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I Study the Bible

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    "If YOU don't know YOUR history,

    your Bible will become a MYSTERY."
    BrowningEmpress BrowningEmpress 18-21, F May 15

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    To become of Jehovah's Witnesses you must study

    for a year so I had to make the commitment to reading the whole Bible. Also I am kind of a Conspiracy Nut who likes to research prophecy so if a certain prediction claims to be Biblically based I look it up to be certain it is true. I try to read the Bible in general for at...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F Aug 8, 2014

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    hisangelicbaby hisangelicbaby 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3, 2014

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    For a good name Turn away my reproach

    which I dread, For Your ordinances are good. Psam 119:39 NASB Take away the disgrace I dread, for your laws are good. NIV Last week I received the annual water bill. I was surprised to see that our water consumption last year was significantly higher than the years before. My...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 27, 2014

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    I Love the Bible

    Even before I was a Christian I had a passion to learn other religions. All of my electives my first year of college was religion/language oriented. I took Hebrew, Greek, and World religion, Jewish Philosophy, and the rest was art. I paid for a summer class to...
    Konrad Konrad 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 15, 2009

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    Often

    Though not so often as I should. I compare multiple translations and check out word meanings in Greek or Hebrew in Strong's. I like the kjv and rsv, I will not use a paraphrase such as the message.
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 11, 2009

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    Truly A Book For All Seasons

    For many years, until we moved to the farm, I was a Bible Teacher. I taught children's Sunday school, various ages. I was part of a Missionary outreach to a school that allowed teachers of religion to come in and give classes to their students for  years. I taught firstt...
    CatchCabby CatchCabby 56-60, F 5 Responses Nov 3, 2010

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    Study!?

    It makes it sound like school. I study the bible yes, but the problem is, I am a humanist. By what i see is that in this faith of the jews and christians is nothing but trials. Its like your god wants to put you thru hell in order for you to enter this "Heaven". It...
    TattooBlitz TattooBlitz 18-21, F 3 Responses May 14, 2008

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    Anyone Here Not Christian?

    I'm just curious to see if there are any others like myself who are not Christian but still find studying the Bible either interesting, rewarding, or a personal goal. As you read it, do you feel yourself becoming drawn to Christianity, like you might become a member? Do you...
    Dhesyca Dhesyca 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 9, 2009

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    I Love God

    Is it easy to say it more than to do it? I love God, but do I do the things that show that I really love Him?
    Ilovegodd Ilovegodd 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 25, 2013

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    "study"

    How do you study the Bible?I have a theme I would like to read about, so I search (on the internet) where in the Bible i can find it and so I read it.Or look for favorite passages/quotes/verses from others and look them up.
    annelies83 annelies83 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 17, 2011

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    I am a born again Christian.

    I'll be polite and wait for the laughter die down. I rad the Bible for these reasons. I read it to see how worthless, undesirable, unlovable, messed up, back sliding, Baptist deacon I am. I know I have been forgiven through the blood of Christ. Still I am lower than dirt. If I...
    oldclerk oldclerk 61-65, M 2 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    I Am Studying It In College

    Im taking a Psychology major with a Biblical studies minor which i find very fascinating, i have learnt a lot about the bible. Namely, don't take everything at face value and the benefits of reading bible as literature and breaking down its structure to gain deeper understanding...
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    Study on Ps 119:6 Desiring to be qualified

    Then I would not be put to shame when I consider all your commands. (NIV) Then I shall not be ashamed when I look upon all Your commandments. (NASB) Ps 119:6 The expression “be put to shame” is found 6 times in Ps 119 V. 31 I hold fast to your statutes, Lord; do not let...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 20, 2014

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    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 9, 2014

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    I need a lil help with a question

    that will help me out tremendously- I'm told I'm flawed for being too servant to others and need to 'love myself first' to be able to love others... Never mind that I have some self defeating flaws being of an abusive upbringing- I feel loved by loving others to the fullest. I...
    Dvex Dvex 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 17, 2014

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    What Is A Soul?

    So far, I've gotten through Deuteronomy and have found that a "soul" is usually described as being the blood or life of a being. Am I right in remembering that the Bible says this? If not, what IS a soul according to the Bible? If blood is the soul, do all animals that...
    Dhesyca Dhesyca 18-21, F 8 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    The Literal Word Of God

    The Bible is the literal Word of God. There is history, vision, and poetry in it, and each of those should be taken for what they are. The history is all literal of course. This includes most of the Bible. The poetry is symbolic and metaphorical, but teaches truth. The poetry is...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 9 Responses Sep 19, 2011

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    To Learn

    For me and me alone it is to learn and hopefully in the words of the old song make a "closer walk with thee".   John 3:16 ~ "... that God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 6 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    Study on Ps 119:4 My utmost

    for his highest You have laid down precepts that are to be fully obeyed. Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees! Psalm 119:4f I received a phone call yesterday when my wife and I sat down to eat dinner. A lady from church called. She asked for prayer. Her 8...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 20, 2014

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    JacobtheHuman JacobtheHuman 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 7, 2014

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    Psalm 23

    The Lord is my Shepherd - Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 23, 2013

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    Crucified

    A poem for the one and only Jesus Christ our lord: On that Palm Sunday Jesus Christ triumphed As the prince of peace He rode on a donkey, not a horse Symbolizing peace and love, not war His people praised him Saying "Hosanna in the highest" Meaning "save us now" On the day of...
    Cutie2013 Cutie2013 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2013

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    I Need Help Concerning Ex. 6:12

    I'm reading the Bible from cover to cover, and have recently finished Genesis. Wonderful book! Now that I'm in Exodus, I found a verse that confused me. Exodus 6:12 reads: "And Moses spoke before the LORD, saying, 'The children of Israel have not heeded me. How then shall...
    Dhesyca Dhesyca 18-21, F 12 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    Try it and ask people to show the length of a

    meter without any help. Very likely the length will differ. Try and ask children the length of a meter - they will likely have no idea at all how long a meter is, they have yet to learn measurments. Life would be horrible without agreed on measurements, without yardsticks and...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2014

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    I Have A Class.

    I study Proverbs right now. I also study Psalms. I have a church class that I recently joined to learn more about it. I think it is interesting. I like to learn about people in it. I have been to many study classes over my lifetime. Through the years I have made quite a few good...
    Christian02 Christian02 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    I Study The Bible With A Goal In Mind

    I don't just study the Bible only to get head knowledge or to quote scripture or to make myself appear like I'm a scholar or that I am well versed in the Bible. I study the Bible to understand God's will and purpose in my life. During my regular study of the Bible over the years...
    seotelkniwt seotelkniwt 61-65, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2013

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    Study on Ps 119:2+10 Giving my relationship to

    God top priority Blessed are those who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart. I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands. Ps 119:2+10 The last four days I have thought about what it means to “seek him with all their heart.” I...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 20, 2014

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    I know its not the Bible, but here is a scripture from the Book of Mormon: "And we talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, we preach of Christ, we prophesy of Christ . . ." 2 Nephi...
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    It was funny to me yesterday why I do not have some things. But this bible verse came to me and I feel better (I hope it help someone this morning it is from the book of James 4:1...
    CHIGENTLE2012 CHIGENTLE2012 26-30, M Aug 19

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    I don't believe the bible is because man has corrupted it but the 7 dead Sea scrolls I trust they changed too many names only a few I trust
    Tiohillz Tiohillz 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I'm studying abroad right now in the U.S.
    UpCloud UpCloud 18-21, F Aug 16

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    I am studying since years any time in my life another foreign language because foreign languages open the doors for you to many people and cultures. At the moment I am studying...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    If living by someone's interpretation of the Bible works for someone, good for them. I do my best to live a decent and honorable life. If someone tries to impose their holy book...
    SilverPagan SilverPagan 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    My first time studying abroad was at the age of 15. I was an Exchange student, in Redwing Minnesota USA. Although I had been abroad on many family vacations, this was the first...
    Sofiamafia Sofiamafia 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I an studying Spanish. And maybe Japanese. It will be nice if someone can help me in Spanish for an exchange to help them in english
    dokotarose dokotarose 13-15, F Aug 12

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    New vocabulary words,chemistry, biology,trigonometry, basic engineering If I don't know it very well then I'll study it.
    NoGlassesNoLife NoGlassesNoLife 18-21, F Aug 12

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    Revelation 20:4 I saw thrones on which were seated those who had been given authority to judge. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony for...
    RepentTillSeptember RepentTillSeptember 26-30, M Aug 12

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    Revelation 19:20 But the beast was captured, and with him the false prophet who had performed the miraculous signs on his behalf. With these signs he had deluded those who had...
    RepentTillSeptember RepentTillSeptember 26-30, M Aug 12

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    "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." -Philippians 4:13
    evewalter evewalter 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    The Bible to me seems more like a self help book.
    PopeNova PopeNova 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 11

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