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essay: Christian Taboos / Myths / Fake Doctrines

December 1, 2013

Some Myths in the Christian Realm

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Many christian churches are filled with taboos, superstitions, fake doctrines and myths based on religious traditions and or practices believed to be Biblical. The following taboos are NOT found in our Bible, but they continue to deceive many Christian believers.

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1.    If you do a good deed, God will bless you.
2.    God will not bless you if you don’t attend church.
3.    A sinner is saved when he invites Christ into his heart.
4.    Christians are commanded to tithe.
5.    God hears ALL prayers.
6.    If you give money to a church, God will bless you.
7.    Christianity is a religion.
8.    You will be judged for your sins at the last judgement.
9.    A person must be baptized in water to be saved.
10.   God will forgive your sins if you ask him to.
11.   Adam and Eve were the first humans on earth.
12.   When a Christian sins, he looses his salvation and he must be Born again, again.
13.   All our sins were forgiven at the cross.
14.    Paul used the King James Version of the Bible.
15.    The KJV of the Bible is inspired by God.
16.    God verbally speaks to certain people.
17.    Speaking in tongues, is speaking in an angelic language.
18.    Raising your hands in church will enhance your worship.
19.    Jesus is not God, he is only Gods “son”.
20.    Any christian that claims to be a prophet, is a prophet.
21.    When you become a Christian, you must stop sinning.
22.    You must get on your knees, when you pray.
23.     Speaking in tongues is evidence of your salvation.
24.    God is impressed by people who speak with religious words such as, amen brother, hallelujah sister, praise God, glory, ect.
25.    If God doesn’t heal you, it’s because your faith is not strong enough.
26.    To be married, you must be pronounced married by a preacher.
27.    Three thousand people spoke in tongues at Pentecost.
28.    The rapture and the Second Advent are synonymous terms.
29.    The Holy Spirit will “convict” (make you feel guilty) the believer of his sins.
30.    The Bible is full of contradictions.
31.    Biblical repentance means you must stop sinning.
32.    Believers can be indwelt or possessed by demons.
33.    Morality is the Christian way of life.
34.    Believers can be filled with the Holy Spirit by prayer, fasting, and praising God.
35.    Christian music prepares the heart for worship of God.
36.    Anyone can worship God.
37.    Raising of the hands in church is part of worship.
38.    Raising of the hands in church is pleasing to god.
39.    It is theT Pastors job is to visit the sick.
40.    The bible says, the fetus in the womb is a human life.
41.    You are spiritual only when you have glorified Christ.
42.    God’s plan includes the ordination of women as Pastors.
43.    God hears ALL prayers.
44.    Extra biblical revelation is ordained by God.
45.    Some preachers can heal people.
46.    God will bless you for paying ten percent of your income to a preacher.
47.    Tithing is planting a seed of faith.
48.    You must “repent of your sins” to go to heaven.
49.    The lion will lie down with the lamb.
50.    Spiritual growth comes to those that attend church.
51.    Praising God is more important than learning Bible doctrine.
52.    The “anointing” is the ability to perform miracles and healing.
53.    The Christian can “speak” something into existence.
54.    All men are children of God.
55.    All men are born with body, soul and human spirit.
56.    All men are born without a sin nature.
57.    The church will go through the Tribulation.
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59.    The rapture comes after the Tribulation.
60.   Numerous prophecies will be fulfilled before the Rapture.
61.    You can make God happy by giving him praise and worship.
62.    God will bless you for your “good works”.
63.    God will bless you for tithing.
64.    Christians are commanded to tithe.
65.    Tithing is Christian giving.
66.    God opens the windows of heaven and pours out blessings upon christian “tithers”.
67.    Those who pay their tithes will be protected from disaster.
68.    Christians who do not tithe are robbing God.
69.    You must feel sorry for your sins.
70.    Smoking and drinking are sinful, because the body is the temple of the Holy Spirit.
71.    Repentance means giving up things.
72.    The Bible is too antiquated for today’s enlightened society.
73.    All homosexuals and lesbians are going to hell.
74.    It is impossible for homosexuals and lesbians to become Christians.
75.    Husband and wives will remain lovers in heaven.
76.    The fetus inside the womb of a woman is a human being.
77.    Those who have a abortion are guilty of murder in the sight of God.
78.    Christians should pray for the Filling of the Spirit.
79.    The Holy Spirit leaves the Christian upon commission of sin.
80.    The Holy Spirit will “convict” (make you feel guilty) the believer of his sins.
81.    Believers do not have the Holy Ghost today, if they don’t speak in tongues.
82.    You must ask the Holy Spirit to come live inside you.
83.    Christians don’t need to confess their sins, because all their sins were forgiven at the cross.
84.    The King James Version of the Bible contains no errors.
85.    You are Pro-Abortion if you believe that life begins at the moment of physical birth.
86.    The Bible says that Life begins at conception.
87.    The bible says, the fetus in the womb is a human life.
88.    The devil and his demons are responsible for all the sins and evil in the world.
89.    Nobody is responsible for any of his devious acts because the devil made him do it.
90.    Satan through his demons are forcing men to follow his evil scheming.
91.    To receive the forgiveness of God, one has to do good works, penance, and or sacrifice.
92.     Man must work for his salvation.
93.    Praising God is verbal expression.
94.    The Christian must pray and fast.
95.    Natural disasters are God’s punishment against unbelievers.
96.    Members of certain denominations are not real Christians.
97.     The believer’s tongue has the power to bless people.
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99.     A believer must be baptized to be a Christian.
100.    Prayer and fasting is vital for reaching spiritual victory.
101.    God answers all prayer.
102.    A non-denominational church is not a legitimate church.
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104.    The Lord Jesus Christ died on Friday and rose from the grave on Sunday.
105.    Sleeping in church is a sin.
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107.    Any christian that claims to be an Apostle, is an Apostle.
108.    Any christian that claims to be a prophet, is a prophet.
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111.    Cupids are angels.
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113.    Jesus Christ was visited by three KINGS from the east when He was born.
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115.   Christs physical death redeemed mankind.