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Old 01-16-2012, 04:27 PM   #1
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What is your religion? What do you think of your own religion? Is there any other religion that you were ever part of?

Please discuss these things as mature adults. Notice the word "as". Even if you are not an adult, you are expected to behave as one in this thread. Any religious or ethnicity insults or arguing in an un-mature manner will result in the same punishments as it would on any other part of the forum.

I was raised Christian (Pentecostal if you want to be picky). While I certainly do believe in God and Jesus, I tend to distance myself from the term "Christian" because it seems to conjure up thoughts of radicals yelling at people and forcing opinions on people, and I don't like that.
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:37 PM   #2
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Please discuss these things as mature adults. Notice the word "like".
Heh.
Anyway, I have no idea what form of Christian I am. I just believe in God and try to be virtuous. I too try to avoid the term 'Christian' because, like you said, it's associated with zealous lunatics you see on the news.

I'll emphasise what SGC64 said about being civil on this thread. This isn't a debate, and this isn't a game.
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:37 PM   #3
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I am Non-denomination Christian, but I am not incredibly religious. I believe in God and Jesus but, I think the "Love Jesus, Hate Religion" guy on YouTube put it best.

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Old 01-16-2012, 04:43 PM   #4
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Heh.
Anyway, I have no idea what form of Christian I am. I just believe in God and try to be virtuous. I too try to avoid the term 'Christian' because, like you said, it's associated with zealous lunatics you see on the news.

I'll emphasise what SGC64 said about being civil on this thread. This isn't a debate, and this isn't a game.
Screw my typos and screw you for picking up on them,lol. I'll go edit that post now...
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I'm Catholic, but I'm no where near as religious as my parents and younger brother and sister
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:51 PM   #6
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The thing is, I have always known religion as being multiple views of the same thing; it's like using different methods of solving the same equation. Different ways of getting to the same thing: man trying to find a higher being. Therefore I really do not see why it causes as big a ruckus as it does.

@SuperGameCube64: A mature discussion about a deep topic on NFF? Lord knows how many times we've tried that....especially if Dudebro stumbles upon this topic, haha.
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I am Non-denomination Christian, but I am not incredibly religious. I believe in God and Jesus but, I think the "Love Jesus, Hate Religion" guy on YouTube put it best.

well, the church is a little too structured...ask yourself this question. What is more important, religion or relationship? It is much more important that you have an intimate and personal relationship with God than that you got to some pretty building once a week.

EDIT:Also, I banned dudebro months ago after his last fiasco.
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I agree that the relationship with God is more important than how or where you worship him, that's pretty much what this guy says. Religion/the Bible is simply an invention of man which is rather distorted as well as inconsistent.
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I agree that the relationship with God is more important than how or where you worship him, that's pretty much what this guy says. Religion/the Bible is simply an invention of man which is rather distorted as well as inconsistent.
I believe the Bible, I just think you should read it for yourself instead of having someone else interpret it for you.
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