexbakerXx XcookiexbakerXx 18-21, F Feb 3

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    Why do people just randomly ask you if you have "Kik" or "Skype"? Why not chat on here since we both CLEARLY have an Experience Project account? I certainly don't want to go...
    adhane05 adhane05 22-25, M Feb 3

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    My stranger for a Mother has refused to pay my bills once again. I have a $2000 bill to pay. The only reason that I ran it up was because I was working, but my stranger for a...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Feb 2

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    I really don't 😊😊😊😊 why should I??? They are always haters and man haters gonna hate.....but whatever they are doing they can take a hike!!! I love myself and that is...
    arshiazare arshiazare 13-15, M Feb 2

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    I am 23 years old, and I recently moved downtown into a sublet until April. Up until last week, I lived at home with my family. My family lives outside the city and moved there 5...
    blackdove3746 blackdove3746 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    And I don't understand people who don't let it live freely and uninhibited. Just because you dont need the door opened for you today doesnt mean I dont need the pratice for the...
    richochet96791 richochet96791 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    What do you do when your close family member is in so much pain? Physically, mentally and emotionally? She told me a few years ago that she's only staying around for a few more...
    js246 js246 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Im dating a woman. I pay for everything. Now she wants me to pay for her and her friends too. Why do women play me for a trick...
    xIcexColdx xIcexColdx 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    it is true sometimes I don't and I don't understand certain parts so I can see how people would be confused by me half the time I am not sure why that is i guess I am just confused...
    deadbyaprilpromiseme deadbyaprilpromiseme 31-35, F Jan 31

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    the name here says it all.... I watch it cause my dad do. but I don't understand all them nice looking guys fighting over one ball. Good grief go to Walmart and buy one. but my dad...
    JTurner2002 JTurner2002 13-15, F Jan 29

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    I would like to call out EP for posting false information from another user about me. I've flagged what has been said and EP has done nothing about it. Just because EP didn't post...
    johnng8230 johnng8230 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    I have always been a very feminine girl and I never have had the desire to do what many people would consider to be "boy" things like picking up frogs and playing sports. Please...
    veryfemininegirl veryfemininegirl 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 28