Christians: Are You Always Right?

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  1. Lady Guinevere profile image60
    Lady Guinevereposted 3 years ago

    Christians: Are You Always Right?

    A few have told me that I think that I am always right when it comes to belief and religious questions and hubs.  What make you think that YOU are the one that is always right?  What is the purpose of doing or saying that to another person who has a differnt belief and most likely backup for those things?  I never state that I am always right and on one such hub by Erickdierker I said that I do have doubts, but they do not matter because I am always wrong and some make it a point to tell others that as well. Quoting scripture doe not make it truth.

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    AC-DCposted 3 years ago

    So you are saying that you do not believe every word in the Bible? To answer your question, no, no one is perfect; no not one. The only sinless man to walk this earth was Jesus Christ.

    Are you asking this question because you are confused or doubting your faith? Take pride in knowing you are only human. We will never be always right.

    1. Lady Guinevere profile image60
      Lady Guinevereposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Nope, not what I am saying at all. Not everything that Jesus said or did is in that Bible today.  It never will be but you can be sure that his words and deeds are coming to light.

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      AC-DCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, prophecy is coming to fruition.

    3. Lady Guinevere profile image60
      Lady Guinevereposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      It has nothing to do with prophesy.  How did you get that Ido not believe in the Bible in the first place?  It is your kind that make religion so bitter-tasting.

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      AC-DCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Whoa! Chill out. Of course the Bible has everything to do with prophesy. It tells everything we need to know that has transpired since the beginning of time until now. But, then again, none of us are always right. Right?

    5. Lady Guinevere profile image60
      Lady Guinevereposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Why do you feel the need to cut me down and twist my words and read into them what is not there?  I will not calm down when I am not upset.  Curiosity is not be upset and asking a ? is also not being upset.

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      AC-DCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      My intention was not to cut you down in any way. I honestly do not even think this to be true. Nor did I intend to twist your words. To be honest, you are very confusing. Just remember, paranoia will destroy ya. Peace.

    7. Lady Guinevere profile image60
      Lady Guinevereposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I am trying to understand why ppl do this to others.  I am in no way paranoid and I would like to get into the heads of ppl like you to find out why they think these untrue things and spread them thru HP.

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      AC-DCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      WOW! I sincerely hope that this does not reflect the majority of HubPages. Hope you have a nice day.

    9. Lady Guinevere profile image60
      Lady Guinevereposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Why can you not answer a simple question instead of putting up a defense and making up lies?  Why constantly turn it around that I am to blame for something or other?  Why do you do this?

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      AC-DCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I am totally at a loss for words. I am new here; only been here a couple of days. I simply answered a question. As far as the rest of what you are saying I am at a loss. Why ask questions if you are expecting everyone to agree with you?

    11. Lady Guinevere profile image60
      Lady Guinevereposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      How are you getting that I ask Questions or make hubs for everyone to agree with me? I have never said that I am always right and that is what gets me about how your thought patterns are saying tht I think that I am.

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      AC-DCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      WOW! Just wow! Now you are fabricating words that never were written. Anyone can see who the aggressor is on this question. Like I have said, I hope others are more welcoming on this site. I apologize for your misinterpretation of the truth.

    13. Lady Guinevere profile image60
      Lady Guinevereposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Asking questions is NOT agression.  What is the truth?  Your 1st accused me of not believe every word of the Bible, which was false. 2nd was doubting my faith. False. How are U getting UR assumptions? That is the ? U cant answer.

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      AC-DCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      All that anyone need do is read this ridiculous thread. I was simply engaging you about your question. I was not accusing you of anything. This is ridiculous! Again have a nice day. I am done with this nonsense.

    15. Lady Guinevere profile image60
      Lady Guinevereposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      That is fine.  I got my answer that I was looking for.U really need to look at your answer though about assuming and accusing.  It is how you worded it.  Thanks for the engagement in conversation here.

  3. Say Yes To Life profile image80
    Say Yes To Lifeposted 3 years ago

    The reason Christianity attracts more cults than any other religion is because most are convinced they're the only ones with Absolute Truth.  Some even go so far as to say their particular denomination is the One True Church.
    We all have to admit, no one religion can answer ALL of life's questions.  Therefore, none of them have the right to claim they have Absolute Truth.
    I recently got in an argument with a friend, who got on my case when I told her I'd written a series on the world's 10 most practiced religions.  She said since I hadn't read Sir Francis Bacon, why did I do this?  I should have known Christianity is not practiced the way Jesus meant for it to be practiced.  I asked her why Jesus didn't say anything about it, then?  She snapped back why Buddha didn't say anything about how Buddhism was practiced?  I told her Gautama Buddha died thousands of years ago, and never said he was going to come back to life.  Since Jesus is still alive, in Heaven and all-powerful, why doesn't He put a stop to what's happening to His religion?  That response greatly offended her, but it stopped her dead in her tracks.
    We're talking again.  I now believe she's mad at God, and is somewhat envious of the fact that I've dealt with the issue by calmly considering other religions rather than struggle to make sense of Christianity being Absolute Truth considering the state of the world.

    1. Lady Guinevere profile image60
      Lady Guinevereposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Isn't is all silly?  They say that I think that I am always right yet they are doing the exact same thing.  Making up lies is to bear false witness and that is a sin! Ha!  I don't know about these ppl.

    2. gmwilliams profile image81
      gmwilliamsposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Exactly, Christian religionists of a more conservative, traditionalist, & fundamentalist persuasion are quite fond of stating that their religion is the only legitimate one while others are wrong in their premise.

  4. MizBejabbers profile image92
    MizBejabbersposted 3 years ago

    Because that is their only belief system, and the bible is their only religious source. As my Christian friend told me, she doesn't want to even read about other religions because it might cause her to doubt her faith. One person asked her what happened to all the souls who were born before Jesus and she said that they were all in Hell because they didn't believe in Jesus as their personal savior. I tell this just to illustrate her narrow view. I grew up in her same church and that was not what I was taught. Where did she get this ignorance? What has happened to Christianity. That is why I left to seek my own path, but it has just strengthened my faith in Jesus and in the Christ.
    Anyone who is comfortable in their own belief system's skin has a curious mind. They are always exploring, learning and sometimes even accepting new information. A Christian will read a prophecy and wait for it to happen. A spiritual person may read the same prophecy and see that it is happening right now. The Christian believes that Jesus is coming back to "beam him up to heaven and leave everyone else behind". The spiritual person explores other meanings to the rapture and works to aid in the ascension of the whole earth because they believe the prophecy of a "heaven on earth". No, I do not believe every word in the bible because it has been skewed by translations and by a self-serving church that cherry picked the passages to its advantages..

    1. Lady Guinevere profile image60
      Lady Guinevereposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I do and have done those things.  I came away from the church and it's mind control psych a long time ago. I qoute Bible and I have no idea why they do as AC-Dc is doing.  How they come to their silly conclusions is what I want to know.

    2. gmwilliams profile image81
      gmwilliamsposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Of course, the bible has been reinterpreted many times.  Many books of the bible have been taken out.  The Council of Nicea & other religious authorities have retained passages which serve their particular religious purposes.

    3. Lady Guinevere profile image60
      Lady Guinevereposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Yes and when you show them those things they go off on you and call you the liar and accuse you of being right all the time.  Well....

  5. speer138 profile image61
    speer138posted 3 years ago

    this is just my opinion, but normally when people make the statement " you think you're always right", it means they have run out of legitimate arguments. that statement itself is not an argument, and is essentially meaningless. its also kind of funny because if i believe something to be true, and give reasons for it, then of course i think im right. i dont believe things if i think im wrong. neither does the person making that statement. if they did, they wouldn't be arguing , would they?

    1. Lady Guinevere profile image60
      Lady Guinevereposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for that enlightening answer.  Much appreciated.

  6. Ericdierker profile image46
    Ericdierkerposted 3 years ago

    People are not always right. People are often not even of their right mind. Christians are people and therefor fallible. Atheists are people and therefor fallible. When we look deep inside we see our failings and know for certain that we are not always right. When we confess our failings we become closer to our Lord. When we repent we change and become closer yet to our Lord. Therefor to admit our failings is to bring us closer to the Lord. Someone who was always right would be further from our Lord. Someone who is always wrong may indeed be closer to our Lord if they confess. Confession here is not a "confessional" notion but a very personal interchange with God. It is of the vein of supplication and a true prayer to become better. We can see that if we are always right we would have no need for God, in fact we would be like a god.
    On the other hand I try to always be right. And some may laugh but that rightness is found in my wrongness. For I see my righteousness as a failing and am right to confess it.
    I just adore the argument about who gets into heaven. What folly that we could decide such a thing. Clearly God can let whoever God wants to let in, in. This statement does not make me right it makes God right and God is always right. If my statements are in fact true it proves that God is right. If it proves that God is fallible then I am an imbecile and wrong to say the least.
    So if we preach, and I do preach, that God is always right then we are right. And if we preach that God is constrained by dogma or even the Bible then we are wrong. And "good" Christians often quote or rely on the Bible to restrict our Lord. This is wrong. But I must confess, I find myself quoting the Bible to prove a point and in that I am quite the fool.
    With all that said, it would be a terrible thing if we did not believe we were right. This is not to say that we should not be open for learning and changing as in repenting. And this is not to say we are right, we should just believe that we are or go back for more schooling by the Master Teacher.
    Believe it or not, I think I am always right, but my heart knows that I am often wrong, and when I listen to my lord and my heart I learn often that I am wrong. This is a true learning moment and in the end I am always glad that I was wrong.
    Here is a cool thing that once we really get makes being wrong OK. We are loved even when we are wrong.

    1. Lady Guinevere profile image60
      Lady Guinevereposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Hear, Hear Eric!  They do like to put God and Jesus in a box and claim they are theirs and have others try to guess the right password to get some of that.  It does not work that way.  No one can put God or Jesus in a box.

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    genuineaid lmposted 3 years ago

    No, neither Christians nor non-Christians are always right, we are all humans, and humans make mistakes, plain and simple.

 
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