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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 was recommended the Four Agreements and wanted to continue sharing on this experience since it's where I began. [Disclosure: I am a chemist by trade and new to psychology but I...
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    I really admire all Christian motorcycle ministries that reach out and minister to outlaw motorcycle clubs (1%er). These men and women have a special calling to share the love of...
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    Lord Jesus I have grown closer to you everyday of my life and my first priority is to worship you lord until the day im with you for eternity I will complete the task you have for...
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    "They say love is blind. I disagree. Infatuation is blind. Love is all-seeing and accepting. Love is seeing the flaws and blemishes and accepting them. Love is accepting the...
    Cherbelle Cherbelle 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    But unconditional love does not mean there are no conditions to love. That kind of unconditional love is selfish and self seeking. It is not the Love of Jesus!
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    The Angel I hold the locket close to my heart Everyday, those little moments The ones that come and pass If I could only stop time To hold onto what matters But the smile...
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    Love is such a strange thing. One minute your as free as can be, not a care in the world. But then you meet someone. A someone that makes you change your mind about things. A...
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    "We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection that grows from that offering with...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Love is crazy, pure and simple. It can send us into enormous highs then crush us with decimating lows. I'm writing this because, as is often the case, writing is cathartic for me...
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    I love the taste of spit. I don't really like my own spit but I do love others spit. I enjoy getting wet willies and I also enjoy getting spat on a lot. I dunno why. I just enjoy...
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This group may currently only have a few members, but the content is visible to non members all over the world. So I wish to address this message to those readers who are not...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Is it wrong to judge others? Why are people so against judging? Here are some thoughts about this question. I believe people are accountable for what they say and do. Im a sinner...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Do Not Be Afraid. There are many instances where God tells people not to be afraid, perhaps the first instance that we think about is where the Angel Gabriel spoke to Mary and...
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    What I said: Nothing. I avoided responding to the flirting, so he would get I wasn't insterested anymore. What I should have said: We tried considering each other as boyfriend and...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 18 mins ago

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    I run when I feel stressed. It seems to help. Don't get me wrong, I do it for the exercise too. My method: Run until you don't want to anymore, then keep running. Wait until your...
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    It's a new year, 2015!!! Yay! And with a new year we get to start all over, fresh, new, removal of dirt, a clean slate. The best way to start off the new year is asking Jesus...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I figured out Jesus. He saves the dead people. My mom said when there is death there is no hope left. Actually she sais while there is life there is still hope. I think not always...
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    When I debate non-believers, they frequently take a psychological approach to explain away my faith. For example, they will say "you simply believe because you inherited your faith...
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    If anybody sees this, please answer. It's a very serious question concerning my current "relationship" with the supposed Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I am not a Christian. I feel...
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    Called by God. I learned about God in my childhood, As a young child I attended Sunday school and loved reading the bible. It took me many years to really find God, and even more...
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    I am an unusually accepting person. Smoking, trashy, poor, saggy t -its, whatever . I hardly notice these things. I've been told I am unusually accepting. I befriended a mentally...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    I guess I've done some major exploring. And I'm a big mix up of contradictions. I'm a Christian. Do I attend church? I haven't in well over a year. I was a pastor's daughter (he...
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    No Particular Order: 1. Sonic Youth - Teenage Riot 2. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Spellbound 3. Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love 4. Arcade Fire - Rebellion (Lies) 5. The Pixies...
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    Jesus at the center of it allJesus at the center of it allFrom beginning to the endIt will always be, it's always been YouJesus, Jesus[x2]Nothing else matters,Nothing in this...
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    Who compares to You, who set the stars in their placeYou who calmed the raging seas, that came crashing over meWho compares to You, You who brings the morning lightThe hope of all...
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    Taylor is so amazing! her songs are wonderful! she writes her own songs and plays instruments, and I think she is a great role model for women, and she actually cares about her...
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    JESUS is my one and only miracle The miracles He gave to me, No one else can ever perform, The wretchedness from my mouth, May stain my soul, But the blessing I inherit from...
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    A man is stumbling through the woods, totally drunk, when he comes upon a baptism along the river bank. The drunk stumbles into the water, subsequently bumping into the preacher...
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    Does Jesus realllllllly want us to love our enemies and pray for those who hurt us ? Yes he does!!!! The Bible says that as sinners we were God's enemies and that while we were...
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    We want others to accept who we are, but sometimes, we, ourselves, have difficulty accepting the real us.
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    Last night, I did something I had no business doing, and I was soooo disappointed in myself. Spiritually it really messed with my soul. So I woke up this morning, feeling worse...
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    BeautifulButterfly68 BeautifulButterfly68 46-50, F Jan 4

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    I do strongly believe people should accept themselves as they are either it will prevent others accepting you or those who do accept you for who you are feel they are fighting a...
    EdwardIX EdwardIX 22-25, M Jan 11

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    I BELIEVE THAT THIS EXPERIENCE WAS CREATED TO BRING JUDGEMENT DAY QUICKER TO US... ONE WHO WORRIES WHY JESUS DOESN'T LOVE THEM IS ONE WITH A CONSTANT HEART...OR ONE WHO STRUGGLES...
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    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I accept you for who you are because I want others to accept me the way I am too :) Know that people are awesome just the way they are, no need to change. And if ever distance and...
    Seaspiritaria Seaspiritaria 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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