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The only difference between your religion and mine is that you consider all of the world's hundreds of religions
to be false except yours.
If there are a thousand religions, you and I agree on the fact that 999 of them are complete nonsense.
Only I include:
Below are just a few of the world's religions rejected by Christians.
Click on each to find out just what they DO believe.
New Age
And this is only the tip if the iceburg. But, it's a start.
Now, the Christian must select the demonination which most reflects their own image of God.
According to David B. Barrett, coauthor of the World Christian Encyclopedia, there are now 33,800 different Christian denominations. “And the fastest-growing are the independents, who have no ties whatsoever to historic Christianity,” he says.
With this many "interpretations" of the Bible, it's no wonder that Christianity is now the world's largest and fastest growing religion. Each one of these denominations interprets the Bible a little differently. And each one of them claims to interpret the Bible "correctly." Each denomination claims exclusivity to the truth which means that 32,799 of them are wrong. Or, they're all wrong.
This website's only purpose is to present you with the facts, ask that you examine them, and decide for yourself. All along this website are references to actual Bibles from which we ask you to please look up the verses for yourself.
God's true laws such as the law of gravity and the speed of light are unalterable. Not one man can create a blade of grass, yet any man can write words.
Assemblies of God (the most conservative)
Seventh-Day Adventist
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons)
Lutheran Church
Church of the Nazarene
Southern Baptist Convention
(Former President Jimmy Carter broke away from the Southern Baptist Convention because he doesn't agree with their stance on the subservience of women)
Churches of Christ
Presbyterian Church in the United States
American Baptist Churches in the USA
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America
United Methodist Church
Episcopal Church
United Church of Christ. (the most liberal)
For a sampling of the varied Christian denominations, click here.
Each of the pastors of each of these churches within these many denominations is a self-proclaimed "expert" at understanding the Bible. They claim to "understand" it. Yet hardly two pastors even within the same denomination (Example: Baptists) understand it the same. The only thing these priests and pastors are quite sure of is that I understand it not.
I will be happy to speak at any church at any time for no money in an open forum to discuss these matters. Not as a challenge, but as a learning experience for both me and those who disagree with me.
There is nothing to be afraid of when reading this page on religion. Unless you are afraid of the truth. We do not wrestle with arguments "outside" the Bible to make our point, but rather, we meet them on their own turf - The Bible. Anyone who will take the time to bookmark this page and make several references to it, anyone who will take the time to study their own Bibles, can come to no other conclusion but that they are not anymore the word of God than a comic book. The Bible is the cruelest book ever written. It claims that God commanded that innocent babies be killed. This is cause for serious concern! What did the baby do wrong? Smile? Cry? We'll cite many examples of the horrendous cruelties man has inflicted upon man and upon children by following in the footsteps of the writers of this book. If you don't believe that God killed innocent babies, has it not ever occured to you that, according to the Bible, God made provisions for every living thing on Noah's ark.
Except innocent babies?
Although preachers do not anymore speak Latin than I do, they are taught several Latin words which they occasionally throw in to slightly "bring out the true meaning" of a Bible verse (which usually means they are altering it to make it more palatable) or, put more simply, to create the illusion that they are well educated.
Check out the Latin translation of the Bible for yourself here.
What a slap in God's face! What an obvious excercise in the self-serving. By "giving you their own insight" into the "true" meaning of a verse, they are saying that God is incapable of translating his own so-called "autobiography" without their help!!! God's true laws such as the speed of light and the effects of gravity never change nor do they require a Latin translation to understand. They are as constant and never-changing as God Himself.
Many pastors are convinced that theirs is the only "true way" and thus, attempt to convince their "flock" that his is the only correct interpretation of the Bible and that all others are wrong.
What about "Miracles?"
Every religion claims them. If you are a Christian and you really want to open your mind to the reality of other religions and their so-called "miracles," you should read about Mohammed's teachings which even modern day scientists are at a loss to explain!
Click here for Muslim "Miracles."
If "all things are possible through God," it would be possible that God could have mainfested Himself through Mohammed to people of Arab ancestry.
The fact is, God doesn't need any man to reveal himself. This includes Mohammed, Jesus, or your local minister.
Miracles, of necessity, must step outside of God's laws.
If they are outside of what God created, from where do they come?
Ben Franklin saw lightning, few a kite in the middle of the storm to try to understand "WHY"
and the benefits to mankind's existence have been numerous. For the Christian, the rainbow represents God's promise not to flood the earth again. To them, that is the "cause" of the rainbow. For the Christian, there is no further inquiry into the "cause" of the rainbow. Isn't it ironic that churches cannot pray away lightning, thus they find it necessary to purchase lightning rods?
Ben Franklin on Christianity:
"I wish it (Christianity) were more productive of good works ... I mean real good works ... not holy-day keeping, sermon-hearing ... or making long prayers, filled with flatteries and compliments despised by wise men, and much less capable of pleasing the Deity."
Click here for more on Ben Franklin.
In other words, some people are content to witness what appears out of what their own knowledge of what they call the "ordinary," place that information inside a mental closet, and label that door "God."
Other people see the same thing and store that information in their closet but label that door
"I Don't Know but I Will Try to Find Out."
This is called Science.
All time spent on "worshipping" a man in any form is only time wasted.
Learning is called progress, a thing the Christian Church has almost always opposed.
Christians fought against the anti-slavery movement. Why? Because the Bible promotes slavery- from the Old to the New Testament.
Click here for the "Bibles" of not only Christianity, but other religions as well.
Why Christians fought FOR slavery using the Bible as a "justification!!!" (They are doing the same thing today against gays).
Biblical Reasons
Abraham, the "the father of faith,' and all the patriarchs held slaves without God's disapproval (Gen. 21:9-10).
Canaan, Ham's son, was made a slave to his brothers (Gen. 9:24-27).
The Ten Commandments mention slavery twice, showing God's implicit acceptance of it (Ex. 20:10, 17).
Slavery was widespread throughout the Roman world, and yet Jesus never spoke against it.
The apostle Paul specifically commanded slave to obey their masters (Eph. 6:5-8).
Paul returned a runaway slave, Philemon, to his master (Philem. 12).
"Charitable" and evangelistic reasons
Slavery removes people from a culture that "worshipped the devil, practiced witchcraft, and sorcery" and other evils.
Slavery brings heathens to a Christian land where they can hear the gospel. Christian masters provide religious instruction for their slaves. Under slavery, people are treated with kindness, as many northern visiters can attest. It is in slaveholders' own interest to treat their slaves well. Slaves are treated more benevolently than are workers in oppressive northern factories.
Social Reasons
Just as women are called to play a subordinate role (Eph. 5:22; 1 Tim.2:11-15), so slaves are stationed by God in their place.
Slavery is God's means of protesting and providing for an inferior race (suffering the "curse of Ham" in Gen. 9:25 or even the punishment of Cain in Gen. 4:12).
Abolition would lead to slave uprisings, bloodshed, and anarcy. Consider the mob's "rule of terror" during the French Revolution.
Political Reasons
Christians are to obey civil authorities, and those authorities permit and protect slavery.
The church should concentrate on spirtual matters, not political ones.
Those who support abolition are, in James H. Thornwell's words, "atheists, socialists, communists [and] red republicans."
Christians are opposed to a person's right to die. They wish to make their view the only view. This violates the separation of church and state. They fail to realize that often, prolonging LIFE is only prolonging DEATH.
In the same way and along the same line, Christians were against the use of anesthetics!!!
"In all of its fight against the advancement of medical science, the Church was most obstructionist in the field of pain relief and anesthesia. It seems to be a dogma of the Church that people are supposed to suffer because of original sin and God telling Eve in the bible story that she would bring forth her children in sorrow. Ap parently Christ on the cross chose not to atone for humankind's original sin.
As far back as 500 B.C. in the time of Hippocrates, opium and hyoscyamus (an extract of mandrake root) were used to relieve pain. While these drugs do not produce anesthesia, they are effective sedatives and are used today in conjunction with anesthetics.
It is recorded in the history of Scotland that in the year of 1591 a lady of rank by the name of Eufame Macalyane was burned alive on the castle hill of Edinburgh. She was burned alive because while giving birth to her twin sons she asked the midwife, whose name was Agnes Sampson, to give her something for pain. Now, Agnes Sampson, out of Christian love for this suffering woman, must have reported the incident to the church authorities.
There was strong Christian opposition to the use of anesthesia up to the middle of the 19th century. It was Dr. Simpson himself who started the wall to crumble when he went to the bible and reminded the Christians that God had put Adam into a deep sleep before removing that famous rib. Resistance to anesthesia weakened rapidly after 1853 when Queen Victoria demanded chloroform during the birth of her 8th child. It was about this time that a very charismatic clergyman by the name of Thomas Chalmers began preaching in favor of the use of anesthesia in the practice of medicine--and the sheep followed the shepherd.
An article in the November 10th, 1997 issue of U.S. News and World Report stated that as late as the 1970s some doctors and midwives' organizations maintained that the pain in childbirth is a wonderful experience for women.
The Alabama Freethought Association is located near Talledega, Alabama, on the property of Lake Hypatia, which is named for the woman scientist executed by the Church early in the fifth century."
They are still, as a whole, attempting to "decide by vote" if being homosexual is going to doom a person to an eternity in hellfire.
What could be more preposterous?
The Church maintained that catastrophes such as earthquakes, violent storms, volcanic eruptions, droughts, famines and plagues were caused by God to punish man for his sins or for the sins of his ancestors. Catastrophes are certainly evil things as far as humankind is concerned. It is worth noting in the 45th chapter of Isaiah, verse 7, God says, "I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the Lord do all these things."
Click here for more Christian opposition to progress.
As you will see, Christians persecuted Galileo because his opinion that the earth was not the center of our galaxy got him arrested.
"If we are not to suffer like Christ suffered for us, we are mocking our very Lord and Savior," was their battle cry.
Today, in the year 2,000, the Roman Catholic Church is formally against birth control. Period.
They even have their own Bible. Click here to check it out.
Click her to read for yourself the "official" wording of the Catholic Church against birth control.
If this doesn't tell you what you need to know regarding just how the Church impedes the progress of man, I don't know what does. Especially considering the fact that most Catholics, while claiming loyalty to the Pope, quietly disregard his stance regarding women becoming nothing more than baby making machines.
Click here to find out for yourself that these morons even believe that the Pope is infallible!!!
Give me a break!
This kind of warped logic is completely out of the realm of sanity.
Some things appear to us to be beyond God's fixed laws.
That is merely because we do not yet understand them.
Follow a "healed" person into their future. Have you ever noticed that you never hear of their condition 6 months or a year later? Just their "healing."
But, what if they ARE well in five years? Ten? Twenty?
To label it "miraculous" is to circumvent any further inquiry into the matter. If a person has been ill and suddenly shows dramatic changes, let's find out what their blood contents were before the "healing" and after the "healing." Perhaps it was a release of the body's own chemicals released during an intense prayer. Or a change in one's frame of mind, thus altering the body chemistry due to a dream. If scientists could discover the true chemical changes that may have occurred in the person, others might benefit. It's called progress. Something the Christian church has always and without exception been opposed to.
In spite of the opposition of the Church, it was proved that epidemics of typhus, cholera and Black Death were caused by ticks, lice, fleas, roaches and rats. And it was also proved that malaria and yellow fever were caused by mosquitos. Furthermore, it was learned that humans transmit to other humans such diseases as typhoid, TBC, smallpox and venereal diseases.
During the Middle Ages the Church fostered the belief that filthiness was next to godliness: that bathing was the sin of pride and that it tended to wash away the effects of baptism. The less exposed to water, the more holy one remained. Nuns bragged of only getting the tips of their fingers wet. I doubt that anyone has ever died just from the lack of bathing, but the lack of sanitation has contributed to the deaths of millions and will continue to do so in the future.
How ludicrous can it be for ministers and congregations to "vote" on whether or not homosexuals are to be allowed to live their lives in peace without being stigmatized as "abnormal" or "outside of God's will?"
"The Church opposed surgery, claiming the blood contained the spirit of the soul and should not be spilled. The Church opposed dissection of cadavers, claiming the bodies contained a mysterious bone which was necessary for resurrection."
It is no doubt comforting and thought-provoking to believe a healing was, indeed, a miracle granted through God because of prayer.
Can you imagine how many young women have prayed that God would intervene before they were raped?
"It just wasn't God's will" or "it's beyond our understanding" are the cruelest words ever imposed upon the mind of man. That is to say that it was God's will that a young woman be raped!!!
Mankind's forward progress, not to mention love toward his fellow man, will be restrained until men take the time to realize for themselves that all of the world's Christians and Muslims and Hindus and New Agers --- Baptists and Catholics and Pentacostals and Orthodox Jews alike --- including the "infallible" Pope himself --- all praying in unison to God or Allah or a crystal ball cannot so much as manage to pray the flies off the baked goods at a Sunday School picnic.
So, once again, I ask Christians to no longer allow their thinking process to end at the word "God," but to use the mind our Creator gave them to find out WHY.
Or, in the words of Thomas Paine:
"Mankind have conceived to themselves certain laws by which what they call nature is supposed to act; and that a miracle is something contrary to the operation and effect of those laws; but unless we know the whole extent of those laws, and of what are commonly called the powers of nature, we are not able to judge whether anything that may appear to us wonderful or miraculous be within, or be beyond, or be contrary to, her natural power of acting."
Thomas Paine
As you get deeper and deeper into the "why" of something, you get closer and closer to the true
Divisions are so extreme within Christianity that sincerely and devoutly held beliefs by religious liberals may well be considered blasphemy by conservatives, and vice-versa. "...research shows that the population at-large rejects many beliefs that are embraced by evangelical Christians. For instance, most Americans do not believe in salvation by grace, alone; that the Bible is totally accurate in all that it teaches; that they have a personal responsibility for evangelism; that Jesus Christ lived a sinless life; or that Satan is a real being who can influence people’s lives." Of course, the opposite is true: most Evangelical Christians do not accept the beliefs of mainline and liberal Christian churches.
In fact, many conservative Christians do not regard mainline and liberal churches to be part of Christianity.
"Sometimes these same catastrophes were considered to be caused by the devil either directly or through men, women and children who were labeled witches. These so-called witches were tortured and burned at the stake because in the bible, Exodus 22:18 says, "Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live." Over a period of 1,600 years, thousands of people, including Jews, were slaughtered because of this insanity.
In the south of Germany these trials and executions were being directed by Pope Innocent VIII, while in the north the Protestants were conducting the same manner of slaughter. Just think how lucky we have been: there hasn't been a burning at the stake in our country in over 200 years! But who knows what the future has in store for us.
The Dark Ages were not a good time for cats, either. The theologians of the time associated cats with witches and the devil. The devil, witches and cats--I believe that constitutes a trinity. From time to time the Church would stop the killing of cats when it recognized that a high population of cats was associated with a lower mortality in the Black Death epidemics.
But then there's the Roman Catholic church's unique beliefs about Purgatory, salvation, and the Virgin Mary. Another is the belief by Pentecostals that religious conversion, the baptism of the Holy Spirit, leads to the believer speaking "in tongues."
"Evangelicals and non-evangelicals hold sharply contrasting images of God. The former are far more likely than the latter to picture God as Father than as Mother, Master than Spouse, Judge than Lover, Creator than Healer, and Redeemer than Liberator."
Then why do Christians offer up book after book after book on "Apologetics?"
Click here to read Christian "explanations" or "apologetics" regarding the contradictions and "difficulties" of the Bible. The answers are absolutely amazing!!!! Read them for yourself.
Thus, if you are a Southern Baptist, you will be taught to believe that it is your way or the highway.
As a member of a Baptist "flock" you will be told that not only are other world religions somehow "inspired by Satan," but you may be led to believe that, even among CHRISTIAN denominations, yours is the only one going to heaven. You WILL be told that all the rest of humanity is unfortunately doomed to an eternal hellfire in a fiery pit overseen by a creature named Satan who, disguised as a snake, outsmarted God in the very beginning, thus forcing God to humiliate himself by coming to earth with the sole purpose of sacrificing himself.
And all of this, because Eve ate an apple.
Doesn't it strike you as odd that the gods of each of the world's religions just happen to be of the same race as the authors of that religion?
Why I am against organized religion?
In the first place, belief in any religion demands that the believer throws back into God's face the most precious gift He gave to Man - the gift of reason.
Not only does the Church require that you abandon your ability to reason, they put you under house arrest if you refuse. Click here to discover what the Church did to the father of modern astronomy - Galileo.
Religion does not unite. It divides. Just take one look at what's going on in the Middle East. Two groups of people have so much hatred in their hearts for the other due to their differing religious beliefs and their so-called "sacred" sites that they kill those other people. This is nuts!
"Politics in the Middle East is driven by religion," said Osama Abdallah, a Palestinian who is the chairman of the board of the Islamic Association of North Texas. "The Jews are saying, 'This is our Holy Land; God promised it to us.' Muslims are saying, 'This is Haram al-Sharif; this is our holy site.' This is the issue that will make or break [the negotiation]."
More from that same article from the DALLAS MORNING NEWS:
"The art, all these years, was to make sure it remained an Arab-Israeli conflict rather than a Muslim-Jewish conflict," he said. "If it becomes a religious conflict, it becomes a conflict of absolutes."
If religious opposition to negotiation carries the day, some experts say, that means more violence and a greater risk of a larger war that could pull in the United States, affect oil prices or simply make the world a more dangerous place.
The tight bond between faith and public policy was illustrated in recent news reports:
In Jerusalem, Israeli opposition leader Ariel Sharon told an international gathering of some 4,000 evangelical Christians that "the land of Israel is holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims, but it was promised by God only to the Jews."
This is no different than the infamous Crusades.
And what are these so-called holy sites? "Time" Magazine refers to it as the bloody mountain. It is sacred to both Jews and Muslins. It's a 35-acre complex at the heart of old Jerusalem which has been a roadblock to peace and a flash point for violence. It is called the "Temple Mount/Haram Al-Sharif" which was allegedly built about 960 B.C. by King Solomon (according to the Jews). But the Muslims think it's the "Dome of the Rock" - a Muslim shrine over the rock on which Abraham allegedly almost sacrificed Isaac and from which Muhammad ascended to heaven. Another "sacred" area within this 35 acres is the "Al-Aqsa Mosque" which has been rebuilt many times. Muslims say that on arriving from Mecca during his Night Journey, Muhammad tethered his winged horse here.
Are these people out of their frickin' minds or what? A "winged horse?"
It's almost as bad as the Bible's "talking ass" in Numbers 22. This is not difficult stuff here, friends. Horses do not fly and asses don't talk. Try to grasp it.
What difference does it make to me? And what difference should it make to you? I have a 17 year old son who might be called on to "serve his country" if the warring between these two groups of morons gets any more out of hand.
Can you imagine allowing your son to die because one group of people don't have the brains to figure out that horses don't fly. Can you imagine your son's life being wasted on a battlefield because some people actually believe a young girl got pregnant and apparently claimed she was impregnated by a "holy ghost?"
GHOSTS don't make people pregnant!!! Try to grasp that.
There are no such thing as winged horses. Deal with it.
Mary is dead. Live with it.
Donkeys don't talk. Get over that.
I also have a son-in-law who is 28 who could be called upon by his country to defend Israel. He is a Christian. The Orthodox Jewish religion does not recognize Jesus as being anything close to the Son of God.
My thinking is, if the people over there are actually dumb enough to kill each other over who gets to stand in what "holy" spot and when....then let 'em at it. Interfering with them would be like trying to make sense to a drunk...for they are drunk on their own beliefs they have come to call "religion."
The Crusades from one perspective.
It is no different than Catholics and Protestants killing each other over the differences contained within their beliefs.
Killing your brother because he does not agree with you as to what happens to you after you are dead is utter and complete insanity...that insanity being in direct proportion to that amount of reason the believer has forsaken in order to believe in the utterly insane "facts" contained within their religion in the first place. Read on.
And bring your reason along with you.

"...The Church has set up a system of religion very contradictory to the character of the person whose name it bears. It has set up a religion of pomp and of revenue, in pretended imitation of a person whose life was humilty and poverty."

Thomas Paine
Do you realize that men VOTED to "decide" who Jesus really was?
Amongst this diversity of patristic thought the Fathers were united on a number of doctrines without much controversy or discussion. Some of these doctrines include: 1) the existence of One God, 2) sotierology and sacraments, 3) ecclesiastical
authority, 4) the existence of heaven and hell, 5)the existence of an invisible world consisting of angels and demons, 6) regenerative water baptism, and 7) the real presence in the Eucharist. However, many of the doctrines of today such as the Holy Trinity were a result of many years of reflection, dialogue and debate. In fact, prior to formal definition many of the Fathers would seem to have downplayed various aspects of the Trinity or even contradicted the defined doctrine. Prior to definition, doctrinal confusion is expected as the Fathers are grappling with the mysteries of the faith in an attempt to puzzle out the doctrines of the Church. The process between doctrinal chaos to doctrinal clarity is called the development of doctrine. By the end of the patristic age a broad and deep witness was arrived at on most of the cardinal doctrines of the Catholic faith. These include the Blessed Trinity, the nature of Christ, the canon of Scriptures, justification and grace, infallibility of the Church, and doctrines concerning Theotokos, just to name a few.
Two men, believing in their Allah, blew themselves into eternity while destroying this ship and many innocent victims who just happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time.
All in the name of religion.
How can this make sense to a sane person?
Question: Why are these people fighting?
Answer: Religion.
If you're a Christian you believe:
After an insurrection in heaven in which Satan and his followers were cast out (but could not be killed or wounded) --- God put Satan in the pit --- let him out again --- and gave him a triumph over the whole creation? Then you believe that all of mankind was damned by God by the eating of an apple?
How could the early mythologists justify such an absurdity?
The only way to perpetuate an absurdity is to become more absurd.
God comes to the rescue in the form of a man.
Christians would now expect a rational person to believe, under penalty of eternal hell, that this very virtuous and amiable man, Jesus Christ, to be at once both God and Man, and also be the Son of God, celestially begotten, on purpose to be sacrificed, because they say that Eve in her longing had eaten an apple.
Putting aside everything that might excite laughter by its absurdity, or detestation by its profaneness, and confining ourselves merely to an examimation of the parts, it is impossible to conceive of a story more derogatory to the Almighty, more inconsistent with His wisdom, more contradictory to His power, than this story.
In order for the above scenerio to "work" Christians are of the necessity of giving to the being whom they call Satan, a power equally as great, if not greater than they attribute to the Almighty.
If they do NOT give Satan this incredible power, how could they blame him for things like hurricanes, car wrecks, tornados, earthquakes, war, famine, and a million other things?
If you say that "God only allowed Satan to do it" is to say that God is as big as asshole as Satan is. If you don't believe me, ask those who've lost loved ones during such trajedies.
Yet these same people believe that, through God, one man - Moses - parted the waters. Yet, a million Christians all praying at once could not slow down a tornado. Even if they included Pat Robertson and Jerry Falwell in that group. Ten million Christians all praying at once, can't even pray away a fly off the baked goods at a Sunday School picnic.
Since God is love, God would never wish a hurricane upon us, would He? Or an earthquake. Or a colission with a comet. Thus, when one witnesses one of those earthly horrors, Satan once again must have outsmarted God; he got his way once again like he did when god found it necessary to display himself on a cross to be capable of allowing himself to forgive his own creation for eating an apple.
They have not only given Satan the power of liberating himself from the pit, after what they call his fall, they have made that power increase afterward to
Before this fall they represent him only as an angel of limited existence, as they represent the rest. After his fall, he becomes, by their account, onmipresent. He exists everywhere, and at the same time, he occupies the whole immensity of space.
Not content with this deification of Satan (for that is precicely what it is), they represent him as defeating, by stratagem, in the shape of an animal of the creation, all the power and wisdom of the Almighty. They represent him as having compelled the Almighty to the direct necessity either of surrendering the whole of the creation to the government and sovereignty of this Satan, of of capitulating for its redemption by coming down upon earth, and exhibiting Himself upon a cross in the shape of a man.
"Had the inventors of this story told it the contrary way, that is, had they represented the Almighty as compelling Satan to exhibit himself on a cross, in the shape of a snake, as a punishment for his new transgressions, the story would have been less absurd --- less contradictory."
The more unnatural anything is, the more it is capable of becoming the object of dismal admiration.
Much of the above writing is a copy or an update of the writings of Thomas Paine. His link is below.
It is an ususual characterisic still exhibited by some people that the more ridiculous a thing is, the more interested they become in it to the degree that often it becomes the magnet and they become the steel.
Religion is nuts and, belief in it, causes men to go nuts. Witness if you will the reason so many people are now killing each other (including innocent children) in the Middle-East. Why would otherwise rational people be committing these atrocities? They are doing it in the name of their religion.
Would the true God of all the universes make Himself and His glory evident to all equally as in the beauty of the sunset or a single blade of grass, or would it be more likely that the true God would disguise himself to the extent that men cannot recognize him and thus would kill one another because they disagreed as to who He is? Any man is capable of writing words. Not one man is capable of creating even so much as a blade of grass.
Is this what the God who created all things wants? To wear a disguise like Michael Jackson and revel in the fact that they cannot figure out who HE is?
Would God not be so clear to all that He would reveal Himself equally to all in the heavens He created, the smile of a puppy, his creation under your feet as you walk the moist beach, the leaves that blow, the playfulness of a kitten, the smile of a baby, the forests and the mountains and all that is or ever will be...before He would reveal Himself in a hundred manuscripts all written by men and all contrary to the very LAWS HE HAS CREATED.
Would He sit by and watch his creation being destroyed by Satan?
There IS One True God. Each man can see Him equally in the miracle of nature all around him.
Why do I continue to edit and update this page? Why do I denouce the Bible and all world religions? Read on.
October 1, 2000.
Moments after this picture was taken, the 12 year old boy was dead and his father was gravely wounded. The Israeli's and Palestinians are arguing over who gets to worship in the area each considers their so-called "holy land." Or, put more simply, because they do not share the same religion.
Has it never struck you as odd that each of the world's so-called "gods" just happen to be of the same race as the authors?
All of this because two groups of people worship different "gods." How much sense can this make to a rational mind?
If you have wondered why we take the trouble to continue our fight to bring you the TRUTH, just remember the little boy above. He will no longer play with his friends. He will never father children. He is dead because two groups of people disagree on religion.
If you are not evolved, where did you get the Wisdom Teeth?
Innfallible means without flaw. Therefore, something cannot both have flaws and be infallible. A soup would not be good to eat if every ingredient in it were perfect except for the small rodent. Prophets cannot both be from God and be wrong or incorrect on their prophecies or they are relegated to the position of professional liar. If they are "from God" they are infallible and if so, they cannot make a mistake or much less a wrong prophecy or especially a prophecy the opposite of which comes true.
Jeremiah's prophecies did not come true. Here's but one example: Jeremiah 34:2: Jeremiah: "...Yet hear the word of the Lord, O Zedekiah, king of Judah, Thus saith the Lord, of thee. Thou shalt not die by the sword, but thou shalt die in peace..."
Yet in the 52 Chapter of the Book of Jeremiah, verse 10: "And the king of Babylon slew the son of Zedekiah before his eyes,; then he put out the eyes of Zedekiah, and the king of Babylon bound them in chains, and carried them to Babylon, and put them in prison til the day of his death."
Watching one's son getting killed before one's very eyes and then having those same eyes gouged out and then being imprisoned in what was no doubt a very dark and frightful place is not the same thing as "dying in peace."
A preacher might respond in all holy piousness by asking: "But in the name of Jesus, how do you know that the man did not die in peace? That peace one only finds in Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ."
I would not be impressed with another Christain aplogetic in that there is NEVER any reason to find ones self "defending" God as in "apologizing."
Since this man obviously has never had his sons killed before his eyes, then had his eyes gouged out, then forced into prison to die, I will have to side with the obvious, not the imagined. The man did not die a "peaceful" death as the Bible "prophet" claimed he would. Period. End of statement.
If your pastor claims that "the man died in peace," this is but one demonstrable reason that YOU are attending those "services" while I am not.
"The story is simply this: The king of Syria and the king of Isreal made war jointly against Ahaz, king of Judah, and marched their armies toward Jerusalem. Ahaz and his people became alarmed, and the account says in Chapter 7, verse 3-9: That he had nothing to fear and that God had revealed this to Isaiah.
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"Say to him, 'Be careful, keep calm and don't be afraid. Do not lose heart because of these two smoldering stubs of firewood -- because of the fierce anger of Rezin and Aram and of the son of Remaliah. Aram, Ephraim and Remalish's son have plotted your ruin, saying 'Let us invade Judah, let us tear the son of Tabeel king over it.' Yet this is what the Sovereign Lord says:
'It will not take place, it will not happen,
for the head of Aram is Damascus, and the head of Damascus is only Rezin."
Isaiah spoke these words to Ahaz.
Following this false prophecy comes the phrase: "born of a virgin" which is a "sign" Isaiah gives to Ahaz to assure him that the words he spoke were true. The words "born of a virgin" was no more a prediction of the coming of Jesus than a camel fart. And, to make the situation even worse for those who chose to believe the Bible, the very opposite comes true, proving Isaiah to be, at the very best, a false prophet. In the 28th Chapter of the second book of Chronicles, we read the account: Ahaz was defeated and destroyed, a hundred and twenty thousand of his people were slaughtered, Jerusalem was plundered, and two hundred thousand women, and sons and daughters, carried into captivity. This much for this lying prophet.
2 Chronicles 28:1: "Ahaz was twenty two years old when he became king...verse 3... Therefore the lord his God handed him over to the king of Aram. The Aramites defeated him and took many of his people as prisoners and brought them to Damascus. He was also given into the hands of the king of Isreal, who influced heavy casualties on him."
If one rationalizes: "Well, perhaps the circumstances changed between the prophecy and the actual event," one has just begged the question:
What is a prophecy if it cannot see beyond circumstance?
Everything that is true must be based on circumstance which is a part of the very existence in which we find ourselves, and therefore it could only be explained away by stating the opposite and that would merely not be the truth. However, it would, of necessity become the stuff of so-called prophets.
Has it not ever occurred to you that the God's of each of the world's religions just happen to be of the same race as the authors? The Arabic god is Arabic. The Buddah is Oriental. The Jew's god is Jewish. Is it likely that the Arabic god would be Jewish anymore than it is likely that the Jewish god would be Arabic?
Christianity begins with the impossible and thus obviously concocted assumption that we are all "worms" and "unworthy" creatures all collectively because a man and woman ate a piece of fruit over 16,800 years ago and we are still accountable for it? How can a just God judge a people for doing something wrong when those persons had no control over the outcome and thus had no control over that which was done that was right and that which was done that was wrong and, if they had have known, they would have had to have been either too far ahead in time or too far back there to do anything about it anyway.
Plus, how could a sane God judge you for something over which you had no control? To believe such is to feel the first onset of the first principle of Christianity:
In other words, how can I be responsible for my parents behavior when I was not here at that time?
Try this: Look at it from the other direction. It is like saying that you are to be cursed because your great, great, great, great, great, great grandson steals a bicycle.
If Mike Tyson says claims that he is going to eat his next opponent's children, it's nuts. If Christians talk about eating flesh and drinking blood it is somehow expected to sound "holy."
I can remember Jesus or any other historical figure without "eating of his flesh and drinking his blood."
But, such is Christianity. It makes what is normal into the impossible and what is impossible into the norm.

How long was Jesus "in the earth?"
According to the Bible, he died on "Good Friday" at around 2 in the afternoon and was resurrected on "Easter Sunday" morning at around sunrise (depending upon which of the four Gospels you choose to believe ... they all differ).
That is simply not three days and three NIGHTS. Yet, according to the Bible, Jesus compared himself to Jonah claiming that "like Jonah was in the belly of a whale, so will the son of man be in the earth for three days and three NIGHTS."
"But it happens, awkwardly enough, that Christ, according to their account, was but one day and two nights in the grave; about 36 hours instead of 72, that is, the Friday night, the Saturday, and the Saturday night; for they say he was up on the Sunday morning by sunrise, or before. But as this fits quite as well as the hit and kick in Genesis, or the virgin and her son in Isaiah, it will pass in the lump of orthodox things." -Thomas Paine.
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Quotes from Matthew 12:40 "For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the whale's belly, so shall the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth."
The simple truth is that the above is not true. Period. Christians must abandon Truth in order to see what is they want to believe is TRUE? This fact has flown past Christians who do not care enough to look upward to see or even feel what we know to be true. They like to base everything else in their lives on facts, but when it comes to Jesus, facts as we know them become meaningless. Think about it. Christians believe what they are told without bothering to ask questions.
Therein lies the problem.

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Numbers 31: verse 13:
"And Moses, and Eleazar the priest, and all the princes of the congregation went forth to meet them without the camp; and Moses was wroth with the officers of the host, with the captains over thousands, and captains over hundreds, which came from the battle; and Moses said unto them,
'Have ye saved all the women alive?'
Behold, these caused the children of Isreal, through the council of Balaam, to commit trespass against the Lord in the matter of Peor, and there was a plague among the congregation of the Lord. Now therefore, kill every male among the little ones, and kill every women that hath known a man by lying with him; but all the women-children that have not known a man by lying with hin, keep alive for yourselves."
Thomas Paine writes concerning the above verses:
"Among the detestable villains that in any period of the world have disgraced the name of man, it is impossible to find a greater than Moses, if this account be true. Here is an order to butcher the boys, to massacre the mothers and debauch the daughters. Let any mother put herself in the situation of those mothers; one child murdered, other destined to violation, and herself in the hands of an executioner; let any daughter put herself in the situation of those daughters, destined as a prey to the murderers of a mother and a brother, and what will be their feelings?"..."People in general do not know what wickedness there is in this pretended Word of God. Brought up in habits of superstition, they take it for granted that the Bible is true, and that it is good; they permit themselves not to doubt of it, and they carry the ideas they form of the benevolence of the Almighty to the book which they have been taught to believe was written by His authority. Good heavens! It is quite another thing; it is a book of lies, wickedness and blasphemy; for what can be greater blasphemy than to ascribe the wickedness of man to the orders of the Almighty?"
Both the Israeli's and the Palestinians consider certain sections of Jerusalem as "holy." They believe this enough to die for it. Yet, they cannot both be right.
"Imagine no religion." - John Lennon
Thomas Paine did not make money off the sale of his book, "The Age of Reason." Rather, he was sentenced to die for writing it.
If Mr. Thomas Paine had a belief so powerful he was willing to die for it, how then is he to be less respected and admired than any of Jesus' disciples who allegedly died in Jesus' name or any of the modern day "holy men" who die for their so-called "religion?"
Lots of people died in Waco, but that doesn't mean they were right.
Does it?
One only need ask oneself a single question:
"If God created everything," who created Satan?
Whoever did, messed up bigtime.
Would the true God of the Universe make such an outstanding mistake as to knowingly create a monster and then unleash that monster upon the image He created of Himself in what He, in his own writing called
That makes about as much sense as putting your newborn baby in a yard full of angry pit bulls.
Would the God you worship allow you to be eaten by pit bulls???
NO! That would be too good for you. This so-called God would instead rather allow you to be tormented forever in a "lake of fire" because you used the brain He gave you to figure out that this premise does not make any sense???
God cannot both love you and, at the same time, allow you to be tormented for the eternity He has created.
More from the Dallas Morning News Article 10/26/00
Both sides agree that something important happened long ago on this small hill.
For Jews and Christians, this is where the Bible says Abraham offered Isaac, the miracle son of his old age, to God as a sacrifice. Generations later, Solomon built God's Temple on the same spot. The temple was destroyed in 586 B.C., rebuilt about 70 years later and destroyed again in A.D. 70. Only the western wall of an outer enclosure survived – the so-called Wailing or Western Wall.
Orthodox tradition holds that the temple will be rebuilt on the original site – where the mosque now stands – in the days of the messiah. Synagogues all over the world are built so that worshipers face the ancient temple site.
For Muslims, the sacrifice offered by Abraham was of Ishmael, a different son, on a different hill. So the Muslim focus on Jerusalem starts with Mohammed, the final prophet of Islam, who lived from A.D. 570 to 632. The Koran says: "Glory to Allah who did take his servant for a journey by night from the Sacred Mosque to the Farthest Mosque to the Precincts we did bless in order that we might show him some of our signs."
According to Muslim tradition, this verse describes a trip from Mecca (the Sacred Mosque) to Jerusalem (the Farthest Mosque) and then to heaven. The place of departure: Mount Moriah, where the temple once stood. And the Western Wall is where the prophet tethered his winged beast before the journey.
Muslims revere David, Solomon and Jesus as prophets – all linked to Jerusalem. Mohammed originally ordered Muslims to pray toward Jerusalem before shifting to Mecca. And Muslims had places of worship built atop the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif not long after Mohammed's death.
Both sides can cite history as why they don't trust the other to control their holy sites.
In Memory of Steve Allen
"The Bible has been interpreted to justify such evil practices as, for example, slavery, the slaughter of prisoners of war, the sadistic murders of women believed to be witches, capital punishment for hundreds of offenses, polygamy, and cruelty to animals. It has been used to encourage belief in the grossest superstition and to discourage the free teaching of scientific truths. We must never forget that both good and evil flow from the Bible. It is therefore not above criticism.[Steve Allen, Steve Allen, on the Bible Religion & Morality]
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