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I Want to Believe In God Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 49 People

    How Can I Believe?

    I was brought up in the Baptist tradition.  We were very devout and I truely believed God existed - never doubted it.  My dad was a very active member of the church and took sermon on the rare occassion.  When I was about 10, my dad left the church.  It is difficult to get to...
    Ruthx Ruthx 41-45 1 Response May 4, 2012

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    It Hurts To Believe

    I am 15 years old and when I was 12 my mother became very ill mentally. No doctor knows what she has or how to fix it. Sometimes she changes into a different person. Now she's never home. Shortly after she became sick, my dad was diagnosed with a rare cancer. By the time I was 13...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 7, 2012

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    Calling

    "You would not have called to me unless I had been calling to you," said the Lion.-C.S. Lewis, The Silver ChairI feel like I've been calling and calling to God for months - at least five or six - and not getting an answer. Which is very silly, because I do want to believe (very...
    alanajames alanajames 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2012

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    My Faith

    I'm an atheist, been one for years. But i have this urge to reconect with God i just don't know how. i want to believe in God again i just can't seem to. i hope someone can help me?
    etsz etsz 16-17 2 Responses May 19, 2011

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    I Want To Believe

    I was raised as a Christian. Not a particular sect of Christianity, I was just raised in a Christian family that followed the Bible.  I suppose that my descent began with my interest in witches. I had always been interested in witches and everything that involved fantasy, even...
    lostinthenight lostinthenight 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 3, 2011

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    A Letter To God

    Dear God,I am a sinner, but I don't wanna tell you what's obvious. I've been a very good girl--obedient, kind, respectful, humble, and I don't follow the crowd. I've been this way for years, but ever since I was a child, all of these terrible things were happening to me. My...
    thisbrerulezyou thisbrerulezyou 18-21, F Mar 18, 2012

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    I Want To Find God

    I'm 15, and I was raised a Christian.. Sort of.. I went to church for the first 8 years of my life. Off and on. Though after that I just never went. I never doubted God or Jesus, but I was really never thinking about them, or the bible. I was just always on the computer, or...
    KazzieNeedsHelp KazzieNeedsHelp 16-17, F 2 Responses May 23, 2013

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    Hi I'm 21 years old. I first asked Jesus into

    my heart and asked for forgiveness when I was 5 years old, iv repeated this numerous times during my life usually after a challenging sermon or after committing a great sin. My faith has never been really strong but I'd always pray God would make it stronger and that he'd make...
    stevec1993 stevec1993 18-21, M Mar 19

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    God Is Real...proof

    Okay...you want to know that there is a God? Read this! Back in the 13th century, there was a man named Thomas Aquinas...otherwise known as Saint Thomas to us Catholics. He was very scholarly...the greatest theologian, philosopher and teacher in the Church's history. Okay...so...
    Stevenomurph Stevenomurph 36-40, M Jul 30, 2013

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    Been Doubting That God Is Real

    Raised in church...had good God fearing pastors that preached the Bible(old & new test.) and I also believed and studied it..accepted Christ as my Savior and baptised 40 yrs. ago...few months ago began having doubts as to God's existance...have shared this with no one(except...
    jcm969 jcm969 61-65, M 10 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    Im Confused

    I went to church when i was younger and i asked Jesus into my life. People have all different veiws about God and i think i let it get to me. I know that when i was younger i was alot happier and i never questioned God. I just want to be close to Him again. I dont ever feel his...
    Helpmeplease97 Helpmeplease97 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2013

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    I was raised as a Roman Catholic,

    and when I was young, I loved the Church and Jesus and everything about being a Catholic. But as I grew up, I began to question the church and its teachings, and slowly began to lose my faith. I considered myself atheist for several years. For a while, in the past year or so, I...
    catecat catecat 18-21, F Mar 30, 2014

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    Life Is Worst When You Don't Believe In God

    Can you believe God spoke to me some 20 years ago and now I don't even believe in him. Yes, some 20 years ago God give me a name of a person I knew and told me that within 30 days this person was going to come to Christ. The exact thing happen, the person called me up and...
    MissingGod MissingGod 41-45 5 Responses Oct 18, 2011

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    I Want To Believe Again

    Hey everyone i need all the prayers i can geta few mo ths ago believed in god and loved him but when i learned about hell and the rapture it all went away and i to connect with him again and i asked jesus to be my savior a bunch of times. A few times i felt the holyspirit then...
    beltran beltran 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2012

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    Why?

    I'm just 8 years old when my mother died. My dad was never home to begin with because of his work. But on that time, my dad visited my mom and been gone again to work. It was just 3 days after when my mom lost her last breath. It was on a hospital. She was still struggling when I...
    mitchenbang mitchenbang 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2011

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    My God Story

    Hi, I am Cherelle and I am a 13 yr old girl. I belive in God but I also kind of dont at the same time. When I am very scared of something happening to me like when I have a frostbit toe...... I pray to God saying please God please. I also think this is kind of weird because when...
    leah10005 leah10005 13-15 Nov 13, 2012

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    I'm Finding It Really Difficult

    I went to a Christian primary school, so I used to believe in God. But you see, I did it rather passively. I didn't really question His existence because it never occurred to me that He might not exist. Later on in my primary school years, I started getting bullied. It was a dark...
    RootSeven RootSeven 16-17, F 1 Response May 30, 2013

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    Where Do I Start?

    Where do I start? Where do I begin?  I was raised Catholic.. baptised, communion, thats about as far as I went. Family, growing up, at first used to go to church for christmas, and easter, then that just went to church for family funerals. I love my girlfriend so much, I can't...
    msmailand msmailand 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 6, 2011

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    My Story

    Hi i'm Ava i'm 12. I always believed in god, but when my best friend in the whole entire universe left I was mad at god i thought he hated me I thought he was trying to break me down. I stopped believing in him..It kills me to say it because I'm afraid of going to hell and I...
    Avalovesjesus Avalovesjesus 13-15 2 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    Yep, I don't come from a religious family and I have just never believed that there was a so called 'god' who u pray to or whatever. ☺️
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    First off I will start by saying- 1) I am a very Conscious person 2) I have strong ethics 3) I care about finding answers to my problems and like helping others with there's - if...
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    Whenever I express something on fb, or here about problem I'm having or just a bad day, I'm always dreading that one person who is going to say something like "I'll pray for you...
    MammaWolfie MammaWolfie 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Don't get me wrong, I think we are all equally loved by God. But other than that, women we are the weaker sex for the most part. Our place is to help, serve and be sexually...
    agoodwife1 agoodwife1 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    To others also blocked by 'Misreedy', It seems as though Missreedy has had her cage rattled. A deep insecurity, especially if she has blocked vociferous non-believers like me...
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    yesss i want someone who crave for me and i will treat that boy/girl like a gift which God gave me...
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    I met him back in September. He was hot, with a mysterious personality. We had mutual friends and that's how we met. We started going out as a group in public often. I always knew...
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    I posted something up before saying I was against gay marriage, maybe I was a bit unclear. Someone started praising me all "Hurrah and gung ho, let's revel in our homophobia...
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    ugh my boyfriend of two months is atheist and I just found out yesterday and I'm not sure what to do is it against God to spend so much time with a non believer? I go to church...
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    He found out. This afternoon I came home from work to find my husband at the house and not looking happy. We have been separated 6 months now, but that's been his general look...
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    “The question of whether there exists a Creator and Ruler of the Universe has been answered in the affirmative by some of the highest intellects that have ever existed...
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    I miss cutting so much and want to start again but I'm afraid that someone will see it because it's summer time,so it's noticeable😔
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    have you ever wondered how funny it looks when its been raining for a while and you find people walking on the streets with their umbrella's and it stops raining ... the people...
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