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If God keeps testing me and I keep failing, why keep testing?

  1. getitrite profile image79
    getitriteposted 2 years ago

    If God keeps testing me and I keep failing, why keep testing?

    If God keeps causing me to endure unbearable tragedies in order to test my faith, and every time I FAIL, what is the point of continuing to put further tragedies upon me? Being omnipotent, does He not know, by now, that every time He does this I will lose my faith in Him? Is He just trying to goad me into cursing Him, so that I will be condemned forever? 

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  2. jonnycomelately profile image81
    jonnycomelatelyposted 2 years ago

    In relation to "God," I doubt the ability of the human mind to think rationally.

    1. getitrite profile image79
      getitriteposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      True, Jonny

  3. Austinstar profile image86
    Austinstarposted 2 years ago

    Why do you think god is testing you? Everyone goes through difficulties in life. Crap happens to us all.
    Stop trying to rely on god to fix whatever problems you are having. Do what you need to do to help yourself and your family. Prayer isn't going to work. Blame isn't going to work.
    If you cannot fix things yourself, then seek help from real humans and not some invisible sky daddy.

    1. getitrite profile image79
      getitriteposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Lela, I should have wrote this question in third person instead of first person.  I want to know why believers still hold on to this illogical concept. I don't believe in any divine entities.

    2. Austinstar profile image86
      Austinstarposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      The question was phrased in the first person, so that is how I responded.

  4. connorj profile image76
    connorjposted 2 years ago

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    Did your earthly "fadder" ever give up on you? Perhaps he was relentless until you learned? Then again he is your earthly fadder and is not as loving as your other Father...

    1. getitrite profile image79
      getitriteposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      John, this is the type of evasive folly I expected to hear from believers.  I guess terms like "omniscience" have no real meaning to you, huh?

    2. connorj profile image76
      connorjposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You are correct; the older I become the less I know. Yet I do indeed believe; although, I certainly can only pray for you to eventually come around too...

    3. jonnycomelately profile image81
      jonnycomelatelyposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Your own beliefs are also a little mixed up to, I perceive:  "I am not a Conservative (far from it; after all I am a practicing Catholic)"  is a laughable contradiction.  It's like thinking a person who is Catholic is  not superstitious.

  5. cjhunsinger profile image74
    cjhunsingerposted 2 years ago

    You sound like an aspiring Atheist. Your capacity to reason should soon set in and you will be Atheistic.  It is the only reasonable path in life as  contrived fear and guilt are detrimental to the human mind.

    1. getitrite profile image79
      getitriteposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Actually, it was these kinds of illogical concepts that drove me to atheism.  I am, in fact, an atheist.

    2. celafoe profile image64
      celafoeposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      since you are an atheist, then GOD is not testing you. He has washed his hands of you and you are in the devils domain.  his purpose is to destroy you before you can get to Christ

    3. Austinstar profile image86
      Austinstarposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I think the point of the question is why would anyone keep believing in a god if it kept testing them over and over again. And of course, you will say that it is not god that is doing the testing. But you always forget that god can stop it and doesnt

    4. jonnycomelately profile image81
      jonnycomelatelyposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You are funny Charlie.   All these years and you still have people listening to your religious rant.   And still in fear of the make-believe.

    5. getitrite profile image79
      getitriteposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Charlie, I see that even though it is the 21st century, some people still need to hold on to ancient beliefs in imaginary phantoms, that are only within the pages of fairy tales.  Laughable but ultimately disturbing.

 
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