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On the right track, or not?

To stimulate thoughts and conversations, it’s my pleasure to share this 2004 exchange from our message board between Ron Matrisch and Dave Stoverden.

Community member Ron Matrisch.

Community member Ron Matrisch.

From Ron Matrisch: My reason for joining this group was to find others that think like I do. All of the text that the “church” has banned or tried to hide from the world such as the Gnostic text sparks my interest. In my opinion the “church” has done its best to keep its power and control, and anything that takes that power away from them is considered (by them) not of God. Instead of teaching the truth they give us half truths and outright lies. It does say that in the end times that knowledge will be increased. I say it will be the truth that has been hidden from us all of these years.

From Dave Stoverden: Absolutely right Revron8. But when you speak of “truth” I get kinda uneasy

Church of Gnostic Christianity?

by zzzoutdoorgirl for everyone

Has anybody found a church that accepts Gnostic Christianity? I belong to a traditional Christian church because of my desire to spread the news of Christ and have fellowship with others. I am often deeply saddened by the way the gospel, even as it exists in the bible, is twisted to include exclusionary practices, hatred, anger, slander, gossip, at most Christian churches.

It is my prayer, not to walk the path alone, but I often feel lonely. The more I reveal my true feelings, the more lonely I feel. I am wondering how others handle this……………. Does anybody manage to have fellowship with other Gnostic believers? I dream of being at a table encouraged by like minded people!

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