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Christian Faith and Lottery

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Posted: October 24, 2008, 10:12 pm - IP Logged

 I used to be a hardcore fundamentalist christian for 15 years.

 It was mid 2005 that I first had my dream telling me that I would win the lottery. I fell into a deep dillema. Why?

 Because 99% of Korean protestant churches (even ones in the US) demand tithe, based on Biblical verses. Many Korean churches demand 10% of your GROSS income no matter what. And many Korean christians willfully donate the tithe, believing that tithing is the key to the heaven's door.

 Avoiding tithing is a serious blasphemy, according to the Book of Malachi, FYI. So I worried about tithing after winning the lottery. If I win 40 million dollars, I would have to give 4 millions to a single church. That's what 99% of Korean pastors preach.

 But some traumatic and excruciating event drove away from christianity. Now my mom, who's a hardcore catholic who speaks in tongue and prophecize, strongly believes that I am possessed by devil. She strongly believes that all bad thoughts and behaviors are caused by evil spirits, not a person's own shortcomings.

 I am still going to university full-time and I live with my whole family. I think my mom will try to take control of my asset if I win a lottery jackpot, believing that I will be using the money for sinful purpose. If that happens, I will have to put my mom on restraining order. And I am not gonna give any break if she violates it.

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LEAVE that UP^^^^^2 TODD!

let him get upset & tear HAIR

out of HIS head>>>>>>>>>>!

translation:

forget<ABC<CBS<NBC<CNBC<

CNN<PBS<BETS & all D rest!!

UR objective is 2-B a winner!!

THANK>>>Lottery Post>>>!!!!

for this FOURM of freedom!!

frree FORUM$$ R "GREAT"!

psykomo

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    Posted: October 24, 2008, 10:25 pm - IP Logged

    Everybody tithes, it is called taxes, prepare  to tithe more whether you chose to or not.


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      Posted: October 25, 2008, 12:30 am - IP Logged

      Everybody tithes, it is called taxes, prepare  to tithe more whether you chose to or not.

      Anyone for tea?


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        Posted: October 25, 2008, 1:20 pm - IP Logged

        i totally agree with "PRISONERSIX" and "AMBELAMBA" religion is a joke it's just a way of trying to control society through brainwashing,manipulation and fear and it's been doing this for centuries

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          Posted: October 25, 2008, 5:50 pm - IP Logged

          If V-Dude was still here this topic would be boiling over with heated replies.

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            Posted: October 25, 2008, 6:40 pm - IP Logged

            If V-Dude was still here this topic would be boiling over with heated replies.

              Vampire Is this the guy you're referring to, JAP69!! 

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              Posted: October 26, 2008, 5:10 pm - IP Logged

              I try to keep my religious beliefs and the lottery separate, but that is just me.

              "Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future."----Niels Bohr