Philippians 3:20 says of Christians,
Our citizenship is in Heaven.
When someone is naturalized as a citizen of a country he gives up whatever citizenship he previously had and no longer has any allegiance to his former country. So does this mean that when we became Christians we gave up our citizenship in our earthly country? There are some Christians who think this is so and that for this reason Christians shouldn’t get involved in any form of political activity.
People pray to gods because sometimes we need to talk to someone and often no one wants to listen to us, and talking to yourself is considered odd.
People ask the gods for forgiveness because it's so much harder to forgive ourselves for failing to live up to our own expectations, and truly forgiving others isn't much easier.
People ask the gods for guidance because we mistrust our own intelligence and don't think to highly of other people's advice, either. We know we can't see "the