I Have Lost My Faith In God

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    It doesn't make sense to me.

    They say God has a plan for everyone, so he has planned for us to do everything. Which would mean we have no free will. Just the illusion of freewill, if everything is pre planned. Furthermore, why would God be upset with us for sinning, IF HE PLANNED IT TO HAPPEN?! The same...
    LukeEmerson LukeEmerson
    16-17, M
    1 Response Mar 31

    Please Help Me Understand I have gay friends

    who are married. They have their rights trampled by politicians in the name of "God" If God believing people have found marriage so important, why was marriage never a sacrament until the 13th Century? Marriage was, for centuries, the responsibility of the state. I just don...
    Some1umayNo Some1umayNo
    46-50, M
    6 Responses Oct 28, 2015

    I go to a Christian school,

    attend a youth group, go to churchy, pray, and where does it get me? No where. I question everything, and while I believe there is a greater being, I don't know what the hell it is. I'm lost in my faith, but have no one to talk to it about.
    TheEleventhDoctorWho TheEleventhDoctorWho
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Sep 6, 2015

    Lost my faith in God !

    I too. Have questions about the God of the bible ! God that we are taught about! About a place called heaven, and hell! Where is this God , how does a God allow this suffering to go on and on what does this God want from humans! The bible has many promises of protection...
    willisca49 willisca49
    66-70, F
    3 Responses Feb 27
    Bpack Bpack
    31-35
    3 Responses Dec 3, 2014

    Give Me A Break... God

    Dear god. I'm went to church yesterday and....the friend who took me told me afterwards that you have something special for me becuz I'd all I've gone through. I want to believe her but...I can't. My life has been a nightmare and it sucks...totally. I never had a real mother...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Jun 3, 2013

    I just think it would be easier to believe in

    an indifferent God than a loving one. Then we wouldn't have to sit around questioning suffering and unanswered prayer. I'm thinking of becoming a Buddhist. Then I can just work on demolishing desires and attachments and learn to move through this world like a ghost that no one...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2015

    I used to love you, and pray to you every night.

    Now you have cursed me with anorexia. I lost so much cause of you. I was sent away for months to be I'm treatment away from my family who barely saw me, the nurses there treated me terribly. They didnt care for me, they ignored me every night when I cried myself to sleep cause...
    BooBear99 BooBear99
    16-17, F
    6 Responses May 21, 2014

    I've had my parents break me.

    My 'friends' at school spread rumours about me. My whole world is collapsing and what motivation do I get? God will make everything better..
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Aug 31, 2015

    Losing My Faith Day By Day

    I once thought that God looked out for me and took care of me and that he loved and took care of those who could not help them selves, I thought that he answered prayers. But how can there be a God if he lets my son suffer. How could there be a God if he ignores my prayers for...
    fallingfromgrace fallingfromgrace
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 9, 2013

    there is no such thing .

    ..at all... if it was there ...he would listened. ..my cries...
    mesumit mesumit
    31-35, M
    1 Response Mar 11

    My husband had EMERGENCY heart surgery 2 years

    ago, we fell behind on all our bills. I had heart surgery a year later. Now I cannot work. I stay depressed. I worry about EVERYTHING! His health, my health, the bills, getting sick all over again. Staying out of the ER! Things just keep getting worse and worse. I have lost my...
    bet105 bet105
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Dec 2, 2014

    I Have Lost My Faith In God Years Ago

    I didnt lose my faith because he let me down... I lost my faith because I realized that I didnt really believe... I worshiped someone I didnt know.. I worshiped him so he wouldnt send me to hell and I gurantee thats why alot of people do worship him.. You cant be forced to...
    ShallowDreamers ShallowDreamers
    26-30, M
    45 Responses Dec 3, 2008

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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 28

    I don't know.. I want to believe in God,

    but nothing good has come out of it. I was once a strong follower of God it's hard for me to believe he exist. How can someone so powerful let all these horrible things happen to this world? Everyone said he didn't create evil but they say he creates all of us then if we turn...
    iamj iamj
    18-21, F
    7 Responses May 6, 2014
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 16, 2015

    There Is Only One Sin. That Is Weakness....

    Naked I came out of my mother's womb and naked I return. Helpless I came and helpless I go. Helpless I am now. And we do not know [the goal]. It is terrible for us to think about it. We get such odd ideas! We go to a medium and see if the ghost can help us. Think of the weakness...
    Abhih123 Abhih123
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Aug 20, 2012

    How can there be a God

    and so many bad things happen to innocent women and children in this world???? What kind of loving God is this???
    african38 african38
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Jul 6, 2015

    I am finally realizing

    that prayers can no longer help people, everything in the bible is a lie, forgiveness can only lead to betrayal, there is no knowledge that God does or doesn't exist
    craz3f8g craz3f8g
    18-21
    4 Responses Aug 23, 2015

    I am a believer. I believe god has protected me

    in many situations. I have really been distanced with him. I losted my grandpa November 2012, right after my mom shot herself in March 2013. I am so mad at god! I still believe and love him. Yet I can not follow his word or fit in with all the happy go lucky Christian's that...
    shygirl1986 shygirl1986
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Jan 26, 2015

    When started to study the bible ,

    I gradually lost faith in God I cannot understand all the promises that are made in the Bible to protect his children to keep them safe how much they are loved by God yet he left them alone in the garden and for the one time they did not obey him they were cast out where was the...
    willisca49 willisca49
    66-70, F
    10 Responses Dec 5, 2014

    Ever since I admitted to not believing in God,

    all my mother talks about is how God is on my side when something good happens. How God is there for me. How God has created a plan for me. Really? Though she Indy forcing her religion on me, would it be too much to ask that you still respect my beliefs?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jul 12, 2015
    InsideMyHead91 InsideMyHead91
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 7, 2015

    Hello there.i'm kinda new here.

    i just would like to share this mesage from the "Imitation of Christ" Many are in love with my kingdom,but few are ready to carry my cross. Many want my consolation,but few want my tribulations. I find many companions at my table,but few to share my privations...
    zarapla zarapla
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Aug 18, 2015

    It's not that I don't believe in God it's more

    that I don't believe in his intentions , if God wants the best for me wouldn't he help me when I'm struggling?
    Jamiemeg88 Jamiemeg88
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jun 7, 2015

    I want to believe in a living God

    but why must I have no actual true physical evidence why must I have faith fr something that can may not even exist
    JakeG1234 JakeG1234
    22-25, M
    4 Responses May 3, 2015

    whether there is afterlife

    or there isn't, I'll become dirt as a part of the earth when I die. If nothing else, I think that's good enough..
    panopticonett panopticonett
    22-25, M
    Jul 30, 2015

    In 2010 I was saved while in prison.

    I have never been married or have kids. I asked god for a wife, a good woman I could call my own. I understand "in gods perfect timing that he will give you the desires of your heart." Well 5 years later and still single, I have shut god out of my life. I walk my dog at the...
    les788828 les788828
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Jun 6, 2015

    After all the experiences in my life,

    and watching friends of mine who are good people constantly get bad news, I think that if God existed He would make things much more fair. People would succeed or fail due to their own merit rather than get worn down by "circumstance" or "bad luck".
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Feb 27

    When my wife told she has infertility of tubal

    blockage, my all time dream and desire of being a dad suffered a major blow. Since we did not want to give up we set up some money so that she can go to hospital and have her tubes unblocked. But shortly before we went to hospital she suggested she visit a man of God who prays...
    Kiasman Kiasman
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 30

    Are you there GOD? It's me,

    Kortnee. I'm sorry for neglecting you. Please help me to have faith in you. I want to believe in you. It's just so hard for me to believe in something when I don't have proof. I tell my friends and family that I believe in you because I so badly want to but the truth is, I doubt...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    15 Responses Feb 15, 2014

    Shared experiences are not always in the

    positive mode, there are so many groups that can express themselves about the short comings of God and Jesus from individual testimony, God simply does not measure up to their own standards, and therefore simply cannot exist. If anyone concludes that based on their own...
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    1 Response Feb 27

    I knew by age 8 Christianity was ridiculous.

    That doesn't mean you can't believe in god. That just means you don't have to hate gays, it's ok to get a divorce, believing in a different religion is not cause for war, and sex before marriage is awesome, not a damnable sin. The bible was written by humans in an ignorant...
    StellaNoir StellaNoir
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 23, 2014

    I was a Christian, but I wasn't feeling a

    connection to God like everyone else was. When I went through hard times, I prayed to God but nothing happened. I know that God does miracles in different ways but I just didn't believe anymore. I'm now a Buddhist and my life has been getting better.
    AManOfFewWords AManOfFewWords
    16-17, M
    1 Response Sep 7, 2015

    God Is Mean And Cruel!

    I used to have faith that God was merciful and forgiving but I lost it. I used to believe that God loved me and that he would look after me and help me through the hard times in my leave guiding my steps. I lost this faith 10 years ago and still struggle to find good in a God...
    mrskro mrskro
    26-30
    25 Responses May 16, 2011

    Everyone says he will make everything better,

    everyone says he will help you, and everyone says that he's the way to live a better life and that he's always there for you, but I don't feel like he is :( I don't feel his presence, I don't even feel like he loves me anymore or wants me to come join him, I don't even feel like...
    Ki123 Ki123
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Sep 30, 2015

    I used to be a hard core christian

    and believed in God and Jesus Christ. but with all the death and suffering in my life, and all the prayers unanswered, it is hard to believe anymore. I feel very confused about it all, and it isn't helping my depression.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 24, 2015

    There Is No God

    If there is a God?Why would He let children suffer with abusive parents?If there is a God?Why would there be Cancer?If there is a godWhy is there so much hunger in this worldIf there is a godWhy is the world like thisIf there is a godHe is a tyrantAnd someone needs to take him...
    LittleLion19 LittleLion19
    18-21, F
    14 Responses Apr 28, 2012

    Back when I was in my previous relationship say

    2 years ago I had all the faith in the world. My life was horrible. I didn't want to live. I held God close to my heart. Deepest sorrow I called Apon him. Then things got better. I moved on. I lost the faith. I question the faith and reality vs hope, faith and what might be. I...
    Butterflykiss707 Butterflykiss707
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Aug 23, 2015

    I recently wrote my story about how much I have

    lost faith in God and how unfair He has been to me. Well, I think after the events of this last week, I am officially done with Him. He refuses to listen to me, help me, or give me a f***ing break. So much for all of the "rules" and guidelines for what a person has to do to get...
    SD4me SD4me
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2014

    Christianity.. Fake...

    This is my proof of the fraudulent, and manipulation of the bible, Don’t get me wrong.. I am not against God, Or Jesus. But, I do believe that these stories were manipulated for the purpose of control, which has succeeded greatly, First of all History back’s me up, for my...
    ShallowDreamers ShallowDreamers
    26-30, M
    14 Responses Feb 2, 2011

    Ive given negative report about God on this

    website and need to come on here to repent and set the record straight. God is Holy, Good, Perfect. He is the only thing in the universe that this can be said for. People are wretched, and sinful. God offers salvation to those who receive Jesus and follow Jesus. As for...
    Ajushi Ajushi
    41-45, M
    Apr 13

    Fell Betrayed And Let Down!

    All my life I've lived according to what's been drilled into my mind about how a good, God fearing person should live like. I've spent 39 years believing that God is all knowing and all merciful. I've refrained myself from anything that might offend God. I've been told that if I...
    Zevaztian Zevaztian
    36-40, M
    23 Responses Feb 6, 2010

    I went to church every sunday

    as a kid, I loved god. As i got older, I never stoped loving god even though I stoped going to church. About 8 months ago I picked up the bible again, and could not believe some of the things I was reading. I'm not goinig into details, because I don't want anyone to feel the...
    stvengainey stvengainey
    36-40, M
    1 Response Sep 15, 2015

    Too many contradictions in the Bible.

    ..No man has ever lived 900+ years and God is a vengeful monster in the OT and somewhat in the NT as well! Yet he is said to be "ALL LOVING"....BULLSHIT!!!!!!
    kbpimpin87 kbpimpin87
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Nov 4, 2015

    I have gone through lots of disappointments

    lately ( out of job, failed exam, long waiting for pertinent program, being away from my aging parents ). For a very long time my husband was not loving and caring to me ( I accepted that a long time ago already). I have no real friends, I always end up with people who are just...
    sexysandra sexysandra
    26-30
    3 Responses Oct 20, 2014

    I feel there is a God,

    but I don't think I believe in Christianity anymore. Over the last 10 years I have studied the bible and gone to Christian bible believing churches. There is a lot I like about Christianity and a lot I don't. Mostly what I don't like about Christianity is having to talk to...
    TresPerros TresPerros
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Jan 29

    I haven't lost faith.

    and I'm not here to force anyone to belive in god or anything. I just want to say, bad things happen, I get it, I've had bad things in my life too. but you can't just blame god because it's easier. I think in a lot if situations people give up hope and faith, but sometimes we...
    skittlequeen skittlequeen
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2015

    This is a I Lost My Faith in God group.

    We come here to commiserate about shared experiences. We do not come here to be preached to. There are plenty of other outlets for that. And perhaps being preached at is one reason some of us lost our faith. We have been taught that God is merciful, that God is infallable but...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 28
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