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IF God said: Why Should I Let You Into My Heaven What Would You Say?

  1. Thinkaboutit77 profile image77
    Thinkaboutit77posted 8 years ago

    What say ye?

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      sandra rinckposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      I would say...because you made me put up with this sh*t, now I did my part, so let me in. LOL.  smile smile smile

    2. mohitmisra profile image60
      mohitmisraposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      You are God.
      Would you stop yourself from entering your own home?
      Poet Mohit.K.Misra

    3. Jeromeo profile image61
      Jeromeoposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      If every one is going to heaven, why did God create [Earth] and then say that the meek shall inherit it?  Who are the meek an alien life form coming after the end?

      Were we desighned to live in heaven, or will we need breathing apperatus to survive?

      The Hub, with all due respect, creates more questions than can be answered by thinking we all go to heaven.

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        TellitlikeIseeitposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        You ask many a good question,
        well from My TellitlikeIseeit way,YHWH created Earth,then he cast Shatan there,then he placed man there as a punishment.Then said in the Last book ,revelations it is said that Shatan has only a short time to do his works,in humans this could be a long time,but to YHWH it is short.

        Well we would be the Alien lifeform,caused we were placed here,why we need breathing apperatices is up to YHWH,maybe cause he didn't want us leaving till he comes back.

        I may be new,but I love a challange to TellitlikeIseeit.

        What Would be your answers to your posed questions?I also like to know how other people see it.

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      DaMaGeD_GooDzposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Here is what I would say even though God's not my thing:

      "Harps and trumpets irritate the hell out of me, if I can't sin in Heaven you were lying about the whole do as you like bit, swearing is fun and I probably do it far too often, I'm not sorry for my 'sins', you must have been on some really great drugs when you created giraffes, why are you holding a grudge over the whole Lucifer bit and telling other people not to hold them?, oh, and why is there spinach in your teeth?"

      "Anyway, there is absolutely no reason you should let me in, especially since I don't want to be stuck forever with those annoy chubby cherubs you see in pictures (unless I get an arrow and get to play cupid with them), but you should definately let me in just to piss off everybody else, and because i'll bring you a toothpick for that spinach. It's annoying me!!!" big_smile

  2. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    I would say "I suggest you stop peddling this rubbish in this way and move over to the religion forum where it at least has some relevance. Or maybe the fantasy/entertainment forum?"

    Unless you think your religion is actually politics.

    In which case you would appear to be more enlightened than I thought.

    And honest.

    No

  3. Mark Bennett profile image61
    Mark Bennettposted 8 years ago

    Your Heaven sux?

    All the fun activities go to the sinners, after all ... Hell would be more fun.

  4. BeatsMe profile image82
    BeatsMeposted 8 years ago

    heh heh.  Beats me? big_smile

  5. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    Hmmm. No fair moving this thread from the politics forum to the religion forum without saying anything.

    1. Misha profile image75
      Mishaposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      There were three of them - two in Politics, and one in Religion tongue

      1. Mark Knowles profile image60
        Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Can't remember if I answered one of those, but I am a little miffed this was moved and made my comment look so stupid.

  6. kerryg profile image86
    kerrygposted 8 years ago

    I don't know, but I'm not going to beg. If He (She? It?) doesn't think I deserve to go, presumably He has good reason, and really, if He doesn't want me just because I'm agnostic (despite doing my best to lead a good sort of life), why do I even WANT to go? The concept of heaven as some sort of elite club for the "true believers" has always disturbed me.

  7. jimmythejock profile image83
    jimmythejockposted 8 years ago

    "IF God said: Why Should I Let You Into My Heaven What Would You Say?"
    I would look him straight in the eye and say because I am Jimmythejock big_smile
    .....jimmy

  8. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    Probably this was the least harmful solution wink

  9. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    Is it a sin to delete religious spammers then? Go to hell kind of sin. big_smile

    1. Misha profile image75
      Mishaposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      There was a valuable contribution from the respected member of community on this thread - it could not be deleted tongue

      1. Mark Knowles profile image60
        Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        LOL

        I guess it's better than the ones where they delete the OP and leave my comments instead LOL

        Makes it look like I am talking to myself. wink

      2. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
        Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you!

        I assume you were talking about me...

        big_smile

        1. Mark Knowles profile image60
          Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          Of course he was. big_smile

  10. waynet profile image47
    waynetposted 8 years ago

    Please!, because I burned my arse in hell!!

  11. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
    Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago

    We are now able to go boldly before the throne and step into our inheritance.  No questions asked.  I'd just walk right through the door...smiling. big_smile

  12. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
    Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago

    I knew it!

  13. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    Nope, I meant Mr. Comic tongue

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    SirDentposted 8 years ago

    I can see that nearly every reply to this question is a joke. It is good to laugh for sure, but do any of you have a well thought out answer for the question posed?

    1. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
      Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      I was dead serious.  No joke.

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        SirDentposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        My oversight Pete.

        Misha, have you given it any thought at all? Do you think one must first be prepared to enter into heaven?

        1. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
          Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          No sweat.

          What would your answer be?  I ask that in all sincerity.

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            SirDentposted 8 years ago in reply to this

            My answer would be; I am unworthy.

            1. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
              Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago in reply to this

              While our sinner-saved-by-grace tendency is to say this, I believe you are the righteousness of God through faith, and, thus, worthy indeed.

            2. Mark Knowles profile image60
              Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

              SirDent - What on earth has made you feel you are unworthy? All jokes aside and speaking as a person rather than an atheist, which appears to be despicable to you. I know pain when I see it. Why do you feel this way?

              Peter - this is why the damn thing needs re-writing.

              1. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
                Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                No rewriting necessary, just de-indoctrination.  I understand what SirDent is saying, and I think many people believe this and feel this way (I often do) (the pharmaceutical industry thrives on this), but the truth is that if we are unworthy, then Jesus' sacrifice was insufficient.  And it was not.

                This is the gospel, and that is why it will prevail in the end.

                1. Mark Knowles profile image60
                  Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                  Peter - I would prefer to wait for SirDent's answer - if he wishes to. We are hearing different things, you and I.

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                  SirDentposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                  Actually Mark, I see it differently. If we were all worthy, then Jesus sacrifice would have been in vain. Jesus died for those who are unworthy to recieve anything that is good and decent. As men we are all unworthy.

                  One must be covered by the blood of the Lamb on order to gain entrance into heaven. There is no other way.

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                    sandra rinckposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                    Then if all men are unworthy, then all men will go.  We all pay the price to enter, it's called death.

                  2. Mark Knowles profile image60
                    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                    So, why the pain then ? Is this the way ? The only way is pain. Unworthiness?  I understand the metaphors, but I also hear the pain.

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              sandra rinckposted 8 years ago in reply to this

              I think God wants worthy people. lol

    2. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      This thread was moved from an inappropriate forum and replaced here. My first reply was moved at the same time. That was the joke. Guess you didn't notice huh?

      The question is rather funny too.

      There's is a really simple answer to this question:

      "Actually, it's my heaven. Get out of my seat."

      1. Mark Knowles profile image60
        Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        OK. I will play.

        Is it good to laugh? When was the last time you laughed? All I hear is pain, pride and "I am better than you."

        And every reply to the question was not a joke. No one had replied because this question was posed as an advertisement for the OPs hubs.

        Make me laugh. Or alternatively, give me a well thought out response that does not rely on quoting some one else's words.

        A challenge, no less. big_smile

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          SirDentposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          When I first read this thread it was in the religion forum where it should be. I had no idea it was posted in another forum nor that it was used to promotes someone's hubs.

          1. Mark Knowles profile image60
            Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

            I know. Even though I told you. And clearly, you did not read the thread all the way through before making a contribution.

            And it is not so much what you say, as how you say it.

            Feel free to start another thread. I promise I will keep away from it.

          2. Mark Knowles profile image60
            Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

            An answer then ?

  15. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    Sir Dent, I will deal with that when I hear the question from God directly smile I don't need middle-men.

  16. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    No. Not in a Christian sense at least.

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    SirDentposted 8 years ago

    Is there any sense in continuing this thread?

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      You could say sorry.

    2. kerryg profile image86
      kerrygposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      My question is, why is God asking this question at all if He's supposed to be omniscient?

      1. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
        Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        You are correct (see my first response), but the question was posed as a hypothetical, so the OP skates by on a technicality...

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    Graceful Guardianposted 8 years ago

    Well I say you were created in your heaven,and if you are asked why should I be here,you should say,because you already placed me here.For it Was My Birth Right.And never mind the scoffers for they can not handle the bad day they are having so they have to become a bully and pick on someone who has a right to believe,so they dont feel as bad about themselves.

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    sandra rinckposted 8 years ago

    Really I think God will just say, Welcome to my Kingdom, would you like to come in?  And all you have to say is yes or no.

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    Graceful Guardianposted 8 years ago

    Well that is a nice answer Sandra,we have free choice so some say.

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    Graceful Guardianposted 8 years ago

    I for one wish I didnt have to murder anyone.

  22. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
    Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago

    I agree with you, SirDent, and it's that very covering that makes you righteous and worthy.  We are new creations.

  23. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    So you are worthy then?

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      SirDentposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      I am unworthy, but Christ in me is worthy.

      1. Mark Knowles profile image60
        Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Then you are not unworthy. You were just using a metaphor. When you say I am unworthy you are just saying the words. You do not actually believe you are unworthy?

        I feel the pride also.

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          SirDentposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          Feel whatever you want Mark. I was asked a question and I answered it honestly. I am not saying that pride isn't in me at all, but I didn't answer it in pride.

          1. Mark Knowles profile image60
            Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

            What did you answer it in then? All I hear is pain and pride. And stock, empty answers repeated verbatim.

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              SirDentposted 8 years ago in reply to this

              *yawns* Tear down as much as you wish. I answered honestly and you don't like my answer. I didn't expect you to like it anyway. I must also go offline for now. I will be back later so you can poke and prod more if you like.

              1. Mark Knowles profile image60
                Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

                ciao

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    sandra rinckposted 8 years ago

    maybe it's unworthy of earth but worthy in Heaven.

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    Graceful Guardianposted 8 years ago

    Sure another good answer,from My point of view,Sirdent

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    sandra rinckposted 8 years ago

    Sir Dent, do you really believe that people, good people will burn in Hell?

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      SirDentposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Who says what's good and what isn't? Who is to say that a person is good? How do you detemine they are good?



      Jesus died for those who still say that. They must accept Jesus sacrifice in order to gain entrance.

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        sandra rinckposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        can't argue the first point. 

        By accept, do you mean just acknowlege that he died for us?

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    sandra rinckposted 8 years ago

    What if someone said, I am not worthy of Christ?

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    Graceful Guardianposted 8 years ago

    I guess that would fall under our free will section,me for one not wanting to murder anyone would leave me unworthy of him ,wouldnt you say?

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Was that directed at me? If so, please elucidate.

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      SirDentposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Free will would be a great debate topic. Do we really have free will or are we bound by something?

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    Graceful Guardianposted 8 years ago

    No ,I said I do Not want to murder anyone,and that includes Christ,so in many contents that would make me unworthy.Even if it was my Birth Right.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      I do not want to murder anyone either. Does that make me worthy?

      Not understanding. Please be more clear. Thank you.

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    Graceful Guardianposted 8 years ago

    We are bound with what we ourselves bind,for they said what you bind on earth you bind in heaven,and what you lose on earth you lose in heaven.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Clearer please.

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        sandra rinckposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        interception LOL,  this place called Earth is heaven.

  31. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
    Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago

    I've got to run for now, more later.

    By the way, I agree with SirDent, free will would be a very interesting thread...

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    Graceful Guardianposted 8 years ago

    Well,if being covered with the blood of Christ means that I myself have murdered him,And that is what would make me worthy,I would not murder him,so Therefore in my opinion I would not be worthy.I hope you understand.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      I do understand. I am worthy in that case.

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    Graceful Guardianposted 8 years ago

    Well you may not understand, but it is what it is,And what is not understood is not understood.So between us there is little understanding.Sorry

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      No. I understand. I murder Christ every time I question the existence of god or your belief system. Therefore I am worthy. It is what it is.

      Sorry you don't understand. Maybe in the next life?

  34. futonfraggle profile image85
    futonfraggleposted 8 years ago

    Uneventful and repetitive--I feel like I'm reading Waiting for Godot...

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    Graceful Guardianposted 8 years ago

    Well then I'll sit with the three Mary's and grieve while you murdering my son,my brother,and my husband,and my friend.Sorry you dont understand.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      I will murder them again if it helps. Sorry you just aren't getting it.

      Godot never did arrive. I sat there waiting and waiting........

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        sandra rinckposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        I can't remember if I ever asked you Mark, how come you don't believe in God?

        1. Mark Knowles profile image60
          Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          Now that's the question. To be continued.......... But I will answer.

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    Graceful Guardianposted 8 years ago

    And then there is the covenant of thou shall not murder,and I chose not to break this covenant.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Sorry. I thought you were being metaphysical. As far as I understand it, Jesus is already dead.

      And I didn't kill him.

      Guess you meant the real world. In that case. I won't be killing anyone.

      Glad we understand each other at last.

  37. futonfraggle profile image85
    futonfraggleposted 8 years ago

    Okay, the question was: "IF God said: Why Should I Let You Into My Heaven What Would You Say?"

    Graceful Guardian, I'm really confused by your responses. Your first response "because you already placed me here.For it Was My Birth Right" and than later it became "I'm not worthy." Which one is it?

    Even though I'm late on this topic, I thought I'd add my two cents before I have a brain aneurysm.

    I'd say: Look God, you and me--we're tight. We're like peanut butter and jelly, you dig? But I hear this guy Mark Knowles knows a thing or two about real estate. It would be nice if you let me into YOUR heaven, but if that falls through I've got good credit.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      LOL - I will put a word in.

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      sandra rinckposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      LOL, too funny.  smile

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    Graceful Guardianposted 8 years ago

    I also said even though its my birth right,I am not worthy.For we "in the belief structure"are created in heaven,and it has been said we shall return to the place we were created,so there the birth right,but if I have to murder him to be there,I will not,so from this I would not be worthy.Good Question.

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    Graceful Guardianposted 8 years ago

    So, laugh on powers of discouragement,for you already had little faith,cause of your beliefs.If breaking a covenant makes me worthy,I chose not to believe in this falsehood.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      ?

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    Graceful Guardianposted 8 years ago

    See I told you there is no understanding between us,Why should I explain.But Since You ? I shall answer.You look like a lamb,but you speak like a dragon.A quote from scripture,the man who spoke it doen't matter,he was just a messenger.If you break a covenant then teach others to do it,it is a sin.Thou shall not murder,so please dont teach me to do it.I am not worthy!

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      No I understand both you and sirdent just fine.

      You know the "correct," answer.

      I am worthy! LOL

      1. Thom Carnes profile image60
        Thom Carnesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Mark, it's certainly true that (at times) you speak like a dragon....

        But .... look like a *lamb*?

        Oh, come on!

        1. dojimonster profile image61
          dojimonsterposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          He speaks and looks like a dragon LOL

  41. futonfraggle profile image85
    futonfraggleposted 8 years ago

    I find it worrisome that 'murder' is a word that you keep tossing out. I'm curious where you got this idea that murder would be on the menu at the pearly gates. I'm happy to know that you won't murder anyone alive or dead though.

    Here's a question for you: if we are created in God's image and we're imperfect, does that make God imperfect?

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    Graceful Guardianposted 8 years ago

    No just like a clone we are imperfect,only a branch from a strong vine.

  43. futonfraggle profile image85
    futonfraggleposted 8 years ago

    Gotcha, like the tree of life

  44. William F. Torpey profile image84
    William F. Torpeyposted 8 years ago

    I'd tell her I need more information (I know God's a female because I read "Golfing With God.")

    Also, I heard about a traveler who arrived in heaven and found it very nice. After a short time there God informed him that he was required to spend some time in Hell. When he arrived in Hell he was astounded by its beauty. It turned out to be a luxurious place with first class golf courses and untold splendor. After a short time, the traveler was called back to heaven where God told him he must choose where he wanted to spend eternity. Heaven was really nice, he told God, but he wanted to spend eternity in Hell. He hadn't realize Hell was so nice. So God sent him to Hell. This time Hell was all fire and brimstone. Nothing but misery. The traveler asked God, what happened? God told the traveler, "The first time you went to Hell was the campaign. This is the election."

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    sandra rinckposted 8 years ago

    yeah, I am pretty comfortable being perfectly imperfect.  I guess if we were perfect God would be jealous.  smile 

    When it comes to Jesus...I don't know.  Christains say, take his blood so you can go to heaven...I guess I don't buy it.  I think that death is our punishment and promise of Heaven. 

    Anyways, if we could come out of nowhere on Earth via, the big band, via evolution etc.  I don't see why it wont happen again and we will be back.  I guess we just wont remember that we ever existed here.  But maybe one day, in the new world we will travel to this dead Earth but it may never cross our minds that it was us all along.  I mean, that we always existed, we just come about differently depending on our envorionment. 

    So, I don't think this is it, I just wont remember I was ever here.  I guess that is what a soul is.

  46. ripplemaker profile image90
    ripplemakerposted 8 years ago

    I believe that God will not ask that question.  big_smile 
    But for the sake of discussion, "what if he asks me, why should I let you into My heaven?"
    I'd smile and say, "Because you love me."
    Then I'd run to Him and hug him.  lol

    1. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
      Peter M. Lopezposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      That's the best answer I have heard yet.

      I remember my first "hug" from God, it was fairly recent, but It was unlike anything I have ever felt or experienced in my life.  I can't wait to do it again.

      1. ripplemaker profile image90
        ripplemakerposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Oh Peter...thank you for sharing.  You just made me smile. Good night.  smile

  47. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    Michelle, you are always such a sweetheart smile

  48. ripplemaker profile image90
    ripplemakerposted 8 years ago

    lol 

    The very first time I talked to God, I was 8.  And the God that I know is vastly different from this condemning, punishing God that we fear about--the one who is vigilantly watching if we have done wrong and ever ready to send us to the burning fires of hell. Gee (if you believe in that God, good luck)  The God I know is someone I can run to and hug, talk to, and encourages me to be me.  He loves everyone unconditionally.  Even those who do not seem to believe he exists. That doesn't matter really. He is love...pure energy...eternal spirit... whatever term/name you may call it/him/her. It's a difficult concept to fathom, a love that is so unconditional that it just goes beyond and beyond anything you can ever imagine.

    If you choose to believe otherwise, it is okay. I respect that.
    But I choose to believe in an unconditional love of God.
    And it is this love that encourages and inspires me to find my higher self...the best self...the beautiful self...

    1. ripplemaker profile image90
      ripplemakerposted 8 years ago in reply to this
  49. MrMarmalade profile image81
    MrMarmaladeposted 8 years ago

    I think you are taking a bit much on yourself as to pose a question,
    that is never going to be asked.
    Anyway why do wish to go to heaven if you feel unworthy?
    This thread sure has wasted a lot of time. I am off it.

  50. Marisa Wright profile image93
    Marisa Wrightposted 8 years ago

    I think whoever said that God wouldn't ask, because he already knows all about you, got it right.

 
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