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We share the same God and read the same Bible. Just because we have differen traditions, does. It mean we are any less Christian. We believe in Christ too.

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I agree. I think that some of the things that Catholics practise are heresies, but on the whole if you believe in Jesus Christ, you are saved - Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant, non-Denominational or whatever.

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That is true.As long as someone believes and has repented to Jesus Christ and has given Him their life that person is saved.Why are you a nonbeliever?

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That is true.As long as something believes and has repented to Jesus Christ and has given Him their life that person is saved.Why are you a nonbeliever?

That is what your moderators have labeled me as. While I do have some unorthodox beliefs as compared to here, I still have accepted Christ as my Savior.

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That is true.As long as something believes and has repented to Jesus Christ and has given Him their life that person is saved.Why are you a nonbeliever?

That is what your moderators have labeled me as. While I do have some unorthodox beliefs as compared to here, I still have accepted Christ as my Savior.

 

 

No man can judge you, only God. Mans' labels are nothing.

I expect that there was a reason for it.

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That is true.As long as something believes and has repented to Jesus Christ and has given Him their life that person is saved.Why are you a nonbeliever?

That is what your moderators have labeled me as. While I do have some unorthodox beliefs as compared to here, I still have accepted Christ as my Savior.

 

No man can judge you, only God. Mans' labels are nothing.

I expect that there was a reason for it.

Exactly. I'm not sure what the reason was, but if I may guess, I'd guess that I said something that they didn't agree with Scripturally.

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That is true.As long as something believes and has repented to Jesus Christ and has given Him their life that person is saved.Why are you a nonbeliever?

That is what your moderators have labeled me as. While I do have some unorthodox beliefs as compared to here, I still have accepted Christ as my Savior.

 

 

Since you are a member of Worthy,

( We have believers, nonbelievers and seekers )

Those moderators/servants you refer to, are also your moderators/servants.   :thumbsup: 

Please treat them with respect. 

 

(If you have any doubt as to why you were designated to , "Nonbeliver" please contact a board servant. )

 

Nigel. (ncn chat servant) 

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I am a part time Catholic as well.  All orthodox Christians can whole-heartedly recite the Nicene Creed which codifies our beliefs.  I do not follow the Church's teaching on everything; I do not petition saints, I do not believe in Purgatory for example.  But I believe in the power and sacredness of the Eucharist on the other hand.  I received Christ as a teenager and have been associated with several churches and denominations.  I have found the Catholic church to be aggressive in alleviating suffering and reaching out to the outcasts, as I think Jesus would want us to.  I wanted to be part of that, even though I privately dissent from certain doctrines..

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I am a part time Catholic as well.  All orthodox Christians can whole-heartedly recite the Nicene Creed which codifies our beliefs.  I do not follow the Church's teaching on everything; I do not petition saints, I do not believe in Purgatory for example.  But I believe in the power and sacredness of the Eucharist on the other hand.  I received Christ as a teenager and have been associated with several churches and denominations.  I have found the Catholic church to be aggressive in alleviating suffering and reaching out to the outcasts, as I think Jesus would want us to.  I wanted to be part of that, even though I privately dissent from certain doctrines..

Being about to recite a creed does not make a person a believer.Just like attending a Church does not make a person a believer.

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If you have a question about your groupings, you should email us.

There are those who truly follow Christ in the RCC, I agree, but just because someone knows Jesus is the Son of God, or that there is one God does not make then part of the body of Christ.

Luke 4:41

And demons also came out of many, crying out and saying, “You are the Christ, the Son of God!”

And He, rebuking them, did not allow them to speak, for they knew that He was the Christ.

James 2:19

You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe—and tremble!

It takes more than just believing Jesus is the Christ, it takes surrendering to Him and allowing Him to work in and through you to be a true follower.

I am sure God knows who is and is not His as He looks at every gathering. I have always said that we will be surprised as to who we will and will not see after we die. There will be those who we thought for sure would be sharing eternity with us, but didn't make it, as well as those whom we thought would never make if but are there.

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It is not really fair to lump some of these people with demons, but I see the point. I do agree that the belief in Christ must be internalized-- the person must receive Christ to be saved.

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Blessings best.....

    Absolutely,my Brother in Christ.......................It is all about YOUR relationship with Christ,many denominations have religious traditions of men and that does not mean that is what you base your faith on ,,,,,,or even practice.John 3:16 does say"WHOSOEVER" & no one is excluded from choosing Salvation by their Faith in Christ& receiving the Grace of God!

     Not every Catholic fits Donibms description & it is  very unfair to categorize everyone with such contempt,much too judgemental

                                                                                                                                                              With love-in Christ,Kwik

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This site does not allow RCC teaching, nor does it allow RCC bashing.  Discuss the issue at hand and if you want to discuss a side view or subject, start another thread, but do so with the understanding that it is to be a discussion and not a form of bashing.

 

I have hidden some posts that were against our verbal policy of RCC bashing.

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We share the same God and read the same Bible. Just because we have differen traditions, does. It mean we are any less Christian. We believe in Christ too.

 

Perhaps the difference is in the belief of what it takes to become a Christian.

 

When did you become a Christian/saved?

What did you do, or was done to you which caused you to be a Christian/saved?  

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yep, i think it is rcc bashing too. but i'm also curious as to why he thinks catholics do not believe homosexual relationships are wrong.

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Catholics do believe that homosexuality is wrong.

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Catholics do believe that homosexuality is wrong.

 

Best has made it obvious that he supports homosexuality if one has been following his posts.

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Catholics do believe that homosexuality is wrong.

 

Best has made it obvious that he supports homosexuality if one has been following his posts.

 

but that's not something that the RCC supports.

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Catholics do believe that homosexuality is wrong.

 

Best has made it obvious that he supports homosexuality if one has been following his posts.

 

but that's not something that the RCC supports.

 

 

I'm confused. What do you mean, RCC?

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roman catholic church.

 

you know, there are some people who claim to be christians who support homosexuality too. that doesn't mean christians support it. just individuals.

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the views of one individual who is catholic do not reflect the views of the catholic church. the catholic church does not support homosexuality. 

 

christian do not support homosexuality either, although there are some who believe themselves to be christians who do. they are individuals. their views do not reflect christianity.

 

so you can see that your math was a little fuzzy there. anyway, the warning has already been given reminding of the TOS.... this forum does not espouse RCC doctrine, but members are not allowed to bash catholics, either. so please refrain from doing so before the mods come along and close down the thread as a result.

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the views of one individual who is catholic do not reflect the views of the catholic church. the catholic church does not support homosexuality. 

 

christian do not support homosexuality either, although there are some who believe themselves to be christians who do. they are individuals. their views do not reflect christianity.

 

so you can see that your math was a little fuzzy there. anyway, the warning has already been given reminding of the TOS.... this forum does not espouse RCC doctrine, but members are not allowed to bash catholics, either. so please refrain from doing so before the mods come along and close down the thread as a result.

 

What I'm trying to say is, is how can the OP claim he is a born again christian and also support homosexuality? That doesn't make sense. The OP wants his name as nonbeliever to be changed to a believer, but a believer would never support homosexuality.

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As a former catholic, I am only able to speak for myself.  I went to catholic school back in the 60's,  high school included.  Why did I not come out of it feeling born again?  I can still ask my Mother and siblings (who remain catholic) if they are Christians, and they reply with a strong NO......I am a catholic.  No bashing necessary here, they make claim to their own desired title.

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Nevermind

 

I don't think I wound never mind it Wolf......   his statement was a slap in the face of a whole lot of people I know....    I could be down on the RCC with the best of any of you, but individual Catholic people is a whole different thing.....   Most of the people I know in all denominations have disagreements with some facets of their church doctrine....   including myself.    It's not right to assume the things he is assuming.

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the views of one individual who is catholic do not reflect the views of the catholic church. the catholic church does not support homosexuality. 

 

christian do not support homosexuality either, although there are some who believe themselves to be christians who do. they are individuals. their views do not reflect christianity.

 

so you can see that your math was a little fuzzy there. anyway, the warning has already been given reminding of the TOS.... this forum does not espouse RCC doctrine, but members are not allowed to bash catholics, either. so please refrain from doing so before the mods come along and close down the thread as a result.

 

What I'm trying to say is, is how can the OP claim he is a born again christian and also support homosexuality? That doesn't make sense. The OP wants his name as nonbeliever to be changed to a believer, but a believer would never support homosexuality.

 

 

sadly, there are a lot of people on these forums that support homosexuality. i don't understand it either. does that mean they are not believers? that's not my call to make... it could be that they are believers but are still spiritually immature and confused about that issue, and that God isn't done with them yet. i do believe that a practicing homosexual can not enter into heaven, though. but if a practicing homosexual is claiming to be a christian, i sure hope they don't die before God reveals the truth to them. still, you can't equate one person's belief with the entire denomination... whether catholic or baptist or anything else, one person's opinion doesn't necessarily reflect everyone's. that's like equating all baptists with the westboro baptist hate-mongers.

 

 

As a former catholic, I am only able to speak for myself.  I went to catholic school back in the 60's,  high school included.  Why did I not come out of it feeling born again?  I can still ask my Mother and siblings (who remain catholic) if they are Christians, and they reply with a strong NO......I am a catholic.  No bashing necessary here, they make claim to their own desired title.

 

that's not exclusive to catholicism though. growing up in any church, or any religious school (catholic, jewish, christian, etc) does not make a person a child of God. christianity (regardless of denomination) is about a personal decision to have a personal relationship with the living God. sometimes you'll here the term "generational christian"... that is a term used to describe someone who has grown up believing they are christian just because their parents were. i think they may be the hardest ones to reach, sometimes, because they THINK they're already christians.

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