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I Believe In God, Yet I Have Issues

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 264 People

    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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    Church

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

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    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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    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...
    Nikki355 Nikki355 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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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 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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    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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    Because me sampled churches.

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    PorcelainGrenade PorcelainGrenade 13-15, F Jan 21

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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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    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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    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    ive managed to reach a state or sense of much more peacefulness, not complete peacefulness, but its enough to be able to cope with dealing with myself through life a bit better...
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    God has been always unfair to me, he didn't give me much of a great life compared to most people that i know, they are loved by their families, i'm not, they at least have one...
    DeathParadexX DeathParadexX 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Could perhaps be phrased better.. but.. I spend alot of time alone + dont know where I want to go in life really. ... There is a book called "Polarities of Experience...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Apr 6

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    So, I have been getting more into crochet as a hobby. I wanted to make something more substantial. So, I thought why not a baby blanket? I found a pattern I could make in 3 hours...
    galaxygurl galaxygurl 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    I'm 18 so technically i'm an adult and i have had girlfriends who were like 20 to 22 years old. i believe that if the love is truly strong between the two than age is not a...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I always liked older men. More experienced and they seem to know who they are and want compared to younger men. Now I regret dating older when I was a young teenager. I don't...
    swedgirl swedgirl 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I have a friend who's 24 an his fiancé is 49, and they're absolutely happy together, beautiful couple. The most amazing couple in my opinion, age difference or not, it doesn't...
    Aleksandar262 Aleksandar262 13-15, T Apr 17

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    Howdy. Y'all I love it when a sexy gal sits on my face and feeds it to me all day or nite
    daddylove4u daddylove4u 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    MrImperfect MrImperfect 16-17, M Apr 16

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    We can love at any age and to any one older or younger !!
    SyedAqeel SyedAqeel 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    Me and my lover are 4 years apart...
    AshhIsRad AshhIsRad 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 19

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    Never let the environment you come from change your dreams...instead let your dreams change your environment. It only takes one person to start a positive change.
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    What Did Jesus Say About Evolution? .Did man evolve? Or is he a created being? This debate has raged for years, and has left many Bible readers confused. Yet God’s Word is clear...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    IS HEAVEN AND HELL REAL? ARE THEY FOREVER? After thousands of years, the fear of death remains fixed in many people. The book of Job describes death as the “king of terrors...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F Apr 16

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    Why [...] do some highly educated people believe religious claims? First, smart persons are good at defending ideas that they originally believed for non-smart reasons. They want...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have a dad. Technically I have three dads. I am a Christian and I believe God is my Daddy foremost. :) I have a dad who conceived me and I have a stepdad. I also consider my...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 9

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    What could be one of the worst advice given to the world? Not just to a person , but the world ? " just Be yourself " - just like Yolo , this will cause , has misled the world...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 16

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    Philippians 4:13 I can do everything through Him who gives me strength. I Could Never Have you ever heard the story about the tiny little frogs? Well here goes…. There was a...
    poisedjaber poisedjaber 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    I had a role model to whom I have trusted blindly to have our best interest at heart, only to have seen the ugly truth of who they truly are unfold chapter after the another. At...
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    First, I would like to start by saying that the reason I am posting this is to possibly offer some help to others. I give all the glory to God, because there have been many times...
    lynnparker12 lynnparker12 46-50, F Apr 8

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    To do it. Just what is the point in living anymore if I am not going to have salvation to heaven anyway ? Yup. Here's my point . I don't see how I can ever live a happy life...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    .My life threatening battle is Depression. How do I fight depression? Day after day struggling and fighting against something I know nothing about. Every day failing and the...
    NamelessWife NamelessWife 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 23