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HunterSchaal
Ms.Boes
English10
20January2014
MyExperiencesWithGodinOurWorld
IhavebeensurroundedbytheChurchmyentirelife.Bothofmyparentsareordainedpastorswiththe
AssemblyofGod.IgotoChurcheverySunday.Ihelpwithservices,Ievenhavemyownkeytothe
Church.GoddidntmakeamistakeplacingmeinanenvironmentliketheChurch.
IbelievethatGoddoesexist.Heispresenteverywhere.Heisallknowing.HeistheAlphaand
theOmega.HewillonedayreturntorescueHispeoplefromthedangersandsinsoftheworld.This
essayisaboutmybeliefaboutGod,howHehaslefthismarkofexistenceallovertheworld.
AsChristiansWeliveonfaithandnotbysight.AtheistswhoIhavetalkedtotheirmainargument
isthatYouCantSeeGodorTheBiblewaswrittenbyabunchofpeoplelikeasaworkoffiction.
Godinspired40differentmentowritethetalesoftheBibleinGodsWORDnotman's.54.8%ofthe
world'spopulationbelievesinthesameGod.TheJewishpeoplecallGodYahwehChristiansJehovah,
MuslimsAllah.3ofthebiggestreligionsintheworldallworshipthesameGod.All3sjobsas,Jews,
Christians,andMuslimsistogainmorefollowersfortheirrespectivefaiths.All3shomelandisJerusalem,
Israel.JewsareGodschosenpeople,ChristiansarethefollowersoftheworksofJesusChrist.Muslims
believeinbeginningoftheBibleupintowhenIshmaelisbanishedfromhistribewithhismother.They
believethatJesuswasaprophetandNOTtheSonofGod.TheybelievetheKoranistheFinalTestament
ofGodorAllah.TheyMuslimsandJewshavebeenfightingovertheHolyLandforages.Theyboth
believeitisrightfullytheirs.
Iamastrongbelieverinpropheciesandconspiracytheories,theyaresortalikeeachother.But
PropheciesintheBibleARE100%True.GodstatedthattheJewishpeoplewouldreturntoIsraelone
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day.Thatdaywasin1948withthecreationoftheIsraeliState.Since1948Israelhasbeenattacked
severaltimebyitsneighboringIslamiccountries.NeveroncewasthesmallcountryofIsraeldestroyedor
captured.GodpromisedthatIsraelwouldneverbedestroyed.WiththecreationandsafetyofIsraelfor
over60sisasignbyGodthatHeexists.TheBibleprophesiedTheBirthofChrist.Hewasbornabout
600yearsafterthatprophecy.TheJewishpeopledidnotbelieveJesuswastheSonofGodandeventually
hadhimkilled.TRANSITION
InEzekiel38:12itstatesthatIsraelisthecenteroftheworld.Ifyouweretolookatamapyou
canseethatIsraelisprettyclosetothecenterofthemap.ItisintheMiddleEast.WithJerusalem
beinginthecenteroftheworlditisagoodchancethatGodwillstarthiswraththeretoo.
EverypersonhasheardofNoah'sArk,peopleask,WhereistheArktoday?Archaeologistshavefounda
fossilizeditemthoughttobethearkinTurkey.Thelengthofthethediscoveryistheexactmeasurements
GodgavetoNoah.
TheRomanEmpirelastedforover1000years.TheRomansliketheGreekshadtheirowngods.
Until30ADwhenJesusstartedhisministry,isthatRomans,andpeopleoftheempirebegantolookat
thismonotheistic.WhenJesuswaskilledin33ADhisdisciplesweretoldbyJesusafterHerosefromthe
deadtogoandstarttheministryofChrist.Godsentagift.ThegiftTheHolySpirit.Hisdisciplesstarted
Christianity.Jesuswasneverachristian,hewasraisedJewish.MostofJesusdiscipleswerekilledfor
theirteachingsaboutGod.UntiltheRomanEmperorConstantinenamedChristianitytheofficiallanguage
oftheempire.ChristianitythenspreadacrossEurope.Ifthebiggestempireinthehistoryoftheworldfalls
toChristianityandpeoplestartbelievinginGod,thenthatmeansnothingisbigforourGod.