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I Believe God Is In Control

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    Through My Cancer

    “Yes, the results are here, but the doctor who reads them won’t be in until Tuesday, “ the increasingly rude receptionist said. “Well, is there any doctor there that can read them? I’m really nervous.” “There is, but he’s not the one who reads the tests...
    InesMor InesMor 61-65, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2013

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    All this acne but what does it mean maybe it's

    just me maybe it's the cream why do I look at my self an cry why do I look an wanna die ,You see me but don't see me can u even see the real me I'm somewhere under this great defeat what is the cause cuz I can't take the heat, I'll give anything to stop this look anything just...
    rongotstackz rongotstackz 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    Greetings in the name of our Lord

    and Savior Jesus Christ. This is the day that the LORD hath made let us rejoice and be glad in it! Rejoice! Rejoice I say and be glad in it! Source: The Upper Room Title: BE BOLD, BE STRONG scripture Reading: Joshua 1:1-9 Key Verse: The LORD said to Joshua, "Be strong and...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response May 29

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    I found the perfect boy in my life,

    cause I didn't search. I had given up on everyone till god put him in my life and changed me. We changed each other, I smiled a lot more than I used to.
    TheHurting TheHurting 16-17, F Jun 18

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    Just today, i eould say tonight,

    God turned all my negative thoughts and worries and fears into a positive one, calmness and gratefulness were showered upon me. Have been depressed and worried since Sunday last week. I kept on praying and I surrendered everything to Him. Seems like I was just worrying too much...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I believe God is in control.

    A few days ago I was watching the news in regards to the wild fires out in California. There was a gentleman being interviewed about the wild fire that stopped right before it burned his house to the ground and possibly many others. To me, this speaks of God's sovereignty...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses May 18

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    sunshinemae sunshinemae 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    Never look back at your past

    for God has set a better future for you
    sunshinemae sunshinemae 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 29

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    Here is another [short] devotion.

    scripture Reading: For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, bit of power, of love and of self-discipline (2 Timothy 1:7). Thought For The Day: Power, love and self-discipline-these ARE available to us because the Holy Spirit lives in us. May years ago the only Bible I...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    CALLING ALL PRAYER WARRIORS!

    !! CALLING ALL PRAYER WARRIORS!!! Update on my father-in-law: He has decided NOT to have the cancer surgery for the jaw cancer. When he went for his pre-op appointment the hospital could not give him any definitive answers as to recovery time and when he would get the feeding...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 4 Responses Jun 18

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    sunshinemae sunshinemae 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 23

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    sunshinemae sunshinemae 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 3

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    You may not understand his ways

    but trust His plans
    sunshinemae sunshinemae 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 29

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    What is the best gift

    that you receive from God?
    sunshinemae sunshinemae 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    Yesterday at the suggestion of an EP user,

    I read Psalm 11 and I did. I read the Notes too. I was so blessed that I would like to share it w/you all. This Psalm is about King David when he was forced to flee for his safety several times. While David wisely avoided trouble, he did not fearfully run away from his...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I saw the movie about the tsunami in Japan.

    Powerful! What devastation! God was at work in the midst of all that devastation. He was in complete control of every detail. He definitely showed us what a loving, compassionate and powerful God He is. Imagine a family on vacation and all of a sudden the resort was...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response May 24

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    More Than Ever

    With all the weather events occuring in the US and all that's going on around the world, I am more convinced than ever that God is in full and complete control of everything. That gives me great comfort.
    debbienc debbienc 61-65, M Jun 3, 2011

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    On November 3rd I fell in the kitchen.

    There was glass flying everywhere. I felt like I had whiplash from my neck all the way down to my feet. It could have been so much worse. God protected me. Let me explain further: I have hardware in my back to straighten my spine (two rods and six hooks). I am one very...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    God is making sure that i hav balance in my

    life.. Ive experienced this dozens of times last month and this month Last month we had exams.. Very important exams.. Before the exam i was cramming.. I dunno how ill be able to pass those exams.. First day of exam, i got good grades.. I felt good.. Second day, damn! The exams...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    Just focus your eyes on Jesus.

    Avoid the destructions from the enemy because it will only make your life miserable.
    sunshinemae sunshinemae 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 13

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    sunshinemae sunshinemae 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I'm not sure where my home is.

    I have a house that I live in however it's not a home. I go to my boyfriend's parents house and they are lovely to me. Their home is lovely however I don't feel like it's home as I don't live there. When I go back to my Mother's home, it doesn't feel like home. I know I'm at uni...
    H717 H717 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    I truly believe that way

    before we were born, God knew us. He has all of our lives already mapped out. All we should do is follow him, and trust and believe that he has a better place for us with him one day.
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 12

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    I just wanted to say with all things going on

    in this world today do not be discouraged for god is in control and as long as you believe in him you shall be saved! Matthew 10:28 Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell. Now...
    nicolv32 nicolv32 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    To read scripture and meditate on the lord's

    word is a blessing in times of testing, The Lord always guides us.
    jakey40 jakey40 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 1

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    The LORD himself goes

    before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged." Deuteronomy 31:8
    jjones723 jjones723 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    Oh yes he is! Put your trust in him

    and he will see you through 100% of the time. He may not come when you want him but he is always right on time!
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    Feeling troubled,worried?

    Direct your mind and Let the peace of God rule your heart. He has always taken care of you , now is no different. God blessed you all 🙏
    jjones723 jjones723 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    I now see when I am worried,

    I many times act all happy and silly to cover the feelings, yet worrying sick! I see is my way to cope with the emotions! And not let them take over :D You know what they say, keep your SMILE ON! 😃 God you're Good and Faithful.. so I will just sing sing sing! 🙏
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    My husband told me that there was a news story

    about a baby who fell eleven stories and lived. It goes to show that our God is a powerful God! It shows that He IS in control of all the situations of our lives! Look around and see the hand of God at work in our world and in our lives and in the lives of those we love and...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses May 24

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    I found god through a time of great need.

    Where my life was flashed infront of me in a matter of seconds
    stormykiwi stormykiwi 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 22

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    sunshinemae sunshinemae 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    A man that will lead you to God

    and not to sin is always worth the wait
    sunshinemae sunshinemae 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I just realized that today in my test.

    Their is no happiness without God.
    kokogogo kokogogo 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Some people may not like you

    but you don't have to please all of them. You only have to please God .
    sunshinemae sunshinemae 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    Being in a country where results matter

    so much, it does get difficult to not feel inferior especially when I'm surrounded by so many smart people. However God has shown me that He alr has a plan for me and I don't have to be envious of others. Wherever I am, I can be a testimony for Him. It's precisely during the...
    empathizer empathizer 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 22

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    I am on a journey. I came from a dark place,

    my life was full of **** and lust. It took a shattering event for me to accept my weakness and change. I am only 100 days into my new life. I know God is in control. I am not perfect but understanding more everyday on how I should act in Gods eyes.
    Dlgadlga Dlgadlga 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    While I was at the my doctors' office yesterday

    I was told a true story and would like to share it w/you. This story was told to myself and my h/b by the grandmother. Her daughter was told she would never be able to conceive. But, she did. The doctors' thought she would not be able to carry the baby to term. They sewed...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response May 29

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    I would like to thank GOD

    for all the things he has done for me.
    Skisky Skisky 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 2

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    I truly feel blessed with that. I went through some horrible experiences but I could go on and forgive everyone, not for them, but for me. I try to remind myself to sympathise...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I've had so many experiences in my life to where God was what I relied on most. There was this time when I was in high school and my glasses had broken before my 2 year renewal...
    arianemariexx arianemariexx 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Divine Faith Words devoid of ignorant emotion, life's only true devotion. Speak not from anger, sadness or despair, nor entertain the demon snare... Fear, anger, envy, greed, an...
    StunningPhoenix StunningPhoenix 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    The Bible and Hypocrites I am a believer I believe the bible is the world of God Many people don't believe the Bible because it was written by a man so therefore what's in the...
    LilBigThinker LilBigThinker 22-25, M 7 Responses Dec 1

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    I believe in God. I believe he created the earth, and all of us on the earth, and that He loves us. I believe God sent His Son, Jesus, to save us from our sins. I believe He sent...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    I believe God sent us here on Earth for our final test. What the final test? It depend in your faith in god whether we accept our heavenly father as creator of all mighty.
    562alex 562alex 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Jesus is the reason for Christmas! It may not be Jesus exact birthday but it's when we celebrate it as Christians! Thank you Lord Jesus! Jesus is a gift that just keeps giving. Let...
    s123456789s s123456789s 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    How do you answer a question that has no answer? A question like 'how do you know?' Some people answer with a question, 'how do you know what?' And that's how you know they don't...
    welchbw welchbw 18-21, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Merry Christmas everyone and god bless :)
    Disturbetheuniverse Disturbetheuniverse 16-17, F 20 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Emotions are so extremely powerful that they can taint everything good in your life. I'm starting to realize that you can be the most amazing person in the world, but unless people...
    StunningPhoenix StunningPhoenix 26-30, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago