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Thomas the Apostle speaks: "I won't believe it unless I see the nail wounds in his hands, put my fingers into them, and place my hand into the wound in his side." John, 20:25.

My belief in a nutshell (put into Christian terms):

  • Don't think too much about God (Exodus 20:4, Deuteronomy 5:8)
  • Be skeptical, not gullible (John, 20:19-29)
  • If there is something like a heaven everybody will get there, so don't you worry (Matthew 5:43-48)
  • ...and of course: Be nice to each other! (several)

There are so many interpretations of the Bible but I think this one is the most human friendly (and of course the only true one)!

Beware: Some of my questions and answers here are kind of tongue in cheek, so relax and bear with me ;-) If they got you thinking I reached my goal.


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comment What is the single best reason - specific to Christianity - that the Christian God is the real God?
@Narnian: OK, I think you are referring to 1 Corinthians 15:6, right? But this one sentence can't be all, this would be a really weak argument. I am sure that there must be more information on these 500+ people somewhere? Please help.
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comment What is the single best reason - specific to Christianity - that the Christian God is the real God?
@Narnian: This is interesting! Non-Christian religious books often only just write something like "many people saw this and that miraculous event", they don't provide names nor testimonies, so you can't really take this seriously. You are implying that the resurrection is different, please give me the sources who those 500+ were and what they said. Thank you :-)
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comment What is the single best reason - specific to Christianity - that the Christian God is the real God?
+1: I think this is indeed the best reason one could give. You could add 1 Corinthians 15:14
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comment What is the single best reason - specific to Christianity - that the Christian God is the real God?
@LCIII: Thank you. Yes, I thought about that but I think "one which could not be given by other religious people" is a pretty tough criterion already. Or do you see any good possibility of making it more concrete?
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comment Atheism is the default position. Isn't the burden of proof on the Christian to assert that God exists?
I added the point - hope everything is fine now.
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comment Atheism is the default position. Isn't the burden of proof on the Christian to assert that God exists?
@Shog9: I flagged your comment as offensive. Again: Tone down please. "cut and paste ransom letter", "suggests either [...] inability" and "active attempt to provide misleading information" is absolutely unacceptable, esp. for a moderator.
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comment Atheism is the default position. Isn't the burden of proof on the Christian to assert that God exists?
@Shog9: I will do that when I find the time. Regardless of that I ask you to tone down: "This is absurd" and "if you can't write a clear answer" are inappropriate for a moderator of any StackExchange site. Thank you.
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comment How can things considered bad when done by humans become good when God does them?
This is what I sometimes call "They don't know what they believe!" Your call "Christianity asserts [...] that we are inherently bad and have no right to anything less than eternal damnation, destruction, torture, you name it." would deserve it to be printed on every Bible, on all church entrances and should even be the motto for this site. It would separate the wheat from the chaff, or as you rightly said: "I would rather people had something clear to disagree with than ignorantly follow something they do not understand." Finally we are on the same page (which kind of worries me ;-)
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