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Can we have God in our lives without Religon?

Beleiving in God can be a very personal thing. Beleiving in Religon becomes a group behaviour. Religons at some level always get corrupted by Greed , Power etc. Yet humans always find a need for Religon and various religons have been around for centuries. More people have died in the name of religon than any other disease.

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    Oct 5 2013: Hi Deepac.
    I guess it depends on what one understands by "God".
    Christianity amounts to a personal relationship with the literal, historic, person of Jesus Christ. He claims to have created the universe, and conquered death.
    If you have that relationship, then you are a Christian, if not, not. People form committees & add bells & whistles, like with everything. That gives it the same religious "feel" as many other collections of bells & whistles. In essence all that's required is the relationship.
    So, if the real, literal, God is the God of the bible, then no "religion" is required. Jesus himself was no lover of "religion".
    If you have another "god", then the chances are, that religion will be a requirement.

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