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I Grew Up In a Christian Home

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 102 People

    Wasn't allowed to ask many questions

    or my dad would beat me. ESPECIALLY ABOUT SEX. Now I found this website, and it's a god send! I'm asking all these questions and learning and such about things I've never been able to ask before! <3
    kinkyhboy kinkyhboy 22-25, M Feb 14, 2014

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    Not Sure Anymore

    I was raised in a strict Pentecostal Church. It was all about the fear of going to hell. Whatever you did you could go to hell for doing it. And do not question the bible. That was a biggie!!!! I wondered as a 10 year old who Cain and Abel married since their parents were...
    Tarkus Tarkus 46-50, M 3 Responses May 6, 2007

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    My Life Change Testimony

      M UST HAVE YOUR BIBLE TO FOLLOW ALONG WITH THE TESTIMONY.         I always wanted to get closer to God. I spent my resent years thinking of God and wanting to know God more, but I was still in sin. I was not out there doing drugs...
    savedbygrace savedbygrace 22-25, M Sep 26, 2009

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    Confused About Religion, Beliefs and Faith

    I grew up in a christian home under somewhat strict SDA teachings, don't get me wrong my parents showed me great love, however, after recently having my 2nd child I am wracked with many questions and fears.  In summary I grew up following SDA teachings until I became...
    emrelgion emrelgion 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    I grew up in a home where we attended church.

    It was that way until I turned 11 y/o. My parents went through a spiritual experience when I was 11. When I was 13, I took my relationship more seriously. I haven't regretted it either. I have a personal relationship with Jesus.
    reverandron01 reverandron01 51-55, M Jan 23, 2014

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    Jesus Is the Son of God

    A fter its kind, a seed will produce kind after its own kind. Genesis 1:11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so. Genesis 1:12 And the...
    savedbygrace savedbygrace 22-25, M Sep 26, 2009

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    Twisting Of The Word By False Ministers

    Ministers of Satan can transform themselves liken to an angle of light. Paul was a man that came against sin more than anyone in the bible. Ministers of Satan have twisted the word through the reading of the bible, especially Paul’s writing. They have twisted it so; they...
    savedbygrace savedbygrace 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 8, 2010

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