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My dad is agnostic

how do i ensure he is in heaven with me?
he won't accept christ in his heart and it worries me
i've prayed about it, but don't think that will do the trick
my dad's fate is my dad's fate and how can i have the power to change that, i can't

 
lizzybee44

Asked by lizzybee44 at 1:39 AM on Jun. 21, 2011 in Religion & Beliefs

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Answers (11)
  • Continued prayer. Lead by example but don't shove it in his face. He has said he is not interest. You have planted the seed, your job is done.
    Soniam301

    Answer by Soniam301 at 6:54 AM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • You dont. You cannot force someone to buy into your religion....its not what Christ had in mind, thats more what greedy church leaders back in the day had in mind.

    So get off your high horse and put your misplaced and misguided fakey fear away and let your father believe what he believes because its HIS path and HIS spirituality NOT yours.
    Amaranth361

    Answer by Amaranth361 at 2:23 AM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • Stop worrying about something you can't change and live your life.

    IhartU

    Answer by IhartU at 8:57 AM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • You don't. You let him live his life as he sees fit. He is not harming anyone else.
    Goddess... if I posted about converting my dad from Christianity to Kemetic Orthodoxy, you would give me advice on how to do it?
    Kaelansmom

    Answer by Kaelansmom at 1:40 AM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • I was trying to make a point... smh.
    And, within my path. trying to convert a person is a no no.
    Kaelansmom

    Answer by Kaelansmom at 5:18 AM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • I agree with Kaelansmom. You can't force someone to believe as you do, whether through actions or prayer. Would you change religions simply because someone you loved believed you were wrong in your faith? Probably not.
    MegMurry

    Answer by MegMurry at 8:23 AM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • Your dad is old enough to make his own choices. Stop trying to interfere in his free will.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:25 AM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • Just worry about this life with your Dad and let it be- you don't want to waste what time you have with him now-
    soyousay

    Answer by soyousay at 9:37 AM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • If I were you I would focus on the time I have with him now and not worry about it.
    MrsMWF

    Answer by MrsMWF at 9:41 AM on Jun. 21, 2011

  • is that a real question? or are you trying to make a point that you can't convert someone...
    lizzybee44

    Comment by lizzybee44 (original poster) at 1:43 AM on Jun. 21, 2011

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