Reflective Essay On Trust In God

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By not implementing my anger toward Jesus and God, I can only assume that I would have expressed my deepened rage with the people I love most. Christ did not take away my sister’s diagnosis or bring my grandma back. He did not eliminate the problems of my life that caused me pain, but he was there for me even when I did not believe in Him and has now helped me come to peace with my life. Finally, I have come to realize that Jesus is “with you always, to the very end of the age” (Matthew 28:20) and that “God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out” (1 Corinthians 10:13). I became consumed with hate from Satan and forgot that God was still on my side throughout my trials. Without…show more content…
Looking back at my spiritual journey, I choose to distance myself from my faith. I had so much built up negative emotions that I then placed all my energy and focus into a worldly identity. Throughout middle and high school, I became obsessed with doing everything perfect and succeeding in everything that I did. I was not satisfied with any grade except for A’s, I became more stressed with soccer as I put so much pressure on myself to succeed, and I thought I needed to be perfect to make my parent proud which was so far from the truth. Furthermore, I had so many false principles of what being a follower of Jesus Christ meant. I thought that followers needed to be perfect and have such a high moral standard. However, since being at Biola, I have learned that to glorify God, be a follower of Jesus Christ, and to find my identity in Christ rather than worldly successes I can just be myself. God knows that as humans we are not perfect and all he desires is that I put Him at the center of all I do and show Him and others loves without judgment. My current chapter at Biola has allowed me to renew my relationship with God, and
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