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How Do You Imagine God?
God in America and USA WEEKEND Magazine are partnering to explore Americans' images of God.

How do you imagine God? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator I imagine God to be an all powerful being who cares very much about the people He created and wants them to believe in His son.

My Beliefs

I believe ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator I believe that God loves all people but that doesn't mean He will save all people. We have the right to accept Him or not. If we choose not to that is our right.
My most powerful moment of belief was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator When I realized that Jesus died for me and that there is nothing I can do to ever repay that debt.
My greatest moment of doubt was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator When my great-grandmother died and I didn't understand why.
My spiritual life means... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator That I have eternal life because Jesus died for my sins.
My spiritual role model is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator My dad.

My Faith History

I was raised as ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator I was raised as a non-denomination.
Are your beliefs or practices different from your parents? If so, how and why? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes, I would say I am more open to leaving in peace with other views then they are.

How I Practice My Faith

Where and when do you practice your faith? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator I practice my faith at all times. We are to be focused on God at all times.
Does your family practice more than one religion or faith? If so, how do you blend the traditions? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator No
In my house, the thing that most represents my faith is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator The empty cross in my room.
The song/book/film that most represents my faith is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Three Wooden Crosses, By Randy Travis

Religion & the Public Square

What should be the role of religion in politics? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Religion should play a role in politics. Our faith is to be a driving force in our lives.
Should courses about religion be taught in public schools? Why or why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes, if one side of an issue is taught in a place of public education the other side should get time as well.
Do you feel comfortable discussing your faith with others? Why/why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator I feel uncomfortable sharing my faith with others yet I know that I should.

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Published October 11, 2010

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