Here are a couple of mine:
-- I don't believe hell or heaven are literal places. I believe they are states of mind. I don't think you have to die to experience either one, you can experience heaven and hell right now, right here. If your thoughts are full of joy, hope, and love you're in heaven right now. If your thoughts are full of hate, fear, and anger you're in hell right now.
Jesus said: "Behold, the kingdom of God is within you."
And Paul said, "Behold, NOW is the accepted time. Behold, NOW is the day of salvatiion."
-- For me, "God" is another name for Love, Truth, and Life. God is not some anthropomorphic being who sometimes chooses to help his creation and sometimes chooses to send it to eternal damnation. For me, God is ever-present Good, another name for the power of Good. Not supernatural, but supremely natural - and we all have access to this power when we align our thoughts to Good.
Proof of God? For me, God is another name for Good, and so you see evidence of my God is kindness, intelligence, and honesty. I've also experienced healings - physical, emotional, and financial - that are proofs, for myself, of the power of Good.
Ahem. Well, that's a start. I have more of these, of course, many more. But I'll give someone else a turn now. :)
Recent discussions in the Religion forum
AnnouncementAmazon Discussions Feedback Forum
|1407||May 29, 2015|
|Atheist dogma||5620||1 minute ago|
|Is Homosexuality a 'Good Thing' III?||4662||6 minutes ago|
|Catholic||104||17 minutes ago|
|SCOTUS ends the same sex marriage bans by the states||121||20 minutes ago|
|All religion is based on myth.||2739||28 minutes ago|
|In one succinct paragraph, give one piece of evidence for God's existence.||6875||1 hour ago|
|Do you think that torturing a baby is ever justified?||56||1 hour ago|
|Does the Christian God speak to people of other regions?||195||1 hour ago|
|keep one change one started 10 October 2014||1952||1 hour ago|
|Gay marriage is now legal in 50 states||223||1 hour ago|
|Good books for a Christian child?||91||1 hour ago|