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Christian doesn't equal JERK by rosiecoleman Christian doesn't equal JERK by rosiecoleman
Because some people seem to think they're synonymous.

DON'T JUDGE MY BELIEFS BEFORE YOU KNOW ME.

Anyway my faith is probably the only thing i will ever get truly riled up about. Because as much as people may disbelieve it God means everything to me, i wouldn't be who i am without him. And just because i am labeled as a 'christian' i am not a homophone, i don't believe God's love is exclusive and i don't think everyone is going to hell.

So as much as people say, 'not all Muslims are terrorists' (TRUE) remember not all Christians are jerks, don't judge someone on what they believe before you find out what they actually believe. It may be quite different from the stereotypical view you may have. Most Christians are amazing wonderful generous people. And a lot of other people are too. God loves everyone

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Also i felt it appropriate to quote a reply i wrote down the page, for anyone whose dropped in. I thought it was relevant to further flesh out my reasoning behind the stamp to avoid conflict, as is my main goal in life ;) A disclaimer if you will, how cheap am i? Disclaiming my own opinions :lol: Anyway...



DeadMansTouch wrote - This message goes both ways you know. Just because someone isn't a christian doesn't mean they're jerks.

Namakox wrote - Indeed you are correct, and i get where you are coming from. Forming an opinion of someone by saying "your not christian, so you must be a God hating jerk" is incredibly hypocritical and stupid. However that was most definitely not my intention, i am not directing this at every/any person who doesn't believe in my God, nor assuming that this is what most people think, it is merely a general idea/opinion that builds on the other ideas people have had about other sub groups in the world. An idea that says, "Hey, you wouldn't assume all Gays have HIV so why would you assume all Christians are bible pushing morons?"
If i based an opinion on someone because they said i was a jerk purely because of my faith. My opinion of them would not be formed on the basis of their religion, colour, sexuality or otherwise. It would be because they neglected to try and hear or understand my views before forming their opinion of me. A basis of ones actions rather than a bias.
Personally I form my opinions based on what i actually know or see in a person as opposed to pre determined assumptions, like researching before writing a book (although that sounds terribly clinical ) And if someone was that biased i admit i would most definitely not think very highly of them, i am a human and i get as defensive about my beliefs as any other human. However i would try to reason with them and try to understand why they felt that way.
Anyway i tend to rant about this stuff so forgive me for that and like i said i understand your meaning but rest assured this stamp is not any kind of finality, it's just something to keep in mind.


That's all :)

Nama
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PrincessMystigress Featured By Owner 11 hours ago  New Deviant
Yes you are
All Christians are trash
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Betty-M Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
love this
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MJKalasky Featured By Owner Edited Mar 31, 2018
The very core of the religion is compassion.  Many follow this, many, sadly, don't.  But, as I said, many DO follow the teachings of compassion, and are why this stamp is true.
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suparmarkeogai996 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2018
"Japan is an island by the sea filled with volcanoes and it's ♫ beautiful ♫ ! In the year negative a billion, Japan might not've been here. In the year -40,000 it was here, and you could walk to it, and some people walked to it. Then it got warmer, so an iceberg melted, it became an island, and now there lot's of trees! Because it's warmer. So now there's people on the island and they're basically sort of hanging out in between the mountains, eating nuts off trees, and using the latest technology. Like stones, and bowls. Ding dong, it's the outside world. And they have technology from the future. Like really good metal, and crazy rice farms. Now you can make a lot of rice really really quickly. That means if you own the farm, you own a lot of food, which is something everybody needs to survive. So that makes you king. Rice farming and rice kingdoms spread across the land, all the way to here. The most important kingdoms were here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. But this one was the most most important, ruled by a heavenly super person, or emperor for short. Knock knock, get the door, it's religion. The new prince wants everyone to try this hot new religion from Baekje. "Please try this religion," he said. "No," said everybody. "Try it," he said. "No," said everybody again, quieter this time. And so the religion was put into place, and all the rules that came with it. Then, the government was taken over by another clique, and they made some reforms. Like making the government govern more, and making the government more like China's government, which is a government that governs more. "Hi China," they said. "Hi dipshit," said China. "Can you call us something else other than dipsh!t?" said Japan. "Like what?" said China. "How about ♫ sunrise land ♫ ?" said Japan. And they stole China's alphabet and wrote a book, about themselves. And then they made lots of poetry and art and another book about themselves. Then they stopped moving the capital every time the emperor died and kept it in one place for a while. Right here, and they conquered the north, finally. Get that squared away. A rich hipster named Kūkai (空海) is bored with modern Buddhism and learns a better version which is more ♫ spiritual ♫ comes back, reinvents the alphabet and causes art and literature to be ♫ great ♫ for a long time. And the royal palace turned into such a dream world of art that they really didn't give a shit about governing the country. So if you live outside the palace, how are you supposed to protect your shit from criminals? ♫ hire a samurai ♫ Everyone started hiring samurai. Correction: rich, important people hired samurai. Poor people who could not afford to hire samurai did not hire samurai. The samurai became organized and powerful. More than the government, so they made their own military government here. They let the emperor still be "emperor," but the shogun is actually in control. Breaking news: the Mongols have invaded China. "We have invaded China," said the Mongols. "Please respect us, or we might invade you as well." "Okay," said Japan. So the Mongols came over, ready for war, and then died in a tornado. They tried again, and had a nice time fighting with the Japanese, but then died in a tornado. Then the emperor overthrew the shogunate, then the shogunate overthrows him back and moved to Kyoto and makes a new shogunate, and the emperor can still dress like an emperor if he wants, that's fine. ♫ now there's more art ♫ Like paining with less colors, collaborative poetry, plays, monkey fun, tea parties, gardening, architecture, flowers. It's time for Who's Going To Be The Next Shogun? Usually it's the shogun's kid, but the shogun doesn't have a kid, so he tries to et his brother to quit being a monk and be the next shogun. He says okay, but then the shogun has a kid. So now who's it gonna be? Vote now on your phones! And everyone voted so hard, that the palace caught on fire and burned down. The shogun actually didn't care, he was somewhere doing poetry. And the whole country broke into pieces. Everyone is fighting with each other for local power, and it's anybody's game. Knock knock, it's Europe. No, they're not here to take over (yet). They just wanna sell some shit. Like clocks. And guns. And ♫ Jesus ♫ So that's cool, but everyone's still fighting each other for control, now with guns. And wouldn't it be nice to control the capital, which right now is puppets, with no one controlling them. This clan is ready to make a run for it. But first, they have to trample this smaller clan which is in the way. Surprise! Smaller clan wins, and the leader of that clan steals the idea of invading the capital, and invades the capital. It goes very well. He's about halfway through conquering Japan, when someone who works for him kills him. And then someone else who works for him kills him. And that guy finishes conquering Japan. And then he confiscated everybody's swords. And made some rules. "And now I'm going to invade Korea, and then hopefully China," he said, and failed, and also died. But before he died, he told these 5 guys to take care of his 5 year old son until he's old enough to be the next ruler of Japan. And the 5 guys said "Yeah, right. It's not gonna be this kid, it's gonna be one of us. Because we're grownups. And it's probably gonna be this guy who happens to be way more rich and powerful than he others. A lot of people support him, but a lot of people support not supporting him. They have a fight. He wins! And starts a new government right here. ♫ Edo ♫ And he still lets the emperor dress like an emperor, and have very nice things. But don't get confused, this is he new government, and they are very strict. So strict, they closed the country. No one can leave, and no one can come in. Except for the Dutch, they want to buy and sell sh!t, but they have to do it right here. Now that the entire country was not at war with itself, the population increased a lot. Business increased, schools were opened, roads were built, everyone could read, books were published, poetry, plays, sexy times, puppet shows, and Dutch studies. People studied European science from books they bought from the Dutch. We're talking geography, skeletons, physics, chemistry, astronomy, and maybe even electricity. Over time the economic and cultural prosperity began to gradually slow dow- .....Knock knock. It's the United States. With huge boats. With guns. Gunboats. "Open the country. Stop having it be closed." said the United States. There was really nothing they could do, so they signed a contract that lets United States, Britain, and Russia visit Japan when they want. Chōshu and Satsuma hated that. "Hat sucks," they said. "This sucks!" And with very little outside help, they overthrew he shogunate, and made the emperor the emperor again, and moved him to Edo, which they renamed Eastern Capital (東京). They made a new government, which was a lot more western. They made a new constitution, that was pretty western. And a military that was pretty western. And do you know what else is western? That's right, it's conquering stuff. So what can we conquer? Korea! They conquered Korea, taking it from its previous owner, China, and then go a little bit further, and Russia rushes in out of nowhere and says, "Stop, no, you can't take that. We were gonna build a railroad through here to try to get some warm water." And Russia builds their railroad, supervised by a shit ton of soldiers, and when the railroad was done, they downgraded to a fuck ton. Did I say downgrade? I meant upgrade. And Japan says, "Can you maybe chill?" And Russia says, "How about maybe YOU chill?" Japan is kind of scared of Russia. You'll never guess who's also kind of scared of Russia. Great Britain. So Japan and Great Britain make an alliance together so they can be a little less scared of Russia. Feeling confident, Japan goes to war against Russia, just for a moment, and then they both get tired and stop. ♫ It's time for World War One ♫ The world is about to have a war, because it's the 1900s, and weapons are getting crazy, and all these empires are excited to try them out on each other. Meanwhile, Japan has been enjoying conquering stuff and wants more. And the next thing on the list is this part of China and lots of tiny islands. All that stuff belongs to Germany, which just had war declared on it by Britain, because Britain was friends with Belgium, which was being trespassed by Germany in order to get to France to kick France's ass because France is friends with Russia, who was getting ready to kick Austria's ass, because Austria was getting ready to kick Serbia's ass, because someone from Serbia shot the leader of Austria's ass, or actually he shot him in the head. And Britain is currently friends with Japan, so you know what that means. Duh! ♫ Japan should take the islands ♫ Which they wanted to do anyway. So they called Britain on the telegram to sort of let them know. And then they did it. And they also helped Britain a little here and there with some errands and stuff. Now the war is over, and congratulations Japan! You technically fought in the war, which means you get to sit at the negotiating table with the big dudes, where they decided who gets what, and, yes, Japan gets to keep all that shit they stole from Germany. You also get to join the post-war mega alliance ♫ the League of Nations ♫ whose mission statement is to try not to take over the world. The Great Depression is bad. Japan's economy is now crappy. But the military is doing just fine, and it invades Manchuria, and the League of Nations is line "no, don't do that, if you're in the League of Nations you're not supposed to take over the world," and Japan said, "♫ how about I do anyway ♫" and Japan invaded more and more and more and more of China and was planning to invade the whole entire east. You've got mail! It's from Germany. The new leader of Germany. He has a cool mustache and he's trying to take over the world, and he needs friends. This also got forwarded to Italy. They all decided to be friends because they had so much in common. ♫ it's time for World War 2 ♫ Germany is invading their neighbors, then they invaded the neighbor's neighbors. Then the neighbor's neighbor's neighbor's who happens to be Britain said "holy shit" and the United States started helping Britain, because they are ♫ good friends ♫ and started not helping Japan because ♫ their friends and our friends are not friends, plus they're planning on invading the entire ocean ♫ The United States is also working on a large and very huge bomb, bigger than any other bomb, ever. Just in case. But they still haven't joined the war. War looks bad on tv, and the United States is really starting to care about their image. But then Japan spits on them in Hawaii, and challenges hem to war, and they say yes. And then Germany, as a symbol of friendship, declares war on the United States also. So the United States goes to war in Europe, and they helped he gang chase Germany back into Germany. And they also start chasing Japan back into Japan, and they haven't used the bomb yet, and are curious to see if it works. So they drop it on Japan. They actually dropped 2. The United States installed a new government inspired by the United States government. Just the right ingredients for a ♫ post-war economic miracle ♫ and Japan starts making TVs, VCRs, automobiles, and camcorders as fast as they can. And also better than everybody else. They get rich, and the economy goes wild. And hen he miracle wears off. But everything's still pretty cool, I guess. ♫ bye ♫"
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PrincessMystigress Featured By Owner 11 hours ago  New Deviant
Nice text ;D
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MonstaBronyGermerica Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2017
using
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DieselHedgehog96 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2017
Amen. Anyone can be a jerk.
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HeavensBeautiful Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Using!
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Randamu-Chan Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Yup : P
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The-Del-Bel Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2016
Yes
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skelet0nne Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
So true...
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DoctorDremora678 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2015   General Artist
Same here. I'm a jerk regardless. It should have been Christian =/= bigot.
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xyzUnusedXYZ Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Matthew 5:10-12 says:
10Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
11“Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. 12Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
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Yall-suck Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2015
amen
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bliitzkriegs Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015
nope but it equals psycho
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Silver-Glazed-Donut Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I know this is an old comment and all but what 
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bliitzkriegs Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2015
Christian = Psycho 
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dead-angxl Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2018
false
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KdaPoetWarrior Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nope
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Teri0s Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
"Let a woman learn quietly with all submissiveness. I do not permit a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man; rather, she is to remain quiet. For Adam was formed first, then Eve; and Adam was not deceived, but the woman was deceived and became a transgressor. Yet she will be saved through childbearing—if they continue in faith and love and holiness, with self-control." best verse ever 
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wakaflockaflame1 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Your point?
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Teri0s Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
My point is ''it's the best verse ever''
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wakaflockaflame1 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Exactly how?
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Teri0s Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Because it's in accordance with my point of view. I'm tired of feminists, Women should stay at home, and take care of the children. 
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wakaflockaflame1 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm tired of feminists also, but we have different reasons...
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Gh0stParade Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2016  Student Digital Artist
I don't mind 'women's rights' but I cannot STAND feminists taking it out of control
Girls and guys can't do the same exact things for a reason
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wakaflockaflame1 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
EXACTLY!
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meowkhae Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015
using!
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KawaiiFriendlyDrawer Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2015  Student Digital Artist
That's why ia was surprised when i heard what i am a Christian...o_o
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KodaBerry Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2015
Toolongdidn'tread by Toolongdidntreadplz
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KawaiiFriendlyDrawer Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2015  Student Digital Artist
This is not that long
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KodaBerry Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2015
Dun care
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KawaiiFriendlyDrawer Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2015  Student Digital Artist
*Don't care
Okay you hate Christians or something
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KodaBerry Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2015
No my BFF is a Christian but yes most of them
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KawaiiFriendlyDrawer Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Oh okay
I heard people hate Christians just because they are homophobic or something like that?(I have nothing with homosexuality)
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KodaBerry Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2015
its mre then that they think they are the superior religion and just downright arrogant
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Gh0stParade Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Also it's not even every Christian
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DeverexDrawer Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2015  Student General Artist
Would that not be the Catholics, who say they are "the One True Church"?
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KawaiiFriendlyDrawer Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Wow
I think it's good religion but not superior or the best or something like that
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meteorit3 Featured By Owner May 28, 2015
i believe there are good and bad people no matter the religion, upbringing, sexuality, gender etc. however,  abrahamic beliefs have A LOT of radical followers that make the entire belief system, themselves, and other members of those faiths to look incredibly evil and hostile :T with my own personal experience, i have met more hostile bigoted and generally unkind christians than i have atheists or anything else like that- and while i have known very few muslims and jewish people the one or two i've known from those have been ok, however looking at what's going on in the middle east and what not i can't say their religions are exactly all loving and peaceful either. this is just based on observation though. 
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Imonewiththepokemons Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
THANK YOU FOR MAKING THIS.
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LeviathanBones Featured By Owner May 26, 2015
THANK YOU.
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pinkiedash84 Featured By Owner May 22, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
yes :D 
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GodsofWarAndRock Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2015
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Miss-Jazzmatazz Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
So true and using :D
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EpicSk8r13 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I do not know why people hate Christians so much.
These extremist groups need to realize that god is love
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rockerharmony1223 Featured By Owner Edited May 20, 2015
Your not alone on this one me and my friend are agnostic but we still can't get why some people think that the 1% of hateful and crazy Christians make up and define every Christian which is just crap. And that 1% are probably the reason why but idk.
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EpicSk8r13 Featured By Owner May 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The crazy people hate catholics, atheists, and jews.
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rockerharmony1223 Featured By Owner May 21, 2015
True
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EpicSk8r13 Featured By Owner May 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's insane.
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