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My New Faith, A New Way Of Seeing God by Nobody: 10:18pm On Jan 06, 2015
A lot of things has happened to me recently that pushed me into meditation, into a constant struggle with myself to appreciate or acknowledge the existence of God and still retain clear reasons to prove my belief. Through these reflections and meditations I have come to view God as he truly is, to appreciate him as he is and relate with him without having to bother myself with the problem of Logic. As a result of these, I postulate some doctrines of a new faith of which I am the sole convert.

1 To Believe what I perceive about God and not what the Bible says:

This simply means that since the bible was written by human hands, and since we can not satisfactorily prove that those hands were Inspired by God himself, one therefore cannot vouch for the Infallibility of the Bible. If we believe that the books we see in the bible are devoid of errors, how then can we prove that the apocryphal books contained errors? If we view God the way the bible puts him, we end up in confusion. How is it that a God will say in his law "Thou shalt not kill" and yet command the Israelites to to war and kill her enemies? It defies logic and reasoning. The bible presented God as a person who punishes wrong for eternity, yet, he is ever loving, compassionate and forgiving, that equals fire burning on Ice. Two parallel lines never meet, therefore, an all knowing God wouldnt contradict himself. My new faith proposes that instead of reading the bible, people should listen to their hearts, to their conscience and improve themselves through continuous assessment of themselves, and through the application of the inherent knowledge of good and evil.

A belief In God, Not Jesus:
God created every individual with an intellect and free will, therefore, if he wanted us to choose to love him on our own volition, he wouldnt present himself as a mystery and expect us to believe by faith. It makes sense that a God who created the heavens and the earth, who created the intricate complexities we bear witness to each time we break a ground in science, would acknowledge the fact that a man with an intellect and free will would only love what he fully comprehends. So therefore it makes no sense that God will come down to the earth to save the humans he created, then, while on earth, pray to himself in heaven, then, get himself killed on the cross just to ascend into heaven at the end. He wouldnt do this becuase he knows that the humans he created will question these actions, and would not trust what he doesnt understand.

I have three other postulates to write here but I cant due to lack of time. At the end, I believe that God exists, but i believe he has been mispresented by man over the ages. I would welcome and respond to Intelligent questions, both from the christians and atheists, and I would also welcome meaningful contributions to this faith. May the light of God shine on you as you go on the path to discover him as he is.
Re: My New Faith, A New Way Of Seeing God by delishpot: 10:30pm On Jan 06, 2015
I see you have also reached the level where you ask the questions?
Who am I?
Why am I here?
What am I here to do?
Who brought mankind here?
This path is tricky, it can easily lead to depression and doubt. I pray you find the light.
Its a race I am still running.
Re: My New Faith, A New Way Of Seeing God by Nobody: 10:44pm On Jan 06, 2015
delishpot:
I see you have also reached the level where you ask the questions?
Who am I?
Why am I here?
What am I here to do?
Who brought mankind here?
This path is tricky, it can easily lead to depression and doubt. I pray you find the light.
Its a race I am still running.


Who am I?: I am a creature of the most high God, I am a living testimony of his ingenuity, I am a complex biological organism chance is Incapable of creating, I am a person with an intellect, will and LIFE.
Why am I here? Becuase God decided I should be here
What am I here to do? Thats why God equipped me with a free will, Thats left for me to figure out
Who brought mankind here? Something cannot emanate out of nothing, The most high God did
Re: My New Faith, A New Way Of Seeing God by okotv(m): 10:44pm On Jan 06, 2015
I feel its my duty to enlighten you about what you are doing but can't for now cause I really don't have time
Re: My New Faith, A New Way Of Seeing God by Nobody: 10:48pm On Jan 06, 2015
okotv:
I feel its my duty to enlighten you about what you are doing but can't for now cause I really don't have time

How can it be your duty to enlighten me and yet you do not have the time to perform it? What then is a duty?
Re: My New Faith, A New Way Of Seeing God by okotv(m): 10:57pm On Jan 06, 2015
mrryon:


How can it be your duty to enlighten me and yet you do not have the time to perform it? What then is a duty?
you are on a good part only if you play it to the end. When you understand who God is, you would so love His word and His Son Jesus. Its very lengthy and as a student, I might not be online to fast track and monitor your development. That's why although, its my duty as well as the duty of all Christians, I don't have time.
Re: My New Faith, A New Way Of Seeing God by delishpot: 11:01pm On Jan 06, 2015
mrryon:



Who am I?: I am a creature of the most high God, I am a living testimony of his ingenuity, I am a complex biological organism chance is Incapable of creating, I am a person with an intellect, will and LIFE.
Why am I here? Becuase God decided I should be here
What am I here to do? Thats why God equipped me with a free will, Thats left for me to figure out
Who brought mankind here? Something cannot emanate out of nothing, The most high God did

Bravo!

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