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4/26/2002                                                                                       View Comments

Hearing the Voice of GOD

I was doing a little Internet surfing when I came across this article on “Hearing the Voice of GOD” The full article for anyone mildly interested is here: http://www.layhands.com/HowToHearGodsVoice.htm

The parts of the article that grabbed my attention as I scanned it, I just have to comment on. It would be quite entertaining on a parody site, such as Landover Baptist Church, or something similar. However, this is not a parody as the author or authors of this site are serious about this stuff. Look at the following two paragraphs quoted from the article.

Another way that the Holy Spirit guides us is by giving us a "check" in our spirits when something is wrong, and by giving us an "inner witness" when something is right. I will try to describe how I experience these things, but please realize that you might not be able to fully relate to my descriptions. When you learn to recognize the "check" and the "inner witness" within yourself, you might describe them in a very different way than I do.

Here's an example of receiving a "check" in my spirit. My wife and I hadn't been out together in awhile, so one day we wanted to take our three-year-old to the babysitter and then go see a movie. The Lord doesn't let us see 'R' rated movies or even most 'PG-13' movies, so I had narrowed down the list of movies to two or three that seemed like possible candidates. I asked the Lord if it was all right for us to see the first movie, and immediately a faint "sick to my stomach" sensation began to rise up within me. I have learned that this is how I experience a "check" in my spirit, so I thanked the Lord for His guidance and said that we would not go to see that movie. Immediately that sensation dissipated. I asked the Lord about another movie, and immediately a "good" sensation, sort of a happy, loving, even "tickly" sensation rose up in the area of my belly, which I have learned is the way that I usually experience the "inner witness." I thanked the Lord, and the sensation immediately dissipated. As you can see from this example, the "check" is like a "no" answer from the Lord, and the "inner witness" is like a "yes" answer from the Lord.


I would like to thank Christians like this for their extremely screwy ideas. If it weren’t for these poor deluded souls promulgating such asinine gibberish, I might still be a Christian today. Fortunately, most Christians are so full of doctrines and teachings like this to relegate them to a very high degree of inconsequence in the real world. Imagine if people like this were in charge of the affairs of men. Talk about your Dark Ages!

By the way, just before I left Christianity, I made the amazing discovery that I, yours truly, am GOD! Yes, that is right, I am GOD! I know this, because one night, on my knees, praying fervently for the salvation of my friends and family, it came to me like a flash of lightning. I realized for the first time that I was not talking to a deity somewhere in the heavens. No, I indeed was not invoking the favor of the divine overlord of the space-time continuum. No wrestling with spiritual darkness was taking place. I knew, deep in my heart, with a confidence that is best described as enlightenment, or perhaps revelation knowledge, that I was merely talking to myself.

One last quote from the article: " Also keep in mind that when God speaks to you, it will not always make sense to your brain."
Boy aint that the truth!

6 comments:

Chris said...

Oh my gob! So this guy gets a stomach cramp followed by a relieving fart and calls it his "inner witness". I used to believe that God would give signs, but this takes the cake!

webmdave said...

You have misunderstood. If you don't believe in an almighty God, then what makes you think you were a Christian in the first place? Are you even remotely interested in God, or where you looking for a jeanie in a bottle? I really mean no offense- I just hate to see someone cause destruction on themselves. Do you think when you die, that there will be no more?
Rodney- rwspeaksout@yahoo.com

webmdave said...

No, you are the one who has misunderstood and has been brainwashed.

You say you mean no offense. I call bull$shit. You wouldn't be posting your crap on a clearly marked EXchristian website if that were the case.

Or you're just plain dense.

In either case, go away until you're ready to take off your god goggles and see the truth.

I recommend you spend at least 10 hours reading this website before you post again. I doubt you have the gumption to do that. So if you don't read anything else on this website, please see this post:

http://new.exchristian.net/2010/12/why-do-you-ex-christians-need.html#comment-115511640

webmdave said...

Rodney: "If you don't believe in an almighty God, then what makes you think you were a Christian in the first place?"

What makes you think *you* are a Christian, Rodney? Your faith is not secure. It could leave you today, tomorrow or near the end of your life.

How would you feel if you spent 10, 20, 30 years fervently believing something, only to have some presumptuous twit stroll up and proclaim "You were never a (fill in the blank)"?

You owe all of us an apology.

"Do you think when you die, that there will be no more?"

Yes. I believe that no elements of awareness, belief or personality are capable of surviving the moment of death, and that neither heaven nor hell await us. There is simply no credible evidence for life after death, no matter what your particular religious myth claims.

webmdave said...

By the way, just before I left Christianity, I made the amazing discovery that I, yours truly, am GOD! Yes, that is right, I am GOD! I know this, because one night, on my knees, praying fervently for the salvation of my friends and family, it came to me like a flash of lightning. I realized for the first time that I was not talking to a deity somewhere in the heavens. No, I indeed was not invoking the favor of the divine overlord of the space-time continuum. No wrestling with spiritual darkness was taking place. I knew, deep in my heart, with a confidence that is best described as enlightenment, or perhaps revelation knowledge, that I was merely talking to myself.

I love this part of the letter. I think every one should refer to them selves as there own personal god.

webmdave said...

Oh my gob! So this guy gets a stomach cramp followed by a relieving fart and calls it his "inner witness". I used to believe that God would give signs, but this takes the cake!