All Blog Posts Tagged 'anger' (3)

"Scared? Fear the Maker" - Outreach Media

There's one thing I can never understand, and it's the perceived dichotomy between the "all-loving God" and the "vengeful God". Apparently God is to be feared, because he is all-powerful and could exact all sorts of damages upon us and our souls if he so chose to. But on the other hand he loves us with a more pure and generous love than anything else can offer. It doesn't sound like a very nice relationship to enter into willingly.



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Added by Martin Pribble on July 4, 2011 at 11:07pm — No Comments

Being raised christian with a rational mind

Ever since I was born my parents have always told me there was a god but no santa clause or tooth fairy. I didn't understand how they expected me to understand why god was invisible and never speaking up for himself. It was hard for me, but I believed with all my might and became what you'd call a hardcore christian. I feared for my soul and everyone else's and never wanted to be raptured because there was so much work to do with all these atheists and catholics.... Really funny now that I…

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Added by Vikki Garland on July 3, 2011 at 10:38pm — 3 Comments

We Control God?

I am going to outline an idea that I'm sure is not original. But, I want to bring it up to see if there are any new perspectives and for those who may not have considered it.



All over various religious texts the god in question will often be described as a creature that can be "provoked," made--by us--to feel some emotion or take some action.



Do some internet searches on phrases like "make god angry," "make god happy," "provoke the lord," etc., etc. and you'll find… Continue

Added by Nix Manes on October 11, 2009 at 7:29am — 10 Comments

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