10 Spiritual Questions and Their Answers

Written by Rick Warren

voidQuestion 1: Why is there evil in the world?

If God exists, why is there evil in the world? You know, this is a difficult stumbling block and question for many people. The simplest way to look at this question is to examine God’s nature and his desire for mankind. Look at the logic. God loves us and wants us to love him back. And how could we love him back unless we have the freedom to not love?

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God could have made us like robots who do nothing more than say, “I love you. I love you. I love you.” But we’d be forced to do that and that wouldn’t be real love. Love is a choice. And if you have a choice you have to be able to choose not to love and that in itself is the nature of evil. Evil is choosing not to love. So when God gave us the freedom to choose, he gave us not only our greatest blessing, but he also gave us our greatest curse because we can choose to do right or choose to do wrong.

The reason there’s evil in the world is not because of God, but because God gave us the freedom to choose. Now the potential for love outweighs the existence of evil, because you see, evil is only going to exist for a short time, but love is going to go on forever. And all of the suffering and all of the death that we see in the world today are the result because man has chosen to make wrong choices.

God could have taken our freedom, but He didn’t. I hope you’ll use your freedom to choose God.

Question 2: Is Jesus really God?

Well when you think about it you only have three options as to who Jesus Christ was. You see, Jesus claimed to be God. He said things like, “I am the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the father except through me.” He claimed to be God many, many times. Now, that means either:

  1. He is who he says He was
  2. He was the biggest liar in history or
  3. He was crazy, He was a lunatic on the order of the man who calls himself a fried egg.

You see, you can’t just say Jesus was a good man. I’ve had many friends who said, “Oh, I believe Jesus was a good man.” Well He couldn’t have been a good man and said those things He said. For instance, if I said to you, “I’m Rick Warren and I’m a good teacher and a good husband.” You might say, “Okay, I buy that.” But if I said to you, “I’m Rick Warren and I’m God and I’m the only way to heaven.” Well, you would have to make a decision. You couldn’t say I was a good person because a good person wouldn’t say that. You’d either say, “He is who he says he was, or he’s a liar or he’s crazy.”

Now Jesus didn’t just expect us to believe Him and take Him at His word. He said, “I’m going to prove the claim that I am God.” He said, “I’m going to let people kill me on a cross, then let them bury me. I’ll be dead for three days and then I’ll come back to life.” And, of course, that was the event that changed history. The resurrection of Jesus Christ. Every person since then refers to Jesus Christ, whether they believe in Him or not, every time you right a date, A.D. or B.C., what’s the reference point? Jesus Christ. Because it was the event that split history when Jesus proved that He was who He said He was, He is God.

Question 3: Do all religions lead to God?

Well now think about the logic of this. Can I go into a phone booth and dial any phone number and get home? No, there’s only one number that’ll get me home. I could be sincere, but I could be sincerely wrong. The truth is, all roads don’t lead to Rome and all roads and all religions don’t lead to God.

You see, it all depends on which direction you take. Jesus said this, “I am the way and the truth and the light. No one comes to the Father except through me.” I’m betting my life on the fact that He was right because I figured Jesus knows more about it than I did.

The Bible tells us that on the road to heaven, there are only two directions, toward Christ or away from Him. You can accept it or you can reject it, that’s your choice. You can make Jesus the Lord of your life, that means the manager, the ceo, the person in charge of your life, or you can call Him a liar, but that’s what the Bible declares.

You know a lot of people sincerely believe that even though they’ve broken God’s rules that they can earn God’s forgiveness by doing good works, by observing the Five Pillars of Islam or the Buddhist Eightfold Path or the Hindu Doctrine of Karma, for example. But I don’t get it. How will doing some good works that we should have done all our lives, make up for all the countless times we failed? You see, heaven is a perfect place and that means only perfect people get to go there. If not-perfect people were allowed in, it wouldn’t be perfect anymore. Well I don’t know about you, but I stopped being perfect a long time ago. So God came up with plan b. He came to earth in human form, Jesus Christ, and He lived a perfect life and now He offers to let us go to heaven on His ticket. And I pray that you will trust Jesus Christ and stop trying to bat a thousand because you ended up not doing that a long time ago and accept God’s free ticket through Jesus Christ.

Question 4: What’s going to happen to those people in the world who’ve never heard about Jesus Christ?

You may have heard this question put this way: “What about the person living in the jungle somewhere who’s never heard the good news about Jesus Christ? Are you christians saying that a person won’t go to heaven based solely on where he lives?” No, we’re not saying that. The Bible tells us that God doesn’t work that way. We understand that God is perfect in His love and perfect in His holiness and He’s perfectly just and fair. Therefore, it’s against God’s nature to be unfair. It’s against God’s nature to hide the ball on salvation or to condemn somebody who’s ignorant of his truth. In fact the scripture, the bible declares that God is loving and patient and not willing that anybody should perish. But He wants everybody to come to repentance, to come to know Him.

So if God is a perfectly loving and righteous God, then He will figure out ways to help people understand Him. He somehow reveals the simple truth of the gospel to people throughout the world. You know, I’ve talked to people who were missionaries in Africa who’ve told me that Jesus has revealed Himself through nature. When you look at nature you learn that God is organized, that God is creative, that God likes variety. But it’s when we look at Jesus Christ we realize that God is loving.

And as Christians we are called to tell the good news to other people. It’s God’s decision to decide what happens to people who haven’t heard about Him. But it is our decision to take that news to as many people as possible. And the bible says we will be held more responsible because we have heard and we have known that God is love, that God wants a relationship to us and that God will forgive us if we give our lives to Jesus Christ.

So, what do we do about those who haven’t heard? We tell them. First we accept God’s good news and then we tell them and we leave the result in the hands of a fair, loving and just God.

Question 5: What about all the wars that are caused in the name of Christianity?

Well first, let me say that a lot of things have been done in the name of Christianity that Jesus Christ would totally disavow. And just because someone claims to be a Christian doesn’t necessarily make him a follower of Christ, nor does it make him a representative of Jesus. It’s very, very important to distinguish between the bible kind of Christianity and the actions that have been taken throughout history by people who claim to be Christians but really didn’t know.

You see there’s a difference between religion and a relationship with God. Jesus is not interested in the religion of Christianity. He’s interested in you having a relationship to Him. Jesus never said, “I’ve come that you might have religion.” He said, “I came that you might have life and have it more abundantly.”

Now a lot of people have claimed to be followers of Christ but they’ve lived their lives contrary to His teaching. And we shouldn’t label that group Christian. But let me say this, have you ever seen a counterfeit dollar? Well, maybe you haven’t, but maybe you’ve heard of them. Why are there counterfeit dollars in the world? Well, I’ll tell you why. Because there are real dollars in the world. If there were no real dollars, there would be no counterfeits. And if you find counterfeit Christianity in the world, it must mean that somewhere there must be the real thing. The point is we don’t identify Jesus by claiming that all the things that were done in His name were done by Him. In fact, Jesus proffended His own disciples from defending themselves against the enemies when He said on a personal basis, He said, “I want you to turn the other cheek.”

So a lot of wars have been done in the name of Christianity that Jesus probably would have disavowed. The real issue is do you know Jesus Christ? You see, it doesn’t matter so much what has been done by hypocrites or phonies or false followers of Christ. What matters is do you know the real, true, genuine item? Have you ever turned your life over to Jesus Christ? If you haven’t, I would encourage you to investigate Him today.

Question 6: Is there any real right or wrong?

You know, you might have heard somebody say, “I don’t believe there’s such a thing as right or wrong.” Or maybe you’ve heard a professor say, “There are no absolutes.” Whenever I hear that I want to say, “Are you absolutely sure?” You have to ask yourself, “Is this statement even logical? Is there any right or wrong?” Because when people say, “There is no right or wrong, or it’s wrong for you to impose your morals on me,” think about it, by them telling you that, they are imposing their morals on you.

The fact is we all inheritantly know right from wrong and we just have this weird tendency to disregard it. To disregard morality when it conflicts with our desires for pleasure or personal gain. Now, sure, you might justify having an affair, but certainly you wouldn’t condone your spouse having one. Or you might justify taking something without permission, but if you were the one being robbed you wouldn’t think it was okay. You see the fact is, there isn’t a person alive today who’d come home from work and discover that their entire house had been robbed and say, “Oh, how wonderful that this burglar is able to enjoy all my things without my permission. And who am I to impose my view of right or wrong on this poor burglar?” You see how ridiculous that is? Of course.

Even those who claim there is no right or wrong have their own moral conscious, they’ve just set their own standards. Here’s a good way to determine right from wrong. Turn the situation around on yourself. Jesus said it best. He said, “Treat people the same way you want people to treat you.” You see we all know that murder and rape and lying and stealing and torture and injustice are absolutely wrong. Why? Because we wouldn’t want any of these things to happen to us. The person who would say, “there is no right or wrong,” would not agree that it was okay for them to be raped. No, when you turn it on yourself, you realize that even inside ourselves God has placed a moral conscious and that conscious tells us when we do right and when we do wrong. And when we violate our conscious, we need forgiveness. That’s why the bible said, “God sent Jesus to earth so that we might be forgiven of all of our wrong.”

Question 7: Why do I exist?

That’s the most fundamental question of life. What on earth am I here for?

Well, you need to understand God to answer that question. You see, the bible says, “God is love.” It doesn’t say He has love, it says He is love. It’s part of His nature, His character, it is the essence of His being. God is love. Now, love isn’t very valuable unless you bestow it on something and the bible says, “God made you to love you.” You were created as an object of God’s love. If you want to know why you’re taking breath right now, why your heart is beating, it’s because God made you to love you. It’s the sole reason. You were made to be loved by God and to bring Him pleasure.

Now God wants you to learn to love Him back and that’s the first purpose of your life, to get to know and love Him back. One day Jesus was walking down the street and a man came up and said, “What’s the most important command in the bible?” And Jesus said, “I’m going to summarize the entire bible in one sentence. Love God with all your heart and soul and mind and strength.” That’s called the great commandment. And God wants you to get to know and love Him back. So that means when you get up in the morning, you should sit on the side of your bed and say, “God, if I don’t get anything else done today, I want to know you a little bit better and I want to love you a little bit more.” Because if at the end of the day you know God more and you love Him more, you have just fulfilled one of the purposes of your life.

If, on the other hand, you’ve accomplished all kinds of things and achieved many, many successes in life, but at the end of the day you don’t know God better or love Him more, you have missed the primary purpose of your life. Because God didn’t put you on this earth just to mark things off your to-do list. He put you here to know Him and love Him. That’s why you exist.

Question 8: What is my purpose in life?

Well the truth is, God created you for five purposes. You see, you were made by God and you were made for God. And until you understand that, life isn’t going to make sense. When you come to this question, what is my purpose, you only have three alternatives.

  1. First is what I call the mystical approach, and that is look within. You find this in a lot of talk shows, a lot of new age books a lot of seminars. They say, “look within to discover your purpose.” The only problem is that doesn’t work. We’ve all looked within and I didn’t like what I saw. It’s quite confusing. In fact, if you could know the purpose of your life by looking within, we’d all know it by now. It doesn’t work.
  2. The second way you can try to discover your purpose is called the intellectual or philosophical approach. And that’s where you go to a seminary class or university class and you sit there with a pipe and your latte and your coffee and you ask questions like, “Why am I here? Where did I come from? Where am I going?” I once read a book by professor John Morehead, the Head of the Department of Philosophy at Northeastern University in Illinois. And he wrote to 250 well-known intellectuals and asked them, “What is the meaning and purpose of life?” These were novelists, scientists, well-known intellectuals, and I read the book, it’s now out of print, it was quite depressing because most of the people said, “I have no idea what the purpose of life is.” Some of them admitted they just made up a purpose. And some of the admitted they guessed. And some of them said, “If you know the purpose, please tell me.”
  3. You see, there’s a better answer to speculation and that’s revelation. If I were to hold up an invention that you have never seen before, you wouldn’t know its purpose. The only way you’d know its purpose was either talk to the inventor, the creator who made it or read the owner’s manual. The owner’s manual of life is the bible and your Creator is God. And it is only as you get to know God you will discover his five purposes for your life. I hope you’ll begin that journey today.

Question 9: Does my life really matter?

Well, it’s a good question. You know, today we teach our kids that we’re all just one big cosmic accident. We came from the goo through the zoo to you over billions of years. Well, if that is true, in a nutshell it teaches that your life really doesn’t matter, you’re just the freak accident of random chance, you’re complex slime and you were an accident. And if you get accidentally killed, well, of course, that doesn’t matter. And that creates a lot of our sociological problems and a lot of our self-esteem issues.

But the truth is you are not an accident. You were created by a loving God who loves you and designed you with intricate detail in your life and when you understand that God made you to love you and that God made you to be a part of His family and that God made you to last forever, then you’re never going to have a problem with low self-esteem again.

It was Bertram Russell the atheist who once said, “Unless you assume the existence of God, then the purpose and meaning of life is irrelevant.” The truth is, if there is no God your life doesn’t matter. But because there is a God, God had a specific purpose in mind when He created you and you do matter. You matter because God created you. You matter because he sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to die on the cross. If you want to know how much you matter, think of Jesus Christ with his arms outstretched saying, “I love you this much.”

Now, if you had to chose between a loved one and a material thing, even if that thing was priceless, you’d chose your loved one in a heartbeat. And when you’re on your deathbed, you’re not going to surround yourself with material possessions, you’re not going to say, “Bring me my trophies. Bring me my credentials. Bring me my certificates so I can look one more time at my grade point average.” No, you’re going to surround yourself with loved ones and everybody’s going to be crying because they’re going to miss you. You see, that’s how much you matter.

Personal relationships to God and to other people are the most important thing in life. And God wants you to know Him and He wants you to have a relationship with Him because you’re worth so much in God’s eyes that he sent His Son to die for you. I hope you’ll get to know Him very soon.

Question 10: Is there a real hell and why would a loving God send anyone there?

Well, first I believe in hell because Jesus talked about it. In fact, Jesus talked more about hell then He did heaven. He said it is a real place and it is a place of eternal torment. And I believe Jesus knows more about it than either you or I.

But second, I believe in hell because logic and fairness demand it. Think of all the atrocities and evil that have been done throughout history by evildoers in this world. For God to allow those crimes to go unpunished would mean that God is not worthy of our worship and love.

Now why would a loving God send anyone to hell? Well in a nutshell, God doesn’t. God doesn’t send anybody to hell. We choose to go there when we reject the love of God. If I were to say to my right is a door heading to heaven, and to my left is a door heading to hell, if you walk out the door heading to hell, you don’t have anybody to blame but yourself.

In fact, the bible tells us that God does almost everything – well everything possible to keep us out of hell. He cared so much to keep us out of hell that he sent Jesus Christ to come to earth, to die on the cross, to pay for our sins so that we don’t have to pay for them. He wants to set us free. He wants to give us forgiveness. God made us in his image and He gave us the ultimate power to say yes or no.

Now if we chose to reject God here on earth, then we, at the same time, are choosing to spend eternity separated from Him. You see, there are only two people in the world – two kinds of people. Those who say, “Thy will be done here to God on earth” and those to whom God says, “Your will be done,” when we say, “I want to do it my way.” And if we say, “God I don’t want you in my life while I’m here on earth,” then God says, “I don’t want you in my heaven for eternity.”

You don’t have to go to hell. In fact, Jesus Christ has made it possible for you to go to heaven. Open your heart to Him and say, “Jesus Christ, I need you, I want you, I trust you and I ask you to forgive me.” And He’ll come in and save you.

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499 Responses to “10 Spiritual Questions and Their Answers”

  • Doris Beck Doris Beck says:

    Hi Ken,
    Thanks for visiting our website and taking the time to ask your question. When you say that you are trying to be a good person and trying to love God but you are concerned about your motives and whether you are really doing it.

    We cannot love God enough or try hard enough to be a good person on our own. That’s why the Bible tells us in John 1:12 “Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.” The word “believe” means to believe with the mind, trust with the heart, and commit with your life. This gift is received through prayer. It isn’t enough just to believe with your head that God is who He says He is, but you need to commit to Him with your heart and trust Him to take over control of your life. It’s a three part meaning to the word ‘Believe’

    Ken, God knows your heart and is not so concerned with your words as He is with the attitude of your heart. The following is a suggested prayer:

    Lord Jesus, I need You. Thank You for dying on the cross for my sins. I open the door of my life and receive You as my Savior and Lord. Thank You for forgiving my sins and giving me eternal life. Take control of my life. Mold me into the kind of person You want me to be. Amen

    I don’t know if you have ever prayed a prayer like that before Ken, but now might be a good time to pray it if you never have! :-)

  • ken says:

    I try to be a good person and try to love God and my neighbor.I try to do good deeds but it bothers me because I think my motives are not what they should be.Sometimes I think I’m trying to buy my way to heaven,sometimes I think my motive is to make myself feel good about my self other times maybe I want others to look at me and say what a great guy I am. I would like to be able to say that my motive is for the love of God but how do I make myself believe that and have it become a reality rather than just a bunch of words ? I can say I like broccoli but if I really don’t ,just saying it doesn’t make it happen,I can say it all day but in the end I will still not like the taste of broccli. So it is if I say I’m doing good deeds for the love of GOD .Saying it doesn’tmake it happen or make me believe that that is really my motive…which I want it to be.Saying I love you all day long to someone doesn’t make you love that person as much as you may want it to be . Oh well I guess this is just another unfinished symphony in life. Any comments ?

  • Jamie Jamie says:

    Hi Betsegaw, thanks for your question. It is good to dig deep on philosophical questions like this because it helps to better understand the nature of God. Like darkness and cold, evil is measured by the absence of something else; darkness is made by the absence of light, cold is made by the absence of heat, and evil is made by the absence of good. God is morally perfect; in fact, goodness is not some standard that He is measured by, but instead He is the measure by which we know what good is. So it may even be more appropriate to say that evil is the absence of God. When Adam and Eve made their choice in the Garden of Eden, to eat the fruit which God had instructed against, they were choosing to rebel against God. Look at the words of Satan to them, “For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God” (Genesis 3:5) How could Adam and Eve be like God? They did not have the power to create a universe like He has; they did not have infinite knowledge that He has; they were limited in every way that He is unlimited…except that they could choose to be independent of His authority over them. And so they choose the absence of God and thus evil was born into the human race.

    Have you ever asked yourself where children learn to be selfish? What insane parent would teach their child to lie, steal, hurt, etc? Parents don’t have to teach their children that because they have that spirit of rebellion against God within them. That is why we each need God to transform us from rebels into those who choose to follow His perfection. Jesus died on the cross in order to pay the penalty for our rebellion against God, and then He rose again and now leads us to follow God’s perfect way.

    So God did not create evil, we did; but God does rescue us from ourselves and leads us into His perfection as we submit to His authority over us.

  • Chris says:

    betsegaw….the state of innocence of Adam and eve did not prohibit them from fellowshipping with God, walking with God, receiving Gods love, following his instructions, just as a child does with his father and mother. one simple request came from God to not eat of a certain tree. that was not a hard instruction. it was not something that interfered with their free will to choose to obey rather than disobey. they chose the latter. you can choose the former by choosing jesus and his new life for you. John 10.10. praying that you do. blessings!

  • Betsegaw says:

    Regarding your response to the first question, i have some other questions to you also. If I ask where does the knowledge of love comes from? I know your answer will be from God. So give me answer for this one also: Who gave the knowledge of “not to love” to a man? Or if the knowledge of doing right comes from God, where does the knowledge of doing wrong comes from? We need to know something very important here. Choice couldn’t exist without the options to choose. So unless God gave the choice to do right and wrong to a man or angels how could they know which choice they going to choose? So if the choices are already there the knowledge of doing right and wrong emanates from God. If that is the case God is the first to know doing right and wrong. If God is the first to know right and wrong, right and wrong are already existed before man and angels receive the command to choose among them (right and wrong). So where does these right and wrong comes from? By whom are they caused (created)? Was there any creator other than God? So you don’t think both right and wrong (evil) are created by God?

  • Sharon says:

    great comments thank you for posting these

  • Tom Tom says:

    You didn’t include in your note what your relationship with God is other than to say you are “a faithful Christian.” What do you mean by that?

    You seem to think God owes you certain things including a husband. Why would you think that?

    Did you have a husband at one time?

    Why do you think becoming a Muslim would change things for the better?

  • Marla Herzog says:

    If God had not answered my question in over 15years…say you pray for a Christian mate…never happens…I am really pissed at God..do not give me some sugar coated answer..I will spit it out and just deal the way I am..I am strongly considering becoming a Muslim (I am a woman) WHY DID HE NOT PROVIDE, I WAS A FAITHFUL CHRISITAN..I miss sex, I want companionship…I have no family members to help me in life…

  • princelink says:

    If you want to know that Jesus christ is Lord over all,can you just stand up now and mention His Name over that sickness,demon possessed,dead man,lame,blind,and it practically work..at the mention of HIS NAME EVERY KNEEL MUST BOW, no other name can save you from accident,except His name,when you run out of options just mention His name and say ‘LORD HELP ME’ IT WORKS..I am a withness and nothing in this world can make me depart From Him.The devil is at work to make men ignorant of this truth,but glory to God that,He lives forever,Jesus christ is alive,the king of glory and the Lord of lords..ooh..I spoke with Him this morning…when you run out of option,no other name can help you except Jesus christ..am lost without Him,d hope of d minority..Lord you reign,Heaven is real,and we shall see Jesus someday

  • Tom Tom says:

    Hi Khadijah—

    I would like to respond to your comments, but before I do say may I ask you what your religious beliefs are based upon?

  • Khadijah says:

    God does exist but Jesus is not God. He is only a messenger and a prophet of God.check John 6:38 “For I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of him who sent me” In John 4:34 “”My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work” Mathew 19:16-17 “And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life? And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.

  • Tom Tom says:

    I agree with your basic observation on Pascal’s Wager but not for the reasons you present. You see, it’s not simply a matter of “believing” in God in order to be right with him. That would be like “believing” in the judge and expecting him to let you go free even though you’ve broken the law.

    Is it unjust for a judge to only consider what you as a law-breaker did wrong while excluding whatever “good” things you may have done?

    I don’t agree that we have to “guess” which religion is true. Doesn’t it make sense that a god who created all things, including us, would want for us to know about Him and what is expected of us, etc.? Therefore, wouldn’t the starting point be to look for how He has revealed Himself to us in order to narrow down the field to just one?

    As for the Atheist’s Wager, how would an atheist know what a “good life” is or what it means to be a “nice person”? What would the atheist use for an absolute standard of good or nice?

  • Steve Tapia says:

    The Flaws Of Pascal’s Wager | Robert Nielsen


    The Flaws Of Pascal’s Wager

    An argument often used by religious people is that they have nothing to lose by believing in God and that Atheists are risking eternity in Hell for no gain. This is known as Pascal’s Wager. On the face of it, it is quite convincing but it falls apart once you seriously examine it.

    The argument basically is you have 2 choices. Either believe in God or don’t. There are only 2 results. Either God exists or he/it doesn’t.

    If you believe and God exists, you gain eternal reward.

    If you don’t believe and God does exist, you face eternal torment.

    If you believe and God does not exist, then you had wasted your time going to church etc.

    If you don’t believe and God does not exist, then you have saved yourself time and effort.

    The conclusion usually is that the risks of not believing outweigh the benefits and it’s safer to believe in God.

    However, there are several problems. First of all, this wager does not in itself prove God exists. It merely says it is safer to presume he/it does. Secondly, it presumes you can force yourself to believe something you believe to be false. I fail to see how living a lie is the preferable option. Surely God could see through this dishonesty (and possibly punish you for it). A similar criticism is that if we are all designed by God, we are therefore designed so as not to believe in God. Atheists can hardly be blamed for being what God designed them.

    Also, which God should we worship? There are thousands of religions each with their own God. What if we choose the wrong one? After all each religion believes that only its members are rewarded in the afterlife. Imagine if a Christian dies but is greeted by Muhammad (or Zeus or Odin etc) in the afterlife. Despite being very religious they are condemned to Hell because they choose the wrong religion. What if a Catholic dies and finds that the Presbyterians were right. Or a Baptist dies and finds the Mormons were right. The laws of probability say we have only one in several thousand chance of guessing the correct religion. Maybe God would forgive you for not choosing the right religion, but if he/it would do that surely he/it would forgive you for having no religion at all?

    Instead let me replace this with what is known as the Atheist’s Wager. This states that you should live a good life and be a nice person, but leave religion alone. If God is loving and kind, he will forgive you for not believing in him and reward you in the afterlife. If God punishes you despite having been a good person all your life then god is unjust and you shouldn’t worship him.

    The odds that your god is THE god is less than 5000:1.

  • Jamie Jamie says:

    Hi Rita, Sorry that the formatting you were trying doesn’t work here. I think what you were trying to say was:

    If you believe that God exists and He doesn’t then you’ve lost nothing
    If you believe that God doesn’t exist and He doesn’t you’ve lost nothing
    If you believe that God exists and He does then you’ve gained everything
    If you believe that God doesn’t exists and He does you’ve lost everything

    The wonderful promise from Jesus is that we don’t have to wait to THE END OF THE WORLD to find out if we have made the right choice. Jesus said that eternal life is knowing the one true God (John 17:3). As a follower of Jesus we can have that right now: a life full of new discovery of the wonders of who God is. Jesus also said that He came so that we could have life in all of its fullness (John 10:10). So ‘gaining everything’ is a present reality for those who put their trust in Jesus; there is no nervous waiting to see if it was the right choice.

    Thanks for sharing this here.

  • Sorry again, but this website just won’t do columns and/or indentions. The context is lost without the proper format. Again, sorry….

  • Rita F Martin says:

    Sorry, but it seems that the context of my comment got mixed up when I submitted it, so I will try once more…..

    He is a rather simple/logical (but very profound way to help you decide whether or not to believe that God exists:


    He does He doesn’t You’ve lost nothing (+)
    He doesn’t He doesn’t You’ve lost nothing (+)
    He does HE does You’ve gained everything (+)
    He doesn’t He does You”ve lost everything (-)

  • Rita F Martin says:

    Here is a rather simple/logical, (but very profound) way of deciding to believe whether or not God exists:


    He does He does You’ve lost nothing (+)
    He doesn’t He doesn’t You’ve lost nothing (+)
    He does He does You’ve gained everything (+)
    He doesn’t He does You’ve lost everything (-)

  • Susan says:


    Thank you for posting for those two links.

  • Susan says:


    I am so sorry to say this. You have two choices. Whether you believe the truth that, Jesus is God or not to believe. One thing is very very clear. SALVATION IS ONLY THROUGH JESUS CHRIST. If you want to go to heaven, you have to believe on Jesus Christ otherwise…….?

  • Susan says:


    Thank you for your comment and I am glad that you have found the real and true God. Yes, we are the blessed people on this earth.

  • CamSel says:

    Oh my gosh this was such a very and I stress very interesting site. I was looking for answers concerning a feeling I have burdening me inside and I came across all this information that caused my mind to go back and forth. What is the truth? I can confirm the truth is the Jesus Christ is real. We often say in life ” no one helped me” but in life living amongst people someone ought to help you at some point in your life…..Jesus is one that has helped me thus far. The solutions to my problems is me hearing from God. I can’t write on the level many has but I am sold out for this man called JESUS CHRIST. Humanity fails so much at different levels but when my mind starts to travel and I just come to this place of peace it causes me to find strength to face this world of many disappoints. This life has to be endured because who is to say where exactly we are heading for sure. Logic tells me live good so good shall follow me. Wow….this is amazing. Thank you Lord for confirmation that you are the real and mighty one. You outshine the doubts in my mind. There is no one that can step in your shoe and do what you did. Easier said than done.

  • Niko Bellic says:

    Have you done adequate research and involved yourself in critical thinking and come to your belief based upon scientific scrutiny, logic and common sense that Jesus Christ was a real person? Or do you just blindly accept that which you have been spoon fed your entire life based upon “faith”? Faith in what exactly? 2+2=4 and no matter how much “faith” you have it does not = 5. Faith is fine and good, but if it contradicts proven facts then we have a problem. I can “believe” in Santa Claus (St. Nicholas) and have all the faith in the world, but that does not prove that he was/is a real person. There is only one thing that could prove that, evidence. So let’s do a critical analysis of the “Jesus was a real person” theory and see what the facts and evidence tell us!

    What evidence do you have to show that Jesus was a real person? Had Jesus Christ existed as a real person I think it’s reasonable to say that we would have massive volumes of material written by contemporary historians. Why would they not write about him? Why would a historical writer fail to address the “one and only son of God”? There should also be plenty of ancient artifacts and other forms of concrete, primary source evidence as well, but the fact is that there is nothing, period. There is simply no evidence of any kind to suggest that Jesus Christ was a real person who walked the face of this earth, not a shred. Sorry.

    According to the “four gospels” Jesus was supposedly known “far and wide” and performed more than a handful of wonderful miracles in front of thousands of people, but for some odd reason all of the historical writers of his purported time on earth totally ignored him and failed to write ONE WORD about him! Now, why would a historical writer blatantly ignore such an amazing person? There are literally zero contemporary writings that mention Jesus Christ. Philo Judaeus lived and wrote in Jerusalem and in nearby Alexandria, Egypt at exactly the same time that Jesus supposedly lived, and wrote extensively on the Hebrew scriptures and other Jewish topics, but he never mentioned Jesus Christ once. Not a single word! This fact, my friends, is a very big deal. This is a huge fact that most certainly cannot be ignored and made excusable. Had Jesus been a real person, surely Philo would have been writing massive volumes on his life. But he did not. He made not a single peep about Jesus. Christians typically use the excuse that “Jesus was an obscure rabbi, not very well known” but that’s not what the “four gospels” say! According to what the Bible says he was very well known, having three wise men attend his birth bearing gifts, King Herod felt threatened by his birth and wanted him dead, he walked around performing earth shaking miracles in front of thousands of people and even rose from the dead! But he wasn’t very well known? Nonsense! That claim is contradictory to the four gospels. How could a historical writer miss or fail to write about such miraculous events? King Herod’s “massacre of the innocents” received zero mention in history. Nothing surrounding the entire Jesus story received any mention in history, nothing. There is simply no excuse for this! In my mind the lack of evidence for Jesus along with the conflicting gospel “reports” (all four contradict each other, we’ll get into that soon) and the mountains of evidence for plagiarism in the gospels is the best evidence for the non-existence of Jesus. And of course, there are many other famous people from the same time period (both Biblical and non-Biblical) and long before that who are easily verified utilizing historical writings, artifacts, busts of their facial features, etc. (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Julius Caesar) but we don’t even know what this “Jesus Christ” character really looked like! Christian art works of him are never the same and they most often portray a light skinned man with blonde hair and blue eyes. Wasn’t Jesus supposed to have been Middle Eastern? He should have had a dark complexion, with dark hair and eyes, correct? And how come the first eight hundred years of Christian art work depicts an actual lamb on the cross, rather than a human being? It wasn’t until the 9th century that Christianity finally started depicting Jesus as a man, as opposed to a lamb. Some paintings before then actually had a lamb with a human head, holding a cross. Others had a lamb at the foot of a cross, a lamb carrying a cross, etc. So if Jesus Christ was a real person and the story of Jesus is true, why did it take 800 years to portray him as a man instead of a lamb? Do the research, don’t take my word for it, go see it for yourselves.

    The point is that outside of the Bible we know absolutely nothing about this “Jesus Christ” character. There is literally no documentation for his life, no evidence of any kind, at all, period, which is mighty odd don’t you think? Every other famous person who lived back then is verifiable. It’s no problem to verify King Herod, Pontius Pilate, the ancient philosophers, etc. so why is it so difficult to verify the “savior of all mankind,” the most famous person in the history of the world? There shouldn’t be any problems with finding proof for his purported existence and it’s absolutely ludicrous that nothing can be found to back up the claim that he existed as a human being.

    There are, of course, Christian excuses for “sources of proof” that he was a “historical figure”, but these “sources” are all “hear·say: n 1. Unverified information heard or received from another; rumor. 2. Evidence based upon the reports of others, rather than the personal knowledge of a witness, therefore generally not admissible as testimony.” They are all non-contemporary second-hand sources! Nothing concrete! I just love how Christians try to use writers who weren’t even born until many years after Jesus supposedly died, and then claim it as “proof.” I was reading a Christian book called “The Case for Christ” by Lee Strobel, which claims to be a book by a lawyer who conducted an investigation into the historical Jesus and found adequate evidence to prove him to be a real person, but he was quoting writers from the second and third centuries, guys who weren’t even born until hundreds of years after Jesus supposedly died, and calling that “proof” which is absolutely ridiculous. His sources would never hold up in a real court of law, and I invite all of my readers to read the book or watch the DVD of the same title to see exactly what I’m talking about. How those “sources” can constitute real “proof” that Jesus Christ walked the earth is beyond me, these Christian writers are just desperate liars. I’ve looked at many similar books written by Christians such as Josh McDowell, I’ve listened to radio interviews, watched documentaries and things like that claiming that the proof for Jesus exists and they’re all the same sources, including the main four that I’ll present here, plus they typically use the “proving the Bible with the Bible” manipulation and try to claim the four gospels as “proof” as well, which I will also address here. They never provide anything useful and it was very disappointing to me after being raised a Christian to see how biased and dishonest these Christians are in making their claims. I am an honest person and I was conducting an honest, unbiased investigation and making an authentic attempt to find evidence for the historical existence of Jesus Christ, and all I found was a pack of rehashed lies as told by various biased, dishonest, Christian apologists. But don’t take my word for it, do your own research and watch the films, read the books, find yourself some Christian apologists and analyze their “sources of proof” sometime. Unless you’re completely biased yourself, you’ll see exactly what I’m talking about.

    And their best “source” was?

    Josephus: Jesus supposedly left this earth sometime around 33 AD. Josephus wasn’t even born until 37 AD! Anyone with second grade math skills can figure out the problem with this “source of proof.” Jesus purportedly died 4 years before Josephus was even born! This is proof that Jesus Christ walked the earth? And don’t forget, this is the best “source of proof” that Christians have to offer. This is the earliest “source.” There are no eye witness accounts or concrete documentation such as court records, etc. Considering the fact that Josephus couldn’t possibly have been an eye witness, what was his source of information about Jesus? No other documented source existed at the time that this passage was purportedly written by Josephus, therefore how did Josephus learn of Jesus? Word of mouth via second-hand hearsay is the best that we can hope for, which is, of course, inadmissible evidence in a court of law because hearsay proves nothing. The passage, if genuine, is very odd considering that Josephus was an orthodox Jew. The passage speaks as if Jesus is the “messiah.” Jews don’t believe in Jesus.

    As written in “The Antiquities of the Jews” the passage entitled the “Testimonium Flavianum” reads as follows:

    “Now, there was about this time, Jesus, a wise man, if it be lawful to call him a man, for he was a doer of wonderful works,–a teacher of such men as receive the truth with pleasure. He drew over to him both many of the Jews, and many of the Gentiles. He was [the] Christ; and when Pilate, at the suggestion of the principal men amongst us, had condemned him to the cross, those that loved him at the first did not forsake him, for he appeared to them alive again the third day, as the divine prophets had foretold these and ten thousand other wonderful things concerning him; and the tribe of Christians, so named from him, are not extinct at this day.”

    First of all, this passage breaks the narrative and had nothing to do with anything in the passages before it or after it. It is also far too brief to have been written by Josephus, giving tons of information in one short passage, which was not the style of Josephus who wrote in a “long handed” style. This passage was never quoted by anybody, not even the early church fathers, until the 4th century, which is oddly suspicious. Had the passage existed before then the church fathers surely would have quoted it during the defense of their faith, but they did not. This is a list of Church fathers who studied Josephus but never mentioned the “Jesus” passage:

    · Justin Martyr (100 CE – 165 CE) mentioned Josephus all the time, no mention of “Jesus” passage.

    · Theophilus (180 AD)

    · Irenaeus (120/140 CE – 200/203 CE)

    · Clement of Alexandria (150 CE – 211/215 CE)

    · Origen (185 CE – 254 CE)

    · Hippolytus (170 CE – 235 CE)

    · Minucius Felix (250 AD)

    · Anatolius (230 CE – 270/280 CE)

    · Chrysostom (347 CE – 407 CE)

    The first “Christian defender” to mention the passage was Eusebius, known as the “Father of Church History,” who is commonly believed to be the one who wrote the passage and inserted it into Josephus’s work. The passage is written in his style not to mention that he is notorious for his dishonesty, and can be quoted as such:

    1) “I have repeated whatever may rebound to the glory, and suppressed all that could tend to the disgrace of our religion.”

    2) “It will sometimes be necessary to use falsehood for the benefit of those who need such a treatment.”

    3) “We shall introduce into this history in general only those events which may be useful first to ourselves and afterwards to posterity.”

    This passage is admitted to be a forgery and (4th century) interpolation by many early, as well as modern, Christian church fathers and even the Catholic Encyclopedia states: “The passage seems to suffer from repeated interpolations” but unfortunately many Christians still attempt to pass this nonsense off as “proof for Jesus” which is very dishonest of them and illustrates how desperate they are. And I’ll repeat: Even if it’s an authentic Josephus passage, which it’s obviously not, it’s a secondhand, hearsay source from a non-contemporary which doesn’t prove anything in the first place.

    Tacitus: Tacitus wasn’t even born until 23 years after Jesus supposedly died (56 CE), and this passage, if genuinely written by Tacitus, which is questionable, wasn’t even written until 66 years after Jesus supposedly died (107 CE), therefore this also constitutes a non eye-witness secondhand hearsay “source of proof” which is inadmissible evidence in a court of law and, once again, proves nothing. This passage was supposedly written in the early second century, but for some odd reason not a single person makes mention of this passage until the 15th century! What are the chances of that happening? None of the early church fathers ever mentioned this passage in the defense of their faith as they surely would have, had the passage existed back then. Not even Eusebius, the “Father of Church History” (see Josephus section above) mentions it. And Tertullian, who read and quoted Tacitus quite frequently, never mentioned it either, which he surely would have had he known of it. Pretty much the only explanation for the 1300-1400 years of absolute silence concerning this passage is that it simply didn’t exist during that period. In his Annals, which are suspicious even within themselves, also having never been mentioned by any contemporary or early writers, Tacitus supposedly wrote:

    “Nero fastened the guilt and inflicted the most exquisite tortures on a class hated for their abominations, called Christians by the populace. Christus, from whom the name had its origin, suffered the extreme penalty during the reign of Tiberius at the hands of one of our procurators, Pontius Pilate.”

    First of all, Pontius Pilate was not a “procurator” he was a “prefect” and Tacitus would have known this. Also, if this passage proves anything at all it only proves the existence of Christians in the early second century, not a historical Jesus Christ in the early first century. Also, the remaining body of work by Tacitus is huge yet it lacks all mention of Jesus (or anyone similar) and Christians. If “Christus” (Christos) was Jesus, and had “suffered the extreme penalty” under Pilate, then how did Tacitus know this? What was his source? Considering that the Josephus passage hadn’t been forged yet, how did Tacitus get this information, hearsay? If Tacitus got the information from Josephus, where did Josephus get his information? Clearly we can see the problem, and that is that there is no verifiable source of eye-witness to Jesus Christ to be relied upon.

    Pliny the Younger: This writer wasn’t even born until 29 years after Jesus supposedly died (62 CE), and this “source” consists of a letter than was supposedly written by him 77 years after Jesus supposedly died (110 CE), to the Emperor Trajan asking him what the proper punishment was for a group of “Christiani” who were causing trouble and refused to renounce “Christo” as their God. And that is supposedly “proof” for a “historical Jesus Christ” according to Christians. Can we get any cheesier than that? Yes, we can, let’s take a look at…

    Suetonius: He wasn’t even born until 36 years after Jesus supposedly died (69 CE) and these writings weren’t even written until 77 years after Jesus supposedly died (110 CE). They consist of only 2 very brief passages, one in which he mentions “Christiani” calling their beliefs “superstition.” If he thought Jesus was a real person why did he call it a “superstition”? The other passage merely mentions the word “Chrestos” which was a widely used epithet meaning “good,” “virtuous,” “useful” or “easy.” No mention of a physical existence of a “Jesus Christ” at all, and nothing else that cold even remotely be considered “evidence” or “proof” for a “historical Jesus Christ” yet Christians pathetically attempt to use this in their list of standard “proofs” for Jesus!

    Is everyone reading this book beginning to see why I am calling these Christian apologists “dishonest” now? Their claims are bogus, dishonest, misleading and ridiculous at the very best.

    There are more “sources” than just these typical four such as Thallus, Phlegon, Mara Bar-Serapion, etc. but they’re so blatantly idiotic that there’s no use in even mentioning them, any second grader could recognize that they prove nothing.

    The Four Gospels: Trying to use the “four gospels” as “proof” for Jesus is also a ridiculous notion which is equivalent to trying to prove that Harry Potter is a real person by using a Harry Potter book, or trying to prove that Superman is a real person by using a Superman comic book. You simply cannot “prove” the Bible with the Bible. That is a retarded idea at the very best. But even if it was acceptable to claim the Bible as “proof” for Jesus being a real person, the four gospels are so riddled with contradictions, impossibilities and proven to be plagiarized in many places from ancient Egypt that there is simply no way that they have any credibility at all.

    Here is a small/partial list of contradictions in the four gospels:

    1) Matthew says there were 41 generations from Abraham to Jesus while Luke says there were 56.

    2) The genealogies in Matthew and Mark disagree on every name except for 2.

    3) Matthew says Christ was born when Herod was King of Judea. Luke says he was born when Cyrenius was governor of Syria. But Herod died in 4 BC and Cyrenius didn’t become governor until 10 years later.

    4) Matthew, Mark and Luke state that the public career of Jesus lasted about a year mainly in the city of Galilee and that he went to Jerusalem only once, while John asserts that his public career lasted for three years mainly in Judea, and that he was in Jerusalem many times.

    5) John says that the driving of the money changers from the temple occurred early in Christ’s ministry, while Matthew, Mark and Luke declare that it happened at the end of his ministry.

    6) What time did the resurrection story begin? Matthew says dawn, Mark and Luke say very early in the morning, and John says when it was dark.

    7) Who witnessed the resurrection? John says only Mary Magdalene, Matthew says both Mother Mary and Mary Magdalene, Mark says the two Marys as well as one other lady and Luke says there was a flock of many women.

    8) …and like the energizer bunny, the contradictions continue on and on, but I’ve made my point clear and there’s no need to carry on with this list.

    Christians claim that the four gospels are “eye witness accounts” written by 4 of Jesus’ apostles, but every major Christian scholar since Erasmus has said that they were originally written in Greek and not translated from any other language. Matthew, Mark, Luke and John were Greek? Jesus and his apostles were supposedly Jews. Jews and Palestinians back then spoke Aramaic, not Greek! Shouldn’t those original manuscripts be in Aramaic? Also, the First New Testament, which was published in 145 AD by Marcion of Pontus, well over a full century after Jesus supposedly left this earth, did not contain Matthew, Mark, Luke or John, it contained only “The Gospel of the Lord.” The first historical mention of any of the four gospels was in the year 180 AD by Theopholis of Antioch, who mentioned only the gospel of John, not Matthew, not Mark, not Luke. The other three weren’t ever mentioned historically until 10 years later by the Christian Father, St. Irenaeus. And so, here we have a period of over 150 years after the purported events took place, nobody has heard of the four gospels, and when they finally do show up in history they are written in Greek, not Aramaic. Hmm and nobody knows for sure who really authored the four books, there is certainly no way to prove who wrote them and surely no way to find out. The four apostles who supposedly wrote them were surely long dead before their first historical mentions, and the books didn’t exist when the first New Testament was published, obviously, therefore the four gospels are definitely not concrete evidence and certainly not acceptable! Who wrote them? Even Christians will admit that nobody knows for sure. Furthermore, those gospels, which were originally written in the second century, have been lost or destroyed and the only ones that we have, the oldest ones that we have now, are copies of copies of copies that were made from the lost originals. Nobody knows who copied them or if they preserved what was in the originals, and the oldest surviving documents are over 300 years newer than the originals. There are also many phony (non-canonical) “gospels” that didn’t make it into the Bible, which include the “Gospel of Paul,” the “Gospel of Bartholomew,” the “Gospel of Judas Iscariot,” the “Gospel of the Egyptians,” the “Gospel or Recollections of Peter,” the “Oracles or Sayings of Christ,” and many others, all of which contradict each other and all of which can still be read in “The Apocryphal New Testament.” We can’t even be sure if the ones that made it into the Bible are genuine. The logical answer is no, certainly not. The four gospels are worthless “sources of proof” for a “historical” Jesus Christ. Question: If Jesus Christ was a real person, then why did all of contemporary history ignore him, why was he depicted in Christian art as a sheep, not a man for the first 800 years of Christianty, and why were so many people in the business of forging “gospels”? Obviously they are forgeries because they all contradict each other. Has anyone ever forged a life story for a real person? So why do it for Jesus? If he was a real person then we’d have genuine non-conflicting accounts, but as it is we have phonies galore. We don’t have phony life stories for Josephus, Philo, Socrates, Plato, Julius Caesar, King Herod, Pontius Pilate or any other authentic historical figure from that time in history but we have an overflowing library of extra-Biblical “gospels” floating around all of which are obviously phony because they all tell different “life stories” of Jesus. Repeat, there is no need to make up phony life stories for real people, only mythic characters need to have their life stories invented! It seems to me that they had a “gospel” writing contest, and there were 4 lucky winners who had the best fictitious stories. And furthermore, as far as the fictitious “Greatest Story Ever Told” is concerned, along with the unverifiable Jesus Christ, there are many tall tales in those books, which are also historically unverifiable:

    1) There is no historical evidence for Joseph, Mother Mary or Mary Magdalene.

    2) There is no historical evidence for the King Herod “Massacre of the Innocents” tale. Herod is a verified real person, but the massacre is a tall tale invented by the same people who invented Jesus Christ. And by the way, King Herod died in the year 4 BC, which means that he was dead when Jesus was supposedly born, which makes this whole story impossible. (Another contradiction)

    3) There is no historical evidence for King David, which is ludicrous. Had he been a real King then there should be more than adequate evidence to verify his existence like there is for Julius Caesar, King Herod and Pontius Pilate. “Kings” don’t just disappear from history or fail to get mentioned. If historians don’t document political leaders/rulers then who do they document?

    4) They called Jesus “Jesus of Nazareth” but there is no historical verification for a town or a city named “Nazareth” during the same time period that Jesus Christ supposedly lived. The first historical/geographical mention of that place is in the early 4th century.

    5) There is no historical evidence for the Apostle Paul or any of Jesus’ other apostles and the “Thirteen Epistles of Paul” contradicts all four of the “gospels.” He doesn’t mention a single aspect of the Jesus story that is common knowledge today. No virgin birth, no miracles, no sayings, no teachings, no trial, no crucifixion, no resurrection, no nothing. Paul doesn’t seem to know who Jesus Christ was, yet he was the one who should have known the most!

    6) There is no evidence or historical documentation for all of those dead zombies supposedly rising out of their graves, as written in (Matthew 27:52-53) – “and the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised; and coming out of the graves after His resurrection, they went into the holy city and appeared to many.” “Appeared to many”? How come no outside of the Bible sources for this to verify it then?

    7) There is no historical mention of 2000 pigs drowning as mentioned in (Mark 5:13) – “And forthwith Jesus gave them leave. And the unclean spirits went out, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the sea, (they were about two thousand;) and were choked in the sea.” Surely, this story would have made the press had it been a real event.

    8) No evidence for a trial, crucifixion or resurrection of Jesus Christ, or anyone similar to that, and of course there’s not because there’s no evidence for Jesus himself. (But there is historical documentation for Pontius Pilate, he’s a verified historical figure, no question about that.)

    The “four gospels” is full of tall tales, myths and legends which only exist in the Bible itself, not in “history.” Had they been real people and real events there would be evidence/documentation for them, especially for Jesus Christ, but there’s not. The “four gospels is history” theory is so full of gaping holes that it clearly disqualifies itself as a “source of proof” for a historical Jesus Christ.

    If the Bible “proves” that Jesus was a real person, then a Superman comic book proves that Superman is a real person! The Super Hero of the planet earth, the most important man of all time, the most famous man that ever lived, the one and only “Son of God” the “Almighty Messiah,” the “Greatest Story Ever Told” but no HISTORIAN wanted to write about him and there is no EVIDENCE for his existence!

    There is simply nothing solid to prove the historical existence of the super hero of the planet Earth. Don’t you find that a bit odd considering the fact that this is one of the best documented periods in history and that there are hundreds of people from the same time period and long before, both Biblical and non-Biblical, that are perfectly verifiable with no problem whatsoever? Socrates, Plato, Julius Caesar, King Herod, Pontius Pilate, the list goes on and on like the energizer bunny, but nothing for Jesus Christ! Repeat: Why are pretty much all of the other famous people of the same time period VERIFIABLE with concrete evidence but Jesus Christ is NOT? Don’t just shine that on like it doesn’t mean anything, that’s very significant! Surely “God” could have made sure we had verifiable facts and concrete evidence! Yet there is nothing to verify the existence of “God’s only begotten Son.” That is pretty ridiculous if you ask me! Are you going to try to make excuses for this? Are you going to keep on having illogical, irrational blind “faith” despite all of this?

  • Elkay says:

    Niko, Jesus Christ, as He is presented to us in the New Testament is too singular and too great to have been invented so uniformly by all those writers. The force of Jesus Christ unleashed those writings; the writings did not create the force. Something stupendous unleashed those diverse witnesses to tell these stunning and varied, yet unified, stories of Jesus Christ.

    Nobody has ever explained the empty tomb of Jesus in the hostile environment of Jerusalem where the enemies of Jesus would have given anything to produce the corpse, but could not. The earliest attempts to cover the scandal of resurrection were manifestly almost silly. Modern theories that Jesus didn’t die but swooned, and then awoke in the tomb and moved the stone and tricked his skeptical disciples into believing he was risen as the Lord of the universe don’t persuade.

    Cynical opponents of Christianity abounded where claims were made that many eyewitnesses were available to consult concerning the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. “After that He appeared to more than five hundred brethren at one time, most of whom remain until now, but some have fallen asleep” (1 Corinthians 15:6). Such claims would be exposed as immediate falsehood if they could.

    The early church was an indomitable force of faith and love and sacrifice on the basis of the reality of Jesus Christ. The character of this church, and the nature of the gospel of grace and forgiveness, and the undaunted courage of men and women – even unto death – do not fit your hypothesis of mass hysteria.. That something was Jesus Christ, as all of them testified, even as they died singing.

    The prophesies of the Old Testament find stunning fulfillment in the history of Jesus Christ. The witness to these fulfillments are too many, too diverse, too subtle and too interwoven into the history of the New Testament church and its many writings to be fabricated by some great conspiracy.

    The witnesses to Jesus Christ who wrote the New Testament Gospels and letters are not gullible or deceitful or demented. This is manifest from the writings themselves. The books bear the marks of intelligence and clear-headedness and maturity and a moral vision that is compelling.

    The worldview that emerges from the writings of the New Testament makes more sense out of more reality than any other worldview. It not only fits the human heart, but also the cosmos and history and God as he reveals himself in nature and conscience.

    When we see and believe the glory of God in the Gospel, the Holy Spirit is given to us so that the love of God might be “poured out in our hearts” (Romans 5:5). I thank God that I have had the Holy Spirit experience of knowing the love of God in my heart through the Gospel of Him who died for me while I was an ungodly person and I pray that for you too.

  • Chris says:

    andriej…well the bible does teach that satan does have much influence in our world and is actually called the god of it. 2 corinthians 4.4, luke 4, 1 John 5.19, efesians 6, 2 corinthians 2.9 to 11. that doesnt mean that individually we can blame satan for us sinning, james 1, but in general, the world is under his dominion yes.

  • Andriej says:

    Thank you Elkay and Nico Bellic, your consideration and attention are very much appreciated, may God continue to bless you both!!!

  • Niko Bellic says:

    Elkay – No man named Jesus actually lived 2,000 years ago. Jesus was a prototype created after Yashua who was in the embodiment of a melanite. The letter “J” didn’t even come into human existence until the 1500’s… He doesn’t know what he speaks… He is just an angry, jealous, confused and wicked liar of a mouth piece.

  • Elkay says:

    Andriej, let’s just say “absolutely not”. Jesus Himself said that all to whom He gives eternal life will never perish and that His Father who gave them to Him is greater than all and no one can snatch them from His hand. John 10:28-29. The fact that Satan is defeated and yet continues to plague us may be a bit of a mystery but remember that God exists “outside” of time and He can see Satan defeated and us tempted at the same “time”. Furthermore, all Christians are indwelt by the Holy Spirit ((John 14:17) and the Spirit is greater/stronger than he (the enemy) who is the world. (1 John 4:4). Always go to Scripture when you have questions like this and do not depend on your own thinking/questioning/rational.

  • Andriej says:

    If someone who considers and calls herself/herself a Christian in both name and practice, questions only one critical teaching of the Christian faith, does that make them automatically a non-Christian?

    For instance, let’s assume a Christian comes to believe the only reason bad things happen to good people in this life is that the devil has successfully convinced Christians that s/he had been defeated in this world via Jesus’ ultimate sacrifice for us all. And this in turn triggered many of us to let our guards down against the evils we know the devil brings (again we do this only because we’re taught the devil has already been beaten so there’s no threat there, right). And further what happens is that we slowly proceed to allow the devil to poison our world to the point of total destruction. If a Christian actually believed this then would God consider this person to be a Christian?

  • Chris says:

    Nicole prosper…no. we dont have the power to choose right over wrong because our sinful nature will not permit us to one hundred percent of the time make the right spiritual decisions although we know we know we should. romans 7. jesus, by giving us a new born again nature, then gives us the power to choose right over wrong by the power of the holy spirit who lives within us. blessings!!

  • Jamie Jamie says:

    Thanks for all the time you put into your posts Niko. I appreciate your concern for sharing what you have found through all your research.

    I am curious, the God who created everything, that you have said is revealed as The One in Reverse Speech, why has He allowed the Reptilians to have such free access to deceive humanity? Why has He destroyed them or at least clearly revealed their deceptions and revealed Himself to humanity? That is one of the questions you asked about the God of the Bible, and found the answer inadequate. Have you found a better answer for the reason behind The One’s involvement in defeating the deception and destructive intents of the Reptilians?

  • Nicole Prosper says:

    We have the power to choose right from wrong? How so?

  • Niko Bellic says:

    Dream, Everything in the universe is consciousness. Space and time in all planes of reality are only projections within universal consciousness. There really is no here or there for everything is at one place where Mind is. Mind does not move at all. Mind simply Is. Mind is everywhere yet nowhere. Mind is nowhere but Here, Now. We are all existing together as a singularity in one place and time. Everything is one, Here and Now.

    Several events in different places that are moving in synchronization may actually be the movements of the same event. Imagine a fighter jet flying in the sky, with several video cameras recording its movements from different angles. Each recording is displayed on different screens. When the fighter jet displayed on one screen turns or moves in a different direction, all other fighter jets in the other screens simultaneously move in a correlated manner.

    Every day experience is a projected reality where things only appear to be separated in time and space. In a deeper reality, we are all members of the same body. When one part of the body moves, every other part is instantly affected. Separation is an illusion. There is a dimension of reality where we are all inseparably one. When we feel love in any form, it has the effect of beginning to shatter that illusion.

    When two electrons collide, they exchange energy and information with each other. From then onwards, no matter where one electron is, you will be able to tell the location and momentum of the other. When a change occurs in one electron, it will immediately be reflected in the other. You are always able to know in one, what is going on in the other. When you cause change in one, you cause change in the other. We exchange portions of our energy fields with each other when we come into contact, therefore we remain inseparably connected at all times.

    Imagine the universe is an ocean and each of us is a wave in that ocean. The wave and the ocean are the same. We are the universe localized in a single point in spacetime. The soul has two parts. It is both local and nonlocal. Part of you is localized and part of you is nonlocal, and connected to everything. You are the universe, located in your body. Not all your thoughts, wishes and desires are actually your thoughts, wishes and desires. Part of them are the very intentions of the universe.

    The spirit in me is the same as the spirit in you, and the spirit in all beings. Enlightenment is the realization that you are the universal spirit observing from a particular point of view. Each of us is the universal spirit projecting a particular point of view. My self is inseparable from all that exists, just as your self is inseparable from all that exists. You are an aspect of infinite intelligence, and infinite intelligence is the source of all that exist. Therefore you are the source of all that exist and you create your own experience. Everything is possible because everything exists within you. The same unbounded potential of the infinite spirit also resides in each and every one of us.

    Your soul is the reflection of all souls. You are the Other. Without the other, you would not exist. You are defined by your relationships with others. You would need to describe the whole universe in order to define a single person. Therefore every single person is the whole universe. Your soul is both personal and universal at the same time. Everyone is a reflection of yourself. You are in a hall of mirrors where every reflection of yourself appears different. Others you admire reflect the qualities you most cherish in yourself. Others you detest reflect the qualities you most deny in yourself. Each person you see is a different version of you.

    All the cells in your body start from just one cell. That one cell in the womb is fertilized, grows and divides into two. The two cells grow and divide into four. This process happens fifty times until there are one hundred thousand billion cells in your body. That’s where the replication stops. Just as a single cell in the womb differentiates into brain cells, nerve cells and retinal cells, and through them give us experience of the world, so does the single spirit differentiates into all observers and observations, inner world and outer world.

    The outer world is a mirror of yourself at any place and time. If you want to know the state of your personal consciousness, just look around and see what is happening to you. If you want to know the state of the collective consciousness, just look around at what is happening in the world. Your personal reality is synchronistically orchestrated by your sense of self at all times. If a critical mass of people expressed their higher selves, they would cause a transformation in collective consciousness and the world reality. Every time a person rises in personal consciousness, he moves the state of the world towards a higher one than before.

    The whole universe is one reality which is pure consciousness. Pure consciousness is absolute existence. God makes things through the direct act of becoming the things which He creates. In the beginning the One differentiated into the many. The One entered into the many and became the Self of each. The being within everything is the One. When you merge with this nonlocal self, you become one with the Self of all that exist. The One is the Higher Self of all. You are the One.

  • dream says:

    Niko Belic… What is God doing? Constantly knocking on your heart to surrender to him who created you and stop being your own God. God created you. Or have you decided that you will be born? No. Thats enough to see Gods love.
    All it takes is to pray:”God has mercy on me sinner”. Read how criminal on the cross next to Jesus was saved. He accepted that he did wrong and accepted that Jesus is king. Thats all it takes to get to heaven.
    All those tribes who never heart gospel will be judge according their heart. Read the Bible is there.
    If you look for meaning of life, truth and real love God will make the way to save you. God is love and is interested to save you more that you are. Obliviously you are not interested to get to heaven when you are mocking God like that.

  • Niko Bellic says:

    I don’t have to ‘seek’ God because that power already dwells within. I don’t have to testify what is clearly seen by anyone who has real discernment and clearly, this person does not have it. Sorry.

  • Niko Bellic says:

    It is overwhelmingly obvious that the host of this show has not done any real research into EVP or Reverse Speech. She has simply watched a video on Youtube of Peggy Kane and, jumped to the conclusion that she is communicating with “evil spirits”.
    “We’re not supposed to do that” she says. Why exactly? Because the Bible says so. Right.
    Why exactly would “God” not want people understanding more about the nature of reality? What doesn’t “He” want people to discover? Is it really as simple as “if you communicate with evil spirits then you go to Hell”? Well that’s what most Christians believe.
    Of course communication with “spirits” is not always a good thing, there are certainly entities that will try and manipulate you e.g the Reptilians (as Peggy Kane herself will testify). And a lot of the “channelled” information is definately suspect and open to manipulation. But to label ALL entities that exist outside of our frequency range as “evil” is just utter nonesnse. It’s like saying that all human beings are evil. There are both good and bad.
    And who gains exactly, from keeping people in the dark anyway?

    The Reptilians

    The level of manipulation and deception on this planet has been absolutely mind blowing and getting your head around all of this can take some time before it really sinks in. But the Reptilians have understood the human mind like the back of their hands, they have had technology so far ahead of humans, it makes us look like we’re still in the stone age, and they are multidimensional in nature. Creating “supernatural” experiences and “miracles” for people really hasn’t been a big deal for them.
    Religion has been a major control structure of the Reptilians, but it has been more then simply a way to control humanity. They have fed off of human emotion and this is one of the key elements of all this. Just think of the amount of “worship energy” created, just in a single church alone, every Sunday morining! All that emotional focus and intense worship energy directed towards “Jesus” and “God” has gone straight to the Reptilians. This is a complex subject to fully understand, but to put it simply, they are multi-dimensional in nature and human emotion to them is a very tangible substance.

    Here’s a quote from David Icke’s latest book; “Human Race Get Off Your Knees”…
    “By choosing to give yourself to a deity or “god”, you open your psyche to possession by the force which that deity or “god” represents. You make a vibrational connection. Deities like “Jesus”, “Yahweh” and “Allah”, symbolise very different forces to those perceived by their believers. World Religions are a fantastic source of energy for the Fourth Density Reptilians when the worshippers are manipulated to focus on deities that represent them. This energetic connection is used to trawl and drain the life force of humans.”
    What he is saying here completely backs up the discoveries made through reverse speech.
    Many Christians have stories of “miracles” happening, like the gold teeth appearing or “being filled with the Holy Spirit”, and of course everyone goes “wow, isn’t God amazing”. Why wouldn’t you think it was God? Who else would it be? Who could create these experiences other then God?
    The Reptilians aren’t stupid. They know if they just gave followers of their Religions suffering and hard times then people would see through the lies very quickly. This is why they occasionally “bless people” and create “spiritual experiences” for them. It stops people questioning and doubting, and gives them the “proof” they need that their Religion is the “true path”.
    Bible Prophecy
    The Reptilians have known what they’re “Endgame” plan was for a long, long time. They are multi-dimensional, so time has been a different thing for them altogether. It has been easy for them to plan things, literally thousands of years in advance, and that is why “prophetic” books like George Orwell’s (Illuminati) book, 1984, which was written in 1948, was able to predict our modern society with such accuracy.
    Now, Christians look to the prophecy written in the Bible, and how it does appear to be manifesting right now, and they shout “See, God’s word is true!” Just look at the book of Revelation and the “mark of the beast” as an example, and how it is describing the “microchip” that the Illuminati want to introduce within the next few years.

    The book of Revelation also predicts the coming of a great war, where billions of people will die. The two previous world wars were created by the Illuminati networks, and the Reptilians had planned for three great wars, before their “New World Order” could be fully established.
    Many reseachers have written about this and famous Freemason, Albert Pike (Illuminati), is often quoted, as he wrote about the plan for “three great wars” back in 1871. Recently, reseachers have indicated that the “Third World War” would involve China, Russia and NATO (US and Europe).
    And the Bible does show us what the Reptilians had planned…
    Revelation 9:15
    So the four angels, who had been prepared for the hour and day and month and year, were released to kill a third of mankind. Now the number of the army of the horsemen was two hundred million.
    And thus I saw horses in the vision; those who sat on them had breastplates of fiery red, hyacinth blue and sulfur yellow, and out of their mouths came fire, smoke and brimstone.
    By these three plagues a third of mankind was killed – by the fire and the smoke and the brimstone which came out of heir mouths.
    For their power is in their mouth and in their tails: for their tails are like serpents and with them they do great harm.

    So, again Christians look at these “prophetic insights” and shout “See the Bible is true, God is warning us!”. It must be God, who else could of predicted these events? Well, if you aren’t aware of the Reptilians and their control and manipulation of this planet, then it is the only logical conclusion to come to really.
    Christians are led to believe that all of these events; the creation of a “One World Governmet” (the Beast), the introduction of the “microchip” (the Mark of the Beast) and the total destruction of civilization as we know it, through the Third World War, are all part of “God’s Plan”. Therefore they won’t do anything to stop it from happening! They will just sit and, watch it manifest around them and think it is the way it has to be. They are promised that this is all part of the “Great Tribulation” period that they must go through before they are “Raptured” up into Heaven to be with Jesus.
    But it is NOT God’s plan. It is the Reptilians!
    They have always told Humanity what their plans are; Books, films and TV shows have consistently informed people of what is planned. Just take the 9/11 attacks as a prime example:
    The “X-Files” spin off show, “The Lone Gunmen”, broadcast it’s pilot episode on 4th March 2001 (7 months before the attacks), which depicted a terroist attack in New York City, involving a passager jet flying into the World Trade Center…

    The Lone Gunmen Pilot Episode


    The Bible is no different. It is simply the Reptilians main “SCRIPT”. And the Illuminati bloodlines and the Christians around the world are playing their parts perfectly, just as the Reptilians had hoped.
    After all the chaos of the “Third World War” has left the world in tatters, the Christians that have survived will look to the sky and hope that Jesus returns soon and takes them to Heaven. But it will never happen. Instead, they will come to understand that they have been duped on a monumental scale, as the Reptilians appear openly, declaring themselves rulers of planet Earth, and laughing at them hysterically for being so gulliable!
    Why would God create such a beautiful world and such an amazing Human race and then destroy it all so heartlessly?
    The Reptilians, through their Illuminati puppets, always promise people that “change” is coming and the “future” will be so much better. They constantly string people along with false hope and false promises so that no real change ever happens. Whether that’s through Barack Obama, with his slogan of “Change” or the Bible telling Christians once they go through the Tribulation, THEN they will be ok. False promises everywhere and from every angle.

    The Reptilians have always set up controlling structures with 2 sides that play off against each other. Just look at the structure of Government. Republicans v Democrats in the US and Labour v Conservative in the UK. When in fact, both sides are controlled by the same hidden hand of the Reptilians. It is exactly the same with Christanity. The Devil v Jesus. They control BOTH SIDES!

    Here is “Jesus” instructing Christians that the planned chaos must happen before his return…
    Matthew 24:6
    “You will hear wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.
    For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom And there will be famines, pestilences, and earthquakes in various places. All these are the beginning of the sorrows…
    And because lawlessness will abound, the love of many will grow cold. But he who endures to the end shall be saved”
    False hope and false promises. It’s always been the Reptilians way.
    Jesus and the Gospels
    The Bible gives us clues about reality, because it was created by the Reptilians, but these kind of texts are always truth mixed with lies. It is a much more effective way of manipulation, compared to giving people 100% lies. Most humans are intelligent enough and can see through something that is an out and out lie, so if you mix truth and lies together then people connect with the truth on a deep level and just soak up the lies without noticing.

    Take what “Jesus” says in the four Gospels for example, it is full of spiritual wisdom (or most of it anyway), and contains some good lessons to live by. So people really connect with these parts of the Bible and feel the Universal truth that is being communicated.
    But not everything Jesus said was “uplifting” was it?
    Mathew 10:34
    “Do not think that I came to bring peace on Earth. I did not come to bring peace on Earth, but a sword. For I have come to set a man against his father, a daughter against her mother and a daugher-in-law against her mother-in-law. And a man’s enemies will be those of his own household. He who loves his father or mother more then Me is not worthy of Me. And he who loves son or daughter more then Me is not worthy of Me”
    He certainly seems to have a problem with jealousy, doesn’t he?
    Matthew 7:21
    “Not everyone who says to me Lord, Lord shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father. Many will say to Me in that day, Lord, Lord have we not prophesied in your name, cast out demons in your name and done many wonders in your name? And I will declare to them; “I never knew you; depart from Me”
    A note followed this Bible passage…
    “Eternal life is not dependant on whether you know Christ, but whether He knows you. Obdedience, not activity, is the sign of relationship”
    Wow! So even if you spend your entire life doing “good deeds” as a devoted Christian, Jesus might still turn round at the end of your life as say “sorry, who are you? You’re not coming into Heaven, on yer bike” That’s nice to know.
    It’s all about OBEDIENCE isn’t it? And what quality does a master look for most in a good slave? Oh yeah, that’s right.

    Well, what do you think?
    Be careful now, after all, Jesus did say in Matthew 7:13…
    “Enter by the narrow gate: for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction and there are many who go in by it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it”
    Why would God have to make it all so difficult for us anyway? He creates us, gives us intelligence and the ability to think, ponder, question, and realise when something does or doesn’t make sense, but then he’s going to punish us for using the very abilities HE’S given us in the first place? Work that one out?
    It really comes down to this: Do you think the Bible was written by God? Do You think that Christianity is the “ultimate truth”? Or do you think there might be more to the story then a book that was written over 1700 years ago, and re-edited many times over the years?
    Christians generally agree that the offical, “authorised” edition of the the Bible is the “King James Bible” which was first published in 1611. All monachies and government structures since the “beginning of civilization” through Summer/Babylon (approx 4000 bc), to accient Egypt, the Roman empire, the monachies of Europe and the government structures we have in our modern societies have all been controlled by the Illuminati bloodlines (and the evidence is available to prove it). How can Christians trust one of these “kings” to give them the truth?

    Fear has been the Reptilian’s most effective form of control. It keeps people in a very small box and stops them from asking questions and seeing things from another perspective. The whole Christian ideology is basically built on fear. “Must do that, I can’t do that, I don’t want to end up in Hell”. Just those two passages quoted from the Bible earlier give us an indication of what these Reptilian beings are like.
    As Bill Hicks said: “It’s just a choice between: FEAR or LOVE“
    You can let FEAR (mind) dictate your beliefs and your actions, or are you can allow LOVE (heart) to guide you? The mind has been the playground of the Reptilians and they have literally “programmed” people’s minds from birth to believe what they want them to believe. But the heart is a different matter. They cannot touch the heart. The heart is how we connect to “intuitive knowing” and “gut feelings”. The heart KNOWS, while the mind THINKS. Massive difference. The heart is where our true connection to life and the universe is and the Reptilians are terrified of LOVE more then anything else!

    Reverse Speech is one of the most incredible tools we have available for seeing through the Reptilian’s mainpulations and lies. Plain and simple.
    Humanity has been messed with on every level imaginable. Keeping people in fear, confused and blinded from the truth has allowed the Reptilians to stay hidden and made it possible for them to control and manipulate behind the scenes, without a problem.
    They knew this period of “Human Awakening” was coming and that is why they are frantically trying to complete their “control grid” across the planet and have warned in their Bible for Christians not to fall for the “Great End Time Deceptions”. Again, time is very different for them and that is how they knew about this time of Human awakening 2000 years ago (at least), and are so desperate to supress it. But who’s “End Time” is it going to be: Humanity’s or the Reptilians?
    Will they achieve their “New World Order”?
    Will they kill billions in a coming nuclear war?
    Will planet Earth become a “living Hell” for the future of Humanity?
    I say NO!
    Things are changing. Humanity IS waking up! People are starting to see through the lies and manipulation that has kept them hypnotized and asleep! We are entering a new era of understanding and awareness and the Reptilians cannot hide in the shadows for much longer. Humanity’s prision doors are going to break open. I have no doubt about that.

    So if Christanity is a Lie, Does That Mean There is No God?
    Absolutely not!
    In reverse speech our TRUE CREATOR is called “THE ONE” and is also refered to, lovingly, as “DAD”. We have been disconnected from our true connection to “The One” because of the Reptilian’s manipulations. They have set up control systems which surpess human consciousness and stop us accessing the greater universe and fully connecting wih God. We are ALL part of the One.
    We are not in this fight alone. Our Creator is helping us break free from Reptilian control and when the mess on this planet is finally over, and we have our full consiouness restored, EVERYONE, not just the “chosen” or the “saved” will be able to communicate and have a relationship with God, our creator, our “Dad”.

    The Reptilians have had incredible power and intelligence and they thought that they could take control of the entire Universe and become more powerful then God! A lot of the atributes attached to “Satan” are based on truth. This is why they have loved pretending to be God and get billions of people worshiping them (unknowingly).
    But their time is running out, and I am beyond optimisic, that humanity will be restored to it’s true BEAUTY and MAGNIFICENCE, and the Reptilians will receive, nothing short of, the full punishment they deserve for all the horrors and atrocities they have subjected the Human race to throughout history.
    Freedom is coming…

    I know some Christians that read this will just dismiss it all without any futher investigation whatsoever. They’ll probably label me as an “antichrist” or a “demon” and conclude that all this is part of “Satan’s Deception”. That’s fine. I didn’t write this for them. I wrote it for all the open minded people out there who are trying to make sense of the world around them, but still have fears (programming) which stops them really having a closer look at reverse speech and what it is revealing, along with incredible researchers like David Icke and Peggy Kane.
    We’re all on an incredible journey here, and as we gain greater understanding and access new levels of awareness, we can start moving forward and begin contributing towards the end of the lies, manipulation and control that has plagued this planet for far too long and help usher in the freedom, love and truth which Humanity so desperately needs.
    I say bring it on!
    There’s really no need to be uptight about any of this though, so I’ll leave you with George Carlin; time to have a good laugh about all this! (although he is wrong about there being “no Creator” of course!)…

    And one final note; It has been discovered through reverse
    speech that a “Satan” is in fact a rank of Reptilian (high level).
    Til next time
    Your friend
    Niko Bellic

  • Niko Bellic says:

    The Bible

    And so to the Bible. If this is all true and God is telling Christians to “spread the Gospel” in order to “save” people from an eternity in Hell, then this has got to be one powerful book, full of Divine truth and brilliant wisdom! Something that’s just going to smack you in the face and pull you away from Satan’s deceptions!
    So let’s take a closer look at this book and see how effective it really is at turning people away from Satan’s deceptions. We can, of course, learn more about our “God’s” character as well…
    Genesis 22:1
    Now it came to pass after these things that God tested Abraham, and said to him. “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am”.
    Then He said, “Take now your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains”…
    And Abraham stretched out his hand and took a knife to slay his son. But the Angel of the Lord called to him from heaven and said “Abraham, Abraham!” So he said “here I am”.
    And he said “Do not lay your hand on the lad, or do anything to him; for now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from me”.

    What the hell was that!? I couldn’t believe it the first time I read that!
    Ok, sure, “God” didn’t actually let Abraham sacrifice his son. It was just a “test”! That’s ok then, isn’t it!?
    Can you imagine the trauma of being told that you have to kill your own child! What an absolutely horrific thing to have to go through! Does this sound like something a “loving father” would do? And to be quite frank, if ANYONE told me, I had to kill ANY human being, let alone MY OWN CHILD I would think they were very sick and very twisted! Plain and simple.
    Christians try and explain this kind of thing away with “well, we can’t understand all of God’s ways” Yeah ok, fine, but does this sound like someone you would want to associate with on ANY LEVEL?
    This is not an exception though, there are many things like this throughout the Bible. Here’s another…
    Exodus: 21:20
    “And if a man beats his male or female servant with a rod, so that he dies under his hand, he shall surely be punished. Notwithstanding, if he remains alive a day or two, he shall not be punished; for he is his property”

    Right, so you can go ahead and beat your slaves so that you nearly kill them, no problem with that, just make sure they don’t die straight away. But if they survive a couple of days and then drop down dead, then that’s perfectly fine.
    Got it!
    Again, Christians explain this kind of thing away with “Well, that’s just the Old Testament, the New Testament is much more loving”
    Ok, fine. But you’re missing THE POINT! This is supposed to be the WORD OF GOD!
    This is the ONE book that God is using to SAVE HIS CHILDREN FROM AN ETERNITY OF SUFFERING IN HELL!
    Can God really be so stupid not to understand that, in our modern age, intelligent people will dismiss the Bible as nonsense when they read things like that? Is this kind of message really a match for Satan’s brilliant deceptions, like reverse speech? Come on “God”, at the very least, tell “your people” to update the Bible and remove this kind of crap!
    Again Christians seem to dismiss this kind of thing and just carry on “spreading the Gospel” as usual. They’ve got souls to save haven’t they. They haven’t got time to be thinking about all this stuff too deeply. It’s God’s word after all. He knows best. End of story.
    Now I’ve mentioned that God’s only involvement in human affairs seems to be telling Christians to “spread the Gospel”, but that’s not entirely true. God is doing a little more than that. He does seem to be performing “miracles” as well.
    There are many reports of “miracles” happening to Christians all over the world. People report gold teeth miraculously showing up in their mouths, gold dust appearing on their body and even oil starting to flow from their hands. Very convicing stuff.
    Here’s “God” giving gold teeth to people…


    And here’s Christain Minister, Johua Mills, manifesting gold dust on his body and oil from his hands…


    No wonder people say “wow, isn’t God amazing” when these things are reported. It’s just more “proof” of the power of God, isn’t it? Why would you question these kind of things? They’re miracles! God is just so awesome!
    But here’s where I had a problem;
    So God does have the ability to interact with people and influence this world directly with his actions. That’s what these “miracles” show. He obvioulsy has incredible power and seems to be able to change this world whenever he feels like it.
    So once again, I come back to the question; “If Satan and his demons are working tremedously hard 24/7 to deceive and manipulate people, with thousands upon thousands of different deceptions, and as a result millions of people are being condemned to Hell for an eternity of suffering , what exactly is God doing to help?
    He obvioulsy can help. If he can give someone gold teeth or bring down gold dust, then surely he can help Humanity and counter-act some of the thousands of deceptions created by Satan? Does he really only care about his “chosen people” and not give a crap about the rest of Humanity?
    After I began to process this I even asked out loud: “Jesus, if you are real and Christianity is the truth then you need to show yourself to me or do something to give me the full understanding here, because you must be aware of how compelling all the evidence is against Christianity”.
    “Jesus” did not show up!
    I know some Christians will say “well, he does help”. But look at it this way, if someone like me, who has asked Jesus for help in understanding the truth (a simple request compared to wanting gold teeth) in order to gain clarity and potentially save his Soul from Hell and nothing happens, what does that tell you? Did God not hear me? Does God blame me for questioning him? Does he not care about my questions and understand my perspective? I am not one of his “chosen people”
    It even says in John 5:11
    “Now this is the confidence that we have in him,
    that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us”
    Well, he must of heard me then, so why not help me out?
    What I’m getting at is that this image of God is not a very good one is it? While millions of his children are being pulled into Hell, to suffer for eternity, because of Satan’s, lets be honest, brilliant deceptions, like reverse speech, God is simply sitting back, telling Christians to “spread the Gospel” and every now and again messing around with people by giving them gold teeth or making oil flow from their hands? Sorry, but do you think that is anywhere near good enough?
    And what about the suffering that exists in so many forms across our planet at this very moment, like the thousands of children dying in Africa of Aids. Can we really accept that “God” is more concerned with blessing “His people” with gold teeth then he is in helping these poor, desperate children?
    Again, this makes absolutely no sense and paints a very bad picture of our “God’s” character doesn’t it?
    (There is another explanation for these “miracles” though, and I will get into that a little later).
    The Illuminati Bloodlines
    So then we come to the Illuminati bloodlines. I really thought long and hard about the involvement of the key Illuminati figures, and how most of them pretend to be “good”, “honest”, Christians. Just take George Bush, Barack Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton, the British Royal Family etc, they all promote the image of themselves as devoted Christians. (when behind closed doors they are anything but).

    And just incase you are in any doubt about these Illuminati puppets and whether they are actually “good”, “honest”, Christians this collection of photographs should be an eye opener…
    Waxwork of famous “Satanist”, Anton Lavey, founder of “The Church of Satan”. Notice the Horned hand gesture

    Now, of course it makes sense that the Illuminati bloodlines would want to hide their true characters and the evil that they are involved in. It makes perfect sense that they would want to promote a “nice”, “clean” image to the public and you can’t get much cleaner then a “good”, “honest” Christain now, can you?
    But here’s the million dollar question…
    If Jesus is the ONLY real enemy of the “powers of darkness”, is the “ultimate truth and is the ONLY way to defeat Satan, then why oh why oh why would the Illuminati bloodlines promote Christianity to the world?
    Stop and have a really good think about that…
    Even if they are not true Christians themselves, and are just using it as a “front”, why oh why would they promote the ideology of Jesus Christ and Christianity, at all, if Jesus Christ is their ONLY true enemy?

    May be they know something about Christanity that most Christians don’t?
    Beware False Prophets and Deceiving Spirits

    The Bible constantly warns Christians throughout that they must beware of “false prophets” and “deceiving spirits”. Jesus warns, in the Gospels that during the “Endtimes”, there will be great deception.
    Timothy 1 4:1
    “Now the Spirit expressly says that in the latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to deceiving spirits and doctorines of demons”
    Matthew 7:15
    “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheeps clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves”
    John 1:7
    “For many deceivers have gone out into the world who do not confess Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh, this is a deceiver and an antichrist”
    Peter 2:1
    But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Lord”
    This fear is installed into the minds of Christians. That anyone challenging what is written in the Bible and what Jesus preached is an “antichrist”, a “demon” or controlled by “evil spirits”. And FEAR is the central word here. It controls people more then anything else.
    If you’ve had it programmed into your mind that “demons” and “evil spirits” will try to deceive you and lead you away from “salvation” and in to Hell, then you’re going to very frightened of even listening to something that goes against Jesus’ words.
    It is interesting to see the countless Christian ministers that are “exposed” as “false prophets”. Just searching on Youtube brings up hundreds of Christian ministers that have be labelled by different Christians as “false prophets”. It’s certainly going to make your head spin, knowing who’s telling the truth and who isn’t? After all, if you listen to the wrong person or get “sucked into Satan’s lies” then an eternity of suffering awaits. Confusion, confusion, confusion, Fear, fear, fear.
    Peggy Kane Accused of “Communicating With Evil Spirits”

  • Niko Bellic says:

    I thought about all the people across the world, and throughout history, that would never of had the chance to read the Bible and understand any of this? For example; the native tribes that live in the middle of the Amazon rainforest and have had no contact with the “outside world” until very recently.

    “Why am I Hell?”
    “Well, you didn’t accept Jesus Christ as you Lord and Saviour”
    “Jesus who?”
    “Didn’t you read the Bible?”
    “What’s a Bible?”
    I asked Christians this question and no one really answered it properly, but the most common response I got back was…
    “Well, God will give everyone at least one chance in their life to know about Jesus and accept him as their Lord and saviour, and this is why we as Christians work hard to spread the Gospel”
    I thought about this, and sure, I’ve had Christians knock on my door or stop me in the street and ask me if if “I know Jesus”. So yeah, it is possible that most people will have the opportunity, at least once, to hear about Jesus and understand the Bible. Ok let’s just go with that for a moment.
    Here’s an example though…
    A young single mother is hurrying through town on her way to the hospital to visit her sick son. She’s stressed, she’s emotional and she just wants to get to the hospital. Then she’s suddenly stopped by a Christian who says “do you know Jesus”? She doesn’t stop and hardly even listens. That was the one opportunity she had to learn more about Christianity and accept Jesus as her “Lord and Saviour” and she blew it. Oh well, I’m afraid it’s “judgement” for you.
    If this is the truth then people don’t reject the Bible and Jesus because they “hate God”, they reject it because of a lack of understanding and lack of proper investigation. Surely God gets this?
    I would often go and sit in the park when I was thinking about all this and one particular day there was a young mother playing with her son. The love she had for that little boy was obvious, and as I watched them I thought…
    “Are you telling me if that young woman and that cute little boy died tomorrow and hadn’t accepted Jesus as their “Lord and Saviour” then God will very likely put them in Hell to suffer for eternity!”

    That’s just totally ludicrous!
    If God had the authority to send someone to Hell for an ETERNITY OF SUFFERING then surely a “loving father” would show compassion for his children? It makes absolutely no sense that God would be so totally narrow minded and so utterly, utterly heartless.
    Satan Taking People to Hell
    But the second viewpoint from Christians paints a slighlty different picture. Many suggest that Satan himself has the power to take people to Hell, once he has them deceived. In this situation Satan pulls people into “sin”, and God has no way to stop it from happening. He is left suffering that one of his children has been condemned to Hell.
    The Bible does give an indication of this…
    1 Timothy 2:4
    “God our Saviour, who wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth”
    Matthew 18:14
    “It is not the will of your Father, in Heaven, that any of these little ones should perish”
    Now this perspective makes a little more sense, and can fit with the view point that God is a “loving father” and does not want to see any of his children suffer.

    With this second situation, Satan is seen as a very powerful figure and it was contemplating this scenario that really made me stop and think. If Satan’s entire motivation is to ensnare people and pull them away from Jesus, and into Hell, then he could certainly be clever and manipulative enough to create reverse speech. It was a possibility.
    During my Christian research I watched a number of videos of minsters speaking passionately about the incredible numbers of people that are being taken to Hell. One minister I watched was speaking to a large group of teenagers at a conference, and he was literally screaming and crying that he couldn’t cope with the number of God’s children being taken to Hell because of Satan’s deceptions! It was compelling stuff.

    But here’s the deal; Satan and his demons are obviously working incredibly hard to deceive people 24/7, using thousands and thousands of different deceptions, ranging from creating other Religions like Islam, and Buddhism, creating the entire “New Age” movement and all the “Channelled” information, creating drugs, alcohol, rock and roll, etc. He’s also responsible for “non-Christian” researchers like David Icke and Peggy Kane and, of course, reverse speech. The amount of stuff in the world to make people doubt the Bible and distract them from Jesus is beyond overwhelming, but from a Christian perspective, all of this is the work of Satan.
    So there’s no doubt that Satan and his demons are working incredibly hard. They must want people’s souls pretty darn bad, wouldn’t you agree?
    And then we come to God’s role in all this…
    What exactly is God doing to save his children from an ETERNITY of SUFFERING at the hands of Satan?
    I was trying to piece together a picture of our “God”. What was his character? What kind of being was he? Well look at it this way, from the Christian perspective, Satan is a very, very hard working being and he obvioulsy cares A LOT about people’s souls. After all, he’s willing to create something as intricate as reverse speech (which 99.9% of the population won’t ever come across anyway). But it seemed that God’s ONLY involvement in trying to save his children and combat Satan’s deceptions was to tell Christians to “spread the Gospel” and get the Bible in front of non-believers.
    Was that it!? Really? That’s all you got?
    The Bible was written approx 1700 years ago! What exactly has he been doing since then? Yeah, I know Christians will say “he sent his one and only son to die for us and wash away humanity’s sin”, and he, appartently, “speaks softly into our hearts”, but what exactly is he doing right now to help combat “Satan’s deceptions” and help save his children from an eternity of suffering in Hell? This is a very big deal! Is he really expecting people not to fall for the thousands upon thousands of different deceptions put in place by Satan because of ONE Book? The odds are so ridiculously unbalanced it’s laughable!

    If this was reality, then our God, our “loving father”, seemed to be either 1.incompetent and absolutely no match for Satan’s brilliance or 2. Just plain lazy, and didn’t really care as much as Satan.
    Either way, would you have much respect for someone like that, when so many people are suffering for eternity?

  • Niko Bellic says:

    I stuck with Christianity though, hoping that my questions would be answered in time. But as the months passed by, I just became more and more confused. How could researchers like David Icke, Peggy Kane and so many others be so “spot on” with so much of their research (what they were saying was backed up by overwhelming evidence), but be so wrong about Christianity? It made no sense. But I tried to look at it from a Christian perspective and considered the possibility that these researchers were in fact being deceived by “Satan” themselves. But still, this just didn’t feel right.
    Once I started reviewing Peggy Kane’s EVP and reverse speech information (5 months into my Christian exeriences), and eventually started to conduct reverse speech analysis for myself, I began to see these “spiritual encounters” from a very different perspective.
    All the Christian ministers I reversed said the same thing about the “Holy Spirit”, “Jesus” and “Christianity” in reverse. The constant theme throughout was of manipulation, lies, deceit and Reptilians (All these reversals are in the Religion section of this site). Reverse speech was indicating that these encounters with the “Holy Spirit” were not “Divine” and from God at all, but were somehow being created by the Reptilians! This was big!

    But even though my discoveries (combined with Peggy Kane’s research) were incredibly compelling and helped me understand the “spiritual encounters” I was experiencing from a different angle, I did still have doubts. Could reverse speech actually be a manipulation by Satan? The doubt was there because if I got this wrong I could potentially be spending eternity suffering in “Hell”! This wasn’t something I could take lightly.
    The most compelling element of reverse speech was that is was backing up everything David Icke and many other researchers were saying about the Illuminati, the global conspiracy and the Reptilians. It wasn’t giving a “new” or “different” perspective, it was simply giving the same information, but was adding to it. Peggy Kane’s website contained hundreds of reverse speech clips from so many different types of people and the same “story” and “theme” was consistent throughout.
    For example, in reverse, George Bush revealed his Government’s involvement in the 9/11 attacks, known Illuminati figures revealed their true nature, like Dick Cheney, who said “I am the master of the [expletive removed]” and Prince Charles said “Yeah, I’m a Wolf, but who’s gonna believe this?” . Even NASA astronauts confirmed that the orginal Moon landing was faked in reverse.

    The Reptilian shapeshifting videos on Youtube, when reversed, also gave us insights into their autheticity. One reversal came out as“They can see us now, I’m serious, it’s time to get out”!.

    If reverse speech had been telling a different story altogether, then I would of been very suspicious from the start. So it was overwhelmingly convincing that it was an incredible tool for cutting through the lies and manipulation on this planet. But even so, there were still doubts circling in my mind that I couldn’t get rid of. This one question wouldn’t go away: Could reverse speech still be a very clever manipulation by Satan?
    I needed to clear my head once and for all and remove the doubts. This is when I decided to just write everything out. All the thoughts, doubts and confusion running through my mind about Christanity. I just got it all down on paper. And over a period of a few weeks, I started to gain more and more clarity.
    So what I want to do here is basically lay everything out for you. All the processing I went through. Because I know if I went through that kind of confusion, then there will be others…
    2 Possible Situations:
    1. An inter-dimension, extra-terrestrial Reptilian race took control of planet Earth, sometime in the distant past, and have set up many structures of control throughout history, including Religion. They have the ability to manipulate the human mind, create “spiritual experiences” for people and can “shapeshift”, appearing as “angels of light” and other types of beings. Reverse Speech is connected to the “Universal Mind” and is helping us see through the Reptilian’s lies and manipulations.

    2. The Bible and Christianity is the truth. Satan is in control of planet Earth and is responsible for the Illuminati agenda and the creation of a “New World Order”. The Reptilans are not extra-terrestrial aliens, but are Satan’s “demons”. Reverse Speech is an intricate manipulation by Satan to lead people away from Jesus Christ.

    The Christian Perspective
    I came to realise that finding 2 Christians with exactly the same interpretation of the Bible and of “God” was a difficult thing to do. There are so many different ways of interpreting what is written in the Bible and Christians are constantly debating over what “God” really ment and using different scriptures to justify their opinions. But in terms of the subject of “salvation” and where you will spend enternity after death it is fairly universal.
    The common theme supported by Christians is that at the end of someones life God will decide whether that person goes to Heaven or spends eternity in Hell. In a word “Judgement”. The ONLY way to guarantee passge into Heaven is to accept Jesus Christ as your “Lord and saviour” in this lifetime and surrender your life to God. You are basically born a “sinner” and accepting Jesus is the only way to clear yourself of sin. If you fall for any of Satan’s lies, then you will go to Hell and suffer for eternity.
    Christians always refer to “God” as the “loving father”, but somehow this concept didn’t paint a picture of a “loving father”. First of all, how could people be blamed for being born with “sin”? That’s like someone blaming you for something your great great grandfather did? How does that make any sense? And Why would God create Human beings in the first place, let them live 70 years or so, and then make them suffer for eternity if they made mistakes and didn’t have the opportunity to “accept Jesus” in this short lifetime?
    I thought about all the people across the world, and throughout history, that would never of had the chance to read the Bible and understand any of this? For example; the native tribes that live in the middle of the Amazon rainforest and have had no contact with the “outside world” until very recently.

  • Niko Bellic says:

    Is it a very clever manipulation by “Satan”, as part of the “Great Endtime Deception”, to lead people away from Jesus Christ, and condemn people to eternal suffering in Hell?
    These are big questions and if you’re a Christian and have recently come across reverse speech then these are questions you’ve likely asked.
    After all, the Bible did warn…
    Revelation 16:14
    “Therefore, it should not be surprising to learn that it will be those who had not a love of the truth who will be swept away in the great delusion that God is sending for the purpose of separating the tares from the wheat just prior to the great end-time harvest”
    If you’ve read my story (the link’s at the top of the site) then you’ll know the personal experience I’ve had within Christianity and the utter confusion I went through in trying to make sense of everything. Once I started to learn about Peggy Kane and reverse speech I went through some serious mental processing.
    It was a confusing mess to jumble with, but over a number of weeks and months, I eventually started to gain more and more clarity. I still have my notebook from that time, and I find it incredibly interesting to see where my mind was then, to where it is now.
    Christians are told that “The Devil” is “The Master of Deception” and will try anyway he can to lead people away from Jesus and take people to “Hell”. So, from a Christian perspective, there is a lot to lose if you fall for any of Satan’s deceptions. No wonder the fear is there when trying to determine what is truth and what is lies?

    As I shared in my story, I had already conducted a lot of research into the Illuminati, the global conspiracy and the Reptilians, before I entered the world of Christianity, so I already had a very strong opinion about Religion. All the evidence I looked at was so overwhelming and showed that ALL Religions were set up for manipulation and control purposes. I had absolutely no reason to doubt that.
    But then I had my first powerful “spiritual” experience within a Christian environment. It turned my world upside down and left me questioning EVERYTHING! (you can read my story for the full details) Christians refer to these “spiritual” experiences as being “touched by the Holy Spirit”.

    These “spiritual” experiences continued constantly while I was within Christian environments i.e. churches, Christian conferences and often at home while studying Christian information. I would have a “presence” around me a lot of the time and I could feel an “energy” coming down upon me and sometimes I would have to sit, or even lay down because of it. I would have the sensation of being light headed, what Christians refer to as being “drunk in the Spirit” and would often be unable to speak properly or think straight.So it just seemed that Jesus Christ could be real after all and that Christianity could actually be the true path.
    I felt uncomfortable with fully accepting this though because of all the research I had done, but how could I argue with these “spiritual” encounters with the “Holy Spirit”?
    I had so many questions in my mind. I couldn’t just forget all the research I’d done over the years into the Illuminati, the “New World Order” and the Reptilians, and just accept that I got so much wrong and Christianity was in fact the true path, simply because I was feeling a “presence” around me and having “spiritual experiences” in Christian enviroments. Something felt wrong. But I continued to research and try to understand more about the Christian perspective.
    I listened to audio and watched videos, almost nonstop for months, and sure, there were Christian ministers that spoke about the Illuminati, the global conspiracy, Ufos and some even mentioned the Reptilians, but they just seemed to be missing big pieces of the puzzle and be so far behind in their understanding, compared to so many other, “non-Christian”, researchers.

  • Chris says:

    Jenni2_0….your concerns are legitimate. the bible really needs to be studied and understood from génesis to revelation to really understand it in its entirety. first, for God to have created us as he did the angels with free wills, he allowed then the possibility of sin and rebellion otherwise he would have had to made us robots and that isnt what he wanted of course. its satan who rebelled against God not vise versa and satan continues to rebel. he hates not being able to be God as others hate Gods design for marriage between a man and a woman or Gods plan for being peaceful and not arrogant. psalm 2. if you read the account in exodus closely, it was pharoah himself who hardened his own heart the first 5 times. he obviously had hardened it beyond repair. as far as noahs flood, read génesis carefully also. the fact is, fallen evil spirits had mixed with human flesh and created a demonic hybrid breed of human giants like goliath in the days of David. that is why God destroyed the earth because of such creatures. the book of jude confirms that. God being God, you can trust him that he wont do anything wrong to anyone, else he wouldnt be God. remember its satan who comes to kill, steal and destroy, not jesus. John 10.10. he is the tempter, the deceiver, the liar….1 thessalonians 3.5, 2 corinthians 4.4, John 8.44. i pray jesus would be seen to you for whom he really is, our loving savior and friend. if you need more clarification, please blog back on. blessings!

  • Tom Tom says:

    Hi Jenni2_0. Thanks for participating in this blog and honestly asking these questions. Let’s start by realizing that we are finite creatures trying to understand an infinite God. Therefore, it is impossible to completely have every question answered in such a way that we all will be satisfied. Whether we like certain aspects of God or not, he is God and we aren’t, and we likely will not see things in every detail as he does.

    Since God IS love, there reasonably follows there must be an outlet for that love. Otherwise, love would have no purpose. If God had MADE angels and man to unconditionally love him, it would not have been love because for the creation, love must be a choice. Robotic forced love is not love at all. Therefore God gave angels and mankind a choice; call it free will if you like. Obedience would show love for God while disobedience would show love for self. God chose to create creatures that could love him even though he knew they would chose to disobey. Knowing this ahead of time, he also had a plan for those who disobeyed him to be reconciled to him; that plan being through the saving grace of Jesus Christ. Whether it was a tree in the garden or something else, man’s choice would have sooner or later been to disobey God. However, giving the tree and carefully explaining obedience and disobedience to Adam and Eve left them no excuse for their disobedience. They couldn’t say, “You didn’t tell us what disobedience was so it’s not our fault.” You don’t have a tree in the garden Jenni, but you’ve chosen to disobey God countless times anyway, right?

    Now as for flood, you have misquoted scripture. God says in Genesis 9:11, “I establish my covenant with you: Never again will all life be destroyed by the waters of a flood; never again will there be a flood to destroy the earth.” Obviously God has kept this covenant; he has not destroyed all life by a flood again, has he? The natural disasters we observe (floods, fires, droughts, tornadoes, hurricanes, etc.) are all part of a broken, sinful world. Through it all though, God has kept his promise. Genesis 6:5 tells us, “The LORD saw how great the wickedness of the human race had become on the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of the human heart was only evil all the time.” That’s pretty complete evil, isn’t it? There really was no reason for God to even let Noah and his family live for they were sinners too. But out of his mercy (not destroying EVERY living thing), he gracefully spared Noah and his family to give mankind another chance. God was still seeking to have a love relationship with his creation.

    Jenni, you talk about God being “fair” or “unfair” in his dealings with his creation. You remind me of Job who wanted to question an Almighty God about things. Like Job (and a lot of us) you think you know what’s best and what is fair and unfair. That in itself if disobedience as you’re putting yourself in place of God. Once God spoke to Job about matters, Job realized he was a little nothing—a nobody in the overall scheme of things—and he fell on his face before God. All of us should take a queue from Job and fall on our faces before a Holy and just God.

    Jenni, you say you once “follow(ed) God whole heartedly.” I would suggest that even though you thought and even acted like you loved him in that way, you never had become his child by the new birth. You had never truly repented (turned from sin) and trusted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Then when Satan tempted you with thoughts opposed to God (and based on some of your misinterpreted statements from scripture which is a trick Satan uses to deceive people) you had no real foundation in Christ and turned away in doubt. You were like the seed sown as stated in Matthew 13:7—“Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the plants.” That “weird feeling that pushed you away” was planted there by Satan.

    I hope my post has given you some food for thought, even though I’m sure it hasn’t answered all your questions. I hope you will write back so that we can continue the conversation. It’s obvious from your last statements that you really do want to believe and have a close relationship with God. Let’s talk some more.

  • Elkay says:

    Jenni2_0, your struggles remind me of St. Augustine’s while he was in the process of becoming the person God wanted him to be. A good place to start is to remember that neither my nor your nor anyone’s finite mind can understand the infinitely higher and different mind, thoughts, ways, intentions, etc. of God’s. A good way to think of it is that there is “something” going on “out there” and we don’t have a clue as to the “who-what-where-how-when” of what it is. Ponder the vast cosmos we live in and the impossibility that all of the physical constants and environmental conditions have to be just exactly what they are for us to even exist. Be awed at the “immensity of infinitude of God!

    (There is a possibility it has something to do with God demonstrating the vast superiority of love, humility and obedience to the “fallen angels” who chose to follow Satan in a rebellion against their Creator but that’s just a guess based on Eph. 2:7.)

    So take a hard look around all of history, examine the world’s religions carefully and compare them to Christianity as revealed in the God-man Jesus Christ, His fulfillment of prophecies against immense odds, His works, His teachings, His death and resurrection. He is what God is truly like but in the skin and bones of humanity. Now read and mediate long and hard on Gal 2:20, especially the phrase about Jesus, “Who loves me and gave Himself for me.” Then read the 7 last sayings of Jesus from the Cross over and over until you can say with the centurion, “Truly, this Man is the Son of God.”

    Jesus taught that you and I and all others are more value than the world. We are spiritual creatures and as immortal beings, we shall never die. “What will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? (Matt. 16:26). Reflecting on these words, H. C. Morrison reasoned:

    If Jesus had said, “What shall it profit a man if he owned a great palace and lost his soul?”, we could get an architect to figure the approximate value of a palace, write it down on the back of an envelope, and sometime when a tramp came by asking for a handout, we could give him a sandwich, and then, handing him the envelope, ask him to read the figures on it. And he might read 3.5 billion dollars and we could say to him, according to the statement of Jesus Christ, you have under your ragged coat a soul worth more than all that. But that is not what He said. Jesus looked around for something to contrast with souls. Palaces were too small! Cities were not enough; continents were mere trifles. So he took the entire globe and declared the soul worth more than the whole world.

    As if that is not enough, realize that human destiny is higher than that of the angels. The angelic hosts are ministering servants, but redeemed men and women are destined the eternal sonship. For God’s only begotten Son, who condescended to become a man, has lifted us through His merit to partake of His own inheritance.

    Above all, a person’s value – every person’s worth – can be seen only in Jesus Christ. He, finally, in the Father’s plan of creation and redemption, is the measure of the worth of a human soul, for our identity is in Him.

    The loss of all this is what makes sin and unbelief so tragic. Far more than coming under the judgment of the law, the horror of sin is not mere condemnation, not just going to hell; the tragedy of sin is the loss of what man was made to be – to develop in the image of God, to grow in the likeness of His holy love, to know eternal communion with the blessed Trinity. No wonder Jesus spoke so passionately about the consequences of sin. He knew what it meant to forfeit life – to miss what you were made for.

    An overwhelming feeling comes into our heart as we grasp and accept these truths about God, realizing that He who was before the worlds were made; He whose will is the source of all law; He who is the life of all that live – the Creator of all that exists, the King of the universe, the Lord God Almighty – is our Father. Our Abba Father! He knows. He feels. He delights to make Himself known. He gives us His hand, and we see that it is not the hand of a philosophical doctrine but rather the hand of a real Person, the hand of God who took on Himself the form of our flesh and walked among us in the Person of Jesus Christ, who bore our sins away on the Cross and who continues to minister to us now in the Person of the Holy Spirit.

    Jenni2_0, please do not let mysteries of God stand in the way of prayerfully building your faith-based relationship with Christ and God. To that end, I will close with these words of prayer from Ephesians 1:17 . . .

    “I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power which He worked in Christ when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places, far above all principalities and powers and might and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in that which is to come.”

  • Jenni2_0 says:

    Okay, so, I’ve quite a few questions.

    Lately, I’ve been second guessing God. He says he’s loving, just and fair. I look back on scripture & I see the opposite of loving and fair. God knew the destruction of humanity – He knew that, if He put the tree of life in the garden, Eve would commit sin. He knew that if He created Lucifer, all would be damned. People respond with, “well, He is love so He needed a creation & He needed to prove to us that He can save us.” etc. I don’t buy that – I don’t agree with it and in fact, that answer agitates me. If He loved us so and did not want anything bad to happen to his beloved race, then he shouldn’t have created the one who would screw us over. This is a big stumbling block for me. Or maybe he shouldn’t have put the tree of life there in the first place! That’s basically like saying, “hey, I know you’re gonna sin and ruin humanity with this tree even after I told you not to, but, what the heck – I’ll plant it here anyway! :D”

    Not only that but, there’s a passage in Noah’s book where He claimed He would not continue to destroy the human race with floods and killing and etc.. oh, well, look at that – it definitely continued. He annihilated the beginning of the human race because it was evil, knowing that evil would continue afterwards. What a pointless decision.

    Another thing is that I heard he chooses to ‘blind’ who he wants to. That’s even more unfair! He claims He constantly calls out to this world and that He wants to save everyone but He goes and does THAT?! How are -we- to blame when He is the one making it that much harder? Moreover, there’s tonnes of reasons why people don’t convert – some simply don’t believe, this is all too new to them, there’s a lot of contradictions, they might be scared or confused, etc. The list REALLY goes on.

    I used to follow God whole heartedly – I loved Him tenderly & I’d always brush off bad thoughts about Him until one day I gave into temptation – it’s like something just turned off and I was gone. I tried to follow Him again but my goodness was it impossible. My thoughts were constantly racing, feelings constantly changing, anger went through the roof, nerves were shot.. I couldn’t stop thinking about the one thing that tempted me most. I prayed and prayed and prayed and I got no support. I tried reading the bible to warm me up a notch, to settle my thoughts and put me at ease but nothing came of it.. in fact, I had a weird feeling inside that pushed me AWAY from the bible. I don’t understand what’s going on or what God wants with me.. every time I try to get close to Him with reverent obedience, everything backfires and goes haywire, making the walk impossible and confusing for me.

    Sorry for the novel, guys, lol.. if you read this, I’m super thankful. I hope I can get some answers.

  • Aldo says:

    Liamine, here is an article by Josh McDowell. I hope it answers your question of who Jesus is.

    “Jesus’ distinct claims of being God eliminate the popular ploy of skeptics who regard Him as just a good moral man or a prophet who said a lot of profound things.

    So often that conclusion is passed off as the only one acceptable to scholars or as the obvious result of the intellectual process.

    The trouble is, many people nod their heads in agreement and never see the fallacy of such reasoning.

    Analyzing Jesus’ Claim to Be God

    C. S. Lewis, who was a professor at Cambridge University and once an agnostic, understood this issue clearly.

    He writes: “I am trying here to prevent anyone saying the really foolish thing that people often say about Him: ‘I’m ready to accept Jesus as a great moral teacher, but I don’t accept His claim to be God.’ That is the one thing we must not say. A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said would not be a great moral teacher. He would either be a lunatic — on a level with the man who says he is a poached egg — or else he would be the Devil of Hell. You must make your choice. Either this man was, and is, the son of God: or else a madman or something worse.”

    Then Lewis adds: “You can shut Him up for a fool, you can spit at Him and kill Him as a demon; or you can fall at His feet and call Him Lord and God. But let us not come up with any patronizing nonsense about His being a great human teacher. He has not left that open to us. He did not intend to.”

    In the words of Kenneth Scott Latourette, historian of Christianity at Yale University: “It is not His teachings which make Jesus so remarkable, although these would be enough to give Him distinction. It is a combination of the teachings with the man Himself. The two cannot be separated.”

    Jesus claimed to be God. He didn’t leave any other option open. His claim must be either true or false, so it is something that should be given serious consideration.

    Jesus’ question to His disciples, “But who do you say that I am?” (Matthew 16:15) has several alternatives.

    First, suppose that His claim to be God was false. If it was false, then we have only two alternatives. He either knew it was false or He didn’t know it was false.

    We will consider each one separately and examine the evidence.

    Was He a Liar?
    If, when Jesus made His claims, He knew that He was not God, then He was lying and deliberately deceiving His followers.

    But if He was a liar, then He was also a hypocrite because He told others to be honest, whatever the cost, while He himself taught and lived a colossal lie.

    More than that, He was a demon, because He told others to trust Him for their eternal destiny. If He couldn’t back up His claims and knew it, then He was unspeakably evil.

    Last, He would also be a fool because it was His claims to being God that led to His crucifixion.

    Many will say that Jesus was a good moral teacher. Let’s be realistic. How could He be a great moral teacher and knowingly mislead people at the most important point of His teaching — His own identity? You would have to conclude logically that He was a deliberate liar.

    This view of Jesus, however, doesn’t coincide with what we know either of Him or the results of His life and teachings.

    Wherever Jesus has been proclaimed, lives have been changed for the good, nations have changed for the better, thieves are made honest, alcoholics are cured, hateful individuals become channels of love, unjust persons become just.

    William Lecky, one of Great Britain’s most noted historians and a dedicated opponent of organized Christianity, writes: “It was reserved for Christianity to present to the world an ideal character which through all the changes of 18 centuries has inspired the hearts of men with an impassioned love; has shown itself capable of acting on all ages, nations, temperaments and conditions; has been not only the highest pattern of virtue, but the strongest incentive to its practice…. The simple record of these 3 short years of active life has done more to regenerate and soften mankind than all the disquisitions of philosophers and all the exhortations of moralists.”

    Historian Philip Schaff says: “How, in the name of logic, common sense, and experience, could an imposter — that is a deceitful, selfish, depraved man — have invented, and consistently maintained from the beginning to end, the purest and noblest character known in history with the most perfect air of truth and reality? How could He have conceived and successfully carried out a plan of unparalleled beneficence, moral magnitude, and sublimity, and sacrificed His own life for it, in the face of the strongest prejudices of His people and age?”

    If Jesus wanted to get people to follow Him and believe in Him as God, why did He go to the Jewish nation? Why go as a Nazarene carpenter to a country so small in size and population and so thoroughly adhering to the undivided unity of God? Why didn’t He go to Egypt or, even more, to Greece, where they believed in various gods and various manifestations of them?

    Someone who lived as Jesus lived, taught as Jesus taught, and died as Jesus died could not have been a liar.

    Was He a Lunatic?
    If it is inconceivable for Jesus to be a liar, then couldn’t He actually have thought Himself to be God, but been mistaken? After all, it’s possible to be both sincere and wrong.

    But we must remember that for someone to think himself God, especially in a fiercely monotheistic culture, and then to tell others that their eternal destiny depended on believing in him, is no light flight of fantasy but the thoughts of a lunatic in the fullest sense.

    Was Jesus Christ such a person?

    Someone who believes he is God sounds like someone today believing himself Napoleon. He would be deluded and self-deceived, and probably he would be locked up so he wouldn’t hurt himself or anyone else.

    Yet in Jesus we don’t observe the abnormalities and imbalance that usually go along with being deranged. His poise and composure would certainly be amazing if He were insane.

    Noyes and Kolb, in a medical text, describe the schizophrenic as a person who is more autistic than realistic. The schizophrenic desires to escape from the world of reality. Let’s face it; claiming to be God would certainly be a retreat from reality.

    In light of the other things we know about Jesus, it’s hard to imagine that He was mentally disturbed. Here is a man who spoke some of the most profound sayings ever recorded. His instructions have liberated many individuals from mental bondage.

    Clark H. Pinnock asks: “Was He deluded about His greatness, a paranoid, an unintentional deceiver, a schizophrenic? Again, the skill and depth of His teachings support the case only for His total mental soundness. If only we were as sane as He!”

    A student at a California university told me that his psychology professor had said in class that “all he has to do is pick up the Bible and read portions of Christ’s teaching to many of his patients. That’s all the counseling they need.”

    Psychiatrist J. T. Fisher states: “If you were to take the sum total of all authoritative articles ever written by the most qualified of psychologists and psychiatrists on the subject of mental hygiene — if you were to combine them and refine them, and cleave out the excess verbiage — if you were to take the whole of the meat and none of the parsley, and if you were to have these unadulterated bits of pure scientific knowledge concisely expressed by the most capable of living poets, you would have an awkward and incomplete summation of the Sermon on the Mount. And it would suffer immeasurably through comparison. For nearly 2,000 years the Christian world has been holding in its hands the complete answer to its restless and fruitless yearnings. Here … rests the blueprint for successful human life with optimism, mental health, and contentment.”

    C. S. Lewis writes: “The historical difficulty of giving for the life, sayings and influence of Jesus any explanation that is not harder than the Christian explanation is very great. The discrepancy between the depth and sanity…of His moral teaching and the rampant megalomania which must lie behind His theological teaching unless He is indeed God has never been satisfactorily explained. Hence the non-Christian hypotheses succeed one another with the restless fertility of bewilderment.”

    Philip Schaff reasons: “Is such an intellect — clear as the sky, bracing as the mountain air, sharp and penetrating as a sword, thoroughly healthy and vigorous, always ready and always self-possessed — liable to a radical and most serious delusion concerning His own character and mission? Preposterous imagination!”

    Was He Lord?
    I cannot personally conclude that Jesus was a liar or a lunatic. The only other alternative is that He was the Christ, the Son of God, as He claimed.

    When I discuss this with most Jewish people, it’s interesting how they respond. They usually tell me that Jesus was a moral, upright, religious leader, a good man, or some kind of prophet. I then share with them the claims Jesus made about Himself and then this material on the trilemma (liar, lunatic, or Lord).

    When I ask if they believe Jesus was a liar, there is a sharp “No!”

    Then I ask, “Do you believe He was a lunatic?” The reply is, “Of course not.”

    “Do you believe He is God?”

    Before I can get a breath in edgewise, there is a resounding, “Absolutely not.”

    Yet one has only so many choices.

    The issue with these 3 alternatives is not which is possible, for it is obvious that all 3 are possible. Rather, the question is, “Which is more probable?”

    Who you decide Jesus Christ is must not be an idle intellectual exercise. You cannot put Him on the shelf as a great moral teacher. That is not a valid option.

    He is either a liar, a lunatic, or Lord and God. You must make a choice.

    “But,” as the apostle John wrote, “these have been written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and” — more important — “that believing you might have life in His name” (John 20:31).

    The evidence is clearly in favor of Jesus as Lord. Some people, however, reject this clear evidence because of moral implications involved. They don’t want to face up to the responsibility or implications of calling Him Lord.”

    There you have it, Liamine. Now it is up to you to make up your mind about who Jesus is, and then move on it. There is no sense in having all that information, and not doing something with it.

    I pray that you make the right choice.

  • Enitra says:

    Thank You!!!

  • Jamie Jamie says:

    Hi Liamine, I do appreciate your concern of getting to the truth. Let’s look at the eyewitness testimony on the questions you ask about Jesus
    – He sees everything “Come, see a man who told me all that I ever did. Can this be the Christ?” (John 4:29)
    – He knows everything “But Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said…” (Matthew 9:4)
    – He has no beginning “And now, Father, glorify me in your own presence with the glory that I had with you before the world existed.” (John 17:5)
    – He has no end “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.” (John 3:36)
    – He is neither male nor female “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them” (Genesis 1:27) If God made humanity in His image and made the male and female it is not that God is neither male or female but is both male and female.
    – There is nothing like Him “If you had known Me, you would have known My Father also; from now on you know Him, and have seen Him…He who has seen Me has seen the Father” (John 14:7,9) Jesus is a perfect reflection of God the Father
    – He is absolute perfection “For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin.” (Hebrews 4:15)
    – Nothing happens except that He knows it, a leaf doesn’t fall from a tree anywhere in the universe except that He knows it “Nathanael said to him, “How do you know me?” Jesus answered him, “Before Philip called you, when you were under the fig tree, I saw you.”” (John 1:48)
    – He is perfect in His beauty, His love, and His majesty. “Truly, truly, I say to you,k you will see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man.” (John 1:51)

    So I ask you again Liamine, is Jesus a prophet? Then you must accept His words and believe that He is also God. If you say that He is not God then He cannot be a prophet because He tells lies.

  • Viera says:

    Dear Liamine…Animals and people have -made babies, because God gave them reproductive system . Jesus wasn’t made or created by God !!! He is, was and always will be. He is God who took man’s flesh to save us from sins. He is everything what you ask Jamie if God is. Read Matthew 1.23-..”they will call him Immanuel which means God with us.”
    Genesis. 1.26- “then God said : “let us make”…(there is plural , because Jesus and Holy Spirit was there at creation. ) Revelation 12.13-Jesus said: ” I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End. ”
    1.Timothy 1.17-“Now to the King,eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor, and glory for ever and ever.Amen”
    God is one and is showed to people in three personalities. Father, Son, Holy Spirit. As a water can be in three forms-water

    , ice and and steam. Pray from your heart to Jesus yo show you if he is realy a God and if you realy want to know the truth Jesus whimself will show you that he is God. Blessing.

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