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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 125 People

    Historical Origins Of Religion & God - I've recently been doing some reading & watching documentaries about religious beliefs, mythology, folklore...basically the beliefs we've...
    Contrarthodox Contrarthodox 26-30, F 1 Response May 18, 2012

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    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...
    tigerlily1921 tigerlily1921 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 27, 2011

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    Questions..... - Why does it seem like I have to label myself "christian, catholic, pagan" blah, blah,  blah..... I'm not judging anyone's religious beliefs, I'm...
    Contrarthodox Contrarthodox 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    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...
    tmajor tmajor 41-45, M 3 Responses May 1, 2010

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    So Much Influence, Test Your Own Faith - ./..... Lately I have met and become involved with at 4 or 5 people that are attempting to "invite" me to church... a...
    Contrarthodox Contrarthodox 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 30, 2010

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    **quarter Truths*** - On Religion … Exceptionally successful religions are those that require the least exception from their followers for them to feel exceptional. It...
    Contrarthodox Contrarthodox 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2009

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    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...
    Shagesa Shagesa 18-21, F Feb 20

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    to many idiots think they have all the answers and god speaks to them about the way thinks should be , agh. but AIN'T GOD
    laurabirdyfly laurabirdyfly 16-17, F Mar 18

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    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...
    auntimama auntimama 46-50 2 Responses Oct 24, 2012

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    Columbine Tragedy and God - Okay, so I was having a conversation with someone about religion and they put this out there: (mind you I believe but they are an atheist)... Since it...
    Contrarthodox Contrarthodox 26-30, F 12 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    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...
    k2k85 k2k85 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    Definitively - 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...
    aquaxx aquaxx 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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    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...
    almoe almoe 31-35 1 Response May 8, 2012

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    God N the Human Experience.... - I still find it hard to talk to certain people in the "real world" about these things, it's always two sides to everything, right>...
    Contrarthodox Contrarthodox 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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    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...
    sheepey sheepey 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2011

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    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...
    arthurme arthurme 66-70, M 2 Responses May 24, 2013

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    Staying Sharp... - well, I'm a strong believer in being able to discuss the 'religion' topic without judgement or close-mindedness.... However, it seems that I keep coming across...
    Contrarthodox Contrarthodox 26-30, F 5 Responses May 23, 2009

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    Here is why : There is far too much evidence of another Realm out there to believe Death is Final , from Ghosts to Past Lives. This is no longer just speculation , and anyone...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    but I don't follow any specific doctrine. I'm not Christian, Jewish, Muslim.... or Hindu, or Buddhist, or anything else. There are pieces I believe of any religion, and pieces I...
    VioletThorns VioletThorns 26-30, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I believe there is some form of god but I'm not worried about like going to hell, I try being kind to people. I think we should all just live life to the fullest and be the...
    Otto1234566 Otto1234566 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I guess my beliefs are very liberal, so organized religion doesn't quite tailor to that. Let me share with you a quick story and my views on the situation. I was in psychology...
    mattihope mattihope 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am not what you would consider a "religious person" I do have a faith in something larger then all of us, commonly known as god. I also believe that with out teaching some kind...
    MrsJoanieBNH MrsJoanieBNH 56-60, T Apr 2

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    I'm not atheist....I've had way too many spiritual experiences to not believe in a higher power. I'm more of a deist with a sprinkle of theism. I find organized religion to be one...
    Igotsnikt Igotsnikt 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    The church is a Monarchy led by men in gold brocade and pointed hats. Does it really have anything to do with God? https://marisacat.files.wordpress.com/2009/01/paparatzy.png?w=46...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F Mar 28

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    A month ago i started to believe in god. I started to read bible verses and watch preaches of pastors in videos. The preaches are the most powerful. Watch the videos and listen...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    God helps us everyday and we don't even realize it most of the time. If things don't go as planned, we need to trust in him because he has an even better plan. I have two examples...
    emmadoozy1215 emmadoozy1215 13-15, F Mar 16

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    God is my best friend. I love him with everything I am and I will always be loyal to him and his son! I thank God for all he has done for me and everything he has given me but even...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Can someone talk to me that is a Christian? I just have a question i how u view this. No one in my family believes in god so i dont have anyone to ask.
    Levi2 Levi2 13-15, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Here is another [short] devotion. scripture Reading: For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, bit of power, of love and of self-discipline (2 Timothy 1:7). Thought For The...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I was watching Reflections and Isaiah 40:28-31 came on the screen. One of my favorite passages of scripture. We must hide scriptures such as this in our heart so we can...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    I asked him two days ago to give me a reason why this person is bad in my life as i was making stupid decisions and not sure why these bad temptations I couldn't resist! He...
    TxCloud9 TxCloud9 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I just realized that today in my test. Their is no happiness without God.
    kokogogo kokogogo 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    God is awesome, my Perfect Father...
    SagSunshine2014 SagSunshine2014 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    A Homeless Boy will change your whole perception on God...we are all blessed with gifts: 
    starryknight1999 starryknight1999 41-45, M a week ago

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    I often wonder if we all have angels and if some or most of us just never find them because we stray from the right path God put us on. I have an angel, she first came to me in...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F a week ago

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    God really has a way of making us all a better person. He chooses what circumstance is to happen to our life which are usually far out of our control. Most of the times, they can...
    bubblygiggly bubblygiggly 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Jesus doesn't love you 9/11 would've never happened Aids would be cured Ignorance wouldn't be so prevalent World peace would have occurred That is all
    YungPocahontas YungPocahontas 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Anyone who looks at my page can see that I have been through some hard things. I battle depression; I am a cutter; I've had a suicide attempt; I loved someone that didn't love me...
    Imhurtingtoo Imhurtingtoo 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Morality is beyond religion. It is formed by our surroundings and experiences. There is no set of rules because each individual's surroundings and experiences are different, and so...
    LaurenJFisher LaurenJFisher 22-25 3 days ago

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    All Men Saved ? ~ Predestination is the doctrine that God alone is the One who chooses who is saved, that He ordains the means, the time, and the circumstances of salvation and...
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M a week ago

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    All Men Saved ? ~ Predestination is the doctrine that God alone is the One who chooses who is saved, that He ordains the means, the time, and the circumstances of salvation and...
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    All Men Saved ? ~ Predestination is the doctrine that God alone is the One who chooses who is saved, that He ordains the means, the time, and the circumstances of salvation and...
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M a week ago

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    I believe in God, maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible. And I believe in one Lord by whom all things were made. My concern is not whether God is on...
    Sarah4567 Sarah4567 22-25, F 12 Responses Apr 2

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    I believe in god (the father) Jesus (the son) and the Holy Spirit (the word). I believe that hell and heaven are real and that it is a free gift by faith! I believe that a lot...
    jayywonder jayywonder 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 21

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    Would like to share a little more from Nigel Mumford's CD on healing prayer. I may not have been able to attend the healing prayer service on Sunday, but I do have Nigel's CD's...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Hello All. I am just going to start out and share my experience. I thought about this for a while but since sunday I have realized I need to do this. Hopefully someone here can...
    IamOneX IamOneX 26-30 1 Response Mar 26

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    It's been a while since I logged on Experience project. And I am thankful I can have a place where I can release some of my pent up feelings. It has been a year and three months...
    ChicaDee94 ChicaDee94 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I was raised as a Roman Catholic, and when I was young, I loved the Church and Jesus and everything about being a Catholic. But as I grew up, I began to question the church and its...
    catecat catecat 18-21, F Mar 30

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    i dont believe in a god. but im afraid 2 tell my religous type mother. im afraid that she may disown me and i cant tell my grandmother either cause that would absoultey kill her. i...
    MW3fan258 MW3fan258 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 5

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    Yesterday after church I twisted my right leg. The pain goes from my hip all the way down my leg. It intensifies at my knee. I could barely walk without crying out in pain. My...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I had diverticulitis and was told if I waited another hour to go in the hospital I would have died, I believe GOD told me to go to the hospital,I believe GOD wasn't ready 4 me yet...
    mauricefleury1984 mauricefleury1984 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Wow, it seems everyone who says they think things happen for a reason believe in God. I don't believe in god, but I guess everything happens for a reason. Everything works out in...
    rose114 rose114 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 18