Category Archives: message

Dear God

Dear God for whom I had indebted my life too and owe all Salvation too, When I was a doubting a Christian, Nietzche told me that were you dead, but I refused to believe the words of a dead gay … Continue reading

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Dear Zubin, (Part I)

Growing up in New Jersey, My best friend was a somewhat short American-Indian kid named Zubin with a noticeable amount of acne.  We would hang out everyday, I would spend countless weekends at his house.   If my mom wanted to … Continue reading

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An Atheist Sermon

Many people are already familiar with this message by Jerry Dewitt, but I thought I would re-post it, because it is a strong sermon and message.

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The Greatest Evil About Religion

“Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it, you’d have good people doing good things and evil people doing bad things, but for good people to do bad things, it takes religion.” ~ Steven Weinberg, “Men never … Continue reading

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Top Atheist Podcast

This is my personal list of the Top 3 Atheist/Skeptics podcast.  All of these Podcast are somewhat Christian Friendly in the sense that they don’t try to mock the Christian and that obscene language is kept to an absolute minimum.  1. … Continue reading

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A Faith Check

 

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Life after Church

Last Month I turned thirty,  The Big 3-0….WOW. And I completed two years of blogging. I have to admit that since I no longer believe in God and lost my religion.  I find my life much more refreshing, but also … Continue reading

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Reflection of Self

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” -Leo Tolstoy

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Church without God — by design

Originally posted on CNN Belief Blog:
By Dan Merica, CNN [twitter-follow screen_name='DanMericaCNN'] Boston (CNN)-– It’s Sunday in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a rapt congregation listens to a chaplain preach about the importance of building a community. A few dozen people sit…

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The Best of the BitterSweet Blog

It has been nearly two years blogging for me.  I have over 2500 comments, nearly 50,000 Views, over 150 followers and a new wealth of knowledge that has transformed my life.  Considering this mild accomplishment in my two years period … Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall

My Little sister wrote this on her old bedroom wall, and I thought the words had such an  inspirational air of rational true, I thought I would take a picture of it and share it as a post.

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The Death of God

I remember somewhere in the middle of my journey into extinguishing my skepticism and doubt I came across the Phrase, “God is Dead.”  It caught me off guard, because it was such a bold statement.  Bold that such a person would … Continue reading

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Book Review: God is Not Great, How Religion Poisons Everything By Christopher Hitchens

I bought this book, because during a speech by Daniel Dennett he mentioned in his research on de-conversions that this Book, God is Not Great was a major catalyst for some pastors and preachers to de-convert.  And for some it was … Continue reading

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An Atheist Christian Marriage

Information on a mixed Christian-Atheist marriage from an atheist perspective is not always the easiest to find.  It seems whenever I look up information on this topic; all I can find is Christian sources and articles.  So I decided to … Continue reading

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Is the Bible, God’s Perfect Word?

This Post is Part of Series of Post called Dissecting the Anatomy of God. Quick View: Table of Contents, The Question begins with, Is God’s Word Perfect?,  Is the autobiographical text perfect?,  Is God original spoken word divinely perfect?…..Well the Christian or Christian … Continue reading

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Whats coming up next?

As for the BitterSweet Blog, I am adding four new pages for the ease of use and navigation purposes.  The main new page will be the Series, Studies and Topics, which will contain a variety of things that I have … Continue reading

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The Contradictory Tone of Jesus vs. Paul

The Scriptural Difficulties of an Inerrant & Infallible Bible Please forgive the creepy back ground music.  This is a video I found on YouTube.  The thing I found the most interesting about the video, is that it recognizes the truth and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Case for Christ By Lee Strobel

There are pretty much two books, that have been recommended to me over and over.  That’s Mere Christianity By C.S. Lewis and this book The Case for Christ By Lee Strobel.  I just ordered Mere Christianity so that book review … Continue reading

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My De-Conversion in One Sentence

“A book that changed me? The Bible. It turned me into an Atheist.” -Andy Hamilton *I have since updated my ABOUT page to include my de-conversion. Feel free to check on my new About page. To get the full de-conversion, … Continue reading

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2012 in review for the BitterSweetEnd Blog

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. I thought this was kind of cool and saw some others putting theirs up, so I decided to put mine up too. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films … Continue reading

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