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SB, what you and others reading this thread need to realize is this.
With indoctrination you become TOTALLY subjective because of the version you believe in. That IS indoctrination's sole objective.
That is why when I look at YOUR statements I keep thinking your message has NO effect on me whatsoever. Why? I would have been taught that because you spoke in tongues you ARE of the devil! This you do not see, because you are blinded by YOUR version of a story told by mankind for mankind's evil goals. You see ONLY what YOU want to see! That is why we have over 30,000 versions from the same book. Like gods of other religions, mankind often made a god in his own image. (Not a god creating a man in his image.)
If you were a muslim, you would be here telling us another vile message with as much conviction and being as equally correct as a born again with their drivel. What you have to learn is that these ancient stories ALL created their religious gods for reasons of control! You are living proof of that!
God created us all with intellect that refutes God's foolishness?
How does foolishness shame the wise?
It may look foolish but it is God's tool to speak to humans. <-- This is a superior being's plan to save us? From himself?
as you have the gift of speaking in tongues which my TRUE born again christian family and church taught me ARE from the devil, how would you know or not know when the devil is speaking to you? You probably never WERE a true christian in the first place.
When you see a God TV article on Facebook about whether it's okay for Christians to live together before marriage and you laugh at the Morons using middle ages language to answer "no", you might be an ex Christian.
PS given the fact that the founders have parted am I the only one thinking that this is them preparing for their leader to move in with someone?
I taught in a religious college and I just couldn't do it anymore. I loved teaching and I did my best to try to secretly challenge the fundy nonsense. (In truth most college kids seemed to be wandering farther and farther from it). But in order to be true to myself I had to just let it go. You might find that it feels liberating to do just that.