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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • "and I am hoping that actually going to church will not ruin that enthusiasm"

    Your enthusiasm should not be based on the "church" but on your relationship to God and knowing that in church is where He wants you to be. It says so in His word.

    • You're a protestant, aren't you ? To my knowledge only protestants have this interest in personal relationship with God or saints, while the earlier monotheisms focus more strongly on rites and communities. (Just trying to understand the subtle differences between those religions)
      • This isn't true. Catholics (should) also want a personal relationship with the Lord. If you're interested in a good, canonical reference to some of these questions, consult the Roman Catechism:

        http://www.amazon.fr/exec/obidos/ASIN/2266095633

        http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0385479670

        It's less than ten dollars, and contains the official answer to most questions about the big doctrines.

        One's community and one's personal relationship with God exist to reenforce one another; at least, that's my lay opinion...
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        rjbs