However, it still remains an assumption, since an equally valid interpretation would be that the world of mind operates by definite rules, and that is why we seem to perceive the possibly nonexistent physical world around us to operate by definite rules. The nation stood or fell on the basis of their obedience to their covenant with God. For me, God kept revealing things in me that He wanted me to work on. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. The people curse him who holds back grain, but a blessing is on the head of him who sells it. You are the religion you are for the most part because of your ancestry.
As you say, most Muslims are good, thoughtful, hospitable people. He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left. The question is, when God speaks, what do people hear? Romans 2:6-11 As Paul says, God shows no partiality. It is about the futility and absurdity of human beings making gods out of wood, metal, and stone, and then bowing down and worshiping them. We are meant to be set apart from the way of the world, it doesnt mean we are better than it, it simply means that we have come to realise that we can no longer live without the help of our God, and we recognise that He is our King and our Lord and our Saviour, and therefore try and follow His ways. Further, every person who views each painting will also see something different in it. Thank you for saying those things I have been trying to tell myself.
But Omnism is defined recognising all religions and having an equal amount of respect for all religions by pretty much believing that they all hold some truth or at least some lesson we can learn from. This will probably not make sense without reading the above-linked article. Only blessings in the Lord can result from such actions. Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to gloom. Put focus on becoming all you can become False expectations often get us into trouble and lead to feeling depressed.
All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. The first is that the Bible is the word of God and therefore is not self contradictory. O house of Jacob, come, let us walk in the light of the Lord. So you, O Israel descendents of Jacob are not destroyed. The religion I believe in! Picture taking all the different types of personalities, from the worst of the worst, to the most compatible and capable of loving and caring for others, and putting them in order across a spectrum.
This page has been very helpful. I guess you get bonus points for your sense of humor. How about the other millions that were forgiven possibly. It speaks of an entire nation that died without hope of life and without the knowledge of God that could lead to their salvation. Yes, I do believe that God forgives even Satan.
But hell exists as punishment for sinners. Beliefs simply mold and shape good or evil intentions in one direction or another. Still we with my wife are happily married and share unbreakable connection for the past 20 years. Or was it the first? I agree that the key issue is our faith in God—and also following what God teaches. There is no way to know that the logical train from A to C will go through B. Hi 5hmh, Thanks for your thoughtful comment. Growing up in the U.
You want to be able to say something stupid and not feel like you shouldn't have said it. Oh, praise the greatness of our God! Thanks Lee, Thank you God for leading me here to share my mutual belief. That is where I do think multiple systems and approaches will help us to gain a better understanding of reality than one system alone. Your questions are great ones, which deserve whole posts on their own. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.
Christians are declared righteous through faith in Christ but what about those who are not righteous, those who are obvious sinners. Your comments have been affirming and comforting. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. Since I became a Christian over 20 years ago, I have never encountered the type of Christians you are talking about. As David said, you are responsible for being able to meet people. We have many Christian fundamentalist zealots in the U. Thank you Father, for leading me to this page of beautiful verses…Thank you for reminding me yesterday that you are the Lord of Lords…King of Kings.
He has been a full-time writer since 2008 and loves uncovering financial wisdom in the Bible as well as discovering and strategies to help you put more money in your pocket. They will not believe that Christianity has a greater truth than their own religion. Spiritual reality is not dependent upon our conception of it for its reality. The book of Revelation is full of judgment. Photo Courtesy: For More Of His Thoughts And Ramblings, Follow Paul Hudson On And. For thousands of years after that, when humanity became more outward-looking and materialistic, such open communication with the spiritual world became rare.
As for knowing who is the right one for you, you just do. I wish people would learn how to agree to disagree so thay we can peacefully all just be. It is unfortunate that many Christians have gone for a rather black-and-white, fear-based version of Christianity. This is the love and the forgiveness of God. Unfortunately, in Muslim countries, and in many Muslim communities around the world, a fundamentalist interpretation of Islam is the dominant one. Which religion is right and wrong? I do not try to bend it, twist it, warp it to suit me. Reincarnation is a major issue for many people.