IF One is Not A Christian, Would Atheism be next best thing?

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  1. DaChaser1

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    As the unsaved would be better off not even believing God exists than being in other false religions?
     
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    Eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow we die.
     
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    Belief is better than unbelief. Also, there are moral standards set in religions. Buddhism, if followed has good moral standards. Having moral standards is better than not having them at all.
     
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    I can't see why. Without Christ you are doomed no matter what you believe.

    People might like you better if you had some sort of moral code though.
     
  5. Amy.G

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    There is no next best thing to being a Christian. Either believe in Christ or spend eternity in hell. It's not rocket science.

    Where do you come up with these questions???
     
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    :BangHead::BangHead::BangHead::BangHead:
     
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    IF not saved , why even be religious, as that would not benefit you nothing, and why not just eat drink and be merry?
     
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    You're taking this too serious bro. There is no one on a forum that is worth taking so seriously.
     
  11. Amy.G

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    Well, if you don't believe in Christ you might as well eat, drink, and merry until you go to hell. Enjoy it while you can I guess.
     
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    Because everyone knows God as per Romans 1 but they trade in the truth for a lie so they can create their own god and live anyway they want.
     
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    actually thought was a decent question!

    what benfit would ANY other religion bring us, IF not saved by it?
     
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    It would be better to be a God-fearer than anything else, like the Native Americans before the explicit gospel of Jesus came to North and South America.

    We are judged according to what we know.

    Since all humankind has knowledge of God, we need to act on the information we have, even if we don't have all the information that might be available to others.
     
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    Atheism is also a false religion where one sees him or herself as god.

    No difference in atheism than any other false religion at the end of things.

    I would think that of all, agnosticism would be the worst position, for there one says, very simply, "I cannot see why it matters and I don't care." It may be the ultimate expression of human nihilism.
     
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    The "Ego" or "Self" is a "little god".
    The "natural man" is controlled by this "little god".
    Even after humbling our "Self" before a Holy God and being "born again",
    we still have an Ego/Self. We can, as Christians, once again choose to be guided
    by this "little god" of Self/Ego... or we can listen to and follow the Holy Spirit.

    If we, once again, rely on our "little god" of Self/Ego to guide us, then we will wander through life
    without the benefit of the guidance of God. This is the condition of the Self-directed "carnal" Christian.
     
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    What about those who say no such thing as a "carnal christian", as they see us no longer having old nature, just new one in Christ?
     
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    They are wrong.
     
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    JF...why do you ask?

    You thinking of switching?:eek:

    John
     
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    Do you mean those who think they are good people when compared to some others but without Christ? Hell awaits them. So it tells what God thinks about them. I find the easiest to reach are those who do not claim to be good.
     

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