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I Accept and Love Others As Jesus

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    I Accept the Person, Not the Action

    I think there is a fine line between accepting people FOR their faults and actually accepting the fault itself.  I feel like Christianity has been through two opposite extremes in the last century. Back in the days of my parents and grandparents, Christianity was much more...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M Jun 27, 2008

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    I love you Jesus and i don't know what ta do right now I just wonna here encouragement and I'm always encouraging others but I'm really the one who needs it I feel so stressed out...
    DangBobby DangBobby 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 4

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    What I learned: Be your own hero. Reflect and apply what you’ve learned to your life, today. Work at forgiving yourself and others for being flawed human beings who must learn...
    AppleJacks10 AppleJacks10 26-30, F Jul 27

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    Well I think I am weird in many respects, so I try to accept all the different kind of weirdness! LOL! Though I wish more people to be accepting of each other, I don't think the...
    amanyadava amanyadava 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 21

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    August 18. Valuing this Moment. "Detachment involves present moment living - living in the here and now. We allow life to happen instead of forcing and trying to control it. We...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    YOU NEED TO SEE THIS… IM A CHRISTIAN AND I LOVEEE GAY PEOPLE!!!!!! That's right I believe that Christ was born, lived a perfect life, died on the cross for my sins, was buried...
    abbyseaney abbyseaney 16-17, T 6 Responses Aug 1

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    It baffles me why people live in such a pretend world where they only show the best of themselves but hide all their flaws, why can't we just be real, what's the need for this...
    SirWinston89 SirWinston89 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Falling in love with Jesus is the best thing I've ever done... In his arms I feel protected...
    kissssmykiki kissssmykiki 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    Pharrell-Williams-Happy-2013-1200x1200 I believe that the secret to happiness is looking within. I received some advice from an old friend once that said, “You can’t ask...
    enriqueclasico enriqueclasico 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love life, and I have a few basic principles that I live by: Smile - everyday. Don't hold grudges. Make time for love. Love yourself, love others. Make partners feel...
    ConcreteSleeper ConcreteSleeper 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    COLLISION To every one whom is reading this, please don’t take it for granted, it tells a very sensitive subject of mine and somewhere hurtful, i hope you’ll like it for it is...
    samaien samaien 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Jesus Christ is our savior and I love him with all my heart!
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I want others to accept that I make funny faces in my selfies :) here's a picture haha
    whitneybaca whitneybaca 16-17, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    In Matthew 16:18, Jesus says, "You are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church." For centuries, this was read in a perfectly straightforward way, but since the Reformation...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone 61-65, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've only been on for two days and I already love all of you.
    Spirex Spirex 16-17, M 3 Responses 27 mins ago

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    I want to delight my self in The Lord. I am so prone to wonder from the God I love. I want to just be onset and obedient to Him but I'm very week at this
    andrewbartlett2333 andrewbartlett2333 26-30, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    MORE FLAWS THAN I CAN COUNT. Where do I begin? I'm far from perfect. Yet, I've tried to be the best person that I could possibly be. First, I'm short. I'm only 5 ft, 2 in. and...
    EmmaSylvester EmmaSylvester 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    There we were, on the ninth hole tee. Huhammad was lining up with his driver and Jesus was sitting on the cart sipping a Budweiser. I'd been holding back, but I finally asked...
    BigbadGus BigbadGus 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    A few years ago I was a real "on fire" Christian. I had just accepted Jesus fully as Lord and Saviour and I wanted my life to be led by him. I ran a couple of Christian groups on...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    August 21. Detaching in Relationships. When we first become exposed to the concept of detachment, many of us find it objectionable and questionable. We may think that detaching...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    August 10. Letting Go of Perfection. "As I journey through recovery, more and more I learn that accepting myself and my idiosyncrasies — laughing at myself for my ways — gets...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 11

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    A massive chunk of my twenty three years in this world was spent searching for love by making others happy at the expense of my own comfort. In this post, I explore and express my...
    AMM1849 AMM1849 22-25, F Jul 29

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    No one should have to change for anybody - the expectation in itself is a severe stressor in a person's life (ie. the one with the expectation). Like many other women before me I...
    Polly73 Polly73 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 10

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    One of the biggest issues we have in life is that people tend to care a lot more than they should about others opinion. Like just because someone thinks different than you doesn't...
    PeaceAtSoul PeaceAtSoul 16-17, T 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I've come all this way to realize when we Christians debate with other religions or people who don't believe we all think were right, we all want to be right, we all want to know...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    This is not a poem. Neither it is a novel story or some sort of anecdote. This is a simply advice from the author to anyone who thinks that his or her life is not worth of living...
    Craney1 Craney1 31-35 3 days ago

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    Colossians 3:12-14: Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Sometimes it's hard for people to accept you. Actually all the time. It's a huge problem in our society today. Being a teenager I feel it's harder now. We are trying to figure who...
    lportra24 lportra24 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 8

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    August 4. Vulnerability. "I've learned that the more vulnerable I allow myself to be, the more in control of myself I really am." —Anonymous Many of us feel that we can only...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 4

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    That is latin for, "Remember you will die." I am not scared of death. I used to be. Very touchy subject. People die everyday. We are powerless in it's pursuit. While we are here on...
    GarnetRoses GarnetRoses 22-25, F Aug 12

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    Love is a tricky thing. It varies in intensity and in the specificity of emotions. It is sometimes the most beautiful thing in the world and, at other times, it’s the most horrid...
    Oasisdawn3 Oasisdawn3 18-21, F Jul 22

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    JESUS AND SATAN ARE HAVING A CONVERSATION... Jesus and Satan were having an ongoing argument about who was better on his computer. They had been going at it for days, and God was...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 28

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    DON'T TAKE THE BAIT: I am a Christian and I am not ashamed to say Jesus comes first in my life. Life has been difficult during this last year, it has been my first year of a new...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yes...just when I had accepted that I would live the rest of my life alone, I found love. AND...not JUST love, but that true, deep, unconditional love I had always believed existed...
    midagehippie midagehippie 56-60 15 hrs ago

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    I talk to people from all walks of life on EP, I recently started talking to this guy, who is a christian and deeply loves Jesus! I was going through struggles and trying to fight...
    Rachael95 Rachael95 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    They're two things you want to always have. The news and your Bible. my dad taught me that a while back. This will help you Greatly!!!! if you turn to Revelations and compare the...
    Jbt619 Jbt619 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 11

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    It seems I continue to update lessons in life that I have learned along the way, including but not limited to the following:....You cannot nor should you try to sway anyone to do...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I have a friend who lives four hours away who is interested in astral travel. We tried an experiment where I would travel to her room and look on her nightstand. She would place...
    curioustraveler5 curioustraveler5 56-60, M 5 hrs ago

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    Since a very young age I've known that I am precisely what the other girls with their average faces and silky hair full of potential whispered about to their carbon copy friends...
    pretendingagain pretendingagain 13-15, F 41 mins ago

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    JESUS & THE ROBBER A robber breaks into a home and hears a voice say, "Jesus is watching you." Startled, he asks, "Who said that?" Again, the voice says, "Jesus is watching you...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Sometimes I don't know why I bother so much, trying to fit in. But when it's said and done, I still try to fit in. It hurts me everytime. I know I've always been the odd one out of...
    bezelbufu bezelbufu 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I have come to realize that I am not accepted by those I love the most, my family and now have decided that I am not going to spend my time worrying about what they think of me...
    quietbeauty quietbeauty 31-35, F Aug 2

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    I went to a empty church 2 weeks ago. I'm not sure who owns the Church or who is the pastor of that Church and not sure what they named that Church too! Only two ladies are still...
    MysteriousBlu10 MysteriousBlu10 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    FINDING JESUS A Sunday school teacher is concerned that his students might be a little confused about Jesus, so he asks his class, "Where is Jesus today?" Steven raises his hand...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 9

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    Jesus spoke to me last night..All I know is I better prepare for what's to come ! Many people don't know what's its like to have Jesus in their life..what a benefit. I don't get...
    Incubusbunny Incubusbunny 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I'm sure most of us have been guilty in letting others here dictate our moods or how we feel about ourselves.. I soon learnt when I came here being over sensitive is a danger to...
    primnproper primnproper 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    You know, just a little place for people that love to break religious rules. I love being a sinner!! But really. Why is the way I live my life affecting you? What's it to you that...
    MarmaladeMcRave MarmaladeMcRave 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago