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I Believe In God Not Religion

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    I Do It Just To Please My Parents

    I came from a Muslim family, the devout one. Since I was a little girl my parents teach me everything about Islam -- prayers, traditions, holidays and stuffs. As a young kid I always think my parents are right so without any doubt I follow everything they do. I was 13 when I...
    losttree losttree 16-17 Aug 22, 2011

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    God Is, Religion Is Not.

    I know of God. I also know of people and definitely do not need them telling me what/who god is.
    vavaeon vavaeon 26-30, M Feb 22, 2012

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    In December 1970, a voice spoke to me about the

    future. In June 1976, a man suddenly appeared and showed me the future. Both times, others were there. Only I heard and saw them. Everything came true. There is a higher power communicating with us.
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I Believe In God

    Why do people insist on putting barriers in between every religion?. There only exists one God no matter how many different names He is called by. Every religion is the same. The only things that changes are their perceptions on God. I believe in God. Believe he is an essence...
    TheemopandaX TheemopandaX 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2012

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    In a way. I can see that all religions are mankind's attempt at understanding spirituality, and spiritual existence. None of them are "wrong", and there is divine being, behind...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M a week ago

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    I've had so many experiences in my life to where God was what I relied on most. There was this time when I was in high school and my glasses had broken before my 2 year renewal...
    arianemariexx arianemariexx 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Divine Faith Words devoid of ignorant emotion, life's only true devotion. Speak not from anger, sadness or despair, nor entertain the demon snare... Fear, anger, envy, greed, an...
    StunningPhoenix StunningPhoenix 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Just focus your eyes on Jesus. Avoid the destructions from the enemy because it will only make your life miserable.
    sunshinemae sunshinemae 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 13

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    I'm not sure where my home is. I have a house that I live in however it's not a home. I go to my boyfriend's parents house and they are lovely to me. Their home is lovely however I...
    H717 H717 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I think religion is one of the main problems nowadays. It's fine, you believe in something else. But using your religion to justify your wrong doings really just ****** me off. And...
    k3ll1n k3ll1n 16-17, F Nov 30

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    The Bible and Hypocrites I am a believer I believe the bible is the world of God Many people don't believe the Bible because it was written by a man so therefore what's in the...
    LilBigThinker LilBigThinker 22-25, M 7 Responses Dec 1

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    I believe in God. I believe he created the earth, and all of us on the earth, and that He loves us. I believe God sent His Son, Jesus, to save us from our sins. I believe He sent...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    I believe God sent us here on Earth for our final test. What the final test? It depend in your faith in god whether we accept our heavenly father as creator of all mighty.
    562alex 562alex 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't think I ever have. It just looks like it's more about tearing people apart then bringing them together. It's not that I don't believe in God, I just don't care. He could be...
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    I used to believe in God and religion.
    TeresaChanaki TeresaChanaki 13-15, F 5 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    EDIT: I am actually an atheist, I posted this in the "I am an atheist" experience page originally and I am posting it here too. This post is an attempt to bring some peace between...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M 13 Responses Nov 27

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    So I have been on this site a little while now, and there is no denying that there is a massive Christian cyber community who seem very touchy on the whole God subject. Their...
    AmnesiaPlease AmnesiaPlease 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    I believe in God, and I guess I would consider myself a Christian but honestly I'm just not that religious. Religion is just annoying, and religious debates are frustrating...
    originalitydied originalitydied 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    THIS IS THE SIGN FROM GOD THAT YOU ARE TO GATHER ON THE SHORES OF YOUR COUNTRIES BY 8PM EST TO WITNESS THE INTERVENTION BY AN ANGRY AND VENGEFUL GOD WHO WILL NOT STAND HIS...
    kmaero1 kmaero1 51-55, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Looking at the stacks of devotional books in my little boxes in book shelf with the rest of filled with stuffed animals, it brings me to having to face my inner conflict. My dad...
    kelseytoby kelseytoby 16-17 4 days ago

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    I believe there is no dominant gender, no domain race, no dominant class, religion etc..no one person is better than any other person.
    dancingSpider dancingSpider 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    I actually do believe this. I believe you can believe in anything you want to. You can believe in the god of trees for all I care. I believe you have no right to preach your...
    laughman laughman 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm fourteen years old, going on fifteen in approximately two months. I do not know what religion I classify myself as being apart of. I grew up with my family being Christian, but...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    What I believe... That is a question. I was raised in the church and started questioning when I was a teenager. My fathers attempt to keep me from studying other religions only...
    Dahlia2020 Dahlia2020 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    Hey everyone first off I want to say happy holidays and merry Xmas to both believers and non believers of Jesus Christ. I see some ppl saying happy birthday jesus and I thought...
    nsmoov nsmoov 18-21 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I love God but I will not consider myself to be a Christian or any of the other religions. Mostly because of how people use their religion in the wrong way. I truly do believe in...
    purplezebra14 purplezebra14 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    If it's not hurting anybody, then what's the problem? I don't feel that one religion is better than another. I was taught to respect others religions. And that is what I try to do...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    i have realized that how much ever u try ultimately only that will happen which god has decided for u. So be positive and dont be disheartened if ur efforts have not paid off God...
    yashwith yashwith 22-25, M 15 hrs ago

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    I am a firm believer and nothing is gonna change about that. Even if you totally disprove God and Jesus Christ I'll still believe. But I have to say one thing that annoys me the...
    CarthOnasi CarthOnasi 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    So I just came from a wedding reception. Someone gave a speech wherein they talked about how many people of many different faiths will claim that we are all worshipping the same...
    findmeholdmehateme findmeholdmehateme 18-21 12 Responses Dec 16

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    I thought it was cool how the wax on my burning candle formed in to a cross. (See pic) Another reminder that God is always with you, and specifically for this time of year it...
    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F 17 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I've recently gone through some life changing events. A few months ago,my parents got divorced and I moved away from home. I'm confused now about what to do with my life. I had...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Understandingofothersandselfism It is nine in the morning on a clear, brisk, fall day; you get your newspaper and morning coffee. You count your blessings because your perfect...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F Dec 15

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    I had a part of my life seeking the truth, the true religion, wondering how this world came?, what's after death, and thanks God I found all my answers in Islam religion, and in...
    insan1ty insan1ty 22-25, M 20 Responses Dec 16

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    The majority of my family are Christians. I didn't go to church on a daily basis growing up but my parents dragged me every now and then. I learned about Jesus Christ and how he...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F Nov 25

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    I need to type this here as I have just found the rules of ISIS. Yes, I accept that the majority of Muslims are humane but I also must add that what binds this group's covenants...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    You don't believe science, you understand it. Whereas you don't understand religion, you believe in it. And being a Christian is so much more than deciding of whether to go to...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 8 Responses Nov 27

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    From my experience many 'atheists' may agree. In some discussions I have had about god some self proclaimed atheists have suggested that there may be a god/supernatural being...
    muj110 muj110 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    If jesus died fo mall mans sins, then why has more people died thin jesus name than any war, holocaust, or religion, I cannot follow religious beliefs of a so called loving person...
    xwave37 xwave37 46-50, M Dec 1

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    My honest questions and ideas about Christianity, short handed and fast. Did they get you to think of religion in a new way? If the bible is completely correct and perfect, and if...
    Jaixi Jaixi 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 5

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    Dear God, Since I'm not sure where else to put this, I'm going to write it here in hopes you'll see it and/or someone will do a prayer for me to have to recognition. Let me start...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 14 Responses Dec 13

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    I honestly hate religion. I was raised catholic and that's opened my eyes to how awful religion is. I got raped and was shunned by the church at 15 because I had "pre marital sex...
    Lasey94 Lasey94 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Though not officially married, I do obey my fiancee to the best of my ability. We try to be equal, but I am submissive to her. She is my goddess and I want to worship her as divine...
    SheilaSmirks SheilaSmirks 41-45, T 2 hrs ago

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    We are here to be tested. Your thinking is a test. Your pleasure...a test. Your money.. Testing. Your time... All a test Will you look for God's will or establish your own...
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    If you are another religion, Im not going to hate you. However, if you claim to be a Christian, then you cannot tell me that you are ok with their religion. I still love those...
    afnfnfjf afnfnfjf 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I don't believe in god or anything but I still hate when people manipulate others into fighting there wars in the name of there god.
    vineman vineman 18-21, M Nov 27