He expects his own son, now 3, to have many of the same questions. I feel for you, but as Christians we do have to think about the future, what faith the children will be raised in. We are a Baptist Christian family. My husbands mother prayed 30 years as he continued his walk with witchcraft and satanist. Your pastor might recommend one.Next
I have already warned her that her purity is an important gift from God, but I am so scared that she will ignore my pleas. She attends church and church related activities several times a week, only reading Christian literature and praying daily. If he is really a strong believer, he wouldn't consider someone outside the faith. It seems obvious that you and your girlfriend have a strong friendship. Christianity birthed science and education. God does reveal himself to us all the time, those who are open find him. All I said was that neither the complexity of an object or the fact that we can better understand it establishes that it came about by chance.
The Scriptures are there to give direction so we need not get confused. Heidi is an atheist: Many Christian fathers and mothers have this sad situation of having an atheist son or daughter. Her family loves me and everyone else says we're the perfect couple. Even those children are rejecting their parents. Other Christians will always be around us and while our church is very open and accepting, not everyone will be. Yet there are millions of us non-religious men and women on the planet, and we live our lives, as best we can. Life's decisions are tough enough when two people share the same belief system.Next
She said that outside of work and our time together practically everything she does is in some way connected to her faith - church events, classes, friends, holidays, music. They had a bit of adjustment this first month but it seems they have made it over that hump. Or would he press me to Him and forgive me? They are 90 and 92 years old, and raised me in a wonderful, loving, semi-intellectual Christian home. In addition, I remember just wanting to shake him so that his senses would return the anger phase. She is the most beautiful woman I've ever been with, caring, funny, playful, intuitive, with a generosity of spirit and time that would make us all humble. Did not have time to read all the posts.Next
I hope neither of them get hurt over the situation and they both respect each other. They will be reluctant to be with you for fear that you are judging them. We are all in this world together…living and dying and facing the possibility of eternity together. What I am wondering is how to help her navigate this issue. I reminded myself that I could be flexible and that I was doing this for Jesus. She believes that everything she does should be mindful of and directed towards Christ. I live the life of a hermit, never ever trusting a woman again! I had prepared myself for the answer and it came as no surprise when she told me no, she couldn't.Next
In the same way, disapproving of a gay wedding is not hateful. As an atheist married to a believer, it doesn't have to be a failure. If you are asking a question, be sure to as it may have already been addressed there. And if you would hate or admonish them for that, perhaps you should find them more suitable guardians. After a short crisis in my personal life she asked me out for a 'Saturday of fun', saying that I needed cheering up. To make it clear, no you have not offened me or said anything offensie Leigha I was just sharing a view point. His world is family, and school, and friends: all these things structure his life and he will need them more than ever.Next
He will complete the good work He began so long ago when my son received Jesus as his Savior. There is no supernatural point of reference. I am a mom of a son who says he no longer believes in God. Polygamy is prescribed by Quran Quran 4:3 , but it is prohibited by the Bible Matthew 19:4; 1 Timothy 3:2. At the time that my oldest son declared that he no longer believed, I was crushed. Acknowledge that it took courage for them to tell you what has happened. But acknowledging their journey means you have some understanding.Next
Remember people grow and change throughout their lives. I just want to stop her from making mistakes in life that cannot be taken back. So please understand my very real fear that she is signing up to spend eternity in hell because she chooses an un-Christian-like lifestyle. So we talked a lot about mutual respect. We are supposed to question everything.
I know one of my cousins who is also an atheist was dating a Muslim girl who wouldn't even tell her family about him because she knew they wouldn't approve. I respect Christians who truly believe and dont need me to agree with them. It can be hard to see kids learn from experience, but he's her boyfriend, not yours. I will do anything I can to protect my children, and that means making sure that they are going down a righteous path. They're not so willing to accept this relationship.Next