Personal Statement : God Is My God Essay

1120 Words Nov 15th, 2016 5 Pages
I believe in something greater than myself, something that created the mountains, seas, and skies. It gives me strength when I need it, guides me when I feel lost, helps me through my ups and downs, and leads me through tough situations. I believe in God. God is my everything.
It is through the symbol of the cross that I am reminded daily of the sacrifice given to all who choose to accept it. I believe a belief in the cross unites thousands of people with a hope in something greater than themselves. For those who believe, the cross reminds us of the sacrifice one man was willing to do and that belief can humble every believer, bend every knee of those who place their faith in it.
At first, I believed because my parents took me to church and told me it was the right thing to do. Through that foundation and various experiences, whether at church, playing sports, at school or interacting with friends, I have grown to experience how God can me made real in my life.. For example, my belief in God has given me courage. A courage that allowed me to stand up for a good friend when others where speaking very poorly of her. I prayed that God would give me the words, temperament, and compassion, and my words might have a positive impact on this horrible situation. Because I believe, I felt God’s Spirit guiding me and was able to stand up for her, and even though the words and actions of the others were not erased, my friend felt reaffirmed and didn’t allow the meanness of others…

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