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Jesus vs false religion
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Published: January 11, 2012
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“If Grace is water, then the church should be an ocean, cuz it’s not a museum for good people, it’s a hospital for the broken.

This quote reminds me of a song by Natalie Grant that says:

“There's no such thing as perfect people There's no such thing as a perfect life So come as you are, broken and scarred Lift up your heart and be amazed And be changed by a perfect God”

God heals! :heart:

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A quote from a video called: Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus.
It’s a poem written to highlight the difference between Jesus and false religion.

:bulletred: A special thanks to ~Twilightlover2007 who showed me the video :tighthug:

(I don't agree with the first line in the video: "Jesus came to abolish religion", because Jesus came to give us a clear view of 'religion' since it took a wrong path in ancient time ^^. Christianity is a religion that is based in a close relationship with our savior)


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Randamu-Chan's avatar
Randamu-Chan|Hobbyist General Artist
~<3
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Kaasusumu's avatar
As long as faith healing is never involved, then fine.[F2U] Chara shrug icon 
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Emnem924's avatar
Emnem924|Student Digital Artist
"It's a hospital for the broken"
Me: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpCh0P…
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schizocatgirl264|Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is what my churches creed is. It's about people who have a common problem not a common interest. I actually hate my grampas church because it's all about being social
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Many of us are willing to give our eternities to a concept of God that was presented to us by the ancient Israelites. Forget about eternity for a moment. Imagine a world in which our lives in the here and now are dictated by a government that acts EXACTLY like this God. There is a vote first of course. Technically, there is a choice, but somehow, the election results in a nearly unanimous victory. That is the final election, you cannot have any other administrations before this one. Henceforth, the government is well aware of all your "private" communications and activities. Federal video cameras are everywhere, even in bedrooms and bathrooms. Not a single moment of your life will go unseen, from conception to death. Simply seeing what you're up to is not enough, the government must know every facet of your mind, so all citizens have a chip implanted in their head at birth. This chip monitors whether or not you have any "illegal" thoughts. Due to all this surveillance and thought monitoring going on, at least you're safe from crime, right? Well, not so fast. Surveillance is only used to determine guilt, but neither interventions nor preventative measures are EVER taken. You see, as a good person, you don't have much to worry about from the government, but you do have alot to worry about from people who aren't so good, because they don't have alot to worry about from the government either. For though cameras and police are everywhere, when you or your loved ones are mugged, raped, or murdered, the police do nothing to stop the perpetrator even while present, because that would interfere with the criminal's free will. Criminals have to stand before a judge and answer for their crimes, sure, but all they have to do is apologize and sincerely ask for forgiveness, not of you, the victim, but of the judge, and the criminal is then set free. Should you entertain a thought of spite toward the person who killed your loved one, then it is you who will stand before the judge. If you cannot muster adequate shame, then it is you who will be punished. The sick and the poor beg the government for help, but the government's most reliable aid is reserved for the wealthy. During award ceremonies, you can usually spot professional athletes, award winning actors, and musicians thanking the government for it's "generous" welfare. Meanwhile, children are dying of preventable diseases, starvation, dehydration, and natural disasters, without ANY relief that could be easily supplied by the government's virtually inexhaustable coffers, coffers which are reserved for the welfare of the priveledged few. This might seem unfair at first, but just realize that the government works in mysterious ways. Trust that the government has a good reason for funding mansions and swimming pools for some, but not food and water for others. It's all part of a classified plan, a greater plan. Above all, you're not allowed to talk bad about the government. Not only is that considered unpatriotic, but it's also illegal, unforgivable, and carries the most severe punishment of all. Isn't that odd? Your fellow citizens would also ostracize you, showing genuine contempt for you, because you dared to be critical of your government. It's almost as if they fell in love with the chains that bind them. Fortunately, we live in the real world, where voters and elected officials take proper consideration before making decisions based on what they think God wants. So naturally, people wouldn't tolerate a government that did ANY of the things mentioned in this story, right? RIGHT?
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harmzee's avatar
harmzee|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Interesting 🤔
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Swifty-06|Hobbyist General Artist
Is this basically calling Christians "broken"?
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LordElthibar's avatar
Not just them. Everyone.

Romans 3:32 For all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.
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Nilopher's avatar
Nilopher|Hobbyist General Artist
do you think only christians go to church? 
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Swifty-06's avatar
Swifty-06|Hobbyist General Artist
No, but isn't it calling people who don't do to church "broken"?
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Adalack's avatar
This is regarding those who seek to be healed of their "glitches" and evil desires that consitutes the Church Militant.
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Undertale-Trashie's avatar
Undertale-Trashie|Hobbyist Digital Artist
* -never been to church-

* well

* im broken i guess
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artestami|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The healthy do not need hospitals, it is the sick that do.
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dragonart116's avatar
This looks great but you probably should have turned off comments
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wakaflockaflame1|Hobbyist General Artist
Indeed
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Adalack's avatar
The artist's choice, and frankly I agree with the aforementioned artist to allow comments- it enables defense of their position, as well as using the post as a "probe" to ascertain the views and who needs to be confronted and why/how.
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wakaflockaflame1|Hobbyist General Artist
I'd easily agree if humans weren't constant disappointments. Llama Emoji-48 (I'm Cool with Mah Sunglasses) [V2]
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ImagineMintyEdited |Hobbyist Digital Artist
And who are the 'Broken'?
If you are referring to atheists, you are not only offending me, but your God as well.
If you are not, then I am sorry and I'll remove my comment :)
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Nilopher|Hobbyist General Artist

I didn’t make the quote, but it's referring to everyone (especially those interested in going to church).

Most people go to church looking for a closer encounter with God (not that I believe it’s the only place we can achieve that), we don’t go to church because we are complete, or perfect, we go because we accept we are not, and we want to be perfected, and completed by God
(1 Peter 5:10).  

There’s a bible verse that says:
When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance” ~ Mark 2:17

The church is full of sinners, full of “works in progress”, people that want to be whole again, that’s why a church is a ‘hospital for the broken’. (Or it should be, since there are churches that are sadly feigning to be the opposite). 

I hope that explains it better o.o (: 

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ImagineMinty|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahhh I see, thank for the explanation :)
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Adalack's avatar
Yeah, basically, everybody in the entire living human race today is broken somehow- myself most definitely included.
That's what Christ came to fix, or to enable the repair of: look at human treatment of other humans- we are a profoundly messed-up species in dire need of guidence in treatment of others!
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BiBitheLucario|Student General Artist
{I do agree though I'm agnostic, religion is a sacart thing and shouldn't as an exuse to hate, the church is in some peoples' eyes is like what your stamp states}
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Nilopher|Hobbyist General Artist
(: :hug: 
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KIngBases's avatar
I hate to be that one but is actually a business.The people there dont give a fuck if youre going to heaven,hell or candyland.If you buy their "blessed" shit,you can die right here.Who cares.
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