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I Want God At the Center of My Life

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    God, At Least My God, is

    God, at least MY God, IS at the center of my life.  Sadly, I think people confuse God with religion.  I may worship the Judeo-Christian God, but that doesn't mean I worship the church :)
    MartaHellsing MartaHellsing 21-25, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2007

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    I feel that I love one direction more

    than God. I mean he's done so much for me, I should love him sooo much, (which I do) but I feel I'm loosing faith to a boy band! I think my New Years resolution should get God more into my life
    cotygal123 cotygal123 13-15, F Dec 26, 2013

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    I Am Blessed By God

    I have held onto my Faith during the worst times over the last year and asked God to provide for me, as I couldn't find a job that would pay enough to keep my family alive.  I haven't worked full time in over 15 months, so I was almost out of money, savings and retirement...
    LonghornFan LonghornFan 56-60, M 6 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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    I know that everyone has their own opinion in

    life on how things should be!! People have to realize we are here for gods purpose not our own!! Why worry about being rich and famous or the clothes you wear or what car you drive because you can't take it with you when you die!! God wants us to love one another and help each...
    nicolv32 nicolv32 31-35, F 2 Responses May 13

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    I read a devotion that I would like to share

    with you. Source: Portals of Prayer Title: Restrain scripture Reading: John 8:31-32; Psalm 119:81-88 scripture Focus: If you abide in My Word you are truly My disciples (John 8:31). Thought For The Day: There is no perfect church or perfect Christian, but we are called to...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response May 24

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    When you are going through something hard

    and wonder where God is remember the teacher is always quiet during the test. My current feelings of frustration and emptiness are just indications of a weak faith. I think if I strengthen my faith I can strengthen myself 😌. Things would be much easier.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response May 17

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    I went through tough times.

    . And I feel like I have let down God.. Many times.. I feel ashamed and I want to rebuilt this relationship that we had.. But I don't know what to say.. I feel like his so far from me right now.. But i want him to be at the center of my life again! Any advices ?
    muyakaa muyakaa 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    With God as my center all other things become

    minute in comparison, especially my problems.
    GreenPanda2015 GreenPanda2015 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I was born and had my life full of hell.

    Emotional abuse, sicknesess and sick daughter. This is all i got from life. I have a good life now. I have a home, food, drinks. I have clothes but im still not happy. The past hurt eats me alive. I was by couselour, i have another meeting with new one soon. I think maybe he...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 2

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    There is nothing better

    than to have GOD in the center of my life. some one here on EP keeps telling me that there is no GOD and how GOD has done nothing for me, He told me so many things to try to down me and to get me to lose my faith in GOD. GOD has done so much for me all my life. HE is so great...
    flyingangel7 flyingangel7 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I heard a sermon about what real love is.

    I would like to share it with you. scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 13:1-10, 13 And now I will show you a more excellent way. If I speak in the tongues of men and angels, but have not love, I am a resounding gong or clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses May 24

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    I was reading from a devotional given to me by

    a friend called the Trinity School Ministry 2014 Lenten Devotion written by divinity students. The Trinity School for Ministry is an evangelical seminary in the Anglican tradition. scripture Reading: Morning: Psalm 107:33-43; 108 Evening...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses May 7

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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 sinful nature w/its passions and desires. Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step w/the Spirit. (Galatians 5:22...23-25). The...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    Gods Faith

    A random lady who lives four houses from mine came to knock on my door just a couple of days ago. She was a stranger someone I have never even seen before. She introduced herself and explained she wanted to help my family. We are new to the neighborhood and she had heard from...
    Joyce29d Joyce29d 36-40 5 Responses Sep 7, 2012

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    Brothers and sister please pray

    for me I am struggling with living the way god pleases. I fall in to sin allot and I don't want to. I am only 17 and I have no Christian friends at school or even my church I have Christian friends who foot my school but don't act like they are Christians I feel so lonely with...
    beltran beltran 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 1

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    Sometimes I Forget

    Sometimes I forget that I need Jesus at the center of my life.  That I get my strength from him.   He's always there for me.  He never forgets me. I don't pretend to know how we got here, or why we're here, or what His plans are for any of us. I Do know that...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 41-45, F 5 Responses May 17, 2007

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    I can't even explain in words how badly I want

    a good and close relationship with God, but every time i seem to try, I feel like I just mess everything up. I end up being in situations that make me mad about something and curse, or I'll lose my temper, or be tempted to do something I know I'm not supposed to do. (drugs, sex...
    adventuretimer adventuretimer 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    Just My Thoughts For Tonight...

    I have faith in God, but very little in myself... I think that's part of what holds me back in letting go of the darkness in my life. I have such a difficult time picturing myself as one of those kind, sincere, and self-sacrificial people that make the daily choice to put God...
    OblitusAuri OblitusAuri 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    I know one sure way to place God at the center

    of my life is to read God's precious Word and to do devotions. I would like to share a devotion that I read recently. The devotional I got it from was "Portals of Prayer;" scripture Reading: Luke 9:23-27 and Psalm 70; the title is Strength and Patience. scripture Focus: If...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F Mar 4

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    I Love God And Love Him Being Center Of Every Area In My Life!

    God has blessed my family so much. My husband and I work together from home and we have 3 beautiful baby boys. We work from home and every time we talk to new people about our "job" we always talk to them about God! We have seen so many blessings from this! We go to church all...
    PerlaPedraza PerlaPedraza 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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    My All

    God is my everything with out Him I could do nothing he is the air I breathe
    wildflower65 wildflower65 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2011

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    I want God at the center of my life.

    I really do. But its so hard with all the distractions in life. When I live for God I am much happier but it takes more effort. Someone at my church camp said. Okay so in life we have boxes in a closet. One box for school, one for social life, friends, family, sports, etc. and...
    ShyProdigy ShyProdigy 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    scripture Reading: But the fruit of the Spirit

    is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Let us not be conceited, provoking and envying each other (Gal. 5:22-23, 25-26). The by-products of a spirit-filled life are in perfect harmony w/the intent of God's law. A person...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    Life has never been better

    for me when god is in my life. But I always find myself drifting away. What helps to keep you guys in faith? Why do you believe in god? What has god done in your life? :)
    Spurtheblackdog Spurtheblackdog 18-21, T 1 Response Aug 11

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    Parables of Jesus-- Why did Jesus speak in

    parables? Of all the parables in the Bible, Jesus Christ Himself made the greatest use of this literary device. One can only imagine the wonder of the occasions: Jesus -- drawing from real life issues of agriculture, justice, greed, and love -- would capture the attention of...
    FatherFarley FatherFarley 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I would like to share a devotion from of my

    favorite devotionals called Learning To Worship His Name. scripture Reading: Leviticus 20:1-8 scripture Focus: "Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy: for I am the LORD your God. And ye shall keep my statutes, and do them: I am the LORD which sanctifies you...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response May 1

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    Situations get me down,

    but you hands sustains my heart again The patterns seem to be so strong so break this mold and free me to live But there's questions and i ask "why" I need you when my souls dry You sustain me when I'm falling down You embrace me when no one's around I close my eyes, I...
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F Jul 2

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    Going through things you can't understand .

    Psalms 40: And psalms 37. Is a guide line when things get confusing for me and others I share with . And john gospel chapter 15 : lightens the hardships in life. Read them 3 x a day for 3 days and it quite revolution for me . Also john chapter one. Psalms 3 . When I forget it...
    elizabethfitzgerald elizabethfitzgerald 56-60, F 2 Responses May 24

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    Lover Of My Soul

    I truly want and desire my Saviour Jesus to be at the very core of my life. To be the very first person I think of when I wake up each and every morning, and the last person I think of before going to sleep. Alas I am only human, and all the circumstances of life tend to cloud my...
    livinHiswil livinHiswil 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2013

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    bohemiangroove bohemiangroove 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    This morning I read a devotion

    that I would like to share with you. Source: The Upper Room; scripture Reading: Ephesians 3:14-21; scripture Focus: Paul wrote, "I can do all things through [Christ] who strengthens me" (Philippians 4:13); Thought For The Day: When I feel I cannot continue, God's strength...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I need to practice more gratitude to God

    for everything He has blessed me with in this great universe. I feel we have become an ungrateful society where we ask for more and more and are less thankful for all the blessings of our Lord. I've begun to be more thankful. I will glorify His name. I will meditate on His words...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I would like to share a devotion I read the

    other day. Title: Priceless Treasure scripture Reading: 1 Peter 1:1-9; Psalm 115:1-11 scripture Focus: Not with perishable things such as silver and gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot (1 Peter 1:18-19). October 29...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses May 24

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    Wonder Why We Still Suffer When God Is With Us?

    We all believe in God...we  all pray Him at times of trouble to help us out n keep us happy? N not just most, but all of the time He answers our prayers. But it does sometimes happen that though how much ever you pray, seems like HE aint listening at all...your problem wouldn't...
    ritzy29 ritzy29 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2011

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    Learning To Allow God To Be My Lord And Not Just My Savior

    I thank God for the fact that all who believe on Jesus can expect to spend eternity with Him but I also desire to spend this life walking in union with Him. Jesus told those Jews that believed on Him that if they continue in His Word, then they are His disciples and that they...
    equipped4change equipped4change 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2011

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    When I put God at the center of my life,

    I feel so secured and everything turns out to be positive.I learn how to accept things as they are and embrace the realities of life thinking that he made it for a reason.I also learn how to value people around me because of the thought that God wants love to reign.When you...
    letthetruthprevails letthetruthprevails 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    When Peter Looked Away

    This group has me thinking about Peter. He was walking across the water because Jesus had called him, the moment he took his eye's off Christ he began to sink. Think about it as long as we keep God in the center of our life He keeps us from sinking.
    SAILORDAD SAILORDAD 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    This will just talk crazy

    and we are all tested every single day. What a comforting thought to know that my heavenly father watches over me. And all I have to do is worship and obey and will have life everlasting. This means more to me then just going to happen. But spend it with my family. The way I...
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I Want God

    I wish I could have God at the centre of my life.  I have realized being an average christian is not enough.  Blaming others for what is wrong, or blaming circumstances will not take you anywhere.  It is better to focus on God, despite all the wrongs that are...
    wakeshoe wakeshoe 31-35, F 11 Responses Nov 6, 2010

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    God is with me. I love him with all of my being.

    Recently he placed me on an assignment to distribute these powerful Himalayan Salt crystals lamps to everyone in the land. I am obedient and he has blessed me every step of the way. On my new quest I met a lady that told me about...Reiki (Getting closer to God). Now I feel like...
    HimalayanCrystals HimalayanCrystals 36-40 Jan 20

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    I have tried and tried

    and I continue to try to live a Saved Life. But every time I think going I'm the right direction something always happens. I just want to be saved and allow God to use me for his Purpose!
    Shakira31 Shakira31 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 15

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    I would like to share another name

    for God from the Learning To Worship His Name Devotional. The title is EL - SHADDAI, God Almighty. scripture Reading: Genesis 17:1-5 scripture Focus: "And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thrr, thou thou mayest be a multitude of people." EL...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 3 Responses May 7

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    It's All In The Tears

    Humans are all sophisticated animals, and our daily lives can revolve around so many of them. The little things start to pile up and you can get so exhausted and feel like every person has let you down. At the end of the day, I cry. I cry because life seems hard, and I doubt so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 11, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I was having problems with sleeping. I started sleeping 24 seven and couldn't stay awake. So my doctor put me on medication that wakes me up during the day. The problem is now I...
    Britt25 Britt25 41-45, F Jul 23

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    I want to live life to the fullest because someday it's not gonna be there, it's all gonna be over so why not do what makes you happy? Why not do what you enjoy and why not try new...
    ginawexler ginawexler 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hear people complain about life everyday, why don't i ever hear anyone saying I'm glad God let me wake up another day or just something positive. Stop focusing on the negative...
    Nikki1421 Nikki1421 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I wake up every morning thanking God for waking me up another day and I do my best to think positive. I try not focus on the negative and appreciate the positive things that are...
    SexyBellyButton80 SexyBellyButton80 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    To live life to it's fullest ... For everyone it can mean a totally different thing. For some it may mean finding their soulmate, to others it may be having a family, others could...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I've been married for 28 years. My children are grown up. My husband is out going, life and soul, hard working but I'm lost. I feel conditioned which is maybe my fault. I...
    simply44 simply44 51-55, F Jul 31

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    My life at the moment is shite all I want is a good job even though I'm 14 I'd live to have my own flat of something and a guy in my life I've never kissed anyone and all I want I...
    Lolbeansarefun Lolbeansarefun 13-15, M Jul 20

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