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CodytheBerean1711

Hello, from a new believer, inquirer.

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Hello, I just came out of the Roman Catholic Church. I was baptized as a baby and I grew up Catholic.

Now, I am a new Bible believing Christian. I have inquired into Eastern Orthodoxy. I have also used ChristianForums. But I came here so there won't be any interruptions from people in the Catholic church and cults. 

Most of my family is still Catholic and I live with my parents, who are Catholic. 

I go to an Intraversity Bible study group at college. I'm hoping to be with a good fellowship of believers of Christians.

     

      My hobbies are fishing, swimming, diving, watching anime, reading the Bible, and reading manga.

 

I also happen to have autism by the way.

 

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Just now, CodytheBerean1711 said:

Hello, I just came out of the Roman Catholic Church. I am a new Bible believing Christian. I have inquired into Eastern Orthodoxy. I have also used ChristianForums. But I came here so there won't be any interruptions from people in the Catholic church and cults. 

Most of my family is still Catholic and I live with my parents, who are Catholic. 

I go to an Intraversity Bible study group at college. I'm hoping to be with a good fellowship of believers of Christians.

     

      My hobbies are fishing, swimming, diving, watching anime, reading the Bible, and reading manga.

 

I also happen to have autism by the way.

 

Welcome Cody! Happy you joined us!

 

1 minute ago, CodytheBerean1711 said:

But I came here so there won't be any interruptions from people in the Catholic church and cults. 

Point noted, and you have come to the right place.

 

Hope your fellowship here is fruitful.

 

God bless,

William

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Hello and welcome Cody

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