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    Laying out the fleece hasn't been addressed in relation to what the OP is expressing.

    It should be.

    Other than that, it sounds like you are having a faith crisis. It happens. Good luck, and I hope it is not too severe.
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    I make it a rule to not insult God. I figure I'm better off being grateful for His blessings.
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    Jesus taught us a very important lesson by way of his crucifixion, proving that actions speak louder than words. The lesson: Life isn't fair. If life was fair, he wouldn't have suffered the way he did. If God is all knowing and had a plan, the plan was for Jesus to suffer and die. The lesson: Life isn't fair.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Independent View Post
    I guess I feel a little sorry about rejecting him sometimes, but I struggle to see any other way.
    Just keep seeking truth.




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    Quote Originally Posted by ChemEngineer View Post
    My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken me. - Jesus Christ

    Jesus made promises He doesn't keep. He said ask anything in my name and you shall have it.
    If He didn't mean it, why did He say it!

    I have asked repeatedly and been denied, not for myself but for my loved one.

    My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?

    Friends have told me He has not. They are wrong.
    Why do you think that passage from CHRIST is so relevant in Christianity???

    Now, I can't explain God, or, His motives, but....I can say, with absolute experience, that, He DOES answer prayers.

    Just, in His own time. I know that sounds 'philosophically easy,' but...He has almost always given me, what I have prayed for.

    Sometimes, well after I no longer want/need that particular thing that I prayed for.

    Sometimes, as many can attest, we get what we pray for....and THEN realize, 'nah, did not want that!'

    Sometimes, He pushed me to earn what I have prayed for, myself. Ironically, I have often received only AFTER I have....failed.

    Sometimes, I get something I did not pray for, which makes me forget what I have prayed for.

    And, sometimes....God wants us to wade through a lot of SHIT before answering our prayers.


    Jesus Christ, however, has ALWAYS granted me what HE promises, even without me praying for it. Because, He answered that promise a little more than two thousand years ago.

    Jesus' promise was redemption, guidance, and...'Life."

    Not once has He failed me in those areas. Even after I have rejected Him, cursed Him, and, turned from Him.

    He is always there for me, when I return to Him.
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    I believe that they argue like liberals too sometimes. They always have an answer for everything and usually sound like they are not able to accept or fathom why someone chooses to reject or believe anything they see "wrong" about their God.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Independent View Post
    I believe that they argue like liberals too sometimes. They always have an answer for everything and usually sound like they are not able to accept or fathom why someone chooses to reject or believe anything they see "wrong" about their God.
    What matters is that you are satisfied with your choices in life.

    Personally I can't fathom why you would insult anyone who has offered help by telling you about God ... as it seems you are doing here. But............

    I will leave you with that.
    Last edited by Jen; 05-25-2019 at 06:25 PM.




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    Isaiah 55: 7-9

    …7Let the wicked man forsake his own way and the unrighteous man his own thoughts; let him return to the LORD, that He may have compassion, and to our God, for He will freely pardon. 8“For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways,” declares the LORD. 9“For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so My ways are higher than your ways and My thoughts than your thoughts.





    10For just as rain and snow fall from heaven
    and do not return without watering the earth,
    making it bud and sprout,
    and providing seed to sow and food to eat,
    11so My word that proceeds from My mouth
    will not return to Me empty,
    but it will accomplish what I please, and it will prosper where I send it.
    Last edited by Calypso Jones; 06-02-2019 at 05:14 PM.
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