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Subject: Re: The amorphous It Date: 4/10/2002 4:42 PM
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<<He doesn't want to tell you, because as soon as he does, all the baggage associated with his religion will come flooding in and you won't want to listen to what he has to say anymore.>>

(smile...) You are so right! That's why I said you need to be open to learning about it. Because as soon as you say "Christianity" people often turn away thinking they already know what it's all about when maybe they don't. (And I am a she, BTW.)



<<Might I ask what religion you follow? I have a lot of the same thoughts that your religion seems to "preach" and would be interested in learning more.>>

I would love to tell you more. Feel free to email me.

I will say that Christianity is different from other religions in that it's not about that YOU do, it's about what JESUS has done for you. It's about admitting that you can't be "good" enough on your own and accepting what Jesus did for you by paying the penalty for your sin. When you accept his gift of forgiveness and eternal life, his spirit will come and dwell within you, helping you to live the way he wants you to and helping you get to know him better.

It's not, as some might think, about adhering to rules and following the 10 commandments. And it's definitely not boring, like so many church services can be sometimes. God is so much bigger and more outrageous in his love than even those of us who follow him can imagine.

That's all I'll say for now.




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