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I Believe In God, Yet I Have Issues

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 212 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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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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    Church

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 can't do this anymore> i'm done. I'm suffocating in my own room. Sometimes I am really tempted to just snap their necks. I am confined, confined in my own room, in my own body...
    sienabrowns sienabrowns 16-17 8 hrs ago

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    I can't do this anymore> i'm done. I'm suffocating in my own room. Sometimes I am really tempted to just snap their necks. I am confined, confined in my own room, in my own body...
    sienabrowns sienabrowns 16-17 8 hrs ago

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    I can't do this anymore> i'm done. I'm suffocating in my own room. Sometimes I am really tempted to just snap their necks. I am confined, confined in my own room, in my own body...
    sienabrowns sienabrowns 16-17 8 hrs ago

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    This gave me a chuckle. My issues aren't really what I think of as issues. It's not like I waste a lot of time stressing about it. More of an eye roller than anything. He has made...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 12

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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 1 Response 4 days ago

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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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    here are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    anneluna anneluna 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Considering my profile, it should come as no surprise that I don't believe anyone should have to shave. I absolutely hate it when people are shamed for natural parts of their body...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    If the connection is there and both parties are above legal age,love can occur, between two people years apart in age.Since I have been on this site I've come to realize this is...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I don't shave because I don't feel that I should have to. I mean, why is that even a thing? I feel beautiful in my own skin. I'm often told that having hairy armpits or hairy legs...
    justarandom justarandom 22-25, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I am a 40/M/MN, anyone interested in chatting?
    Woodrow1984 Woodrow1984 41-45, M Feb 17

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    I have problems. I have a lot of problems. But at the moment I'm living with my parents after graduating college, since I haven't gotten a job yet. It seems like almost every time...
    vrintige vrintige 22-25, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yes, I believe in God. But lately, I've been wondering about where I truly stand on the matter of my beliefs. I have said, over the years, that I'm a Christian/Catholic. But now, I...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 36 Responses 1 day ago

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    First off, I'm going to apologize for asking this question in an "I believe in God" group. However, I still feel like I believe in God. I have been doubting as a Christian as a...
    JustDuke JustDuke 13-15, M 23 Responses 5 days ago

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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 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 a week ago

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    I recently read this commentary by Joyce Meyer in "The Everyday Life Bible". It really blessed me and I wanted to share this with my EP friends and pray it is a blessing to you as...
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 1

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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'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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    I believe God has told me that I have truly lost my salvation. When I was young I prayed to God asking Jesus into my heart, (though not feeling any conversion or conviction), I did...
    unsaveable unsaveable 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 15

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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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    Girls just doesn't care about me. Today while I was at McDonald's, this girl came up to me and said that I will never have a girlfriend because I am a mistake made by God and I...
    LilRob720 LilRob720 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 hrs 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 5 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 5 days ago

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    I have had asthma for the past 30 years along with serious allergies to plants, etc. I grew up with this asthma and played sports. I thought I grew out of having Asthma. A little...
    Pikebd1915 Pikebd1915 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    How can we love God when we have not actually met him as the entity here while being a human?! We have never had a full one on one with God like we converse with a human - but...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 31-35, M Feb 19

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    Stupid simply because I questioned what they believed. Abuse, because I have the capacity to use the powers of reason God given. Names and belittling because they have been...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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