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My journey so far
#1
My journey so far
I guess I started out like everyone else: not even being aware of the concept of God. Somewhere along the road, I must have been told about God but I cant now remember that happening. I got sent to Sunday School and got indoctrinated into Evangelical Christianity. At 13, I did that "Save Me Jesus, You Are My Lord!" thing, but my conversion to evangelical Christianity didn't last more than 3-4 years. My sexual habits drove a wedge between me and God, you see, and though I prayed and prayed and prayed and then prayed some more for God to purge me of my unclean acts, God did nothing. Except watch, that is.

Once I was outside of Christian influences, I began to wonder if this God I'd been told about was really what people said he was: kind, benevolent, just. Then I tried to reconcile that with the supposed ultimate fate of the wicked: eternal damnation, which to an evangelical is that burning-in-hell thing.

When I was 30 or so, I met some Mormon missionaries. They explained that the rest of Chritendom had got that stuff all wrong. They told me about their three kingdoms thing, wherein almost everybody got to live eternally in kingdoms of decreasing luxury. So I became a Mormon for a very short while, but left when that sexual habits thing got in the way again.

These days I'm still looking for an answer to does-god-or-doesnt-god-exist. And I've turned my back on Jehovah now. If he exists - and I really hope he doesnt - I think he should be opposed rather than worshipped.

Wasn't that Lucifer's battle-cry? Confusedhock:
The interesting thing about Truth is that Truth is still Truth even if the devil speaks it. The interesting thing about Lies is that Lies are still Lies even if God speaks them.
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#2
RE: My journey so far
I've noticed that the Abrahamic god does a lot of condemning things which are totally human and natural. Like fucking.

If that god does exist, I oppose him fervently, and reject him completely. What an asshole!

Thanks for sharing, and congrats on ditching the douche!
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#3
RE: My journey so far
(January 6, 2012 at 12:35 pm)JudgeDracoAmunRa Wrote: If he exists - and I really hope he doesnt
You don't need to hope he doesn't exist, it's the people who think he's real that need the hope.

Quote:I think he should be opposed rather than worshipped.

Amen to that.
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RE: My journey so far
(January 6, 2012 at 12:42 pm)aleialoura Wrote: I've noticed that the Abrahamic god does a lot of condemning things which are totally human and natural. Like fucking.

If that god does exist, I oppose him fervently, and reject him completely. What an asshole!

Thanks for sharing, and congrats on ditching the douche!

From my days within Christendom, I can say that God doesn't actually condemn fucking as such. What he condems is fucking he doesn't approove of. Which, according to modern interpretations of the bible, means any kind of sex outside of heterosexual marriage. Technically though, there's actually a loophole in the old testament you can use to get around that.

And get this, there was a time when God approoved of incest. When Adam and Eve had kids, those kids could only marry and reproduce with each other. It isn't until you get to the (I think) books of the Law, that God actually gets around to banning incest.

Wow! God's plan for the future of the human race relied on brother-sister incest. Isn't he the kinky one?

I suppose I'd better throw away the duct tape and put the hamster back in it's cage. Undecided
The interesting thing about Truth is that Truth is still Truth even if the devil speaks it. The interesting thing about Lies is that Lies are still Lies even if God speaks them.
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#5
RE: My journey so far
And then a really weird thing happened...

Jehovah came back into my life and sort of gave me a smiting I'll never forget. There was this enormous spiritual battle. Some angels exorcised the demons that had taken up residence within my mind. Now, Jesus lives in my heart, and his dad Jehovah lives in my mind.

Aren't I the lucky one?

You too could be just as lucky if only you'd believe...

Thinking
The interesting thing about Truth is that Truth is still Truth even if the devil speaks it. The interesting thing about Lies is that Lies are still Lies even if God speaks them.
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#6
RE: My journey so far
Are you fucking with us?
Even if the open windows of science at first make us shiver after the cozy indoor warmth of traditional humanizing myths, in the end the fresh air brings vigor, and the great spaces have a splendor of their own - Bertrand Russell
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#7
RE: My journey so far
Im hispanic, other than the obvious reasons to not beleive in god I think of all the evil done in his name. I think of the millions of jews he allowed to be subjected to sadistic science experiments, gassed in chambers, shot to death in the street, forced to live in walled up ghettos till they starved or ate eachother. I think of crusaders who killed hundreds of thousands of innocent muslims. I think of child prostitutes born into a life of servitude and condemed to fend for themselves when their used up and abandoned. I think of los zetas mexican terrorist, founded and funded by american government. I think of innocent african's murded and forced into slavery. I think of the spanish conquering the incas, aztecas and killing the men, raping the women then forcing their own bastard children into slavedom. I think of marting luther king and the entire civl rights era leaders and black panthers. I think of Arizona white supremacist vigilantees murdering entire families on the border.

I would sooner slit my wrist and end my life before I bow down on my knees to evil christian whites.
Live every day as if already dead, that way you're not disappointed when you are. Big Grin
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#8
RE: My journey so far
(March 30, 2012 at 2:01 pm)Faith No More Wrote: Are you fucking with us?

Poe or just really stupid? Thinking
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