Top Ten Things Christians Struggle With
The Top Ten
The truth behind any religion is that it is based on faith. Faith is not factual. There are scientific possibilities in existence that allow for both sides of the debate to argue that the other side is wrong but the truth is that we don't have the proof and we (almost absolutely) never will. What many athiests fail to recognize is that their belief in there not being any afterlife or God is just that. A belief. They have "faith" that there is no God. That is all. They do not "know". Christians do not "know". They believe. We believe. I believe. And, no, having trust does not mean that we "know". I trust that there is a God. That is my faith. My religion. And if you don't believe in the same thing, then you have an equal, opposing religion. - BKAllmighty
Though I don't agree with Christianity, or any religion, I don't tell people of a religious stance that they're wrong. I don't like starting religious fights, and I don't waste my energy on them. - PositronWildhawk
Not to generalize, since most all my close friends are not Christian, but it is really hard to deal with being religious and having people constantly tell you that your beliefs are stupid and that you're wrong. - keycha1n
Karl Marx : " Religion is the opium of the people ".
Generalization hurts people no matter what the conversation is about. Christianity is certainly no different. - BKAllmighty
Sometimes were scared to die who knows where we are going
There's a certain misconception that when you accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior, you suddenly become sin-free. He simply gives you a chance to repent, not to be perfect. It also doesn't mean that sinning makes you less of a Christian, it just makes you human. - keycha1n
I have some personal problem that have been driving me crazy for years, I just want it to end.
For some reason or another, we get weak in the faith, we turn against God, we stop going to church... But in the end, His love prevails. I don't let a spiritual fall derail me, it's simply a chance to get closer to God when I come back. - keycha1n
A serious struggle in a Christian life is hypocrisy. We tend to preach and rebuke, and that makes it so that it seems we are not allowed to sin at all, or that we aren't allowed to fall away from God or forget praying before bed or a meal... It makes us hypocrites when we sin and we don't like acknowledging it, but it's true. - keycha1n
'If you do bad, bad will happen to you.' That's probably applicable for everyone. - Animefan12
I refuse to blame all the horror in life blindly on the thought that "God works in mysterious ways". I struggle with the idea that God would let evil things happen and just say it's because He's mysterious. I believe God weeps at the terrible state of the world, and that time will come when He does do something about it. - keycha1n
If god created satan and give us the choise to choose his creation ( satan ) how could it be wrong then? For your information, I don't believe in god or satan. I think that god's mysterious ways is just a fancy quote to say when you can't answer some questions or can't explain some things that are happening.
He does have mysterious ways. - Idkcats
God gives us the choice to choose Him or Satan. That's the only reason God created Satan. - Therandom
It is the Holy Spirit which interprets the word of God. You can read the same scriptures on different occasions and take something new from it every time. That is the beauty of the word of God.
Also, the word of God is very clear on homosexuality and touches on the issue of femininsm. I think it is important to remember though God loves the sinner, He does Hate the sin. And homosexuality and anything else which goes against the order of God is indeed Sin not a cultural difference. If you choose to adopt certain beliefs or values, please own it and ask God to show you rather than trying to change the Bible or its message to suit your own lifestyle or beliefs.
The Bible is correct in almost every way. But it is mostly misinterpreted and taken literally word per word. We have a different understanding of things and there is no right or wrong way of doing things as long as what you are doing does not deviate or violate the teachings of Christ.
Particularly about feminism and homosexuality. I could write paragraphs about both, but in the end, I believe it's just that it's an outdated book, and that Paul had some ungodly ideas about those subjects. - keycha1n
Yes, the Bible is very outdated on certain subjects, yet some still follow every single little sentence in that book. Just because it says it, it does not mean that you have to follow it blindly. - Alpha101
I don't know God's plan for me, so I don't know if my plans are according to His. Is this was God wants me to do with my life? I really don't know. - keycha1n
This one is a huge one for me - emily3232
Sometimes it doesn't seem like it's important to, and that's just the way it is. However, doing both pay off a lot in spiritual growth and maintaining your fatih. - keycha1n
There's always the temptation to steal, lie, and cheat. For everyone. But Christians struggle with this a lot because of the extra guilt that happens when we give in or simply the fact that we struggle with temptation at all. Of we're born again in Christ, why do I still want to sin sometimes? I don't know myself. - keycha1n
That's like fighting against human nature.
Wondering if you said the right thing, felt it enough in your heart, "if I was saved I wouldn't sin like this.", etc.
I am Christian yet I highly support lgbtq an is bisexual myself.
They 're slowing down the progressions and the education of science just because they are affraid that science will have the answer about life, the universe...and so on.
We can be very judgy :(
We can be judgemental sometimes :(
Letting go can be the hardest, yet most rewarding thing we can do.
This doesn’t just apply to Christianity, but other religions as well. Some religious groups can’t leave each other alone.