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I Believe In God, Yet I Have Issues

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 284 People

    Why?

    Because I am human and I make mistakes all the time. I just need to learn from them and trust in God that he is in control of all my situations. God bless everyone GG
    guitargirl guitargirl 46-50, F 7 Responses May 11, 2009

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    Because me sampled churches.

    And talked to God. And found differences. Like books wrong. And preachers lying.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Apr 11

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    I Often Drift In And Out Of My Beliefs

    When I was a kid I always had a hard life and only thought of God as...God, not really all powerful and loving. I got mad at him when something bad happened and I was an odd kid, I wasn't a bully, I was bullied but I was also kind of mean (possibly cause of how people were...
    CGFE CGFE 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2010

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    My whole family is Christian,

    so I'm automatically a Christian. However, I am a bit skeptical about God in a way. It's not like I don't believe in Him or against Him. It's just I don't feel like God is there. Like when I go to church and people tell their success stories or how they got out of a problem...
    alaniW180 alaniW180 13-15 Jul 5

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    Where Are You?

    I believe in God.i've had my doubts about His existence many times but can't get rid of the feeling that there is definately God.I struggle with the bible though,i don't enjoy reading it and,if i'm honest,i find it incredibly boring.i can't quite bring myself to believe that the...
    purpleperil1 purpleperil1 41-45, F Mar 23, 2013

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    A Lot On My Plate

    i think i believe in god....or maybe it's the whole i know there's some kind of higher power but i haven't figured out what it is yet...   i just dont get it though....if god is supposed to be so grand...why did he give me so much to handle in my life.....i think he put...
    iveseenitall iveseenitall 22-25, F Feb 27, 2008

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    On Religion And My Child

    Today, my child asked about God and how He is perceived across all religions. In my mind, all I could think about is "This is it. This is the point where I decide on how to bring my child up regarding religion."I knew beforehand the moment will inevitably come. It was a matter of...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 2 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    It's Getting Harder To Be Positive

    I have always been a religious person. I believe in God with all my heart and although I am no longer a regular church goer, I still pray and talk to the Lord daily. I have had a lot of ups and downs in life (mostly downs it seems), but my faith has carried me through. I am...
    Shinigami69 Shinigami69 36-40, M 4 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    Confused

    I have been reading my bible alot lately and get really confused. I believe that God is the creator of the earth and that he sent Jesus to die for our sins. One of the things that I have a problem with is the church. Doesn't the bible say that you should attend "church"...
    lovethebeach lovethebeach 31-35, F 6 Responses May 28, 2009

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    The Story of My Life

    I am a religious person. I have always had strong faith in God. I pray regularly. In fact, you could say, I have personal conversations with "Him" more often than I recite actual formal prayers. I believe that our lives have a purpose and that "He" has a...
    Shinigami69 Shinigami69 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    People have said my issue is quite common

    but yet,I still require advice.I'm the youngest in the family and I've converted into a Christian. My mum was really pissed when she found out abt the truth but she didn't allow me to church anymore.....she got a bad experience with Christians due to her phobia she got when she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 29

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    There's Something There

    We're not all here because of some great cosmic coincidence. I believe in science, but there's a huge part of me that refuses to die that doesn't just believe, but feels and knows that there is a divine power up there somewhere. But, just because I believe in God, doesn't mean...
    fadingvioletdawn fadingvioletdawn 18-21, F Sep 25, 2011

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    Rip Carlin

    Like George Carlin said... I worship the sun and prey to Joe Pesci... because he seems like a guy who can get things done ;)
    Hipgnosis Hipgnosis 26-30, M May 26, 2011

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    I Believe In God But I Committed a Mortal Sin

    I believe in God really, because several times I make a prayer request he always grant it. Like when I asked if the guy that I liked so much would hopefully fall in love with me though it's really quite impossible because he's very shy and very reserve person. God really granted...
    frustratedlady frustratedlady 31-35, F 11 Responses Dec 10, 2007

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    Everything's Falling to Pieces.

    I believe in God with every part of me... and i pray everynight for him to take my pain away... but i dont know if he hears me.. cuz i still feel pain.. and things keep getting worse.. i feel like i've been abandoned..
    Fatty92 Fatty92 18-21, F 3 Responses May 1, 2009

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    I've always felt in my gut

    that god doesn't like me. Long before I'd ever set foot in a church, knew anything about religion or was really even old enough to think about it (beginning around age 7) I just always knew he didn't care for me. That's not to say I've had a terrible life. I had a great...
    LifelongTomboy LifelongTomboy 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    Church

    I need to start going to church again.
    chelsia1 chelsia1 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2008

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    Bring him back or take me with him God.

    That's my deal. You bring him right back home, safe and sound, or you take me too. Because there's no way in hell I'm going to sit here and let him suffer like this. There's no way on earth I'm going to do nothing. There's no way in heaven you could let this happen. I thought...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 21

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    One Day At A Time..

    I used to believe in God and yet I still had issues..lots of issues...brokenness..fear...shyness.. my faith...depression...sexual sin among others... The first step in letting go of all these issues is telling God to have His was in you.. Surrender every small issue and problem...
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2013

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    I cannot say with certainty

    that this commanding presence that I feel cloaked by is God or whether it's just my imagination, but I'd like to trust in it's safety and security. My life has not been a bed of roses at all but U've come through each event stronger than before and so they've been life lessons...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I don't know what I believe I know I believe in

    god but honestly I don't want part in it everyday s little kid that's not even 4 dies of cancer and he allows that everyone dies but why would he let people die in pain I watched my grandpa die in pain from cancer and watched him suffer all the while my grandma prayed to this...
    Dalia4ever Dalia4ever 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Slowly Losing Faith

    All of a sudden I just stopped praying to God. Not entirely, but lesser prayers are coming from me. I don't know why I loss all interest but I feel like it's because HE hasn't answered a very personal problem of mine. Yes, HE has fixed my other personal/family problems but what...
    kaulitz13 kaulitz13 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    Sincerly Me.

    This is the one story I decided to take with me from my previous account. it is my favorite story because it was the hardest to write, and I am reposting it again. Posted July 19th, 2011 at 12:33AM Before you read my letter- in advance i am not a perfect : Christian, family...
    EchoesInTwistedMeadows EchoesInTwistedMeadows 22-25 5 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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