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Which Christian denominations believe in a spectrum of degrees of personal knowledge and experience of God?

How to properly answer this survey question I first want to highlight the difficulties in answering this denominational survey question. First, we need to distinguish between denominational published ...
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Which Christian denominations believe in a spectrum of degrees of personal knowledge and experience of God?

Those who study the Book of Mormon see a ready "yes" to the question in the OP, as outlined in Alma chapter 32. In this chapter, Alma compares the word to a seed that is planted in our ...
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Why don’t I feel anything (gratefulness etc.) when people talk about how great God’s love for us is?

Don’t conflate feelings with faith. You can love God without being in love with God. Remember that the many parts of the body each serve their own unique purpose. I’ve seen pastors who are so ...
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What factors, according to Young-Earth Creationists, might inhibit the Holy Spirit from guiding a Christian to a literal interpretation of Genesis?

The writer of Hebrews said something that touches on this topic: 11We have much to say about this, but it is hard to make it clear to you because you no longer try to understand. 12In fact, though by ...
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What factors, according to Young-Earth Creationists, might inhibit the Holy Spirit from guiding a Christian to a literal interpretation of Genesis?

If we assume that the Holy Spirit guides Christians in understanding scripture and that Young-Earth Creationism is true, what prevents the Holy Spirit from leading all Christians to interpret the book ...
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What factors, according to Young-Earth Creationists, might inhibit the Holy Spirit from guiding a Christian to a literal interpretation of Genesis?

TL;DR: Humans are vain, rebellious and self-centered, and even Christians still struggle with these flaws (and others). If you ask a Christian who denies Creation why they do so, the answer is almost ...
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Why don’t I feel anything (gratefulness etc.) when people talk about how great God’s love for us is?

There are many possible reasons for what you describe. Here is one, from Luke 7: 36 When one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, he went to the Pharisee’s house and reclined at ...
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