Christian 36 years, read the bible twice, and took two religious classes before the conclusion of atheism.

I was a Christian 36 years read the bible twice and took two college classes on religion and the bible before realizing I was an atheist.   One was a class on the top world religions using the book (Living Religions: A Brief Introduction) http://books.google.com/books/about/Living_Religions.html?id=ITnlAAAAMAAJ   The other class on the bible using the book (Understanding The Bible) http://www.amazon.com/Understanding-Bible-Stephen-Harris-ebook/dp/B005HXN098/ref=sr_1_16?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1428899981&sr=1-16   In the middle of the class on the bible the things I learned assisted me in turning atheist.   -I was asked by a Christian, “for those 36 Christian years what Christian denomination did you belong to?”   I was raised in the local church the teachings of Witness Lee / Living Stream movement: http://assemblylife.com until around 13. Then I was in Eagle’s Nest Ministries Gary Greenwald http://eaglesnestministries.org/ then other Christian churches. Mostly non denominational.   -I was then asked, “would you say that your faith was shaky from the start? Or, were you well grounded in your faith through the scriptures and later on engaged in research that led to you leave Christianity altogether?”   I was a devout believer not always a great follower but I totally believed until learning facts in college especially on the devil.   The Devil?   The Bibles clear teaching is that the wages of sin is death.   “He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning…” 1 John 3:8   It is impossible therefore to have an immortal being who can sin. If we attempted to suggest that the Devil was a mortal monster then how is it that he has supposedly lived for...