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I Grew Up In a Christian Home

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    So happy the brainwash is gone.

    Christianity is complete bullshit. Christians are incredibly hypocritical. I hate Christianity. One of the biggest reasons that I hate it is because it shames people, particularly women, for sex which is ridiculous. Sex is natural. Everyone does it, but oh if you do it...
    coolestdweebyahknow coolestdweebyahknow 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 4

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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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    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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    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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    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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    We are not super extrem christians

    who dosen't tolerate anything nonchristian. We are absolutly normal christians I would say. We do bible reading and studing, we go to church and pray before bed or before lunch or dinner. I got taught to respect anyone not matter race, gender, nationalitly, or what he believes...
    Julia1600 Julia1600 16-17, F Jul 2

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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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    I didn't like it. I did

    when I was little but as I got older my parents' beliefs and how it formed the way they did certain things seemed so ridiculous. The rules were weird and weren't beneficial to anyone. And it seemed like it was just a really controlling tool. Of course I knew my parents were...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 5

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    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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    I grew up in a "Christian" home.

    They introduced me to church and they payed for Christian school for a few years. They have always supported me living a life of Christian faith, but my parents have not attended church in years. I am very involved in my faith, but my parents didn't really have anything to do...
    leahjo12 leahjo12 18-21, F Jun 6

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    One of the hardest things growing up SDA.

    I know there are worse religions but for me this ruined me made me the sad, closed, unhappy person I am today. So many things I wanted to do in life but was stopped or had to sneak around because it was against the sda principles. Piercing my ears, getting tatts, going out on...
    LonelyGirlLea LonelyGirlLea 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I don't mean to offend anyone.But at the same time, i feel a need to say how i feel and why.I don't believe in Christianity. A few years back i...
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    When I get homesick; I get homesick for the place in which I grew up, for my mother, for my innocence, for my childhood, for my carefree days, for when I thought that my future...
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    My mother and father sister and brother were all Christian as am i sure i'm not the Christian to shove my religion down people's throats. but i do believe in God nonetheless. i'm...
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