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Old 11-27-2009, 07:43 PM   #1
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Why Are You Not a Christian?

What did that rebel say that you don't agree with?
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Old 11-27-2009, 07:49 PM   #2
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Well,I don't think you'll find a lot of people who aren't Christians just because they disagree with what Jesus said.

I mean, there's a difference between saying "That Jesus dude said some great things. I like that guy and agree with what he's throwing down." and believing that Jesus died for my sins and then rose from the dead three days later.
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Old 11-27-2009, 07:52 PM   #3
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why am i not a christian ?


i will spare you the profaninity i could fill this page with and say there are many reasons.

and i am thankfull every day i am not one, and that i live in a country that does not opress people with christianity.


however it does not mean that i have no values or morals. it means that i can embrace alot more of life with an open mind and an open heart.
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Old 11-27-2009, 07:59 PM   #5
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Why are you not Jewish?
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Old 11-27-2009, 08:04 PM   #6
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Because I don't need to be one.
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What did that rebel say that you don't agree with?
The stuff about him being the son of God.
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Old 11-27-2009, 08:08 PM   #8
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Why are you not Jewish?

Jesus was a Jew.
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Old 11-27-2009, 08:11 PM   #9
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The stuff about him being the son of God.


What you doubt is what makes the story so interesting and so different than all other religions.

God coming to earth, being born in a barn, in a desolate place.

And being killed.
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See, even Jesus wasn't a Christian.
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What you doubt...
Who said anything about doubt? To me, Jesus being the son of God is about as likely as me being the son of God.
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Old 11-27-2009, 08:29 PM   #12
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Who said anything about doubt? To me, Jesus being the son of God is about as likely as me being the son of God.

You might want to to read the New Testament.

What you express, is a revolutionary idea.
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I've read the New Testament because I was raised a Christian. It's not that I don't know the material (though don't ask me to quote anything), I'm just not buying it.
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What did that rebel say that you don't agree with?
Why does it bother you that some people are not Christian?
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What did that rebel say that you don't agree with?
because of people like you.

and other reasons which are more important but less fun to articulate.
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What did that rebel say that you don't agree with?


I find it somewhat disrespectful of the way you always seem to refer to The Lord that you believe in as a "rebel" & I am a Reluctant Atheist LOL

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Why are you not a Zoroastrian?
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These days I am leaning agnostic. I think I believe in something larger than ourselves, but our efforts to define it and claim it and treat other humans like scum and kill each other over it leaves me very cynical and unimpressed when it comes to organized religion.
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1. Raised Roman Catholic in N.J. until I was a teenager long story short my Father disagreed w/ their teaching on Salvation ended up in the King James Only Baptist Camp for about twenty years

2. "Born again" @ 17 from 1993 until 2003 all I wanted to be was a Pastor of a Church went through Seminary yada yada yada fast forward to June 2003 I became good friends w/ a guy who was NOT KJV Only & he did like a home church thing...the Pastor of the church our family had been at for a tad over nine years said "drop him as a friend or leave...." guess what I did

3. Fall 2006 Pig walks into an Amish School in Pa. lines up small girls & executes some of them like cattle that is when it began.....

4. To answer your question for me The Problem Of Evil & Suffering is the 800 Pound Gorilla in the room

5. Plus w/o going into detail to be brief from most of my own personal studies The Gospels really seem to me to be MYTH & LEGEND (ie; Virgin Birth/Water Into Wine/Raising The Dead/Walking On Water/Ressurrection)
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because I wasnt brainwashed as a child
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