The secular worldview says that we are merely here by chance and that an evolving series of events resulted in the world and human beings, as we see it today. Made people get involved and discuss. At the moment of salvation, our sins are forgiven, or washed away. Of course the world thinks these things of all Christians we have people like Carey claiming to follow the truth while living a lie. That would mean that God would want them to be true to who they are. Like having sex with my boyfriend, lusting, drinking, swearing, the way I dressed to look as sexy as I was told by the culture that I should be to make men want me, telling lies, gossiping….
According to His Word he blessed us and gave us the purpose and responsibility of tending His creation. But you cannot be a practicing homosexual and believe it is okay with God. Now you're planned for God's pleasure, that's worship. Was there anytime when Jesus was tempted? You sound like a wonderful person, it comes through in how you communicate here. Again, this is more than a bit dishonest. These include Episcopalians, Lutherans, Methodists, Presbyterians, Baptists, Pentecostals, and numerous other groups. Are we lovers of peace, do we live in the peace of God, do we bless others believers and unbelievers alike with peace? Without questioning, you will receive no answers.
I say this as a former Evangelical who has left the church, and in so doing has grown ever closer to Christ. So, for instance, medieval inquisitors tortured their victims, while at the same time they went to lengths to avoid spilling the blood of those they tortured—though they thought nothing of burning them alive. Alas the world is losing the reigns in the name of fast track quality prone system which simply is damaging the system to the extent we can never be able to give shelter to others in a proper way. You need a ministry to believers, and you need a mission to unbelievers. Those hypotheses that are inconsistent with observed facts are discarded or modified, while those that are consistent are retained, and those that survive repeated testing are often labeled theories, as in the theory of relativity and the theory of evolution. The Bible says that you were shaped for service - God wired you in a unique way to make a contribution. He's far more interested in your being than in your doing.
Lives Transforming is a safe place to take a deep breath, look around and discover Truth. What we think is normal is a grievous wound that has a deadly spiritual consequence. As long as Christian sects continue to claim as fact—without offering a shred of evidence beyond the anecdotal—that physically impossible events occurred or are still occurring , the conflict between science and religion will remain. Later Christian writers extended the misogynistic themes in the Bible with a vengeance. Was not the Virgin Mary pregnant during a time when birth out of wedlock could easily result on stoning the woman, due to such harsh judgments against an individual created by God? That is what God cares about more than anything else. An atheist can do that, but for those who claim to be Christians, our purpose is not our own glory.
Jesus fulfilled the law but he wants obedience from us out of our love for Him and with His help. God gave us the law to show us we can not do it perfectly. However religions have sets of beliefs. Worship is expressing your love to God. We discover our fullest potential and true spiritual fulfillment as we walk in the purposes and plans that God not only designed for us but designed us for. Transcripts are available for both the full interview and the clips.
Confucius, a philosopher of great renown from ancient China, said: People are generally born good Others will say People are generally born towards mischief. Um yeah same as having blue eyes just nothing you can do about it. Essentially this passage says not to criticize someone else for doing something sinful that you are also doing. I also respect how intelligently well you got your point across in your post. You need to stay true to them, love them, but you will need to be on guard not to be dragged into sin because of them.
Today, however, the conflict between religion and science is largely being played out in the area of public school biology education, with Christian fundamentalists demanding that their creation myth be taught in place of or along with the theory of evolution in the public schools. Anonymous Europe September 28, 2013 Why am I here I loved this teaching until almost at the end. Related Content For each subject are there are links to a selection of other resources. Rather than accept this is not what all women want, they try to force it on them, by criticizing and guilt-tripping. This is beneficial to others who are awakening to struggles as the Holy Spirit draws them away from the behaviors that have entered into spirituality from the human intellect. And my pay is not high but i know whats giving.
The deepest cry of our hearts is to know and worship God. The basis for our curriculum is the book Life on Mission, to whom some of the terminology above is indebted. Be as patient with yourself and with your humanity as God is. But I wouldn't trade it now for any other path. The non-Christians should be shown love and compassion.
But your reasoning is terrible. While you are in church receiving love , i am spreading love to anyone who needs help regardless of race or religion. Thank you for the privilege for being a part of your family. Why am I still here Quotes from the Bible — What does the Bible say about why we exist? By the actions of those they have put into power. God wants you to care for other people.
Acting arrogant and superior — so many of the people I knew who claimed to be Christian looked down on me because I was not. Well the answer came to me when I began seeking what God Himself had to say about my life in His word the bible. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church. I felt that you grew up endlessly subject to comparisons with others, whether you liked it or not. Then I went back to God and have started to pray for this celebrity asking that He will bring laborers into her path, and the scales fall from her eyes so she can be drawn by the everlasting love of God! Paul was both loved and despised by those in and out of Christianity. .