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Old 02-06-2018, 01:49 AM
 
Location: Buffalo, NY
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We know a family and the parents are Buddhist, one adult child is a Christian and the other adult child has no religion.

What does no religion mean?
They have not yet chosen one or they are not interested in having one at all under any circumstance.
I know it's mind-blowing, but...probably the latter.
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Old 02-06-2018, 10:20 AM
 
Location: Country of BIGOTS and HATERS
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We know a family and the parents are Buddhist, one adult child is a Christian and the other adult child has no religion.

What does no religion mean?
They have not yet chosen one or they are not interested in having one at all under any circumstance.
First, ask what does having a religion mean? Did Moses have a "religion?" David? What exactly was the religion of Christ?
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Old 02-07-2018, 11:08 AM
 
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First, ask what does having a religion mean? Did Moses have a "religion?" David? What exactly was the religion of Christ?
All the names you mentioned had one thing in common--all were witnesses of YHWH(Jehovah) Isaiah 43:10, 44:8--Rev 1:5
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Old 02-07-2018, 01:48 PM
 
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First, ask what does having a religion mean? Did Moses have a "religion?" David? What exactly was the religion of Christ?
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Old 02-10-2018, 11:52 AM
 
Location: Santa Monica, CA
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I believe they "think" for themselves and choose not to be in a cult like group. Most religions TO ME are cults.

In my LONG life, the only "religion" that has made sense to me and really helped me thru life is Science of Mind (SOM).
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Old 02-10-2018, 12:26 PM
 
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First, ask what does having a religion mean? Did Moses have a "religion?" David? What exactly was the religion of Christ?
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All the names you mentioned had one thing in common--all were witnesses of YHWH(Jehovah) Isaiah 43:10, 44:8--Rev 1:5
Did Moses even exist? Did the Christ of the Gospels exist? Asking what they did or believed when we don't even know whether they existed (and quoting the Bible proves nothing), seems futile.
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Old 02-10-2018, 01:39 PM
 
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All the names you mentioned had one thing in common--all were witnesses of YHWH(Jehovah) Isaiah 43:10, 44:8--Rev 1:5

No, the one thing that all those names have in common was that they were Jewish, even your Jesus (YHWH or whatever you want to call him) was Jewish and Judaism was his religion. There was no Christianity at that time.
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Old 02-12-2018, 06:22 AM
 
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No, the one thing that all those names have in common was that they were Jewish, even your Jesus (YHWH or whatever you want to call him) was Jewish and Judaism was his religion. There was no Christianity at that time.
Yes and from Moses on up until this very day--Every Israelite was taught, served and worshipped a single being God named-YHWH(Jehovah) taught to Jesus as well. But Israel was cut off( Matt 23:37-39) of being Gods chosen for rejecting the Messiah God sent to them. A new religion began-Acts 24:5) It was NOT the religion that came out of Rome. Jesus real religion serves the God Israel serves. No trinity god exists. The religion that came out of Rome created that false god at their councils.
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Old Today, 04:20 AM
 
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No, the one thing that all those names have in common was that they were Jewish, even your Jesus (YHWH or whatever you want to call him) was Jewish and Judaism was his religion. There was no Christianity at that time.
Jesus was baptised.

Religion demands faith.
God doesn't.
God wants spiritual fruits, not religious nuts.
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