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I Want to Believe In God

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 112 People

    All of My Life

    my brain works on proof, on ways things are wrong and right... i would consider myself a non denominational Christian, but i don't feel worthy sometimes... b/c here lately it's been hard to remember God is here for me... i'm not exactly for sure why... i want to believe, i...
    lookinggood4you lookinggood4you 18-21, F Nov 16, 2007

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    Is Belief In God A Sort Of Superstitious Thing?

    I thought I saw God in people when I made them my 'loving' colours -that is,red white green and blue for males (God as father or brother),andcyan black magenta and yellow for females (God as mother or sister).these colours, to me, were 'loving' as opposed to concerned with...
    SesanwaWigistawa SesanwaWigistawa 31-35, M Jan 13, 2011

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    You Do? Why?

    Christian god: ~demands you love him first ~needs you to believe in him with no proof ~sometimes offers affection, but it's always fleeting ~requires you to follow and look for him forever ~is jealous: you're not allowed to shop around for a deity that suits you better ~promises...
    slow4speed slow4speed 22-25, F 4 Responses May 21, 2012

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    Agnostic Seeking Answers

    I'm 47 years old and for the last 25 years I've considered myself an agnostic, though I was raised Catholic and often felt like I want to believe.  Through the years I read about Buddhism, skepticism and freethought.  I practiced meditation, remained...
    think2much think2much 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    My Mom Was Raised On The Bible And Shes A Bible Nut

     Shes trying to make me one too but its failing i cant understand bible obsession i read it sometimes but its just a book.
    darkangellights darkangellights 18-21, F Mar 15, 2012

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    Sometimes, Things Are So Hopeless.

    I don't believe in God like a lot of people do - I don't worship any deity or lord, I don't praise him, I don't claim to have anything special.  I'm just a relatively normal kid with a bad outlook on life and horrible social skills.  In short, I'm alone in this world...
    xWhenTheSkyCriesx xWhenTheSkyCriesx 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 4, 2010

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    It Would Be Nice, But It Seems Too Ridiculous.

      I really think I would enjoy actually believing in some sort of a god, and being a part of a religious community.  I love the music, and the American cultural history of community churches.  But I cannot get myself to believe what seems like a strange and...
    sugnim sugnim 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 20, 2008

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    I'm not cut out to live an Atheistic life.

    I don't think I have the mental fortitude or even the disposition to live a life like that. This is a time of my life where I need God the most, and where God seems the less present. I'm tired of this unending nightmare. I want to be well again, to be happy again and enjoy my...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M May 15

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    I Want to Believe In God

    I truly want to believe in God, I was raised in a catholic family, and I used to have faith when I was a kid. Now I'm 18 years old and my faith is gone. I'm currently studying physics; everything in science is based on facts, if you can't prove it, then it doesn't exist. I would...
    DarkestDay DarkestDay 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2007

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    I Don't Believe In the ...

    I don't believe in the mystery God that current religions say you should follow.  I tried to believe that an invisible man exist in the sky, but the longer you live and the more things you get to experience, the more you really start to question whether religion is something...
    CorporalPunishment CorporalPunishment 31-35 4 Responses May 13, 2009

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    How can all these people suffer

    if hes so great? Ive prayed many times and nothing happened. I want to believe that he is there but it sure doesnt seem like it.
    Stressed14 Stressed14 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I Want You to Believe Also

    this may help some: http://www.experienceproject.com/group_st...
    ForLove ForLove 46-50, M Jul 23, 2009

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    I Believe In God My Own Way

    I went to church for a long time in my life, went to bible college, then went to a jewish torah sinagogue and studied the torah and then I started reading alot of other books pertaining to metaphysics and history and found out so many things that made me totally doubt the book...
    PuddleJumping PuddleJumping 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 29, 2012

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    GOd

    I want to believe but religion seems to be the opposite of what i am. I was taught religion but i never believed in it. The idea of god seems real to me but i have never found a religion that seems to call to me.
    Confused16 Confused16 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 5, 2007

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    I Do Believe In the God of ...

    I do believe in the God of the Bible.  I use to be an athiest and began to study things in their truth.  Evolution my bread and butter at the time, was coming up way short.  There was just to many holes and did not fit together very well.  After trying to...
    allofus allofus 46-50, M 5 Responses May 13, 2009

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    Skeptic Who Wants To Believe

    I'm 19 years old and I was raised in a non-religious family. My dad used to say "I go to a round church where the devil can't corner me." That was the most we ever talked about religion. I've always considered myself agnostic as I was skeptical about God. I have always been...
    Amay408 Amay408 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 16, 2013

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    Trying To Find Some Answers

    Not only was I raised without religion, I was told that Jesus Christ didn't exist.  I am now a member of a Christian church and I agree with all of the teachings regarding how I should . . . live my life, treat other people, etc.  The problem is, I don't know how to...
    cheesehead10491 cheesehead10491 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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    My Higher Force.

    I cant put my hand on my heart and truly believe I am where I am today without some kind of help along the way.  I mean the help from up above, some people call their God by a personal name, am not sure if the name is really important as long as you know what your talking...
    rosygal rosygal 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 27, 2007

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    Is There Anyone Watching For Us?

    My mother does trully believe in god and ever since i was young she was trying to make me like her.At the begining i also started to believe in god but as growing up i started to wander what if nothing really is true...I know i want to believe but I also know I'll never be sure...
    Real2Ann Real2Ann 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2011

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    Have you found your other half? Do you believe in true love? Does true love really exist? I don't know. I haven't found it, so maybe that's why I'm a bit skeptical.
    Barbiedoll89 Barbiedoll89 22-25, F 4 Responses May 11

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    Life is simple and easy, do not add unnecessary negativity into your life. Steer clear of nonsense.
    aleydis aleydis 26-30, F 1 Response May 9

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    I used to be a firm believer in God when I was little but as I got older I just didn't see the point in believing anymore. Now I don't know whether I should believe in God or not...
    MarioT96 MarioT96 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't have a problem with people believing in atheism, everyone has a right to believe in what they believe in however I do have a problem with SOME(note some, NOT all) atheists...
    lunamoon12 lunamoon12 16-17, F 6 Responses May 15

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    How does it feel to have another person deep inside you? Feeling trapped, restless, anxiety, which lead to depression. Yes, it is how I feel. Born female with gender dysphoria was...
    hearttreasure hearttreasure 36-40, T May 1

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    Pand0rasCharm Pand0rasCharm 70+, F 12 Responses May 6

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    To people in my past, it might not seem like I have forgived, but I have. You can't hold a grudge forever. I believe God would want me to forgive anyways. ( :
    samhc samhc 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    For believers, prayer is an essential part of our personal relationship with the Lord. I like to think of prayer as being the act of speaking with God. The key words are personal...
    HeavensHome HeavensHome 46-50, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I can't believe the amazing gift the lord has given me! I am now able to talk and listen to plants,animals,spirits, and angles. You may think I'm crazy but I believe it is a...
    totallaggygirl totallaggygirl 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    THE EIGHT BEATITUDES OF JESUS "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed...
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    Ive found him! I can talk to God
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    Whatever mankind decides to believe, is his choice, but whichever way he decides to believe, won't change God's plans for our future, in the least. If you don't want to believe in...
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    -6 MUSLIM BELIEFS ABOUT JESUS EVERY CHRISTIAN MUST KNOW- Muslims and Christians have much in common, both groups have enjoyed an amicable relationship throughout history (apart...
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    A short Sweet And cute romantic love story starts here — One day god send a chair to Two Lovers… The specialty of that chair was that the person sitting on it if says TRUTH...
    nolies91 nolies91 22-25, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Why [...] do some highly educated people believe religious claims? First, smart persons are good at defending ideas that they originally believed for non-smart reasons. They want...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 3 Responses May 2

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    Why I Left Mormonism. Why I left Mormonism Documentation on my reasons for leaving Mormonism is listed at the beginning of my story. These links are here so that it is...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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