• read it yourself
    • Moving Violation
      Excellent Bob Dec.07.2021
  • You just have to find your own truth. My truth was that I found no way to make sense of the contradictions in the Bible and that the disagreements over which one was correct has led to too much warfare and bloodshed throughout history. That led me down the path of Agnosticism; the belief that it isn't possible for humans to understand the true nature of the Divine. However, that is *my* truth. It may not be yours.
  • I don't know. I always figured that God's word was to be absolute, so I don't understand why The Bible is so cryptic and apparently open to everyone and their sister's interpretations. I guess you just gotta take it for what it says in there, although I personally don't take it as truth, rather than a testament to human psychology. I mean that by studying The Bible you can tell a lot from people...about God, not so much ha ha. But see I'm doing it too. XD
  • you decide. read the new testament like it was written just for you and you alone. believe everything that is written about you. then read it again and mark areas that you find enlightening. Find a regular time to read each day. A time that is a committment. That no matter what, you keep that time separated from the rest of your every day life. You will find amazing strength from such a committment. And you will know like so many others what is The Truth. It takes desire. It is free for everyone. Jesus is real and He wants to be your Friend.
    • Moving Violation
      Excellent Bob~ Dec.07.2021
  • You don't, and neither does anyone else, anyone who says they know the truth is either lying, or deluded, and that's the truth. Which, granted, may mean I am deluded or lying, but at least I admit it!
  • get your bible, pray to the holy spirit to guide you and listen to him. ppl make mistakes after all.
  • The differences are, for the most part, minor. Issues like when to be baptized or some other things are really minor. We know that we have faith in Christ and that is our common bond!
  • Ask God To guide you, His spirit will lead you to the Truth. Read God's Word, this will also help.
  • You decide. Remember the old adage: "There is 117 ways to skin a mule and every single one of them is right." or more biblically: "In my fathers house there are many dwelling places"
  • You search for the truth rather than asking. Otherwise you will not know, you will only know what someone else said.
    • RareCatch
      Excellent Aug. 20 2017
    • Moving Violation
      2017???????? today is Dec.07.2021
  • Good question. Pray for understanding before reading. If someone is telling you something, be sure and look up the scriptures to see if it is so. If your understanding of a scripture is different than another scripture, read the context and other scriptures to get understanding. (Mat 7:7-8; Acts 17:10-11; 2Tim 3:16-17);Acts17:10-11;2Tim3:16-17;;&version=47;77;50;9;49; . There are also many resources available today, such as the link above.
  • The Bible is a Jewish conspiracy. Christians are deluded under a powerful spell. Christianity is nothing more than a vicious program, with the goals of: Forcing the Gentiles to give up all occult knowledge and power so all psychic power is in the hands of select Jews for total control. Indoctrinating the the Gentile masses into pacifism and a slave-like mentality of servitude Encouraging the Gentiles into giving up all money and worldly goods which is funneled into the hands of the ruling Jews and their Gentile lackeys like Billy Graham Preparing the Gentile masses for a one world communist slave state with the ruling Jews in control. Channeling Gentile psychic energy and prayers into the "Second coming of Christ" which is in reality the Jewish Messiah as any working of the mind must have a connection. Cutting the Gentiles off from their own Tribal Gods and Demi-Gods, whose identities have been altered and replaced with fictitious Jewish characters. Our True Creator God has been denegrated, viciously and heinously insulted and blasphemed and relegated to the enemy of humanity. "May his name and memory be blotted out." -The Jewish Talmud The list is endless and it is so glaringly obvious what was done. Now, we all know the Nazarene is fictitious. The Jews themselves know it and don't believe in him as he is a lie based upon some 20+ crucified "saviors" stolen from Gentile pantheons around the world. I have put a lot of effort and time into researching the Bible, as so many people have serious hang-ups because of intense indoctrination with Christiainty and the psychic power that has gone into it. It is obvious the Bible is a hoax and a lie. "We shall now endeavor to answer the question which must naturally arise in the minds of all who see for the first time, the similarity in the legends of the Hebrews and those of other nations, namely: have the Hebrews copied from other nations, or, have other nations copied from the Hebrews? To answer this question we shall; first give a brief account or history of the Pentateuch and other books of the Old Testament from which we have taken legends, and show about what time they were written; and second, show that other nations were possessed of these legends long before that time, and that the Jews copied from them." - Bible Myths And Their Parallels in Other Religions By T. W. Doane © 1882, page 92 The Creation: "Structurally, Genesis 1-11 presents a fascinating insight into how the Bible evolved from a collection of polytheistic myths and legends from various cultures into a mostly coherent monotheistic account of Israelite history." - 101 Myths of the Bible by Gary Greenburg © 2000; page 3 In summary, every character in the bible was stolen form Pagan Gentile religions and replaced with a Jewish character: Jewish monotheism was stolen from Egyptian Akhenaton The Jewish creation was stolen from the Egyptian Creation ¹ The Jewish Yahweh's use of the word to create was stolen from the Egyptians (Jewish Yaweh replaces Ptah) ² "Let there be Light" was stolen from the Theban Creation epic.³ The "firmament in the midst of the waters…" was stolen from the Egyptian Creation4 Adam and Eve were stolen from the Egyptian Geb and Nut 5 Eve coming from Adam's rib was stolen from the Epic of Enki and Ninhursag: "My brother what hurts thee? "My rib hurts me" ANET, 41. Ninti who's name means "Lady of the Rib" cured Enki's rib6 Adam and Eve's punishment and loss of immortality were stolen from the Mesopotamian story of Adapa (Jewish Yaweh replaces Sumerian Enki)7 Jewish Cain, Abel and Seth were stolen from Osiris, Set and Horus8 The conflict between Cain and Abel was stolen from Set and Osiris and as the story goes on, it is later based upon the Sumerian Dumuzi and Enkimdu 9 Jewish Samson was stolen from Heracles, The putting out of his eyes is based on Oedipus The pulling down of the pillars was stolen from the Egyptian tale about Re-Herakhte10 The Jewish story of Jacob and the Ladder was stolen from the Egyptian Funerary Rituals for the deceased King "Hail to thee, O Ladder of God, Hail to thee, O Ladder of Set. Stand up O Ladder of God, Stand up O Ladder of Set, stand up O Ladder of Horus, whereon Osiris went forth into heaven.” “The Egyptian Ladder consisting of the bodies of two Egyptian deities upon which Osiris ascends into heaven, has been replaced by a ladder with several supernatural beings, angels, climbing up and down between earth and heaven."11 Jewish Moses was stolen from several Gods and kings, depending on what stage of his life story: Sargon (the birth and abandonment in the river, being rescued by royalty, etc) The wanderings in the desert were based upon the Sun-God Bacchus as seen in the Hymns of Orpheus 12 The Hebrew stint of "40 years in the desert" claimed in the Jewish book of Exodus and the subsequent "40 day and 40 nights" wanderings in the desert of the Jewish Nazarene were stolen from: "The struggle of Set and Horus in the desert lasted forty days, as commemorated in the forty days of the Egyptian Lent, during which time Set, as the power of drought and sterility, made war on Horus in the water and the buried germinating grain....These forty days have been extended into forty years, and confessedly so by the Jews."13 Jewish Joshua was stolen from the Egyptian Deities Shu and Nun.14 Jewish Deborah was stolen from the Egyptian Goddess Neith 15 Jewish Noah was stolen from Sumerian Ziusudra The fictitious Jewish God Yaweh in the Noah story replaced the Sumerian God Enlil, aka Beelzebub Noah's son Jewish Ham was stolen from Belus 16 Jewish Nimrod was stolen from the Egyptian Pharaoh Sesostris17 Jewish Abraham was stolen from King Hariscandra of the Hindu Sankhayana-Sutras Jewish Isaac was stolen from King Hariscandra's son Rohita The fictitious Jewish God Yaweh in this story replaced the Hindu God Varuna18 Jewish character Daniel was stolen from Egyptian Neferti 19 Jewish Jonah and the whale; Jonah was stolen from the Hindu character "Saktideva" found in the Somadeva Bhatta. The "Twelve Tribes of Israel" like the Twelve Disciples of Christ are based upon the twelve signs of the Zodiac. Jewish Lot and his wife were stolen from the Greek Orpheus and Eurydice Jewish Yaweh replaces the Greek God Hades Jewish Jacob and Jewish Esau were stolen from Horus and Set20 Jewish Rebekah was stolen from The Egyptian Goddess Isis21 Jewish Joseph with the eleven brothers was stolen from Egyptian Psammetichus22 Jewish story of Joseph and Potipher's wife stolen from Egyptian Anubis and Bata23 "The Ten Plagues" against Egypt were grossly exaggerated and altered and stolen from the Ipuwer Papyrus 24 The Ten commandments was stolen from The Code of Hammurabi Jewish Yaweh replaces the Sumerian Sun God Shamash aka Azazel25 Jewish David killing Philistine Goliath were stolen from Thor throwing a hammer at Hrungnir and striking him in the forehead.26 The Jewish Job was stolen from Ugaritic Keret and Jewish Yaweh replaces the God "El." The Jewish "Job," was stolen from a story written in the Ugaritic language (Cuneiform Script), composed circa 1400 BCE by "Ilimilku The Scribe." This epic involves "Keret" and the God "El." NOT Job and Jehova. Keret's family tragedies and illness are comparable with the story of Job. In the original tale, "Satan" never even entered into the picture. Here, Jewish Jehova replaces El27 By creating opposing Gods, one "good" and the other "evil" the Jews have been able to manipulate the world beyond belief. The Jewish book of Proverbs, along with the writings in the book of Ecclesiastes were stolen from the Teachings of Egyptian Ptah-Hotep.28 Many of the writings in the Jewish book of Joshua were stolen from The El Amarna Letters29 The Jewish book of Judges is comprised of material stolen from: The Story of Aqhat The Diary of Wen-Amon The Gezer Almanac30 The Jewish books of Samuel and Kings contain stolen material from: The Mari Prophecies The Stele of Mesha The Karatepe Inscription The Annals of Shalmaneser III The Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III The Annals of Tiglath-Pileser III The Annals of Sargon II The Siloam Inscription The Yavne-Yam Inscription The Lachlish Letters The Arad Ostraca The Annals of Sennacherib The Annals of Nebuchadnezzar II More stolen material in the biblical books of Ezra and Nehemiah from: The Cylinder of Cyrus31 Jewish Mordecai stolen from the Babylonian God Marduk32 Jewish Esther and the Jewish book of Esther was stolen from Ishtar, aka Astaroth, Astarte, Ashtar.33 The Jewish Virgin Mary "Queen of Heaven" was stolen from Astaroth Jewish John the Baptist stolen from Anup, baptizer of Horus; both lost their heads.34 Jewish Judas was stolen from Set.35 Jewish Matthew was stolen from Thoth 36 Jewish Thomas was stolen from Tammuz 37 "Like Jesus, the Greek God Hermes was also wrapped in swaddling clothing and placed in a manger, as was Dionysus." 38 The Gentile Gods wound up in the grimoires of blasphemy. "No other people has ever been so conscious of ultimate primacy through supernatural intervention. This has given them cohesion and courage to persevere in the face of persecution and decimation. The conviction that every jew will one day share in his divine destiny as a member of the world's ruling race has made him proud and has enabled him to survive unassimilated among the nations of the earth." "Included in the promised inheritance was a deliverer or messiah to bring about "the kingdom." This messiah would be either a temporal, human leader who with his armies would overthrow the enemies of Israel, or a supernatrual being who would do likewise, establishing an "everlasting" Jewish kingdom as well." "The Jewish imperialism would thus come as the awaited deliverer destroyed the enemies and gave their booty to Israel. As Larson says 'This Messiah shall bring judgement upon the Gentiles and they shall become the slaves of Judah..." The above two paragraphs were excerpts taken from The Christ Conspiracy: The Greatest Story Ever Sold by Acharya S. © 1999 taken from pages 325 and 326 The purpose of the bible was: To give the Jewish people a history they never had To give the Jewish people a special status as the "Chosen of God" To enable the Jewish people to advance in their quest for world domination. The gentiles have been disarmed and spoon-fed a pacifistic anti-life philosophy with Christianity To keep all occult, psychic and mind power under the control of the Jews and disarm the gentile populations psychically. For the Jewish secret cabal to seize and direct as much psychic energy as possible into the coming of their "messiah" who will unite the Jews and rule the world. (This is the fictitious Christ, - the Jews themselves know Christ is fictitious- the "Temple of Solomon" and various other faces of the same theme). Because the multitude of characters, numbers and stories were stolen and altered from gentile sources, they are strong enough in the gentile racial memory to use as a powerful psychic tool for manipulation. Bible Myths And Their Parallels in Other Religions By T. W. Doane Copyright 1882 In closing in the Al Jilwah and Qu’ret al-Yezid, Satan makes it very plain concerning these lies. "THERE IS NO GOD BUT MYSELF" "KNOWING THIS, WHO DARES WORSHIP THE FALSE GODS OF THE KORAN AND BIBLE?" -SATAN FROM THE QU'RET AL-YEZID REFERENCES: ¹ 101 Myths of the Bible by Gary Greenburg © 2000 pages 3-24 ² Ibid, pages 11-13 ³ Ibid, page 14 4 Ibid, page 17 5 Ibid, pages 43-44 6 Ibid, page 55 7Ibid, pages 56-57 8 Ibid, page 9 9 Ibid, pages 68-69 10Bible Myths And Their Parallels in Other Religions By T. W. Doane © 1882, Chapter VIII "Samson and his Exploits" pages 62-76 11page 144, 101 Myths of the Bible 12Page 51 Bible Myths And Their Parallels in Other Religions 13The Christ Conspiracy: The Greatest Story Ever Sold by Acharya S. © 1999 page 244 14101 Myths of the Bible pages 254-255 15101 Myths of the Bible pages 258-62 16101 Myths of the Bible pages 103-104 17101 Myths of the Bible pages 103-104 pages 101, 102 18Bible Myths And Their Parallels in Other Religions page 39 19Old Testament Parallels - Laws and Stories from the Ancient Near East by Victor H. Matthews and Don C. Benjamin &3169; 1991 pages 235-240 20101 Myths of the Bible pages 135-137 21101 Myths of the Bible page 138 22101 Myths of the Bible page 175-179 23101 Myths of the Bible pages 180-181 and Old Testament Parallels pages 41-45 24101 Myths of the Bible page 206 25Old Testament Parallels pages 62-67 26Bible Myths And Their Parallels in Other Religions pages 90-91 27Old Testament Parallels pages 201-211 28Old Testament Parallels pages 184-188 29Old Testament Parallels pages 77-80 30Old Testament Parallels pages 85-105 31Old Testament Parallels pages 109-143 32101 Myths of the Bible page 292 33101 Myths of the Bible pages 292-293 34The Christ Conspiracy: The Greatest Story Ever Sold page 177 35The Christ Conspiracy: The Greatest Story Ever Sold page 171 36The Christ Conspiracy: The Greatest Story Ever Sold page 171 37The Christ Conspiracy: The Greatest Story Ever Sold page 172 37The Christ Conspiracy: The Greatest Story Ever Sold page 191 Other References: Popular Dictionary of Assyrian and Babylonian Terminology by F. C. Norton © 2003 The Literature of Ancient Egypt: An Anthology of Stories, Instructions, and Poetry, Edited by William Kelly Simpson © 1972 Religions of the Ancient Near East Sumero-Akkadian Religious Texts and Ugaritic Epics, Edited by Isaac Mendelsohn © 1955 The Ancient Near Eastr Volume I, An Anthology of Texts and Pictures, Edited by James Pritchard © 1958
    • RareCatch
      Interesting! Aug. 20 2017
  • Apparently the only sure way, is by dying. Because only THEN do you find out the Truth, if there be any. Which limits your ability to be able to make changes to your life.
  • You could try comparing several translations and manuscripts.
  • Like others have said, read your Bible and pray to the good Lord and that's all you need, forget everyone else.
  • You should study it and decide what you think it means.
  • You do what you always do in these study the problem and then you make your best guess and go with it. That's all you can do really - you pray for the best and hope your not wrong. Take care my friend.
  • The Bible is God's book. And it contains an invitation you may take advantage of to know what is truth: James 1:5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. . So study the matter, examine the evidence, go as far as you can with reason. Then ask God to take you the rest of the way to understand the truth. Trust his promise.
  • 89-20-2017 It is not reliable to let people tell you what the bible says. Many people will make up stuff because they don't know what it says, and many will make up stuff because they wish it would not say what it says. You just have to read it for yourself. Read a chapter of Proverbs every day. Proverbs has 31 chapters so you can keep your place by just looking at a calendar. There is no religion or nothing in Proverbs and you don't have to believe anything. Just read to find wisdom. When you are comfortable with that, then read the bible from Romans to 2 Thessalonians over and over until you start to remember what it says. That is the part that applies to Christians. Here is a book to help you to understand the bible. It's a free download and you can get a hard copy at any bible book store. "How To Enjoy The Bible"
  • good question.....I am a man who DETESTS ORGANIZED RELIGION..raised catholic but of course couldnt WAIT to get out of 'it'..... to me, religion is man-made.......all those sects, only one God, etc., etc., ... however, there is one organization that is TRULY based on the bible and nothing else.........go to TOMORROWSWORLD.ORG......(OR COULD BE .COM NOT SURE, try both!!!) there you will get, at no cost, a monthly magazine and tons of booklets explaining WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS AND NOT man's 'interpretation'. again, I detest organized religion but this organization has a way of explaining the bible that you will enjoy...never a charge, they never ask for money, but of course you give what you want & when you want. just one tiny example nowhere in the bible does it say that Jesus died on a Friday, and resurrected on says' three days and three nights' in the tomb....... so where the HELL did the whole 'good Friday' thing come from? HUH? mankind.......that's who... oh well I better stop!!! so anyway, instead of wondering what the bible says, how to interpret it, etc., etc., etc., just go to this organizations' site and learn about the real bible.... OH and it was man who made Sunday 'the lord's day'........that sure as hell isn't in the bible!!!!!!!!! JEEEEEZE!!!!!!!!!!
  • maybe you should ask god to show you whats true
    • Moving Violation
      Have you and what did god say? Nov.21.2021
  • Read the Bible in context by looking at every verse or passage in relation to the verses, chapters and broader narratives that surround it.
  • Read it yourself, ask for the holy spirit. Refer to the Greek and Hebrew. There are books that also explain Jewish customs, and those of the Roman Empire that will make their behaviour easier to understand. But the bible is a spiritual message of salvation of the soul, and you will only see the mystery if you read it in that manner.
  • Read it and pray for understanding from The Spirit. Start with James 1:5-6.
  • read the bible yaself
  • Read it for yourself, it must be read with the spirit. Question everything, search for truth, no point following something blindly if it doesn't change you, and give you something nothing else has.
  • You don't, but neither do the experts either. Its a game.😏 BTW, if you are interested you can buy a copy of the Bible in Kindle for about 10 bucks, download it, and then download the Kindle app. You can then adjust the font size and spacing, If you read the NIV (New International Version) you won't have a lot of crazy jargon to deal with. And you can makes notes to return to later.
  • The Bible is a mix of complexities. Some of it isn't meant for everyone to know, while some of it is. Just read it and get what understanding you can from it. There's enough knowledge in just that much to give you guidance.
  • Believe what ever you want to, just don't push some bull shit on me!
  • Well, first I would like to agree with a lot of the responders here, read the Bible yourself, then compare what you read with what other are saying. Does it match? The truth will always agree with itself, so if a scripture says that the Earth will last forever with righteous people on it, like in Psalms 37:29, why would some say the earth will be destroyed? In Isaiah 45:18 says in part that God did not create the earth simply for nothing, but formed it to be inhabited..... then there is the question of Jesus ; is he God or God's Son? Can he be both? What does the scriptures say? John 10: 36 Jesus said "I am God's Son" What about God? Is he a nameless entity? the Bible says at Psalms 83:18 KJV "That men may know that thou, whose name alone is Jehovah, art the most high over all the earth" For more information on this and other Bible topics, you can go to
  • Approaching an understanding of the Bible is an undertaking worthy of every believer’s best research and thinking. Deciding if one is convinced the Bible is given by inspiration of God is an essential starting point. The belief that there can be only one right interpretation of the scripture is also crucial. God, in His infinite goodness and wisdom, has placed checks and balances in the scriptures to preserve the accurate understanding of His Word. A simple example appears in Luke 6:13, where it says that "he [Jesus] chose twelve". A basic check is to confirm (by counting) that twelve names are listed in verses 14 through 16. This type of check, which may be described in our terminology as "attention to the obvious," when adhered to by a genuine searcher, will result in answers of undeniable truth being discovered, or the scriptures being "left on the shelf" until undeniable answers can be found. Examples of other checks to be performed include: to confirm the scripture fits with the immediate and remote context; to confirm the meaning of the words used; to confirm harmony with other scriptures relating to the subject; and more ( To genuinely adhere to the checks and balances in God's Word with the desire to attain God's approval is the aspiration of a lifetime. II Timothy 2:15 "Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth."
  • Whenever there is disagreement in a passage of scripture one can be correct and the other incorrect; or both can be incorrect, but both cannot be correct. It takes time and research to come to the correct answer.
  • Why, what makes you special to know the truth? Religion is as much about personal interpretation as it is about discovery and interpretation. If you're wrong, then you're going to hell for it, not the next next guy. Mainly as it was your life and understanding to get you there.

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