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Investigatin Christianity


I was just curious why I should accept Jesus as my saviour any more than Krishna, Horus, Attis, Mithra, Dionysus, etc.? Many themes of the OT (i.e. Gr...
86 1/21/2019 8:47:40 AM
by ������
6/23/2008 2:18:58 PM
by tombombadil4200

Do you think God does everything on purpose?


Do you think God does everything in our lives to teach us a lesson? I wanna know what you guys think out there cause I am thinking God does stuff caus...
131 1/21/2019 1:51:38 AM
by ������
7/12/2007 1:48:44 PM
by Paul Tillsonburg

Did Jesus Claim To Be God?


This thought that jesus is god was invented by his students.He actually only taught what he was taught by his jewish rabbi:there is one god, his child...
73 8/8/2018 1:23:01 AM
by ������
12/29/2009 4:47:49 AM
by wolfson613

I Asked This Question But Far No Replies.


I do not want to cause any trouble but where better to ask a religious question than here where all the believers are? It is just a question so pleas...
5 1/13/2018 9:51:54 AM
by ������
9/10/2014 9:32:27 AM
by shyone

What Is This Thing Called Love?


".... and love your brother as yourself." How do I love myself? What does that involve? How can I measure the love I have for myself? What if I don't...
21 10/22/2017 2:57:43 PM
by ������
10/30/2007 8:50:57 AM
by davec

Are Christians Narrow Minded?


My sister, who is an Aheist, told me I'm narrow minded because I won't agree that homosexuality is something normal. Yes I grew up in a Christian F...
4 1/28/2016 5:49:01 PM
by bixabout
2/12/2015 10:28:13 AM
by candel in midni

Relationship With God?


I hear people talk about having a relationship with God and would love to be in a place where I could describe myself as having such a connection. It ...
2 1/1/2016 3:54:37 AM
by Skylar Adams
12/4/2015 1:30:39 PM
by Matswali

Difference Between Attraction And Lust?


Going to bed one night, I found myself thinking about this particular person. Not in any sort of sexual way, so I permitted it. I sensed a strong emot...
1 8/5/2015 9:11:00 AM
by Chi98
8/5/2015 9:11:00 AM
by Chi98

Christmas


Apologies if you've already seen this. I think I lost the first attempt whilst logging in but not 100 sure. Anyway, here goes... My understanding of ...
13 7/27/2015 11:04:42 AM
by Elizabeth
4/11/2015 2:00:32 AM
by Matswali

Miscarriage Of Justice???


I have read a bit about why Jesus died but am struggling to get past the fact that this was a huge miscarriage of justice. How can Jesus' punishment...
5 4/25/2015 1:59:27 PM
by bradleyspeck
4/3/2015 10:41:04 PM
by Matswali

Help


Hi,I hope that everything has been going well for you guys.I was also wanting to talk a little bit more about when people say that they have talked t...
4 4/21/2015 2:27:23 PM
by Kris
10/22/2014 5:56:25 PM
by Kris

Can The Greatest Commandments Be An Ultimate Truth For God?


Here is a simplistic yet profound way to test the power of the greatest commandments, If you choose to read further then search for something greater ...
4 12/26/2014 12:21:08 PM
by Eric H
12/18/2013 11:20:21 AM
by Eric H

Angels - Research


Hi. I don't know if this forum will help or anything else but I'm a young graduate student that believes in Christianity and I'm starting a new journe...
1 7/30/2014 2:14:18 PM
by rfilipe93
7/30/2014 2:14:18 PM
by rfilipe93

How Can Tell If God Is Saying No Or Not At This Time?


Sometimes all you can do is wait and be patient. God has a plan for you and everything that happens is for a reason. Keep on praying and the Lord will...
4 7/13/2014 8:52:59 PM
by cheeeeeese6
11/30/2013 10:06:22 PM
by staceyh

Why Christians Are Not Praying As Jesus Prayed?


"And he (Jesus) went a little further, and fell on his face, and prayed..." - (Matt 26:39). "And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and did worshi...
8 3/20/2014 12:03:16 PM
by moral
2/23/2014 7:07:10 AM
by maas

Before Christ


Clark,what are you opting with this statement.?Am pointing about the people before christ who were not christians,and not the followers of christ.What...
22 1/22/2014 6:57:14 AM
by Scott
1/8/2014 5:34:44 AM
by maas

Makka In Bible


Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage. As they pass through the Valley of Baka, they make it a place...
1 1/10/2014 7:59:50 AM
by maas
1/10/2014 7:59:50 AM
by maas

Learning To Identify Antichrists


Please watch this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JW4LLwkgmqA I was shocked late last week when I received an email regarding this video. I ha...
3 1/9/2014 5:50:38 AM
by Michael Lane
4/9/2008 11:52:37 AM
by txhoneydarlin

Jesus Prayed


Going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I wil...
1 1/8/2014 7:14:58 AM
by maas
1/8/2014 7:14:58 AM
by maas

Disciples Were Often Not Present During The Events They Wrote About?


Another believer/friend was asking on his facebook about this. He's in a questioning phase of his faith. Does anyone here have any good info de...
3 9/25/2013 4:31:38 AM
by clark thompson
9/20/2013 6:57:40 PM
by oldschoolpaulie

The Doctine Of The Trinity


First I would like to state that this website has been and is the most wonderful blessing to me. Thank you Michael Lane for following God's will for y...
115 5/10/2013 1:49:36 PM
by Always a Sheep
1/3/2010 10:28:00 PM
by MichaelRix

Israelites And Yahshua Jesus The Mashiach Messiah


It is quite obvious that Christians are struggling with their identity in Messiah and do not realize that they have been grafted into the true vine wh...
3 5/10/2013 5:09:11 AM
by Always a Sheep
4/29/2013 1:00:57 PM
by Always a Sheep

John The Baptist Seeing Jesus


I have a question that has been nagging me. when John sees Jesus approaching, he declares who Jesus is..but then adds that he did not know him..... ...
5 2/22/2013 9:50:28 AM
by mrspiggy
2/5/2013 9:15:26 AM
by nemo

Addictions


WHY EVEN christians fall for addictions when trouble strikes them, is there a way out for this concern. justin
9 2/5/2013 9:38:02 AM
by nemo
8/24/2007 6:01:20 PM
by sean14

Religions


Hi Gerry,The only way we are sure about who we serve is through faith:Hebrews 11:6But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh...
9 1/11/2013 2:05:05 PM
by set free
3/22/2010 2:20:00 AM
by Gerry

The Holy Spirit


I thought the Holy Spirit was the Comforter sent by Jesus and arrived on the day of Pentecost. I just read again the story of John, the Baptist and sa...
7 1/10/2013 9:12:12 PM
by set free
2/20/2008 4:10:19 PM
by mrspiggy

Is Everyone A Christian Just Because They Say So?


So I see all these different denominations saying they are all Christians, how can this be? Not everyone is a Christian just because they say so righ...
3 1/10/2013 8:52:51 PM
by set free
4/4/2011 1:00:37 AM
by little rebel

Salvation...Is It Possible To Lose This?


Yesterday I was reading 2 Timothy in my Life Applications Bible. While reading chapter 2, I saw a footnote reporting that the following may have been ...
36 1/10/2013 8:27:50 PM
by set free
9/10/2009 6:40:35 AM
by edwinarj24

Will We Die And Go To Hell If We Don't Witness?


This is a question posed to the class one Bible Study night. I just want to get opinions from some of you on this topic.
4 1/10/2013 2:12:58 PM
by Psalm91
7/10/2012 6:36:34 PM
by Assistant

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER WE DIE?


MY FEELING ON WHAT HAPPENS AFTER WE DIE IS OUR SOUL GOES TO HEAVEN,AND I KNOW OTHER HERE FEEL THE SAME,BUT I ALWAYS RUN INTO SCRIPTURE THAT MAKES ME Q...
7 1/10/2013 1:24:59 PM
by Psalm91
4/16/2008 3:23:31 PM
by LORIL

Jesus Fact Or Fiction?


How do we know that Jesus is historical fact not a person of fiction?
3 12/31/2012 11:42:16 AM
by Psalm91
11/5/2012 1:43:08 PM
by Chris Lovell

Set Mind On What God Want For You


CHRISTIANS, SET YOUR MIND ON WHAT GOD WANTS FOR YOU! Col 3:1 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, w...
2 10/16/2012 2:27:57 PM
by Psalm91
7/25/2012 9:12:27 AM
by stilllearning

Jesus' Return


I am creating this discussion to explore wolfson613's question "I would like to know where it says in the NT, that Jesus said clearly, that he will re...
9 9/15/2012 6:47:49 PM
by Psalm91
1/17/2010 7:45:46 PM
by MichaelRix

Who Is God?


Chrisv,To be clear with you, In Islam we have five deeds called the five pillars of Islam which are testimony that God is one and the Mohammed is his ...
93 9/15/2012 8:56:50 AM
by Psalm91
3/31/2009 8:43:30 PM
by Chrisv

The Doctrine Of Hell


Ryan, As I understand it, hell is eternal ife without God. I can't imagine this temporal life without God. I too, have heard all the fire and brimsto...
69 9/14/2012 3:51:05 PM
by Psalm91
12/3/2009 10:51:22 PM
by MichaelRix

Sons


should some one be judged by his denomination if he is a true christian or not,what unifys the body of christ?
15 6/2/2010 11:34:59 AM
by mrspiggy
5/11/2010 2:06:33 PM
by dicKy

Jesus Is Or Isn't The Massiah?


Is Jesus connected in any way with Joseph rather than King David?
9 2/2/2010 1:31:33 PM
by wolfson613
1/28/2010 1:51:23 AM
by wolfson613

Mashiach The Son Of Joseph


could we find any connection between The Mashiach who will descend from Joseph, and the roots of Jesus? Does Jesus and his suffering parallel closer t...
3 1/28/2010 9:26:28 AM
by wolfson613
1/28/2010 1:49:22 AM
by wolfson613

Examples Of God Bringing Someone To Repentance


I have been praying for about 12 years that my unsaved spouse is drawn near to God, and that God will touch him. I believe no one can truly chang...
9 1/21/2010 9:40:34 PM
by asinner
6/14/2008 9:59:40 PM
by ncmom

Who Find Who?


My topic for discussion: Do we find GOD or does GOD find us? This may be a simple answer for some, not me.
3 12/2/2009 9:46:49 PM
by MichaelRix
9/2/2009 3:09:19 PM
by global60

What Is An Internet Pastor?


I have come across several references to "internet pastors" and I am wondering just what this is? It seems to me that more and more people are turnin...
10 8/30/2009 3:51:01 PM
by kcgodlyman
8/18/2009 4:24:58 PM
by kcgodlyman

Which Religion Is The Right Religion?


I am not trying to start anything here, but I have just recently gotten my life back on track and found my relationship with GOD. What I am not sure a...
5 5/6/2009 6:51:36 PM
by Chrisv
5/4/2009 4:29:27 PM
by curiousmuch78

Judgement


Hi all, Please may I ask for your thoughts on the meaning of this passage from Corinthians? For I indeed, as absent in body but present in spirit, h...
5 5/5/2009 11:23:42 AM
by Debora
5/4/2009 4:44:25 AM
by Debora

How Do You Know That Your Religion Is The Right Religion?


I am not trying to start anything here, but I have just recently gotten my life back on track and found my relationship with GOD. What I am not sure a...
1 5/4/2009 4:26:06 PM
by curiousmuch78
5/4/2009 4:26:06 PM
by curiousmuch78

Revival Of The Fallen


This is something I have been thinking about for some time now. I really enjoyed davec's questions and dialogue with all of you and I am very sad to ...
5 10/18/2008 2:08:39 PM
by Ryan
10/16/2008 4:30:25 PM
by XFrogger

Prayer Lottery


How can I pray for my son, whose marriage is rocky, when I see children from other Christian parents divorcing? How can I pray for my Christian frie...
16 10/6/2008 1:06:27 AM
by TylerG
8/4/2008 8:38:11 AM
by davec

Pontius Pilate's Existence


Did skeptics ever question Pontius Pilates existence? If so,which ones? After being challenged to prove that such a claim made by various Christian we...
3 10/3/2008 12:01:55 PM
by Radrook
10/2/2008 12:14:26 PM
by Radrook

What Sort Of Father?


When my son was old enough to understand, this is what I said to him. "Son, I want you to flap your arms like mad and fly up into that tree". I carri...
38 10/2/2008 12:33:09 PM
by Radrook
10/15/2007 11:54:06 AM
by davec

Church and women


Do you think women should be quiet in the church? do you think women should serve in the church?
7 9/19/2008 7:57:53 AM
by mammak
8/13/2007 3:47:24 PM
by Dash22

Why Was Jesus Death Necessary


God is all knowing He must have known that his creation was flaued creature , sin nature is the default program of man What possible connection cou...
6 9/19/2008 5:03:44 AM
by mammak
9/2/2007 12:41:28 AM
by paddyboy

Answer?


Hi. I was recently encouraged to get down on my knees, tell God that I had a wrong attitude and ask him to (again) come into my life. I have done. Si...
19 9/19/2008 2:36:51 AM
by mammak
8/19/2008 3:33:49 AM
by davec

Prayer


I am hoping someone can show me in the Bible where I can find some verses about judgement and punishment for such judgements. I also once had a praye...
5 9/12/2008 9:13:39 AM
by mrspiggy
9/11/2008 6:41:20 PM
by piper911

Question About Death


i always wondered as i got older, when a loved one would pass away, and you were given comfort in being told, "they are with god now" but yet they re...
2 8/19/2008 2:13:37 PM
by Ignited~Faith
8/19/2008 10:03:50 AM
by shawnalb

How Many?


How many tribes of Israel were there. I thought there were only 12, but someone recently has informed me otherwise, so I was just wondering.
3 6/30/2008 9:31:38 PM
by loverofhim08
6/30/2008 4:03:56 PM
by loverofhim08

Faith


Mrs. Piggy - you have brought me up to the point that I can accept that God's answer to every prayer is Yes, provided the prayer is in accordance with...
81 6/30/2008 4:02:52 PM
by mrspiggy
3/24/2008 5:25:45 PM
by Ryan

Free Will AndOr Pre-Destination


Hi, I was wondering about Free Will when praying for someone's Salvation. God wants all to come to repentance, and for all of us to rec...
5 6/16/2008 10:11:19 AM
by mrspiggy
6/8/2008 9:48:26 PM
by ncmom

Changed my mind on evolution.


I have a confession to make. Until about a year ago, I was certain that evolution was confirmed. I knew that God made life, but I then assumed that he...
44 6/12/2008 10:47:46 AM
by mrspiggy
8/23/2007 7:22:29 AM
by marklang

Blessings And Curses


In Genesis 12:3, God told Abram that He would bless those who blessed him and curse those who cursed him. Later in Genesis 27:29, Issac repeats these ...
1 6/10/2008 10:45:56 PM
by mrspiggy
6/10/2008 10:45:56 PM
by mrspiggy

Secret Place


I have been getting Psalm 91 over and over the last couple of days. Does anyone know where the secret place is? I need to be there. Too many obstacle...
13 6/3/2008 8:52:56 AM
by mrspiggy
6/2/2008 12:45:37 PM
by mrspiggy

New Member...Old Discussion


Hi. I was looking for discussions about hearing God's voice and your forum came up. This subject was an old thread for you so I decided to post a new ...
21 4/23/2008 10:25:06 PM
by mrspiggy
3/30/2008 3:29:03 PM
by BettiCrayons



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