Most Correct Church:
|Type of Answer||Percent:|
Amont Those Who Got an Answer:
Percent Who Received an Answer
Christian Reformed Church
none are correct
number who identified a single religion
this will just look at people who are part of a religion and recieve an answer that excludes their current religion as the most correct
i'm excluding no answers because this doesn't go against what one woudl expect, plus it would be expected if the person beleives that there is no one "most correct" religion.
I'm INCLUDING multiples because they encompass the religion they are a member of, so it's not an unexpected answer
I'm INCLUDING "none are correct" answers if they are a member of a religion, because that woudl be an unexpected answer
52, 68, 70, 101 were unanswered
Description of Answer
|Religion||How sure?||Type of Answer||Currently|
Answer is the Same as Current Religion:
indescribable: being too intense for description.
From 24-now Jehovah's Witnesses
this is the number of expected answers (affirm current religion as either THE most correct religion, or among the group of religions that are most correct)
Intellectual reasoning, guided by years of training provided by Providence
|Catholic||Very Sure||F, Other||Catholic|
other - intellectual reasoning
the total number of single religions identifed is:
|3||no answer||No answer||No answer||born into JW||0||97%|
no feeling was the feeling
|no answer||Very Sure||F||JW|
from birth to 4 Catholic from then JW
|5||Judaism||Very Sure||Vi, Vo||Judaism||1|
audible voice and dream+apparition
|Catholic||Very Sure||Vi, Vo||Catholic|
Catholic 1-10, atheist 11-25, protestant 25-30, Catholic 30 -55
The vision and voice were in a dream. The feelings happened often in various circumstances, as did the "signs". Once, I felt as if my heart had stopped and then "felt" as if a voice inside spoke to me, telling me I was loved as a child and to be true to his church - I was near a Catholic Church at that time.
|Catholic||Very Sure||F, Vi, Vo, Other||Catholic|
Birth - 14, Baptist; 14-16 Church of Christ; 16-now, Catholic
o - (signs in everyday life)
|9||A sureness||Catholic||Very Sure||F||Catholic||1|
Reds - answers that exclude current religion as the "most correct": 8
Pointed out to my reason that the Catholic Church makes the most sense rationally and remains unchanged.
Unanswered current religion: 4
Hard to describe really. I was struggling to pick between Islam and Christianity. I researched and prayed for months and months for God to show me which was true. Then one night I had this very vivid dream. I'm not sure how to put it all into words because it was really quite strange, but it involved a Muslim man speaking to me and a Christian. In the dream I was shown that the Christian was indeed the correct position. I woke up knowing that the message had come from God.
|Christian||Very Sure||F, Other|
Baptist - Birth to 20; Presbyterian 20-21; Non-Denomination (short run with Islam) - 22; Orthodox Christian - 23 to present
|o - (dream)||1||I added this in.||8+4=12|
|12||none||no answer||No answer||No answer|
born into evangelical
75 expected answers + 4 unanswered current religions + 8 unexpected answers = 87, which is the number of identified single most correct religions (81) + multiples (6)
An upside down pentagram dripping blood
|Satanism||Very Sure||Vi||Satanism||Birth to 40 JW||1|
I just felt like it was the right and correct choice.
if we add the 75 expected answers to 8 unexpected answers and divide the sum by the expected answers we get:
I felt God's presence & had a knowledge of Him
|Catholic||Very Sure||F, Vi||Catholic||1||90%|
this is the percent of answers that affirmed that their current religion was the most correct religion
That it is right; more to the physical and crass, and that Jesus died for everyone's sins.
I'm taking out 17 which isnt a real response.
|18||Mormon||No answer||No answer||Mormon||1|
A calm assurance and confirmation of blessings that can be received by following teachings
|20||Ramen||Pastafarianism||Very Sure||F, Vi, Vo||Pastafarianism||1|
|22||Mormon||Very Sure||F, Vo||Mormon||1|
Holy Spirit spoke to my soul and heart and mind, on multiple occasions
Warm, chest stomach area
0-14 none, 14-present Christian
While reading the Scriptures, Christ opened the scriptures to me
|Catholic||Very Sure||Other||Catholic||born into none|
o - (While reading the scriptures God showd that The Catholic Church is the Church founded by Jesus Christ - 1) The chief pastors can be traced back to the Apostles chosen by Christ. 2) The Catholic Church gives first record of Authoritative declaration of what Books constitute the New Testament, and many, many more.)
|26||no answer||No answer||No answer||Mormon||0|
Peace and serenity, while being conflicted about the other options
|Baptist||Very Sure||F, Vo||Baptist|
birth - 21 Mormon
I was imbued with a resolution of mind and heart when only confusion and doubt existed previously.
Happy, warm, crying
a feeling that I am on my own with him - no religion
|none are correct||Somewhat sure||F||JW||0|
I prayed and asked if the orthodox spiritual path was to be my path and a voice, a voice I cannot describe, said "For this reason you were made."
|Orthodox Christian||Very Sure||F, Vi, Vo|
birth-29 Baptist, 29-39 orthodox
|32||Mormon||Very Sure||F, Vo||Mormon||1|
This space should be bigger. But to be brief, as thoughts in my mind, clarity of truth, and emotional feelings at the same time. Knowledge and certitude.
|Mormon||Very Sure||F, Vo, Other||Mormon||Baptist, 5-15|
o - (Thoughts. Direction of path. Corrective action.)
INNER voice so I put feeling
from birth to 5 Unitarian, from 5-46 Episcopalian, from 46-now (59) Catholic
It's hard to describe, it's a foreign feeling to normal daily living. It's best described as overpowering joy and peace. But I don't know if there is a word to describe how intesnely perfect and joyful and peaceful it was. I have noticed that similar times I receive similar answers tied with a future specific prediction, the predicted event happens. So it helps confirm that the events aren't just generated by my brain alone.
o - (It doesn't really fit in any of these. It's closest to being a mixture of a feeling, a physical sensation, and followup confirmation.)
Felt like all of them were wrong.
|None are correct||Very Sure||F|
None are correct
From birth-20 Mormon, from 20-21,22-23 agnostic, 21-22 atheist.
Through reading the bible, being born again.
Birth-18 seventh day Adventist. 18-45 atheist 45-51 agnostic 51-53 Christian
o - (Biblically most correct I have yet found)
|39||no answer||No answer||No answer||Mormon||0|
the only description I can give is that it was a firm answer. like seeing a brick fireplace still standing after the house burns down around it.
|Judaism||Very Sure||F, Vi, Vo, Other||Judaism||o - (all senses)||1|
I was led to Jesus by the Spirit and didn't want to follow him, but Jesus was so sweet and beautiful and eventually I couldn't help but resist him any longer and I prayed and began shaking and I felt the Spirit powerfully (and I have prayed my whole life, as a former member of the Unification Church, and never felt the Spirit before that)
1-16; Unification Church 16-22 Jesus (though I have been a part of a Christian & Missionary Alliance church, a Vineyard church, a Pentecostal church, a Disciples of Christ church, and an Evangelical Friends church... I moved a lot!)
|1||I added this in.|
|42||no answer||no answer||no answer|
Pentecostal 8-14, Adventist 15-23
Ask to see something and it appeared
|Islam||Very Sure||Vi||Islam||birth-18 baptist||1|
Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ) 22
|o - done||1|
|45||In a dream||Mormon||Very Sure||Vi||Mormon|
born into pentecostal
|46||no answer||no answer||no answer||Mormon||0|
not a real answer
|48||no answer||no answer||no answer||None||born into JW||0|
God puts a feeling of peace in my heart that I can't describe. No money can buy such happines.
I have a very strong belief that the Catholic church is the best.
A very clear voice articulating a thought in my mind which did not originate in my mind.
Reformed ages 0-10; Baptist 10-18, unchurched 18-35; non-denominational approx. 35 to the present
very strong feeling in conjunction with reading 3 Nephi 27 in the Book of Mormon and serving as a missionary
feeling of peace and enlightenment
|56||no answer||no answer|
I prayed while reading Scripture and was led to the Catholic Church
yes. 0-15 none, 15-20 Evangelical, 20-25 agnostic, 25-30 seeker-Christian, 30 Catholic
He showed me through Sacred Scripture and the clear facts of the Christian faith.
Burning in the bosom, feeling of peace and enlightenment, shaft of light.
|Mormon||very Sure||F, Vi||Mormon|
Birth-13 Baptist, 13-17 atheist, 17-present Mormon.
|59||Mormon||very Sure||F, Vi, Vo||mormon||1|
Kind of like when an awesome epic part happens in a movie, but more. Frission is the word maybe? But more than that. Kind of like a wave rippling through my body. But I don't really feel God answers my prayers that way anymore. I think it was what I needed at the time, but I don't need it now.
nazarene (Birth-17), Mormon (19-20)
Being sure about something, seeing His doing in my life
I was led to truth by His vessels
|Orthodox Christian||very Sure||Other|
I asked if I should do something, then the next day circumstances prevented me from doing anything else
Events leading me in one direction after prayer
|66||Catholic||very Sure||F, Other||Catholic|
born into mormon
|it made sense||1|
As I search and learn I look for Peace and a feeling that something is "right"
|no answer||no answer||no answer||none|
Again, not a lot of talk of religion growing up
|68||Islam||very Sure||F, Vo||0|