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Posted On: 2018-02-18 02:21:59
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Why do so many Christians seem unknowledgeable about the Bible?

It seems as though most of today's christians spend all to much time debating things without using any scripture or if they do use scripture they completely neglect Christ's teachings. Does anyone bother to read the bible any more? Really read it? Not just a verse here and there but a chapter or two at a time?

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1 month 2 weeks ago

I have studied religions of many differing faiths and still I am not all-knowing in each. I think that most people in the christian faith either are copying what their parents did and blindly following a religion or one of these other reasons;they are not fully living the christian lifestyle and do not pursue the truth, they do not study, they just go to church and try to absorb sermons, they are just passively believing and not bothering to ask nor seek.
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3 months 3 weeks ago

Less and less Christians are interested in religion. Such is modern life. The same might be said of any other religion and how much they study it.
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3 months 3 weeks ago
Many people in the middle east can not read and depend on what their religious leaders tell them. The roman catholic church used to do something similar by keeping the bible in Latin and not letting the common man learn it. Now that the bible is available to all in various translations in all kinds of languages it is a shame that few take advantage of this and learn it for themselves.
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4 months 6 days ago

A very Large % of "Christians" depend on what the man behind the pulpit tells them. The bible tells us (philippians 2:12 KJV) Seek out your Own salvation with fear and trembling. One needs Read the Bible to do that.
There are many phew warmers that will be surprised they do not make it in the final judgment.
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3 months 3 weeks ago
Thank you Geobo I totally agree with what you said.
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4 months 1 week ago

Because you aren't given a choice about your religion when born in to a religious family. I'm athiest but on paper a christian
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4 months 1 week ago
Being born into a religious family does not take away your choice. Even God gives us a choice. Being born into a religious family does not guarantee a ticket to heaven either because you have to make a individual choice about it.
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4 months 1 week ago
Gybno, shirking your responsibility by claiming no choice is the coward's way out.

I see nothing in the Bible claiming heaven is the reward of the saved, but I do see a lot where Earth is the reward, with God living at New Jerusalem on Earth.
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4 months 6 days ago
Heaven is where the heart is so where ever it happens to be, on earth or in some spiritual realm, matters not to me, as it is a minor point not worth arguing over.
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4 months 6 days ago
With that definition of heaven, heaven could actually be in hell if that is where the heart is. Therefore, from a Biblical perspective, that definition does not make any sense at all.
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4 months 6 hours ago
No the point is that salvation does not depend on whether or not I believe Where heaven is suppose to be because Heaven is with Christ and whether He is in Up in some spiritual realm away from earth or on earth makes no difference. Both are spoken of and both are true just at different times. Now I refuse to argue this point any further because it is a minor point and won't affect my salvation but may affect others because of the continued arguing over such a minor point.
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3 months 3 weeks ago
As long as YOU are SURE that it won't affect your salvation, you are correct in relegating it to the trashbin. BUT, you had BETTER BE SURE, because if you are wrong (not saying you are), YOU WON'T GET A SECOND CHANCE.
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3 months 3 weeks ago
Belief in Who Christ is, what He did for us, that He died, rose again and is returning for us, getting baptized, loving others as ourselves and Loving God are the basic tenets of the Christian faith. How you get baptized, when you get baptized, when Christ returns, where heaven is located are all things Christians fight over and divide into denominations over. None of it is necessary for salvation and often affects those new in the faith.
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3 months 3 weeks ago
What I mean is the things fought over is not necessary for salvation. The basic tenets of the Christian faith are necessary for salvation.
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4 months 3 weeks ago

Yeh many of the Christians have less knowledge about bible. Maybe its because the way they lived is not much concerned about their caste or something.



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