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I Need to Be Closer to God

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    Is There Proof That God Actually Exists? - A watch requires a watchmaker. What of our infinitely more complex solar system, with the Sun and its planets revolving around it with...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 12, 2012

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    Fearing Closeness to Him - I feel I need to be closer to God on a daily basis, yet I also fear this.  I know from experience that suffering is a definite way to bring me...
    backontrack backontrack 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    Talking To God Now, Personal Thing Between Me And Him - I'm sick and tired of being away from you, God....Please God, you know my intentions and how I want to get myself on the...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21, 2012

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    Unhappy With Where You Are? - Where we are in life is exactly where we want to be. Not necessarily because it's what we want but because it's good enough. When good enough isn't...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 13, 2012

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    I Need To Be Closer, This Is My Prayer - Well for the past couple of weeks I have been alot closer to God than usually, but I want a relationship with him like i have with no other...
    sleepingangel sleepingangel 16-17 2 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    Lost My Way..... - A brief history:  I found Jesus when I was 16, during the early seventies when peace, love and flower childs were it.  I always talked and prayed to...
    LissaChef LissaChef 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    Closer To God - Closer to God is the only place I can be myself... without having to hide anything. Without maks or disguises. I am truly me, with all my flaws and with all the...
    watergirl07 watergirl07 41-45, F 1 Response May 27, 2010

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    Perhaps That Explains It... - I battle through many issues and I think maybe it's because I need to be closer to God, but at the same time I don't think that I can be because he...
    klr0712 klr0712 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    Am I Out Of My Mind? Oh! What Did I Do? I Feel So Bad.. -
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2013

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    I cried my heart out to God just few minutes ago. I haven't been very good to Him. It's a long story, but, this evening, I am so thankful for the people I have in my life right now...
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    All Men Saved ? ~ Predestination is the doctrine that God alone is the One who chooses who is saved, that He ordains the means, the time, and the circumstances of salvation and...
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    All Men Saved ? ~ Predestination is the doctrine that God alone is the One who chooses who is saved, that He ordains the means, the time, and the circumstances of salvation and...
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    One of my friends from church passed away in his sleep on Sunday night/Monday morning. It was crazy because I had just seen him that Sunday. It happened all of a sudden and it...
    meganayyye21 meganayyye21 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 4

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    Recently, I have been doing yoga and meditation. I pray to god before my yoga and meditation that I get the most out of it. I feel like god is very close to me now. I feel closer...
    Scarlett13 Scarlett13 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    They said live life to the fullest not to the foolish. Hello experience project listeners and readers. This is BRATNER once again. In life there are some happenings that must be...
    BRATNER BRATNER 22-25 3 days ago

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    So today I went to see God's not dead!!:) and it was a really amazing and touching movie. Well after I left I was thinking on how I have been moving away from God.. It really...
    drs0307 drs0307 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    This is my story. I grew up in an Atheist household, and got my passion for Christianity from my other relatives. I loved to talk about it all the time! As I started to get older i...
    EvangelistTeen EvangelistTeen 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    This is my story. I grew up in an Atheist household, and got my passion for Christianity from my other relatives. I loved to talk about it all the time! As I started to get older i...
    EvangelistTeen EvangelistTeen 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 7

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    I seem to understand spirits in Heaven more than humans on earth. I love to be around spirits because all they ever do is love me and the humans that I have been close to have all...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F Apr 8

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    It is my belief the position of anyone without acceptance of Jesus Christ and the triune God actually requires MORE faith/trust. If a believer is wrong and there is no God...then...
    1490wayb 1490wayb 46-50, M Mar 22

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    I watched a movie and some of you might have seen it or watched it but is called God's not Dead. I loved this movie so much it inspired me to come closer with God. If your not a...
    wolflover22 wolflover22 13-15, F Mar 26

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    Ok I love god so much. He is what gets me through everyday. He's everything to me. If it wasn't for him I wouldn't be alive. The devil tried to take me away when I was first born...
    Kaylamay17 Kaylamay17 16-17, F Mar 30

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    I adore God about two and ahalf years ago I didn't even know him since then so much as changed and the reason why is that I let god into my life and not to long after that I...
    rynamight rynamight 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and familiar with suffering. Like one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he took...
    FatherFarley FatherFarley 22-25, M Mar 30

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    It is my belief that God is real. Please don't knock me down just cause you don't agree, Atheists. We can disagree and still be respectful towards each others feelings. I am a...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Would like to share a little more from Nigel Mumford's CD on healing prayer. I may not have been able to attend the healing prayer service on Sunday, but I do have Nigel's CD's...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I grew up in my parents home learning about God. never did a day go by that they taught me. they brought me up in a Godly home and brought me to the house of worship every week. I...
    flyingangel7 flyingangel7 46-50, F Apr 3

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    Children of God; It upsets me when you blame God for the misfortunes in your lives (you know who you are). I hear it all the time "well, if there is a God then why does he let all...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I would like to share a devotion I read Saturday that blessed and encouraged me. I pray it does the same for you. Source: The Upper Room and Learning To Worship His Name; Title...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    It's been a while since I logged on Experience project. And I am thankful I can have a place where I can release some of my pent up feelings. It has been a year and three months...
    ChicaDee94 ChicaDee94 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Let me just start off with some background. I have been a Christian girl all my life, my dad left when i was 11 this rlly took a toll on me, i needed my father's love. i needed him...
    Porcelian Porcelian 16-17, F 20 Responses Mar 29

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    Sometimes it is easy to give into despair, discouragement, bewilderment, disillusionment, devastation, and, or depression. Our God does not want us to live in darkness. We need...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response a week ago

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    What is Sola scriptura? Answer: The phrase sola scriptura is from the Latin: sola having the idea of “alone,” “ground,” “base,” and the word scriptura meaning...
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M Mar 17

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    What is Sola scriptura? Answer: The phrase sola scriptura is from the Latin: sola having the idea of “alone,” “ground,” “base,” and the word scriptura meaning...
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    The evening took a turn for the worse when my dad got home. (Of course) My mom was upset because nobody ate the dinner she made 2 nights in a row. (In our defense last night she...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    The failure of the modern day Church to align themselves with the teaching and practice of the 1st century church has created the circumstances where loss of faith really means a...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Mar 24

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    aragonmorgolo aragonmorgolo 41-45 1 Response Mar 28

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    I would like to share one of my favorite verses in the Bible. Philippians 4:19 And my God will supply all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus. We can...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    God, before I met you, I was filled with pain and agony. I didn’t understand why, but I felt like I didn’t belong in my own body. Like my body and soul and heart wasn’t meant...
    jessik424 jessik424 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    you know getting close to god is the most powerful things on earth. God coming into your life is a good feeling that heals you. thinking positive attracts positive. negative...
    aragonmorgolo aragonmorgolo 41-45 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Today i will just write the verse in the bible that are good and powerful for me. . Proverbs 3:6 “In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.” (KJV...
    aragonmorgolo aragonmorgolo 41-45 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Earlier today I was chatting w/one of my friends in my circle about Philippians 4. He is right, it is indeed a gold mine. Philippians 4:12-13 I know what it is to be in need...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F Mar 29

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    I probably have some kind of abandonment issues. I’ve always put my worth in boys. I don’t know how to stop. They’ve always been something that I think has to be essential in...
    somethingorother585 somethingorother585 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I believe in God, maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible. And I believe in one Lord by whom all things were made. My concern is not whether God is on...
    Sarah4567 Sarah4567 22-25, F 12 Responses Apr 2

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    The first time I heard God's voice was almost ten years ago. I was lying in bed one morning. He did not speak aloud. He spoke to me in my thoughts. He said,"Turn on the radio." It...
    Allthingschrist Allthingschrist 31-35 1 Response Apr 7

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    I know God allows bad things to happen to people for many reasons we don't understand.Sometimes God just wants to save us from ourselves. He may have to send someone home(heaven...
    Allthingschrist Allthingschrist 31-35 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control... Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    The world is 13.7 billion years old, scientifically proven. The idea of god was not brought up until humans. If god was a real animate thing monkeys would have built shrines for...
    ThisAsianLovesYou ThisAsianLovesYou 16-17, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Desperately need a friend... I'm sorry this is a long background story but this is the abbreviated version. I'll try to make things clear. It may just come off as shallow, whiny...
    ArtsyPatrick ArtsyPatrick 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I saw God's not Dead on theaters with one of my good friends yesterday. I really couldn't believe the number I people who actually came to watched the movie. I was so shocked, and...
    heyitsmichell heyitsmichell 18-21, F Mar 23

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    Hello everyone my name is Mariah and I'm a young Christian mother well I'm basically kind of of nervous for my future and my child I just need and want god to bless me in all ways...
    mariahvallejo mariahvallejo 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24