I Am Trying to Be a Better Christian

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 520 People

    One of them, a lawyer,

    asked Him a question, testing Him, "Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?" And He said to him, " 'YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND.' This is the great and foremost commandment. The second is like...
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    Sep 22, 2015


    I was saved almost two years ago in a very moving and spiritual mixed christian church! Ever since then the spirit of God been guiding me. The holy spirit will then tell me not to watch **** by telling me, "You don't have to do this", whenever I sin or even think of it! Today I...
    PharaohAzul PharaohAzul
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2013

    This is truer than words can express.

    I feel like I fail Jesus so much. I wish I could give him what he deserves, but we will never be enough. We are not worthy on our own, he makes us worthy.
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    Jan 2

    Actually I'm not trying very hard at the moment,

    life is proving just too much right now. But if the bottom line is doing less harm than good, hopefully I'm not messing up too badly.
    ProfessorYaffle ProfessorYaffle
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 7
    maddgirl maddgirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 31, 2014

    Not Because I'm Afraid Of Hell

    I'm not even sure I believe in the traditional concept of hell.I want to be a better Christian simply because I believe Jesus was all about love, kindness, charity, and wisdom, and I want to reflect that in my attitude and actions toward others. That's my motivation- being the...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Jan 28, 2011

    A Prayer of Requests should be anticipated

    and we should have faith and trust that it will be granted. By believing so, some Prayers are answer if it is God's Will and plan for You and I. If it is not yet the right time? It seems will be unanswered or he has a different plan for us. So we have to always Patiently...
    myaetour myaetour
    36-40, F
    Oct 24, 2014

    In Jesus Name

     Dear lord Jesus, Be with these ppl who are trying to grow closer to you.  You know this life is not easy. You know we all have doubts and concerns for this life. You know how much Satan wants to pull our minds and hearts from you. Your kingdom is not visible...
    Beauphord Beauphord
    46-50, M
    6 Responses Jun 4, 2009

    I Try

    I don't think people understand my point of view as much as I would want them to. I am extremely religious and it's a habit to try to get people and non-believers to try the Gospel. I've been trying even harder to stand up for what I think is right.... but it is getting harder...
    Lilysilver13 Lilysilver13
    18-21, F
    May 7, 2011


    com/chris-sosa/jesus-is-just-a-myth-tell_b_5749472.html?fb_comment_id=fbc_585794461530630_586587281451348_586587281451348#f2fca96fd209a24 I want to know what my brothers and sisters in Christ think?
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    Sep 4, 2014

    I Have to Work On It Daily

    I was a person who in many years past had a bad childhood and I know that there are people with the same experiences. Because of my experiences back then I was very disillusioned about my christian faith. But there was one thing my parents did is that they always made me go to...
    threeblindmice threeblindmice
    1 Response Jul 24, 2009

    I Am Trying

    I believe in faith that some how the moral codes that we live by where laid down for us by a human being who had a huge understanding of the human nature and all it frailties and strengths.  Would I live in a world with out faith no I would not, faith...
    Jillykirby Jillykirby
    46-50, F
    1 Response Dec 12, 2009

    A Long, Drawn Out Story About a Guy Who Really Messed Things Up!

      Once again, I am trying to be a better Christian anew.  I return the traitor, the prodigal son once more, in hopes of receiving grace, forgiveness and acceptance.  To quote Jennifer Knapp, “Abba, Father, You must wonder why, more times than Peter I have...
    BehindBlueEyes3 BehindBlueEyes3
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2009

    I Know I Struggle And That I'M Not Perfect

    But why is that so hard for other people to see in themselves too? It's not like I'm the only one who messes up. God is on my side, and even if you're an atheist or another religious practice, if it were fate or even your god, you would agree, wouldn't you? Everything happens...
    TurtleTopia TurtleTopia
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2013

    Good and Bad Times

     I always know that God is there for me but when my life seems to be going well i tend to forget and when it crashes back down i feel like im stupid so i am trying to just stay with God through the good and bad times but its challenging.  
    writingislife writingislife
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 30, 2009

    I am a Christian, but sometimes I feel like

    that I'm not giving God the respect that I can fully give. I feel like only 5% of my life is based for him, and I know it should be 100,000,000,000%. Does anyone have any verses or anything that contain advice?
    StellaJoy StellaJoy
    16-17, F
    Feb 19, 2014

    God Loves You Personally

     From the founding of the world god knew you. He knows what you have done, he knows what you will do, he knows the number of hairs on your head. how intamate is that?? God showed his love for you in this; before you knew of him, before you believed in him, even for those...
    Beauphord Beauphord
    46-50, M
    10 Responses Jun 25, 2009

    I am trying to be a better Christian by what I

    say and do...my yes being yes and my no being no...by praying more...reading my Bible more...by sharing the scriptures w/others...by encouraging others. I would like to share a devotion w/you that I read recently. Slippers or Shoes Source : The...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady
    61-65, F
    Feb 20, 2014

    I have been trying to turn my life completely

    and quite honestly its been working... like i have a weird sense of calmness in my heart. BUT there are 2 minor problems i have recently been faced with... The first is my boyfriend- the sweetest guy i have ever been with, he's a Christian too, however although he is with me...
    Dimples411 Dimples411
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 4, 2014


    For many years I doubted my faith. I doubted the existence of God because I was angry for all the perceived injustices in my life. I blamed Him for almost everything that went wrong - my father's death, my boyfriend's being unfaithful and just about every small thing that hurt me...
    Pinkpout Pinkpout
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 25, 2010

    It's a life -long process,

    this I know. I had my fair trial of trials and tribulations, and I know that they are far from being over. I have struggled, fought, lost and failed. I've learned so many lessons in my life, and some mistakes I repeated. As I come upon my 27th year of life I realize I want to...
    sweetiepoo sweetiepoo
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 12, 2014

    Stuggling As God Changes Me Through Prayer

    Everyday God changes me in some way through his WORD and SPIRIT. The decisions I make are not always good decisions because I am still trying to be in the driver’s seat instead of letting God handle it like I should. He is still there though, talking to me and leading the way...
    vernon051 vernon051
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Jan 11, 2013

    Just To Share The Message

    let me tell you, make sure you read all the way to the bottom. I almost deleted this email but I was blessed when I got to the end.God, when I received this e-mail, I thought...I don't have time for this... And, this is really inappropriate during work..Then, I realized that this...
    JulyRocker JulyRocker
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 16, 2011

    If We'Re Free, Why Not Live Like It?

    There is nothing more beautiful than receiving one of the Sacraments of Initiation. One of the most beautiful is Baptism. Most people receive their Baptism, or the light of Christ when they are young. Some wait until they're older. But when it happens, you are free. You are clean...
    num83rs num83rs
    Feb 24, 2013

    I Just Can't

    Is it wierd that I feel uncomfortable to talk about God or Jesus with some people. I feel very comfortable with other people though. Am I missing something?
    naugleh naugleh
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 23, 2009

    Searching For A Heart Of Gold!!!!

    Lord bring me a hungry heart, that I may serve you and do my part.My heart knows you so well .I know you've gifted me.Allow me to use what you've blessed me with.That I may fulfill my destiny and lift your name and spirit in their heart ,soul and lives..The day is now the place...
    anotherbrother anotherbrother
    May 5, 2011

    I Want To Be A Christian

    I am trying to be a good christian, i know i've said a few words i shouldn't have. I also lie, and sometimes dihonor my mom. I can't really help it though, but am going to start trying to behave like a good christian should. I love god, and want to go up into heaven. I want god...
    JoLewis JoLewis
    Feb 24, 2012

    Being A Christian Is Not About Political Parties, It Is About Living In Christ.

    I am personally so tired of the political rhetoric surrounding those who are claiming Christianity today. I have observed many Presidents, Congressmen, Senators, Governors, Mayors, etc., etc., claim a Christianity they don't exhibit, not only by their personal behavior but...
    cowboygrandpa cowboygrandpa
    56-60, M
    1 Response Sep 28, 2010

    Life Will Happen

    ... but nothing will seperate us from the love of God.    35 Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or hungry, or destitute, or in danger, or threatened...
    Beauphord Beauphord
    46-50, M
    5 Responses May 31, 2009

    I am a Christian who has sex,

    and feels very guilty about it. I can't stop though!
    masterbater3000 masterbater3000
    18-21, F
    Mar 16, 2014

    Learn Sumin New Everyday

    I just recently dicided 2 renew my faith n God. I been through so much n life and concernin religion that i had giving up. bt nt that long ago my eyes were open up 2 wats real and wats nt even if its concerning ppl who say they livin 4 christ. And nw everyday i learn sumin new...
    Hop3 Hop3
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 12, 2009

    I Keep Making The Same Mistakes Over And Over Again!

    The New Year just started! It is the only day and I am still having a problem with some of my old habits - **** and obsessive over my sexuality! All in all - I don't want to be attracted to other females and watch ****! I am 16! I am a young lady with a bright future ahead! I am...
    PharaohAzul PharaohAzul
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 3, 2013


     recently i have gotten REALLy close to God... things have changed so much for me... nothing will ever make me doubt the power and love of God... 
    writingislife writingislife
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 25, 2009

    Surrounded By Evil~

    So, I was watching a documentary called "Afterlife" on Netflix. As an introvert, I was enjoying my time alone as the sisters and mother were out busy doing whatever. Made me a couple of hamburgers.. Mmm.. But I overall was focused on the content of what I was watching. It wasn't...
    JeuneCirque JeuneCirque
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 6, 2012

    Just Started Reading This Book Abt Prayer

    Im try to see things in a different way. A friend of mine gave me a book called "the power of a prayin wife" as i was readin it i had to stop cus i couldnt stop cryin while i was readin it. im only in the first chapter but wat i read so far was amazin. This book was givin to me...
    Hop3 Hop3
    22-25, F
    Jan 24, 2010

    Not in a religious way

    but Ina relationship way and hoping out others give and not take away that's me baby oh yeaaaa
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    Oct 6, 2015

    Lord Relieve Me Of The Burden Of Self, Make Me An Instrument Of Your Will.

    AM I ALONE?!!.....My heart hungers , yes I know God is all there is....My heart hungers to be the man that's his....My heart hungers to walk the path of love...My heart hungers to become the man from above...... My heart hungers to overcome self.....My heart hungers to reach for...
    anotherbrother anotherbrother
    Apr 30, 2011

    It's not easy being a Christian in this dark,

    evil and wicked world. Here lately it just seems like satan really has the upper hand in things, but as followers for Jesus Christ and God, I know that's not true. Our Farther God controls ALL things, good and bad. The devil is very limited. And sometimes my own personal...
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    2 Responses Jul 17, 2015

    Who Are "The Least of These"?

    Perhaps you're familiar with the story in the synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, John but specifically Matthew chapter 25:31-46) where the Lord is teaching about service and humility. Here's the parable of The Sheep and the Goats:31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory...
    afreimann afreimann
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 20, 2013

    Guess what ladies and gentlemen?

    ?.... GODS NOT DEAD!!!!! :)
    angeleyes2019 angeleyes2019
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2014

    So tonight I was about to do something I had no

    business doing, yes it was a sin, and I knew what I was about to do was wrong. But God intervene and got me out of it. All praise and glory to my Father God and my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I still prayed and repent for the weakness of my flesh, though I didn't give into...
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    1 Response Jul 30, 2015
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