This is my first and will be my last post. You may reply, but do not direct at me, I will not visit this site again. I hope this post remains posted as food for thought. I am disturbed to find that a place like this exists, and that a person I thought I knew lives a secret life as a member of this board, posting things I am embarrassed to think.
Have you "intelligent" people nothing better to do than to cramp your wrists day and night with extensive and unresearched posts that are purely emotional at the core? Exactly what you do not want to hear, am I right? Did I offend any of you? Stir some emotion?
Those of us who have faith in something better than this life and the fallen people that we are spend our time attempting to make this world we live in now a better place for our children to mature, not trying to disprove anyones beliefs or opinions regarding what happened thousands of years ago, through mindless topics and name-calling. What difference does it make to you if I am a Christian or not? It is sad that there is so much misdirected passion here. That people "on the fence" may stumble across this board of opinions and join in instead of reading the bible and getting the facts from the source. I ask you now, how many of you honestly, have studied (not read, studied) the bible from cover to cover? How many of you own a bible?
Instead of wasting your time conversing with strongly opinionated people about how to bring believing in something better to an "end" why not read the only book NOT authored by an imperfect and flawed man (like yourself) and form your own opinion instead of jumping on the popular opinion bandwagon? Let's face it, books and articles published by humans are based either on someone else's writings or their own opinions, right? Were any of these authors present for evolution or the big bang? The bible is the only book on this planet older than any of you, written by people who were present for the events documented, with countless proven facts, prophecies and locations, still present today. Socrates? Who cares what he thought? Think for yourselves. Then again, lack of confidence in yourself and your innate belief system causes you to seek out others like you… can you sleep better at night knowing you have an internet support group (consisting of anonymous people who are too ashamed to give you their real name) and, what, you won't die alone? Frankly, I take comfort in friends and family I can feel, touch and love. People online care not what happens to you. If any of you die tomorrow your posts and your presence here will go unnoticed and not be missed.
Let's start a thread about how to assist others with the quest to quench world hunger, embark on a mission for world peace, or how to reach out to others for the good of humanity. Time (as precious as it is) better spent, don't you think? Your presence here confirms your spirit is missing an important component: faith… in anything. You all come across as lost and miserable, you know, with nothing to believe in, searching for others to ease your guilt. How sad. Kudos to those of you who post the Truth.
I am a highly educated individual and a strong Christian, I work full-time and only stumbled across this board as it has appeared on my home computer. I can only assume those members and Guests who spend hours researching and arguing about the "rediculous faith" of others have never married, are seperated or divorced, lost their jobs or should be devoting this time and effort to their job, and instead are typing frantically day and night on a keyboard to convince themselves (and sway countless anonymous others) that God doesn't exist. Why not have these discussions with your local professor, pastor or even your parents? Truth is, God is working on your hearts right now, you are all experiencing conviction, Satan is helping you fight it. How small your views, and, consequently, your lives must be. Enjoy your board!
1 Corinthians 14:20 "Brothers, stop thinking like children. In regard to evil be infants, but in your thinking be adults."