I Believe In God But Not Religion

This is a group for healthy debate, ex<x>pression & openmindedness on the topic of a power greater than us, & the belief w/o the practice of religion 396 People

    God Is Enough

    I dont think its about what we can get from God. Like we have a wish list or some bucket list and abracadabra - poof!!! God grants all our hearts desires. YES - He is faithful but not to fulfil ALL our every desire. I don't think God has any expectations of us to be rich...
    auntimama auntimama
    2 Responses Oct 24, 2012

    I had this dream where I'm in an unfamiliar

    classroom with old classmates. I'm sitting when of them approaches me and asks me to hand out tests to the other students. I take the tests from her and stand up, but when I do I realize I'm not wearing clothes, just an orange panty with a bath towel wrapped around me. I'm...
    Shagesa Shagesa
    22-25, F
    Feb 20, 2014

    Religion: a Perversion of Spirituality

    I pretty much grew up in a Baptist church environment. If you're familiar with that, you know the tenants which they expect you to accept. I even got a BA degree from Howard Payne University with a major in the Bible and a minor in English. Part of that education is involved a...
    arthurme arthurme
    70+, M
    2 Responses May 24, 2013

    I'm Done With Religion.

    My entire life, I've had an inexplicable belief in God. For as long as I could remember, before my parents even spoke one word of religion to me. My whole childhood, however, was spent inside the confines of a conservative Christian church that promoted sexism, prejudice, and...
    tigerlily1921 tigerlily1921
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 27, 2011

    How To Get In Heaven?

    1. God Loves You! The Bible says in John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” God loves you more than you can ever imagine. 2. The Bad News All of us have done...
    euena143444 euena143444
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 13, 2015

    There Is Something Out There

    Great site. I grew up catholic, but it didn't stick. I always wanted to believe in god, heaven... an afterlife. Like everyone here. An afterlife? Eternity? According to my concept of eternity, that sounds terrifying! Right now I love yoga, so does that mean I get to do yoga...
    almoe almoe
    1 Response May 8, 2012

    hating god lately asking

    why life is such a ***** everythings about money why create a world like this it all makes no sense
    waldorf186 waldorf186
    56-60, M
    1 Response May 28, 2015

    I may have stopped going to church,

    but I will always believe. I stopped going because all it seemed to do was teach how to judge others; I'm not worthy of that, and never will be. All I see when I look at others is people. I like that about myself.
    ZenLioNESS719 ZenLioNESS719
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Dec 15, 2015

    I am caught in the middle of trying to live a

    Christ centered life and wanting to live a 20 year old tertiary life....It's really hard! Everyone in my youth seems to have their life together.
    Galahad0828 Galahad0828
    22-25, M
    Jan 8, 2016

    It's true I do. I'd say I'm

    rather agnostic. There are so many religions and all people do is say that theirs is real and others are not. But some do pick and choose traits and characteristics of different belief systems and kudos to them. I think there is god or no I know there is God. But all the Allah...
    CRizma7 CRizma7
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 17, 2014

    God And Not Religion

    I believe that this world would be better if people would look inside ALL the religions of the world and see that at the base of them all is LOVE. How many wars, how much blood shed, how much self hatred is spawned in the name of religion. There is a basic moral code that...
    k2k85 k2k85
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 31, 2013

    I believe in God have been saved

    since I was much younger (i.e. I believe that Jesus is the divine son of God who died and rose again for our sins). I cherish my relationship with God and consider it very important. Anyway my husband and I moved to a new city a couple years ago and I have become good friends...
    Basilandthyme Basilandthyme
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 7, 2015

    My Belief

    I have so many beliefs of God it's rediculous, they all apply. God is time, we are Gods, God doesn't care, God doesn't have the time, so on and so forth. My biggest belief of mine is that we are Gods. One argument that God doens't exist is that if he did he would stop world...
    sheepey sheepey
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2011

    A God is like a flowing river

    and religion is a dam in it, blocking and controlling our perception of a God.
    QueenOfBrokenDreams QueenOfBrokenDreams
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2015

    Religion is man's attempt to scientifically

    systemize faith. Even Jesus' plan is falling apart. If faith is reconcilable with science, it hasn't been accomplished yet. If creating a religion, stick around to maintain it at least. If a fallible human is going to try, they might as well wait until atheism 'wins' and then...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 13, 2014

    I saw an experience section

    that said "I believe in God!" I wanted to click "me too..." but saw people raving on about specific biblical names and references limited to only those labeled under specific religions or "spiritualities." So I took it unto my own hands to express my own version. I believe in...
    Pathfinders Pathfinders
    1 Response Jun 12, 2014

    This will probably end up upsetting & offend

    some one. To those people, I would like to say: TO FREAKING BAD!!! This experience is My own person belief. You don't like it, I don't know what to tell You. Maybe stop reading. There is bound to be someone out there, who's experience You will like. This is not one of them...
    Ronin1369 Ronin1369
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jul 19, 2014

    Never Needed Organized Religion

    I was brought up in a household that was ostensibly Protestant but church had a very small part. As a child my parents sent me and my sister but never went themselves... And I liked singing, I liked being in the choir, but not much else about it. The sermons lays seemed...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 8, 2012

    This is addressed to my fellow believed in

    Christ. Anyone else is still welcome to read. James 1:27 Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world. Guys, believing in Yahweh is both a religion AND a...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 17, 2015

    God is every where people

    so talk to him!!!
    Skoph Skoph
    36-40, F
    Apr 28, 2015

    If God is benevolent,

    then why does he allow evil to exist? Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is God able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is God both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is God neither able nor willing...
    massica massica
    26-30, F
    Jul 5, 2015

    Anybody Ready For A Cosmic Religion

    Albert Einstein said that he believed something smarter than all of us created everything. But he found it hard to believe in a personal God who answers prayers, rewards good, and punishes evil. He believed that because of the scientific laws of nature it was impossible to...
    tmajor tmajor
    41-45, M
    2 Responses May 1, 2010

    I believe in God but not religion just to many

    church's run by man made rules. I not prayed for years or read the bible but I do truly believe. I think it's important to do something more about my belief in God.
    Leylandlad Leylandlad
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 27, 2015


    Yep!! Since an early age, my parents tried making me be a catholic but I did not work for me. Despite having other views as a family, they still consider themselves Catholic. I, on the other hand could never again call myself Catholic or Christian or any other title. I am just me...
    aquaxx aquaxx
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Aug 2, 2011
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