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I Want God At the Center of My Life

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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 46-50, F 5 Responses May 17, 2007

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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, 2014

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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 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 28, 2014

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    What have I become, my sweetest friend.

    Everyone I know, goes away, in the end...
    maurylight maurylight 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 28, 2014

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    I have turned my back on the Creator

    for a while. I think I need to backtrack and focus. Be thankful for what I have, and pray for the future which stares at with with a giant question mark
    tan54321 tan54321 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    Until recently, I've always been lukewarm.

    Neither on fire for God nor a hater or nonbeliever. I wanted something more. I hit a rough spot starting May 2014 and it went on for a while, slowly getting better. I would get depressed because I wasn't happy with where I was at in life. I would here things from my brother-in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 5

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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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    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 am in desperate need of a car!

    Please read my story...i am extremely desperate. gofundme.com/wxvpew
    abis17 abis17 31-35, F Jun 14

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    please give me some advice,

    I don't want to be depressed again, my mum has ovarian cyst and kidney stone, I alaways think negative, I always have a bad dream , and now she has fever and her body is aching, I really don't know what to do please give me some advice to pass this problem I'm only 14 yrs. old...
    unicornharthart unicornharthart 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2014

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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 2 Responses May 17, 2014

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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 4 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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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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    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 3 Responses Aug 11, 2014

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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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    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 3 Responses May 13, 2014

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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 2 Responses May 24, 2014

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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 4 Responses May 7, 2014

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    Their is no more awesome,

    There is no more clean, There is no more interesting, But God he is all that n much much more, Jesus is his son , The Holy Spirit is His power , N I m his child forever amen, Love sara(~.~)
    Skoph Skoph 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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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 3 Responses May 24, 2014

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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 Oct 27, 2013

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    A smile can change someone's mood.

    Smile with love. I do that all the time and people respond positively.
    unappreciatedloney unappreciatedloney 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    be strong and of good courage do not be afraid

    for the lord thy god is with you wherever you go !
    cg2011 cg2011 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 12

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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 3 Responses May 24, 2014

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    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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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 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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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 1 Response Jul 2, 2014

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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 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2014

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    Dear Lord, Jesus, send your Holy Spirit upon us

    voter on this election day, so that we may be inspired to properly vote the people and propositions YOU know is best for our states, country, and the world, which may OR may not be who or what I think would be best. Please guide us. Amen
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M 2 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    Praying God's Promise: Cause your kindness

    and goodness to flow through me, Lord. It is not natural for me to think of others or to think of glorifying you, especially when my own life is filled with pain. Teach me to live supernaturally. I want to be selfless like you, Jesus, always looking for opportunities to bless...
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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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 1 Response Apr 26, 2014

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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, 2014

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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...
    QueenByAllMeans QueenByAllMeans 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2014

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    They're WRONG. They're ALL WRONG.

    I finally see and the veil has been lifted. My mom says a man cannot be with another man and a woman cannot be with another woman. But she's WRONG. She says that lust is the divide between a relationship. That a relationship isn't a friendship. How can it not be? Because it...
    MyNameMeansLight MyNameMeansLight 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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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 3 Responses May 7, 2014

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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 4 Responses Jun 15, 2014

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    I'm in love with love.

    .. Am listening to country love songs and making me wistful and dreamy... Oh love, what shall I do with you? What shall you do with me? You make me sick... Yes, lovesick... I am lovesick for you. Someone once said "Love is a powerful weakness"... I can understand now... My God...
    liveurbestlifenow liveurbestlifenow 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5

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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, 2014

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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 18-21, F 9 Responses Jun 26, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    I think it's a milestone

    and a very important event when you rediscover your faith in God, Lord Jesus Christ. :) Lots of people go to church, attend a mass, but without paying attention to what the pastor or priest preaches.. Not reliving what is taught or shared.. I grew up with a catholic family...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 22, 2014

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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 2 Responses Feb 21, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I believe in God.My relationship with God use

    to be really close and now we are going farther and farther away and I have no clue how to fix it. I feel sad and depressed a lot. Sometimes I get angry at God for things that don't go my way. There's always someone or something distracting from God once I try to go back to him...
    Kayla0504 Kayla0504 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 4

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    My minister told me this walk with God wasn't

    going to be easy but I feel suffocated, I feel like my anointing is being misused and abused ugh and I have production coming up and everyday I want to pull the plug on it, I feel like I'm too young to be carrying all these responsibilities
    Misunderstood7889 Misunderstood7889 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 14, 2014

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