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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, 2014

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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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    I believe that religion is used as a tool by people to gain power and control over others. Monetary gain is also an advantage. I do believe that there some truths and great...
    thesoundoftruth01 thesoundoftruth01 18-21, F Feb 14

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    I don't care for religions at all. Some of them, I find interesting. But only in the same way I find books or games to be interesting. I find it disturbing that some people can't...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Religion and I will never get along Even making friends with religious people is a problem sometimes I permanently fell out with a friend over religion. He is Muslim and I'm not...
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Religion was a necessity when people were so violent, they had no morally code. But I think people are smart enough to know what's right and wrong nowadays.
    VicDixon VicDixon 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    God is great i love god,we all love god im not that religious but i believe that god is great.Just imagine he has created the whole world how great he is and i hope he forgives me...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    It's not too easy to prove or to disprove, there are convincing arguments both sides. Let me just say that no matter how you think of God you can never praise him enough, nor can...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    It sure does feel that way. I've done everything right my whole life and it doesn't get you any further financially or socially or anything. After a while, you just stop caring...
    tangledweb94 tangledweb94 18-21, M Jan 28

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    He's the most awesome person ever. I mean, who could create complicated stuff like us with so much love and intelligence? Only He can.
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    I believe in GOD but I don't believe in religion. See, this all started somewhere (life, the creation of the planets and the galaxy and universe and so on). Religion was created by...
    qjackson900 qjackson900 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I believe in religion but I'm sceptic I believe in science and logic yet I believe in the unexplained but God is something I can't cause if he's real he's one sick bastard
    WeridGirlRawr WeridGirlRawr 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    All children of God! If you love the lord, then please read, This is truly important, this is about the books taken out of the King James bible, and modern bibles, false doctrines...
    HandyMannyWanny HandyMannyWanny 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    All children of God! If you love the lord, then please read, This is truly important, this is about the books taken out of the King James bible, and modern bibles, false doctrines...
    HandyMannyWanny HandyMannyWanny 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    "I'll tell you my sin, so you can sharpen your knives, " A women on her said this, what did I say to her? If God doesnt condemn you, then who will overrule his judgement? God is...
    HandyMannyWanny HandyMannyWanny 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I think that's what is wrong in our world today every church to me in America puts God in a box. And I'm not going to do that. God is every where! The air we breath the colors we...
    kcauley kcauley 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    What Must I do to inherit Eternal Life? When asked this very question Jesus Responded: And behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tested Him, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    I want to believe in God, I mean I do I guess. I just don't know what the point to this life He has us living. I'm so depressed and I just want to die. I don't want to be living...
    tjscott88 tjscott88 26-30, F 11 Responses Jan 27

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    I firmly believe in God .Many people are judging me because i got pregnat before marrige.I know i should have waited but things happen .i believe God put this baby in my life for a...
    MommyLili MommyLili 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    I just watched an interesting episode of Brain Games recently and it got me thinking. Basically, the show focused on how the mind interrupts paranormal activity. In one of the...
    paclark paclark 31-35 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Modern day Christianity has become sissified to its core. We have taken names of sin and changed them to make it socially acceptable. We are to accept everyone no matter what...
    Stigmata1 Stigmata1 26-30, M 12 Responses 2 days ago

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    My mum is a social worker that has been working with the homeless for 20 odd years, also done counseling. She is a decent woman but She's in a pretty bad way health wise atm, she's...
    sinewriter sinewriter 36-40, M 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    I guess just my own set of beliefs. I can explain them. My Religious beliefs: (You don't have to agree with any of them. I won't bash you for your religious beliefs as long as...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I don't believe in God and it isn't because I lost hope, because a tragic experience. I just believe that God is nothing more than a way to explain the unknown and hope for...
    Alexa3608 Alexa3608 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    I believe in God. I was raised in a very religious family. When I got older and out on my own I sought out my own answers as my ideas of faith and what religion is became more my...
    Cautiouslyr3ckless Cautiouslyr3ckless 41-45, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I dont know what the fck to believe anymore. Every religion has something good to teach and have good values. Iv prayed and talked to God and i only ask for little but it all seems...
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M 47 Responses Feb 10

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    I grew up as a religious child. My Father was a pastor at several churches for most of his life and my siblings and I grew up within the church to the point where I actually spent...
    TucanSam200 TucanSam200 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I was raised catholic...well not in a strict catholic manner...we frequently went to church. Before tucking me in I always said a prayer with my mother and at school we had...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Oh trust me. I want to believe. I pray at night, and I just try to get myself to believe to no avail. I just can't believe. My mind won't let me. There isn't logic, yet at the same...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I have been raised in a Christian family. I believe in God yes. I am homosexual. I believe people have the rights to chose there own religion. Today in church they told us to pray...
    iwouldntmind iwouldntmind 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    This part of a 12th-century Swedish tapestry has been interpreted to show, from left to right, the one-eyed Odin, the hammer-wielding Thor and Freyrholding up...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    1) Why won't God heal amputees? Because God is imaginary, and he doesn't answer any prayers. Every "answered prayer" is actually a coincidence. All scientific evidence supports...
    findmeholdmehasbeenfound findmeholdmehasbeenfound 18-21 7 Responses Jan 30

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    Bible Taught or Spirit Taught? By A.W. Tozer It may shock some readers to suggest that there is a difference between being Bible taught and being Spirit taught. Nevertheless...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    I wish I could create like a religion but it an actual religion there isn't there is no God to worship no rules to follow apart from one. respect all those who are different. I...
    elizachloe06 elizachloe06 18-21, F Feb 15

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    I am against religion because I believe it takes away from people individual thoughts, feelings and actions. So many times when talking to people I know about their religion, I've...
    Kxtten Kxtten 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Missing the point part 2: Continuing on from the first part of my post, I then asked myself “your IQ is pretty high so why aren't you an atheist?” I then took a moment and...
    skyller2s skyller2s 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    In the 21st century we are expected to respect and accept all forms of religion and religious organizations. The question is, if God does not respect it then why should we? Jesus...
    Stigmata1 Stigmata1 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 2

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    I'm so sorry firstly for this post as it might get on a few people's nerves but I feel like I have a calling from God...I have had multiple experiences that's changed my view...
    PrincessOfInsanity PrincessOfInsanity 16-17, F 20 Responses 2 days ago

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    Religion is the root of most of the evil happening in our world. Terrorism, because of religion. Killings, in some cases, because of religion. The holocaust, because of religion...
    ChattingIsNiceToo ChattingIsNiceToo 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Dear Christians, Christianity.. Do you yourself think this is a religion? Or something else. Also.. Do you tell others that DONT believe in god that there religions are wrong and...
    XXimdeadinsideXX XXimdeadinsideXX 13-15, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I remember sitting in church with my parents when I was 14 and thinking I just don't believe any of this anymore. Religion seemed a failed explanation of the world even compared to...
    nogods4me nogods4me 41-45, M Jan 31

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    Yeah I do. HOW could it not? Today the world is all about money, just look at the world and how modern society is going. Homosexuality, bisexuality, and transgendersm is promoted...
    OKPunk OKPunk 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So I do believe in God. But I want to become closer with my religion. I haven't been to church since I was in middle school (I'm 21 now). And that was due to the fact that I went...
    yngwildfree yngwildfree 18-21, F 18 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't believe in God. I personally think religion is silly. But I also like that other people have something to look forward to when they pass away.
    Kcayeed49 Kcayeed49 18-21 Feb 1