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    The devil doesn't come to you with his red face

    and horns, he comes to you disguised as everything you've ever wanted.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 45 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    Purify my heart Let me be

    as gold And precious silver Purify my heart Let me be as gold Pure gold Refiner's fire My heart's one desire Is to be Holy Set apart, for You Lord I choose to be Holy Set apart, for You my Master Ready to do Your Will
    Melody98 Melody98 16-17, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I'm having a difficult time with my religious

    beliefs and sexuality. I've always considered myself a Christian. But from a young age I can remember being attracted to girls. I'm 25 now and thought I'd eventually grown out of my attraction. It hasn't happened yet and I strongly prefer women over men. I don't date much...
    CaraT90 CaraT90 22-25, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    Today while I was on my lunch break,

    I saw a woman on a corner begging for money to buy something to eat.I stopped and looked for a while at how many people were just passing her by.Not even a look.I saw that with each group of people that passed by she would hang her head down.I felt something pushing me to buy her...
    RafaReu RafaReu 22-25, M 20 Responses Oct 2, 2014

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    BeccaK1 BeccaK1 16-17, F 6 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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    Scientists in our world have not found a way to

    bring live to something. A lot of science has explained a lot of events and theories have been started.The other day a neighbor child asked a question about what happens when one dies and is cremated?Good question science have found out that the remains are dust . So then...
    justmyskin justmyskin 56-60, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Lord my God, I will praise you forever.

    Psalm 30:13 ( In the Bible )
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I remember when I was little,

    my sunday school teacher would tell us to talk to Jesus whenever we get a chance. I would come home after church and lock my bedroom door and sit on the ground beside my bed. I'd end up talking to Jesus like He was right there with me. I'd be asking Him how he was and what...
    Melody98 Melody98 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So I know homosexuality is a topic

    that is talked and argued a lot around many churches. I know some accept them, some are indifferent to them, and some can't accept them. I honestly don't know how I feel about homosexuality. I know one of the churches I go to, they kicked out one of the youth because she came...
    Melody98 Melody98 16-17, F 28 Responses 1 day ago

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    Does anyone else find it a bit hypocritical

    that atheists say Christians try to 'force' the gospel and our beliefs on them and at the same time they try to 'convince' us to be like them and that the Bible is fake. Just a thought...
    girlinthecity girlinthecity 18-21, F 26 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    "The pain you feel now can't compare to the joy

    that is coming." I use this verse a lot in order to remind myself that there is something greater than this coming. There will be a time where all of this pain would have been worth it. Where I'd experience a joy greater than any pain or burden in my heart.
    sycrow177 sycrow177 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    At Time's I Am Ashamed.

    When I joined this group I thought I was doing the right thing but now I have to wonder. I would read when a new story was posted but stopped doing it as much because it just made my blood pressure go up too many time's. I havenot responded to much because after reading a post...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 27 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    Snigglefluffy Snigglefluffy 46-50, M 49 Responses Mar 28, 2013

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    Tonight my faith was tested!

    I was going through something, and I just broke down. It was just to much all at once. I was going to do something that I knew wasn't going to help the situation. So instead I turned to the Bible. Started reading scriptures, it worked, but I needed more . So I did the only...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    im a devoted christian

    but I met a man who is not a christian. my church life was weakened even bible study n prayer were lessen too. I also sinned alot. we had premarital sex before getting married. now im married with him n prior to our wedding I was pregnant already (which I only knew a month after...
    tmd91 tmd91 31-35, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    When church history is studied

    and compared to the way Jewish Christians went about their daily live when the Gospel was being published, what we now is so foreign to those days it is almost unrecognisable. They loved another in obedience to what they made been taught by Jesus, there was no competition...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    jemdl21 jemdl21 16-17, F 16 Responses Jul 2, 2014

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    What Being A Christian Means To Me

    “When I say... "I am a Christian" I'm not shouting "I'm clean livin'." I'm whispering "I was lost, Now I'm found and forgiven." When I say... "I am a Christian" I don't speak of this with pride. I'm confessing that I stumble and need Christ to be my guide. When I...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 11 Responses Jul 1, 2013

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    It's 2015! Yay! LoL It is DEFINITELY a Blessing

    to be here to welcome the new year, but as Christians, let's welcome a new mindset for 2015. What's the FIRST thing you do when you wake up in the morning? ESPECIALLY on Monday mornings lol? Complain, grumpy, tired, hating the day before it even starts? Oh and let's not...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 1

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    I really hope that my future husband is staying

    pure for me and keeps me in his mind. I'm praying for him and I can't wait to meet him! Anyone else feel this way?
    totallytori totallytori 16-17, F 22 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    Jesus answered, "I am the way

    and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. In one complete statement all those that hold to the lie that they are the official voice alone for Biblical truth are cut shreds. Neither the Papacy, Mormons or Jehovahs Witnesses have anything...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    stuckd stuckd 18-21, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Not trying to be rude,

    simply curious. If God is omnipotent, and knows the future, doesnt that mean that everything that happens is part of his plan/will? Does that mean that anything Satan does is also part of Gods plan?
    guitarspro guitarspro 18-21, M 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I Dreamed I Had An Interview With God

    "So you would like to interview me?" Asked God "If you have the time," I said. God smiled,  " My time is eternity...." What questions do you have in mind for me? What surprises you the most about mankind? God answered, That they get bored...
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 49 Responses Mar 31, 2008

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    A Small Piece Of My Personal Testimony.

    Yesterday, I received an unexpected message here on EP from someone who had seen some of my previous stories in this group and wanted to express their appreciation for the things that I'd written. Afterward, they shared their personal testimony with of how they came to know the...
    Intelligently Intelligently 31-35, F 18 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    What will happen to the people

    who are not Christians but accept Jesus as Divine?
    abp62626 abp62626 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I'm a Christian Who Happens to Be Transgender

    i am a Christian who also happens to be transgender. Not the other way around. A christian who also happens to be a transexual woman. i know and feel the presence of God in my life everyday. As any who read my stories you will readily see that i am not perfect. i am...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 102 Responses Feb 4, 2009

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    Is suicide a sin? Can someone go to hell

    for taking their own life? :'( I have problems with my mom and I don't think I can spend another day in this house. I thought about it tonight.. and i just need to know if i God will forgive me for taking my own life.. Will he?
    MsPik94 MsPik94 18-21, F 17 Responses 2 days ago

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    As part of my faith, I just began practising

    fasting. For the first time I managed 24 hours without food this past Sunday. It's amazing how much you can contemplate when you go without food by choice. It was not what I would call a perfect fast, but at least it was a step in the right direction for me. and my timing couldn...
    ElJuan35 ElJuan35 22-25, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    GODS Blessings

    FOR 12YRS MY HUSBAND AND I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO HAVE A CHILD.SO MANY DOCTORS SAID IT WOULD NEVER HAPPEN FOR US BECAUSE I HAVE A CONDITION THAT MAKES IT HARD TO CARE A CHILD.NOW I AM 7 MONTHS PREGNANT WITH OUR PRECIOUS BABY GIRL.GODS BLESSINGS.AREN'T THEY AMAZING.I PRAISE HIM DAILY...
    MONA MONA 26-30, F 24 Responses Feb 10, 2007

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    It's important for us to remember

    that happiness isn't found in the world. True happiness comes from fellowship with God.
    girlinthecity girlinthecity 18-21, F 14 Responses Jan 11

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    God sends the storm to show

    that He is the only shelter. Trust God and God alone :)
    girlinthecity girlinthecity 18-21, F 28 Responses Jan 14

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    The death of Leelah Alcorn - A few hours ago,

    I learned of another victim of suicide. Her name was Leelah Alcorn, and she was just seventeen years old when she took her life. I'm not blaming her for what she did. Suicide is a product of despair. She saw death as her only way out. The only thing that could stop the pain. I...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 14 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Our lives glorify God

    whether we live for Christ or in sin - Rom 11:36 (NLT). Living for Christ allows the "sunny, bright, happy" side of God to be displayed. It also expresses His holiness because we are becoming more like Him. In other words, we are becoming pure as He is pure (1 John 3:3 NLT...
    mysoulslover mysoulslover 26-30, F 16 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    John 14:27 27 Peace I leave with you; my peace

    I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
    girlinthecity girlinthecity 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F 16 Responses May 18, 2014

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    Xian Truth and Love

    I searched long and hard for the truth. I didn't completely believe years ago. I was too busy in life, worrying about every little thing, thinking of where I am going in life and how I'm going to get there, focusing on the trials and tribulations that came before me in the...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 23 Responses Jun 7, 2013

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    Galatians 5:16-26New American Bible (Revised

    Edition) (NABRE) 16 I say, then: live by the Spirit and you will certainly not gratify the desire of the flesh.[a] 17 For the flesh has desires against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; these are opposed to each other, so that you may not do what you want. 18 But if...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    The best advice for a good marriage: Take some

    time, think about your spouse and thank God for all the things in your spouse you are glad about - then notice the change inside of you. You will see your spouse differently.
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 15 hrs ago

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    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am a youngish UK Methodist

    and often feel like the only one there is. It can be very hard and sometimes lonely but on the flip side its quite freeing as there are no peers to try and get me to accept the dogma . So any other UK based none conformist feel free to pop by and say hi
    Piemandmu Piemandmu 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Here are the "5 Rules of Life": 1.

    God exists. Love the Lord, your God with your all. Either you believe in God and/or serve Jesus Christ or you serve Satan, the god of this world. 2. If you deny His existence, then you are "saying", by default, that you are god. You can war against this truth all you want but...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F 21 Responses Jan 8

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    RadicallyGreen RadicallyGreen 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2014

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    21 “Not everyone who says to Me,

    ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. 22 Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?’ 23 And then I will...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am an ex lesbian.. jesus has delivered me.

    . im on here sharing that whatever struggle you have give it to christ.. as you stop focusing on it and start looking intently at christ knowing he hears you. your struggle will stop being a struggle.
    exles exles 36-40, F 15 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    There is something about being a child of a

    Pastor that makes some things very difficult. They know I can play piano. I played at church multiple times. I was asked to play for choir but the thing is, I'm still learning. I looked at the choir songs to be played and I could play them, but not as well as they would expect...
    Melody98 Melody98 16-17, F 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    I came back from a funeral

    and before the deceased pass away, she requested that they play her favourite hymn at her funeral. Then you could hear the hymn "O Jesus I Have Promised" fill out the interior of the church. I think the hymn fitted wellC especially the first line of that first verse, "O Jesus I...
    EllaAfter EllaAfter 22-25, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I have been Christian

    for most of my life but I've never really acknowledged that I was one. Now that I'm older, I understand and I love being a Christian. It feels good to say that I love Jesus! He brings happiness into my life and I know he is that one person who will always be there for me no...
    TimidGrl01 TimidGrl01 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    What Do Christian Guys Really Think About

    Purity? Ladies watching this video may give you some hope in reminding you that there are special guys out there. Just patiently wait: http://www.projectinspired.com/what-do-christian-guys-really-think-about-sexual-purity/
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    abp62626 abp62626 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    Here is a bible passage

    that I am trying to understand. The second part appears to thoroughly contradict the first. Any thoughts of how to make sense of this: Exodus 34:6 "The Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 1 Response