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I Grew Up In a Christian Home

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 102 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I grew up in a very traditional Christian home. When I was little, the only music played at home were hymns. I guess that's where my love of hymns come from. I enjoyed listening to...
    Melody98 Melody98 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I Was A False Convert I was born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina, just as was my mother. My father was from a small town in Georgia. I have often joked that I am the...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I usually just shut my mouth because I don't want other people to hear me and be like, "Oh, he's just a typical Christian (which is an unfair, since not all Christians shove their...
    IngensImpetum IngensImpetum 18-21, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    after wearing a 34c bra for the longest time I decided to go to Victorias Secret and try a 34D and when I got home i realized that I had been wearing the wrong size. I love how my...
    AmyKate8201 AmyKate8201 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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    So I graduated college, I'm moving back home and I am probably leaving my current church to find another church. It's quite sad because it is the church I grew up in, but it doesn...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 4

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    I was raised by a super critical, impossible to please earthy Father to be a defeated perfectionist. It's only over the last 30 years that God has shown this to me. I have been...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    Every single Christian is a living proof that Jesus Christ rose from the dead! I am living proof that Jesus Christ is alive and i am alive too physically and spiritually.
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    One of Satan's ways of deceiving Christians today is getting them to think the Bible is not relevant or should not be taken literally. Says who?!!! Man! We are a sinful creation...
    1forHIM 1forHIM 22-25, F 2 Responses 29 mins ago

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    I've recently come to terms with the fact that I'm not Christian. I've spent nearly four years now, struggling with being Christian. I started questioning what I believed in early...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I grew up in a normal christian family and my faith is very important to me. However, when the topic homosexuality comes up, I don't know what to think. Because this is how I feel...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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    Inner Child concept I first read about on the internet 10 years ago was sort of a revolutionary self-cure technique. I think some therapists brought the concept from USA to Japan...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    So I'm finally 40 years old and I don't know where I'm in my life. I'm married with a descent job, no financial issue , physically fit, spiritually confused and a marriage that's...
    kmanm kmanm 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Hi. I am growing up, actually, in a Hindu home. I love our culture and everything about it, but I am personally mixed between Hinduism, Christianity, and a jumble of other lesser...
    nicias nicias 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I see posts stating their inclination towards being a feminist, great! Like really, Anyone standing up for their rights and respect is an amazing cause...But then...Uh oh. "I am a...
    BlueEyesWhiteSnow BlueEyesWhiteSnow 18-21, M Jan 21

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    I believe everyone prays, even if someone considers he ain't a Christian. You may be the most bad attitude, fowled, much cursing type of person, an alcoholic and smoking addicted...
    MysteriousBlu10 MysteriousBlu10 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I am Christian but I do not like the Noah's Ark story, not at all. It is force fed to little Christian kids regularly because of all the cute animals as if that made it a good...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 9 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    The death of Leelah Alcorn - A few hours ago, I learned of another victim of suicide. Her name was Leelah Alcorn, and she was just seventeen years old when she took her life. I'm...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 14 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I live in a housing program for the homeless. I'm very happy to have something more than a coardboard box. It's not exactly the first thing I tell someone when I meet them, but I...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 hr ago

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    That's how it happens. Some version of that story is true for almost every homeless person out there. It happens because of not being loved. Because of not having supportive...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M Jan 10

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    That's how it happens. Some version of that story is true for almost every homeless person out there. It happens because of not being loved. Because of not having supportive...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M Jan 10

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    That's how it happens. Some version of that story is true for almost every homeless person out there. It happens because of not being loved. Because of not having supportive...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    That's how it happens. Some version of that story is true for almost every homeless person out there. It happens because of not being loved. Because of not having supportive...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M Jan 10

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    That's how it happens. Some version of that story is true for almost every homeless person out there. It happens because of not being loved. Because of not having supportive...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    basically, if one was supposed to be a "real Christian" simply by following everything in the bible, very few people would be Christians then. "Woman must obey man" ? No one just...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    This may be finished from the usage of our sewer camera, which enables us to discover what sewer cleaning approaches could be necessary to unblock the drain.The next day my Close...
    Jim738v4hf7 Jim738v4hf7 31-35, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Union membership would not cost - it pays! Do both you and your customers understand how A lot (on typical) they might help save on a yearly basis if they made use of the Union In...
    Noah5284psu4 Noah5284psu4 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    The Doctrine of Eternal Security Salvation And Its Relationship To The Doctrine of Eternal Security By Jeff Paton In this article I wish to examine some questions about...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    INCARNATION The pre-existence of Jesus means that before He became a Man and walked the earth, He was already in existence as the second Person of the triune God (John 3:13, 6:33...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    The Samaritans were a pagan sect that grew out of the tribes Manasseh and Ephraim after their deportation in 722 BC into Syria. They despised by the Jews because of their idolatry...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 3 Responses Jan 12

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    When you start checking out oil fired boilers prices, you must have a good idea of what sort of boiler you are heading have mounted and locate one of the most economical unit you...
    Joseph9257jwj6 Joseph9257jwj6 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    I would have to say one of the most disappointing points in my life was when I had assumed as a Christian man my attention was to be invested in those of other faiths who didn't...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M Jan 12

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    The drainage method with your home has just 3 sections: traps during the shapes of J, S, P, and drums, and pipes to which the traps link. Pure Lye is incredibly helpful at clearing...
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    While this will conserve you Vitality in terms of complete heat emitted in the home, it is going to Just about certainly cost you additional If the central home heating is...
    Anthony6925bob3 Anthony6925bob3 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    In more substantial professional purposes, central heating is offered through an air handler which incorporates related factors like a furnace but on a bigger scale.Normal gas...
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    When a person says, "I'm homesick," what most people hear is, "I miss my home." That's fair. That's what most people mean when they utter that phrase. But homesickness can mean so...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    This durable, successful boiler is designed not merely warmth a home, but it surely can also work as a source of hot drinking water as well. The 3200 from DS Stoves is Portion of...
    Joseph9257jwj6 Joseph9257jwj6 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Yes, I am a Christian. I don't attend church every Sunday and I don't go to Bible study every week. But God is in my home and God is in my heart. My children attend church and...
    Hteag Hteag 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 13

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    I will try to make this short and simple. I am a Christian. This is something about myself that I should not hide, like I sometimes try to hide my mistakes. As for sin, I will only...
    ElJuan35 ElJuan35 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 15

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