The Pros And Cons Of Christianity And Christianity

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There was a time when I thought going to church was boring. I didn’t like the thought of waking up early or singing Christian songs once we got to church. It wasn’t my cup of tea. I thought that going to church was pointless. Sometimes I either played on my phone or just fell asleep at church during the service because it never crossed my mind that God was watching. I would always find an excuse to tell my mom so I didn’t have to go to church. It was either I’m too tired, or a I don’t feel like going. Now going to church and learning about the word of God is important to me. I look back on how I use to behave before to what I am now and there is a big difference. I’ve accepted Jesus as my Lord and Savior, I got baptized and I’m learning more …show more content…
I thought that being a Christian lead to a boring life. I thought that being a Christian was so boring that the only thing that Christians did was stay home and read the bible or go to church. I was afraid of what my friends would think. I thought that if following God would make me lose my friends, then I didn’t want to be a part of being Christian. I had friends that liked to party, get drunk, and smoke weed. School wasn’t a priority to them. Skipping school or smoking before class was the life for them. Overall, they were just bad. I felt like that wasn’t me. It felt as if I was in a dark tunnel and at the end was a light that no matter how much I walked toward it, I never got close to it. So I slowly started pulling myself from them and that’s when I became friends with Ariana. When she started getting involved with God, she talked about Him and His word a lot. It seemed like she had a one on one relationship with God. My friends that were Christians always seemed so “chill” and happy. I kind of got jealous because I couldn’t get that relationship with God, but then it was because I didn’t try to. I’d try to read his word but I would always find it boring. I didn’t know …show more content…
It was the best feeling ever. Before I got baptized, I was so nervous, my hands were shaking like crazy. I kept thinking what if I fail him and mess up. What if I lose my way? Ariana texted me saying how proud she was of me for taking this step. I felt this instant relief when I read her text. It was words I needed to read. It was then my turn to get baptized. I remember walking into the warm water and feeling nervous once again. Pastor Alan said my name to the congregation and then he said a prayer before he baptized me. He then held me gently while I went underwater. When I came back up I felt relieved, as if I was wiped clean from all the sinful things I’ve done. The emptiness I once felt was now filled with the Holy Spirit. The darkness now became light. I was no longer blinded by the things that I wanted instead I looked to the things that I needed. I was willing to let God take control of my life because if I stayed with the control then I would lose myself. I was willing to trust Him and put my faith in Him. I joined everyone that went to the service and waited patiently while the other people that made the same decision as I get baptized. Once everyone was baptized, the church group started singing. When they started singing, I remember I looked up and I started singing and crying. I couldn’t control my tears. I felt like I was crying a river. It wasn’t tears of sadness. Instead it was tears of joy. I lifted my hands up to praise

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