Quick answers about Bible

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Re: Quick answers about Bible

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Post by UsagiTsukino » Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:26 pm

Is there anything in the bible about writing stories about make believe religions?

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Re: Quick answers about Bible

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Post by Philip » Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:08 am

Usagi: Is there anything in the bible about writing stories about make believe religions?
Romans 1 talks about how ancient pagans knew of but rejected the true God, and instead chose to create and worship idols instead: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?s ... ersion=ESV

https://biblereasons.com/false-religions/

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Post by DBowling » Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:39 pm

UsagiTsukino wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:26 pm
Is there anything in the bible about writing stories about make believe religions?
To build on Phillip's response, here are a couple of additional passages that might help...

Exodus 20:3-6
3 “You shall have no other gods before Me.
4 “You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth. 5 You shall not worship them or serve them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generations of those who hate Me, 6 but showing lovingkindness to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.
1 John 4:1-4
Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God; 3 and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God; this is the spirit of the antichrist, of which you have heard that it is coming, and now it is already in the world. 4 You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.

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Re: Quick answers about Bible

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Post by UsagiTsukino » Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:07 am

So even if it's a fictional story in fansaty world it should be a no? yea, I didn't feel right about it either. So I abandoned it.

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Post by Nicki » Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:47 am

UsagiTsukino wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:07 am
So even if it's a fictional story in fansaty world it should be a no? yea, I didn't feel right about it either. So I abandoned it.
Were you writing a story like that? That might not be a good idea since you would be involving yourself in it deeply and thinking about it a lot. Just reading something with a made-up religion shouldn't be so involving though.

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