How strong is your Christian Faith?

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    That's a difficult choice. It's difficul to live their faith too.
     
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    This story puts the "persecution" of Christians in America in perspective.
     
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    I'd LIKE to think that I'd stand my ground... but I can't honestly say that I'd be able to.

    The thing is... we all know we will die. Each of us that is physically born, owes a physical death. But the fear of pain and the method of our death is enough to make even the strongest man balk.

    Much like POW's make false confessions, I consider false conversions in a similar light. God knows what is in the person's heart.

    In the Book of Revelations... it is said that everyone will take the number of the Beast or else they will not be able to buy or sell, and eventually will be under the threat of death if they do not acquiesce. But God isn't as interested in one's physical faults as much as what is in one's heart.

    IMO... one can profess to be one of the most devout of Christians and even follow God's word to a tee. But if they have evil in their hearts(which we all do) and look down upon other people who aren't able to abide... that is just as much of a sin(even MORESO) than the sinner that they look down upon.
     
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    This is covered in the Bible. That he has not renounced his faith says allot about the guy. I envy him for his faith, and hope that if I am ever in his position that I would be able to hold out.
     
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    How can someone follow God to a tee and yet not be humble?
     
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    I don't know.... either the "holier than thou" crowd have managed to do it... or they are just trying to hide their own sins by pointing out the sins in others. I'm guessing the latter... but that would be a judgment call and as I have said before, I do my best not to judge because I can't read into people hearts and souls.

    But yes... I admire the man too. Like I said... I'd like to THINK I'd do the same... but there's no way I couls sit here and say that I would and have it be an honest statement.
     
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    How strong is your Christian Faith?

    If you support our troops fighting all these bogus wars (because they're leading us to armaggeddon and the second coming of christ), then your faith is strong. Just like General Jesus would have wanted.
     
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    My faith is in "facts". And it's very strong.
     
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    Faith is the absence of facts. Having faith means that you accept the absence of facts but believe anyways. So it's your delusions that are very strong.
     

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