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Young Americans, Faithless and Fatherless

jlamountain buck Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 8:51 AM
I can understand your son that says their positions make no sense to him. (sounds like he has been checking)? Just the 10 commandments alone would cause confusion, as the 7th day is commanded and stands to this day! The Cath church if you check, willingly takes responsibility for changing Gods holy day. How can man change Gods day? Once the day is made Holy at His hand, how would you make the day UNholy? This is just one of MANY changed positions of the Cath church. Your son is on a journey...follow him if it leads to God somewhere else that upholds Biblical teachings not mans! ; D
jlamountain buck Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 9:02 AM
On another related note, as it's SURE to come up. Many believe in the 7th day and are not Jews. The Jews get a bad rap for so much. (I'm not Jewish although close) ; D The 7th day Sabbath was instituted AT creation! See Genesis 1 and 2. Adam and Eve were NOT Jews and kept the first Sabbath day in Heaven after their creation. There were NO JEWS on Earth until centuries later!! The day marked a belief in their creator!!! This is key!! Without the correct day of worship and love of Him man goes his own feeble way...without the Creator!

According to a recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center, almost one in three Americans under the age of 30 doubt that God exists, while, in contrast, the figure for Americans over the age of 65 is less than one in ten. Could there be a connection between the fatherlessness of this younger generation and their struggles with faith? According to a theory called “the psychology of atheism,” the answer might well be yes.

But first, some caveats. 1) There are many reasons why people struggle with the issue of faith, so it would be wrong to think that “one...