Importance Of Religion In Relationships

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Religion in Relationships
Many ask why they are who they are, how they became who they are, and what changed them. Someone becomes who they are by the people around which they surround themselves with and how they choose to take in what those around them are saying. Many people can just go with the flow and be the center of attention, while others have to go the extra mile to get into the “in crowd.” But should that stuff even matter? Shouldn’t it just be about what or who makes you happy? It should not matter, and it should be about who makes you happy. People construct their identities by the religion, morals, and manners of family members, friends, and peers and how they choose to reflect or reject their views to make them happiest
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My religion gives me strength and helps me withstand opposition. While my faith is very important to me, I do not bash those with different views or judge others who sin differently. I choose to live for Jesus Christ since He died for my sins. Knowing, this I can withstand any opposition that enters my path. Romans 8:31-32 says “ 31 What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? 32 He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?” (Bible Gateway). This bible verse helps me remain strong in my faith and helps me to stand up to anything that enters my path that may lead me to …show more content…
The core of my faith shapes my friendships because I choose friends based on the way they act and the morals they possess. People can be allowed in my inner circle of friends if they have the same morals. The way I conduct choosing my friends is based on how they act and speak. While I do not like to judge people, I do think choosing bad friends can potentially lead to a feeling of self-destruction. It can also lead a person to be more selective on their future friend choices. If a person is repeatedly getting in trouble and involved in drama, then it is probably because of the friend group they are hanging around. For example, I have had a certain friend who led me to do immoral things. After experiencing the pain that relationship caused me, I decided to better select which friends to trust. Evaluating beliefs of a friend can help determine if he/she should remain a predominant figure in your life. My Christian beliefs allow me to filter advice that does not align with my morals and manners. It is similar to the saying “if you are having marital problems, do not take advice from a divorced friend.” Although I do take most advice from my mom and other Christian figures in my life, I still ask my friends with different morals or religion about certain situations I am in. The way my religion has shaped my moral values has allowed me to open up to trusting people who share the similar morals to mine. It is

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