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I Study the Bible

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2013

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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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    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 8 Responses Sep 19, 2011

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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...
    Lostbeautifulangel Lostbeautifulangel 13-15, F Jul 23, 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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    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

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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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    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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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 14 Responses Sep 7, 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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    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 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 27

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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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    Me

    Every Sunday I study the bible as a Christian with my brother we learn about Jehovah god and his angels plus satan and his demons it's fun and it helps you with life a lot . The next step for me is to get baptized....
    Miesha777 Miesha777 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 19, 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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    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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    As far as I'm concerned it's the only true Holy Bible. I have a KJV study bible and it has footnotes explaining ideas about the texts. The newer retranslated versions are from...
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    My mom would always buy her food like Rice, Oil, Potatoes, Fish, Popcorn, And African Food in the summer and we would eat it in during the year and I was reading something in the...
    XXXI XXXI 26-30, F Aug 20

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    The Illuminati Fire & Ice Challenges 'Purifying America' before the 'Great Human Sacrifice' ! ! * * * * *Aug 23, 2014***** You Heard It Hear First! *****What if I told you that...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    No Joke, ALS using Pharmaceutical Co. named ISIS to develop drug - Ice Bucket Challenge Update  * * NBC NEWS: "The ALS Association is helping pay for a study of people...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    This is only my opinion, I don't mean to offend anyone. I feel like the Bible is simply a guideline. A very outdated guideline. The Bible says so many things that don't apply to...
    LadyFranco LadyFranco 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    Where is it written that the Bible is the true word of God? ...in the Bible? Okay but where else? Like, if you found a piece of paper with "this is the word of God" written on it...
    oliveostrovsky oliveostrovsky 18-21 1 Response Sep 2

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    My studies has started again yaar it's soooooo boring had a long vacations thou it went boring I really loved to do nothing thn studying .. I want to do forensic science as I find...
    Maha123k Maha123k 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Supermoon Turns Blood Red, Kennedy Center Renamed Obama Center, Navy Impounds Bibles * * also included in this evenings broadcast is:- Former Marine that sounded off on the...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Aug 20

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    7th HARBINGER FULFILLED! Tree of Hope (Erez Tree) symbolic of U.S. rising DIES  * *  A tree that was placed at the site of the 9/11 Muslim terror attack in New York...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Aug 22

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    I do not believe the bible is perfect. But I believe in God and He is perfect.
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    ISIS Beheads an American, Obama returns to Golf. America Your Not Angry Enough!` Aug 21, 2014Please Forward. (Word For You at 11:51)My friends, now is the time to realize that...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Aug 28

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    Satanic Black Mass Approved in Bible Belt (Oklahoma) where 85% Christian reside. ~ "Concerns mount about 'Dark Powers' that this invites into our community"
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Ancient Bibles and A House Divided  
    innosflew innosflew 22-25, M Sep 10

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    One of THE Biggest Bible Prophecies Was Fulfilled on Sept. 11th 2014 & Many Missed It ~ Please Forward! Daniel 7:7 “After this I saw in the night visions, and...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was going to come out to my grandmother about being gay, and before I did, I flipped threw her bible. I'm not religious but I figured she might show interest if i showed interest...
    abercrombie99 abercrombie99 13-15, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just started studying ITEC complementary therapies, it's really interesting but hard to remember the routines for the 6 main massage types im doing, Im studying Indian Head...
    WillNotDateMen WillNotDateMen 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have to study for my stateboards......I just wish I could take it right now,
    kddd38 kddd38 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Do anyone actually notices the word 'dying' in 'studying'? I've 'studied' a bit today..... And I think I've 'died' along the way.
    Kywen97 Kywen97 16-17, F Aug 25

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    or living abroad. but i wouldn't make a living there. I'm entering my second year of university... I want to study abroad.... but I'm not really bright myself. or is it because I...
    hooncaramello hooncaramello 18-21, F Aug 27

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    Music does something to me that nothing else does. It excites me, calms me, exhilarates me and soothes my soul- so much so that I chose to study it intensively at degree level. I...
    AlliterationAnonymous AlliterationAnonymous 18-21, F Sep 2

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    All my life I have believed in spiritualism and ghosts and things like that even when I was too young to understand. I wanted to be a Witch for many years but I turned away from...
    TropicalExperience TropicalExperience 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Should be studying for my eoy exam but here i am playing computer games *sigh*
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F Sep 8

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    I'm currently in prep school because i want to study abroad. The first semester was fine, my grades weren't too good but they let me pass. After a one week vacation I suddenly felt...
    shikinism shikinism 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I wish school and exams didn't exist..😞😣😔
    gautamgk gautamgk 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I’m NOT bashing ANYTHING or ANYONE, but I think they could have used better word choices. A stunning example of this is the word, “Tabernacles”. This word is...
    lifeisatest lifeisatest 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    around 4 times im atheist but its a good book if your atheist please give the book a chance its a great story
    chuckzares chuckzares 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I've read it through and through. When I was a Christian and a warrior of Odin. I like to keep up with all religious beliefs to understand people and to see how each one is...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 21