Here is my story:
When I was a kid I was raised as a Muslim. I went to an Islamic school and everything. So one day at this Islamic school I had a teacher who was quizzing us on our knowledge of the Quran(holy book). I was about 13 at the time. One question really got to me though. The teacher asked " Which people are guaranteed admittance into heaven.
Here is the referenced text
The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Abu Bakr will be in Paradise, ‘Umar will be in Paradise, ‘Uthmaan will be in Paradise, ‘Ali will be in Paradise, Talhah will be in Paradise, al-Zubayr will be in Paradise, ‘Abd al-Rahmaan ibn ‘Awf will be in Paradise, Sa’d will be in Paradise, Sa’eed will be in Paradise, and Abu ‘Ubaydah ibn al-Jarraah will be in Paradise.” (Narrated by al-Tirmidhi, 3680).
These people were still alive at the time. So I thought: 'is that life". Are these people done with everything and ready to move on. That was my first doubt. I started looking at other religions. I never wanted to leave the Abrahamic religions due to the fear of burning in hell. I thought that I would join either Christianity or Stay in Islamic faith. I studied Christianity for a long time. Then I came across E.A. Koetting. I then started listening to his content and reading this forum. i then decided to start an account and start posting.
I would love to hear your stories.