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I Am Christian (baptist)

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    I Have Strong Christian Beliefs And Values. I'm Extremely Old Fashioned!

    Hello I am a lady in my 40's. I'm married and we have a teenage daughter. When I was little we went to a little Baptist Church and then the pastor died so we went to a "Church of God" for a while. Then I didn't go to church on a regular basis until I was a young adult but I...
    angelofmidwest angelofmidwest 41-45 Aug 3, 2011

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    I Adore the Church I Have Now!

    i attend a small but functional church. my uncle is the pastor. my entire family goes there. for now anyways. in about two weeks maybe my aunt and uncle and there four kids (my cousins ) are moving to texas. my uncle just got a good job there and he will be pastoring a churhc who...
    puppyluv6594 puppyluv6594 16-17, F Jun 27, 2008

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    Question

    I have a question to ask of you all. I am not giving details. I want your opinions and bible verses to back it up. Why is it wrong for races to intermarry?
    jesussaves2013 jesussaves2013 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2013

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    God Helps Me Get The Wins In Lifes Day To Day Wars

     I gave up on people I said people are bad I got sick of people.And one day I was going home from work and I looked and man had a sign god did not give up on you .not all people are bad
    gods4me gods4me 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 6, 2010

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    I love my old hymnal,

    which was given to me when the Baptist church got some new ones. It is slightly dilapidated but filled with wonderful songs about the Lord and His faithfulness. A Mighty Fortress Is Our God Great Is They Faithfulness O For A Thousand Tongues When I Survey The Wondrous Cross...
    GreenButtercup GreenButtercup 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Sexuality Vs Spirituality

    I Am Christian because I was raised within that faith.  My family was brought up in church and I was happy to attend church faithfully.  But when I went off to college, I began straying away from God.  I would join churches and event frequent Mass services at my...
    Godinme Godinme 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2009

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    Just Tired Of Crying

    I am the mom to an only child..a son. I was unable to conceive so my husband and I adopted. We felt like it was such a blessing that God had given us this child. But fast forward almost 20 years and I am ashamed to say that I have prayed that God take him or me. My child become...
    momlookingforanswers momlookingforanswers 46-50 1 Response Aug 2, 2012

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    When God Sent A Queen To Me

    I was going to my ladys apt. and a lady came up to me and said you need gods in your life . I said  baby I need you because we was very good looking.She said do not go stop that Lady is a bad lady and she will hurt  you .she was on the money That lady tryed to kill me...
    gods4me gods4me 56-60, M Jun 6, 2010

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    I Love Jesus

    I am a christian and I guess you can call be baptist but I don't put much value in that becasue the important thing is I love Jesus. I don't love him like I want to and I am striving to be more like him and to do the things that he has commanded us to do. It is so hard and I...
    guerrillasaint guerrillasaint 26-30 Feb 4, 2011

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    I Am A Christian Nudist - Say What!

    I am a member of a baptist church, saved through God's grace and the death of his son Jesus. I believe that Jesus died for my sins, and that he rose from the grave, and through his death, my sins have been forgiven. I also believe that the bible is God's word, written by men...
    nytro44 nytro44 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    How And Angel Saved My Mom!

    As a young child I had been to church a few times here and there and even though i was young enough to go to the kids session I always stayed with the adults. I remember being infatuated with God... imagine a man that is perfect and fair and LOVES everybody even those that...
    tybird2011 tybird2011 18-21, F Feb 11, 2011

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    Bible Believing

    I am a Bible Believing Baptist. we are a small group, not large like southern baptist. we are all spread out over the country. basically we believe what is written in the King James verison. we believe the is the true inspired Word of God. i now attend a small church in newport...
    ashleylynn ashleylynn 18-21 May 11, 2010

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    The Closest To What I Believe...

    ...is in the belief statements of British and Canadian Baptist churches. (Southern Baptist is a little different, slightly stricter IMO.) But I don't like the sort of churches that discredit the gifts of the Holy Spirit. And, that Westboro place would certainly not be my scene...
    GreenButtercup GreenButtercup 36-40, F 1 Response May 29, 2012

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    Southern Baptist

     i love my lil church !! it is so amazing the people there are amazing .. I dont know how else to explain it ...  I do believe this is the longest ive ever went to church  in one time frame and i highly doubt ill ever leave now .. I love them all so much !!
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2007

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    I Am A Free Will Baptist

    I am a Free will Baptist, but more than that a child of God. I want to connect with other christians and not have to feel as if I was wrong for my beliefs. God takes care of me and like Paul I am content with what he has given me. Forgie me if I do not share more until I feel...
    grandmadolittle grandmadolittle 66-70, F Nov 5, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I would like to meet other people here who are Christians. I am not the kind of Christian who likes to argue and debate. I'm pretty mild, and am here to encourage others in their...
    Annie107 Annie107 31-35, F 13 hrs ago

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    I Am A Christian Nudist I am a member of a baptist church, saved through God's grace and the death of his son Jesus. I believe that Jesus died for my sins, and that he rose from...
    nytro44 nytro44 51-55, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've decided that I want to share my story and witness to others who are going or have already gone through the same situation as me and the ultimate pain of divorce. I recently...
    Better32 Better32 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    "The principle of Christianity is the conditions of the Heart towards God. And that's the thing that we like to concentrate on: is to know a brother, not by the church he belongs...
    jemdl21 jemdl21 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Haven't posted in a while... lots of stuff happened xD. Recently I've been going through a period where I feel like God isn't real, and that he never was, but I'm hanging on by a...
    evie2001 evie2001 13-15, F 5 Responses 55 mins ago

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    I am a follower of Jesus Christ with a Baptist background while I am also a nudist. I do not believe that simply being naked is sin. My body was made in God's image and therefore...
    EastTNNudist EastTNNudist 18-21, M Sep 9

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    I'm a Christian, and I don't even like a lot of Christians. I will give it to atheists/agnostics/others that the VAST majority of proclaimed "Christians" are horrible examples of...
    jameshottie jameshottie 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 26

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    A Christian is not a tool, or some kind of a mechanical wrench to a great big religious regime. A Christian is not some kind of tool that keeps a religious organization moving. A...
    jemdl21 jemdl21 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    One of the books that has and continues to make a significant impact on my life is "The Big Book of Christian Mysticism : The Essential Guide to Contemplative Spirituality" by Carl...
    reb0rn reb0rn 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    THE ULTIMATE BATTLE OF GOOD OVER EVIL? I have been posting in another Christian group on Facebook regarding ISIS/ISIL and a discussion has grown around my comment that now is the...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Aug 27

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    Going from Christian to Atheism. When I was growing up in South Texas, I grew up in a non-practicing Christian family. My mother was originally a Catholic, but she left the church...
    Fri1991 Fri1991 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I am not young. I have never been married. It is so hard to be a not-young Christian single! Other Christians don't really know what to make of me. Christians often believe that...
    lynnieruns lynnieruns 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Ugggg in on a trip for 3 months with a bunch of Christians and they are constantly judging each other and trying to shame the other person. They have to be heard on everything and...
    Justdez Justdez 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    The Bible. Christians take it too focused, and Atheists take it too unrealistic. What is the link? Is there any? YES!! If you look deep enough, Christians believe in atheist...
    Crayzelle Crayzelle 70+, M 6 days ago

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    The Christian Response to Mental Illness "I was sick and you visited me; in prison and you came to me..." (Matthew 25:36) Someone with a mental health problem is both sick and in...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    If you claim to be a follower of Christ and bear his name, I want to challenge you to remember what that means. I'm tired of hearing atheists complain because of Christians...
    JustAGuyinFL JustAGuyinFL 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Just when you thought the Dark Ages and the Inquisition were over, Christian "Witch"-hunting in Africa today.Video footage of mob violence in Western Africa. A group of people...
    innosflew innosflew 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I would like to tell how i became a Christian. I was eight years of age when i put my trust in the Lord Jesus Christ i had been brought up in a Christian home and was taken to...
    Redeemed02 Redeemed02 66-70, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm a christian and the devil is playing games with me. He turned me against my family, made my family say hurtful things to me. He would also attack me physically as well as...
    Xcinderella Xcinderella 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Am I? I don't even know. I really don't know. I want to believe and be a christian, but I don't. I know inside that it isn't true...but I wish I believed it was true anyway. Even...
    thefluffyclouds thefluffyclouds 13-15, F 15 Responses Aug 24

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    Let me run you through a scenario. Imagine a United States that has 5 Atheists for every 1 Christian. Imagine one day that the Atheists say that they do not want the Bible to be...
    Sgm51ngc5194 Sgm51ngc5194 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    See my father is Christian and wants me to be Christian I told him no that I won't believe in his bullshit my gf is Wiccan and with that religion I've always felt right believing...
    Vlad6666 Vlad6666 18-21, M Sep 8

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    What if the story of Christianity, as we know it, was absolutely false? What if Christianity was created to separate the baseless faith into a "God" that shows no action but...
    LightlySaltedSalmon LightlySaltedSalmon 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I'm a Christian that struggles with depression and self-harm, among other things. People have said that I'm not a Christian, because of these things, but I think these things make...
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F 6 Responses Sep 9

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    You know what's hard? Trying be a good Christian but you know you're gay. What's harder? Devolving a crush on your Christian friend. Haha life sucks :)
    kp4w kp4w 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Worldwide, Christians are not only ridiculed but often, in more extremist countries where Christians are a minority, persecuted. Why does no one seem to care?
    louisthepearl louisthepearl 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 21

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    The family is the core of Jewish society and a centre of it's religious life. If the home is strong in Jewish values, stable and healthy, then all of Jewish life and all of it's...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I was raised RC. Many of my father's relatives were in the church and I once considered taking vows. But as I grew older I began to question things about Christianity. I'm not...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    I am at a point that if you tell me you're a Christian I'm not going to be open to you. It's a mean thing maybe but I'm finding that many of them are delusional. Like you can't...
    Sacryfice Sacryfice 26-30, F Aug 31

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    I Am a Christian and I love having a GREAT relationship with God and His Son my Lord Savior Jesus Christ but I'm constantly fighting my flesh and demons. I get sooo disappointed in...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 3

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    I'd prefer to have opinions/advice from Christians only for this one & specifically for this matter anyone, Christian or not please save the negative comments. I really can't deal...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 10 Responses a week ago

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    "So faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God."(Romans 10:17 WEB)Understanding and applying faith is essential in our fellowship and following of Jesus the Christ.Here...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've been a Christian for almost 13 years (age 29 when I accepted Christ). I never had any sudden transformation when I became a Christian. My faith grew when I walked the darkest...
    tracylpiatt tracylpiatt 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Okay I understand it I just don't get the same call to arms to defend it. Perhaps if I was truly a Christian I would. By any means today I have youth group......and someone pointed...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 1 day ago