Maybe your statement that you're trying to believe means you don't believe that. Q: ... You can’t put God in a test tube and “prove” He exists, the way you can a chemical; God is far greater than that. He is the general editor of The Gospel Project, and the author of multiple books, including Rethink Your Self, This Is Our Time, Eschatological Discipleship, and Gospel Centered Teaching.You can follow him on Twitter, … Lauren Berg. It's part of being an adult. So don’t dismiss your objections easily. Archived. But you can know Him, by giving your life to Jesus Christ — and that is the greatest discovery you’ll ever make. You are responsible to believe, but you can't believe. 14. If you just said the prayer above or similar things to Jesus, or you have questions about having faith in Jesus, let me invite you to use the form below to talk with one of our mentors. I tell myself that I don't know everything. I need more than just people telling me it's right or just following some book that could have easily been just written for manipulation. I want to believe in God but I don’t know how. The reason I'm going through a rocky time is because I lack faith. I can't do it. There is no proof outside the Bible that the Bible is 100% truth. Don’t just walk away thinking because you have questions, because there are inconsistencies or paradoxes, that all this God stuff must be made up. I want there to be something after death. What you're toying with is switching from being an … A third time he blurted out, “I don’t want to talk about God. You're dead! It is a sign of just the opposite, it is a sign that you are engaging your faith. I want to experience a different type of self-consciousness. You think it really is your job ultimately and finally to do it, and maybe I could relieve you of that burden. Trevin Wax is senior vice president of theology and communications at LifeWay Christian Resources and a visiting professor at Wheaton College. I can't believe the Bible is inerrant. You're supposed to give it some time — even years. I don’t believe in God.” Finally it dawned on me: This hurting man really did want to talk about God. I would ask, why do you need to believe. I keep being told to pray, that it's only through God that I'll be able to find happiness. It was a perfect day. I can't believe in the trinity. Posted by 5 years ago. People say, "Oh us humans just can't understand the concept" but I feel like that's an excuse when you can't think of a good reason for me to believe in it. You know that better than anybody. It makes no sense to me. Tomorrow, millions of Christians will celebrate the most startling event in human history — the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. You are commanded to believe, yes, you are. So just believing in God … But likewise, don’t dismiss God easily. I want to believe in God, but I just can't. Close. There are agnostic believers, who believe in God but can't be 100% sure, and there are agnostic atheists, like me, who don't believe there are any Gods, but can't say for certain that there aren't. For example, Satan and his demons believe that God exists , but they also hate God. Only through him will I finally find a job again. I want to believe in God, but I just can't. Although I want it, that doesn't mean I believe it. I want to believe in God, but I just can't quite get there. So just believing in God doesn’t really mean anything. Since he wouldn’t drop the subject, I asked carefully, “Tell me about this God you don’t believe in.” He was happy to oblige. Get used to not having a definitive answer, and still needing to make every day the best day you can make it. 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