Black Spirituality Religion : There Is No God

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  1. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

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    Hello Family,

    Have you ever thought this thought?

    There is no God.

    I must admit, i have thunk it, fleetingly in my mind ... wondered ... for a second ... what if there is no God?

    Have you ever thunk this ... ever?

    Are there consequences for thinking such thoughts?

    Is it a natural thing to think ... or unnatural?

    :heart:

    Destee

    ps ... i hope Brother Aqil responds

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  2. Tantrum

    Tantrum Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yup I still want proof
    I want to know how there is one
    I think that there is just a higher power
    I label with no name at all
    I want to know how do we know that everything
    In the Bible is true when it was written by man
    How do we know that the things that were put in there
    Are telling the truth and that all of these things have and will happen
    We have been brainwashed into believeing everything that comes from the Bible-Yet what is there to show that all of this is true???

    Besides are upbringing and people telling us too believe this????
     
  3. IfUComeSoftly

    IfUComeSoftly Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i have spouts of insanity when i think this; however, the world can be too horrid a place for us not to believe in anything. i know that there is something out there bigger than me and you; there is so much that cannot be logicially explained; there are times when i feel as if someone is with me, carrying me along; i call him God b/c that's what i was raised to call him. i'm still looking for my center.... the best way to explain it is in a billy joel song... river of dreams... this is me all day....

    In the middle of the night
    I go walking in my sleep
    From the mountains of faith
    To the river so deep
    I must be lookin' for something
    Something sacred I lost
    But the river is wide
    And it's too hard to cross
    even though I know the river is wide
    I walk down every evening and stand on the shore
    I try to cross to the opposite side
    So I can finally find what I've been looking for
    In the middle of the night

    I go walking in my sleep
    Through the valley of fear
    To a river so deep
    I been searching for something
    Taken out of my soul
    Something I'd never lose
    Something somebody stole
    I don't know why I go walking at night
    But now I'm tired and I don't want to walk anymore
    I hope it doesn't take the rest of my life
    Until I find what it is I've been looking for

    In the middle of the night
    I go walking in my sleep
    Through the jungle of doubt
    To the river so deep
    I know I'm searching for something
    Something so undefined
    That it can only be seen
    By the eyes of the blind
    In the middle of the night

    ’M’not sure about a life after this
    God knows I've never been a spiritual man
    Baptized by the fire, I wade into the river
    That is runnin' to the promised land

    In the middle of the night
    I go walking in my sleep
    Through the desert of the truth
    To the river so deep
    We all end in the ocean
    We all start in the streams
    We're all carried along
    By the river of dreams
    In the middle of the night
     
  4. karmashines

    karmashines Banned MEMBER

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    It is normal to question God's existence, particularly with so much evil and unfairness going on in the world.

    However, for those that believe most of the time usually it goes back to looking at the complexity of nature as the 'evidence', along with realizing that God cannot be faulted for the wrongs of man... similar to how a parent can't be faulted if theeir gorwn kid who is out of the house does something 'wrong' with his or her life.
     
  5. Tantrum

    Tantrum Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    But what proof is there
     
  6. Slowly

    Slowly Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    It was hard for me to believe at first too, but God talked of things in the earth that man is just now finding out about. One such thing are the rivers under the ocean.
     
  7. cursed heart

    cursed heart Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    When I was a little girl I questioned it in church, I almost got put out a few times. They told me to never question it and I never have since then.
    I do believe there are GOD'S IN US THAT SOME KNOW AND OTHERS HAVE YET TO FIND WITHIN.
     
  8. Destee

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    Slowly ... Hello and Welcome ... :wave:

    I most certainly believe that there is a God.

    I'm speaking only of the fleeting thought, that there might not be one ...

    I'm wondering am i the only person who has ever thought this thought?

    I'd like to speak to that particular moment in time.

    Have you ever had a moment like that ... ever in your life ... even though you believe there is a God?

    :heart:

    Destee
     
  9. jamesfrmphilly

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    as an atheist, i have spent the bulk of my life thinking that.
     
  10. oldiesman

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    you need look no futher than the mirror,look at how magnificent the human being is[what other being could have done better?]yes i know that we get down on ourselves and question our origins,but is there a god...yes!