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I Love God and Dont Go to Church

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    Was A Member Of One For 16 Years - I've visited a few others since leaving that one but I've come to the conclusion that I should allow the Holy Spirit guide me to where I should...
    Purehope Purehope 41-45, F Oct 17, 2009

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    I Don't Know Anymore. - I come from a very anti religious family.  They don't hate religion or anything, but they don't believe in it either.  I've never admitted that I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 17, 2008

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    This Is What You Call A Revelation - I’m listening to a Joyce Meyer podcast after dinner this evening, as I usually do, and the podcast is part 3 of a 3-part series. Now, I say...
    kristinlately kristinlately 26-30, F Dec 3, 2010

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    God ... Father, Son, Holy Spirit ... - When we love God and I do ... we are His church one body all in Him ... So many think the church is a building ... read both the old and new...
    francis28340 francis28340 61-65, M Jun 4, 2008

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    Searching. - I don't belong to a church because I haven't found one I feel is the right fit. I'm trying the area churches on for size right now and hoping I will find the one that...
    DopeyGirl DopeyGirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 14, 2007

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    I Love God - Unfortunately I have been lazy about going to church on Sunday mornings.   I am a helper in a Monday night 1-3 grade class and wish I didn't have that...
    zusinda zusinda 46-50 Feb 8, 2010

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    Since When - Since when did one require the other?
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 9, 2011

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    Thinking of Leaving - I put this under goals rather than reality because right now I am still go to church.  What frustrates me is that I have been attending church in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    Your Spirituality Should Be a Choice - I've studied many religions through high school and college and every religion has a different way of worshipping.  Does this mean that...
    rainbowlicious7 rainbowlicious7 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2007

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    IAM a Christan But I Dont Go to Church - I GET LOOKS BECALSE I DONT GO TO CHURCH. IVE BEEN RAISED PENNICOSTAL (HOLY ROLLERS AS SOME CALL THEM OR SNAKE HANDLERS) MY CHURCH DIDNT...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2008

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    Going Back To Church... - My family has begun to go to church again...my kids have talked us into attending the church they go to in the city (about 50 miles away) I have made it...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    Beware Of The Leaven Of The Phareese - Leaven is a MENTAL AND MORAL CORRUPTION that infect others.In one passage he says( Luke 12:1 1In the mean time, when there were gathered...
    savedbygrace savedbygrace 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2012

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    I Love God , I Don't Th... - I love God , I don't think you have to go to church to let God know you love him, I believe he's everywhere so I can love him wherever I want to.
    keyna keyna 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    I have not been to church since May of this year. I used to attend church regularly, but I stopped going because I felt that the church I was attending was not feeding me...
    jasminecg311 jasminecg311 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2013

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    I Need to Go. - my husband is anti church right now but i know i need to go. i feel it in my heart. its like i feel so good when i go to church and can sing and hearing the pastor...
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 5, 2008

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    My Story - I have walked with God all my life and always will but I do not go to church! I spend several hours every day reading and studying the scriptures and my experience with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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    Raised In a Semi-religious Family - as a child, i went to sunday school every sunday. i learned bible stories. i read the bible. i went to confirmation in my lutheran church. in...
    leelee2007 leelee2007 21-25, F 5 Responses Jun 16, 2007

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    Not One and the Same - I hate when people ask me if I go to church and when I say no they then assume that I don't believe in God... or that I can't believe in God! I'm sorry this...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    Just Not For Me -  Honestly, I can't stand church. I mean, I think it's good for some people and hey, go for it, but it's not for me. I hate the idea of it, I guess. Let's go...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 19, 2008

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    Awakened To A Nightmare - I've finished reading "The Awakening" by Kate Chopin and I just can't stop thinking about it. I can vividly remember the lines I've quoted and posted in...
    wishiwasthat wishiwasthat 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2010

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    Still Searching - i love God more than anything. years ago i stopped going. bad things happened and i fell farther, farther away. now, i look to Him and i still get answers but i...
    wvgal83 wvgal83 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 30, 2008

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    Don't Know Why I Can't Commit to a Church - I'm committed to God.  I study the bible, meditate on His word (I really do meditate) His actions, His legacy so to speak. ...
    gdgtgrl gdgtgrl 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 29, 2008

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    Not That I Have Anything Against Going - I believe God can communicate to us in many ways. Church is one way but there are many others' too. Although I like going to church...
    Vanbelieves Vanbelieves 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 6, 2012

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    I Don't Miss It - I was an all out supporter of Church, I taught sunday school when I was 14 to 21, became an elder at my church at the age of 16! Very big acomplishment. I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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    Loving God And Not Assembling Ourselves Together Together Is An Oxymoron - Since you love GOD how do you respond to :  Hebrews 10:25"not forsaking the assembling of ourselves...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 1 Response May 11, 2012

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    I Believe This To Be Truth. - Of all the end of world prophacies there are, this is the one that scares me the most. To tell the truth the only one I believe to be truth.with the...
    Tapsalot Tapsalot 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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    A God I Can Call My Own - I grew up mormon, and I turned hardcore LDS when I was 14, because I prayed and had a powerful experience.  Basically, I started feeling like I was...
    SeraphicWannabe SeraphicWannabe 22-25, M 7 Responses Jun 19, 2008

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    So today I went to see God's not dead!!:) and it was a really amazing and touching movie. Well after I left I was thinking on how I have been moving away from God.. It really...
    drs0307 drs0307 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I normally don't express my religion. At all. I don't even suggest it. But I figure it's okay to on here. I don't have a specific religion, I just know I love god. I know there is...
    lindsayanon lindsayanon 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    The biggest thing that gets me about a man is their relationship with God. It's such an amazing thing because it only seems that most men do not openly express their love or...
    TheSimsWePlay TheSimsWePlay 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love God, I'm here because of him. We are all here because my God. He doesn't make mistakes
    rianewbe rianewbe 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 4

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    Oh my gosh I saw the movie today and it was amazing. It was just so Inspiring and wonderful. I can't even describe it. It's definitely made me love god even more if that's possible...
    Kaylamay17 Kaylamay17 16-17, F Apr 5

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    This is my story. I grew up in an Atheist household, and got my passion for Christianity from my other relatives. I loved to talk about it all the time! As I started to get older i...
    EvangelistTeen EvangelistTeen 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I feel same! Please don't think that "I worst christian" you are fine just keep going church and praying for help! Yesterday I feel same and I started to pray in my bedroom and...
    ChristianColeCrosman ChristianColeCrosman 13-15, M Mar 30

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    I don't pray every night, I don't read my bible, I don't go to church, I want to practice doing them, I pray every other day. But I still don't forget that there's a god, he knows...
    mrij mrij 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    The evening took a turn for the worse when my dad got home. (Of course) My mom was upset because nobody ate the dinner she made 2 nights in a row. (In our defense last night she...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I began watching Godzilla movies as a child with my sibling. My favorite genre of Godizilla movies is Showa Godzilla, that is the movies and comics produced between 1930 - 1979...
    waxingpoetic77 waxingpoetic77 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    God or Allah as I call him has saved me. Growing into a broken family with constant fights between my Mom and Dad and going through a divorce when I was mature and only 14 really...
    beautiifulsoul22 beautiifulsoul22 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I watched a movie and some of you might have seen it or watched it but is called God's not Dead. I loved this movie so much it inspired me to come closer with God. If your not a...
    wolflover22 wolflover22 13-15, F Mar 26

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    Had a person on EP stop talking to me because he didnt believe in God and I do.I wasnt allowed to talk about God.There was no way that was going to happen.If you are an atheist...
    windyhill68 windyhill68 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I had diverticulitis and was told if I waited another hour to go in the hospital I would have died, I believe GOD told me to go to the hospital,I believe GOD wasn't ready 4 me yet...
    mauricefleury1984 mauricefleury1984 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I'll always feel the presence of God.Its feel great and I know that God is always here for me:)
    CMFajardo CMFajardo 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Each day God sends His angels to guide us. We don't expect to see them with wings, or with halo flying above their heads. Instead, they come in disguise and we call them friends...
    EvilBoys EvilBoys 16-17, M Mar 23

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    The Lord is my shepherd. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside quiet waters. He guides me along the right paths for his name's sake. He refreshes my soul even...
    drs0307 drs0307 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    The truth of God replaces perception, His divine light allows us to see! It's all so clear to me now!
    T4RD15 T4RD15 26-30 1 Response Apr 7

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    I don't have one specific religion. I don't see the point. I feel that if you believe love is the utter most important thing that is just as great a religion as any. If you base...
    Cloverpaschke44 Cloverpaschke44 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    He is truly the reason for me being here today . Any way that I can praise him and fulfill his wishes I will . Nothing makes me happier then being in the house of the Lord and I...
    ChrisMackin ChrisMackin 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I believe Dod was watching me when I was in surgery with diverticulitis .
    mauricefleury1984 mauricefleury1984 46-50, M Apr 2

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    Let my light shine bright through the night all the way for you! When I fall, you come around When I'm down you're always there! To pick me up, from the ground To pick me up...
    bdfiskeaux bdfiskeaux 16-17, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    All Men Saved ? ~ Predestination is the doctrine that God alone is the One who chooses who is saved, that He ordains the means, the time, and the circumstances of salvation and...
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    All Men Saved ? ~ Predestination is the doctrine that God alone is the One who chooses who is saved, that He ordains the means, the time, and the circumstances of salvation and...
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M a week ago

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    All Men Saved ? ~ Predestination is the doctrine that God alone is the One who chooses who is saved, that He ordains the means, the time, and the circumstances of salvation and...
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago