I became "born again" through Christ.....as in Baptism, as a bible reader and believer in Christ and His word, the Bible
though I was brought up Catholic for the past 33 yrs.
sorry I hope this isn't self promotion but the only way I can explain without turning this into a hub.
Yes, religious indoctrination does not mean one will always follow the same religion throughout their lives, but it does mean the believer will always embrace myths and superstitions, believing instead of thinking and rejecting anything that either does not support the beliefs or contradicts the beliefs.
You should read some of the stories of people that were rligious, but now are atheists.
That kinda defeats your argument!
Wow if that makes you happier good on you! I especially liked this on your hub!
"You CANNOT dismiss the possibility unless you are open to it first"
I also saw sense in the fact that going through Mary was probably the long way around too. In saying that we each have our own way.
Thanks for sharing!
Good for you schoolgirlforreal, the best part is you belive in Jesus Christ. Merry Christmas
believing instead of thinking and rejecting anything that either does not support the beliefs or contradicts the beliefs.
- - - - - -
That statement is describing almost everyone on the planet, including yourself.
You reject everything that disagrees with your beliefs.
Welcome to the human race.
Yes, I understand how believers confuse believing with thinking as they have no capacity for thinking and make the false assertion everyone else is like them.
Seeing is believing, the proof in in the pudding.
You are no diferent than everyone else on this planet.
Or do you se yourself as more SPECIAL than everyone else?
by SEEKER OF TRUTH576 years ago
Those of us that believe in" Jesus The Christ",Truly believe the only way to salvation is through Him.We only can hope for everyone else.
by Bruce_Leiter7 years ago
What do you people believe about Jesus? This question is perhaps the most crucial decision that a person can make, believing in and deciding to follow Jesus--or not. During the first 16 years of my life, I...
by LINEOFPROGRESSION7 years ago
Believers of a god: What (if anything), would lead you to stop believing?Non-believers: What (if anything), could convert you to belief in a god?
by maestrowhit9 years ago
I mean, what does it accomplish? I see so many different "belief" systems being argued and discussed on these pages. I haven't yet seen a single hardcore Christian being persuaded towards non-belief by an...
by John Redd5 years ago
I always observe that if we talk of our own beliefs, some attact or criticize and it is hard for us that someone step down on our belief...later, creates disagreement and may lead to war as we knew it in world history.
by Steve Andrews5 years ago
On Facebook I know of at least two profiles where the people running them have offended some Pagans by comments they have made from a Christian viewpoint and links they have posted. I have seen this sort of problem...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.