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I Grew Up In a Christian Home

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 123 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    The Trinity -- Fact or Fiction? A New Creation Publication Table of Contents Foreword I. Introduction II. How the Trinity Became Doctrine Trinity Is Not A Christian Idea Trinity...
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    Christianity is a ****** religion in today's world. People use it to justify too many wrongs. Oh, and I bet that you didn't know that your whole "bible" and "god" and "jesus" is...
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    I am a practicing Christian who loves God and tries very hard to love on all people. I grew up in a very conservative community where homosexuality was (and still is) greatly...
    amazingcuzitis amazingcuzitis 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Watching the news today made me feel awful. Made me realize so much about myself. I am an old time country Christian woman. The way this world has changed is sad. I am speaking as...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    To be a follower of Jesus is a life long undertaking, and involves being in the world but not part of the world system. When the Paganised form of Christianity became a reality and...
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    I grew up in church but have so much trouble believing that God is even real and I can't seem to pray to him or read the Bible or live a Christian life but I want to so badly! what...
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    I have a feeling that 2015 is really going to be a very special year for Loren and I. Soon we will have been married for two years, and we are just entering a time when our faith...
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    Of every religion to exist, this holds the worst bunch of people. And I'm saying this as I glance out of the corner of my eye to faintly acknowledge ISIS. Christian teachings are...
    OmegaJ OmegaJ 16-17, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The 7th Beatitude: "Blessed Are The Merciful For They Shall Receive Mercy: In our minds we think we are living a good life if we don’t commit adultery, steal or give false...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F 2 Responses May 1

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    I hear it over and over again. Christians are hateful people who try to force their beliefs on everyone else and condemn anyone who disagrees with them to hell. 1. "Christians...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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    I am a Christian and I am sensitive. I love family-friendly entertainment such as Disney, Hallmark, Game Show Network, Sonic Tap: Be-Tween, Pandora Radio and Radio Disney. I love...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F Apr 30

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    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 2 Responses May 14

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    My final argument will be describing why Christianity is the true religion, and why the other religions hold some level of truth, but aren't entirely true. Now, as it was said...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Catholicism, a mirror of the Samaritans. Syncretism A Blending of Paganism and Truth by Dr. Daniel Botkin Syncretism is defined as "the combination of different forms of...
    churinga churinga 70+, M May 5

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    Just been talking to someone about Christianity ..and I explained to him that Christianity is a long road ..we don't become Christians over night ..we must purify our hearts and...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 2 Responses May 8

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    In my honest and humble opinion, I believe that a large cause of the problem is the breeding and grooming that is passed down from one generation to the next. Granted, many of the...
    SandyDandy1968 SandyDandy1968 46-50, F 4 Responses May 4

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    I just want Christians here to look at the faces of the people they consider the enemy. People they think are evil. I can't count the number of times I have heard Christians...
    PYWACKET PYWACKET 61-65, M 6 Responses May 7

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    I need your advice please. I seriously want a soulution to the problem i have. If you've read some of my posts about what i experienced when i was younger, you would have an idea...
    RoyX5 RoyX5 26-30, M 9 Responses May 10

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    My father was a chronic alcoholic. Being a daddy's girl, it felt like he's still alive for years because he always visited me in my dreams.He was a very smart man. Almost got a...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    i am beginning to hate the term Christian as a definition to a person. you can be christian but be the reincarnation of Hitler. people are using the Biblical doctrine to dissuade...
    gthegz gthegz 22-25, M 5 Responses Apr 25

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    so I hear that Christians are so judgmental from all my friends and people I'm around, they don't know I'm christian so they say stuff like that and I politely just kinda challenge...
    skythuss skythuss 18-21, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'll try not to go too long with this. I am an atheist, but not a very good one if judged by other atheists. - I like Christians who recognize my right to be an atheist as I...
    SunnyJohansen3 SunnyJohansen3 26-30, F 1 Response May 13

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    I do not consider myself a Christian anymore. Haven't since the year 2011 I think... it's been a minute. I had too many questions and I didn't feel as if I deserved to call...
    RocaAzul RocaAzul 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    After being a stay at home mom for more than ten years i find myself in a very unhealthy depressing place. Not only is my skill set completely obsolete , I am also in an...
    gtb6 gtb6 36-40, F 17 hrs ago

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    When you really break it down, there are "gods" or "Gods" in Christianity. In the beginning God said let "US" make man in "OUR" likeness. So there it is really nothing else to say...
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 7 Responses Apr 30

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    The Supreme Court Says the Obama Administration Can’t Force Catholic Groups to Obey Abortion Mandate 30Apr, 2015by Terresa Monroe-Hamilton           Obama...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 3 Responses May 2

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    George Takei shared this article on Facebook. It has a flow chart that makes a fool out of almost every Christian who's against same-sex marriage. The only Christians who it doesn...
    AgentSean AgentSean 18-21, M 1 Response May 9

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    Hi, I'm am thinking of switching from a Baptist Christian to a seventh day Adventist Christian. I believe in keeping the seventh day holy as stated in the bible as Christians...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 1 Response May 16

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    x **POSSIBLE TRIGGER WARNING** More specifically, I am a Roman Catholic. At any rate, the point of this post was for me to prove the need for a true religion...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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