Just found the most hilarious picture to post on Twilight sucks, but it’ll have to wait until after I sleep because it’s just that funny. I seriously died when I saw it. XD
You are mean. :(
The ‘j’ is also ‘zu’
Weird that they have two letters the same.
Mine is: Tadokiarika
Kushikimeka. I like mine :3
Katakunakatoteshika “Katakuna”for short haha
mine’s Takashika cutee haha
I wonder if this is how they pick names for those asian companies…Toshiba…
Sounds about right :P
Just out of curiosity, With you being a Christian, what branch of it do you belong too?
helloooo. i know it sounds weird, but the church i go to is non-denominational. which basically means is doesnt belong to any branch.. its a newish church.. only about 5 or 6 years old.. and iv been going there since i became a christian a few years ago.
I go to other church’s too, but i base my faith on my relationship with God.. not a type of church.. so by reading the bible, praying and hanging out with other christians. i dont believe in rules.. but in love and grace :) hope that makes sense!
I hate the fact that when I meet other Christians one of their first questions is “Which denomination do you belong to?” or “What church do you go to?”
Isn’t it enough that we are both Christians?
Yes I gather together with Christians every Sunday, and often on other days of the week, to worship God through singing, praying and speaking. But I do not BELONG to that group.
I belong to the universal church, made up of all the genuine christians on the earth today, those who went before and those who are yet to come.
Why can’t we Christians today be one?
All the denominations serve to do is to seperate us, to break us down, to make us concentrate on our differences, when really shouldn’t we be celebrating our Saviour?
And I care why? Seriously I have no problem with people liking it as long as they do not gang up on me for not liking it.
I love Twilight.
Agree. Concerning material wealth the only promise that was ever made to those that follow God is that all there needs will be provided to them. I have christian friends who are living on the edge of poverty and they can testify that all their needs have been provided for. Just when they seem to have no food left, someone invites them for a meal, etc. etc. I must say that their are two groups of people I despise. People who use the name of Christianity to further their own wealth and ambition and those who preach hate in the name of Jesus. Nothing angers me more than people who say “God hates…” God LOVES every man on this planet, even though not a single one of us deserves that love. Anyone who says otherwise is a hypocrite and false prophet.
it angers me that people who claim to be christians and clearly aren’t give Jesus and christians a bad name
- westboro baptist church
- joel osteen
- robert schuller
- people who claim to be christian and think that Jesus only called sinners to repent, not people who already thought they were righteous
2 Corinthians 4:4 The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
I might regret asking this (ignorence is bliss!) but what don’t you like about Joel Osteen? I’ve always found him pretty encouraging.
He preaches a false gospel. He preaches that if you believe in God and give to the church, God will make you rich, healthy and successful. Absolute heresy. Anything that falls away from biblical, orthodox, historical Christianity it ceases to be Christianity. He has essentially taken a few bible verses totally out of context and just put forward a god that basically does what you want it to do. In scripture, a possible result of believing in Jesus is actually the exact opposite of what he says, you might become poor and sick. What would he say about the Christians in poor parts of the world? He would probably say they don’t have enough faith. For goodness sake, we worship a homeless Galilean peasant. Essentially he is saying, the more faith you have, the less you have to be like Jesus.
He seeks to make people feel good about themselves, rather than preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ unapologetically. He never deals with sin, judgement or the wrath of God. In an interview in a round-about way he denied Jesus was the only way to salvation. He believes in a different Jesus and preaches a false gospel. He is a false teacher, there are no two ways about it.
Seriously, with so many of you doing it it is not cool.
I know, with an absolute certainty, that God wants me at my current church. He’s made it exceptionally clear. While it’s not always my favorite place to be, I know it’s where I need to be for now. So I’m there, waiting on God.
But after last weeks sermon (if you don’t trust someone you haven’t forgiven them -sent me into a massive crisis of faith from which I’m still recovering to be honest but I’m okay), and a couple of other weeks as well he’s given incorrect doctrine that hasn’t affected me as much… I don’t trust my pastor. I don’t trust his sermons. And I was too tired to sift through on Sunday morning. And I was too scared to stay in there and trust him to tell me the truth. So I went for worship and the baptism and then I left, sat in my car and read my bible which was awesome and has some God and me time and then I came back in when I heard the last song playing.
I don’t know what to do. Part of me wants to tell my pastor what he did to me, how bad it was. He keeps saying he feels as if he’s failing the church and he’s not sure he as the heart to be a minister anymore. My church is sick and flailing around and we’re losing the Spirit. I want to tell him that maybe that’s God prompting him, I feel it is.
I know it’s no excuse but I’m so young (21) and I’m at a very tradition church (wary of women in leadership and authority). I would go if I would be heard. But I won’t be. He’ll tell me that I’m wrong. That I don’t know what I’m talking about. He’ll break my heart some more. I know he will and that’s my fear.
There’s a lot of problems and I want to speak up but if I do, They’ll just assume I want to be taking those roles and I don’t. But the church is sick and something needs to be done
But back to my original problem: How am I meant to keep attending a church when I’m too… something… to listen to the sermons? To hear my pastor speak? How am I meant to encourage my non-christian friends to come to church? What am I meant to do?
I don’t know what to do. My heart’s breaking, my mind is torn and my spirit just wants to go home. I would love and appreciate any thoughts on this.
Do I stay at the church I know God wants me at and
a) do nothing, suck it up.
b) keep avoiding the sermons
c) talk to the pastor about how wrong he was
Or do I leave?
I can see that you are in a dilemma here.
I don’t think there is any right or wrong answer, and i think that the most important thing is to pray and see were God leads you.
I will add to this though. There is a phrase we use at our church-“It is better to be livingly wrong, then dead right”. The point of this is that sometimes people get things wrong, and it can annoy us, but we have to be careful at how we correct them, so that we ourselves to not become dead (in spirit), and that we don’t make them dead. Also, while their are some very important truths that we must never deny (eg Jesus’s divinity) other matters it’s not important that we have them 100% right all the time.
Also is there someone older than you that you can talk to without them judging you, whom you can voice your concerns with, and perhaps if you do get the leading to talk to your pastor, whom can support you.
Anyway, I hope that helps, but just remember to keep praying and to do what will give you inner peace.
Ancient Chinese proverb.
I heard this as “Quote of the Day” my senior year of highschool, in late February. At that point it only served to remind me that I was afraid of loving someone, so I let them go. They came back months later, with just a simple hello. So I gave them a chance, it felt right.
Ephesians 2:1-9 (via peacenotwar)
This is my life story.
I am glad that there are still some people out there defending those with eating disorders. It seems to me that there are more and more misconceptions about eating disorders all the time, which make it harder for those who actually have eating disorders to come out. I have one friend with a mix of anorexia and bulimia who is too afraid to tell her parents because their reaction will be that she ‘just wants attention’ and the it can be fixed if she just starts eating, when in reality she needs to go into care, but she can’t afford it. I do what I can for her, but she is on the other side of the world from me? What can I do?
i am not even back in the country yet and people are already spreading rumours.
pathetic. get over yourselves.
someone told someone else that i am supposedly in a competition to see who can become the most anorexic. which is beyond stupid. what annoys me most about it is that people are clearly ignoring the fact that eating disorders are a serious illness, and not something to be bitched and lied about *sigh*. i wish people would grow up.
ahh that’s kinda of horrible :S
who makes things up like that.