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"Godly religion"

Someone in another question just made the statement that Christian, Jewish and Muslim religions were 'Godly', implying that people of other faiths do not have 'Godly' religions.

Okay, are you kidding me?

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Asked by anetrnlov at 10:05 AM on Feb. 4, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • But we have Gods too.

    Answer by pnwmom at 10:12 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • hahaha. that's kind of funny, though i'm sure they were just not educated on other religions. any higher power COULD be called god if the person wanted. the word has many connotations. since i don't know the point of her statement i can't really form much of an opinion on it, but i can certainly chuckle. everyone has their own opinion of who/what "god" is (if anything)

    Answer by juliness at 10:12 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • even within the same religion (sorry i hit "answer" before i finished the sentence)

    Answer by juliness at 10:13 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • Apparently, pnwmom, our Gods, the Gods of Hindus, Sikh, etc do not count.

    Answer by anetrnlov at 10:18 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • Oh gotcha. I get tickeled when some say they know about other religions because they read about them in the Bible. Then I have to think ...but that is one book ,that is rather biased is it not.

    Answer by pnwmom at 10:21 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • well, the best thing to do, when someone says such things.. is to post a link that can help them educate themselves on what you believe.. stress that you aren't trying to convert them, but you would like them to understand your religion before they discuss it.

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 10:53 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • obviously whoever wrote that statement doesn't know anything about other religions or they would realize that many other religions have gods, godesses, or other entities.. just because its not THEIR Gd doesn't mean we dont have one!! or two.. or 10.. or whatever!!

    Answer by kristal2146 at 11:01 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • i suspect they are just ignorant. i get told we don't believe in god but joseph smith. please that is not true. he was a prophet not our god. heavenly father and jesus chirst is very much a based on our religion.

    Answer by melody77 at 12:41 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • I would not say a "Godly Religion" but possibly the religions that follow the God of Abraham...

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:29 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • There are many gods but there is only one God that reigns in heaven and is King of all the earth. :Psalm 47:7-8 For God is the King of all the earth: sing praises with understanding. God reigneth over the heathen: God sitteth upon the throne of his holiness.

    Answer by mommiejay453 at 9:28 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

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