God test for me

  1. I believe there is a God (or conscious creator force).

Strongly agree.
Agree.
Neither agree nor disagree.
Disagree.
Strongly disagree.

2. I believe the Universe was created by a God or conscious creator being of some kind.

Strongly agree.
Agree.
Neither agree nor disagree.
Disagree.
Strongly disagree.

3. I believe I am the child of (or creation of) a conscious creator or intelligence.

Strongly agree.
Agree.
Neither agree nor disagree.
Disagree.
Strongly disagree.

4. There are some things in this world which should not be questioned (whether that is science, scripture, or your mom).

Strongly agree.
Agree.
Neither agree nor disagree.
Disagree.
Strongly disagree.

5. How certain are you of your belief system?

Completely certain / would not change.
Mostly certain / could potentially change.
Somewhat certain / open to change.
Not very certain / very open to change.
Not at all certain / glad to change.

6. The world would be a better place without religion.

Strongly agree.
Agree.
Neither agree nor disagree.
Disagree.
Strongly disagree.

7. I understand that my beliefs are not best for everyone.

Strongly agree.
Agree.

Neither agree nor disagree.
Disagree.
Strongly disagree.

8. It is impossible to know anything for certain.

Strongly agree.
Agree.
Neither agree nor disagree.
Disagree.
Strongly disagree.

9. There are scriptures/holy documents/words of prophets which have revealed a higher power to us.

Absolutely yes.
Yes.
Uncertain
No.  I do not believe scriptures accurately reveal the higher power I believe in.
No.  I do not believe in a higher power.
Absolutely not.  There is no God or scriptures to reflect him.

10. How certain are you of your belief (or lack thereof) in the scriptures/holy documents/words of the prophets?

90% to 100% certain
65% to 90% certain
45% to 65% certain
25% to 45% certain
0% to 25% certain

11. All things considered, religion is a good thing in today’s world.

Strongly agree.
Agree.
Neither agree nor disagree.
Disagree.
Strongly disagree.

12. In five years, I feel that my beliefs will be . . .

Exactly the same as they are now.
Mostly the same.
Don’t know / not certain.
Quite different.
Incredibly different.

13. I believe that humans have immortal souls (energy, consciousness, or other aspects which will not die when this body dies).

Strongly agree.
Agree.
Neither agree nor disagree.
Disagree
Strongly disagree

14. I believe that you can get a lot out of scriptures/religious texts if you view them as symbolic rather than literal.

Strongly agree.
Agree.
Neither agree nor disagree.
Disagree.
Strongly disagree.

15. I can feel the presence or influence of God (or a higher power) when attending religious ceremonies.

Strongly agree.
Agree.
Neither Agree nor Disagree / Uncertain
Disagree.
Strongly disagree.

16. I believe in the afterlife I will . . .

Go to a heaven/promised afterlife.
Be reincarnated based on my karma.
Be reincarnated, not based on karma.
Cease to exist.
I just don’t know / I’ll cross that bridge when I come to it.

17. I am this percent certain in my beliefs on the afterlife.

90% to 100%
70% to 90%
40% to 70%
20% to 40%
0% to 20%

18. I believe there have been prophets or seers who could hear or communicate with a higher power directly.

Strongly agree.
Agree.
Neither Agree nor Disagree.
Disagree
Strongly Disagree

19. How certain are you on your belief (or lack of belief) of prophets?

Completely certain.
Somewhat certain.
Neither certain nor uncertain.
Somewhat uncertain.
Very uncertain.

20. The world would be a better place if everyone shared my beliefs.

Strongly agree
Agree
Neither agree nor disagree / uncertain
Disagree
Strongly disagree

21. People would be happier if they accepted God (or another divine force or consciousness) into their lives.

Absolutely!
Probably.
Not necessarily / depends on the person
Probably not.
Absolutely not!

22. The best answers to life’s questions come through science and reason, not divine prophecy or scriptural reference.

Strongly agree.
Agree.
Neither agree nor disagree / uncertain.
Disagree.
Strongly disagree.

23. I believe that people will be punished by a higher power for the things they have done wrong, and rewarded for the things they have done right.

Strongly agree.
Agree.
Neither agree nor disagree / uncertain.
Disagree.
Strongly disagree.

24. A friend of yours who shares your current belief system (whatever that is) comes to you and says that are considering an opposing belief system very seriously.  You would . . .

Encourage them to explore the beliefs that felt best to them.
Not interfere / not worry about the change.
Express disapproval, but not interfere.
Try to convince them to remain with your belief system.

25. Same question as above.  This time, it’s your spouse.  You would . . .

Encourage them to explore the beliefs that felt best to them.
Not interfere / not worry about the change.
Express disapproval, but not interfere.
Try to convince them to remain with your belief system.  Accept them if they do not.
Try to convince them to remain with your belief system.  Leave them if they do not.

26. A friend of a different belief system than yours invites you to a religious ceremony for their religion.  You would . . .

Gladly accompany them.  It’s always fun to learn!
Accompany them.  They are your friend, after all.
Not accompany them, apologetically.  You’re just not comfortable with it.
Not accompany them, forcefully.  You don’t need friends trying to convert you.

27. There is a news report which states that there is now scientific evidence which reveals a higher power.  You are . . .

Not surprised.  You knew all along, after all.
Not all that surprised.  Kind of neat to find out, actually.
Shocked.  There’s a God, eh?  This changes things. . . .
Flabbergasted.  They let this filth on the NEWS?!
Intrigued.  It’s always interesting to find out more about the Universe.

28. You start hearing a voice which tells you it is God and has a task for you.  You . . .

Listen and obey!
Listen . . . very cautiously.
Ignore the voice.
Immediately check yourself into an insane asylum.

29. When it comes to people you would date, you prefer . . .

People who devoutly follow the same religion that I do.
It doesn’t matter, so long as they’re NOT highly religious or pushy.
Prefer people of the same belief system, but willing to date others.
People who are die-hard atheists.

30. If I could convince a friend to join my belief system, I would do so without hesitation.

Strongly agree.
Agree.
Neither agree nor disagree / uncertain.
Disagree.
Strongly disagree.

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