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Old 01-18-2009, 04:28 PM
 
Location: Illinois
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What are the BENEFITS of believing He is? The exact opposite of believing He's not. Make a list.
I think the word and meaning is obvious IF you read the OLD TESTAMENT.
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Old 01-18-2009, 04:42 PM
 
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What is the benefit of Beliving GOD IS?

I can't wrap my head around this question.........I'm not sure what "benefit" applies to........what is the benefit of the sky? of air? of water? of love? The "benefit" is life itself........I could no more NOT have a relationship with God than I could ignore taking a breath or drinking a glass of water.
IF YOU BELIEVE OR NOT THE SKY, RAIN, SUNSHIE IS still there ......If you do not believe something is missing.
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Old 01-18-2009, 04:59 PM
 
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Amen!
sure it can become confusing to some people......I am not saying anything I have not read in the Bible.......many things I have been privy to in my own walk............God supplies many things but we must answer the door.....Like UPS , if we leave in on the stoop.......someone comes along and whoops its just gone........His word is better than gold and his benifit are new every morn.
Ps 103:2 Praise the LORD o' my soul, and forget not His benefits.



























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Old 01-18-2009, 05:05 PM
 
Location: Out of Florida........
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I think the word and meaning is obvious IF you read the OLD TESTAMENT.
Reading and believing are two different things. You ask a question and Betsey replied. Your question: What is the benefits of believing God Is?

My Answer: The exact opposite of believing He's not. Make a list.

You tell me to read and I urge you to believe, to believe, "what" you read, providing it's the Word of God. All of it. Bless, No debate, just passing through.
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Old 01-18-2009, 05:05 PM
 
Location: Pikeville, Ky.
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A benefit is a bit like a reward from work, yet you have to earn the benefits..The only work God requires of me is belief and the benefits are out of this world..My benefits now include (amomg many other things, peace of mind, and direct communication to Him through the Holy Spirit...When He retires me from this life there is a benefit I cannot imagine, because He said my mind was not capable of the things He has prepared for my eternal retirement..He told me so in John 3:16
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Old 01-18-2009, 05:10 PM
 
Location: Illinois
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FOR GET NOT HIS BENEFITS........ we as humans forget......we forgot banks can go bust .....we forget to pick up the MILK......we forget to diversifly......we forget to pray.....our thoughts and priorities change.......we forget to gather ourselves to gather....then we look at others and say how stupid they are.........
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Old 01-19-2009, 08:48 AM
 
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The Bible Teaches clearly that God is a........ rewarder of those who diligently seek Him and believe . I find it helpful to me to ponder the parts of the Bible that are repeated and clear to me. I find it helpful to look for the WAY and THE TRUTH and THE LIGHT. I find it by seeking the STILL WATERS. CAN I GET A WITNESS?
BELIEVE ON THE LORD JESUS CHRIST AND THOU SHALT BE SAVED..........would you call that a benefit?...earthly benefits can be lost.......stolen, frozen
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Old 01-19-2009, 09:46 AM
 
Location: Florida
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that is a thought...........the conclusion : Paying my taxes, running for a bus, helping a friend move, fasting, donating an organ, lending and not being appreciated for it ..............many things feel bad . I could list many things that feel good but are bad. You can not know good or bad in some cases until after the fact ....even then these things are unknown, and I would accept as a fact for me that His benefits are good whether or not they seem that way, AMEN?
AMEN!...because sometimes they are painful...they cut deep...
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Old 01-19-2009, 09:54 AM
 
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The Bible Teaches clearly that God is a re warder of those who diligently seek Him and believe . I find it helpful to me to ponder the parts of the Bible that are repeated and clear to me. I find it helpful to look for the WAY and THE TRUTH and THE LIGHT. I find it by seeking the STILL WATERS. CAN I GET A WITNESS?
Ok , LET ME START LIKE THIS.............................................. ..........................
I believe in god ,,,,,,,, The god helped me to get rid of my problems always. It is something like, when you are sick , you have to go to a doctor.When you have a problem you can pray and ask help from god. Don't misunderstand ........Every body cannot get this benefit.If you have done a lot of good work through out your life , the god would have helped you.But the god can't help you to attain NIBBANA. Hope you d get it.................
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Old 01-19-2009, 10:04 AM
 
Location: Out of Florida........
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Ok , LET ME START LIKE THIS.............................................. ..........................
I believe in god ,,,,,,,, The god helped me to get rid of my problems always. It is something like, when you are sick , you have to go to a doctor.When you have a problem you can pray and ask help from god. Don't misunderstand ........Every body cannot get this benefit.If you have done a lot of good work through out your life , the god would have helped you.But the god can't help you to attain NIBBANA. Hope you d get it.................
And Buddha can? Can meditate you into believing you're in heaven on earth? Okay, anushapathiranasilva, you keep Buddha and I'll keep Christ Jesus. Not open for debate, sorry.
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