Arent These Annoying?

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  1. subl1me312

    subl1me312 Well-Known Member

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    This is one of the best explanations of why God allows pain and suffering that I have seen. It's an explanation other people will understand.

    A man went to a barbershop to have his hair cut and his beard trimmed. As the barber began to work, they began to have a good conversation. They talked about so many things and various subjects.


    When they eventually touched on the subject of God, the barber said: "I don't believe that God exists."


    "Why do you say that?" asked the customer.


    "Well, you just have to go out in the street to realize that God doesn't exist. Tell me, if God exists, would there be so many sick people? Would there be abandoned children? If God existed, there would be neither suffering nor pain. I can't imagine a loving a God who would allow all of these things."

    The customer thought for a moment, but didn't respond because he didn't want to start an argument. The barber finished his job and the customer left the shop.

    Just after he left the barbershop, he saw a man in the street with long, stringy, dirty hair and an untrimmed beard. He looked dirty and unkempt.


    The customer turned back and entered the barber shop again and he said to the barber: "You know what? Barbers do not exist."


    "How can you say that?" asked the surprised barber. "I am here, and I am a barber. And I just worked on you!"


    "No!" the customer exclaimed. "Barbers don't exist because if they did, there would be no people with dirty long hair and untrimmed beards, like that man outside."


    "Ah, but barbers DO exist! What happens is, people do not come to me."


    "Exactly!"- affirmed the customer. "That's the point! God, too, DOES exist! What happens, is, people don't go to Him and do not look for Him. That's why there's so much pain and suffering in the world."



    If you think God exists, repost ---If you think God does not exist, dont....
     
  2. playakilla

    playakilla Well-Known Member

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    Yes God Exists
     
  3. SkiLLed Spidey

    SkiLLed Spidey Well-Known Member

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    Yeah god does exist
     
  4. overhack

    overhack Well-Known Member

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    i dont think he believes, but that doesnt matter.

    im just posting to say nice find, cuase that actually makes sense.
     
  5. The Vision

    The Vision Well-Known Member

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    Very nice find
     
  6. Eazy E

    Eazy E Well-Known Member

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    offcourse god exists he just lets us make are own decisions...
     
  7. WaxTheories

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    I'm a firm believer in God. But to leave it at that could make me any number of things. I believe not only in A God, but THE God, and the Trinity.
     
  8. ZeT0

    ZeT0 Well-Known Member

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    yeah god exists :mellow:
     
  9. Flamesy

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    He doesnt exist.
     
  10. Shafix

    Shafix Well-Known Member

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    I believe in God.
     
  11. Xephyer

    Xephyer Well-Known Member

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    Ya, he doens't.
     
  12. -=Bob=-

    -=Bob=- Well-Known Member

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    i definately without a doubt believe in god. i was raised up in a church home and that has stuck with me.
     
  13. argulor

    argulor Well-Known Member

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    God exists but as Eazy said he cant do everything for us.
     
  14. Flamesy

    Flamesy Well-Known Member

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    When I die I believe I will become an energy, not have my soul fly up to heaven and lay on the clouds listening to angels playing little harps.
     
  15. Bona Fide

    Bona Fide Well-Known Member

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    Nice metaphor, dude.

    Yes, God exists. But it is up to us to put faith in him.
     

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