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I Want to Believe In God

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    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 16-18, F 5 Responses Aug 5, 2007

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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 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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    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 16-18, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I want to believe that things are going to

    happen for no reason, I want to believe that blindly putting my faith in something that isn't evident isn't delirious, But as much as I try it hasn't happened. With the hell I've gone through these past 3 months, I am offended the first thing I should owe it to is God and not...
    MorbidMorals MorbidMorals 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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 19-21, F Nov 16, 2007

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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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    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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2011

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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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    Related Experiences

    GOD hates religion. He loves worship. GOD is love. I've had many spiritual experiences, I've been through hardships and at first I used to blame GOD and say why are these things...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    Yes he's CRUEL!!!!! He's EVIL! He wants all of us to die. Why would god create such evil thing as death? I believe he has a dark side and he wants us to suffer. I'm suffering and I...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    The world is falling apart because of your devious minds and your narrow and orthodoxical mind and yet you still say "where is God? Why isn't he fixing anything?" God gave us free...
    MoonMusicLover22 MoonMusicLover22 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am on a journey. I came from a dark place, my life was full of **** and lust. It took a shattering event for me to accept my weakness and change. I am only 100 days into my...
    Dlgadlga Dlgadlga 51-55, M 3 Responses Aug 11

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    It's such a sensitive subject to me, only because I use to have such a strong relationship with him in the past and it all went down hill once I openly started drinking again and...
    angelicahcah angelicahcah 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I know that God exists. I can only speak for myself and I have living proof every single day that he is a live- not that I would need proof because my love for him is so strong...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    And I look forward to the day I can ask him everything.
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    I really need some Christian friends on this, I need to talk about this I can't sleep.
    angelicahcah angelicahcah 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    - I grew up in a New Age environment. For many years when I had a headache or the flu, my mom would heal me instead of giving me pills. We would seek answers to our problems by...
    Vanaheim Vanaheim 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    I am not a religious believer, but I sometimes believe god exists I believe in the devil and ghosts, so surely that must mean god exists, weird way to look at it I know but I...
    maddieXxx maddieXxx 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    everybody believes god, but sometimes, its hard to understand him edit: this text only for those believe something. others dont offend pls. no arguing.if you dont believe...
    idunnowhttodo idunnowhttodo 22-25, F 34 Responses Jul 26

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    Sometimes I sit back and look at things and I realize that there are people who want to anything else but be themselves I believe God made us different and people should be who...
    rique20 rique20 18-21, M Aug 8

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    I hate the idea of God, or at least of the Christian God. That also includes Yahweh and Allah. I am an agnostic, but I am just gonna refer to god as if he is real because it is...
    heapograss heapograss 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    With all the things going on in the world today I believe god is coming soon! I believe this is a great site to reach out to people all over world and spread the word before time...
    nicolv32 nicolv32 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I find it hard to hear u say that u will never get what you want. :( I don't believe that Believe!- You will be given things you want! They may be different things than what...
    sum1ab sum1ab 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Yes indeed I want to change some aspect of my life. My outlook on life,the person I aspire to be,the way I live my life. I am realizing some things I thought I love is harming me...
    temptedtotouch temptedtotouch 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 4

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    I definitely believe people come into your life for a reason and my guy, I'll call him D, always said the same thing. He broke up with me a week ago with zero explanation and...
    match4me match4me 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    People don't believe GOD exist for these reasons: 1- they are more into science 2- things happen in their life and they lost faith (basically weak in faith) 3-they are more of...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 26

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    IMPORTANT : I was raped at the age of 9 - Oprah Winfrey. I was in prison for 27 years - Nelson Mandela. I didn't even complete my University education - Billgates. I used to serve...
    sexysandra731 sexysandra731 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I guess I just felt like going to church.. so I said "I think I might go to church sunday" And she said. She would be so happy if I went. I thought she didnt care if I went or not...
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is actually 150 things about me. This was made by Nathan something from tumblr "150 cute questions" 1. Who was the last person you held hands with? -no one? 2. Are you...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F Jul 25

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    Spiritual Understanding Through Disassociation We all as humans live within a world of business because it involves production and sales which brings money for all to spend while...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M Aug 4

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    May The Lord guide me. I pray to him to have the Holy Spirit, to be covered in his blood (actually just means protection not literal), to heal others, do big things for him...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Some people do and do not believe in God. I personally do. People say there isn't any proof God exists but the also can't prove to me that he doesn't exist. People can ask...
    orangelily1234 orangelily1234 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 3

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    I believe in God, but I hate Him. I never thought I would say that but I do and I won't try to hide it. I am tired of all the blahblah in the Bible. The last days I tried to...
    Ourbad1 Ourbad1 22-25, F 12 Responses Aug 4

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    I never did believe in God. I remember the first time I ever heard about the concept. I was very young, sitting on the floor with a bunch of other kids, listening to some guy...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 4 Responses Aug 5

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    1. What is your name? Anna 2. How old are you? 15 3. Are you sure? Umm, yeah? 4. What is your earliest memory? My great-grandmother sleeping 5. What is your favourite alcoholic...
    UnicornsBlood UnicornsBlood 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    My story is true. I need help. I am so emotionally unstable. I haven't been able to talk to anyone about this. Please excuse the spelling and grammar, right now I am venting. I...
    mijudelacru mijudelacru 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    1. What is your name? Samantha! 2. How old are you? I am 15. 3. Are you sure? Yup, 5 days until I get my temps. 4. What is your earliest memory? My grandpas funeral. 5...
    sammanthaa sammanthaa 13-15, F a week ago

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    It’s all in the Bible; it’s just a matter of interpretation depending on your understanding of the technology of the day. 26 And God said, Let us make man in our image...
    Tapsalot Tapsalot 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Belief in God may be technically irrational, i.e. there is no proof God exists. However, by that reasoning, every scientific hypothesis ever thought of by man is also irrational as...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 12 Responses Aug 2

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